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I am a student in high school and am looking to build my firs computer. I have been looking around for a few days and have put together all of the necessary parts. I want to be able to play different games on it, including Minecraft (which mainly uses memory/RAM). I have found nice equipment for a low price of around 750. Is there anything I should change to my set up?

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    Broken Link. This will suit your need, it will run Minecraft on 100+ FPS and any game on max-high settings.

    PCPartPicker part list:
    Price breakdown by merchant:

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($229.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $728.92
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-03 22:38 EST-0500)
    Total: $748.91
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-03 22:37 EST-0500)
  2. ^ Much better build and is complete, yours didnt have a PSU or motherboard.

    Though I would advise swapping in this RAM.
    And this case.
  3. Why that certain RAM?
  4. Low profile so it wont conflict with large heatsinks and cheaper.
  5. So, this would be the best computer for Minecraft (guaranteed 100+ fps?) and everyday use?

    New to this and not very familiar with the best brands.
  6. I think you should swap out the mobo this.
    You have the room in the case and the room in the budget, might as well use it.

    This 7870 has better cooling on it, while also being a bit cheaper (if you ignore the rebate)

    Other than that your all set.
  7. Thanks so much for all of this help. It really helped
  8. Best answer selected by ryanperks.
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