First Computer Build

Approximate Purchase Date: 4-5 weeks

Budget Range: My budget is about 700 dollars

System Usage from Most to Least Important: School, a few games, maybe some video editing/recording

Parts Not Required: Mouse, Keyboard, Monitor speakers

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Country: United Sates

Parts Preferences: I don't know, anything that works I guess.

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: ?

Monitor Resolution: Couldn't find it on mine. Can purchase a new one if needed.

Additional Comments: I would like a quiet PC that is good for about everything.


I have a list of parts-

Case-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147153

CPU-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115077

RAM-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220558

Motherboard-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157293

Hard Drive-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148221

GPU-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130625

OS-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986

PSU- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817152035

I've had a little help with it but besides that it all me.

NOTE: I'm young and this is meant to also be a learning experience
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  1. Check out my $650 build here:
    http://www.squidoo.com/electronicandmore
    OS:
    http://www.softwaresupplygroup.com/microsoft-windows-7-home-premium-64-bit-oem-branded.html
    It'll put you slightly over the budget but definitely a huge improvement overall.

    6870 vs 550 Ti
    http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/540?vs=541
    i3 2100 vs i5 2400 (the i5 3450 is slightly better than the i5 2400 but no benches)
    http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/289?vs=363
  2. thanks
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