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Final check on $600 build

I've been working on selecting the parts for my first gaming build. The budget is $600 and I do not need an HDD or OS.
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CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($122.86 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Value Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($38.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($174.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Tempest 210 ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec Neo Eco 520W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $572.79
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-06 12:57 EST-0500)

Please let me know if you see anything to trade for that would give me more for the money. Remember, I'm trying to keep it below, or as close to $600 as possible. I don't plan on overclocking either.
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  2. Awesome, thanks. With the 2gb will there be any heat issues, or bottlenecking?
  3. hell no, i3 will be sufficient to handle even 7870
  4. The i3 could handle the HD 7950 if you wanted to lol.
  5. Ahh okay haha thanks guys. So does the build look pretty good? ( I added the 2gb)
  6. Looks pretty good. I'd switch out the PSU for this, and save up a bit more for a Radeon HD 7870 which you can pick up for about $200
  7. Pingypoker said:
    Looks pretty good. I'd switch out the PSU for this, and save up a bit more for a Radeon HD 7870 which you can pick up for about $200

    I think you forgot to provide a link. haha But, I was thinking about changing the psu since it's more wattage than I really need anyways.
  8. This is the cheapest you can get one for.
  9. You could get the Corsair cx430 its onsale right now for $24.99 after rebate. Should be more than enough.
  10. blake1243 said:
    You could get the Corsair cx430 its onsale right now for $24.99 after rebate. Should be more than enough.


    That PSU only has a single 6+2 pin PCIE connector, so he wouldn't be able to upgrade very well in the future.
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