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Is this a good build? First time building a computer

Last response: in Systems
December 24, 2012 3:05:13 AM


AMD FX-4170 4.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $123.60


Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $89.99


Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $38.92


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
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
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.