New Xmas build for my Stepson
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September 17, 2012, 08:59 AM
Join Date: Feb 2011
Drop the cooler for now and put that coin into 1866Mhz DDR3 the AMD APUs like their ram speed and OC ok-ish on the stock cooler(if not OCing don't even think about the cooler as stock is fine). These are the changes I would make if you wanted to cut a bit of coin.
Antec Three Hundred Two Mid Tower Gaming Case 302 ATX 3X5.25 6X3.5INT No PS Front USB3.0 & Audio - Antec - THREE HUNDRED TWO
$39 after MIR
Seasonic SS-350ET 350W ATX12V 20/24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 80PLUS 120MM Fan OEM - Seasonic Electronics - SS-350ET
if not adding a GPU, don't worry about paying a PS that can handle it for it right now.
Just my 2 cents if I wanted to cut that build down a bit.
My System Specs
Asus Sabertooth 990FX
AMD FX 8150 @ 4.7Ghz Corsair H100 4 fan push pull
16GB Dominator Platinum 9-9-9-24 1866mhz
HD7970-DC2T-3GD5 @ 1150Mhz core 6Ghz RAM
4 * Corsair GT 60GB RAID 0 on a Highpoint 2720
Corsair Pro 750
Asus BR Drive
3 22" Asus LCDs Eyefinity
Win 7 Ultimate
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