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Hey Guys I was just hoping to get some thoughts on this gaming build before I buy it.Thanks!

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Sniperico/saved/DG848d
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  1. Best answer
    It's good but there's a couple things is change.
    1) Change CPU to a fx 6300, you can easily oc the 6300 to 6350 speeds. If you're not OCing get rid of the cooler.
    2) Consider a better mobo, the gigabyte 970a ud3p, best 970 mobo out there IMO, even better than some 990fx mobos.
    3) Change your GPU, you should be getting a gtx 760 or a r9 280 instead
    4) Your RAM. Aim for dual channel so either 2x8 or 2x16, you could go 3x4 but... meh
    Anyways other than that it's good but, I'd suggest making the changes I listed.
  2. For 15 more bucks I was able to get you something much better and would run anything at 1080p
    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/v7g7GX
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/v7g7GX/by_merchant/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($234.99 @ NCIX US)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: ASRock H97 PRO4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($89.66 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($77.99 @ Micro Center)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Dual-X Video Card ($259.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
    Monitor: Asus VN247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($166.47 @ Amazon)
    Total: $1099.02
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available

    Link : http://pcpartpicker.com/user/TopLuca/saved/Y47p99
  3. Here's my suggestion: This is a decent build that you could consider if you want to go with an overclocking build. It's around the same performance as an i5 build, but sacrifices on the single theaded performance for multithreaded performance. If you're not just gaming, but are going to be video editing/3d rendering/heavier photoshipping and what not, then this build would do slightly better.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($149.98 @ OutletPC)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Team Vulcan 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($68.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Sandisk Ultra Plus 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Dual-X Video Card ($269.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.00 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
    Monitor: Asus VN247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($166.47 @ Amazon)
    Total: $1094.37

    Intel:

    Stronger CPU for gaming. If you're just gaming, this build would do better than the AMD one.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock H97M PRO4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($86.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Team Vulcan 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($68.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Sandisk Ultra Plus 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Dual-X Video Card ($269.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.00 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
    Monitor: Asus VN247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($166.47 @ Amazon)
    Total: $1091.37
  4. I would personally shy away from the AMD FX processor since they have shifted their focus to APUs and do not have any clear plans to upgrade their FX line on their current road map. If you go with a Haswell CPU and a Z97 Mobo you will have the option of upgrading to the forth-coming Broadwell in the future. It might not be something that you are planning on doing now, but in my book having options in the future is better than dumping a boat-load of cash into a dead-end.
  5. Upgrade paths are meaningless. If you're buying a PC, you're most likely going to keep that system until you're ready for a full system upgrade. As long as the PCIe slot is compatible with future upgrades and you have a good PSU, you'll have plenty of upgrade-ability in your system.
  6. DroneDroneDrone said:
    It's good but there's a couple things is change.
    1) Change CPU to a fx 6300, you can easily oc the 6300 to 6350 speeds. If you're not OCing get rid of the cooler.
    2) Consider a better mobo, the gigabyte 970a ud3p, best 970 mobo out there IMO, even better than some 990fx mobos.
    3) Change your GPU, you should be getting a gtx 760 or a r9 280 instead
    4) Your RAM. Aim for dual channel so either 2x8 or 2x16, you could go 3x4 but... meh
    Anyways other than that it's good but, I'd suggest making the changes I listed.


    How Does This Look? http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Sniperico/saved/DG848d
  7. That looks great :) On the part picker it says that the cooler is $84.99. For $5 you could get a H100i. And you could also save money by getting an air cooler such as the hyper 212 evo instead
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