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June 10, 2012 3:00:06 PM

Purchase Date: Within the next 15 Days
Budget Range: $ 600 - 650 (not taking in account of keyboard, mouse, monitors)
System Usage: Programming/development, Run multiple virtual machines, watching HD movies
Country: USA
Parts Preference: Hoping to hook up (2 x 23” AOC led monitor) or Any other brand (but 23” is the fix for me)
Over clocking: No (Since I don't play games)
SLI or Crossfire: No
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080
Operating System: Linux (Ubuntu / Fedora) running Gnome 3 or other KDE 4 ( I go from using KDE to fluxbox to Xfce)
Expectations: A System that runs quietly, doesn't heat up a lot.
Comments: I would like someone to review my psuedo build, before I actually buy the parts and start building it myself. Given my purposes, I would like some to suggest me a video card or select one from the list I have posted. I also wish to get the most out of every buck I spend. Please, let me know If I have gone overboard with the system specs. Reviewers please address the heating issue, if there's any; as I would really like a cool and silent system.

1.AMD FX-4170 Zambezi 4.2GHz (4.3GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Quad-Core Desktop Processor FD4170FRGUBOX
2.ASRock 990FX Extreme3 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
3.COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power RS600-PCARE3-US 600W ATX12V V2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Power Supply
4.G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-8GBRL
5.COOLER MASTER Elite NV-334-KWN1-GP Black SECC ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
6.Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
7.LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM
Total (After rebates) = $ 519
Graphics Card (Choose One) :-
1.EVGA 01G-P3-2616-KR GeForce GT 610 1GB 64-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card ~ $ 55.00
2.EVGA 01G-P3-2631-KR GeForce GT 630 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card ~ $ 80.00

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June 10, 2012 3:20:12 PM

MMm, i would Rather go With Intel the pentium cpus are more friendly with heat.

everything is okey i suggest you looking at the Gt 440 instead of those 2.
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June 10, 2012 3:55:25 PM

As far as the heating does, would it help if i got a better heatsink and not the stock heatsink that comes with the cpu.
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