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? windows4life July 26, 2012 1:52:11 AM i have windows 7 home premium and hdd look's good. Related resources Final Check of First Gaming Build-Looking for Suggestions - Forum My First Build(Looking for advice and thoughts) - Forum My first build...looking for advice on rig and parts - Forum Advice on a build...looking to the experts - Forum New Build/Looking for insight/review - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer avenseth12 July 26, 2012 2:58:25 AM Good build and good luck 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... 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFan filter on radiator? ForumFirst Build(Looking for second opinions) ForumNew $1500 build...Looking for some OC advice ForumApprox $1700 i5 build-looking for clarity ForumNew build...Looking for suggestions ForumFirst build--looking for a case ForumHelp me troubleshoot, please ForumBuild For Christmas - Any Suggestions? ForumChecking for PC Upgrade ForumHelp me rebuild my ancient computer for less than $500. ForumNew build won't post, starts for a second and shuts down ForumRecent build; mobo keeps rebooting Forum[Solved] My parts arrived :D Check out my build! Forum[Solved] Advice on PSU/Chassis for a New Build ForumNew System Crapped out... HELP! More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !