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Going to build a pc for gaming, is this good for its price?

Last response: in Systems
November 7, 2012 10:38:30 AM

Hi guys!

As the title already said, im going to make my own gaming pc. However im wondering if this build is put together well.

RAM: Corsair Vengeance LP 1600Mhz
Motherboard: GA-970A-UD3
Screen: AOC e2350Swda
Case: Tempest 410
Harddrive: Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003
CPU: AMD FX-8350
GPU: Radeon HD 7950
Cpu cooler: Scythe Mugen 3
PSU: Corsair CX750 V3
DVD: Sony AD-7280S-0B 24x
Case Fans: 6x 120mm Inter-Tech R-120-B
Fan Controller: NesteQ NFS2108S FanMax

So these are the components, what i'd like to add is...
- i will overclock whenever the games i play wont reach 50 fps (cpu and gpu) but that's not neccesary right now (maybe in 2-3 years)
- i know the psu only has 40 amps, but im never going to sli/Xfire because 1 vid card every 3 years is (i think) less expensive than sli/Xfire, but is this a good psu to game with?
- i'm getting a 750W psu because the power consumption (with overclocking) is about 585 watt -> 600/750 = 80% so it runs at 80%
- Is the monitor efficient for gaming?
- Is there a better intel solution for the same/a cheaper price? i was thinking about the 3570k but a 1155 socket mobo which is equivalent in features (and power phases) is about 80 euros more expensive than an amd mobo and a cheaper psu wont compensate because it's already a cheap corsair psu. also, the 3570k is 20 euros more expensive here in europe.
- I chose amd because i have a feeling games will be using more cores/threads in a year or 2.

Ill buy this rig today or tomorrow from

Thanks in advance,

November 7, 2012 3:18:32 PM

shortened version -> is this a good rig or are there better options for 1030 euros?
November 7, 2012 3:39:15 PM

Get the 3570k
November 7, 2012 3:51:14 PM

Guys, please?
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