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First Time Build Doube Check

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July 22, 2012 7:06:39 PM

Hello, this is my first time building a PC and I believe I have picked out parts that will work well for my budget however I am nervous about compatibility. Please take a look and see if anything wont work/ let me know what you think

Case: Cooler Master RC-430-KWN1 Elite 430 Mid Tower ATX Case $49.97
Processor: AMD HDT45TWFGRBOX Phenom II X6 1045T Processor $149.99
MOtherboard: Biostar TA870U3+ AMD 870 Motherboard $103.99
RAM: Patriot G2 Series PGD38G1600ELK Division 2 Edition Desktop Memory Kit(8GB) $49.97
Graphics Card: XFX Radeon HD 6770 HD677XZNFC Video Card $117.99
Power supply: Apevia ATX-WA750W Warlock 750-Watt ATX Power Supply $91.99

(I already have an optical drive as well as a harddrive from an old computer that I'm going to use)

For a total of $563.90 (all of this is from tigerdirect as there is a store near me)

thank you very much and I appreciate every one of your reply's! :pt1cable: 

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July 22, 2012 7:42:00 PM

Apevia power supplies are horrendous as are their cases. You don't really have to be nervous about compatibility - however I would really think twice before buying that power supply. I think I'd dump that whole build and go for something like this:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i3-2120 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H77-DS3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($43.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 1GB Video Card ($164.98 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair 600W ATX12V Power Supply ($61.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $560.91
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-07-22 15:42 EDT-0400)

If you don't need a hard drive you can upgrade to the i5-3450 and get a quad core CPU and it will be a little over $600.
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July 28, 2012 6:18:56 PM

I will take your advice on the power supply
(only reason i picked it was the blue led lights)
Would this be a good replacment for the power supply?

Ultra LS600 Lifetime Series 600W Power Supply $45.99

Unfortunately I cant get the parts you listed for those prices because i live in Canada and newegg charges shipping here

Also Im thinking to use the Intel Core i5-3570K for the processor so now my build is looking like this;

Cooler Master RC-430-KWN1 Elite 430 Mid Tower ATX Case $49.97

Intel Core i5-3570K BX806237i53570K Processor $234.97

Biostar TZ68K+ Intel Z68 Motherboard $114.99

Patriot G2 Series PGD38G1600ELK Division 2 Edition Desktop Memory Kit $49.97

XFX Radeon HD 6770 HD677XZNFC Video Card $117.99

Ultra LS600 Lifetime Series 600W Power Supply $45.99

Total $613.88
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July 28, 2012 7:16:34 PM

Nope. It's just as crappy. Just go with g-unit's build.
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