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July 20, 2013 7:19:01 AM

could anyone tell me if this build is good, or if i should change anything?
AMD FX 8320
Asus Geforce GTX 760
gigabyte GA-970A-D3
Crucial Ballistix sport
rosewill challenger-U3
seasonic M12II 620 bronze
LG 24X DVD writer
WD caviar black 500GB
Samsung 840 series 120GB
can i run Crysis 3 on max settings with at least 30FPS with this? thanks

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July 20, 2013 7:55:31 AM

hey buddy , stick with this build , it's great for the price/performance ( nice CPU choice :)  but the 8350 would be better for an future proof )

yes you can run crysis 3 on max with 30 FPS

what games do you play ?
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July 20, 2013 8:40:29 AM

i will be playing BF3, BF4, crysis 1, 2, 3, and natural selection 2.
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July 20, 2013 9:04:50 AM

someguy827 said:
i will be playing BF3, BF4, crysis 1, 2, 3, and natural selection 2.


ya it's good enough to run all of this games with good FPS , as example :

Battlefield 3 withh run at Ultra setting 1920 x 1080 with more than 65 ~ 70 FPS on your system

am using the FX-8350 ( not that far away from yours ) with HD 7870 which is worse than yours by 11 % and getting more than 70 FPS in Battlefield 3 Ultra setting 1080p .
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July 20, 2013 9:10:41 AM

should i upgrade to a 8350? like would there be a noticeable difference?
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July 20, 2013 9:14:55 AM

someguy827 said:
should i upgrade to a 8350? like would there be a noticeable difference?


For now , it would be no noticeable difference !!

but if you are looking for an future proof , get the FX-8350 since it has higher clock speed and you can overclock it at the future to 5 GHz with good cooler

you can take the FX-8320 and overclock it to 4.0 to get the same performance as the FX-8350 for now .
but at the future you can't overclock it more than 4.2 i think .

you decide of it worth getting the FX-8350 for extra ~ 30$
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July 20, 2013 9:21:13 AM

well where i live its actually another $50 and is clockspeed really even that important in gaming?
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July 20, 2013 9:27:08 AM

someguy827 said:
well where i live its actually another $50 and is clockspeed really even that important in gaming?


wow 50 $ !! Stick with the FX-8320 then .

ya it's that Important if we are talking about 2 similar CPUs with different Clock speeds , the higher would be better for sure , but it's only few frames per second :)  .
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July 20, 2013 10:21:03 AM

is my current motherboard good for overclocking?
(gigabyte GA-970A-D3)
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July 20, 2013 10:57:16 AM

someguy827 said:
is my current motherboard good for overclocking?
(gigabyte GA-970A-D3)


it's not the best for overclocking but yes , you can overclock your CPU using it .

i have the ASUS M5A97 R2.0 and i can overclock my CPU using it ( same chipset - AMD 970 - )

buddy , choose the best answer if you want to close this thread .
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July 20, 2013 11:10:09 AM

well since its only another $20, i guess ill go with it. thank you for all your help.
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