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July 16, 2012 3:26:40 AM

I'm trying to build a decent computer for around (Preferably under) $1000. here is what I've been looking at, I'm 90% sure this is compatible. :o  this is my first time trying this, so any thoughts what so ever are welcome. i did go with AMD more so because they seemed slightly cheaper for an increase in preformance.

DVD drive:
LITE-ON 24X DVD Writer - Bulk - Black SATA Model iHAS224-06 LightScribe Support - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
^^^^ i planned on upgrading this in the future, just a POS for now, so i can install windows.

Computer Case:
COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD:
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX 2TB SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Wireless adapter (Necessary):
Linksys WMP600N PCI Wireless Adapter with Dual-Band
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard:
ASUS Sabertooth 990FX AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

Video Card:
MSI R7850 Twin Frozr 2GD5/OC Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

PowerSupply:
COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power Plus RS700-PCAAE3-US 700W ATX 12V v2.3 Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

RAM:
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...[#ff0010]
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Processor:
AMD FX-8150 Zambezi 3.6GHz Socket AM3+ 125W Eight-Core Desktop Processor FD8150FRGUBOX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

OS:
I had planned on just throwing windows 7 ultimate on it, any other suggestions are welcome. (:[/#e1ff00]
July 16, 2012 3:38:47 AM

looks nice, 8120 is a better value, stock coolers aren't worth using by many accounts new fx processors are due out by winter, with %20 better performance, 8 core might not really be worht it right now
July 16, 2012 3:43:00 AM

But the 8120 and 8150 are both 8 core processors, just one is .5Ghz faster.
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July 16, 2012 3:45:28 AM

Everything looks good. I would go for the FX-8120 and put the $30 saved into something else. The FX-8120 can run 4ghz using just a 20x multiplier with no problems and you should not need any voltage overclock at all. One more thing I would really consider an aftermarket CPU cooler the one that comes with the FX-8120/8150 can get very loud.
July 16, 2012 3:47:25 AM

Is it just the fact that they get loud is why they're not so good? and would you happen to have a good (decent) prices cpu cooler you could recommend?
July 16, 2012 4:07:35 AM

ponchobot said:
Is it just the fact that they get loud is why they're not so good? and would you happen to have a good (decent) prices cpu cooler you could recommend?
CPU Cooler:COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/AM3+
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU Cooler:COOLER MASTER V6 GT RR-V6GT-22PK-R1 120mm DynaLoop CPU Cooler w/ Universal bracket & Dual Fan
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...



July 16, 2012 4:29:42 AM

Also you will need low profile ram so that the aftermarket cooler doesn't conflict with it take your pick RAM:Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model BLS2KIT4G3D1609DS1S00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM:G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-8GAB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


RAM:CORSAIR XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMX8GX3M2B1600C9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


RAM:G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM:CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CML8GX3M2A1600C9B
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM:CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model CML8GX3M2A1600C9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

July 16, 2012 4:34:38 AM

So, just the fans and downgraded processor are basically it? Everything else seems to be okay? (:

EDIT: and the ram, lol.
AND this isn't low profile ram then, is it?
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
July 16, 2012 4:47:26 AM

ponchobot said:
So, just the fans and downgraded processor are basically it? Everything else seems to be okay? (:

EDIT: and the ram, lol.
You don't half to downgrade your CPU it's fine and the heat sink is needed to keep your cpu cool and so you can overclock however if you don't want to overclock you don't half to get a aftermarket heat sink and yes everything is fine except your PSU :lol: 
July 16, 2012 4:48:34 AM

ponchobot said:
So, just the fans and downgraded processor are basically it? Everything else seems to be okay? (:

EDIT: and the ram, lol.
AND this isn't low profile ram then, is it?
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
no it's not
July 16, 2012 5:11:32 AM

For a system using a single Radeon HD 7850 graphics card AMD specifies a minimum of a 500 Watt or greater power supply. The power supply should also have a combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 24 Amps or greater and have at least one 6-pin PCI Express supplementary power connector.

For a system using two Radeon HD 7850 graphics cards in 2-way CrossFireX mode AMD specifies a minimum of an 600 Watt or greater power supply. The power supply should also have a combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 32 Amps or greater and have at least two 6-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors.

so this is the PSU i suggest for future proofing cooler master makes allot of great products psu ain't one of them lol http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
July 16, 2012 10:01:05 PM

These would be acceptable only newegg charges more for them so you would be better off buying from amazon or tigerdirect these two are decent ones that don't claim false about what they really put out sorry man that's as cheap as i could find you that would allow you to run two 7850 extremely overclocked :D  Antec High Current Gamer HCG-620M, 80 PLUS BRONZE, 620 Watt Modular Power Supply
http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=w...

OCZ OCZ-ZS750W ZS Series Power Supply - 750W, 80 Plus Bronze, 135mm Fan, Active PFC, Single +12V Rail
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...
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