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May 27, 2012 1:32:39 AM

ok everyone i built a rig on cyperpower for gaming and for my computer animation classes. i just want to know if everything looks alright and will work together..i also want to know if i switch the cpu for the fx 8150 and the gpu to the 7850 if itll be better for my needs? so here are the specs.


Case- Thermaltake 10gts midtower
CPU- i7 3770k
GPU- AMD Radeon HD 6950 2gb
MOBO- Gigabyte GA-z77-DH3
Cooling- Asetek 510LC liquid cooling 120mm radiator and fan push pull upgrade
HDD- 1TB 7200RPM
PSU- Thermaltake 650w TR2 RX modular 80 plus\

no overclocking ill do it myself.
a b 4 Gaming
May 27, 2012 1:57:23 AM

Its OK : )

I would just not get the PSU.
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May 27, 2012 2:29:09 AM

id like to keep all the items from cyberpower just cause im not 100% on what to do what brand would you recommend?
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May 27, 2012 2:31:36 AM

and would i regret switching to the fx-8150...its not a strictly gaming comp ill be doing a lot of rendering as well. and the 7850 compared to the 6950 is the extra money worth it.
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a b 4 Gaming
May 27, 2012 2:39:56 AM

studdmufin89 said:
id like toThermaltake 650w keep all the items from cyberpower just cause im not 100% on what to do what brand would you recommend?

It will work fine that PSU- Thermaltake 650w TR2 RX modular 80 plus.

It just when there is a good deal, its added to your options : )
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a b 4 Gaming
May 27, 2012 2:41:40 AM

studdmufin89 said:
and would i regret switching to the fx-8150...its not a strictly gaming comp ill be doing a lot of rendering as well. and the 7850 compared to the 6950 is the extra money worth it.


Check this, and u will see, that it would be a few steps back : )

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/434?vs=551
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May 27, 2012 2:48:38 AM

hmmm...thats tough the gaming it was a bit worse but on blender and 3ds max programs ill be using for school...as well as maya...it ran better

Edit: im dumb i read it again and saw lower is better haha.
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a b 4 Gaming
May 27, 2012 2:58:47 AM

: ))
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May 27, 2012 3:04:55 AM

thanks for the help hopefully ill be ordering this computer on tuesday...i ran into some money issues so it wont be the power house i originally was gunna purchase but im still happy.
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a b 4 Gaming
May 27, 2012 3:16:55 AM

Cool!
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