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January 20, 2013 4:51:28 PM

Hello,

My friends birthday is coming soon and i want to surprise him with a new computer since the one he has is very outdated and can barly run the games we play, I have some questions about this build I made him with newegg:

Optical drive: LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM

Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 140mm Fan, 1x Rear 120mm Fan, option Fans-2x Side 120mm Fan

CPU: AMD FX-6100 Zambezi 3.3GHz Socket AM3+ 95W Six-Core Desktop Processor FD6100WMGUSBX

Motherboard: ASRock 970 EXTREME3 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

Harddrive: Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

GPU: ASUS EAH6670/DIS/1GD5 Radeon HD 6670 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card (Just to start him off)

PSU: Thermaltake TR2 W0070RUC 430W ATX12V V2.2 Intel Core i7 Compliant Dual 80mm Fans Full Cable Sleevings Power Supply

Memory: Wintec One 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model 3OH16009U9H-8GK

My questions are:

1. Will the parts labeled above be able to function as a system?
2. Is there a part that I should replace because its bad?
3. Is the PSU powerfull enough to run the system?
4. What FPS should I be expecting this build to run at?

Thanks,
TheAWOLWarrior

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January 20, 2013 4:58:54 PM

AMD FX-6100 Zambezi
old generation fx

newer improved generation is 6300
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January 20, 2013 5:00:40 PM

Ok thank you....
Will change it to AMD FX-6300 Vishera 3.5GHz (4.1GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Six-Core Desktop Processor FD6300WMHKBOX
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January 20, 2013 5:03:22 PM

Best answer selected by theawolwarrior.
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January 20, 2013 5:06:36 PM

and if you want powerful PC to run games....
Radeon HD 6670 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 is not enough

get at least cheapest 7850 or cheapest 7870 available
2GB version is fully recommended
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January 20, 2013 5:14:52 PM

I will upgrade later to a GTX670 but for now this will have to do!
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