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January 8, 2013 3:31:30 AM

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/wt7C
The site says that everything is compatible but I would like to know if everything truly is compatible such as will the motherboard wil fit so on and so forth and what power supply should I get I honestly dont trust the web site and is there room for improvement such as lowering the price without risking performance or maintaining the price and better performance.

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January 8, 2013 3:34:55 AM

P.S. No overclocking of any sort will be done.
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January 8, 2013 3:52:16 AM

In my opinion, that is way too much for the case, keyboard, and mouse unless you really, really like them. You could do so much better performance wise without all of the fancy stuff.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($129.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($35.57 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($204.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.71 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: PC Power & Cooling Silencer MK III 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($64.58 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Acer G215HVBbd 60Hz 21.5" Monitor ($117.98 @ TigerDirect)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($87.99 @ NCIX US)
Keyboard: Logitech Call of Duty: MW3 Edition Wired Gaming Keyboard ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Logitech G9x Wired Laser Mouse ($44.60 @ Amazon)
Total: $952.37
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-08 01:05 EST-0500)
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January 8, 2013 4:15:18 AM

Thanks a lot for the feedback and I will definitely look into my build further and use your suggestions before I purchase everything.
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January 8, 2013 5:23:46 AM

What Cball said, you could build a lot better machine on that sort of budget.
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