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Is this build worth it?

Q: Is this build worth it?

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/FWD2TW

all the parts etc will they last ? I wont be doing hardcore like using it all the time but I do want top of the line stuff. I don't mind prices at all. I like to pay for stuff thats worth it.

What could I edit in this build to to make it either better bang for its buck and better for performance?

I want to play all games at ultra and I want to be able to not upgrade anything for a couple years or so.
I mainly will be playing old games like modding GTA IV etc...

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A: Is this build worth it?

Surprised no one has responded to this yet.
Without knowing what games you might eventually get, its hard to build a computer that can play "ultra" setting. Games being released now are requiring better (if not top of the line - depending on the game) components.
If you were to use the existing setup that you have linked, I would suggest changing a couple things:
The RAM is rated at 1.6V and the motherboard is 1.5V. This is a small issue, but you should try to make sure that it is the same voltage. Makes for less "headaches" while trying to setup the computer. I would also suggest with the RAM - go 16GB (2x8GB) instead of 8GB (2x4GB). 8GB is the norm for gaming now, but who knows in the future. Better to get it now and out of the way, if you can afford it.
I would suggest getting a 800W (or higher) Power Supply instead of the 600W you have listed. This way "if" you do decide to get a different (or add a second) video card, you will have plenty of power to supply to it.
Last thing is you did not include a case to house all of these parts. I would suggest something that has "breathing" room. Get a case that you can add in a couple case fans to create proper air circulation and help eliminate heat buildup.
This is all just my opinion though, so take it as you want. But if you really want to "future proof" as much as possible, my suggestions would help a good deal with doing so.
Let us know what you end up deciding and ultimately come out with when (and if) you build this computer.

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Hi all im looking at this build is it worth £400 its
i5-3570k / 8GB / 500HD / GTX 670 / DRW / 27 / W7 / A
 

A:Is this build worth the price

I'd like to see where you're getting that for £400 -- In short, if its for real, its a bargain. The GTX 670 starts at just shy of £300 alone. The i5 3570K is another £180. So yeah, it's a good price!
 

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A:Whats my build worth?

I dont know whats its worth
but if it was mine i would hate to part company with it...nice rig
Also you have to consider this if he and your mom break up later down the road will he still love the computer ............sorry i just had to throw that in
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/whats-my-build-worth.846574/
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A:Is this Processor worth using on a build ?

i would say... nope... if it was a processor that was say around 1.0Ghz + then yea may be worth putting a few scraps together, but something that slow probably isnt worth it, still if is the only processor you have... yea i guess it would be a project... but not worth actually computing on these days
 

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A:Solved: Build My Own BareBones System - Easy? Hard? Worth it?

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A:win 10 pro build 10240 hasn't received the November update build 1511

RE : I downloaded the most recent iso from the media creation tool but I don't have an option to mount it from the right click menu.

Did you burn the iso to a bootable media, then insert the media to the computer ?
If that was what you did, then you would NOT see the Mount option.
Instead, you would see the Setup option. Use that to start the installation.

http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/36509-win-10-pro-build-10240-hasnt-received-november-update-build-1511-a.html
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Would I have any problems if I install the icon pack?

Thanks.

A:Can I install Icon Packs designed for Build 7600 on to Build 7601?

You can normally install icons anywhere you like, on any machine or system which uses them, they are merely small graphics of various types. Unless the "Icon-pack" is using software to install something else, ( in which case be careful what it does), you can install it anywhere.

Some "Icon-packs" make extensive changes to system files, are dependent on the system to which they are installed, and best avoided.

Regards....Mike Connor

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A:why my windows mobile 10 build has transformed to an insider preview build

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Yesterday i updated my phone to wat supposed to be anniversary update .i was surprised that my windows build had vecome an insider preview build which in the past i downgraded my phone to version 8.1 then updated to windows 10 original to get away from the insider version..my question is why ot came back and how to prevent it from coming back in the future Go to settings - Info and check build version.
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A:Cant find newest build after rolling back to previous build.

Windows 10 ISO Download - Windows 10 Forums

Mount the ISO file, run setup.exe from the fake DVD drive created by mounting the ISO file.

http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/39036-cant-find-newest-build-after-rolling-back-previous-build.html
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A:Solved: New computer build work with old build's Windows 7 Disc?

It won't activate and you will end up in Safe Mode permanently. One machne = one license. You need to buy another full version. But you can do it if you don't use 7 on the old machine. You will just have to activate by phone and explain. Then if you go online with both, one will deactivate and go to Safe Mode.
 

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A:Install Windows 10 Build 10586 From Build 10240

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http://forums.windowscentral.com/windows-10/433934-install-windows-10-build-10586-build-10240-a.html
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A:build 11102 will not download latest build 14271

Try this - worked for me in a similar situation.

I deleted all folders in the software distribution folder, selected to leave Insider Program from updates menu, rebooted, rejoined Program and then it found the updates. Try just deleting folders first and checking for updates. That works for some but did not for me (it was the leaving and rejoining that seemed to do the trick).

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A:Want to build a new system, any good 'build' guides you'd recommend?

What is your budget?
 

