Is this a good build? First time building a computer Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: December 24, 2012 4:11 AM in Systems Share ManifestDestiyn December 24, 2012 3:05:13 AM CPU AMD FX-4170 4.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $123.60 Motherboard Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $89.99 Memory Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $38.92 Storage Seagate Momentus XT 750GB 2.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $119.99 Video Card Asus Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card $229.99 Power Supply Corsair Gaming 800W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply $79.99 This is what I am planning to get to build my first computer. Any criticism is welcomed as I am inexperienced with building computers More about : good build time building computer ManifestDestiyn December 24, 2012 3:10:58 AM I also forgot to say that I am planning to do gaming on this desktop if that was on anyone's mind oondun December 24, 2012 4:06:51 AM looks good generally, but you can buy; fx 6300 for $130 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... also make sure the rams are working on 1.5V and you will also need a case for sure you can find better hdd like that one; http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=58746&vpn=ST31000524AS... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer tiny voices December 24, 2012 4:11:13 AM I would go with an i3 and a 7870 for sure. You also won't need more than a 600w PSU. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIs this a good build , first time building myself. ForumIs this a good build first time building computer ForumFirst time Gaming computer build . Is this any good ? (Need Feedback!!!) ForumFirst time building a computer ForumThis is my first time building a computer . ForumFirst time building Computer (gaming) Forum[ Build Help] First time building a computer , need advice on parts etc. ForumFirst time building computer ForumFirst time Building Computer ForumFirst time build , will this be a good setup? ForumIs this good ? first time building ForumHello. First time building a gaming computer . ForumIts my first time , Is this a good build ? ForumFirst time building computer ForumIs this a good first time gaming computer build ? ForumThinking of building a computer for the first time . ForumBuilding a PC for the First Time -- is this a good build ? Forum[Help Build ] Good or Bad? Suggestions - First time builder ForumBudget gaming build ForumHelp me build the best rig! More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !