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Old 10-30-2012, 02:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question What do you think?

With a budget of $900 AUD this is what i came up with. What do you think?
As you can see its a gaming rig

Case: CoolerMaster K350 Gamer $59
Mobo: Asrock B75 Pro3-M $70
CPU: Intel Core i5 3470 $189
RAM: G.Skill Ares 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3-1600 $45
Hard drive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB $79
PSU: Antec VP550P 550W $65
GPU: Powercolor Radeon HD7850 2GB $199
SSD: Samsung 830 Series 128GB SSD $99
Cooling: CoolerMaster Hyper TX3 Evo $25

Total: 830.00

Please tell me If there are any parts you think i should change take out or swap

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Old 10-30-2012, 10:22 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Since it's a gaming rig I would drop the i5 to an i3 and get a better GPU.

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Old 11-01-2012, 05:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Downgrade yourself to an i3 3220 CPU and upgrade the GPU to at least a 7870 with the money saved.
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