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July 8, 2012 6:50:52 PM

About to buy parts for a new computer, and while I am pretty sure everything is good I thought I should double check.

Processor:
AMD Phenom II X4 975 Black Edition Deneb 3.6GHz Socket AM3 125W+ a Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler-----$140
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002G1YPH0/?tag=pcpapi-20

Motherboard: ASRock 970 EXTREME3 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard------$89.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: SAPPHIRE AMD Radeon HD 6870--$169.99
http://www.amazon.com/SAPPHIRE-Radeon-6870-GDDR5-Graphi...

Power Supply:CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 V2 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply--$60
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM: Kingston 4 GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM 1333 (PC3 10600) --- $ 20.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6820139046
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Corsair Vengeance 8 GB---$48.99 not sure if it is worth the extra $30ish or not.
http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Vengeance-240-Pin-Platfor...

Case: NZXT Source 210 -Inches ELITE-Inches Midtower Case --- $ 49.99
http://www.amazon.com/Technologies-Source-210-Computer-...

HDD: Seagate Barracuda 7200 1 TB --- $ 84.98
http://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Barracuda-3-5-Inch-Intern...

I plan on buying in the next couple of days, and Thanks ahead of time for the help!

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July 9, 2012 11:55:43 AM
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Get the 8GB of DDR3 1600. Its worth the extra money if only to make sure you have enough RAM. Besides, that'll ensure you won't need to upgrade more in the future. Just make sure you have 64-bit OS installed for it to use all 8GB of RAM.
July 9, 2012 11:47:01 PM

Alright thanks I will go the ddr3 1600 route then.
July 12, 2012 5:06:21 AM

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