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Is this config is good for Gaming and Development both?

Dear all,
I recently want to buy a computer system. I am a software developer so i have to work with different IDEs like VS 2012, Eclipse, Android Development tools etc. I also want to play games on my PC. So i have build the below configuration for my PC so that it can give me good experience for both Gaming and Development. Please suggest me if all is right, Otherwise advise me with if any cons of this system..


Processor	 AMD FX 8350
Motherboard	 Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 Motherboard
RAM	 	G.Skill RipjawsX DDR3 4 GB 1600 MHz
GPU	 	ZOTAC NVIDIA GeForce GTX660 2GB 2 GB
HDD	 	Seagate Barracuda 1 TB  (ST1000DM003)
SSD	 	Transcend TS128GSSD340 128 GB
DVD-RW	 	LG GH24NS95/GH24NSB0
Cabinate	Cooler Master K380 CPU Cabinet
PSU	 	Corsair VS650 650 Watt PSU
Keyboard	Circle Ballistic Gaming Keyboard USB 2.0
Mouse	 	Logitech Gaming Mouse G300
Monitor	 	Dell S2240L 21.5 inch LED Monitor


Budget Limit : 60000 INR
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  1. I would consider maybe getting an fx8320 over the 8350 if possible and putting that money into a 990fx board if budget allows.

    I would also maybe consider getting a WD hard drive over the seagate if the price is the same for the same amount of space.

    But in regards to functionality, it should be fine.
  2. Best answer
    you can make some changes in your gaming rig like,
    8GB ram instead of 4GB, I prefer Corsair Vengence 4GB x 2 @ 1600Mhz.
    do not buy a ram less than 1600mhz, it will bottleneck your system.
    you can buy a new R9 270x rather than GTX 660,
    R9 270x is much better, if it goes over your budget then you can either go for HD 7870 which is also better than GTX 660 at almost same price.
    and 650W psu will be overkill, also VS series is entry level psus
    you can go for CX500 which will be a better choice for your rig.
    and how about Cooler master K280 with dual usb3 ? or k281.
  3. GhosT_Hv said:
    you can make some changes in your gaming rig like,
    8GB ram instead of 4GB, I prefer Corsair Vengence 4GB x 2 @ 1600Mhz.
    do not buy a ram less than 1600mhz, it will bottleneck your system.
    you can buy a new R9 270x rather than GTX 660,
    R9 270x is much better, if it goes over your budget then you can either go for HD 7870 which is also better than GTX 660 at almost same price.
    and 650W psu will be overkill, also VS series is entry level psus
    you can go for CX500 which will be a better choice for your rig.
    and how about Cooler master K280 with dual usb3 ? or k281.


    Will i choose MSI AMD R9 270 Gaming 2 GB GDDR5 Graphics Card ? is it better from GTX 660
  4. the 270 is better than the gtx660.
  5. Calnin said:
    I would consider maybe getting an fx8320 over the 8350 if possible and putting that money into a 990fx board if budget allows.

    I would also maybe consider getting a WD hard drive over the seagate if the price is the same for the same amount of space.

    But in regards to functionality, it should be fine.


    Thank you as you say i downgrade my processor to fx8320 becoz it also give me the same. So will i choose ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Killer Motherboard?
  6. kingsonprisonic said:
    GhosT_Hv said:
    you can make some changes in your gaming rig like,
    8GB ram instead of 4GB, I prefer Corsair Vengence 4GB x 2 @ 1600Mhz.
    do not buy a ram less than 1600mhz, it will bottleneck your system.
    you can buy a new R9 270x rather than GTX 660,
    R9 270x is much better, if it goes over your budget then you can either go for HD 7870 which is also better than GTX 660 at almost same price.
    and 650W psu will be overkill, also VS series is entry level psus
    you can go for CX500 which will be a better choice for your rig.
    and how about Cooler master K280 with dual usb3 ? or k281.


    Will i choose MSI AMD R9 270 Gaming 2 GB GDDR5 Graphics Card ? is it better from GTX 660


    MSI AMD R9 270 is still better than GTX 660 but you'll get a MSI R9 270x by adding few bucks in your budget which is better than r9 270 and gtx 660 both,
    and as calnin said,
    You should get a FX-8320 rather than fx-8350 because 8350 is just a overclocked 8320,
    you'll save your money there.
  7. The down grade isn't much of a down grade. The 8320 is just a lower clocked 8350. Getting the 990fx motherboard will let you overclock it to an overclocked 8350 almost.
  8. Thank you all for your great support. So i cange my
    Config with the below changes..

    Processor AMD 3.5 GHz AM3+ FX 8320 8 Core Piledriver Processor
    Motherboard ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Killer Motherboard
    GPU Sapphire AMD/ATI Radeon R9 270X with Boost OC 2 GB
    HDD WD Caviar Green 1 TB Desktop Internal Hard Drive
    PSU Corsair SMPS CX500 500 Watts PSU

    Will i have to change any other thing like SSD or RAM ?
  9. Corsair Vengeance 2x4GB DDR3 @ 1600MHz will do fine.
  10. I'd probably change the PSU to a 550w bronze rating if its around the same price range. Maybe by XFX or Antec or maybe a 600w Corsair. But that's just a minor thing with my preference. This you can ignore if you want. I think you should be fine with a 500w.
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