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Post your builds, ask for advice, give recs, etc.


Here's what I have so far, all that's left is the GPU, as you can see this is a bugdet build, so anything above the 960/380 is out of the question
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Here is my absolute entry build that runs gta v high settings 40 fps

>>52388121
380 it is then
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my daughter's wife needs a new pc. will this be enough to play hearthstone and league of legends?
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>>52388121
cont. was looking to see what is the best GPU in terms of wattage/performance ratio at this budget, considering the PSU I have only provides about 480 real watts.
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>>52388192
>my daughter's wife
everytime
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>>52388192
>Only 120gb kingston ssd
Get a macbook it has more
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Hey guys, would really appreciate peoples help. I've got £600 to spend on a PC and would like to get the best I can for the price tag. My friend sent me this a while ago, can anyone make any comments or suggest anything better? I primarily would use this for gaming.
[spoiler]Thanks in advance guys, I get you must get this a lot[/spoiler]
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>>52388121
what does the b stand for?
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>>52388179
>G3258 over the much faster X4 860K that costs the same
>No dual-channel
>Buying Windows
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>>52388433
Go with Skylake.

http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/Yb8HdC
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>>52388207
That PSU is enough for almost any GPU. Get a 380, it's the best for the money.
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This may not be the right thread, but is the gigabyte GTX 960 G1 gaming 4 GB graphics card any good for a build? I looked into one for cheap for a build and ordered it? Should I regret it?
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>win10
>ssd
Nice meme/bait
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Is 8gb ram enough for gaming in this day and age?
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>>52390472
No game needs more than 3.5 GB.
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>>52390285
yes. you did good.
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Trying to stay within $800 but split between Intel and AMD.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/JVFXjX
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/cTqdK8
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>>52390449
Windows 10 I understand, but what's wrong with SSD?
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>>52392595
nothing is wrong with ssd, there are just retards that thing ssd is bad for what ever autistic reasons.
Just ignore them, they are pretty much the install /g/entoo meme retards in hardware threads
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>>52392565
>xfx gpu
not sapphire or msi
>no custom cpu cooler fan
dude buy a cheap cpu fan like the Thermalright HR-02 Macho, for the intel its nice to have for hotsummers and the amd NEEDS a costumcooler.
>WD caviar blue
nigga if you want to lose all you data this is the HDD you want to buy, AT LEAST RED or Blacks
there are someother things which can be min/maxed but for real man.... why not fucking wait until the end of this year save some more and get a godtier pc for like 1,6-1,8k~ with the new amd cpu/gpus?
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>>52392720
Well I'm not getting this stuff right away. Giving it a few months, need to minimize the amount of stuff to be ordered online (there's a store somewhat near me but it doesn't have every brand), and is subject to change in the meantime. Kinda missed my chance in December. By which I mean I didn't ask. For some stupid reason.

>>52392720
>not sapphire or msi
Trying to stay in a budget (but that might change if I ultimately resort to buying Windows 7...emphasis on IF; that optical drive is on the list for a reason) but I'll look into those brands.
>no custom cpu cooler fan
By that you mean buying one separate from what the CPU itself comes with, right? Thought the stock one would be enough.
>WD caviar blue
Shit, really? Seldom read a bad review on it. I considered WD Black but deemed it excessive for all but professionals. Figured WD Blue would be more casual. I'll look into WD Red.

>why not fucking wait until the end of this year save some more and get a godtier pc for like 1,6-1,8k~ with the new amd cpu/gpus?
If God willing, I get employed this year then that'd be possible but ultimately unlikely. Rather not go overboard yet. Neat thing about building your own rig is that you can add and upgrade at a later date. Which is probably why I didn't add a monitor to the AMD list (I have a TV with an HDMI port).
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Let me know if I'm doing something retarded

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/LhQdK8
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Is my build OK?
Amd fx 8350 black edition
MSI 970 gaming mobo
G.Kill ram 2x8Gb
R9 390 Sapphire 8Gb
Case getting one and Psu getting one too CPU cooler should I go with liquid or air cool?
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Looking to make a computer for VR.
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http://pcpartpicker.com/p/6mPKWZ
How's this build? ~$800 budget
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Only thing I am not sure about so far is GPU. Which I will probably wait to see how the next gen will do.
But I am currently looking at upgrading with
>Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
>Asus Z170 PRO GAMING ATX LGA1151 Motherboard
>Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory
>Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
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PC for music production, pls r8.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/zwYLzy
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Samsung 850 EVO or Sandisk Ultra II?
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>>52398424
I would get a Samsung evo
Also what do you think of my amd build? The and fx 8350?
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Ah, thank god it's that time of the month when there is a PC building general. Can an mSATA SSD be used as a primary drive (holding the operating system and other base files) for a PC? I know it can be done so for a laptop, however my searching through Google has directed me to threads saying that mSATA drives are exclusively used to store cache for PCs. On the other hand, those threads were from 2012...in a different age...
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>>52398484

I'm no expert on processors but I'm sure everyone will tell you to get an equivalent Intel, at least if you plan on gaming

As for the cooler you're probably fine with air unless you want to go nuts with overclocking, also liquid cooling is very expensive
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>>52398631
So is that fx not that good for gaming?
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>>52398671

Intel is generally better for that
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Can I build PCs and then sell those PCs to people or is there some extra steps I have to go through to make it legal or some shit like that?
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>>52398671
The fx is a processor that was mediocre 4 years ago.
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>>52398709

Of course there would be extra steps to make it legal, but why would you bother with that in the first place

I doubt anyone's gonna report your nefarious activities to the police
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>>52398631
>everyone will tell you to get an equivalent Intel, at least if you plan on gaming
This is wrong. Intel shills just like to compare AMD CPUs to Intel CPUs that cost $100 more. For the same cost AMD is always faster.

AMD high end:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/bjCDGX
Best Intel for the same cost:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/yFMwRB
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>>52399180

AMD gets destroyed on almost every benchmark.
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don't mind the strange language
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Is the locked i5 2500 still okay?

Will it be a bottleneck if I buy a 380x or a gx 960?

Don't want to upgrade right now because I want to see zen.
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>>52400145
skylake i7 is overdoing it.
corsair PSUs are supposed to be quieter and still competitive on all fronts, definitely worth considering since you could have a silent setup with that SSD
>>52400220
my rule of thumb is that if your CPU costs more than half as much as your GPU you'll be fine
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750 TI OR 950?
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>>52393267
Perfect meme build, though you need a ssd. Pretty much exactly what I have. You won't be pushing insane overclocks on a 970 motherboard, so just get a evo 212 or other air cooler.
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>>52400395
same here I wanna play GTA V on 1080p60FPS but I'm on a budget. Should I go 750 ti or 950?
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>>52400338
so what cpu are you recommending for gaming that will be top tier for years?
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It's too old to build on partpicker family.

E8400 Core 2 Duo @ 3.6 GHz
EVO 212 (for a true meme meister)
Gigabyte EX38-DS5 Mobo
500GB Caviar Black HDD
120GB Kingston SSD
6GB DDR2 @ 800MHZ, 2x1GB Mushkin 2x2GB Kingston
GTX 275 Twin Frozr OC
Thermaltake LT500P PSU
Fractal Design R5
6GV2 Keyboard
A4 Tech X-705K Mouse
Some 24" 1080p Benq Monitor
Microlab Solo 6 Speakers
Steelseries Siberia v2 Headphones

Pirated Windoze

Anyone feelin triggered? Come at me faggots.
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>>52400803
That being said what are some decent 755 socket CPU's, they go for nothing, something that I can OC and swap my E8400 for?
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>>52400697

Any decent i5 will do

Get a 4690 or the Skylake equivalent

>>52400687

Neither of those is going to run GTA V at 60 fps
, but the 950 is a better choice
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>>52400904
Try for a cheap quad-core LGA771 Xeon and mod it to let it work on 775.
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>>52400961
But afaik those Xeons are slow as fuck and can't be OC'd? I saw some floating around being sold with adaptors but sceptical tbqh family. Are they any better than OC'd Q's? It's a shame to let the cooler go to waste by not OC-ing at least a bit.
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AMD-FX 6300
XFX R9 380 2GB
8GB G.SKILL DDR3-1600 CL9
SAMSUNG 850 EVO 250GB

Budget 1920x1080 gaming. Got the FX-6300 for $85. Runs most everything pretty well.
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>>52394085
>550 W Bronze PSU
full retard
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>>52388121
>AMD CPU
dropped
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>>52400904

just get a q6600 they are common. I paid $150 for a q6600 + 6950 system. I see them go for like $30 on CL sometimes.
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>>52400697
I have a friend who kinda thinks like this, he upgraded his CPU 3 times in just over a year's span. He even switched companies because he swears up and down that his CPU is the problem.
>6 core amd
>9590
>now a i5 6600k
The funny part is that he was using a 760 for most of the time.
You don't need the top of the line CPU, it just has to be able to keep up with YOUR gpu. You have a big boy but i7's are useless in 98% of games. The main difference is hyperthreading. Most games and even applications, don't take advantage of it. so you're just wasting money imo. In your case you could make due with a 3570 most likely even something older and that's with your 980. It seems like your looking for something that'll last for a while, so I'd recommend a "k" version of whatever you get. The reasoning being you could extend the life of the cpu later( 2-3 years from now. Again depending on what you get) on just don't get caught up in the flash. That's why most people think they need the newest/best thing out to be able to PC game.( not saying you)
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http://pcpartpicker.com/p/g9sm6h

It is not accurate because i have a 980 ti g1 gaming
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>>52400145
980 is barely going to cut it for 1440p. Better from a price/performance perspective to go with crossfire r9 290 or 390. Swap the mobo to something with z170 chipset and dual 8x pcie. 6700 is fine and will last forever, could go up to 6700k its just preference at that level.
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Built this over black friday/christmas, got the cpu, ram, mobo, and case in a combo so quality ended up way beyond my budget.
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Haven't been keeping up with much lately, but with a 4770K is there any reason to upgrade my CPU yet?

Is the DDR4 a big gain or just a meme? How bout the new Intel CPUs?
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Is this good?
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/v8F4rH
Please respond
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>>52402050
Not unless you get a broadwell-e when they come out.
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>>52390285

380 is better on every account.

In any case you should've bought the 960 2GB since it has a 128bit bus.

>>52390472

For normie use, yes.

>>52395212

MIght as well go for skylel

http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/partlist/

>>52396706

perfect, maybe you should get 32GB down the road.
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>Over 120GB SSDs

This is a bad meme, unless you actually need 250GB of applications + some kind of triple boot:

if you can get a 250GB evo, go for a 120GB Pro,
if you can get a 250GB PRO get a 120GB M2,
if you can get a 250GB M2 get a 120GB PCIe
if you can get a 250GB PCIe, enjoy wasting money
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>>52402068
Better off getting an APU like
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/wJ7pf7

or going up to something like 6300 and r9 270.
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>>52402155

Drop the 250 and get a 750ti.

I advice against corsair CX series.
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>>52401753
what about 980 Ti ? As far as I know multiple gpu technologies are shit, and games don't use them properly at all
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>>52402190

I have a 980Ti driving 3440x1440 easily.
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>>52402154
People need large SSDs for games and movies.
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>>52402225

>SSD
>games
>movies

TRIGGERED AS FUCK
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>>52402050
If it's for gaming hell no, there are people still using 2500k getting 60fps
>four year old CPU
If you're actually doing work like rendering, maybe but otherwise hell no. You'll be golden for a while.
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>>52402251
>not using an SSD for games
?
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>>52402251
Do you really want to hear the sound of the HDD running when you watch a video?
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>Tfw I used to be able to build $2-3k PCs on a yearly basis before I was married.
Stay single bros... stay single.
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Total noob here. How is this?

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/yVHhVn

Will i be fine for the next 4-5 years?
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>>52402004
This has been wrong for a while now, and that leaves hardly any ram left for other processes.
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I'm trying to to run two xfx r7 260x's in crossfire, but its telling me I need a bridge connector, there is no pin to connect a bridge to, any ideas?
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>>52402251

Games on SSD makes sense because short as fuck load times.

Movies on SSD is hella dumb.

>>52402391

I use headphones like 99% of the time so drive noise is not really a concern
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>>52402190
980 ti will be slower but work with everything. There's nothing I've tried playing yet that I couldn't get crossfire working with.
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>>52402513

Yes, sell both cards and get a decent single gpu.
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I've finally convinced my parents that they should get a custom build instead of buying prebuilt to replace their aging Dell

The most intensive thing they do on the computer is some light Photoshop so what kinda rig do you reccommend? Don't think I need a high end graphics card here, or even a card at all seeing how the integrated GPU on any modern i3 or 5 would probably be more than enough for what they do
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>>52402486
Yeah sure, remember games are largely capped by the current consoles.
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>>52402486
>Will i be fine for the next 4-5 years?

