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Good specs for gaming PC? First time

Q: Good specs for gaming PC? First time

My first time building! some things have not yet been picked, so I want your opinion on the things I have in mind, and the ones I can't decide over...

Motherboard: Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z
Processor: AMD FX-8350
Graphics card: Sapphire r9 280
RAM: Kingston HyperX Savage 2x 4GB
power supply: Corsair CX750
Optical Drive: lg bh16ns40 multi blue

Do I seriously need an sdd drive?
also any cases that might suit my build or anything I might not need or DO need?
thanks- M

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A: Good specs for gaming PC? First time

Did you already purchase the items above or is that what you have in mind for purchasing? What is your overall budget for your Gaming PC? What types of games are you going to be playing on this PC? The AMD FX-8350 is a good CPU, but if you want any kind of future proofing, I would suggest getting an Intel. If you let us know how much you can spend, we can help you build one that will be better for future games.
Also, no you do not need a SSD (Solid State Drive), but it will make boot times and load times faster. My suggestion with that, is purchase a smaller SSD (120GB maybe) for your operating system and also purchase a larger (1TB+) Hard Drive for everything else (applications, storage, etc).
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Motherboard: Gigabyte F2A88X-D3H A88X ATX W/ ultra durable 4 plus, on/off charge, GbLAN, 2 PCle x16, 3 PCle x1, 2 PCI
Video Card:Nvidia Geforce Gt730 2GB
Powersupply: 600 watts
Harddrive: 1 TB
OS:Windows 8

This is my first gaming build that my parents are getting me for my birthday. Will it be good for gaming. I'm not going to run on ultra maybe medium with some low settings. Thanks guys

A:Are these good gaming specs?

Can you list some of the games that you might be playing with this computer?
How much RAM (memory - not storage) will the computer have?
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by the way I want to play games like battlefield 4 and crisis 3 on the high settings if you can recommend anything better please do so

A:Are these good specs for a gaming pc

Hurperdurp said:

-Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory (CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10)

-XFX - AMD Radeon HD 6670 2GB DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 Graphics Card

by the way I want to play games like battlefield 4 and crisis 3 on the high settings if you can recommend anything better please do soClick to expand...

I'd recommend a better graphics card.

If you are on a budget, you probably wouldn't need 16GB memory for gaming just yet. A $60 savings on 2x4GB modules, would go along way in getting a better graphics card. I'd recommend at least Radeon HD 7790 or the newer release Radeon R7 260X.
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AMD A6 with AMD R4 Graphics
64 bit operating system

A:How good are these specs for gaming

TheRandomMan11 said:

I run a Lenovo laptop and I want to know how good these specs are and what I can do to make my laptop run smoother. I am very noobish when it comes to knowing this stuff but I don't think mine are good. Is there also any good solutions to cheap easy better ways to get better specs? Please I need help.

AMD A6 with AMD R4 Graphics
64 bit operating systemClick to expand...

I would really appreciate also if I could get some explanation on what good and bad specs are
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A:Are these good gaming specs?

I have the 6670 and minecraft works fine with all gfx turned to max. Not sure on extra shaders but the build looks good to me.

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A:Are My Gaming PC's Specs good

What CPU are you going to use? You listed the CPU cooler, but not the CPU itself. I would suggest an Intel i5 4690K, especially considering that you are getting a motherboard that is meant for overclocking and you are getting a liquid cpu cooler.
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A:Are these good gaming pc specs?

GTX 760 isn't much of a gaming card for a $2000 rig.
Probably should think about getting a gtx 780Ti or R9 290.
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A:Are these good specs for a cheap gaming PC?

That build will struggle with BF3. This is a better $750 USD build:
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A:Are These Specs Good for a Gaming PC? (First Build Ever)

Looks like a nice build to me

I would drop the cpu down to this

and upgrade the gpu to this
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A:Would these specs be good for gaming and stable?

I suppose that would depend on what resolution you will be gaming at. I would pick a better quality power supply.
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A:Are my PC specs good for gaming? What to improve?

The CPU and memory are fine. The only thing to upgrade would be your GPU. You might also have to get yourself a decent power supply to be able to run the GPU. What's the power rating of your current PSU?
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A:Good specs for a new gaming computer

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Quad Core CPU, 4GB RAM,Dedicated GPU and 7200rpm HDD.

You will need to provide us with the following if you want us to recommend specific parts.

Monitor Resolution
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A:Specs for a good gaming retail computer?

Best Buy do sell computer components so you're not limited to buying a prebuilt (ugh).

No Best Buy in my country, but a quick look at the site shows you can build a pretty good system for that budget. Bear in mind you could save around $500-600 by going with a more basic setup:
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Power supply: Corsair TX650M $100
Windows 7 x64 Home Premium (OEM) $110
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Hard drive: WD Cav Black 1TB $150 (Prices are obscenely high at the moment)
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Basic component cost (so far) : $1141
Graphics card. If you aren't planning on upgrading again in the short/medium term, then I'd suggest spending enough to see you through the current and upcoming game releases.
XFX HD 6950 1GB $243.

Monitor...Your choices are a cheaper TN+film panel, or a more expensive IPS panel which offers better color range (gamut) but may have higher latency (detectable ghosting with fast motion).
HP's 2511x (25", 1980x1080) is a very nice TN based LED panel ($230) or
HP's ZR24W (24", 1980x1200) is a very nice IPS based panel ($405)

Total: $1634 or $1809

Peripherals, if you don't already have them:
Mouse : Razer DeathAdder 3500 ($60) -Highly recommended. I use one myself- very nice ergonomics and fully featured.
Keyboard: Razer Arctosa ($50)
Mouse pad : Razer gaming pad ($15)
CPU cooler...
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No, it is an LGA775 platform. It is old and outdated. For Intel look for a LGA1155 platform or better yet the latest LGA1150 platform. I wouldn't even look at LGA1156, which is the platform between LGA775 and LGA1155. Save yourself a headache and only look at the last two CPU socket platforms.

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A:Is my PC good for gaming and recording for youtube at the same time?

Do you have any connectivity issues or slow load times? Also, what is the make and model of your power supply?

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A:Gaming PC specs

I think this belongs in the "Other Hardware" section, but I'm sure a mod will move it if needed.

Moving on... what graphics card do you plan on using?
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A:I need help with the specs for my gaming PC

benmenftw said:

So, are these parts all compatible..Click to expand...


benmenftw said:

is my motherboard compatible with a directx 11 gpu?Click to expand...

Yes, insofar as motherboards aren't dependant upon which DirectX API the card is capable of utilising. Graphics card compatibility is dependant upon the slot interface the motherboard uses.
Your MSI board uses PCI-E graphics slot
GTX 260 uses PCI-E graphics slot
Match made in heaven

benmenftw said:

Graphics card: Geforce GTX 260Click to expand...

The GTX 260 isn't DirectX 11 capable, so why DX11 is an issue is a moot point.

benmenftw said:

Please reply if they look compatible or notClick to expand...


benmenftw said:

Have a nice day!Click to expand...

You too.
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A:Help for specs on gaming PC

Drop down to a Phenom II X2 55x series CPU and get a more powerful video card instead. Also, what're the specs on the PSU? (brand and model number)

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A:How are my gaming PC Specs

Well considering that you built a gaming pc and did not mention what GPU (only series) you have then it's pretty hard to actually evaluate your rig. Plus tell us your cooling solution.
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A:Gaming Specs

I cannot find any information or pics of your system at the instance, so I cannot say anything definite.
These two should be good for you: +
The 4670 will in a few weeks be replaced by 5650, which will perform the same or better, cost a little less and produce less heat, consume less power and have DirectX11 capability (which you don't need/can't even use for Oblivion, but it'll be good to have).
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A:New gaming pc specs

Looks like a nice system! Two things came to mind as I had a once over.

1. I'd do some research on that PSU. I haven't heard of that maker (which doesn't say much, there are a LOT of makers I have never heard of). No-name PSUs are a headache. See what some others say about it. It is possible that the one you have chosen is a big name maker, I honestly don't know.

2. Why get a ATI video card? I actually prefer ATI over Geforce myself (the Canadian in me), but if you are going to get an SLI motherboard, you may as well keep your future upgrade options open. Recommend getting a Geforce, so that down the road if you want to stick another in there you can link them up. Why tie your own hands?

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A:Specs for Gaming Laptop

This looks like a nice laptop. Whats the model?
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Any reasonable Nvidia or ATI graphics card will do.

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Windows 7 is probably a better choice. It doesnt matter though. This is what I put together: Add in the Corsair TX650V2 PSU, I forgot to include it in the cart. The cart is on Amazon by the way. It is a bit over budget, but it will play your games at very high, if not max settings.
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ProjectRysa said:

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That said, I don't like the hard disk. For a gaming computer you need to be having a 7,200RPM speed hard disk, or a SSD. You could also probably get a better GPU for the same money as well.

