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First gaming PC, did I do good?

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November 26, 2012 3:14:52 AM

Hello everyone! For Christmas I will be receiving a gaming desktop, and I'm ordering from CyberPower since it's a bit more cost-effective than building it myself surprisingly.
Here it is
*BASE_PRICE: [+635]
Case: Thermaltake Commander Mid-Tower Gaming Case [-6] (Black Color)
Laser Engraving: Custom Message - Max 35 characters (including spaces) (Courier New )
Laser Engraving Message: /k/ommando
Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Default case fans
CPU: AMD FX-6100 3.30 GHz Six-Core AM3+ CPU 6MB L2 Cache & Turbo Core Technology
Freebies: FREE DiRT Showdown Game Coupon
Cooling Fan: Asetek 510LC Liquid Cooling System 120MM Radiator & Fan (Enhanced Cooling Performance + Extreme
Silent at 20dBA) (Single Standard 120MM Fan)
Coolant for Cyberpower Xtreme Hydro Water Cooling Kits: Standard Coolant
Motherboard: [CrossFireX] GIGABYTEGA-970A-D3 AMD 970 Chipset Socket AM3+ ATX Mainboard w / Touch Bios,
Ultra Durable 2, On/Off Charge, 7.1 Audio, GbLAN, USB3.0, SATA-III RAID, 2 Gen2 PCIe X16, 3 PCIe X1 & 2 PCI [-2]
Freebies: GIGABYTEGC-WB300D Exclusive Bluetooth 4.0/WiFi PCIe Expansion Card
Memory: 8GB (4GBx2) DDR3/1866MHz Dual Channel Memory (Corsair Vengeance [Free upgrade from 1600MHz Major
Brand])
Video Card: AMD Radeon HD 7770 1GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card (Major Brand Pow ered by AMD)
Freebies: FREEAMD Pitcairn Verde Bundle Game Coupon
Power Supply Upgrade: 500 Watts - Corsair CX500 V2 80 Plus Certified Pow er Supply [+10]
Hard Drive: 1TB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 32MB Cache 7200RPM HDD (Single Drive)
Optical Drive: 24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD+-R/+-RW + CD-R/RW Drive (BLACK COLOR)
Sound: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
Network: Onboard Gigabit LAN Network
Keyboard: AZZA Multimedia USB Gaming Keyboard
Mouse: AZZA Optical 1600dpi Gaming Mouse w ith Weight Adjustable Cartridge
Wireless 802.11B/G Network Card: PCIWireless 802.11n 150Mbps Netw ork Interface Card [+19]
Flash Media Reader/Writer: INTERNAL 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer (BLACK COLOR)
Internal USB Port: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports
Operating System: Microsoft® Window s 7 Home Premium [+104] (64-bit Edition)
Office Suite: Free Microsoft® Office® 2010 STARTER EDITION (Reduced-Functionality versions of Word and Excel that
include advertising)
Total is $755. Anything I could improve, or remove? The games I'll be playing on this are ArmA II, ArmA II OA, Polis-I mean Kerbal Space Program, World of Tanks, Minecraft, GTA IV, STALKER Call of Pripyat, Star Wars: ToR, and probably many others.

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November 26, 2012 6:49:41 AM

Honestly, I would change all of it:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($149.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock B75M-DGS Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($61.97 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($158.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Gamma Classic (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($51.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($91.99 @ Amazon)
Keyboard: Logitech MK120 Wired Slim Keyboard w/Optical Mouse ($15.13 @ Amazon)
Other: Rosewill RNX-N250PCe (RNWD-11005) Wireless Adapter IEEE 802.11b/g/n ($14.99)
Total: $694.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-26 03:49 EST-0500)

If you need more storage, you can get it. Liquid cooling is a waste at this price, as heavy overclocking doesnt really come into play.

Also, you won't get made fun of because of the Cyberpower stickers all over the case. (That one is not true, but still)
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