PC Parts suggestion

Discussion in 'PC Build Suggestions' started by Cpl.Soap, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. Cpl.Soap

    Cpl.Soap New Member

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    I want to build a decent gaming comp for $400.
    I made a parts list but i have NO IDEA if they work together or if i need other stuff. i have never built a comp before and dont even know all the parts inside.

    Hard drive - 1tb - $50 - Newegg.com - SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
    CPU+motherboard - $186 - amd athlon II 3ghz 95w quad - Newegg.com - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, LED LCD TV, Digital Cameras and more!
    CPU - $120 - amd phenom II quad - AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition AM3 CPU HDZ955FBGMBOX - 3.20GHz, Socket AM3, 6MB Cache, 2000MHz (4000 MT/s) FSB, Retail, Processor with Fan at TigerDirect.com
    Motherboard - $60 - Asus Radeon hD3000 RAid
    GPU - $80 - Newegg.com - XFX HD-657X-ZHF2 Radeon HD 6570 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card
    Case - $40 - Cooler Master RC-430-KWN1 Elite 430 Mid Tower ATX Case - ATX/Micro-ATX, USB, Audio, 120mm Blue LED Fan, Black at TigerDirect.com
    Memory - $60 - Newegg.com - G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
    PSU - $30 - Newegg.com - Rosewill RD400-2-DB 400W ATX V2.2 Power Supply

    Total - $440

    Choosing between the cpu+motherboard combo or the individual ones.

    Let me know what u think and how good it will be. Thanks in advance!
  2. IcEWoLF

    IcEWoLF Staff Member Founder

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    Reno Nevada
    If you are buying a computer be sure to buy it from Suicide George, he can get you better deals than newegg.
    He has built PC's for several people on the forums!

    1 TB = bad nowadays, thats way too much HDD space and it will make your computer slow!
    Cpu looks good,for the price, you might be able to get a better Video Card from Suicide George.
    400w sounds weak, but good enough for the current setup. I'd suggest going with at least 600w so you are future proof for upcoming upgrades.

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