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SicKoDSO

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I am looking to build a decent little gaming pc and will also use it to edit videos/design GFX.

I compiled a list of items from newegg for around what I want to spend and was curious if this was a compatible and price worthy build.

Thank you to anyone who helps!

Asus Sabertooth 990 FX (motherboard)
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T (CPU)
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http://www.newegg.co...st=Combo.718716

Asus black blu-ray drive
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16827135252

HIS Ice QX turbo (GFX card)
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814161371

Antec Three hundred (tower)
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16811129066

Raidmax Hybrid 2 (power)
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817152036

Seagate Barracuda 1TB (HDD)
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16822148697

G Skill Ripjaws Series 4gb (ram)
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820231313


If there are any products that can be replaced with the something better but not a large increase in price. Also what are the best products as far anti virus/malware things like that. anyway any help is greatly appreciated.
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Many people make the rather costly mistake of using either an inferior quality or inadequate output PSU and 9 times out of 10 the result is the same, bang and one dead system, my preference is the Corsair brand but there are other reputable brands available, check out the list at the link below for guidance;
http://www.10stripe....d/psu/brand.php
Consider having two HDDs, one with the OS and data on it and one for backing up all important data to, 1TB is an awful lot of data to lose should the drive fail also the 6GB/S type of HDD that your MB is capable of handling would be better.
For guidance on AV and firewall software look now further than http://www.geekstogo...yware-software/
I don`t see an OS there so you may need to add the cost $99.99 to your budget (64-bit when using 8GB or more of Ram which is advisable) http://www.newegg.co...N82E16832116986 and don`t forget your TIM, topic courtesy of Digerati http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/292223-thermal-interface-material/
TIP: Do not decide on the PSU until you have settled on all of the other components, you can then use a PSU calculator to ensure that you will have enough clean stable power and that it has at least an 80% efficiency, PSU calculator; http://www2.corsair.com/psufinder/
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