System Build - Need feedback Tags: Build Systems Product Last response: February 9, 2013 6:25 PM in Systems Share klangholm February 9, 2013 4:00:04 PM For my first build (a budget gaming build), I have come up with the following parts: CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black 3.2GHz Quad-Core $92.38 CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing $29.99 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2 Micro ATX AM3+ $49.98 Memory: Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 $44.99 Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM $49.98 Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7750 1GB $93.98 Sound Card: Asus Xonar DG $26.99 Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower $52.99 Power Supply: Corsair 430W ATX12V $49.99 Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer $18.98 Monitor: Acer G205HVbd 20.0" $108.98 Keyboard: Microsoft Keyboard 200 Any suggestions? More about : system build feedback butremor February 9, 2013 5:17:17 PM Drop the sound card and put the money into more capable gpu. Motherboard has integrated sound card. m 0 l andrewcarr February 9, 2013 5:42:26 PM I second dropping the sound card and I highly recommend the 7850 (even if only 1 GB that's fine) if you can just stretch your budget a bit. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Related resources Need some feedback/help with this system build I have selected - Forum Building a new system, need feedback, recommendations - Forum Need Advice and Feedback On System im building - Forum Need feedback on a system build. - Forum Building New I7 System Need Feedback - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer klangholm February 9, 2013 6:11:46 PM Thanks for the info! Any other thoughts on the motherboard? m 0 l andrewcarr February 9, 2013 6:25:24 PM Not the best but a good one for the price. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Building a New System, need feedback Forum Building a new system, need some good feedback... Forum Building new system, thinking of WCing.. need feedback Forum Building new system. Need Feedback Forum Very new to building systems - need feedback please Forum SolvedNeed feedback on possible PC build Forum SolvedAlmost done with build, need feedback. Is this a mistake? Forum SolvedMediacenter, PlayStation & XBOX in one HTPC? I need advice, feedback regarding the technical + my build! Forum SolvedFirst Budget Build, Need Feedback please. Forum Solvedneed feedback on my first build Forum SolvedNeed Feedback on build (rookie) Forum SolvedComputer build, I need feedback, is this a good gaming computer? Forum SolvedSilent PC Build (for Music Production) - Feedback needed! Forum SolvedLooking for Tentative System Build Feedback Forum SolvedHELP I need feedback on a budget build!! (HD 7770+FX 8320) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !