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September 21, 2012 3:14:28 PM

Hey Tom's,
This is my first build and on a budget with a little to Spair before buying soon. I would like some input or thoughts on it please. Feel pretty good about it but,
Is this ram correct for the set up?
Should I up the power supply to 500w?
Best thermal ...stuff to use for the apu?
More Fans?
I will get add a video card and more ram soon. (the USB wifi is for another pc will be moving the modem to this one)
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September 21, 2012 3:24:27 PM

Look for a 1600Mhz RAM instead of an 1866MHz. You won't notice a difference.
I prefer the Phenom II x4 965, but yea don't take my word for that.
PSU is enough.
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September 21, 2012 3:30:41 PM

Is that with the apu in mind? I read something about the faster the ram the better for them more then most also the price is probably very close, gonna check thanks
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September 21, 2012 3:33:55 PM

Great checking them all out now, thank you
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September 21, 2012 3:35:02 PM

its not going to make a ton of a difference. yes higher speed ram helps but high speed ram comes with higher latency which counteract each other
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September 21, 2012 3:42:10 PM

Oh geeze I read half that power supply info XD
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September 21, 2012 3:43:51 PM

atleast it wasnt junk. its very good but not the best for the money
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September 21, 2012 3:49:34 PM

Ok well I have realistic views on how this will run, I haven't kept up on hardware for awhile. Should I worrie about over heating or wait and see how it runs?
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September 21, 2012 3:52:48 PM

it wont overheat
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September 21, 2012 3:55:43 PM

You should be fine with stock cooler, unless you're overclocking...?
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September 21, 2012 4:00:05 PM

there is no stock cooler with the 3930k. so i suggested getting the nh-d14 se2011 from noctua
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September 21, 2012 4:16:25 PM

Ohh okay. My bad.
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September 21, 2012 4:35:16 PM

the Llano system is a decent one for basic use and light gaming. (720p for high end stuff)

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD A8-3870K 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($109.98 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Asus F1A55-M LE Micro ATX FM1 Motherboard ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($28.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 6670 1GB Video Card ($56.97 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill R363-M-BK MicroATX Mid Tower Case w/400W Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $341.90
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-09-21 12:32 EDT-0400)

this adds a 6670 in crossfire, 8 GB RAM, a higher quality motherboard (though it lacks SATA III and USB 3), a 500 GB drive, and has a much cheaper case and PSU. the 400W PSU is still plenty for this build
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September 23, 2012 1:40:08 PM

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