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Old January 22, 2012, 08:55 AM
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Asus M5A78L-M/USB3
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
Corsair DDR3 8GB 1600 XMS CL9 Kit2 1.5V
Corsair Hydro H60 CPU Cooler
Nexus® Prominent 5 - black
Samsung Spinpoint F3, 1TB
Samsung DVR 22x DL, SATA
XFX Radeon HD6970, 2GB
Cooler Master GX 750W
Cooler Master SickleFlow Red LED, 120mm
(used for gaming, 3d rendering, video editing)(limited amount of money 1200$)

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Old January 22, 2012, 02:15 PM
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I think that would be a pretty nice build, the only things I would suggest is going with an intel build using a 2500k as its about the same price as the 8120, and swap out the cooler master PSU for a corsair or XFX. I would even bump the video card down to a 6950 if you have to stay on budget.
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Old January 22, 2012, 06:10 PM
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I would rather have an i5 2500k build, it will outperform it in almost every category, and the only places it won't outperform it you will never use.
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Old January 22, 2012, 07:11 PM
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Agreed on the Sandy Bridge versus Bulldozer debate -- AMD failed to deliver anything but a server chip with this generation.
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