AMD build,looking for help Tags: New Build AMD Systems Product Last response: July 26, 2012 7:22 AM in Systems Share windows4life 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 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASUS M5A97 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=13-131-... SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity (100315L ) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... OCZ Vertex Plus R2 VTXPLR2-25SAT2-120GB 2.5" 120GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Corsair Vengeance Blue 8 GB (2X4 GB) PC3-12800 1600mHz DDR3 240-Pin SDRAM Dual Channel Memory Kit CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Vengeance-PC3-12800-1600m... Sony AD-7280S-0B 24x SATA Internal DVD+/-RW Drive (Black) http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0057FRTPW/ref=as_li_s... Antec Three Hundred ATX Mid Tower Gaming Computer Case http://www.amazon.com/Antec-Three-Hundred-Gaming-Comput... Asus VE228H 21.5" Full HD HDMI LED BackLight LCD Monitor w/Speakers ASCR 10,000,000:1 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular High Performance Power Supply compatible with Intel Sandy Bridge Core i3 i5 i7 and AMD Phenom http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001EYV690/ref=as_li_s... anything to add or change? More about : amd build avenseth12 July 26, 2012 1:04:07 AM I noticed you do not have a storage HDD. You only have the SSD. I would think about something like this: Samsung by Seagate Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ/ST500DM005 500GB $69 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Do you have an operating sytem? m 0 l windows4life July 26, 2012 1:52:11 AM i have windows 7 home premium and hdd look's good. m 0 l Related resources AMD Turbo Boost HELP! - Forum Comparison of AMD's APU and CPU+GPU help - Forum Core i5 Vs AMD A10. Help! - Forum AMD Catalyst mystery/ blue screen of death.. PLEASE HELP!!! - Forum Please Help! Low FPS on Crysis 3 with AMD HD 7970 even OCed - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer avenseth12 July 26, 2012 2:58:25 AM Good build and good luck m 0 l nekulturny July 26, 2012 6:56:32 AM 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. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l dudewitbow a b À AMD 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. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... alternatively, he can have a low cost cpu and put his budget and hopes on piledriver in october. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPlease Help!!!!! My Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO/ AMD Forum SolvedAmd Overclocking help Forum SolvedHelp me decide set of gaming PC (AMD/Intel) Forum SolvedAmd-A10 6700 Help? Forum SolvedAsus DirectCU II AMD R9 270x Black screen. HELP Forum SolvedHelp Needed! Questions on AMD v Intel, Prices, and a "Which on is better" question! Forum SolvedAMD APU 7850k Help! Forum Solvedhelp me choose a rig Amd Am3+ Forum SolvedChanging Processor. AMD To Intel Core i5 Help? Forum SolvedNeed help with a AMD PC Build! Forum Solvedamd raid Windows 7 installation help me !! Forum SolvedJust got a Gigabyte 970A-DS3P AMD Motherboard need help Forum SolvedHelp needed in updating AMD Catalyst Drivers for Lenovo Notebook Forum SolvedAMD 8320 and R9 270 temps, help! Forum SolvedAMD FX 8320 Temp Help Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !