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Is this a decent build for a budget gaming PC? (720$)

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July 18, 2013 1:31:06 AM

This is my first build and really need some help as to if it has any potential to be a decent rig! Will be playing DayZ, BF3.. most AAA shooters. Here are the parts

-Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case (The one with 3 fans)

-ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 Mobo

- Corsair builder series CX600 600W

- SAMSUNG 840 Series MZ-7TD120BW 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive

-Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 Desktop Memory

-AMD FX-6200 Zambezi 3.8GHz (4.1GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor

-COOLER MASTER Hyper N 520 RR-920-N520-GP 92mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with Intel 1366/1155/775 and AMD AM3

-PowerColor AX7850 2GBD5-DH Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

(Dont need a DVD drive)

Is everything compatible? Will it work well for gaming?

Thanks so much for your help guys!
July 18, 2013 1:43:35 AM

Change the ram into a 1600Mhz one.

If you dont mind spending a few bucks. Get a Radeon 7870 XT or Ghz edition.

The rest are good parts.
July 18, 2013 9:23:54 AM

Cool! So everything is compatible and will fit in the case? And I was wondering if going with a EVGA Graphics card would be a better option, but I feel like EVGA graphics cards are not compatible with my current setup?
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July 18, 2013 12:58:33 PM

What EVGA graphics card? 650? Or 650 TI?

Its fine as long you dont get a high end gpu that will cost your cpu to bottleneck.
July 18, 2013 6:09:57 PM

The GTX 650 Ti Boost, its on sale for 169.99 on Newegg. Or would going with the GTX 660 be a better bang for buck?
July 18, 2013 7:56:28 PM

Well. If you can overclock 650 ti boost. You will get the same performance of 660.
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