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January 19, 2013 6:31:03 PM

I'm going to build a new computer and I want to ask the community if this setup is good

CPU: AMD FX-8350 Vishera 4.0GHz (4.2GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Eight-Core Desktop Processor FD8350FRHKBOX

Motherboard: ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

Graphic card: SAPPHIRE 100355OCL Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card OC Version

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL

PSU: OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular High Performance Power Supply compatible with Intel Sandybridge Core i3 i5 i7 and AMD Phenom

Case: Rosewill LINE GLOW ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

I already have the DVD ROM drive and Hard drives. The total of this build is $617.75 USD and 562.75 after MIR.
A few questions I have.
Would the CPU and motherboard and ram work right out of the box? Or do I have to update the BIOS on the motherboard with another CPU first.
And how loud is the stock heatsink? would I need to get a 3rd party heatsink?

Im mainly using this computer for everyday use and some gaming and would like it to support future games in 1080 HD

Im in NYC and my budget is 620 even if there is MIR

I would like to order from only one website because it would be easier if all the parts came together!

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January 19, 2013 8:44:08 PM

look at the motherboards webpage on the ASUS site for a cpu support list , and the BIOS revision required .
Some vendors may flash a BIOS to a later version before they ship if that is required .

Make sure you use a 64 bit operating system

The case looks great , but its only 7 inches wide . That probably means theres no room behind the motherboard for cable routing , and it may stop you fitting a tall tower cooler .
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January 19, 2013 9:08:48 PM

^Good advice. Curious why you are going AMD. Intel is faster for the money. If you do go with that cpu, I would definitely get a new heastink as the stock one is loud when loaded. Either way you go, the Coolermaster 212EVO is a great cooler for the money. I would not buy an OCZ psu. I recommend Seasonic.
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January 19, 2013 11:20:20 PM

im buying these all from newegg
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January 19, 2013 11:22:47 PM

so with 620 dollars what do you recommend. I only have 620 and cant add more money before rebates
i also want to include the 7850 2gb or 1gb in my build
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January 19, 2013 11:30:12 PM

hmm.

this should work. no need for 8 cores.

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1

HEC 63R3BB Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - OEM
Item #: N82E16811121120
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-$25.00 Instant


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GIGABYTE GA-970A-DS3 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
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-$10.00 Instant
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HIS H785F2G2M Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
Item #: N82E16814161406
Return Policy: VGA Standard Return Policy
-$10.00 Instant


$199.99
$189.99
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CORSAIR Builder Series CX430 430W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply
Item #: N82E16817139026
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-$5.00 Instant
$20.00 Mail-in Rebate Card


$49.99
$44.99
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Team 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model TED38192M1600HC11DC
Item #: N82E16820313266
Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy


$40.99
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AMD FX-6300 Vishera 3.5GHz (4.1GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Six-Core Desktop Processor FD6300WMHKBOX
Item #: N82E16819113286
Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy


$139.99
1

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel ...
Item #: N82E16835103099
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-$8.00 Instant
$5.00 Mail-in Rebate Card


$37.99
$29.99
Subtotal: $560.93

and 15$ shipping ;) 

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