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My Very First Build

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December 23, 2012 10:00:57 PM

I'm looking to put together a budget gaming computer for around $700. Though I have been checking the compatibility of all of my parts, I know I am missing something as this is m first build.
Please help with any bottle necking or any issues you see.

Optical Drive---ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

Case----Corsair Carbide Series 400R Graphite grey and black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case

HD-----Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Mother Board------ASUS M5A99X EVO AM3+ AMD 990X SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

GPU---ASUS ENGTX560 DCII OC/2DI/1GD5 GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Power Supply----CORSAIR Professional Series HX650 650W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

RAM-----G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-8GBRL'

CPU----AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX

Thanks for all the Help!

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December 23, 2012 10:27:51 PM

Doesn't look to bad. But I would go with a FX series over the phenom. It does improve fps a little. 6300 minimum. Also if you want a little faster build remove the 1tb. And get 2 Seagate barracuda 320gb in raid 0. raid helps speed up your system quite a bit and costs about the same as the 1tb
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