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Can this pc run Skyrim?

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December 2, 2012 10:02:50 PM

Specifications:
- Power Supply: PC Power & Cooling 600w PSU
- CPU: AMD Bulldozer FX-6100 3.30GHz overclocked to 4.00GHz
- Motherboard: AMD 990FX (Socket AM3) PCI-Express DDR3 Motherboard
- Cooler: NZXT Havik 120 CPU Cooler
- RAM: Patriot Viper 3 "Red Venom" 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz C9
- Graphics Card: Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 7770 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express

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December 2, 2012 10:24:22 PM

It should, assuming a single 1080p monitor or lower. Even if you had a 1600p monitor, it would play it, just not at maxed settings. Your system may not be best for playing at maxed settings, but you should be able to handle at least medium to high settings.
December 2, 2012 10:30:16 PM

It should play it on high at 1920 x1080 or below. If you have not bought anything yet you could do much better for a similar price
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December 2, 2012 10:59:38 PM

simon12 said:
It should play it on high at 1920 x1080 or below. If you have not bought anything yet you could do much better for a similar price


Nope I havn't bought anything yet, what do you suggest?
December 3, 2012 12:09:03 AM

Intel CPU and a power supply that won't explode is a good bet. Also spend much more on the graphics card then the CPU ie a Pentiun G series with a 7850 is better for gaming and should play skyrim maxed @ 1920 x 1080.
December 11, 2012 10:54:26 AM

Of course it can(answer to ur question xD)
December 11, 2012 11:15:00 AM

@simon12:

PC Power&Cooling is actually a decent PSU brand. It depends which exact unit it has.

I agree on Intel part.

@OP: What is your budget? I'll try finding something suitable for it.
December 11, 2012 3:58:18 PM

Sunius said:
@simon12:

PC Power&Cooling is actually a decent PSU brand. It depends which exact unit it has.

I agree on Intel part.

@OP: What is your budget? I'll try finding something suitable for it.



My budget in total is around £650
December 11, 2012 4:15:27 PM

That's pretty high budget; you can get a much much better rig for that much. This one will max skyrim out:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor (£144.00 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: MSI B75MA-P45 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£45.30 @ Scan.co.uk)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£33.95 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£53.60 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (£215.99 @ Dabs)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£44.93 @ CCL Computers)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply (£47.99 @ Novatech)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£72.61 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £658.37
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-11 18:15 GMT+0000)
December 11, 2012 6:24:41 PM

Sunius said:
That's pretty high budget; you can get a much much better rig for that much. This one will max skyrim out:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor (£144.00 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: MSI B75MA-P45 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£45.30 @ Scan.co.uk)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£33.95 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£53.60 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (£215.99 @ Dabs)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£44.93 @ CCL Computers)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply (£47.99 @ Novatech)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£72.61 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £658.37
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-11 18:15 GMT+0000)


Thanks a lot man I'll be sure to check these parts out.
December 13, 2012 2:10:29 PM

Ceipheus said:
Specifications:
- Power Supply: PC Power & Cooling 600w PSU
- CPU: AMD Bulldozer FX-6100 3.30GHz overclocked to 4.00GHz
- Motherboard: AMD 990FX (Socket AM3) PCI-Express DDR3 Motherboard
- Cooler: NZXT Havik 120 CPU Cooler
- RAM: Patriot Viper 3 "Red Venom" 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz C9
- Graphics Card: Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 7770 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express


It will easily BUT Instead of a 990FX mobo get a 970FX And use the spare money for a better CPU (FX-8350) and a better video card if you can afford it (7870 or 7850).

There is no much difference between the 990 and 970 mobos unless you are thinking of doing crossfire....

I have the FX8350 and Video card 7870 with an Asus 970X mobo and I can play skyrim and other games MAXED OUT.

I do agree that the money spent is too high for yours....I spend less than $700 building my system.....
Do not focus much on High priced motherboards......As I said a better CPU and better Video card will go much further in terms of gaming....

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