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Q: Gaming PC Build Under $700 Need Opinions

I put together a list of parts for my first gaming PC for under here is the list of parts http pcpartpicker com user Linkin saved jTfRsY What do you guys think Please tell me if all the parts are compatible good quality and what settings this build is able to play Dying Light The Evil Within Skyrim Minecraft Max Payne Metro Last Light Bioshock Infinite and a few other games and how much FPS I will most likely be able to get this PC and everything else like the monitor OS optical drive keyboard mouse and anything else in July because right now I have and my birthday is in July I usually get around - from my whole family I will also sell my laptop for because on a site it said it is worth that much I might make a few extra bucks through that time so I will have about - I might be able to get better parts if I do get that much Anyway I hope you guys can help and PLEASE as best as you can try to estimate how good it can handle some of the games I listed above it will be a HUGE help thanks a lot guys nbsp

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A: Gaming PC Build Under $700 Need Opinions

Get a SSD drive for the boot drive, it will make things load faster, keep the hard drive for u'r down loads, program files, and things that do have to load as fast. and I would advise getting a modular PSU it will make keeping the wires in the case a whole lot cleaner, because u do not have near as many wires connected that way.

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A:New PC Gaming Build Opinions Please

That looks like a really good build. As far as activation, the new MB will be an issue. You may be able to call MS and get it, not sure

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Oh i forgot to say all this so far is totaled at... $689.99 with shipping also i would like a graphics card because i want two monitors for some reason...thanks guys & girls.
 

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A:New build need opinions

Who made your power supply? Also, I have the HAF-922 and for a mid-tower it is very roomy. It isn't that much smaller than my old full tower Thermaltake Xaser II which is a beast that I swear was made out of old WW II tank plating.
 

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A:Opinions on new build?

But a budget would really help us help you so if you could give us minimum-maximum range that would be good.

Also, read this sticky by Rage_3K_Moiz . It is very helpful. http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic119618.html
 

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A:Opinions on this build

Which exact CM Elite case do you have?

Most people go overboard with fans...unnecessarily. Are you sure you need more fans?

At 8GB of RAM you are most likely perfectly fine. There are few programs that would benefit from more RAM and those generally would be professional grade video, graphics, or design programs. Games generally don't need more then 4GB of RAM and definitely not more than 8GB.

Your motherboard does support CrossFireX(CFX) so you could add a second Radeon HD 7800 series card to get better gaming performance. Or you could simply buy a more powerful single graphics card and not worry about the not so perfect performance scaling when using CrossFire setups, or the added power requirements, heat, and noise - all double while the performance may not double or in some rare cases barely improve at all. You can also add the second graphics card later on if find you need it, it's simple to enable CFX in the AMD software.

Asus and Plextor make good drives, get a BluRay burner and don't bother with a DVD drive at all.
 

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A:Need PC build opinions

Some extra information.

What are you going to use the PC for?
- Mainly to play FFXIV and other video games, hoping for 'high' graphics capability
How much is your budget?
- $1200 at most, buying Windows 7 is putting me a little above that which is fine.
Are you willing to buy online?
- Buying from newegg.com, has been recommended to me by multiple co-workers.
Are you going to re-use any parts from an earlier build?
- Just the CD and DVD disk drives
Do you need other peripherals like a monitor, keyboard and mouse, among others?
- Plan on hooking up to a Sony 32" HDTV with a MiniHDMI to HDMI cable.
Will you need any aftermarket cooling, such as a CPU\GPU cooler or a watercooling setup?
- Will I need a cooling setup is a good question. Case is built with 4 fans, hoping that will be enough.
 

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A:Opinions on new build

If you're going to be using windows vista I would highly suggest 2 gigs of ram instead of one.
 

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A:New build - need a few opinions

what OS are you thinking of putting on it? otherwise sounds sweet. wish i could get one!
 

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UK:
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A:Opinions on getting a new gaming computer

It's hard to build a gaming system within a $600 budget, but here's a list I put together a couple months ago.

AMD Budget Gamer
CPU - AMD FX-6200 ($140)
MOBO - Asrock 990FX Extreme 3 ($120)
RAM - G.skill Sniper1600 CL9 1.5v 8GB ($40)
PSU - XFX Core Edition Pro 550 ($75)
CASE - Xigmatek Asgsrd II ($50)
HDD - WD Blue 500GB 7200rpm ($70)
VGA - HIS iCooler HD 7750 ($110)
HSF - Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo ($35)
TOTAL - $640

No really a powerhouse, but should play DotA 2 at decent frame rates, and can be upgraded as funds become available.
 

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A:Buying a gaming rig, would appreciate any opinions

Who will you be using to buy the parts? We can suggest systems in your local currency then as they'll differ from USD prices.

Also, besides the keyboard, mouse and display, are you recycling any other parts from an existing build? e.g. DVD drive, hard drives, case or Windows license etc.
 

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SPECIFICATIONS :

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MOTHERBOARD: ASUS H81M-K MICRO ATX
RAM: KINGSTON 16GB DDR3 1600mhz
HARD DRIVE: SEAGATE BARRACUDA 1TB 7200RPM 3.5"
GRAPHICS CARD: MSI RADEON R7 250 2GB DDR3 OC EDITION (WILL BE UPGRADED SOON)
PSU: 500W POWER SUPPLY
OS: WINDOWS 10 HOME 64BIT

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Thankyou In advance.

A:Budget gaming pc - opinions?

For a basic PC that's for general computing that will be just fine....as for a gaming rig....not so good. You'll have issues with the CPU and GPU, both are low end components. For decent gaming experience I would opt for the i5 4590 (preferably the 4690) CPU. Then get a GTX 960 GPU.

Components, CPUs / Processors, Processors - Desktops, LGA 1150, Core i5 - Newegg.com

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A:Getting gaming laptop, opinions?

I've always used desktops for my gaming rigs, but this laptop looks promising for an amazing experience: The latest ROG laptop comes with a giant water cooler

That being said, I really can't guide you in gaming laptops. Sorry!

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Here's pretty much the parts excluding the HD, optical, SSD...

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-8GB RAM

Dats pretty much it. I'd like to know if im bottlenecking myself or not. (since this is my first build. I dont really know what im doing) I reckon everythin is compatible...
Does anyone have a suggestion on another gpu/cpu?and why? is 16GB > 8GB?

Im not buying the pieces now. imma wait about 2 months. Do you think in june the prices are gonna drop or new and better parts are gonna appear on the market ? Finally, is this pc gonna be fullproof for the next 2 years? meaning 2015-2017 ?

Thanks ^^
 

A:Building a new gaming rig (want opinions)

Carnelion said:





is 16GB > 8GB?Click to expand...

Yes the more memory you have the better. But you only need to make sure you have enough to cover your needs. Anything more would be over-kill. I currently have 8GB and it seems to be plenty for my needs.




Carnelion said:





Finally, is this pc gonna be fullproof for the next 2 years? meaning 2015-2017?Click to expand...

Not really fullproof as computers are still on a fast outdated cycle. However the machine will serve you well enough for two plus years.
 

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A:Opinions on gaming machine

Day of Defeat ( being based on the original HalfLife engine ) would run smoothly on a 1GHZ machine & above ( especially with your card ). UT2003 will also run fine with that setup.

As for Battlefield, I believe Acid plays it a lot & has an AthlonXP 2600+ himself. He has a much better VGA card but since you say you do not want to play at the highest settings, you should be fine.

& lastly for HL2, no ones knows...

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A:Building a gaming PC, opinions?

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A:Opinions on new computer build

Hi Rory,

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/242140 CPU 76.00
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For your consideration;
You didn't list any video rendering,editing, or the like. If that is what he does, then i would go Intel without a doubt. For what you listed however, this will handle things splendidly.
I included a 24" monitor as you said he works on spreadsheets and 24" is where you can get two of them side by side with relative ease. The total is 651.00 quid, so you have a lot of room for OS and keyboard.
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A:Solved: New build opinions

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A:~1000 budget for gaming pc. Need your opinions!

I'm always busy so I do not have time to sit down and build a computer. I wish I did. More so than anything I'd like to know what specs to look for in a computer above others.Click to expand...

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A:Solved: Need some opinions on parts for new build

Nice choice of parts; do you really need that much video card? Just wondering since it is a LOT of cash. This one is about 1/3 of the cost after the MIR and it will run just about any game you want.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130555
 

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A:Potential Build - Opinions Required

Just some thoughts;

1 You really do not want to go cheap on the mb. Here is why. You are buying an 8350 AND that is a pretty pw hungry cpu. Cheap mb use cheap VRs [voltage regulators] cheap capacitors, etc. You would be making the board work at or near its max capability. Just think how long the engine in your car would last if you ran it at full throttle all of the time??? That is what you would be doing with a cheap, low end mb. Here is a link to a decent [however not all that expensive] mb;
http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4434#ov

I have the older version [ver 1] of this same board and it runs an overclocked 8350 flawlessly [clocked @ 4.6]

2 That is a decent pw supply however if it is 4yrs old, it is getting near its EOL [end of life] You are purchasing an expensive video card and cpu. I would also purchase a new pw supply as well. Keep your old one for troubleshooting systems, as a spare, etc.

3 The biggest boost to performance you can give to a system is to install a ssd drive. Keep your current drive for backups, etc and install a quality ssd for the os and any other programs you want to load quickly.
 

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Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 S775 3.0ghz 4mb Cache 1333FSB
http://www.dabs.com/productview.aspx?Quicklinx=4MM7
Asustek S775 Intel X38 DDR3 ATX Audio Lan
http://www.dabs.com/productview.aspx?Quicklinx=4SN1
Corsair Memory 2GBKIT (2X1GB) 1333MHZ DDR3 CL9 (PC3-10666 )
http://www.dabs.com/productview.aspx?Quicklinx=4PDP
Seagate Momentus 7200.02 200GB SATA 300 7200RPM 16MB 2.5"
http://www.dabs.com/productview.aspx?Quicklinx=4N3Q

I'll add to that a Zalman cooler, a 650W power supply and my 8800 GTX.

I'm aiming for a good game system, but also one that I'll use for work.
 

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A:Potential Home Build, need experianced opinions

Any potential system one could put together can be nitpicked and people always have their favorite brands, models etc. but you have a decent system proposed.

Of course, I have my own comments. I recommend purchasing the Smilodon case without the power supply. It is available at Newegg in that configuration. Raidmax power supplies don't enjoy the best reliability reputation and while any brand of power supply can have a bad apple once in awhile, you wouldn't want to needlessly take chances.

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Unless you are going to overclock, liquid cooling is overkill and even then there are other less risky cooling solutions. However, if silence is very important to you, liquid cooling will be that. Not everyone shares my view but I don't like mixing liquids with sensitive electronic equipment if I don't have to.

If you don't ever intend to use SLI, you could consider getting a non-SLI motherboard. The removal of the second PCI-E x16 slot allows for additional PCI or other PCI-E slots for other expansion cards. The Gigabyte GA-M61P-S3 AM2 NVIDIA GeForce 6100 ATX AMD Motherboard is an example of one such board. You do waste the onboard graphics that it comes with but other than that it's not a bad alternative. This suggestion is a bit nitpicky though.
 

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A:Extreme Gaming VS. vendors overpriced systems & your opinions!

Unless that case comes with a name brand power supply, which I doubt, scrap that one and buy a solid name brand one. The power supplies they sell with the cases are usually junk.

Also, if you are planning on using Vista at any point, now or the near future, get a graphics card that supports DX10.
 

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A:Opinions Wanted: Complete Component List to Build Best Networking & Graphics Computer

the recognised high end graphics machine is a Mac - but build your own - i guess you are going the windows PC route
Would you tell us what country you are in - that way people can recommend sites in your country
Also what the maximum budget is - so they also have an idea of price.

If you have a business with PCs - what sort of license do you have for windows - or I assume you would be buying windows 7
 

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Graphics card: $225.15

Leadtek WinFast GTX 560 Ti 1GB GDDR5
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Case: $52.50

Xigmatek Asgard II
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Power supply unit: $85

OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular High Performance Power Supply
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Motherboard: $115.80

MSI P67A-GD55 (B3)
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TP-Link TL-WN350GD 54M Wireless
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G.Skill F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL 4GB (2x 2GB)

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Are all of these components completely compatible with each other?
Will all of the components fit into the case?
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CPU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103680

Motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128392

GPU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150369

Ram:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231278

Case/Power:
http://www.buy.com/prod/cooler-mast...th-500w-power-supply/q/loc/101/211061786.html

I used the advices from :
http://www.hardware-revolution.com/500-gaming-computer/

and modified just a little bit.

I feel a bit hesitant about the motherboard because some reviews say that they come dead out of the box. However, the motherboard and CPU combo saves me a few so I chose that motherboard.

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A:Help me build a gaming pc

Please look at the sticky in the General Hardware forum and give us the required information.

I second Matthew's build as a great suggestion if it's within your budget.
 

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There are so many choices.even within the cpu.p4 3.2 ht fsb or amd 64; and then memory.. ddr, ddr2, 3200, 4200; motherboards??? socket 370, 478,; video card. for gaming like doom 3 (XFX GeForce FX 5700 LE,ATI Radeon 9800XT???

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I've decided that I want to build myself a gaming PC for the first time in my life and my budget is around around eight hundred dollars. To those who has experience on building gaming PCs, how would you budget on what to spend more of on the parts and less on other parts?

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A:New PC build (gaming)

dang only 1230 bucks...not bad

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A:Want to build a gaming PC with $800

Why an AM2+ board? Because of costs?
 

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A:Gaming PC build

Hey everyone, I need some help with my newest build.

What are you going to use the PC for? Gaming, video editing.
How much is your budget? about $3000
Are you going to buy online or from a retail store? newegg.com
Are you going to re-use anything from your current rig?No.
Do you need peripherals like a monitor, keyboard and mouse, amongst others?No.
Have you already bought any components?Nope. All new parts.
Do you already have an Operating System (OS) or will you be buying one? I've got Windows 7.
Will you need any aftermarket cooling, such as a CPU\GPU cooler or a watercooling setup? If you think I need more cooling or recommend water cooling, I would like to know.
Part list so far-

Corsair Obsidian Series 800D CC800DW Black Aluminum / Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
EVGA ACX Cooler 03G-P4-2784-KR GeForce GTX 780 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 SLI Support Video Card
CORSAIR HX Series HX850 850W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC ...
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2400 (PC3 19200) Desktop Memory Model F3-2400C11Q-32GXM
Intel Core i7-4770 Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646I74770
MSI Z87-G43 LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX High Performance CF Gaming Intel Motherboard

If I should replace/add/remove something from this, please let me know.

Thanks.
 

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A:Pc Gaming Build?

The Mods don't like double posting for the same topic. I have requested this be closed by a Mod.

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A:New build gaming pc. Did I do it right?

You have an awesome system, pretty much at the top, no worries there. Probably your biggest hangup at the moment is your ram, actually. Up that to 2gb and you'll be flying. You'll want two sticks of 1Gb, not 4 sticks of 512, and you should look at getting a high performance make if you really are wanting to get performance.

What make is that ram you have now? Do you know what the timings are set at?

As for your CPU, not many games are using dual core at the moment (in fact, are there any?). The single core CPUs in general are performing better gamewise with their higher clockrates. BUT, hopefully the games that start coming out now will start taking advantage of dual core technology.

I am curious about the 433Mhz memory. I thought that 400mhz was the max. Need someone with more knowledge than I have to answer that.

As for your future upgrade options, at the moment the sky is your limit. Socket 939 is still the best for AMD, and PCI-e is still the best for graphics. That board should keep you at the top of the heap for a while to come.

Finally, just a warning for you (I have the same mobo). Your chipset fan may fail on you sometime in the near future. If you hear a freakishly loud noise all of the sudden, that's what it is.

Actually, take a look at your motherboard now. Is the chipset fan mounted parallel to the motherboard? I.e., square? (as opposed to being diagonally installed - a diamond shape)? The square mounted fan is the older type, and have a high percent chance of dying. Easily replaced, just a pain in the.....
 

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A:Gaming build

Everything looks good, but if I were you, I would go with an AMD capable motherboard and processor. Intel i7's are great little processors, but AMD has been coming out with some processors that oust them completely. Especially if you are looking for a great gaming rig. That or maybe spend 1000 bucks and go for an Intel Extreme
 

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A:First gaming PC build

Good choices.
Depending on the price of that TX650 I'd recommend the Rosewill Capstone 550/m or Seasonic g series 550.
Also it'd be nice to find a kit of 1866 RAM, which you can probably find at a similar price if you're lucky and there's some sales.
Also depending on the price you can probably get a Samsung EVO 250gb for a little cheaper.
 

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http://www.ebuyer.com/product/175769 - motherboard


http://www.ebuyer.com/product/190673 - processor


http://www.ebuyer.com/product/114941 - psu


http://www.ebuyer.com/product/115480 - case


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A:Gaming PC build help

I don't think that you have any need for 6GB RAM as the Phenom II X4 955 does not have a triple channel memory controller. It would have been useful only with an i7 build.

A RAM cooler is also useless unless you're looking for extreme overclocks.

For the motherboard you'll be better off buying the Gigabyte GA-MA790FXT-UD5P. You may also look into the MSI GD 70.

The 955BE is a brilliant overclocker. You should look into getting a good aftermarket CPU cooler.

For PSU, I would suggest the Corsair 650TX unless you absolutely require a modular one. The case could have been better. However, that's a question of personal tastes.

What GPU are you purchasing for this system?
 

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A:$700 Gaming PC build

my suggestion save a little more and go from there $900 to $1000 will net you a much better computer.
 

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A:Gaming PC build-up

With that much going on and if you play on eventually upgrading, I'd suggest 800+ Watts PSU and for the PCU cooler a Tuniq tower could be nice.

When it comes down to mobo you should know EXACTLY what you need for you to choose the right one.
 

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A:$300 gaming build??

A 15" monitor? If the monitor is that old, the optical drive and hard drive probably are too which means they're IDE drives. New motherboards use SATA ports. You probably also can't find Windows XP chipset drivers for new boards and graphics cards.
 

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Going to bought from Newegg. Just would like your guys' thoughts and advice. Thanks

Disk Drive
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Case
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Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16822144701

Mobo
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16813131011

Sound Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16829102011

GPU
I currently have a PCI-E BFG 7900gt 256mb

RAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16820134012

Processor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16819103759

OS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16832116171

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Grand Total 1,254.00
 

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GPU: Asus Radeon HD 6950
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1600MHz
HDD: ??
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CASE: Cooler Master HAF-922
DVD: ASUS DRW 24B1LT

And here are the three HDD's:
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 SATA 3Gb/s 1TB Hard Drive (NZ$88.41)
Western Digital AV-GP 1TB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200RPM 64MB Cache (NZ$103.17)
Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB, SATA 6 Gb/s, 64 MB Cache, 7200 RPM (NZ$130.92)

I'm quite keen on saving a bit of cash as I am spending more than I originally planned, but will there be a noticeable performance difference by going for the WD Black?

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A:Which of these HDD's is best for my gaming build?

The best to get would be a 1TB Samsung SpinPoint F3, if you can get one in NZ?
 

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A:My first gaming build!

The CPU and motherboard are not compatible. The CPU is socket 1366 and the motherboard is 1156.
 

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A:First Gaming Build Help

Ok few questions first.
What kind of games are you looking to play?
What type of monitor and how big are you going to use?
How MANY monitors?
What kind of graphics settings are you wanting to run these games on? Max, high?

These questions will basically help us determine if your system is correct or maybe possibly overkill or whatnot.
 

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A:Want To Build Gaming PC, need help

Nvidia is better, and can easily play all those games.
 

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A:I want to build my own gaming rig

Qlcool said:





I am new to building pc I have some experience though I just wanted some help I want to build my pc and I want it to have the following specifications... i7 processor latest... some good motherboard with SLI ,Click to expand...

The i7 is a good choice and I personally think it is the best way to go. As for motherboard, I'd stick to ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI, or possibly ASRock.





Qlcool said:





PCI 3Click to expand...

I'm assuming you mean PCIe 3.0, PCI is an older card slot design.





Qlcool said:





and all that stuff so I can upgrade it later geforce gtx 590 I'm planning later to get another one so I want some help with that too is it wise to put two gtx 590 or should I just wait for the new series to come out....Click to expand...

As long as you can manage the heat issues that will arise from installing two GPU's.





Qlcool said:





also I want the SSD HDD ,Click to expand...

I'm assuming you know SSD and HDD are two different drives. You would want the SSD for a OS drive and the HDD for a storage drive.





Qlcool said:





32 gb ram...Click to expand...

8GB would be plenty for most cases. 16GB would probably be all you need. It's my opinion that 32GB would be massive over-kill for the general population.





Qlcool said:





also idk about the cooling should I get liquid cooling or ? I'm also planning to overclock my CPU when I get the second graphic card....Click to expand...

If you are planning on over-clocking and using two GPU's, water cooling is a safer way to go. You would need to speak with someone else though, as I have no experience with water cooling.





Qlcool said:





I will get a descent PSU so what do you think is it a good configuration ? also should I build it my self or go to the local store and get them to help me with it ...Click to expand...

I would say you are ready for your own build experience. Even if you make a mistake, you will still be happy after you have completed your objective. And after it is all said and done, you will never need someone else to build your PC's again.





Qlcool said:





also what way is the best to get the parts ? since I'm not from the states I live in macedonia a small country next to greece ...Click to expand...

unfortunately I don't know the answer to that question.
 

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A:How to Build a gaming pc

Refer to www.Alienware.com. Select any PC that you like under their Gaming Desktop section. Configure that PC to see some typical specs a gaming computer has.
 

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must have software
monitor

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A:Build a gaming PC for $450 or $4,200

Or Ars Technica suggests parts for a $4,200 ultimate X99 gaming pc.
Ars Technica builds one and displays pictures and info in their article linked below:
They also suggest using Windows 10 as the operating system.

Building the ultimate X99 gaming and benchmarking PC | Ars Technica

OS - Windows 10- ~$119 to $199**

CPU - Intel Core i7-5930K, Haswell-E, 6-Core, 3.5 GHz, LGA 2011 - ~$590**

RAM - 32GB Corsair DDR4 at 3000MHz - ~$500**

SSD - 512GB Samsung SM951 M.2 PCI-e 3.0 - ~$200**

SSD - 500GB Samsung Evo - ~$200**

HDD - Seagate 3TB HD- ~$90**

Motherboard - ASUS X99 Deluxe USB 3.1 - ~$400**

Power Supply - Corsair HX1200i - ~$260**

Cooling - Corsair H110i GT liquid cooler - ~$130**

Graphics - Nvidia GTX 980 Ti - ~$670**

Video Capture Card - Blackmagic 4K video capture card- ~$190**

Optical Drive - LG Blu-ray drive - ~$50 to $100**

Chassis - Corsair's Graphite Series 760T, a full-size tower - ~$200**

Monitor - LG 34UC97‑S ‑ 34" IPS QHD LED‑Backlit LCD Monitor - ~$900**

**(I have added prices I obtained through Google searches)

Ars Technica cost $4,200 (UK prices?)?not including the monitor.

