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Hi everyone, I plan on building my first pc for bf4 and i wanted to get advice on a build that was suggested to me. Is it any good? Also, what settings am I looking at running on it? Thanks


Link: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1PZXg
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    Not completely certain, but I believe the H series motherboards don't allow overclocking, so either get a CPU that isn't able to overclock, or a Z series motherboard. I could be incorrect though. But other than that you should be able to run everything on high.
  2. enemy1g said:
    Not completely certain, but I believe the H series motherboards don't allow overclocking, so either get a CPU that isn't able to overclock, or a Z series motherboard. I could be incorrect though. But other than that you should be able to run everything on high.

    No I don't plan on overclocking but thanks for the reply
  3. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Q0uQ
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Q0uQ/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Q0uQ/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
    Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($74.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Kingston Predator Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($58.61 @ NCIX US)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.96 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($159.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Zalman Z9 ATX Mid Tower Case ($37.99 @ Microcenter)
    Power Supply: EVGA 600B 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Microcenter)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($94.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Monitor: Asus VH238H 23.0" Monitor ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $862.48
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-17 17:55 EDT-0400)
  4. with a gaming pc use 1600 or faster ram. i found the 2100 ram for 10 more the the ram you had. there alos another case that the same price if your looking for one with blue case fan.
  5. smorizio said:
    with a gaming pc use 1600 or faster ram. i found the 2100 ram for 10 more the the ram you had. there alos another case that the same price if your looking for one with blue case fan.

    Thanks I appreciate it
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