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Yay or Nay on this Build?
Aug 26, 2012, 3:43 PM
This is my build, if you see something you don't like, suggest something. Please remember I am a completely fresh into this, so keep the tech talk to a minamum, or translate. Thank you.
BTW this build is for gaming, internet. $1600 or below. Purchase timing of around Christmas.
(Motherboard) Gigabyte Intel Z77 LGA 1155 AMD CrossFireX/NVIDIA SLI Dual LAN Dual UEFI BIOS ATX
(graphics card) Diamond AMD Radeon HD 7970 3gb
(Power supply) 650watt corsair Bronze
(Processor) Intel Core i5-3570K Quad-Core Processor 3.4 GHz 4 Core LGA 1155
(Ram) Corsair vengence 4x4gb pack
(Memory) Seagate 1.5tb 7200 rpm 3gb/s 32MB Cache
(DVD) Asus 24xDVD-RW Serial ATA Internal OEM Drive
(Case) NZXT Crafted Series ATX Full Tower Steel Chassis
Aug 26, 2012
Aug 26, 2012, 3:55 PM
Looks good. Maybe add an SSD as the OS drive, and get a 750 watt PSU in case you plan on doing crossfire later.
Aug 26, 2012, 3:59 PM
Ok. so 750watts instead of the 650, and SSD in the mix.
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Aug 26, 2012, 4:13 PM
this suits you better for your usage
if you want me to, i can make it about 100 dollars cheaper by using a smaller cooler, a slightly downgraded motherboard, and a cheaper case. they both still perform the same
Aug 26, 2012, 4:14 PM
you only need 8gb of ram not 16gb
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