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Endemion

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I'm fairly new to computer building so I went off of some build I found on youtube. Also, is there anything wrong with this build? Should I upgrade certain parts? My budget is 600 - 700 dollars. I plan on gaming with it mainly but I have a lot of pictures and make videos fairly often.

http://www.amazon.co...2&tag=c09_11-20

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16819113280

http://www.amazon.co...2&tag=c09_11-20

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http://www.newegg.co...N82E16822136769

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16811146075

http://www.amazon.co...2&tag=c09_11-20

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:welcome: Endemion

You have the foundations for a good build and one that with a couple of improvements will meet your requirements.
The video card could be improved upon, this because for better video quality for gaming and the making of videos a 256 bit video card would be best (192 bit a minimum for an Nvidea card) any software that you use for making your videos may also dictate the minimum spec of the video card that you need.

The computer case has a lot of plastic which will hold in the heat more, it only has one cooling fan + it does not have any front USB 3.0 ports.

I would suggest that for now if your budget will not allow for making the improvements you need that you;
1: Use the CPUs video capability and leave the add on video card purchase until you have saved the additional funds for a better card.
2: Change the case for one that has better cooling and front USB 3.0 ports.
3: Increase the output of the PSU to one that is at least 550W to allow for the adding of a good quality video card.
4: Spend $10 more for a 1TB HDD.

Endemion list let us know what you think.
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Thank you for the help! Can you recommend some parts perhaps?
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As per my reply #2 - click on Endemion list below as it is a link to a list of parts ;)
Endemion list let us know what you think.


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Thanks for all the help! ^_^ could you also include a video card upgrade?
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A video card that is anywhere near good enough will cost between $200 and $250 I`m afraid.

AMD suggestion out of stock at the moment but you can check out the specs ect.

Nvidea suggestion
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Alright thank you! ^_^ I'll have to save up a bit more before I get the video card I guess~
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Oh, I forgot to ask, would the onboard video card be enough to run a game like Tera?
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Tera system requirements here you will have plenty enough.
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Could you perhaps recommend a cheaper graphics card? would this be okay to get? http://www.amazon.co...=A1TSN35NIS24VZ
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I only have like 140 dollars for the video card, should I just use the onboard one or get a cheap video card?
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Sorry for the delay getting back to you.

Use the onboard video for now as it will handle what you require of it, the other parts that you have on the list will work nicely alongside an add on card in the future so wait until your budget will allow for a good quality one that will not need upgrading for a few years.
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Alright! Thanks again for all the help! ^_^
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You are welcome Endemion :)
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