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July 26, 2012 12:20:32 AM

ok i'm aiming for a $900- system for all around pc use and some games. here's the list so far

AMD FX-4170 4.2GHz Quad-Core Socket AM3+ CPU with AMD Virtualization Technology - FD4170FRGUBOX

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 (100315L )

OCZ Vertex Plus R2 VTXPLR2-25SAT2-120GB 2.5" 120GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Corsair Vengeance Blue 8 GB (2X4 GB) PC3-12800 1600mHz DDR3 240-Pin SDRAM Dual Channel Memory Kit CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B

Sony AD-7280S-0B 24x SATA Internal DVD+/-RW Drive (Black)

Antec Three Hundred ATX Mid Tower Gaming Computer Case

Asus VE228H 21.5" Full HD HDMI LED BackLight LCD Monitor w/Speakers ASCR 10,000,000:1

OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular High Performance Power Supply compatible with Intel Sandy Bridge Core i3 i5 i7 and AMD Phenom

anything to add or change?

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July 26, 2012 1:52:11 AM

i have windows 7 home premium and hdd look's good.
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July 26, 2012 2:58:25 AM

Good build and good luck
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July 26, 2012 7:22:24 AM

nekulturny said:
My advice is to get a Phenom II 965 instead of the FX-4170. Yes, I'm an "AMD guy", I'm telling you, the Phenom II is s better CPU with a more consistent performance record.

alternatively, he can have a low cost cpu and put his budget and hopes on piledriver in october.