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What do you think about the PC im gonna build? Suggestions?

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May 27, 2014 5:57:26 AM

PC BUILD The only difference is that the powersupply is 630 W semi-modular and the case is the old Cobra not the Z. Do you have any suggestions or should I order ?
May 27, 2014 6:25:30 AM

That's a poor CPU for gaming. You can get better overall quality and better performance going this route:

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CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($118.49 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Xigmatek Dark Knight II SD1283 89.5 CFM CPU Cooler ($43.26 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: A-Data XPG V2 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Hitachi Ultrastar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.00 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB ACX Video Card ($249.95 @ Amazon)
Case: Raidmax Cobra Z ATX Mid Tower Case ($103.74 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($60.74 @ Amazon)
Total: $785.16
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-27 09:24 EDT-0400)

The FM2 platform doesn't have very good CPU performance, and you'll see bottlenecks in games like BF4 due to poor CPU performance. You could even upgrade the GPU to a better graphics card if you spent less on the case, but I kept that case since you probably like the looks lol
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May 27, 2014 6:28:07 AM

The RAM in the original build is good if using an APU, but overkill with a dedicated CPU+GPU. Low latency DDR3 1600 or 1866 RAM would be fine for gaming.

Something like the build above would be a better choice.
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May 27, 2014 7:33:19 AM

Im from Bulgaria and not all parts can be found here ! The cooler is Very good but i cant find it anywhere :D  The ram i forgot to change since i was thinking of buying a10-7850k. The price difference between the 2400 amd and 1600 corsair is 10$ .The 760 is 100$ more atleast here. I will stick to the SSHD becouse it is 30$ more but in performance it is closer to a SSD. So with your build I add 30 $ to the Cpu and about 30 $ on the motherboard becouse they are more expencive but have less features. No usb 3 header in 85$ board ??(and for some reason they are mostly blue :D  i need green or black ) .
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May 27, 2014 7:43:36 AM

Also I am not a hardcore gamer. I mostly play LoL and WoW. But i want to be able to play Thief ,Gta V, and assassin creed etc. on atleast very high if not ultra. I need 40-50 fps or more :D  So yeah. My budget is 800- 900$ but the prices here are little different.
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May 27, 2014 7:45:59 AM

Gotcha. I would definitely recommend the CPU upgrade to the FX series, it'll definitely be noticeable. In games like WoW and LoL, you will definitely see better performance with better CPU performance.

The Gigabyte board I listed above is black/dark grey and has a USB 3.0 header...
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May 27, 2014 8:06:00 AM

I found a good board for 110$. Sadly the 6300 is not overclockable. Do i need such a great cooler for it. Can i go with a low profile one. And if the ram has no difference in price should I go with the highest speed posible ?
2 Option is to start with the 760k and then upgrade to a 7850k I belive it is a great upgrade !! Also this way i will see if the 760k suits me or if i experience fps drops. I do have the money for a better graphics card but i dont want waste all of my money :D  (1100$) The r9 270x is great and i belive i can sell it and buy a better after a month or 2.
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May 27, 2014 8:11:33 AM

The 6300 certainly is overclockable. A different CPU cooler isn't necessary for running stock, but the regular cooler included with the CPUs from AMD are pretty bad and very loud lol

With the RAM, you want to make sure it has good timings as well, but generally yes, if faster RAM is the same price, might as well go with that lol

The 760k and 7850k are the same CPU, so you would see no performance difference, and it would be a huge waste of money. Definitely Definitely get the FX series over the Athlon series. General computing will be better, gaming will be better, browsing will be better, etc.
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May 27, 2014 8:19:06 AM

Tnx for the quick response! I forgot Fx series didnt have k After :D  I will go with the 6300 and the r9 270x and see how the pc performs. Then i will decide if i want a better Videocard. Have a nice day!
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May 27, 2014 8:24:08 AM

The 6300 + 270x is the perfect price/performance right now, you should definitely be happy with what you get performance-wise :) 

Enjoy it!
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