500-700 dollar build

giu5eppe

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Hi guys i am having trouble choosing some new components for my first build. the main use of this computer will be gaming and some work. the components that i am thinking of are -

CPU - AMD FX Series FX 4170 Black Edition Processor - Quad-Core - 4.2 GHz
Motherboard - ASRock 970 EXTREME4 Motherboard
Ram - G.Skill 4GB (2x 2GB)
Power Supply - Aywun Mega Power Elite Series 650W Power Supply
Case - NZXT Phantom 410 Mid Tower Case
Hard Drive - Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3.5" 500GB SATA 6.0Gb/s
DVD Drive - LG GH24NS90 Internal SATA 24x Dual Layer
Video Card - Sapphire Radeon HD 7750
 
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that appears to be a less than quality PSU. do you have a onsite place to shop. for some reason i am thinking you don't live in the US.
 

drixelphobicvids

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Looks like a pretty good build but you want to switch out the hard drive because your buying that 500 gb drive for about $75 you can get the same thing in a Terabyte for about $90 to $110 so its just smarter to go with a 1tb drive next get a differnt video card your MUCH MUCH better off with getting a GeForce GTX 550 ti or 560 the 550 ti will run you about $110 to $124 but putting in about 10 more $$$$ will help you alot because the card you want to get will get about 10 fps on high settins on bf3 the Sapphire Radeon HD 7750 is equal to the evga gtx 460 witch is horrid its a very old card to you should you go with these instead or if its in your range i can give you all the links to an $800 computer that will last you for the next 4-5 years and then you can keep upgrading if you want them inbox me on skype don't ask about the username its: Furrba11z hope this helps!!!
 

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thanks and i would really appreciate it if you could write up a list because i am new and really confused with all the selections
 
In the US for $700 you can do much better

i5 2400 $190
H77 motherboard $120
2 x2 gig of RAM $30
Radeon 6870 $150
case like the antec One $50
500 watt decent 80+ bronze psu $60
dvd drive $18
500 gig hard drive $75

More powerful processor , and massively more powerful graphics card
 

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LG DVD Burner 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model GH24NS90 - OEM
$16.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136247

GIGABYTE GZ-F4HEB Black 0.5mm Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
$15.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811233090

Intel Core i5-2310 Sandy Bridge 2.9GHz (3.2GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 BX80623I52310
$179.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115089

Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
$89.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148840

CORSAIR Vengeance 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 Desktop Memory Model CMZ4GX3M2A1600C9
$29.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145343

GIGABYTE GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
$119.99 and a $20 rebate makes the final price $99.99.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128502

CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
$69.99 and a $10 rebate makes the final price $59.99.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139028

ZOTAC AMP! ZT-50302-10M GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
$209.99 and a $30 rebate makes the final price $179.99.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814500196

The total for this build would come to $672.92 andshipping charges would come to about $29 or less because Newegg will sometimes combine the shipping charges with a large order so that it's lower. This build gives you a very good quad core cpu and great video card and a 1TB hard drive for a lot of storage capability.
 

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