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Good first budget build, UNDER $600?

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August 18, 2013 8:36:20 PM

Hello everyone, this is my first post on here and i want to get into pc gaming! I have decided to build my pc and would like to know what you guys think i should change or do to prevent spending too much money or just to have a better gaming experience overall. The thing i am most worried about is the cpu and motherboard that i picked. Also if the ram i chose is reliable? Any help is much appreciated and thanks in advance!

CPU- AMD FX-4130 Zambezi 3.8GHz Socket AM3+ Quad-Core
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU- SAPPHIRE 100355-1GOCL Radeon HD 7850 1GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard- GIGABYTE GA-78LMT-USB3 AM3+ AMD 760G
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM- G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD- Western Digital WD Blue WD10EZEX 1TB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU- CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 500W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case- NZXT Source 210 Black “Aluminum Brush / Plastic” ATX Mid Tower Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Thanks again!

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August 18, 2013 8:49:12 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($117.98 @ Outlet PC)
CPU Cooler: Xigmatek LOKI SD963 52.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($22.98 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($52.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($152.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Zalman Z12 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case ($38.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($55.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $611.87
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-18 23:49 EDT-0400)
August 18, 2013 8:59:20 PM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($117.98 @ Outlet PC)
CPU Cooler: Xigmatek LOKI SD963 52.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($22.98 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($52.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($152.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Zalman Z12 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case ($38.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($55.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $611.87
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-18 23:49 EDT-0400)


do you think six cores is really necessary for gaming?
a c 1940 ) Power supply
a c 1035 V Motherboard
a c 810 à CPUs
August 18, 2013 9:04:04 PM

FX6300 is the right choice for this balanced build.
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