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Choosing gaming components to build a PC, need help


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PeanutCarl

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Uh well, hello, my old PC just got really old :P so instead of just upgrading it, I decided to build a new custom-PC but I need some help, my budget is 650usd and I can only ship things from BestBuy, here is what I got so far:

Chassis
MotherBoard
RAM
Processor (not sure it is compatible with mb)
PSU (not sure if it will be enough)
Graphics Card

This is a total of about 595 usd (I already got 1Tb Hard Disk and DVD unit, if you can help me to make this right how it should be it would be awesome, tell me waht to change, add, or remove, this will help me alot, thanks :)

note: if there is another store that can ship free to any part of Us you can also send me links to those stores :)

Edited by PeanutCarl, 29 December 2012 - 07:42 PM.

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iammykyl

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Hi PeanutCarl, Posted Image


Upgraded the Mobo to latest socket, has everything you need for a gaming build.
Upgraded the CPU, sweet spot for performance and price.
Upgraded the case, much better cooling, dust filter all round.
Upgraded RAM, higher speed, lower cas.
Upgraded the video card.
Your selected PSU is a little low on amps on the 12v rail and the rated wattage of 430 means it would be running near flat out when gaming and leaves no wiggle room for adding future components or some OC if you desired out, hence an upgrade to the Antec with the bonus of being modular.

All parts ship free, but depending on where you live, local/state taxes may be added.

> http://pcpartpicker.com/p/uV3y


For the CPU, pick up only $189, saving $20 if you can get to one of their stores. Telephone to confirm before going.
> http://www.microcent..._1155_Processor

Edited by iammykyl, 29 December 2012 - 10:34 PM.

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PeanutCarl

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Thanks so much! :)
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Your welcome PeanutCarl.


How is your selection going? Can we be of further help? An update would be appreciated.
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Everything is fine right now, just waiting for the components to ship and it'll be done (hoping on no DOA items) I'll be sure to post the build when it is finished!
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Thank you for the update. Look forward t a big Posted Image for the build.
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Hello! I'm posting this from my all new computer! Thanks for the advice!! I will post some photos later or tomorrow :D
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Great news. You can put pics in your gallery.
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