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(Solved) - Need Feedback for my Gaming PC build

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  • Started 4 years ago by ShadowSlayer451
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So I'm trying to build my own decent, yet budget gaming PC (My first one). I don't know a whole lot about building a PC; but I've done some research and have the 8 key parts picked out (but not yet purchased). I would like to know if there's any parts I should change or add.

These are the parts. I just copied the names of what was in the shopping cart.

AMD FX-6200 Zambezi 3.8GHz (4.1GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor \ ($224.98 for both as a
ASRock 970 EXTREME3 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard / combo deal on newegg)
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 ($134.99)
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1066 (PC3 8500) Desktop Memory ($82.99)
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive ($94.99)
SAMSUNG 22X DVD Burner SATA Model SH-222BB/BEBE - OEM ($13.99)
Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ($69.99)
Rosewill Green Series RG530-S12 530W Continuous @40°C, 80 PLUS Certified, Single 12V Rail, Active PFC ($54.99)

The total is $676.92

Again, any part recommendations, tips, criticism is much appreciated.

Posted 4 years ago
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I realize you are trying to make inexpensive Build

Suggest 650W - 750W continuous watt power supply for future components you may add.

Also suggest DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory for gaming performance.

What do you think ??

Rick P.

Accepted Answer · Posted 4 years ago
Posts: 6

Thank you for the suggestions my budget is like $800, so if I have to pay a few bucks more, I don't mind too much.

Anyway, for RAM, what about CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model ($89.99)
or the G.SKILL Ripjaws Z Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model ($93.99)

And for PSU a COOLER MASTER GX Series RS650-ACAAE3-US 650W ATX12V v2.31 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply?

Posted 4 years ago

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