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Windows 7: I am building a gaming computer, Could someone look over my hardware.

21 Apr 2014   #1
lime2020

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
I am building a gaming computer, Could someone look over my hardware.

hi I am building a gaming computer and have picked out all my hardware. I just want to make sure that every thing will play nice and that it is a decent machine. here is my hardware list.

video/graphics card: gigabyte geforce gtx 660 $187
mother board: MSI A88X-G43 $79.99
prossesser: AMD FX-4350 Vishera
audio: mother board free
cooler: CORSAIR Hydro Series H60 $64.99
case: RAIDMAX SMILODON Extreme Black ATX-612WEB $84.99
hdd: Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB $64.99
ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB + 2 current $74.99
blue ray drive: LG Black 12X BD-ROM 16X DVD-ROM SATA Internal Blu-ray Drive $49.99
os: win 7 home premium 64 bit $99
wireless adaper: Intel 7260HMW AN IEEE w/ bluetooth $24.99
ssd: crucial m500 240 gb
total: $936.22 w/ shipping


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21 Apr 2014   #2
AstaLaVista

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)
 
 

I love spending other peoples money for sure... so, can we safely say that you have a Grand for a Gaming Budget?

What is the price of the AMD, SSD and Gskill Ram? the Ram seems cheap unless you mean 75 bucks per 8 GBs.

Why do you need to have a 240GB SSD, that extra money could be used somewhere else... a 120/128GB SSD should suffice

What kind of games are you playing? Campaign or Multiply only? What Genre(s)... if you give us more info, perhaps we can further help you or choose better components for what you want to do?

What Monitor do you have now?

Is the case that bad that you need extra cooling? or do you play for 16 hours straight This is just my personal opinion but I do play 2 to 3 hours straight (Campaigns mind you) and my rig does not seem to need more cooling than what comes stock with my CPU. My rig do have a bunch of fans, many of them never initialize and I figure its because it is not needed.
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21 Apr 2014   #3
lime2020

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

I already own the ssd for a pervious project that did not work out.
the amd costs $139.99
and the ram is 2 4gb ddr4
I play online and campaign. fps, moba, sandbox, action/adventure but my current rig limits this
I have a Samsung syncmaster s20b350 monitor
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21 Apr 2014   #4
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Tech Preview x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

The FX-4350 is not really a brilliant CPU, if you're looking at a Bulldozer build I'd at least go FX-6300, or ideally the FX-6350. If you're not overclocking your CPU I'd drop the H60 and go for an air cooler (a triple copper heatpipe cooler will be more than adequate) and try to pump some more funds into your GPU.
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21 Apr 2014   #5
johnsmith45jock

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

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21 Apr 2014   #6
lime2020

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

thank you jonhnsmith45jock this website was very helpful
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21 Apr 2014   #7
lime2020

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Boozad View Post
The FX-4350 is not really a brilliant CPU, if you're looking at a Bulldozer build I'd at least go FX-6300, or ideally the FX-6350. If you're not overclocking your CPU I'd drop the H60 and go for an air cooler (a triple copper heatpipe cooler will be more than adequate) and try to pump some more funds into your GPU.
I will be swiching the fx cpu for a amd a10 6800k and swapping the cooler with a coolermaster 212 evo
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21 Apr 2014   #8
AstaLaVista

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)
 
 



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21 Apr 2014   #9
johnsmith45jock

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

This will give you some more combo ideas.
http://www.newegg.com/DIY-PC-Combos/...ionStore/ID-33
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21 Apr 2014   #10
lime2020

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

so far with your suggestions in mind this I were I am now
CPU: AMD A10-6800K 4.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($139.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($35.98 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: MSI A88X-G43 ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($76.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($203.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Antec Nine Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case ($128.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Stallion 500W ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG UH12NS30 Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($50.98 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($102.98 @ Newegg)
Wireless Network Adapter: Intel 7260HMWDTX1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter ($46.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $976.84
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-23 12:09 EDT-0400)
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