How good is the combo?

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There is some parts that are not that great such as PSU and memory, but it is so cheap!
I wonder if it is a too good of deal to pass up or to wait.
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  1. That PSU and case are complete trash. Plus the motherboard and CPU are last generation.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($123.79 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: MSI B75MA-E33 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix Smart Tracer 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Toshiba 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card ($109.99 @ 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 ($26.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $468.71
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-19 21:23 EST-0500)

    This is only $60 more and everything is MUCH better quality and MUCH newer.

    Plus this price includes shipping and the newegg stuff will have to be payed for to ship.
  2. It was meant to be a cheapy build, but I guess just throw the PSU out right?
  3. That PSU is awful and I would never trust any system to it. Its not worth using a crap PSU because if it fails it can take the rest of the components with it. Its the last place to skimp.
  4. I just said throw it out right?
  5. yeah, don't use that PSU. Get one from Antec, XFX, Corsair, Seasonic.
  6. Best answer
    Yes, that one is very good. The RAm included is super slow. you want 160mhz RAM.

    For the same money, you can buy better components that will be more reliable. I wouldn't buy this combo if I were you.
  7. I guess it will end up being the same cost to get rid of the memory and PSU.
  8. Best answer selected by Firespert.nnToo bad newegg doesn't know how to make combos.
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