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July 13, 2012 11:58:58 PM

So for the last month or so, ive been doing research on this current build. Now its time to actually buy the part for the build but i wanted to make sure everything was compatible before going and purchasing them.


Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

ASUS M5A97 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity

COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power Plus RS500-PCARD3-US 500W ATX12V v2.3 Power Supply

CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model

AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX


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July 14, 2012 12:06:13 AM

what is your budget? i can probably build better
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July 14, 2012 12:14:14 AM

id get a 6870 from XFX at newegg.com its 154.99 after MIR

id get a xfx 550w PSU instead. has more quality

id get gskill ripjaws x instead. they are usually cheaper and lower profile
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July 14, 2012 12:15:58 AM

What is the difference between G-Skill Ripjaws and Vengeance?
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July 14, 2012 12:19:31 AM

gskil is another brand. you basically pay for the same thing but its cheaper
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July 14, 2012 12:27:37 AM

Ah, okay but would the current PSU work for this build or do i need more power?
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July 14, 2012 12:33:42 AM

nah go with mine. its more reliable and built by seasonic which makes the best power supplies in the industry
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July 14, 2012 12:47:34 AM

I cannot afford it though i am afraid :/ 
Would it still work?
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July 14, 2012 12:59:04 AM

how about a seasonic M12II 520w. just as good as xfx model

it would work but i wouldnt trust it that much
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July 14, 2012 2:07:51 AM

What do you mean you would not trust it?
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July 14, 2012 3:15:49 AM

Don't get that power supply. Coolermaster does not make the best power supplies.
I have the Corsair 430w V2 and it's alright.

The Coolermaster psu isnt 80+ certified
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July 14, 2012 4:04:03 AM

Thank you soo much, almost bought it v.v
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July 14, 2012 12:20:50 PM

was about to get on that but guerrero beat me -___-
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