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[Home built] Opinions/advice on my set up

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August 19, 2012 5:00:50 PM

Hey all, Im planning on getting a new rig and this is what I've come up with. I would like to shave off around 50$ if possible and if anyone knows any good deals or recommends something different please tell me! Thanks for any help you can offer me. Yea I used new egg but if there's anything on Tiger Direct that would be good too.. I believe there's no shipping. I want the whole thing to be around 600$ not including shipping.

PS: For gaming, hopefully arma 2, BF2, BF3

Processor: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor: $109.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS: $89.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Video Card:

Nvidia
EVGA 01G-P3-1366-RX GeForce GTX 460 SE (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card $99.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

OR

Radeon
PowerColor AX6850 1GBD5-DH Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity: $91.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Power Supply:
COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power RS600-PCARE3-US 600W ATX12V V2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Power Supply: $64.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM:
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL: $45.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Cooling system: now since u new to this i recommend you to build a fan cooling system but u can make it water cooling if u want.
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/AM3+: $34.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Computer Case: COOLER MASTER Storm Scout SGC-2000-KKN1-GP Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case: $79.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

DVD/CD driver MSI 18X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM IDE DVD-ROM Drive Model DH-18DP : $19.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


HDD: Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive: $59.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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