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January 29, 2014 3:12:40 AM

Hi guys, I am going to build a new AMD gaming Pc. I need opinions and suggestions about this system (I will write my country's prices in "()") :

Approximate Purchase Date: 25.01.2014

Budget Range: ~1200 $

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming

Are you buying a monitor: No

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe in future

CPU: AMD FX-8350 Vishera 4.0GHz (4.2GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Eight-Core Desktop Processor FD8350FRHKBOX (265 $) or AMD FX-6300 Vishera 3.5GHz (4.1GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Six-Core Desktop Processor FD6300WMHKBOX (160 $)

Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard (180 $)

Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL (120 $)

Storage: Western Digital 3.5" 1TB Caviar Black Sata 3.0 64MB Cache 7200Rpm Harddisk (120 $)

Video Card: SAPPHIRE HD7950 GDDR5 3GB 384Bit AMD Radeon (305 $)

Case & Power Supply: It will 250 $ with 750W Power Supply

I get confused about getting AM3+ or FM2 with AMD A10 6800K precessor. If there is not much differece between AMD FX-8350 and AMD FX-6300 i don't want to buy AMD FX-8350. I am open to suggestions. Thanks already.

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a b 4 Gaming
January 29, 2014 3:34:24 AM

get fx 6300 if u r going to OC 6core chip is plenty for gaming. No need to buy an apu since u have HD 7950
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a b 4 Gaming
January 29, 2014 3:35:24 AM

what about the cooler u didnt mention it
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January 29, 2014 3:49:26 AM

I have no idea what I should buy about cooler. Can you recommend me something?
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