The Intel Core i7-5930K, Haswell-E, 6-Core, 3.5 GHz cpu has a Passmark benchmark of 13695.
PassMark - Intel Core i7-5930K @ 3.50GHz - Price performance comparison

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Intel Core i5

nVidia GTX 275

6 GB of G.SKILL RAM

550 Watt PSU

Those are the 'main' factors for the PC as far as I know.

If you need the rest of the specs let me know and I can post.



Thanks much!
 

A:New Gaming PC Build - Please Help

You might be cutting it close with a 550 watt PSU. What model of powersupply is it?
 

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I m for the first time building a decent gaming PC at a low budget I m going to buy these one at a time I m not really sure how PC build Gaming to check compatibility and have them all add up while keeping my budget Here s my huge list ------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------ ORIGINAL SPECS ------------------------------------------ Total Computer Power Volts - Volts OS Windows XP Home Edition SP Processor AMD Sempron Memory RAM MB Monitor HP Pavilion MX w Microphone Hub ------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------ SPECS AS OF - ESTIMATED ------------------------------------------ This was just to get Gaming PC build started OS Windows XP Home Edition SP Graphics CARD NVIDIA GeForce MX MX Graphics CARD Display Mode bit Hz Graphics CARD Total Memory MB Memory RAM MB Monitor Gaming PC build HP Pavilion MX w Microphone Hub ------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------ NEW SPECS WANTED BELOW ------------------------------------------ POWER SUPPLIES ------------------------------------------ Coolmax CTI- B http www amazon Gaming PC build com Coolmax-Dual-Fan-Power-Supply-CTI- B dp B E DDS Dual-Fan Watts Whoa More than BEST DEAL FOUND Normal ------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------ HARD DRIVES ------------------------------------------ Seagate Barracuda Green ST DL http www geeks com details asp invtid ST DL -R Refurbished Terabyte TB SATA RPM MB Buffer To Volts Best Deal Found ------------------------------------------- OR ------------------------------------------ Samsung EcoGreen HD SI http www geeks com details asp InvtId HD SI-NDW-R amp cpc RESX Refurbished Terabyte TB SATA RPM MB Buffer Volts GB per ------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------ CD-ROM DRIVES ------------------------------------------ NONE ------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------ PROCESSORS ------------------------------------------ AMD Athlon II X http www outletpc com rn html GHz Dual-Core Watts Best Deal Found Worth it Normal Over ------------------------------------------ OR ------------------------------------------ Intel Celeron G Dual-Core http www techbargains com catsearch cfm GHz LGA Retail Normal Over EXPIRED ------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------ VIDEO GRAPHICS CARDS ------------------------------------------ ATI Radeon XT Qty www ebay com itm LOT- -ATI-Radeon- XT- MB-PCIe-DDR -Video-Graphics-Card-B - pt PCC Video-TV-Cards amp hash item e c ht wt MB Used PCIe Use PCIe to VGAs splitter DDR AUCTION volts EXPIRED ------------------------------------------ OR ------------------------------------------ EVGA Brand NVIDIA GeForce GS GB DDR VGA PCIe HDMI New BEST DEAL FOUND Fast and Free Shipping watts ------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------ RAM CARDS ------------------------------------------ G SKILL Sniper Qty http www newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E GB Total Blah Blah Blah total Free -day shipping List Price BEST DEAL EVAR ------------------------------------------ OR ------------------------------------------ Corsair Vengeance Qty http www amazon com Corsair-Venge M A C dp B CRSM I ref pd bxgy e text c GB Compatible with Intel Core i i i and AMD Platforms SDRAM CMZ GX M A C Processor is AMD c total List Price Supposedly faster than G SKILL ------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------ MOTHERBOARDS ------------------------------------------ Any that are compatible with this stuff that s the best under Motherboard doesn t need onboard graphics chip or processor - memory slots etc ------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------ CASES ------------------------------------------ Rosewill R -M-BK http www newegg com Product Product ... Read more

A:Gaming PC build

I've been updating it. Here's the updated list.

