Question about hardware compatibility/effectiveness.

I'm building my first PC and I was wondering if any of you pros could give me any tips? I'm planning to use it primarily for gaming. Here's my parts list (the numbers correspond with each other):
1) AMD FX-6300 Vishera 3.5GHz (4.1GHz Turbo)
2) Western Digital WD Blue 750GB 7200 RPM
3) LITE-ON Black 4X BD-ROM 8X DVD-ROM 32X CD-ROM SATA Internal 4X Blu-ray Reader
4) Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM
5) HIS iCooler Radeon HD 7750 1GB
6) GIGABYTE Steel / ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
7) ASRock ATX AMD Motherboard
8) COOLMAX ZX Series ZX-500 500W CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
9) I have a bunch of old computer fans I was planning on strapping to the case to improve cooling as well.

Thank you!

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  1. Here's a 1TB HDD that costs the same.

    1333MHz should be okay, but I would feel more comfortable recommending you 1600MHz since this is the general consensus of a sweet spot now, and it's not really that far off.

    Though you might want to up the GPU to a 7770 or 7850 at least if this is for gaming.
    Unless your monitor resolution is around 1440x900, then the 7750 is fine.
  2. Thanks! Hopefully the RAM you recommended will be in stock soon! And I'll look into my monitor resolution. It's fairly old.
  3. The GPU is a bit slow for a gaming build. You might want to go for a 7770 as listed above.

    But also as Excella said, if you are using a lower resolution, you should be fine. I use a 6770 on 1440x900 and I can max most games. Haven't tried alot of newer ones, but you should still be fine.
  4. Oh wow, welcome to the Goldie wagon, Deemo! :lol:
  5. Thanks excella! I got pretty excited. I need another forum to get a gold now though. I have one in graphics and this, but I want to try another one.

  6. CPUs & Components? :P
  7. I was thinking of that.
  8. Well my monitor resolution is 1680 x 1050 so should that work? Thanks for answering my questions by the way!
  9. It should be fantastic for that resolution.
  10. What about on a big screen TV? 1080p LCD. I don't know if I'll use it for that at all, but it's a thought I had.
  11. Shouldn't be an issue. That card should handle games at 1080p not at the highest, but at pretty high with no issues.
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