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November 26, 2013 12:37:54 AM

i had a plan to build a gaming pc for around $1400 but now i have found a pc for $550 (second hand) and so i am wondering if i can save my self some cash.

($1400 pc specs)

.CoolerMaster Storm Enforcer
.Corsair CX-750 Modular 80+ Bronze Power Supply
.ASRock Z87 Extreme3 Motherboard
.Intel Core i5 4670
.G.Skill Ripjaws X F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL (2x4GB) DDR3
.Asus GTX 770Direct CU OC Edition 2Gb PCI-E2.0 GDDR5
.Pioneer DVR-220LBKS Black 24x DVDRW OEM
.Western Digital WD Blue 1TB WD10EZEX
.Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

($550 pc specs, second hand)

- GA-H67MA-USB3-B3 Motherboard
- 1GB AMD Radeon HD 6780 Video card
- 8GB Ram
- i7 2600 CPU 3.40GHz /3.70GHz
- Windows 7

(this is all the information i can get on this machine right now)



.Could i just buy a GTX 770 and stick into the second hand pc and save my self $400-$500?

.And if i use the GTX 770 in the second hand pc Will there be noticeable difference in graphics compared to new machine?

.I have a bad financial situation too. Would it be better to get the second hand pc and build on it overtime (should it need an upgrade) and save my self a lot of cash and stress.

.Or is the new machine a lot better somehow? and is worth the money?



I just want to play games with max graphics and i don't care for over clocking or SLI atm because i am using a computer right now that cant even run the witcher on max graphics and im pretty desperate to play some games i have been missing out on.
November 26, 2013 12:44:33 AM

Bad money situation= second hand pc. Sell the radeon card thats in it, buy your gtx. Enjoy!
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November 26, 2013 1:09:44 AM

good to hear that and thanks for the reply. i could do with all the reassurance i can get.
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November 26, 2013 1:26:14 AM

Your welcome. Only thing I would check is the power supply in that rig. Make sure it has enough wattage to handle your gtx should u decide to buy it. Min 650 watts Dont forget to pick a solution and close out the thread when your done!
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