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First PC build, looking for input. Any feedback would be appreciated.

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June 23, 2013 11:38:04 AM

I will be building a PC mostly for gaming, as well as some video editing. I am looking for people to look over my build. Thank you!

PCPartPicker part list: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/19r46
Price breakdown by merchant: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/19r46/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/19r46/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6350 3.9GHz 6-Core Processor ($144.99 @ Memory Express)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($117.18 @ DirectCanada)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($68.99 @ NCIX)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.75 @ Vuugo)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost 2GB Video Card ($169.79 @ DirectCanada)
Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($88.16 @ NCIX)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($47.99 @ NCIX)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($22.58 @ Canada Computers)
Total: $724.43
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 14:31 EDT-0400)
June 23, 2013 1:40:25 PM

Looks good to me. Should be a good gamer. Don't forget the OS. What rez is your monitor?
June 23, 2013 3:25:10 PM

clutchc said:
Looks good to me. Should be a good gamer. Don't forget the OS. What rez is your monitor?


I've got windows 8 pro as the OS, I'll be using a 720p monitor
June 23, 2013 6:56:18 PM

720p? That machine should be a killer gamer at that resolution. You should have no trouble maxing out settings in any game @ 720p.
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