FINAL APPROVAL Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: February 4, 2013 3:02 AM in Systems Share realchaos February 4, 2013 2:23:19 AM After making some adjustments thanks to the wonderful and helpful people here, this is my final list. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($139.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($94.99 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($47.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($188.98 @ Newegg) Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower Case ($53.98 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Antec Neo Eco 520W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($24.98 @ Newegg) Monitor: Asus VH232H 23.0" Monitor ($144.99 @ Newegg) Keyboard: Logitech MK120 Wired Slim Keyboard w/Optical Mouse ($19.99 @ Newegg) Total: $820.87 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-03 23:21 EST-0500) All good to go? More about : final approval cball1311 February 4, 2013 2:39:30 AM Pull the trigger. It's go time m 0 l McLubbin February 4, 2013 2:50:33 AM Better looking ram http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Better looking ram that goes with your MB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Just my opinion... I have a blue Asus MB with red ram and it looks crappy... Hoping that when I get some red LED strips to light the inside it will look better... the color theme for my build is red... MB is the only thing that is different... m 0 l Related resources Looking for final approval before buying components. - Forum Final Approval - Forum Final Approval - Forum (Final Approval) Rate/Add any last minute additions to my new build! - Forum Video Editing / Gaming System - Parts Selected - Need Final Approval - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer realchaos February 4, 2013 2:59:16 AM Pulled the trigger For McLubbin, yeah the ram won't look so good. But I won't be opening my case to see how good it looks inside a lot so it's fine m 0 l cball1311 February 4, 2013 3:02:39 AM Sweet. Let us know how it turned out. Just post or PM me if you have any concerns. m 0 l McLubbin February 4, 2013 3:02:43 AM Okay... I open mine up occasionally and plan on getting a windowed side panel soon with red leds/cathodes m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBudget Gaming PC Final Approval Forum SolvedGaming Rig Final Approval on compatibility Forum SolvedSeeking Final Approval - $1500 Forum SolvedNeed stamp of approval on final build! Forum SolvedI7 Editing/CS4/Gaming Build Needs Final Approval Forum SolvedPower PC: Gaming + CS4 (FINAL APPROVAL) Forum Need Final Approval Forum Final approval for first gaming build Forum Need your final approval Forum Final approval from the community Forum [New Build] Looking for final approval Forum £1200 Build Final Approval Forum final specs, seeking approval before I buy... Forum Final approval. Need Advice before buying everything :) Forum newbie p4 system approval (final analysis) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !