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How is this for a custom gaming pc?

by Oweineh / December 12, 2012 8:50 PM PST

i am going to buy these parts for my new pc, how will it perform with games such as witcher 2, battlefield 3, AC3? i'm on tight budget and i can afford the following parts:- (i am not gonna OC)

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 AM3 3.4Ghz 512KB 45NM 125W 4000MHZ

GPU: Gigabyte AMD Radeon HD 7870 2 GB GDDR5 DVI-I/HDMI/2x Mini-Displayport PCI-Express 3.0 Graphic Card GV-R787OC-2GD

Motherboard: ASRock 960GM/U3S3 FX AM3+ AMD 760G SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX AMD

Memory: Patriot Memory Intel Extreme Masters Viper 3 Series DDR3 8GB (2x4GB) 1866MHz (PC3 15000) Memory Kit PVI38G186C9K

Power Supply: Corsair Builder Series CX 500 Watt ATX/EPS 80 PLUS (CX500)

i already have an HDD and an optical drive that i am gonna use, as for the case i gonna look for an average case that's well ventilated and can fit these parts, i am not looking for an outstanding case

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by bob b / December 13, 2012 1:17 AM PST

That cpu/gpu combo wants some serious power.

You might want to bump that psu to the 600w or more range.

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by Oweineh / December 13, 2012 3:01 AM PST

yeah many people told me that, i wil get 750 w is that enough?
thanks for the reply btw Grin

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 13, 2012 3:02 AM PST
In reply to: Yea

If the 750 Watt has too many rails you can run into trouble. That's why the advice is to get a single rail if you don't want to research that area.

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by Oweineh / December 13, 2012 3:12 AM PST
In reply to: Maybe.

sorry i am a beginner when it comes to this, can you please help me out on this one?
what particular power supply do you recommend? except for the corsair 600 w cause it's sold out

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Just like above.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 13, 2012 3:21 AM PST
In reply to: Help

It's a big world and you didn't provide a product link for me to see if the PSU had one or more rails.

Also, if the sellers are not answering your questions, it's a bad sign that support is not going to get better.

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by Oweineh / December 13, 2012 3:28 AM PST
In reply to: Just like above.

Lol sorry i forgot Silly , any ways i found a good psu and here's a link

as for the 750 w it's this one

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by bob b / December 13, 2012 6:02 AM PST
In reply to: THX

Go with the 750.
It's a single rail fuss.

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My secret is out.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 13, 2012 6:05 AM PST
In reply to: THX
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