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December 24, 2012 2:40:15 PM

Hello Guys, i'm trying to build a PC but i do not have alot of money to do so.
I managed to select some parts which i bealive are pretty good for the money.
This is the Setup:

Motherboard: Motherboard Asus P8B75-M LX Intel Socket 1155
CPU: Intel i3-3220 3.3 GHz
Graphics Card: GeForce GTX 650 DirectCU - 1 GB GDDR5 - PCI-Express 3.0 (there's a cheaper overclocked one but its not DirectCu cooled)
Ram: DDR3 4GB 1600MHz Corsair
Power Source: 550 W Powerlogic Magnum

This is what i have in mind, i may overclock a little bit the Graphics Card, i just want to play newer games at a nice framerate and resolution. What do you guys think? What could i improve ?

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December 24, 2012 2:50:43 PM

Forgot to say that i pretend to use SAMSUNG Spinpoint MP4 HM500JJ 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache 2.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s because i already own one
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December 24, 2012 2:58:55 PM

may i suggest you a little :) 

GeForce GTX 650 has low performance, you may want to go for 7770 at 100 price or 7850 at 150 bucks

550 W Powerlogic Magnum > this one is abslutely NO

get high quality xfx 550 or corsair cx430
December 24, 2012 3:06:36 PM

I think that i'm going to the 7770, is 430W enough?
December 24, 2012 3:10:18 PM

Ark4de said:
I think that i'm going to the 7770, is 430W enough?

absolutely YESS corsair cx430 is popular and has very good reputation. your total wattage is about 250W. and it is a sweet spot for cx430 efficient workload