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December 14, 2012 12:43:58 PM

Hello, I am building a new gaming rig and need some feedback on how good you guys think it is and make any suggestions you can. I prefer to get everything from newegg.ca because it keeps it simple for me. I did'nt know how to make hyperlinks for these opjects but if you goto newegg.ca and type any of the names in you will find them quickly. I chose the AMD fx 6100 over the Intel i3-2105 because of benchmarks i found here: http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu_lookup.php?cpu=AMD+FX-6...

Here is the rest of the system:

Qty. Product Description Savings Total Price
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Sony Optiarc 24X DVD Burner, Bulk Package Black SATA Model AD-7280S-0B - OEM
Item #: N82E16827118067
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$17.99


APEVIA X-TROOPER Junior Series X-TRPJR-BK Black Steel Micro ATX Mid Tower Computer Case w/ Side Window
Item #: N82E16811144269
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$39.99

Refurbished: Western Digital WD7500AURX-FR 750GB 5400 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #: N82E16822236393
Return Policy: Limited Replacement Only Return Policy
$69.99


ASRock 960GM/U3S3 FX AM3+ AMD 760G SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
Item #: N82E16813157323
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$65.99


EVGA 01G-P4-2650-KR GeForce GTX 650 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card
Item #: N82E16814130827
Return Policy: VGA Standard Return Policy
$94.99


NVIDIA Gift - Assassin's Creed III Game Coupon - OEM
Item #: N82E16800999296
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
-$49.99 Saving


Rosewill Stallion Series RD500-2DB 500W ATX12V Power Supply
Item #: N82E16817182044
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$49.99


Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Keyboard
Item #: N82E16823109191
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$54.99


ZOWIE GEAR AM-GS Black 5 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Wired Optical Competitive Gaming Mouse with DPI Adjustable Switch
Item #: N82E16826876016
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$59.99


G.SKILL Sniper Gaming Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900) Desktop Memory Model F3-1866C10D-16GSR
Item #: N82E16820231611
Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy
$79.49


AMD FX-6300 Vishera 3.5GHz (4.1GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Six-Core Desktop Processor FD6300WMHKBOX
Item #: N82E16819113286
Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy
$139.99


Subtotal: $673.40

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December 14, 2012 3:25:14 PM

What's your budget? What will this computer be used for?
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December 14, 2012 6:20:09 PM

my budget is 690$ CAN and is used for gaming
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December 14, 2012 10:16:31 PM

Did you see the link in my original post? the chart shows that it is better than core i3-2015
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December 14, 2012 10:28:22 PM

The two cards are neck-to-neck, but i think the GTX 650 just takes it, choose which one you prefer :) 
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December 16, 2012 2:28:24 AM

Saw the chart and that one has nothing to do with games (just raw compute which doesn't necesarity translate to games). The link to the Far Cry article is more appropriate. The highest end Vishera is just slightly worse than a very low end Sandy dual core. Here's the relevant quote:
"The good news for folks with Piledriver-based processors is that the FX-8350 is nearly as quick as Intel's Core i3-2100 (never mind the fact that the Core i3 costs $90 less)."
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December 23, 2012 12:26:19 AM

Oka so I pretty much scrapped the old build and have already purchased this build:

Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

GPU: ASUS GTX650-DCO-1GD5 GeForce GTX 650 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready Video Card
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 Ivy Bridge 3.3GHz LGA 1155 55W Dual-Core Desktop
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

RAM: Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

MOBO: ASRock B75M-GL LGA 1155 Intel B75 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

Power Suppy: COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power Plus RS500-PCARD3-US 500W ATX12V v2.3 Power Supply
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

CASE: IN WIN Dragon Slayer Black 0.6mm SECC MicroATX Mini Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
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