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Help on first budget gaming build?

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November 14, 2012 6:11:06 AM

ok, this is my first budget gaming build, what i need to know is will everything fit together in the case, the processor with the cpu etc.. also i will list my specs and the website i got them from, can you please tell me when all the parts arrive can i just assemble it (like will it have all the wires/cords in the boxes) or will i have to purchase some extra wires? this my first build and i am nervous ill do something wrong. please help.

Processor: AMD Phenom II X4 Quad Core CPU 965 3.4GHz Black edition $112

Graphics Card: Powercolor Radeon HD7850 2GB $179

Case: CoolerMaster Elite 334U Case $40

Ram: G.Skill F3-10600CL9D-8GBNT (2x4GB) DDR3 $35

Power Supply: Antec VP450P 450W Power Supply $ 52

Motherboard: ASRock 970DE3-U3S3 Motherboard $69

Optics: Can get from old desktop

HDD: can get from old desktop

Fan: can get from old desktop

OS: have spare windows 7 'laying around'.

SO FAR: $492

if something is wrong or you know of better products for the same or slightly higher prices please let me know, i cant go on newegg because i live in Australia, the site i would like you to use is PCCG or ebay.
thank you.

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November 14, 2012 7:56:47 AM

Well, that's definitely a nice start for a gaming rig. I would however, consider a more powerful PSU. The X4 965 as well as the HD7850 drain quite a lot of power and if you take the efficiency, wear of capacitors and the facts that you might want to add some extra components to it I would go for a 500W PSU. Furthermore, I would go for a little bit more expensive motherboard - it's a real budget motherboard you've chosen.
November 16, 2012 11:25:46 PM

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