Probably even 6-7 years depending on how well you tolerate lowered graphics settings or sub-60 fps
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>>52402535
what if I get a 980 for 1440p, with a motherboard that supports SLI, and then later if things get slower I get another 980

how about that?
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>>52402580
Depends on the budget. Amd A10 on the low end, i5-6400 on the high end.
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>>52402695
In that case I'd look at the price difference between 390x, fury, and 980 where you live. There isn't a huge amount of performance difference between them.
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>>52402486
No need for i7 at all unless you just want it. Unless you plan on using programs that utilize hyperthearding. No, basic programs and games do not use this. Research is your friend. Maybe in 3 years it'll be more common, but by then 6 or even 8 cores will be more common so doubt it.

I like the cooler I wanted it but didn't work out. Overkill since you have a full ATX case, so heat should jot be a problem. Since you said noob, I assume you know nothing about OCing so you'll probably just increase the turbo which is OCing but only when YOU NEED IT. Besides that it'll run exactly like it did before. This goes back to using programs that actually utilize it. OCing is a way of extending the life of your CPU for a couple extra years so keep that in mind

Speaking of your case, unless you know you won't be moving it or you'll need the extra space I'd just save the cash and go with a mid tower. Nothing wrong just imho. PSU is definitely overkill unless, again you plan on upgrading later on with a 2nd GPU, you'll be fine with 650. If you go lower keep in mind they do lose power over time but 650 should not be a problem.

I have a friend who recently upgraded to a 390 and he's having driver problems. Nothing serious, it's just random and breaks some of his games. Just keep that in mind amd cards are known for driver issues, I understand the price/performance bs that everyone here uses just wanted to note that. Your problem just seems like a lot of future proofing, not sure if that's the goal just a lot of unnecessary stuff without saying exactly what itll be used for.
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>>52402705

Ideally under €500, not counting peripherals
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>>52402797
Yeah, that's what i was aiming for. I need to be sure that it'll last a very long time and then i'll be OCing and buy another GPU when necessary. I went for the full tower just to be safe if you're saying it's not really needed then i guess i'll be going for the mid size. I also heard about the driver problems so i hope it won't result to a catastrophe...

It'll be used mainly for gaming and movies.
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Want mITX for portability, as I go home every two weeks or so and my laptop pisses me off. Looking to maintain relevance when VR comes out. I'll be cannibalizing my SSD from my current computer (240gb crucial). My current concern is whether the CPU cooler will fit properly.
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is it very risky to buy a b-stock motherboard? I can get a h97 for the price of a b85
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>>52402880
Should be able to do something like i5-6400, 120gb ssd, 1tb hd, micro atx h110 mobo, 430w psu, 40-50 euro mini tower case, 8gb ram for that amount.
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>>52402580
Make it a silent build

http://de.pcpartpicker.com/p/jgn86h
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>>52403057

on this note, how do motherboard names work? I mean I get that a z97 will have more features and ports etc than a h81, but is that also an indicator of component quality or is it safe to buy a h81 or b85 if you don't need the extra features of higher end models?
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>>52403159
>fanless cooler

How does that work? Just a radiator? Is that really enough to keep a CPU cool?
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>>52403187
Probably, it looks pretty big and the processor isn't particularly amazing so it should be OK.
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>>52403161
B is the business designation, H is the normal consumer board designation usually with two levels of feature set. Z is the overclocking board. Price is going to be your best measure of component quality in general. Tens of thousands of people have used cheap H boards for years without failing. Likewise they are cheap and do break all the time as well. If its important enough to you for you to care get something more expensive. If you cant then you dont have a decision.
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>>52403310

yeah but I don't see any h81 boards priced at 180 bucks so is the price difference between h81 and h97 just based on amount of features, or are h81s inherently more prone to be shitty and breaking?
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>>52403470
Yes in general they will use cheaper components and manufacturing processes in them.
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>>52388121
Some time ago in some other gayman pc thread some anon mentioned a german startup case - building company, which i never heard of before. if anyone thinks, they know what the fuck i'm talking about, please link me the site, because i honestly forgot.
pls reply
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$800 budget
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/vsVGrH
Do I really need an SSD?
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>>52402972
Don't get caught up in that man the future proofing thing. I understand you want something to last as long as it can but
>nothing today is promised tomorrow
Hate to be that guy, but I'm serious. I'm talking strictly about technology here, but Look at phones. Look how far we've come with smart phones alone. Shits crazy. Every new technology that comes out just advances the production of the next invention. Since it's mainly gaming, the only thing that matters in terms of future is the GPU. There are people still using 2500k getting 60fps (four years old). If it can still keep up with a 970, you should have no problem doing normal tasks after 6 or even 7 years on any good current gen Intel CPU. There are plenty of mid towers that can house two GPUs no problem, you only need a full atx when you have a shit ton of storage drives or PCI devices. Just don't undercut yourself, quality products last. May cost a little extra now, but it could be the difference between having to upgrade in 3 years vs 5. Most importantly don't over pay for something just because it has all the bells and whistles that you'll never use.

>td;dr
Don't over pay for shit you won't use and don't fall for the future proofing meme. As long as you don't buy shit products the only thing you should have to upgrade in 3-4 years (if you have to) is your GPU and that's because by then 1440p will either be standard or close to it. 4k still has a while to go
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Rate me build, /g/. Got the whole thing for about 500$ (not in the US, everything is expensive as hell here).
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Guys, I've built a new pc but recently been having problems with it. I've a 380 but when playing games, PC restarts randomly but most of the times, screen goes blank but there is audio coming out and we have to restart it to get it fixed? Could it be that we're running latest drivers?
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Well, /g/, I pulled the trigger.

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Shambles00/saved/CtthP6

I'm probably going to spend some more on getting some more RAM, as well as some extra case fans and a LED strip or something.
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>>52404102
Check all cables connected to the GPU and the GPU's connection to the motherboard
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>>52404164
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=17-151-121
www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139084
Better choices of PSUs
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>>52404221
Nevermind that Seasonic was just $80 yesterday
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>>52401118
What PSU should I be buying?
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>>52404221
the cheapest I can get those for is still about 60 euros more than the PSU I bought, so I don't think it'd be worth it. Also, the RX series fits the color scheme of my build

>tfw eurofag prices
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>>52404170
Thanks. I'll check it now. I haven't touched the case so it is weird.
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http://pcpartpicker.com/p/gkzkVn
Here's a server build I'm doing for work.
As you can tell, I've never done this before.
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>>52404285
gold standard 1 at least
650W minimum
better brand
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>>52403914
Need is relative you could do a lot of things with the $70 for a good ssd. 3-4 years ago I'd have said not really but load times on triple A games is getting excessive with mechanicals.
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>>52404398
Thanks man
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>>52404285
http://www.amazon.co.uk/EVGA-SuperNOVA-750W-Power-Supply/dp/B00J01K3E8
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>>52404051
no pic/10 senpai.
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http://pcpartpicker.com/p/dhMJhM

Did I do good? Poorfag and somewhat casual gamer because of college. How long will it last?
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>>52404102
up the stock voltage on the card by like 30 mv.
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>>52404466
won't that fuck it up?
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>>52404438
Here

>>52404456
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>>52404456
mobo is a bit iffy, but nothing to worry about
a 4590 would've been better, the only difference is heat
8/10, decent rig
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>>52404518
Very nice. How's that case, I was thinking of buying one
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>>52404576
No idea, haven't bought any of it yet. I'm in the planning stage
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>>52404499
I see. Then I'll stop having this fucking buyer's remorse.
Thanks for replying.
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So do I go with intel i5 or i7 if i want to run games like fallout 4 and rainbow six?
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>>52404641
Get an i5 and get everything you want from your build, if you have money leftover use it to buy an i7 instead
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how's this? http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/ZmRgkL
is the r9 390 worth it compared to the 380?
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Are custom coolers and gaming cases just a meme? I have a i5 and nothing runs faster than 40 celsius. I have a very old case but I just don't see a reason to change it.
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>>52404765
Of course it's better the 390.
Even a 280x/7970 runs faster than the 380
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>>52404765
I would stay away from the V300 SSD. Not sure if it's still the case but they did a bait and switch with cheap memory on those SSDs a year or two ago. So possibly you could be getting those old bad batches
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What do you think familia... Looking to build a new desktop for my home, don't plan on moving it around as I don't do LANs or anything like that. I don't really play extremely demanding games (metro, etc.), nor do I own any 4k monitors, etc. right this second. Mostly play MMOs.

Parts that I have that I don't want to change:
>4670k
>Asus Maximus VI Gene

Would change to something else, but don't really see the point in going to something like a 6700k when I already have a nice CPU. If I did make a jump it would be to the 6700k/Maximus VIII formula board, but ~$900 for marginal gains doesn't seem like it's worth for what I do.

I'm thinking about making an in-desk case setup and doing something with watercooling. Maybe having the reservoirs up top on either side of my monitors, and having a shit load of fans (already have like 10, could get more) blowing over the hardware. I've never done water cooling or anything near this project, but I do own a frame shop and have access to wood, glass, etc. and I do own my home so anything done wouldn't be pissed away when I move.

How realistic is this functionality wise?
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>>52405017
4690k>4670k
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>>52405041
What's the advantage? Mine goes to 4.5Ghz with a shitty 212 Evo, thought it was really good. I actually turned it back down to 4.3Ghz for daily things just because I didn't feel like I needed that much CPU.
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>>52404482
No you do it in an overclocking program. +30mv is just a very small amount, could work or not.
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>>52404849
i know the 390 is better, but i was asking if it's worth it. in the uk i'd need to pay an extra £110 (~$160) for the r9 390 + psu. what kind of performance would i expect for the 390, and would you guys say it's worth the extra investment?

>>52404869
oh wow didn't know that. nvm. is the SanDisk SSD Plus 120 GB alright? http://www.amazon.co.uk/SanDisk-PLUS-Sata-2-5-inch-Internal/dp/B00S9Q9UKS
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>>52404456
Did you get it used as a full system or what?
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>>52405120
No idea about this one, but I would say it's a safer pick
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>>52405081
4690k runs cooler. Thats it.
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Here's mine, built it about a year ago. 32 gb RAM, decent motherboard, i5 processor, and a gtx 750 ti.
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>>52405302
>32gb ram
>750ti
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>>52405383
I know. I want a new graphics card so badly, but it actually runs everything pretty well considering it's such a budget card.
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>>52405139
kk thanks anon i'll probably go for that then. just need to decide about the gpu. 380 and 390 both like super good, but i'm considering the 390 just for that extra power and longer span.
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Going to order everything tonight, been thinking long and hard about everything, what do you think?
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Fury X or Nano?
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>>52405601
looks good, leaves room for additional RAM and overall seems pretty solid.
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>>52405601
Are there even z170 boards that use ddr3? I'd also just get the blackwidow ultimate thats $70 today on newegg. Get some real headphones like sennheiser momentum on Ebay instead of gamer ones.
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>>52405601
I'd go with an ASUS card instead of an MSI
also you probably know this, but headsets are generally shit, and they are scamming you

also where the fuck is the motherboard
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>>52405894
>>52405882
derp I forgot to put it in, I was going to use
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128877&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-PCPartPicker,%20LLC-_-na-_-na-_-na&cm_sp=&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=
and i wouldnt be opposed to a set of normal headphones as long as they would have some kind of mic, in line or not. mainly building this rig for csgo
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>>52405894
That's a pretty good headset for what it's used for. If you wanted high quality sound then yeah, I'd look for something else.
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>>52405940
I think this one pretty nice
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130868
and they have a free game with it atm.
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>>52406009
>http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130868
ooooh that looks really nice, thanks for the suggestion anon I think thats what im gonna go with.
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>>52406009
People are saying that the sata ports are located in a poor location. so keep that in mind if you plan on using two graphics cards
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>>52406134
Nah I think i'm just gonna stick with one, thanks for the heads up though. heres the modified list
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>>52406192
except with ram.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231888&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-PCPartPicker,%20LLC-_-na-_-na-_-na&cm_sp=&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=
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>>52406192
That looks sweet dude. Can you link me your completed build?
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>>52406134
I have two 12" cards plugged into it. Two of the ports are blocked but still enough for 4 hard drives. Might be able to even use them with left angle connectors.
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I'm about to pull the trigger on this

i5 4460
Sapphire 380X
2x4 GB DDR3
MSI H81 P33
Samsung 850 EVO 120 GB
Toshiba 1 TB 7200rpm
Seasonic S12II 620W


Around 730 €bucks, it's probably gonna go all the way to 950-1000 with the case, keyboard+mouse and monitor

Anything you'd change while keeping it around that price? This is the cheapest online store in my country and the only 380X they have is Sapphire. Also the PSU might be overkill but I'm really paranoid about something frying
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How does my ultimate modem/network switch/NAS server box look?
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/PPCFQ7
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>>52406592
I was just reading the reviews that it had on newegg. I'm also building a pc from scratch and was interested in this motherboard but the sata placement did seem really strange to me.

if you don't mind a stupid question, what makes a motherboard like http://www.amazon.com/MSI-Z170A-XPOWER-GAMING-TITANIUM/dp/B014PXH3CU/ref=sr_1_5?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1452726090&sr=1-5&keywords=motherboard cost $270? I don't know much of anything about motherboards but i assume it's just a gimmick, right?
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>>52407238

a lot of PCI slots, a lot of SATa ports, multi GPU options, and it's probably made out of top tier materials

I mean for 270 bucks it should be damn near indestructible and absolutely failproof
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can I plug a PCIe 3.0 card into a PCIe 2.0 slot?
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>>52407350
Can you fuck a horse?
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>>52407305
>>52407572
so that's a yes?
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>>52403004
looks good bro. get this cooler though:
https://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-cpu-cooler-rr212e20pkr2
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>>52407613
If you are a completely healthy and able individual, are you physically capable of sticking your dick into a horse's anus and thrusting your hips in and out in a rhythmic fashion?
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Not talking about games, how good is the i5-4460 IGPU?
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>>52407724

is the horse alive?
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>>52407791

Enough for anything that doesn't require serious graphical power.
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>>52407882
I'm not discriminating
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Is the prime thing going to fuck memelake for bitcoin mining?
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>>52402112
I only play WoW and AMD cards suck in wow so I get the 960
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>>52407238
MSI has a line of z170a boards with pretty the same design and thats the top placebo board. The only real differences are 2 extra sata 6gbs, 1 extra m.2 port, a few extra cpu power levels, and the meme OC dashboard thing. While it does have 16x, 8x, 8x skylake doesn't support anything higher than 16 lanes so its wasted.
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>>52407950
The iGPU of any Skylake is fast enough for WoW.
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>>52407940
people do usb mining now.
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>>52388121
>actually paying for W10
>paying for windows in general
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>Intel Core i5 3570K @ 4GHz
>16GB DDR3
>2x AMD HD7970
>Samsung 1TB SSD for C:
>Buncha HDDs and a PCI-E 1GB/s 240GB SSD

Anyone with experience on the Rift DK2 able to advise on if this is VR-ready? Waiting to see the price on Vive.
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>>52407042
Anyone?
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>CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($314.99)

>CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.88)

>Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($108.75)

>Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($42.88)

>Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($89.88)

>Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($45.88)

>Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 390 8GB Video Card ($319.88)

>Case: Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case ($119.99)

>PSU: EVGA 850W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($74.99)

How am I doin here?
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>tfw everyone is building super computers

Just built myself a new one

amd 370 2GB
i3 4170
8gb ram
500gb HDD

being poor is not fun
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>>52408867
That build is too expensive for that graphics card. Downgrade everything else or add a second 390.
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>>52409020
>add a second 390
Just no
A single 980 Ti is good enough
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>have totally bangin' pimped custom PC desktop at home that I assembled myself
>work away from home few weeks using cheap Asus laptop
>no time or inclination to play games
>carpal tunnel gone
>was productive and made a website instead of doing fuck-all
>tfw I realise the normies were right, you just need a simple laptop/notebook

Guys just save your money and get a laptop.
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>>52409020
>a second 390

Do you want to start a house fire?
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so fanboying aside, which graphics card is better, the GTX 970 or the AMD 390? From what I've looked at, the 390 has a tiny bit better hardware but can be more prone to driver issues. If you had to buy one of these two, which would you buy?
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>>52409051
With a proper 7 case fan setup temps can be kept at a stable 90c.
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>>52390487
I must admit this is not entirely the case, while mostly true games in unity especially indie games in unity (ex. Rust) tend to have few second freezes due to ram being overflodded and hdd caching occuring...
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>>52409301
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>>52409042
>20% slower
good enough for plebs maybe.
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>>52409020
Well primarily the pc is for audio production for visual media but I wanted a pretty good card in there for gaming so I'm not sure if I really wanna throw another $300 in for 980 or double up the 390 especially if I'm just rocking the 1080p
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>have to remove drive trays so big ass triple fan card can fit in the fucking case

God damn it Sapphire does this thing really need to be so huge
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How dumb of a build would this be /g/?
I watched Linus' server pc build where he put something like this together and got pretty decent performance for GAYMEN, I don't want to play the latest and greatest games or anything like that, plus his build had a GTX 980 if I recall correctly. I got some old toasters sitting that I was going to steal the rest of the parts out of, more specifically an ATI Radeon HD5770 and a 600W power supply from thermaltech, it's over kill but it's what I have laying around. As for front panel switches and doo dads I was just gonna rip some out of my old dinosaur tower. There's definitely a lot quirks building off of a server mobo but I would like the experience since building my main rig was pretty much legos. Anyway just wanted to hear some opinions other than my own since I know bumbfuckly when it really comes down to it. The biggest thing I'm worried about is the CPU fans since the motherboard is designed to be a passively cooled unit. I've been googling around looking for specific specs on the size of both the intel heatsinks and the dell heatsinks that went inside the T5400 but I've found little to nothing.
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I've had my current PC since 2010, I'm mostly a gamer, and until recently I've been able to run most games that I want to play at decent settings with a decent framerate. But I think it's time to upgrade. I am interested in playing games like Fallout 4, Just Cause 3, Dark Souls 3 (when it comes out), and my current PC just won't cut it anymore. My settings dont necessarily have to be ultra high for these games, I'm okay playing a game on medium settings as long as I can get a decent framerate (hopefully 60fps!).

So, I want to replace my current GPU, add more RAM, and add an SSD (I want to see what all the hype is about). The following is the PC that I have but with the new GPU, RAM and SSD that I intend to order swapped in. I can't really afford a new CPU at the moment and am considering trying to overclock the one I have. Would this prevent bottlenecking and would I need an aftermarket cooler?
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>>52389769
>>52408030
pirating it will just bother you for a key right?

Is there any good way to pirate it?
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I'm new. I plan on starting this build sometime in the spring.

Fucking felt like I created frankenstein.

Thoughts?
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http://pcpartpicker.com/p/qLFbBm

Any thoughts?
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>>52410298
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Jw6qTW

Fucking forgot.
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>>52410595
You don't need a full ATX MObo unless you plan on a ton of PCI peripherals or Xfire in the future.
>get an mATX board

You don't need a WD black unless you have extremely sensitive data that cannot be lost.
>get a WD Blue or a Seagate Barracuda @ the same price for double the capacity

Don't get an EVGA PSU that isn't G2/P2
>get an EVGA Supernova 650 G2

That case is really awful
>but for around $60 there aren't any particularly amazing choices.
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>>52410595
>http://pcpartpicker.com/p/qLFbBm
not sure why you chose that SSD

If you want to save money, there are cheaper mobo and cases too
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So a store near me has an Asus brand 1080p 60Hz monitor, but its LED. Not IPS. Still worth it or is LED outdated nowadays?
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> TFW always wanted to build gaymes PC when I was a kid.
> Finally built my own last year
> TFW it's only seen a maximum of 90 hours of heavy resource gaming within the last year.
> TFW I spent 1200 on a PC I hardly ever use its purpose for.
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>>52410617
Why do you need a 4790k over a 4690k.

Why do you need a full ATX Mobo with only one GPU and no other PCI peripherals?

Why do you need a full tower case given the above point?

Why a 970 over a 390x?

Why not spend an extra $10 and double that HDD capacity?
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>>52410617
You don't really need an i7 for gaming. I got a 4690k and a 970 and I average around 80-100 fps on bf4 maxed out at 1080. I have the same mobo and love it a lot.

I also had that same CPU cooler and hated it. I went ahead and got a H100 and the temps were about 15 degrees cooler. Since the mobo already has its own fan controller, there's no reason for me to get an H100i.
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>>52410772
do you think that the 390x is superior to a 970? i see a lot of people buying the 970 over the 390. is that just because it's more popular or what?
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In the event that I have to fall back on a case that has no 2.5'' drive bays, are the 3.5'' inch ones backwards compatible with the former?
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>>52411121
Because Nvidia has ~80% market share on dedicated GPUs. I would like to think that since the 390x occasionally rivals the GTX 980 that it is a better choice over a 970. However if there are NVIDIA specific titles or features you're after then you really have no choice.
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>>52411158
i just don't want to get the 390x then have driver problems up the ass like a lot of people seem to be having. but if i'm spending that much i'd prefer to get whichever one is better
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Can I get some feedback?
I'm planning to buy a new gayming PC, planning ~5 years ahead
How does this look so far?
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http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/RR3nHx
http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/zqXJ6h
http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/xk7GrH
Which one of these is best for the price, or could anyone suggest anything better for the $700 - $800 CAD price?
>tfw Canadian
>tfw inflation
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>>52411242
Idk what the fuck you did to get a MOBO to over $200 but if you drop that and get something more sensible you can put the money towards a better GPU like a 970 or 380x.

Get the MSI h81m e33 mobo.
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>>52410649
>>52410656
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/tdWzqs
Does this look better?
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>>52411190
Only recommendation is to get a z170 board. You cannot OC on a B150 chipset. You don't get a 6600 K unless you're going to overclock.
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Is there any reason to use 16GB RAM now?
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>>52411386
how about, ASUS Z170-P ?
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>>52411403
Just pick whatever you want within your budget and preference as long as it's Z170.
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>>52411357
Get an mATX mobo that you like and we'll call it a night.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128481

I have this meme motherboard (GIGABYTE G1 Gaming G1.Guerrilla)

recommend me ram because i am a fucking idiot, pic related.
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>>52411440
if I'm reading correctly on the official page (GA-Z170X-Gaming G1, is this your motherboard?) then you can get dual channel ddr4 rams

get HyperX Fury 2x8GB 2133MhZ
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>>52411506
nah mine is an older model, http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3776#ov
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>>52411428
can you recommend a good one for me this will be my first PC
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>>52411523
>Support for DDR3 2200/1333/1066/800 MHz memory modules
Get 2x8 dualchannel DDR3 HyperX then, ~1800 MHz or above
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If I won lotto I'd buy all you bros a pc build :3
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>>52411529
Just get the mATX version of the one you picked.

>>52411531
Anything between a GT 620 and GT 640 should be way more than enough.
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http://pcpartpicker.com/p/tQVB23
Any recommendations on a gfx card(or other things)
All it needs to do is stream 1080p60fps from a local nas, and browsing.
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>>52411554
If I won the lotto I'd buy you 2 snickers 3:
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>>52411580
You'd probably need a better CPU for smooth 1080p streaming and a bit more ram for browsing. I'd also get the Antec VP 450 over the CX 430, cheaper and pretty much the same quality if not better.
Also you don't need a GFX card for browsing and streaming video.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/fhXJ6h
You can search for an itx mobo/case if that's your thing.
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I need a good mid size case under or around $100. Any recs?
A window on the side of the case to see the guts would be awsome
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http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883221109
was either thinking of getting this desktop or building one similarly like it
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>>52411751
Get this if you don't insist on getting a meme window.
http://www.ncixus.com/products/?usaffiliateid=1000031504&sku=114600&vpn=CA-H442C-M8&manufacture=NZXT&promoid=1645
They seem to have a deal on it.
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>>52411774
The only merit on that prebuilt is its form factor. Only if that is an absolute necessity would I ever recommend spending that much money on those bad of specs. Build those equivocal specs for $300 less or more.
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Whats the smallest mobo I can buy that can support a full size graphics card?
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>>52411186
Then get a 390 then. A 390x is not really that big of a step-up from a 390. Also, driver problems? That's a thing of the past.
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>>52411816
Mini itx
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>>52411816
Anything that has a PCIe 3.0 slot. Or a 2.0 if you want to gimp a flagship card. Case is the only size limiting factor.
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>>52411717
>itx
I couldnt find a good pairing or a case that wasnt ugly.
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>>52411867
Is that why you picked those or are trying to say you're looking for one now but you can't find ?
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>>52389769
I have the 860k, don't get it. It's fucking miserable
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>>52410753
Get a load of this one

>finally have money to build a gayming pc
>researching and being in the know about the current and latest tech, something i have no idea for at least 4 years, is more fun
>mfw lost motivation to build

That and I dont know of any elegant ghetto solutions for gpu sag>
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>amd phenom x4 945 @3.8ghz
>8gb ddr3 1333mhz
>gigabyte 880g-ud3h board
>dual msi 6950 twin frozr IIIs with 6970 bios flash
>ocz vertex 120gb
>5tb of random wd drives
>750watt cooler master bronze rated psu
>fractal define r3

Feels bad guys I'm torn between 4690k and 6600k with dual r9 280Xs(buddy is selling me them at $100 USD each) and 950 pro nvme m.2 ssd as upgrade

Any help would be appreciated since I built this in 2010 and updated in 2012 and its pretty slow now and I intend to go into 1440p gaming.

Nvidia shills need not apply
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Does anyone have any recommendations for a high end gaming pc? I haven't made a computer in 5 years and I literally don't know any of the current tech. I've got about 2500-3000 to spend because it'll be financed. I want to have high fps for vr gaming and all that. Even just a screenshot of a build would help.
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>>52411864
>>52411865

Thanks brahs
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Almost finished this one. Waiting for price drop for 4790k.
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>>52411897
I had been browsing the past week for one, even off that site. I'd like something as close to a thinnet case as i could find.i like the itx form factor, but finding a good case has been tough
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>>52411913
>http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/dLRYMp
here, take mine, I spent like 20 hours on it
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>>52388121
http://pcpartpicker.com/user/seinthebear/saved/RTg6Mp

Give me your worst criticism
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>>52411931
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/akcymica.html
Might wanna check this out.
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>>52411983
That is pretty much exactly what i want
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>>52411958
>http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/dLRYMp
Thanks I'll check it out. It's been so long since I've looked at anything other than a mouse
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>>52411974

The CPU is shit.
The thermal peste is meme paste. Get MX4.

>140$ case
>150$ mobo
>70$ cpu
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>>52412016
also if you can drop a few more bucks on it, don't just get a standard MSI GTX 980 Ti, but a custom edition by them, Gaming Golden or Thunder or something, it has better cooling, less noise, and are overclocked a bit
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>>52412020
I mismanaged my part choices..
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>>52411906
A case that mounts the mobo "sideways" as compared to what most people are used to. That or where the mobo is flat, like in some miniITX cases.

>>52411907
If you can get a 4690k for $200 and z97 board for $100 (or less) I would say go for that. Haslel is going to start getting post scarcity markups soon. Good luck on 1440p gaymen with Xfire 280x's though.

>>52411913
Just follow the minspec guidelines of a i5 4590 and GTX 970. If you want to spend more than that and improve the experience then do a 4690k + 980 TI build, which fits comfortably within the $1500-$2000 range, not including the VR headset.

>>52411929
Good luck. I got my 4790k for $250 at Microcenter in February of last year. Other than that build looks pretty ok.
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I'm building for the first time in 6 years. Due to shit memory, I've pretty much forgotten the entire process. I plan on reading the guides, but what are the easy mistakes to avoid?
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>>52412051
Don't rush it and have patience and it's close to impossible to fuck up.
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>>52412051
what is your budget, that would be the first question
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>>52412035
What about hard drives? I filled up my last terabyte drive with games, and the ssd is absolutely required for certain multiplayer games and booting the os.
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>>52412113
oh right, that's just my personal thing, I don't like HDDs and I'm completely fine with only 500 gb storage space
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Is there any reason NOT to get a skylake at this point?

On PCPartPicker every single Intel i5 im looking at is 200+, with the i5 6500 sitting at 199.

The price of the older intel CPU's should be dropping with new tech coming out, but the new tech is actually less costly. What the hell?
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>>52412134
I'd rather get the 4690k desu
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>>52412134
From what I've read on CPU boss, the Haswell i5's have better performance than Skylake i5's. Now I'm not entirely sure how reliable CPU boss is, that's just what popped up first and I checked. From what I saw, however, the difference isn't all that large- probably not enough to warrant the price difference anyway.
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>>52412120
Okay thanks. I also checked Amazon prime and the graphics card was almost 400 dollars cheaper on there than that parts website.
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>>52412171
The difference is between 3% and 10%
10% in some photo processing shit so the difference isn't even 10% in most apps
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plz r8 muh budget build
i have the RAM, PSU, graphics. I'm trying to downsize from ATX to Mini-ITX.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/kTLFQ7
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>>52412041
From my understanding and benchmarks I've seen dual 280Xs beats a 970 and that's before dx12 and mantle

Am I wrong?
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>>52412185
So, effectively, an approximate $30 difference for less than 10% difference in performance. I suppose at that point it's mostly up to preference, but I know I'd prefer to have the overclocking capabilities of the Haswelll version.
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>>52412167
I noticed there is no 6500k on the listing, and the 4690k is $227.

I guess investing in the $30 will make the RAM cheaper, and give me easier access to OC, as 6500 has no K model in the listing.

I'll go with this, thank you.
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>>52412199
Why the fuck would you want an APU when you already have a GPU?

This should be far faster and it's in the same price range.
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2MhFQ7
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>>52412261
MicroCenter gives you $40 off for AMD CPU+Mobo, so I can get A10-7700k + Mobo for $100.
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>>52412275
It's still shit.
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>>52412261
I hate when the website has no listed price for parts, totally makes total build price costs misleading, though 467 for everything except the GPU isn't bad.
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>>52412283
>paying over twice the money to be absorbed into the jewish botnet
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>>52411929

Why get an unlocked CPU with a H97 mobo?
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>>52412038
Too lazy to fix your partpicker list.
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I'm >>>52412243

Hey guys, currently looking into Mobos.

I'm looking at some Gigabyte/Asrock mobos, and the price ranges are from $30-$95, I'm no tech expert so I don't know why these prices are ranged the way they are. I'm >>>52412243

Should I go for the bottom barrel 30, I' dont think I need any "bells and whistles" but I also don't want to buy something I'll regret.
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>>52412334
Bottom of the barrel, or anything close to it, won't allow for any remotely acceptable overclocking. stick to the upward ends, since you decided on the Haswell i5 (assuming I didn't read what you wrote incorrectly).
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>>52412334
You need a z97 chipset if you're gonna get the 4690k. Brand doesn't matter that much just look for reviews. MSI Z97 PC MATE (@95$) is a decent mobo
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>>52412051

You mean assembling?

Just make sure you're inside a high humidity faraday cage and grounded with a AntiElectroStaticShock™ wrist and foot band.

Also you may want to call an electronic engineer to help you to not fuck up CPU placement and bend its very sensitive pins, and a Foxconn robot to apply thermal paste for you.
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> 120gb ssd
You should get more so you could fit couple of games/programs on it like fallout 4 or photoshop
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>>52412372
>>52412357

Thanks for the responses, Didn't know which chipset to get that would take advantage of the Haswell, but I knew I needed z170 if I wanted to consider Skylake. Knowing this is definitely the important factor. Thanks
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>>52412402

>games on an SSD

bad meme, money is better spent elsewhere.
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>>52412421
Z are OC mobos while H are "vanilla" mobos.
If you went for the 6500 and a Z170 it would have been a waste, a H170 would have been a proper combo.
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>>52412105
http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/66BswP

This is my build. I'm particularly nervous because this is the first time I've ever built a computer so expensive. Last time, it was about 2/3 this price.

