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Old 08-26-2012, 03:57 AM   #1
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Default Computer Build Help

Hey guys im building my own desktop.
I was wondering if the Specs below are a good gaming setup or what i could do to change it im on a budget build of around $500. I could go slightly higher but not to high :/ if you would change it i would perfer newegg link :P Thanks a lot you guys

Processor: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition
Graphics Card : SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6850 1GB
RAM : Team Xtreem Dark Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3
Motherboard : GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX
Harddrive : Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS 750GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s
Case : Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Pwersupply : COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power Plus RS500-PCARD3-US 500W

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Old 08-26-2012, 05:41 AM   #2
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Looks good but Id change the memory to Newegg.com - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL and change the psu to

Newegg.com - CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 V2 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
I5 3570k oc'd 4.3Ghz, CM hyper 212+cooler, Gskill 8gb 1600Mhz, Gigabyte 7970hd oc edition, msi z77a-g45. Samsung 830 256gb SSD, WD cavier black Hdds
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