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Building first gaming computer on budget

Last response: in Systems
August 18, 2012 5:23:28 AM


I am new to the world of computers and I was hoping to build on budget. Below is a build my friend has come up with and I would like to know if it would be the best build for a gaming computer for the price.


Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with Upgraded USB 3.0

GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

MSI N660 Ti PE 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16

OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W Modular High Performance Power Supply

Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)

AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core

SAMSUNG Spinpoint M8 HN-M500MBB 500GB 5400 RPM 2.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Notebook Hard Drive -Bare Drive

XIGMATEK Gaia SD1283 120mm Long Life Bearing CPU Cooler bracket included LGA 2011 i7 i5 775 1155 AMD and dual fan push pull compatible
August 18, 2012 5:24:57 AM

get a cheaper case, antec three hundred two or bitfenix shinobi window
August 18, 2012 5:32:17 AM

The Hyper 212 EVO performs better.