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Old 08-06-2013, 10:33 AM   #1
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Default New to building computers...

I've heard that building my own computer would be cheaper, and more efficient in the long run. Well I went out and scoured the web and these are the components that I came up with. I was hoping if someone could sorta help me out.

Processor: AMD A10-6700 Richland 3.7GHz Socket FM2 65W Quad-Core Desktop Processor AMD Radeon HD AD6700OKHLBOX

Motherboard: ECS A75F2-A2(1.0) FM2 AMD A75 (Hudson D3) SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard

Case: TOPOWER TP-6208BB-450 Black SGCC 0.5mm ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 450W Power Supply

Ram: Apotop Altair Value 4GB (2 X 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3-1600 CL11 Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory

Graphics Card: SAPPHIRE 100358L Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 CrossFireX Support Video Card

Hard Drive: Western Digital WD Blue WD10EZEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - OEM

Optical Drive: LG Black Blu-ray Drive SATA Model UH12NS30 - OEM

Would these work?

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Old 08-06-2013, 11:47 AM   #2
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Apotop Altair Value 4GB
That is a major off brand. Better to go low end with one of the established companies in memory. I like Corsair because it's a good product at a reasonable cost.
Only other thing I'd change is to kick the watts up to 650 on the power supply.

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Old 08-10-2013, 06:41 PM   #3
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Bump your ram up to 8GB and go with either Corsair or Gskill and is this computer going to be used for gaming, If so you'll want 8GB of ram..
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