Amd build final check


Jul 24, 2011
I'm working on building my first computer and i am no stranger to technology. I would like to know some performance specs for gaming and if the parts are compatible.i wont be over clocking . my budget is between 800-1000. im not sure about cooling and il need help with that . here is my build

AMD Phenom II X4 Quad Core Processor 840 (3.2GHz) AM3, Retail HDX840WFBX $94.99 $94.99
Lite-On Super AllWrite IHAS124-04 24X SATA DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive (Black), Bulk IHAS124-04 $20.99 $20.99
NZXT M59 ATX Mid Tower Interior Case (Black) CA-M59BLK $55.99 $55.99
Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB SATA3 7200rpm 32MB NCQ Hard Drive HD-ST1TAS4 $54.99 $54.99
Super Talent DDR3-1600 8GB(2X4G) CL9 Dual Channel Memory Kits WP160UX8G9 $69.99 $69.99
Thermaltake TR-700P Bronze 80Plus 700W Active PFC Power Supply PS-TR700P $77.99 $77.99
Asus VW193DR 19 inch WideScreen 16:10 50000:1 LCD Monitor (Black) AS-VW193DR $99.99 $99.99
Genius KB-C220e Wired Multimedia Keyboard & optical Mouse Combo(Black) KB-C220E $10.49 $10.49
GIGABYTE GA-970A-D3 Socket AM3+/ AMD 970/ DDR3/ SATA3&USB3.0/ A&GbE/ ATX Motherboard MB-970AD3 $94.99 $94.99
GIGABYTE ATI Radeon HD6850 1GB DDR5 2DVI/HDMI/DisplayPort PCI-Express Video Card :bounce:


Mar 6, 2011
Looks good, if you want a budget cooler that will give you a small overclock, I suggest the Cooler Master Hyper 212+, it's priced at around $30. A 700w PSU looks a little too high to me, but I guess that would leave some headroom for upgrades. Other than that it looks all good. Good luck.