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January 31, 2013 2:37:46 AM

Hello,
I'm not very tech savvy so i was wondering if this would make a good gaming PC build.

Saphire radeon 7850:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Asus 24x DVDburner:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Antec Neo eco 620w psu:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

gskill ripjaws x serie 8gb RAM:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

WD 500gb 7200rpm HD:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Rosewill Challenger tower:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Intel core i3 3220 ivy bridge:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

asrock b75m motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

If not please give me better options, but keep it around $800 total or if there's something else i'll need or if it wont even work at all (first time building a computer) Please let me know

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January 31, 2013 2:45:34 AM

you might want to look at an i5 if you can. It will allow for more future upgrades. Even though that i3 will not bottleneck your current gpu.
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January 31, 2013 10:04:41 PM

Thanks I'll look into them
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February 1, 2013 2:14:52 AM

your components should come with all the cords you need.
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February 1, 2013 2:27:00 AM

Alright thanks, I appreciate all the help.
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February 1, 2013 2:30:04 AM

do u care if its intel or amd? and do u favour nvidia to amd videocards?

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February 1, 2013 2:36:42 AM

I'd prefer intel over amd, but for the videocard as long as it'll play BF3 on high settings (not ultra high) i'll be happy
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February 1, 2013 2:59:50 AM

ok.

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AMA9
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AMA9/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AMA9/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Thermaltake CLP0598 45.1 CFM CPU Cooler ($13.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.02 @ Mwave)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($48.87 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Galaxy GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card ($248.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec Neo Eco 620W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $680.80
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-31 23:59 EST-0500)

its amd but u get good performance for the price, remember new amd steamroller quite good, not old piledriver garbage.

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February 1, 2013 3:05:05 AM

Wow thanks, very detailed
That should be all the info i need

Thanks again to lt_dan_zsu and iceclock
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February 1, 2013 3:05:24 AM

Best answer selected by samuelh93.
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a b 4 Gaming
February 1, 2013 3:18:04 AM

alright cheers dude.

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