>inb4 memelake
Canadian prices mean that I got it for only 30$ more than the current 4790k prices
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>tfw too lazy to actually build the PC, but can afford the parts
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Is playing PC on a 4K TV much different than a monitor?
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>>52412497
Why choose to go for that case though? I would have went for an R5. Other than that nothing to object, super solid build.
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>>52412543
Expect worse response times and input lag, other than that they're both boxes meant to display images.
Also no displayport.
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>>52412574
But I'll be playing on 60 whole inches!
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>>52412421
Me again. Posting a build this time finally.
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/PYvdK8

Just a few questions:

1: Should I stick with 2x4gb ram for extra speed or should I invest in 1x8gb that i can later pair with a 2nd 8gb stick in the future?

2: My motherboard only says it has LAN, so I will need to buy a wireless net adapter, correct?

Will appreciate any recommendations.
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>>52412550
I tried to save any money I could while still making a powerhouse. The only reason the gfx card and processor are expensive is that I found sales, deals or discounted them with saved up coupons. Only a few of those parts were bought at full price.

I want this thing to last. I figure that the cooler is overkill, but as the system ages I can just overclock to compensate. Hopefully that'll last me 6 years again, with maybe a gfx card update in three or four years.
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>>52412619
Your motherboard has 4 ram slots. Get the 2x4gb for now and when you want to upgrade, get another 2x4gb.

As for the second one, yes, assuming you must use wifi.
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An anon posted this build earlier
http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/dLRYMp

The prices are like 30-40 percent cheaper though, I'm guessing cause American money, so how do I make it better? Needs to be able to play vr and be amazing
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>>52412663
Right, 4 slots makes life a little easier, thanks.

Any other recommendations?
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>>52412678
Get the Coolermaster 212 EVO cooler instead of what you got there.
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>>52412678
1. You might be against it, and that's okay, but just a thought: have you considered switching out the mobo and CPU for AMD? You'd save enough money to upgrade the graphics card, which isn't fantastic.

2. Is the optical drive a necessity? I could understand if so, but if not, that'll save you another 20 bucks. I don't use an optical drive currently and my future build won't include one, and I have no issues.

3. What this guy >>52412695
said about the CPU cooler, the one you have doesn't seem too fantastic since you plan to OC.
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>>52394085
i honestly would wait for pascal and i'm not being the typical wait fag it's gonna be a significant improvement with going from 28nm to 14/16nm a proper node shrink after like 5 years the performance gains should be significant. the 980ti although amazing for showing what the 28nm can do just isn't worth the money.
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>>52412702
I think my budget has enough wiggle room to upgrade the card, what card do you think I should get?
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>>52412718
this
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First build; what am I doing that's retarded?

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/xNrR23
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>>52412727
Try and squeeze your way to a 380x if you can. From what I've seen around, it does it's job well at 1080.
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>>52412735
>Buying Windows
>TN panel
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>>52412442
You can wait all you want for the game to load, I want it fast
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>>52412773

Then by all means spend your money on inane stuff with negligible performance improvements, but stop giving advice to people that are looking to get the best out of their money.

OS and common software are all you need an SSD for.
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>>52412742
Alright, the price was more manageable than I expected.

Updated build:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/sXjB23

Yeah, I guess I don't really need the disk tray. I rarely buy dvds, and drivers can usually be downloaded instead of using an install disk.
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>>52410245
Do you even torrent stuff?
Kickass literally filled with clean versions of Windows and activators for them... use Internet ffs
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>>52412793
>negligible performance improvements
You might rethink that
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>>52412619

get a 212, it's like 5 bucks more.

Are you gaming on that? If so seems like you're investing way too much on the CPU and way too little on the GPU.

>>52412810

I might not, 10 seconds faster loading times on a game is not what I call a good purchase. I'd rather get a M2 or PCIe SSD for my OS. Stay pleb.

>>52412735

You'll get by with the stock cooler.
You're buying windows like a fucking retard holy shit this makes me so mad it's a fucking technology board.
Other than that is OK as long as you're actually using 16GB RAM and a 250GB SSD.
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>>52412855
>I might not, 10 seconds faster loading times on a game is not what I call a good purchase. I'd rather get a M2 or PCIe SSD for my OS. Stay pleb.

>doesn't have the money to buy a proper SSD
>calls others pleb
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>>52412872

You missed the point, stay /v/ pleb.
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>>52412855
Thanks for the imput, but someone already said to get the 212: see >>52412695

My current build is :>>52412806
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Can someone explain the different variation of a certain card
I'm looking at at the r9 380 and there's like 5 different brands, some are cheaper then the other, what's the difference?
Also whats the advantage of 4gb vram compared to 2gb thanks
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>>52412928

now that's looking damn fine anon.

I'd get a beefier PSU though if you can spare the money.

>>52412955

Different clock speeds and cooling solutions.

VRAM is always useful if you want to play newer games but varies from card to card; while getting a 4GB 960 is fucking retarded, a 4GB 380 is the way to go.
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>>52412980
okay thanks, which brand would you recommend for the 380 then? Msi?
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>>52412980
By beefier do you mean more efficient or a larger wattage? Currently my build has almost 200w's of room to spare.

Found this for a little bit more, with a gold efficiency: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/evga-power-supply-220gs0550v1
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>>52406192
drop the logitech headset and get something else + modmic
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How good is Hyper X Fury 240GBs?
I want to buy a good reliable SSD and this one has amount of storage I need currently. I also have a 1TB HDD so don't worry if I will be running short on storage.
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What can i do better
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/XBFKWZ
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>>52413170
>http://pcpartpicker.com/p/XBFKWZ
Probably get a CPU cooler of somekind, people here are saying the Cool Master Hyper Evo 212 is pretty good, and a case fan as well.
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>>52413212
Cooler Master* my mistake
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>>52413212
>>52413222
Do i even need a cooler if it's not even unlocked for overclocking
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>>52413228
>Do i even need a cooler if it's not even unlocked for overclocking
oh boy
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>>52413234
There's a stock cooler in the CPU package
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I think we need a new thread, pretty sure we hit the bump limit ages ago, threads pretty dead.

Going to bed, night /g/, thanks for the all the advice.
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Rate this build? Looking to upgrade my main rig and don't feel like taking apart my office PC just to salvage a couple of parts.

>AMD 860k
>Asus ROG Crossblade Ranger
>HyperX Fury 2x 8GB 1600Mhz RAM
>WD Blue 1TB
>Samsung 850 Evo
>EVGA Supernova 750W
>Hyper 212 Evo

Will be running SLI 760s, haven't picked a case.

Mostly used for gaming when bored, some word processing, some video editing, and browsing. Already have the 760s, so won't be moving to a bigger GPU.
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