Your best bet to be honest, is to let us know where your from, and your total budget, along with what you need (e.g. do you need a display, keyboard and mouse as well?) and we can then "build" you something thats perfect as a gaming computer.
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A:Solved: [Question] Are these pc specs good

Looking at those specs it appears we are talking about a laptop here?

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If your switching from a 1900 x1600 to a 1920 x1080 you will not notice much of a diffrence in quality. It will be slightly lower quality though.

Resolution is propably the most important things to look out for.

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Here are my specs:

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1. The hard drive is very old, 6+ years
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Damn, Napoleon: Total War is much smoother without AVG running in the background...

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You should be smokin , maybe uninstall AVG and see if it improves.

Is it Defraged ?
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A:I'm Building A custom Comp, Are these specs good?

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WOW, thats a nice build!

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I see you have an open log topic here: finish up there with m0le before making any changes to your system not called for by m0le.But to answer your question, I highly recommend Avast. As for MBAM, I use the free version for on demand scans. Read this:The full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware includes the ability to schedule updates and provides a real-time malware protection module that stops malicious processes before they can infect your computer. The Protection Module is not intrusive as it utilizes few system resources and should not conflict with other scanners or anti-virus programs. Keep in mind that Malwarebytes does not act as a real-time protection scanner for every file like an anti-virus program so it is intended to be a supplement, not a substitute. Those who purchase the full version receive a license key via email which includes a lifetime of free upgrades and support. For corporate and business customers, annual licenses are required.Also:Choosing a security toolkit with anti-virus, firewall and anti-malware programs is a matter of personal preference, your technical ability and experience, features offered, the amount of resources utilized, how it may affect system performance and what will work best for your system. A particular combination that works well for one person may not work as well for another. There is no universal "one size fits all" solution that works for everyone. You may need to experiment and find what is most suitable for your needs. Another factor to consider is whether you want to use paid for products or free alternatives.No single product is 100% foolproof and can prevent, detect and remove all threats at any given time. The security community is in a constant state of change as new infections appear. Each vendor has its own definition of what constitutes malware and scanning your computer using different criteria will yield different results. The fact that each program has its own definition files means that some malware may be picked up by one that could be missed by another. Thus, a multi-layered defense using several anti-spyware products (including an effective firewall) to supplement your anti-virus combined with common sense and safe surfing habits provides the most complete protection. As a general rule, using more than one anti-spyware program like Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, SuperAntispyware, Spybot S&D, Ad-Aware, etc will not conflict with each other or your anti-virus if using only one of them for real time protection and others as stand-alone scanners. In fact, doing so increases your protection coverage without causing the same kind of conflicts or affecting the stability of your system that can occur when using more than one anti-virus. The overlap of protection from using different signature databases will aid in detection and removal of more threats when scanning your system for malware. However, if using all their real-time resident shields (TeaTimer, Ad-Watch, MBAM Protection Module, Spyware Terminator Shields, etc) together at the same time, there can be conflicts when each application tries to compete for resources and exclusive rights to perform an action. Additionally, competing tools may even provide redundant alerts which can be annoying and/or confusing.
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will it messing with drivers ?

A:does it a good idea to run sfc scannow from time to time ?

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A:Is this a good gaming PC?

Since it sounds like you want a different case anyway, I'd just go ahead and build my own, if I were you. You'll save money and be able to choose exactly what components you want.
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A:Is This PSU good enough for a gaming rig?

The PSU needs to be mounted so that the fan is underneath and not on top. That way, it pulls the warm air from within the case and vents it away from your system through the PSU, with the air exiting your system through the grid of holes on its rear panel.
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The price of this PC is ? 800 or 1100 USD.

Cooler Master CM 690 II
600W OCZ StealthXStream II PSU
Intel Core I7 2600 (s1155, 4 x 3.4GHz (4x3.8ghz in turbo) ,5 GT/s, 8 MB, Boxed)
Gigabyte GA-PH67A-D3-B3 mainboard
ATI RADEON HD 6950 2GB GDDR5 , Direct X 11 HDMI
500GB S-ata2 7200RPM Harddisk
6 Gb kingston RAM
REALTEK 7.1 High-Definition Audio sound

Is this a good PC for this price or?

