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Gaming PC Build, better MB?
Mar 17, 2011, 3:00 PM
So I have the following build lined up to buy but still have a little more cash about.
I'm wondering what I should spend it on? Should I get something like a SSHD or just get a better MB?
Here is the Build Plan atm (Not yet perchesed):
ASUS Sabertooth TUF
Intel i7 950
MSI GTX 580
Samsung Spinpoint 1T
XFX PI 850S NLB9
This totals at around £987 from the sites I've found,
I have around £120+ more I can spend on it so far..
So for a decent Gaming PC, what should I look at making better?
I have some RAM (8Gb over 4 strips of 2Gb, 2 different brands however) and a basic LG disk reader and Windows 7 Pro (64)
Keeping in mind that I want to be able to upgrade on this if needs be for a few years at the least.
Thanks so much for your help so far!
Mar 17, 2011
Mar 17, 2011, 5:46 PM
Get a SSD for boot.
Mar 17, 2011, 6:00 PM
IMHO GTX 580 is overpriced...go crossfire 6950 2gb for 20-40 more and get significantly more performance. You wont need to update your graphics for 2-3 years.
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