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[New Build] Got 2 build need 1 winner

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December 28, 2011 6:52:47 PM

Hi there,

I got 2 system setup I must choose:

First build:

-CPU: AMD PHENOM 560 BLACK EDITION QUAD CORE UNLOCKED 3.2 GHZ

- COOLER MASTER HYPER 212+

-MEMORY: MUSHKIN 8GB DDR3 FREQUENCE 1333MHZ

-Hard drive: SSD 60GB OCZ VERTEX SOLID 3

-Hard drive 2: HDD SEAGATE 500GB SATA II

-mother board: ASUS M4N68T-M V2 avec CORE UNLOCK

-Graphic card: ZOTAC GEFORCE 250GTS 1GB DDR3 256 bit HDMI

-Box THERMALTAKE with 2 Cooler of 120mm

-POWER SUPPLY: OCZ MODULAR 80+ 500W

-SOUND 5.1 HD

the price I got is 620$


Second build

INTEL CORE i7 599$
box Deluxe 485Watts
mother board ASUS (Garantie 3 ans)
INTEL CORE i7 2600 8x3.8GHz TURBO
Memory 4Go DDR3-1333 Kingston (8Go :+29$)
Hard drive 500Go SATA-3 Western Digital (1000Go :+39$)
DVD burner +/- 24x LG Double-couche
video card INTEL GRAPHICS HD2000 1Go
sound card 7.1 HD Surround
the price I got is 599$



Which one will be the better for the gaming and will be reliable?

Thanks!

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December 28, 2011 7:29:42 PM

any opinion? I would like to buy the computer today let me know what you think is the best
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December 28, 2011 7:42:29 PM

neither are very good. i wouldnt buy either one for gaming. the gpu of the first build is crap and the gpu in the second is an integrated card and it is crap to for gaming
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a b B Homebuilt system
December 28, 2011 8:04:32 PM

Unfortunately, I must agree with cbrunnem neither build would perform very well in it's intended purpose. Perhaps you could give us the your budget and we could suggest a build for you?
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December 28, 2011 8:07:25 PM

Ok thanks for the answer! My budget is around 600$! I dont have much knowledges in homebuilding!

Thanks again!
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a b B Homebuilt system
December 28, 2011 8:28:37 PM

Chassis:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HSF:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SSD:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

After rebates the final cost comes out less than six hundred and forty USD.

The SSD is a moderately high capacity unit which should hold the OS and several other programs and should suite you until the price of desktop HDDs come back down to earth.

With the revisions made you will also receive a twenty USD gift-card from newegg with the purchase of the CPU.

Hope I was able to help!
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December 28, 2011 8:37:11 PM

Ok and with the package i will get a more performing computer than the setup i showed you? And also what's the rebate? Is it a special discount i get on the website?
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December 28, 2011 8:38:18 PM

And for the assembly is it very difficult?
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a b B Homebuilt system
December 28, 2011 8:41:57 PM

simonsauve said:
Ok and with the package i will get a more performing computer than the setup i showed you? And also what's the rebate? Is it a special discount i get on the website?


Indeed, the suggested build would likely serve you much better for gaming.

The rebates are mail-in rebates, they provide you with a form to mail to a certain address. After the rebate has been completed you will be reimbursed the amount promised on the rebate card.
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December 28, 2011 8:58:00 PM

ok well thanks i think i'll with the built you suggest. And about the graphic card is it a good think to take a better graphic card or there will not beajpr difference?
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a b B Homebuilt system
December 28, 2011 9:21:00 PM

I was able to get the cost of the build down to six hundred and forty USD after rebates. With the money saved you should be able to choose a better GPU should you so desire.

The suggested build has been edited to reflect these changes.
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December 28, 2011 9:28:38 PM

Ok thanks again will do some research on hardware before to set my final build. I will keep update about price
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December 28, 2011 9:43:49 PM




you can not add. that adds up to 755.

original poster i would strongly recommend dropping the SSD and the hsf. neither one adds to the gaming performance.

replace the case and motherboard with these as they will not affect performance either.

motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

and replace the gpu with this one
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

difference between the two gpus
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/290?vs=296

as you can see the 6870 is much better and within budget.
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a b B Homebuilt system
December 28, 2011 9:49:55 PM

I realized that I miscalculated and made the proper revisions in the original post several moments ago, mate.
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December 28, 2011 10:19:50 PM

the 5770 is not a good gaming graphics card. you can build an intel build with the parts i suggested and the rest being what doomsword suggested and have a better system then anything thats been mentioned so far hands down no contest.
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December 28, 2011 10:31:23 PM

Ok i'll go woth cbrunnem suggestion and Doomsword89 list! Looks to be a very good combo!
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a b B Homebuilt system
December 28, 2011 10:43:53 PM

Indeed it does, good luck and happy computing!
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December 28, 2011 11:00:34 PM

Dammit I thought you already had 2 systems and were giving away one of them. Anyways, take a look at the Toms Hardware $600 marathon system build.
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a c 136 B Homebuilt system
December 28, 2011 11:03:46 PM

For $600 build go to the Toms home page and read the article about the $600 system builder marathon machine
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December 29, 2011 12:18:28 AM

alright thanks I'm going to take a look at the page you mentionned but anyways these two guys here gave me a very good set up that I will probably take!

Thanks again guys very appreciate!
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December 29, 2011 12:46:14 AM

if that build has an amd cpu modify it or save more money
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December 29, 2011 1:27:34 AM

What would you suggest instead of the amd cpu? the Intel Core i5-2400?
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December 29, 2011 1:52:42 AM

atleast that cpu
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