Building Gaming Computer... Good?

pillowslap

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Im trying to build a computer for the first time. Im pretty good on a computer but not when it comes to building one. I just need to know if these pieces work together and are a good price. total price= $690.92

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000KSRTL 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive- $69.99

HIS H485FM512H Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card- $102.99

OCZ Fatal1ty OCZ550FTY 550W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V SLI Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply- $64.99

Kingston HyperX 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model KHX6400D2LLK2/4G- $99.99

GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3L LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard- $89.99

Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Wolfdale 3.0GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor BX80570E8400- $167.99

ZALMAN CNPS9500 AT 2 Ball CPU Cooling Fan/Heatsink- $49.99
 

pillowslap

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Well the price of everything (Hardware,Case, OS) is $820 so that is about all i wanted to spend. Im just gonna be playing COD4 and Battlefield 2. So this should be good
 

Marshillboy

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Why Core 2 Duo? For the same price, you could easily get a quad core system (i7 or AMD 955). LGA 775 is a dead-end platform.
 
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