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First PC Build for 850 Dollars

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July 14, 2012 1:41:38 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: In the next few weeks

Budget Range: (e.g.: 300-400) 850 dollars are rebates and shipping

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Video Encoding, Web browsing

Are you buying a monitor: Yes

Parts to Upgrade: (e.g.: CPU, mobo, RAM) All Parts

Do you need to buy OS: Yes, plan on using OEM

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (e.g.: newegg.com, ncix.com -- to show us selection & pricing) Newegg

Location: City, State/Region, Country - United States Midwest

Parts Preferences: by brand or type (e.g.: I would like to upgrade to Intel CPU) Whatever gets me the best bang for the buck

Overclocking: Maybe, in the future

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe, in the future

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: My first PC Build, Want to get into gaming and such.

This is what I currently have: https://secure.newegg.com/WishList/MySavedWishDetail.as...

Asus VE228H 21.5" Full HD HDMI LED BackLight LCD Monitor w/Speakers
Model #:VE228H
Item #:N82E16824236100
Return Policy:Monitor Standard Return Policy
In Stock
Mail in Rebate Card
Note (Add)
$189.99 -$45.00 Instant $144.99


Update

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM
Model #:GFC-02050
Item #:N82E16832116986
Return Policy:Software Standard Return Policy
In Stock
Note (Add)
$99.99 $99.99


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ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
Model #:D RW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS
Item #:N82E16827135204
Return Policy:Standard Return Policy
In Stock
Note (Add)
$19.99 $19.99


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Kingston HyperX Blu 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3B1K2/4GX
Model #:KHX1600C9D3B1K2/4GX
Item #:N82E16820104203
Return Policy:Memory Standard Return Policy
In Stock
Note (Add)
$29.99 $29.99


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Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Model #:Three Hundred
Item #:N82E16811129042
Return Policy:Limited Replacement Only Return Policy
In Stock
Note (Add)
$69.99 -$15.00 Instant $54.99


Update

Scythe SY1225SL12M 120mm "Slipstream" Case Fan
Model #:SY1225SL12M
Item #:N82E16835185058
Return Policy:Standard Return Policy
In Stock
Note (Add)
$15.99 -$5.00 Instant $10.99


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AMD FX-4100 Zambezi 3.6GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor FD4100WMGUSBX
Model #:FD4100WMGUSBX
Item #:N82E16819103996
Return Policy:CPU Replacement Only Return Policy
In Stock
Note (Add)
$109.99 $109.99


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ASUS M5A97 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
Model #:M5A97
Item #:N82E16813131767
Return Policy:Standard Return Policy
In Stock
Note (Add)
$99.99 -$5.00 Instant $94.99


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XFX Double D HD-685X-ZDFC Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with ...
Model #:HD-685X-ZDFC
Item #:N82E16814150515
Return Policy:VGA Standard Return Policy
In Stock
Mail in Rebate Card
Note (Add)
$159.99 -$5.00 Instant $154.99


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Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Model #:WD5000AAKX
Item #:N82E16822136769
Return Policy:Standard Return Policy
In Stock
Note (Add)
$84.99 -$20.00 Instant $64.99


Update

CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
Model #:CMPSU-600CXV2
Item #:N82E16817139028
Return Policy:Standard Return Policy
In Stock
Mail in Rebate Card
Note (Add)
$79.99 -$10.00 Instant $69.99


Subtotal: $855.89

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July 17, 2012 6:17:08 PM

Looks like you did a good job. Nothing in particular is jumping out at me as being a bad choice. Nice build.
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