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Will this build be okay for gaming?

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September 1, 2012 9:24:57 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-4170 4.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg) Already bought
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($28.98 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($82.42 @ NCIX US) Already bought
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda Green 1.5TB 3.5" 5900RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($205.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($36.99 @ Newegg) Already bought
Power Supply: Corsair 600W ATX12V Power Supply ($51.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ Outlet PC) Already bought
Total: $706.30
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-09-01 04:59 EDT-0400)

Any good? I want to play games at max settings on 1980x1200.

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September 1, 2012 10:49:32 AM

Only need 8GB of RAM.

It wont max out the more intensive games (Crysis 2, BF3, Metro 2033, etc), but you will get high-ish settings at a respectable framerate.
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September 1, 2012 1:53:54 PM

1: reduce to 8gb
2: add 30 dollars and you get a 7870 from xfx after MIR i think
3:D ont use 5900rpm drives as a boot drive. they will slow you down. id rather get a samsung 830 128gb SSD for now and add another hard drive in the future to get more storage
4:this is a better power supply. it will supply more power than that corsair 600w
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb...
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