Best regards,


A:Is this a good PC for gaming?

An idea

If you go to ebuyer/newegg/scan or any major hardware you can price up all of the parts individually. Then you could see the total and you would know if you are getting a bargain or not.

From the spec I would think that you would have a great time with gaming on that rig.

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Mega special 2I dont know if it will change for you but i am going to get a Nvidia 560 Ti EVGA overclocked and a i5 2500k instead of a i7 2600k and a Nvidia 550 Ti

A:New gaming Rig is t a good one?

Good swap on those components - put the money where the gaming performance is.

Also consider the 10% OC option for only $19 unless you plan to OC yourself - a cheap upgrade, although it may affect other choices.

The CoolerMaster HAF 912CoolerMaster HAF 912 is reported to run hot. You might want to consider another case. Or at least go for the case fan upgrade for $9 if it has places for more fans.

Under Optical Drive you have not checked the free upgrade to the ASUS Blu-Ray reader DVDRW combo drive

No operating system checked. Are you going to install some software you already have?

Looks like you will have a nice gaming system.
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A:Good PC for gaming?

That's no good for gaming at all.
I suggest you look into a desktop PC and probably a bit larger budget.
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Motherboard : Gigabyte 78LMT-USB3
CPU : AMD FX 6300 Six Core CPU (turbo 4.1Ghz)
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Memory : 8gb DDR3 1600mhz Corsair Vengeance Memory
Graphics Card : ATI 7750 2gb ddr3 (Tripple screen support via DVI / HDMI / DISPLAY PORT)
Software : Windows 7 Home 64 bit

Im planning to buy it, i heard it can play todays games at high settings with good that true?
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A:How good is this pc for gaming?

Get an SSD for a boot drive and some games. That mobo doesn't fully support the 1600mhz ram, itsupports DDR3 1333+ if it's over clocked, it will work just not as fast the ram could go.
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PSU: 400 watts

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A:Pc good for gaming?

Decent, 9500 GT is a bit weak for modern gaming though. Also, the 400W power supply has to be of high quality to really be enough for that. Corsair, OCZ, Enermax, Seasonic, Silverstone, PC Power & cooling...

With regards to the graphics card, you may want to wait a few months for the Radeon 5xxx series, they should be cheaper per performance, more energy efficient, and will have DX 11 capability...
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Memory : 8gb DDR3 1600mhz Corsair Vengeance Memory
Graphics Card : ATI 7750 2gb ddr3 (Tripple screen support via DVI / HDMI / DISPLAY PORT)
Software : Windows 7 Home 64 bit

I asked this question in gaming section but nobody replied.

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Case-XCLIO ATX Mid Tower

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Processor-AMD Athlon 64 X2

Motherboard-ABIT AT8 32X

PSU-Cooler Master RS-550-ACLY ATX12V/ EPS12V 550w

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A:Good gaming PC?

It looks nice, but what about the video card?
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RAM- 512MB Elixer PC3200 DDR400 Memory (1 slot)
512MB Elixer PC3200 DDR400 Memory (1 slot)
C Drive- 120GB 7200RPM 8MB Cache Serial ATA150
CD DRIVE- 16X LiteON DVD Drive w/Power DVD
Video Card- 128MB ATI Radeon 9600XT 8X AGP TV/DVI
Operating System- Windows XP Home
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Memory (RAM): 4GB SAMSUNG DDR3 DUAL-DDR3 1333MHz (2 X 2GB)

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A:How good is this PC for gaming?

Hi Cal,
That is a 1680 x 1050 at medium settings setup. (generally speaking)
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A:Good gaming rig?

That build does not justify the $1800 price tag at all. Are you willing to build you own PC (get components and put them together)? What games will you be playing? What resolution will you be gaming at?
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A:Is this PSU good for gaming?

The power supply will work fine for your system. Also upgrade XP to SP3 while you are at it
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Coz It costs a bomb here in my country to get a 2ms monitor compared to 5ms (both same screen size, Full HD resolution).
I wouldn't mind if the difference is too little to actually bothers me.

A:Is 5ms good enough for Gaming?

2ms is better,but 5ms is plenty fast enough.
That's the response rate on mine and I don't see any video problems.
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Thanks for all your help!


A:Good $250 and under LCD for gaming?
i have that monitor and it seems to have a great picture to me
i dont see any problems with it
check out for other deals too you can probably find an even better one fo your budget