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My cheap computer build: $500, but now I have $550 spend. Any suggestions?

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March 11, 2013 3:21:40 PM

Sapphire Radeon 7770 Vapor-X 1GB
WD Blue 500GB
Lite-on super writeIHAS124-04
Corsair Vengeance 2x2 GB 1600Mhz
Gigabyte LGA 1155 Intel B75 Micro ATX GA-B75M-D3H
Corsair CX 430
Intel G860 Dual core 3.0 Ghz
=
$500
I now have $550 to spend. Any suggestions onto what I should add?
March 12, 2013 1:45:53 AM

SamJRH said:
Sapphire Radeon 7770 Vapor-X 1GB
WD Blue 500GB
Lite-on super writeIHAS124-04
Corsair Vengeance 2x2 GB 1600Mhz
Gigabyte LGA 1155 Intel B75 Micro ATX GA-B75M-D3H
Corsair CX 430
Intel G860 Dual core 3.0 Ghz
=
$500
I now have $550 to spend. Any suggestions onto what I should add?


For the price, You'd rather get these. BANG FOR THE BUCK! :) 

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/JaDu
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/JaDu/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/JaDu/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6100 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Kingston Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($43.84 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.97 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $530.75
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-03-12 04:44 EDT-0400)

P.S. Change the GPU to 7850 which slomo4sho suggested. It's a much better performance for pretty much the same price as 7770.
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