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June 6, 2012 7:56:51 PM

First off hello all! As the topic says this is my first time attempting a 100% from scratch build and I am in need of advice on parts compatibility plus maybe some advice on price etc.

Approximate Purchase Date: Jun 10-20

Budget Range: $1000-1200
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming

Parts Not Required: Monitor, mouse and keyboard.
Preferred Website(s) for Parts:New Egg
Parts Preferences:AMD


SLI or Crossfire:Maybe

Monitor Resolution:Not sure yet
Additional Comments: I have posted the link to my new egg wish list so you can see what I have choose so far. Also too if there are any parts missing that ill need it would help to know that as well. Thank you in advance. :)

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June 6, 2012 8:05:03 PM

I can't view your wishlist. :p 

This is what I would recommend:

It will max out all modern games for a year or so, with enough headroom to SLI in the future.
Nowadays you just can't make an AMD build that will beat a Intel+Nvidia Build in straight up gaming performance.
June 6, 2012 8:05:24 PM

You have to make the wishlist public.
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June 7, 2012 6:09:14 AM

Wow! Thanks for all the responses. Also sorry about the new egg wishlist. I though I made it viewable to the public. Well I really liked your build too Merueth. I will more then likely be purchasing tomorrow or the next so ill let you guys know what I decided. Thanks everyone! :sol: