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My first build, looking for opinions...

rhoward89
  • 72 months ago

This is my first build, mainly for school and some gaming. Looking to stay around $700.

CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core

CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing (Purchased)

Motherboard Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P ATX AM3+

Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600

Storage Western Digital BLACK SERIES 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM

Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB

Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower (Purchased)

Power Supply Corsair 450W ATX12V / EPS12V

Optical Drive LG UH12NS30 Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer

Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit)

Comments

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Get the cheapest 8Gb 1600Mhz Cl9 Ram and change the GPU to an R7 265 or R7 270

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks, I'll be swapping them out on my parts list.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Solid build. Gotta ask, why the BluRay drive?

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

I have a bunch of Blu-Rays laying around since I got rid of my PS3. Figured instead of buying a player I'll just use the computer.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

I gotcha, enjoy your new rig!

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