finally my new gaming pc(pls help me out)

  urien01 10:59 18 Jan 2014
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hi everyone after 5years finally I am gonna be able to build my new gaming pc. so I need you guys opinions about the parts. It is gonna be only for "gaming" nothing else(maybe also internet surfing and stuff like that)

here we go

CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($134.99 @ TigerDirect) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($33.97 @ OutletPC) Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($82.05 @ NCIX US) Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($169.98 @ OutletPC) Storage: Western Digital WD Green 2TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.00 @ Amazon) Video Card: Asus Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($359.99 @ B&H) Case: Corsair Air 540 Silver ATX Mid Tower Case ($139.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($94.99 @ NCIX US) Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC) Monitor: Asus VN247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($168.04 @ Amazon) Keyboard: Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($49.98 @ OutletPC) Mouse: Microsoft SideWinder X5 Wired Laser Mouse ($18.98 @ Mac Mall) Other: SteelSeries 67222 QcK Diablo III Gaming Mouse Pad ($16.99) Total: $1503.92

  nickf 12:12 19 Jan 2014

Looks like a nice build . I personally use Intel , so cannot advise on the AMD kit . I would say to try and source a 7200RPM HDD , rather than the slower 5400RPM you have selected . The Samsung SSD is awesome , fitted one recently , and with the rapid tech activated OMG ! so fast it will melt your face off ! I do advise trying to source your MoBo , CPU , Cooler and RAM as a tested bundle from one supplier , who will overclock for you . Good luck !

  Menzie 18:32 20 Jan 2014

Those components should work well together, I've got the 8320 which has been overclocked to 4.2GHZ using a liquid cooler. Despite the benchmarks and user opinions out there bashing AMD I will say that I haven't had any issues and with my paired Nvidia 660GTX everything I throw at it runs fairly well. My previous processor was a Phenom X4 840 and under gaming I have noticed the difference in performance.

I would second using a faster hard drive than the WD Green, go for the blue instead as the Green drives are designed more for storage rather than performance. I have 4 green drives in a RAID in my computer which are used for backups.

I run a Toshiba 7200RPM 1TB drive next to my Kingston Hyper X SSD for gaming duties.

  urien01 05:59 21 Jan 2014

thnx a lot for the commenters. I chose wd green only for storage. cuz I am gonna use ssd for my programs games and everything. but yeah maybe blue will be better. I will think about it. any more comments will be appretiated

  batool100 06:00 21 Jan 2014

You new gaming pc is best for playing the games. It has very fast speed.

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