Making a first time build, any last advice?

I've been using toms hardware almost every time i need a answer, now I've sighed up to ask this question. would i be able to build my pc?
here are the parts I'm getting
(video card)
(mother board)

I'm already going to re-use my 7.5k rpm HDD and 5.4k HDD also my two ram pieces, another question is if these parts should work ALTOGEHTER it's a silly question but I'm not sure if i should try to get these parts if I'm not sure if they could fit together.
please reply or give advice for a first time builder haha and thank you in advance
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  1. they will work together am3 cpus like the 965 x4 work in all am3+ boards within tdp range, only concern is ur getting a lower end video card at least get a 7770 or 650 gtx, both will smoke the 6670 anyday.

    Psu is good, any 990fx board is a good choice expect a few but that one is good lol, cpu will be fine for games and overclocking, but could go a little more newer with the fx 6300 for an extra $40. if the 965 was on sale near $80 wouldnt have an issue lol

    How many gb of ram do u have?
  2. i have two nt5ds16m8at-7k
    not much but to cheap to look for high end ram just now lol
  3. that looks to be ddr and will not work with any new board that take the 6300 or 965be. Will need ddr3 a 4gb stick goes for $17-26 and 8gb at the moment $45-60 from 1600-1866. Would recommend not to get 1333mhz when u buy
  4. CORSAIR Vengeance 4GB total, would this be up-to-date?
  5. This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey
  6. Best answer
    You need new ram

    I would get this Phenom II x4 975 and then upgrade when Steamroller comes out later
    put ina cheaper but still great case, 2x4gb ram, 650ti and cheaper PSU (made by seasonic for xfx)

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 975 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor ($82.18 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Kingston Predator Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($44.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB Video Card ($124.99 @ Microcenter)
    Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 450W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $472.13
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-03-01 19:53 EST-0500)
  7. the 4gb kit would be up to date but for the cost u can get 8gb for $10 more as mentioned in stockmansam's post
  8. I am not stockmansam XD :P jk, I have lots of typos too myself :)

    8gb > 4gb
  9. alright then, would the mini hdmi be un capable with a regualr hdmi? im gonna use my tv instead of a bulky monitor, would you recommend i got all those parts instead of what i already planned? it seems it would be better, but im no expert
    thankyou for your guys help haha
  10. nevermind, founf a mini hdmi to a hdmi cable. thankyou all who helped me im going to get my tems and start to build. might come back if needed more help haha
  11. Best answer selected by Julian strife01.
  12. Have fun with it :)
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