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Need a bit of advice first time gaming build
Aug 11, 2012, 10:05 PM
what im gaming with now.
compaq Presario sr1610nx
amd althon 64 4000+ 2.4 ghz
3 gb ram 400 mhz
geforce gtx 470
i think anything i buy will be better than this, but im not too sure on that.
thats why im here asking for a bit of advice.
going to use my rockfish 500W PSU and the gtx 470 (gtx 470 for now)
from hours and hours of reading online i came up with this,,
ASRock 970 EXTREME3 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
Athena Power CA-GSB01DA Black 0.8mm SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - OEM
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL
total $235.79 shipped
need MoBo, CPU, RAM, Tower, only
hopefully what i picked out is way better than what i have, and will run games at a good pace.
Approximate Purchase Date: tonight the rebate on the cpu ends tomorrow
Budget Range: $250.00
System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies)
Parts Not Required:mouse, keyboard, lcd screen, video card, power supply
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com
Parts Preferences: any
Overclocking: Maybe (would have to learn about it)
SLI or Crossfire: Maybe would have to learn about it)
Monitor Resolution:what ever is good for the gtx 470
thank you for taking the time to help me out.
Aug 19, 2012
Aug 11, 2012
need advice time gaming build
Aug 11, 2012, 10:16 PM
added items so u dont have to click them..should of done that sorry
Aug 11, 2012, 10:19 PM
unless the power supply was made by super flower, id probably get something else
a much better config. the i5 3450 can beat the 965 in pretty much everything. the case i am listing is a very good bang for the buck
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