it's my first time building a gaming pc and i'm pretty sure all my components are compatible but...

CPU: AMD A10-6800K 4.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($134.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A85XM-D3H Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($87.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GT 640 4GB Video Card ($103.98 @ Newegg)
Wired Network Adapter: Intel EXPI9301CT 10/100/1000 Mbps PCI-Express x1 Network Adapter ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Wireless Network Adapter: Rosewill RNX-N250PCe 802.11b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Cooler Master GX 450W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($59.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $811.43

these are the parts i picked if anyone has any advice it would be greatly appreciated, maybe switch out a part or 2 for something else
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  1. looks good, but it is pointless to go a series apus unless you plan to use the onchip gpu. rather go for an fx series cpu.
  2. Also, the GT640 is rather slow. I'd ditch that wired network adapter and go with a better GPU, like an AMD Radeon HD7850.
  3. thanks guys!
  4. Deemo13 said:
    Also, the GT640 is rather slow. I'd ditch that wired network adapter and go with a better GPU, like an AMD Radeon HD7850.


    AMD Radeon HD7850, what GB should I get? I'll be getting it from newegg.com
  5. Depends on the resolution you are playing at. 2GB is a good number.
  6. This....

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($93.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($99.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($153.98 @ Newegg)
    Case: Zalman Z9 ATX Mid Tower Case ($37.99 @ Microcenter)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($44.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($85.87 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $796.72
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-07 03:01 EDT-0400)
  7. wow hey thanks Digestive97
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