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Epic Build for 1.2k$ worth or not ?

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April 7, 2014 2:15:40 PM

Specs:
Kabinet: Corsair Obsidian 650D Midi Tower Sort
Vifter: 1x 200mm Front, 1x 200mm Top, 1x Back 120m


motherboard: ASUS P9X79 LE, Socket-2011, KUN PC-PROD
ATX, X79, 8xDDR3, 3xG3-PCIe-x16, SLI/CFX, SATA 6Gb

Processor: Intel® Core i7-3820 Processor
Socket-LGA2011, Quad Core, 3.6GHz, 10MB, 130W

Ram: Corsair Dominator GT DDR3 1866MHz 32GB

GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 2GB PhysX CUDA
PCI-Express 3.0

Hdd:
1. Samsung SSD 840 Series 250GB 2.5" BULK
2. Western Digital® Desktop Green 2TB
SATA 6Gb/s, (SATA 3.0), RPM = IntelliPower, 64MB,

Blue-Ray :
Lite-On Blu-Ray Writer iHBS112
SATA, BD-R: 12x, BD-R DL: 8x, BD-RE: 2x, DVD R: 16

other:
Intel® Air Cooling
for Socket-LGA201

XFX ProSeries XXX Edition 850W PSU
ATX 12V V2.2, 80 Plus Bronze, Modular, 4x 6+2pin P

USB adapter:
ASUS USB-N13 11n USB Adapter
PSP XLink Kai Support

Operativsystem: win7 64bit ultimate.

Is this build good one ?
and its only 7500NOK ( 1,251.04 USD )

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April 7, 2014 2:17:57 PM

Nope. I'll make a better build.
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April 7, 2014 2:18:25 PM

If this is for gaming, you can do considerably better for the money.
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April 7, 2014 2:18:45 PM

the build is allready made , so i wonder if its worth the 1.2k ?
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April 7, 2014 2:20:28 PM

No definitely not. That is a huge wrong move for a gaming build for the money.
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April 7, 2014 2:21:27 PM

If gaming is your purpose, i'd get something like this. However i'm not sure what the price for these parts would be in norway.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI Z87-GD65 Gaming ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($167.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($78.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($79.28 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card ($659.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Zalman Z12 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case ($57.99 @ Micro Center)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1379.19
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-07 17:20 EDT-0400)
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April 7, 2014 2:24:48 PM

@sunder25 that would be over 15000NOK (2,502.81 USD) so its kinda expensive to get these parts here in norway even if i order them from other country taxes would reach the same amount.
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April 7, 2014 2:25:40 PM

But anyway is this build ok for gaming , would it run atleast BF4 on max or something ?
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April 7, 2014 2:27:17 PM

It will max BF4 bit this is ALL WRONG for a gaming build. WAY too much CPU that is pointless and the money could be WAY better spent on a better GPU.

You could max BF4 for way less money.
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April 7, 2014 2:28:41 PM

Yes, it should work fine, however, you overspent in some areas, mainly you'd need something like a 4670k and a better graphics card.
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April 7, 2014 2:29:10 PM

Gaming rig is gpu dependent, you dumped more into cpu. Plus haswell at same price offers a small performance boost. Never buy a wd green, they spin at 5400 rpm, data storage or not its half the speed. Def could've done better than a 680, and psu seems a bit overkill.

But that said, not the way I would've spent 1.2k, but it still is a good system.
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April 7, 2014 2:29:25 PM

If you're gaming, check out this build:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Asus Z87-Pro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($167.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Sandisk Extreme II 240GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($339.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Corsair 500R White ATX Mid Tower Case ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic G-750 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($120.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $1198.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-07 17:29 EDT-0400)
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April 7, 2014 2:36:44 PM

I'am from Norway myself, and you should defiently buy this graphic card. https://www.komplett.no/sapphire-radeon-tri-x-r9-290-4g.... Perfoms almost as good as a reference 780 ti, and 400 dollars cheaper! Change your ram to 8 or 16, cuz 32 is overkill! Use the money on the graphic card I just wrote :) . And I would changed the CPU to a i5 4620k or an AMD FX 8320/50
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April 7, 2014 3:19:17 PM

like i said the build is allready completed so i have no chances of changing any component.
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April 7, 2014 6:14:50 PM

Well, I would not buy it. It is a monumental waste of money.

This computer is set up as a rendering and encoding workstation, not a gaming computer.

The 32gb RAM is stupid and will be out of date before games can even use half of it.

The CPU too will be antiquated before you can use it to its full potential.

The GPu, while powerful, is already almost 2 years old and a generation old.
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April 7, 2014 6:19:43 PM

tiny, you know how it feels when you buy a new rig?
When you're excited about your new pc?
Well you just killed that for OP:p 
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April 7, 2014 6:21:53 PM

I'm not killing anything for anyone. Just being a realist and letting OP know that it is a waste of money and a MUCH MUCH better PREBUILT could have been had for the money. But, he said he already knows this.
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April 8, 2014 6:57:19 AM

tiny what you wrote just made me think that this pc is worthless, but you know its kinda hard for me to go into a brand new powerfull pc build straitgh from a weak laptop. Here in norway Pc Components are very expensive and this build is like a miracle here is norway and its really cheap...
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April 8, 2014 7:05:05 AM

You are fine op. If you can try selling half your ram and upgrading your graphics card, until you do that you'll be able to play any game at high settings. Tiny didn't mean it.
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April 8, 2014 7:13:41 AM

I never meant to make you feel like the system is worthless. It is a good system, it is just not set up as a gaming build. It will game perfectly well, the parts are just unbalanced for gaming. That is all. You will definitely be happy with it.

I agree with selling half the RAM for sure. The CPU/RAM is really where the overkill and waste of money comments come from.
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