Need help on choosing the right pair (CPU and GPU) Tags: GPUs CPUs Components Last response: July 29, 2014 3:11 AM in Components Share anewgamer July 29, 2014 2:30:16 AM So I am stuck picking between an FX-6300 w/ an R9 280x or an FX-8350 w/ an R9 270x. Can someone please help me out? Note: This is all going onto a Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 with 8 GB ram at 1600Mhz More about : choosing pair cpu gpu Reply to anewgamer Danbuscus25 a c 101 à CPUs July 29, 2014 2:30:54 AM get the 6300, a nice mobo/cpu cooler to overclock, and an R9 280. Reply to Danbuscus25 m 1 l noob222 a b à CPUs July 29, 2014 3:11:53 AM I agree go with the 6300 it has plenty of compute performance for gaming and other cpu intensive task, and you will really appreciate the 280 more than the 270. Reply to noob222 m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources Need help choosing a GPU/Power supply ($500 budget for the pair) Forum SolvedNeed Help Choosing the right GPU!!! Forum SolvedI Need help in choosing the right GPU Forum Need help choosing right CPU and Motherboard - Medium Budget (£200-300) Forum SolvedNeed help choosing the right CPU Forum SolvedBudget build Computer for Media/light gaming. Need help Choosing GPU and CPU!! Forum Need help on choosing the right GPU Forum I'm building a new PC and need help by choosing the right CPU, memory and SSD Forum Need help choosing right Memory for MoBo/CPU Forum Need Help choosing the right GPU. Forum SolvedChoosing right GPU for right CPU , confused bottle necking issues Forum SolvedNeed help choosing cpu +gpu Forum Choosing the right CPU and Z77 Motherboard (Gaming)! NEED HELP Forum Need Help Choosing a Motherboard that is 60-80 dollars using AMD fx-8350 CPU and R9 280 GPU Forum Need help choosing the right SSD for my CPU. Forum Need help choosing CPU cooler/gpu Forum SolvedHow to choose the best GPU to pair it with existing CPU Forum Need help choosing the right i7 cpu Forum SolvedNeed help on choosing the right budget UPS/AVR Forum SolvedNeed help choosing right gaming mobo! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !