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First thing that will need replacing in this build?

#1PokenubPosted 1/18/2014 7:32:28 AM
My friend who used to have a limit of 500, upped it to 790 recently, so I redid his build a little. Could I get some input as to what should be changed first, after he has saved up a bit of money?

AUD based fyi.

Hard Drive: Western Digital 500GB Caviar Blue Hard Drive - 3.5", SATA III 6Gbs, 16MB Cache, 7200rpm
CD/DVD Drive (Mainly just for installing Windows 7.) Samsung DVR Drive SATA 24x OEM
Power Supply: 500W "SilverStone" ST50F-ES230 230V Active PFC, 120mm fan with 18dBA, 24pin
RAM: G.Skill DDR3-1333 4GB Single Channel [NT] F3-10600CL9S-4GBNT X 2
CPU: AMD A8-6600K Quad Core APU BLACK EDITION, Socket FM2, 3.9GHz, 4MB Cache, integrated graphics HD8570D, TDP 100W, FAN
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A75M-HD2 FM2 socket A75, 2xDDR3, SATA3, 4xUSB3.0, DVI-D / D-SUB / HDMI, GBLAN, RAID, mATX
Graphics Card: Gigabyte R724OC-2GI AMD R7 240 OC, PCI-E3.0, 2GB DDR3, 900/1800MHz, DVI-D, HDMI, D-Sub
Keyboard and Mouse: Microsoft Wireless Desktop 800 USB Black

I simply copy pasted from the site.

Also: Can anybody spot any potential compatibility issues with this build? Not the greatest at this, but anyway the price ends up coming to $766 AUD
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#2Pokenub(Topic Creator)Posted 1/18/2014 8:02:30 AM
Darn trolls knocked this down :/
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#3Pokenub(Topic Creator)Posted 1/18/2014 9:57:45 AM
Ok, I really suck at making titles for these..
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#4Fear The ClownPosted 1/18/2014 10:00:13 AM
Change to 8GB DDR3 1600 Ram.
#5CELTEKKPosted 1/18/2014 10:01:20 AM
You could probably up the RAM to at least 8 gb. Other than that I'd probably say the thing that would need upgrading the soonest would be the storage, 500GB isn't what it used to be.
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#6Killah PriestPosted 1/18/2014 10:01:45 AM
r7 240?

complete waste of money you should be able to find better cards within that price range.
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#7Fade2black001Posted 1/18/2014 10:07:51 AM
Fear The Clown posted...
Change to 8GB DDR3 1600 Ram.


The speed of RAM doesn't matter. For gaming at least
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#8Pokenub(Topic Creator)Posted 1/18/2014 10:08:54 AM
Sorry, I worded the ram in a bad way. It's 2 sticks of 4 gig
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#9ShubPosted 1/18/2014 10:10:35 AM
Fade2black001 posted...
Fear The Clown posted...
Change to 8GB DDR3 1600 Ram.


The speed of RAM doesn't matter. For gaming at least


It does when you're using an APU. APUs benefit a lot from faster RAM. I wouldn't get anything less than DDR3-1866 with an APU.
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#10CELTEKKPosted 1/18/2014 10:10:48 AM
You might want to get dual channel ram if you are getting two sticks bro.
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