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My first build (gaming) please help!

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June 12, 2012 7:44:51 AM

So here is the scoop, i need to know which one of these setups would work. so if you can take a look at them and tell me which ones work, and if the both work that's fantastic. If they don't i would appreciate you offering me your expertise on how to optimize the build. I am trying to keep the build under $700

First:
http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx...

Second:
http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx...


Thank you for your time.

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June 12, 2012 8:19:50 AM

That RAM for the intel build has to go. Not only is it that old school 1.65v RAM, the H77 board only supports 1600Hz with an Ivy Bridge cpu. Also that psu is junk.

Try something like this...


http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $114.98 save: $10.00 - $10.00 Mail In Rebates FREE SHIPPING
COOLER MASTER Elite 311 RC-311B-SWN1 Silver Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
ASRock B75 PRO3 LGA 1155 Intel B75 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $54.99 - $34.99 after mail-in rebate card FREE SHIPPING
LEPA B550-SA 550W SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $130.98 save: $11.00
Intel Core i3-2120 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 BX80623I32120
ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $25.99 FREE SHIPPING
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-4GBRL
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