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Building my own computer (my first build) and need suggestions!

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  • Started 4 years ago by queqt
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Hi everyone,

Just a little background, Im 18 and in college and I play a multitude of games, including World of Warcraft and League of Legends. Recently, my laptop has been having too many issues to fix easily so its time to build a computer!! I've already explored my options on Newegg and google. And i have taken advise from some hall-mates of mine that are into custom rigs. I just wanted some advise from the computer community (you guys!) on the components i have chosen for my new console. Also, I would like some advise on things such as RAID'ing my hard drive and SLI video cards.

So here is the hardware i chose for my comp (please give advise on anything that could have better performance or if i can get more bang for my buck!):

Case: Cooler Master HAF X RC-942-KKN1 Black Steel/Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case

Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0 Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Bare Drive

Monitor(s): Acer S201HLbd Black 20" 5ms LED-Blacklight LCD Monitor---currently i have 2 of these in my cart

Video Card(s): EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeFOrce GTX 550 Ti(Fermi) FPB 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card---currently i have 2 of these in my cart

Power Supply: PC Power and Cooling Silencer Mk II 750W High Performance 80PLUS Silver SLI CrossFire ready Power Supply

Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900) Deskptop Memory Model F3-14900CL9Q-16GBXL

Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium

CD Drive: LITE-ON Black 12x Blu-ray Burner with Blu Ray 3D Feature SATA IHBS112-04 - OEM

Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

Processor: AMD FX-8150 Zambezi 3.66GHz Socket AM3+ 125W Eight-Core Desktop Processor FD8150FRGUBOX

I also have things such as a headset, webcam, keyboard and speakers---but i already know what i want of those. Thanks for all your help everyone and once I get advise and order everything, I will take pictures of my build and share them with all of you!!

Posted 4 years ago
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You will get better responses to your question if you post the links to the parts you are proposing.

Posted 4 years ago

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