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What you think to this (Mid - Highend) Build

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May 14, 2012 2:47:40 AM

Just thought i'd post a new build im going to get this week. please leave some feedback, I want it to run Battlefield 3, Crysis, Crysis 2 and other resource hungry games.

CPU: AMD Bulldozer FX-4100 3.6GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) - (Planning on upgrading to a FX-8150)

Motherboard: ASUS Crossair V Formula

Memory (Random Access Memory): Corsair Vengeance 2x4GB (8GB) 2400MHz - (Currently Own)

Graphics Cards: EVGA 580GTX (3GB Edition) - (Currently Own)

Primary HDD (Boot Up and Applications): OCZ Vertex 3 120GB - (Currently Own)

HDD 1: WD Black Cavier 2TB 64MB Cache - (Currently Own)

HDD 2: WD Black Cavier 2TB 64MB Cache - (Currently Own)

HDD 3: WD Black Cavier 2TB 64MB Cache - (Currently Own)

HDD 4: WD Black Cavier 2TB 64MB Cache - (Currently Own)

Since im on a low budget since i've left my work place because theres no more work until christmas and I really need a Gaming PC badly, since my old Motherboard & CPU busted.

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May 14, 2012 2:56:50 AM

The FX-4100 will handicap your videocard
May 14, 2012 3:11:13 AM

No matter what, do not get AMD FX. They will ruin your system even with your GTX 580. Get an i3-2100/i5-3570K with a Z77 motherboard.
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May 14, 2012 9:45:28 AM

fpoon said:
No matter what, do not get AMD FX. They will ruin your system even with your GTX 580. Get an i3-2100/i5-3570K with a Z77 motherboard.


Thanks for the feedback, i've recently decided to go with Intel i5 2500K and Asus Maximus V Gene.
May 14, 2012 11:11:01 PM

If you have $40 more, the i5-2550K is better, because it comes with no Integrated Graphics and overclocks better.
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