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A:Install RTM Build (14393) over Preview Build (14931)

Yes. Mount the ISO file as virtual DVD by double clicking it and launch the Setup.exe to start upgrade.

http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/65102-install-rtm-build-14393-over-preview-build-14931-a.html
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A:new PC build. first time build. no signal to monitor

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-pc-build-first-time-build-no-signal-to-monitor.1148801/
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A:How To Get Latest Build After Reverting To Earlier Build

Hi,
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http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/38539-how-get-latest-build-after-reverting-earlier-build.html
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A:Windows 10 build insider build 14295

Assuming you updated to 14295 through Windows Update ?
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https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/soft...mkD9g%29%28%29

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Installation will begin.
No product key is required.
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A:Upgrade from Build 7100 to Build 7264?

I'm still wondering where people got build 7600. :/
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A:Can I Update Win 7 From Build To Build Without Format

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A:Is this PC worth £200?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/is-this-pc-worth-%C2%A3200.1063575/
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Originally Posted by Beverly89


With directx 10 and vista just round the corner



Vista has been available for the past 14 months and DX10 for the same period. In fact, SP1 for Vista has also been released a few weeks ago. There will come a time when game makers stop making games for older versions of DirectX, but this is no different to what it has always been. If you do want to upgrade to Vista, I would advise you to go for a new system that supports the PCI Express standard for graphics as opposed to the older AGP standard. At the moment, I am using a GeForce 7600GT PCI Express graphics card and, although it doesn't support DX10, it is giving me good enough performance for what I use my machine for. A graphics card update, however, might be on the cards at a later date.
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I am asking again for a friend again, that has 256 mb pc133 double sided ram, already installed in his machine, now he has a choice of buying another 256 mb pc 133 double sided ram for $107 or for an extra $30 he can have the 512 mb.
I have been told that with a pent 3 - 512mb of ram is enough and any extra over 512 mb is really only a waste of money, i would like to hear your opinions.
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Tuby

A:over 512 mb ram worth it or not ?

Quote:





Originally Posted by Tuby


Hi All,
I am asking again for a friend again, that has intel pent 3 / speed 733mhz
it has 256 mb pc133 double sided ram, already installed in his machine, now he has a choice of buying another 256 mb pc 133 double sided ram for $107 or for an extra $30 he can have the 512 mb.double sided ram.
I have been told that with a pent 3 - 512mb of ram is enough and any extra over 512 mb is really only a waste of money, i would like to hear your opinions.
Thanks for any advise
Tuby

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Would it be better sold as a Unit or
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A:How Much Is My PC Worth

Ps just to let you know if you sell ur pc. They can see ur files etc.
I would let you know just to keep u on the safe side

Wide down ur pc with a new installtion of windows. Clean copy of windows. Makes it as new as you got it from the box.

Its really up to you. you can sell it altogether for $500

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A:What is my pc worth?

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I have a bit of a question Im upgrading right now to DDR worth it?¿? a XP and purchased MBs of pc to go with that DDR worth it?¿? It cost me MB of DDR is DDR worth it?¿? x that cost but how will it affect my performance Like a great deal to where its notice able when using my PC or a fair bit where I ll get FPS than using my PC I never really thought DDR was worth it DDR worth it?¿? just because its x as much when buying a MB stick and x as much when buying a MB stick It just doesnt seem like the memory clock being x faster is really going to help its ram not a CPU I know it plays a key part to diliver data to the cpu but still would pc be just fine Im starting to regret getting the mb pc and thinking I should have got MB DDR for more lt PS gt This is my th Post nbsp

A:DDR worth it?¿?

I didn't upgrade to DDR until late november this year for the same reasons you state...
But now that I've upgraded I've noticed quite the difference... Not just in games, but in windows too...
It "feels" more responsive...

If I were you, I'd go for 256mb DDR now, and get another 256mb later...


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As one of my plans didn t go well and things changing i thought i d just buy a new PC so i will do but i found this one strangely it has an odd price this is it s specs CPU INTEL CORE I - GHz - MB CPU Cooler AKASA AK- X CPU COOLER RAM GB DDR Kingston single module x Hard Drive GB SATA Hard Drive Motherboard ASUS P P -M PRO REV P B - x DIMM Max GB DDR O C - SATA this getting? Is PC Worth XFIRE SLI GPU x ATI HD MB PCI Express DDR DVI Case Elite Black - Silver Midi Case No Psu RC- -KKN -GP PSU CORSAIR CMPSU- TXUK DVD -RW DVD - RW - X Pioneer DVR-S LBK Sound Card Integrated Sound Card Is this PC Worth getting? Monitor Speakers Intergrated Monitor Speakers Payment option Standard England amp Wales Shipping Payment by PayPal Surcharge Now all this rounds up to Pretty strange huh Should i trust this site If you wanna check these people out this is their main site http www cougar-extreme co uk If they are not scamming me then what can this PC do for me Im not much into overclocking but i am wanting to game like ARMA and maybe crysis nbsp

A:Is this PC Worth getting?

You haven't stated the OS. Check that you're getting Win 7 installed on this rig. Also If you're getting 2x8GB sticks can I suggest getting 4x4gb sticks instead since it's cheaper that way. It actually seems slightly more expensive than I'd pay for a similar build I'd probably pay £650 for a similar build. I think the extra 50 is because of the RAM though. If it comes with windows 7 I'd say it's about right on the price. If not then you're getting ripped off and should avoid them.

Ohh as for what can it do for you. You'll definitely be able to play pretty much all games on high settings with decent FPS.
 

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