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May 28, 2012 5:09:47 AM

looking to build my first gaming computer . keeping it under 600 $ would be best. games such as bf3 diablo 3 cod 4 and gta would be the highest spec games. any suggestions or problems you see would be appreciated .


operating system MS Windows 7 64-bit SP1

CPU: Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 BX80623I32100

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL 3

MOBO: MSI P67A-G43 (B3) - motherboard - ATX - LGA1155 Socket - P67 - LGA1155 Socket

Graphics Card: EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) FPB 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Optical Drive: Asus - 90-D40FJV-UBN10- Internal DVD-Writer

Power Source: KINGWIN ABT-650MM 650W ATX 12V v2.2/ BTX SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Power Supply

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May 28, 2012 5:17:54 AM

P67 chipset boards can overclock , but they cant access the graphics on your processor

your processor cant overclock

An H61 based motherboard is the budget choice , or you should move to Z68 or Z75/77

Generally Id rather have a Radeon 6850 than a 550 ti

You will need a 4- 500 watt psu . NOT the kingwin . The Corsair CX 430 is ideal for this budget $35 with rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
May 28, 2012 5:45:29 AM

i feel as if 430w is low.
May 28, 2012 5:47:47 AM

It isn't.
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