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First build, need your thoughts before I pull the plug

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May 23, 2012 4:18:17 AM

PCPartPicker part list:
Price breakdown by merchant:

CPU: Intel Core i3-2120 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard:Biostar H61MGC Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($49.99)
Memory: Pareema 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($18.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 6670 1GB Video Card ($90.55 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair 430W ATX12V Power Supply ($26.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $544.46
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-05-23 00:15 EDT-0400)

This is my build aimed for d3, LoL, and web browsing. I would like decent fps to play smooth.
Also can you guys check if everything I have is all compatible and set to go before I buy it to start on it.

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May 23, 2012 5:45:01 AM

Wheyou get good playable frame rates depends on the resolution of your monitor .

But here is a Radeon 6770 for $84
which saves you money and increases performance

Using a single stick of RAM is false economy . The computer will perform best with a dual channel ram kit
This kit cost a little more but will increase system performance a lot

Consider an AMD motherboard and processor

Fx 4100 processor $110


Performance will be the same in games , and better in many applications