New build advice under 550 home office ACAD

Hello all,

First time build and I am looking for feedback for a home office build. I will not do gaming but will run ACAD as well as the normal stuff (Office, Adobe Professional). If it matters, I typically run multiple applications (at least three or four at once) when I work and don't want it to bog down. Need dual monitor support as I already own two newer 22" Acer monitors that I will bring over.

Looking to keep price within 500 to 550 range

Any advice would help!


Here is a link to my build
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  1. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($129.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970DE3/U3S3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: GeIL EVO CORSA Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($80.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: Zotac GeForce GT 630 1GB Video Card ($34.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($34.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $380.94
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-12 01:29 EST-0500)

    This should do it.
  2. Ditch the cooler.
    Get the ram here :
    PSU here :
    It totals 100$, you'll get free shipping.
    For adobe, nvidia cards are better, get this one :

    Keep the extreme 3 board.
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