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June 16, 2012 5:17:27 PM

The specs I plan to use in my future build are
GIGABYTE GA-A75-UD4H AMD A-Series Motherboard and AMD Quad-Core A8-3870K 3.0GHz Radeon HD 6550D APU Bundle Link:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

AMD AE34G1609U2 Entertainment Edition Desktop Memory Module - 4GB, PC3-12800, DDR3-1600MHz, 240-pin DIMM, 1.5V, CL9
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

XFX Double D Radeon HD 6950 HD-695X-CDFC Video Card with Eyefinity
http://www.****/usa/XFX-Double-Radeon-HD-HD-X-CDFC-Video-Card-Eyefinity-49-deal-df1756836.html

PSU- Thermaltake W0382RU Modular Power Supply - 750 Watt, 140mm Fan, 80 Plus Bronze, Active PFC
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Ultra XBlaster Mid-Tower V2 Case - ATX, MicroATX, USB 2.0, Audio, 6x 3.5" Bays, 4x 5.25" Bays, 7x PCI Slots, Lifetime Warranty with Registration
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Western Digital WD3200BPVT Scorpio Blue Mobile Hard Drive - 320GB, 2.5", SATA 3G, 5400 RPM, 8MB
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...


Any recommendations are accepted this is mainly a budget build and first build. Take me easy please because this is my first post. Thanks!

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June 16, 2012 6:53:34 PM

Go for 8GB of ram if you can. Also, don't forget about Windows unless you already have a copy:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

The hard drive is 2.5" and 5400rpm - you want a 3.5" 7200rpm drive. Something like this:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

You'll also need a cheap DVD drive unless you already have one:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

Should be quite good for gaming as a budget build.
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June 16, 2012 9:15:53 PM

Change of plans!
I decided I'm going with:
Biostar H61MLC motherboard
Intel i3 2120(in the near future I'll switch to a 2nd gen i5 or 7)
NZXT Source 210 Case
550 watt PSU
I'm a little stumped on the graphics. Thinking a GTX 560Ti(Comes with BF3!)
8GB of DDR3-1333
I don't think that PSU could run the motherboard, CPU, and GTX 560Ti...:|
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June 16, 2012 9:16:43 PM

It depends on the brand of the PSU and the series.
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