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ORIGINAL SPECS
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Total Computer Power Volts: 100-127 Volts
OS: Windows XP Home Edition SP2 2002
Processor: AMD Sempron
Memory/RAM: 512 MB
Monitor: HP Pavilion MX75 w/ Microphone Hub


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SPECS AS OF 7/20/12-7/27/12 ESTIMATED
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[[This was just to get started.]]

OS: Windows XP Home Edition SP2 2002
Graphics CARD: NVIDIA GeForce2 MX/MX 400
Graphics CARD Display Mode: 32 bit 60Hz
Graphics CARD Total Memory: 64 MB
Memory/RAM: 640 MB
Monitor: HP Pavilion MX75 w/ Microphone Hub


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NEW SPECS WANTED BELOW
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POWER SUPPLIES
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Coolmax CTI-700B
http://www.amazon.com/Coolmax-Dual-Fan-Power-Supply-CTI-700B/dp/B001E01DDS
Dual-Fan
700 Watts (Whoa. ._.)
More than $40, BEST DEAL FOUND, Normal: $70


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HARD DRIVES
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Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL004
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=ST1500DL004-R
Refurbished
1.5 Terabyte (1.5TB)
SATA/300
5400RPM
32MB Buffer
+5 To +12 Volts
$65, Best Deal Found

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Samsung EcoGreen HD103SI
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?InvtId=HD103SI-NDW-R&cpc=RESX
Refurbished
1 Terabyte (1TB)
SATA/300
5200RPM
32MB Buffer
12 Volts
$64
16 GB per $1


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CD-ROM DRIVES
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NONE


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PROCESSORS
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AMD Athlon II X2 255
http://www.outletpc.com/rn9499.html
3.1 GHz
Dual-Core
65 Watts
$50, Best Deal Found (Worth it) Normal: Over $75


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OR
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Intel Celeron G540
Dual-Core
http://www.techbargains.com/catsearch.cfm/0_2_4
2.5GHz
LGA1155
Retail
$37.79, Normal: Over $45
[[EXPIRED]]


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VIDEO GRAPHICS CARDS

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ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=7120468000G-CO&cat=VCD
DUAL-GPU!
1GB
DDR3
PCIe
Dual DVI
TV-Out & HDCP Support
$60
Supposedly faster than NVIDIA!
New
Needs 550 watt or greater power supply
Up to 110 watts



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EVGA Brand NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS
1GB
DDR3
VGA
PCIe
HDMI
New
$36, BEST DEAL FOUND
Fast and Free Shipping
71 watts


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RAM CARDS
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G.SKILL Sniper (Qty. 2)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231416
8 GB Total
Blah Blah Blah
$40 total
Free 2-day shipping
List Price $80!
BEST DEAL EVAR


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Corsair Vengeance (Qty. 2)
http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Venge...3M2A1600C9/dp/B004CRSM4I/ref=pd_bxgy_e_text_c
8 GB
Compatible with Intel Core i3, i5, i7 and AMD Platforms SDRAM CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 (Processor is AMD. c
$40 total
List Price $140
Supposedly faster than G.SKILL


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MOTHERBOARDS
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[[Any that are compatible with this stuff that's the best under $70]]
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Compatibility Check: No issues/incompatibilities found
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$96.93 $96.93 OutletPC
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CPU Cooler
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$28.01 $3.99 $32.00 Amazon
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Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/92ZHZL/by_merchant/

CPU: AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor ($72.89 @ OutletPC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($17.22 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A88X Extreme4+ ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($76.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($60.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.75 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 285 2GB WINDFORCE 2X Video Card ($162.98 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $529.80
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A:I want to build a Gaming PC

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A:Gaming build

list the part with the link

what psu it will need to up here

80% quality 750w or better

corsair tx.hx.ax models only
xfx
seasonic

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Cabinet = Cooler Master HAF 912 = 7,000
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A:BUILD A GAMING PC

Pcpartpicker.com is popular here for building lists and it checks compatibility too

Just FYI
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A:How's this build look for gaming?

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A:Solved: Gaming PC build help

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