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Last response: in Systems
May 14, 2013 10:19:06 PM

Will this be a decent gaming build? My budget is about $750-$850. I will be overclocking. Any advice on how to cut the price down a bit and not lose on the performance? Thanks in advance!

CPU: AMD FX-6300 $119.99
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme4 $84.99
GPU: Radeon 7870XT $259.99
RAM: G.Skill Ripjaw 8GB DDR3 1600 $64.99
PSU: Corsair CX600M $83.99
HDD: WD Scorpio Black WD7500BPKT $79.99
Cooling: Corsair H60 (water cooling for overclocking, don't want to build my own) $59.99
Drive: LG WH14NS40 $69.99
Case: Any Advice??????

Price without Case: About $825

More about : amd build

May 14, 2013 10:27:00 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($109.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.49 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($359.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Challenger-U3 ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $869.40
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-05-15 01:26 EDT-0400)

$870 after MIR
a c 236 à CPUs
a c 219 V Motherboard
a c 152 À AMD
a b ) Power supply
May 14, 2013 10:28:34 PM

I have a very similar computer to that

I would only use the Asrock mb if you will use 2 graphics cards . Other than that its not as good a board as the ASUS M5A97 R2.0

The hard drive you have listed is a 2.5 inch model for a laptop . Use a 3.5 inch drive . Even a WD blue will be faster

The FX 6300 runs reasonably cool . I would suggest you check out reviews of the H60 before buying it . A good air cooler is going to be cheaper , quieter , and give you just as good overclocks

Budget case
Antec One gamer
HAF 912

But if you have $70 then get the
Antec 302