This a Good Budget Build?

Okay I spent a bit of time trying to make a build under 400. This is what I have so far:

ASRock 970 PRO3 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157364

Amd Phenom II X3 720 Black Ed
http://www.amazon.com/Amd-Phenom-II-720-Black/dp/B001R84CGW/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1387131277&sr=8-3&keywords=Phenom+II+X3

MSI R6570-MD2GD3/LP Radeon HD 6570 2GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127612

Ram 2gb (x3 for 6 gb of ram)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820576001

GIGABYTE GZ-F3HEB Black SECC Steel / ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811353021

LOGISYS Computer PS480X2 480W ATX12V Power Supply Dual Fan w/ Radiation Filter
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817170024

Is it good for the price? It's ~336 dollars.
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Any feedback?
The graphics card sucks (in that it barely meats the minimum requirements for something like League of Legends. I don't know what games you're looking to play), and logisys is the absolute worst brand of power supplies you could possibly buy. I.e., every one I've worked with has completely shit out on me. That's why there's only a 1 year warranty on it.

Consider the following if you have the money:

This one's an absolute champ if you can drop $200 for it.
XFX Double D FX-787A-CDFC Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150605


This one's a good alternative if you can drop $110 on it.
XFX FX-777A-ZNJ4 Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150666

I choose XFX graphics cards because all of their cards come with a lifetime warranty as long as you register their serial numbers on the XFX website. It's wonderful.


As for power supplies:

I own this one (with a 5 year warranty) and it's been wonderful for over 2 years. And it's assuring to know that I have 3 more years for it to shit out and get a replacement for free.
PC Power and Cooling Silencer Mk III Series 500W Modular Power Supply features 100% Japanese 105°C rated Capacitors Intel 4th Gen CPU Haswell
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703035

EDIT: Your processor's decent. Just for reference though: It's on par with some older Core 2 Quads, and some of the first gen i3 and i5's. If you're looking to game, it's worth noting that Intel is taking the cake as far as having the better processors right now.

Also, you'll need a hard drive for your build.
And keep in mind that your motherboard only has a 1 year warranty as well and ASRock doesn't have the greatest track record with me.
Pretty much a big thing about the build is shopping for parts with the longest warranty time.
If you want to go deep, ASUS Sabertooth motherboards are awesome as hell and come with the longest warranty ever given on a motherboard (5 years). They cost about $200 though.
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Is there a slightly cheaper alternate for a gpu? Trying not to past the 100 mark.

I'm using the one now as a place holder for a better one in the future.

All I really want is a PC better than the new-gen consoles.
Lumpkin wrote:
All I really want is a PC better than the new-gen consoles.
The xbox-one GPU is roughly equivalent to the Radeon HD 7770 (the latter in my previous post), and the PS4 GPU is roughly equivalent to the Radeon HD 7870 (the former above), each have a few cutbacks though. But those are the rough equivalencies.

Lumpkin wrote:
Is there a slightly cheaper alternate for a gpu?
There are tons of cheaper alternatives, including the one you had in your original post. Alternative =/= equivalent alternative.

IMO the Radeon HD 7870 is the best bang for your buck at the current time, even though it's $200.
Damn. I guess I'll have to buy it later then. In the winter I really don't have any means of income besides programming for my aunts company. And I can only do that on weekends.

Besides shoveling snow. -_-

With the GPU I put up could I at least run MC with 60 fps or above?
Do you thing the ram is good enough?
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Lumpkin wrote:
With the GPU I put up could I at least run MC with 60 fps or above?
Likely, but hard to say with any certainty unless I had one to test with.

Lumpkin wrote:
Do you thing the ram is good enough?
Yeah it's fine. It's sort of an off brand, but there's nothing wrong with that, esp. with a lifetime warranty. Keep an eye out for like, 8GB packs of Corsair Dominator or Kingston HyperX memory on sale. I got 16GB (2 packs of 2x4GB) of Corsair Dominator for $100 total because they were on a massive sale; $50 for 8GB is pretty awesome. Doesn't look like it's that way right now but it's worth keeping an eye out for before you place your order.
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