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New to Computer Building, could use some Help/Advice

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March 18, 2014 4:38:32 PM

Hello, I am new to the world of PC Building but I have done my research, and hopefully it will pay off. I am building my computer mainly for gaming, such as Blizzard games and League of Legends. I will also be using this for basic web searching such as youtube and twitch. I think I have everything set but I was hoping I could get some help from an expert. Here's a link to the build: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3cgB7 If you know what you are doing please respond with some suggestions or if anything wont work together. - Ryan
a b 4 Gaming
March 18, 2014 6:09:41 PM

I tweaked this a bit for better performance and costs.
Better PSU and CPU performance. As for the RAM get a 2x4 Kit so you can upgrade in future. I also changed the hard drive realized you wernt overclocking so i just deleted the CPU cooler.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($64.99 @ Micro Center)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($85.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Video Card ($169.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Rosewill BLACKHAWK-BLUE ATX Mid Tower Case ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($92.99 @ B&H)
Total: $739.90
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-18 21:11 EDT-0400)
a c 402 4 Gaming
March 18, 2014 6:11:08 PM

That CPU cooler is more or less pointless as you can't do any real serious overclocking on that lower end motherboard.
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