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My new build ive been working on trying to get it right apu

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December 30, 2012 2:39:11 AM

have been working on getting the most bang for my buck on a desk top pc and have chosen to use an apu so i have room to upgrade in the future i have chosen to use an fm1 micro atx motherboard in a mid atx case for more space inside and i also dont want a pussy small computer with no airflow i want to stick with an fm1 apu no questions asked and am settled on my ram and apu and are my building blocks for this build
my real question is will all these components be compatible with each other and will my psu be compatible and strong enough??

NOTES:
- i dont care about brand reliability
- dont want to use anything other than newegg.com
- dont want a lecture about apu's or amd or how i should get a budget that is larger unless you want to donate money to me
- i am interested in what you think this computer will run on what fps
- i already have suitable hard drives and dvd burners
- dont want to know about any suggested accessories
- i dont care about noise level of fans an have compatible fans at my home
- i realize im using a micro atx board and full atx case
- will it be able to run games like cod dishonnored and gta v
- will be able to stretch budget from 300ish to no more than 350 if is absolutely essential/ or a no brainer
- i have spent a long time trying to complete this build and keep the money to do so
- LOVE $
-have windows mouse keyboard .ect...

- THIS IS A WORKING LINK TO MY BUILD: http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx...


- THANK YOU FOR YOUR VALUABLE TIME IF YOU READ THIS OF NOT NEVERMIND
- THIS MEANS ALOT
- if link breaks you can search mw3 and it will pop up under public wish-list
- if wish-list changes its because i picked a new similar item

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December 30, 2012 5:08:47 AM

Your PSU is WAY overkill and not a good brand. There are better cases for less money. I'd be running FM2 as the prices are about the same and they perform noticeably better. Max memory speed on APU is 1866, so you are wasting money there.

for $300, including the parts you did, this will stomp an APU system for games, big time.

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/uWWa
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/uWWa/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/uWWa/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Pentium G860 3.0GHz Dual-Core Processor ($67.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Biostar H77MU3 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Smart Tracer 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 7750 2GB Video Card ($84.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill REDBONE ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $295.94
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-30 02:10 EST-0500)

You can get the CPU at newegg, it's just $8 more.

If you have to go APU, then I'd do this, but it won't be nearly as fast as the above for gaming:

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/uWXO
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/uWXO/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/uWXO/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD A10-5800K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($129.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Biostar TA75MH2 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($78.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($18.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill REDBONE ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $290.94
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-30 02:18 EST-0500)

December 30, 2012 5:33:42 AM

Both builds above are much much better than your choices. FM1 is a dead end.

With the Pentium you would eventually want to upgrade your CPU AND GPU for better performance. But it will be better to start.

Trinity has a faster CPU and can be overclocked now including the integrated GPU, and you can add a 6670 for crossfire later or upgrade the GPU.

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