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July 12, 2012 7:53:30 AM

Hey, I was wondering if this build is decent for a low budget(600-800) computer build. If i need to change anything feel free to message me.

Approximate Purchase Date: August ,2012

Budget Range: Around 600-800

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming mostly and basic everyday job such as web surfing and microsoft words.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Tigerdirect.com

Country: USA

Overclocking: no

SLI or Crossfire: no


Additional Comments: A cheap and durable gaming pc that can handle and run games at decent setting.

-Motherboard
ASUS M5A97 AMD 9 Series AM3
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] 1_Ynt04RfA

-CPU
AMD HDT45TWFGRBOX Phenom II X6 1045T Processor
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] wfKepQ2azw

-RAM
Corsair CMV4GX3M1A1333C9 4GB DDR3 RAM (1333mhz)
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] F8BDKDy4qA

-Video Card
EVGA GeForce GTX 550 Ti SuperClocked (1GB)
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] bH5lHVoq0A

-Hard Drive
Western Digital WD10EALX Caviar Blue Hard Drive - 1TB
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] D-1000EALX

-Optical Drive
Lite-On IHAS124-04 Internal DVD Writer
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Search

-Case
Cooler Master RC-430-KWN1 Elite 430
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] CatId=1509

-Power Supply
Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 600-Watt ATX Power Supply
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] =C283-1206

-Fan controller + fans
AeroCool Touch2000 Fan Controller + 2 Apevia CF12SL-BBL Blue led Case Fan - 120mm
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] &CatId=501
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applica [...] &CatId=802

Thank you for taking your time helping me out.

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July 12, 2012 9:39:52 AM

please do not get that power supply, it will fail @ 450 watt load
Corsair CMPSU-600CXV2 $69.99
$49.99*After Rebate
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July 12, 2012 10:32:28 AM

If gaming is your primary objective, I would suggest the Phenom II 965 quad core over the 1045T. I'd also consider finding a way to work a 6870 video card into the budget. Take it from someone who owns a 550 TI, its not a bad card, but there are better ones out there in the same price neighborhood. If need be, even an older GTX 460 is a stronger performer than 550 TIs, and they're around the same price.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

I agree with looniam, CoolerMaster is not well known for quality power supplies.
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July 20, 2012 6:06:11 AM

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