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First build. Help!

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October 25, 2012 1:11:45 PM

So I'm making my first build, obviously, and also obvious, I'm on a tight budget. I want a good gaming computer for under or around $500, I'm not talking BF3 on ultra @ 120 FPS, just casual LoL, Minecraft, stuff like that, but running fast and almost flawless. I will definitely upgrade until I can play high-end games though. I've looked at a few parts and lots of threads and reviews and they all help, but my problem is I'm getting these parts from Micro Center as I get employee's discount on everything. Here's what I got so far, please give all opinions, thoughts, suggestions, etc...

CPU: AMD FX 4100 Black Edition 3.6 GHz Quad-Core Socket AM3+ Boxed Processor

Motherboard: Biostar T Overclocker TA970XE Socket AM3+ 970 ATX AMD Motherboard

GPU: Gigabyte GV-R775OC-1Gl AMD Radeon HD 7750 1024MB GDDR5 PCIe 3.0 x16 Video Card

RAM: Corsair Vengeance Series 4GB DDR3-1600 PC3-12800

PSU: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO Universal CPU Cooler

Power Supply: (I don't know how much wattage I'll be putting out so help please).

Hard Drive: Toshiba 500GB 7,200 RPM SATA 6Gb/s

Sound Card: Inland 6 Channel PCI Sound Card

Case: (Need help with this too, got to look cool though :D ).

Optical Drive: LG 24x SATA Internal Desktop DVD Burner GH24NS72

Network Card: (I don't know if the motherboard has one, but I also need this).

If you have the time and kindness, if you go to, and change the store to the one in the Dallas Metroplex/Richardson, you can see exactly what's in stock at where I will buy the parts. Thanks for reading all of this if you did and thanks in advance for the help.

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October 25, 2012 4:15:02 PM

I would definitely go with an i3 and a 7850. the 7750 is a pretty weak card. you don't need a sound card at all either.
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October 25, 2012 4:35:15 PM
October 25, 2012 10:32:25 PM

Thanks to everyone for the help! It means and helps a lot! The reason I have two threads for the same build is because when I posted this one no one replied for awhile and I lost patience. Sorry for any inconveniences. Thanks again! :) 
October 25, 2012 10:38:57 PM

Best answer selected by Landyachtz.