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Hey guys i was wondering if ya could help me im building a new comp and i need advice im think to with an i3 3220 iv cpu 4g ram nzxt gamma case and my two questions are i know that in march intel is gonna release the new haswell chip and i was wondering is it worth buying a 100 dollar mobo or worth buying a cheap one and upgrade to haswell in the future? and what kinda future proof power supply do i need i 500w enough or 600w but there expensive im trying to go with an 7850 or 7870 radeon card? can i get some help...
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  1. The Haswell will use a different socket
  2. -futureproofing is impossible
    -intel releases a new socket now every 2 years
    -1155 is at its end.
    -haswell will be on 1150
    -no its not worth it. get a pc when you need one. waiting for the next would just start a new cycle
    -get a good 550w such as one from xfx. 52.99 after MIR at us.ncix
    -get a video card that suits your needs. i usually recommend a asus 7870 since its 222 something at us.ncix after a MIR right now.


    in the end, get a pc when you need one. also please use the build template so that we can help out with configuring the PC
  3. Future proofing is stoopid (lolz)
    ima git dis cuz diz oder ting comz 0ut 1n da fuTur3

    pointless if you can get something good now but change it in the future and not get a big performance boost
  4. Approximate Purchase Date: Soon

    Budget Range: 400-600

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming and video editing

    Are you buying a monitor: no


    Parts to Upgrade: CPU, GPU, Mobo, Ram, power supply

    Do you need to buy OS: no

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Any

    Location: New york

    Parts Preferences: Any

    Overclocking: no

    SLI or Crossfire: no

    Your Monitor Resolution: 1400x900 getting a new monitor christmas

    Ok so what PSU should i get i mean 500w cm psu is 40$ amazon and yes i know that intel gonna use the 1150 socket with haswell but my other question so i buy a cheaper or more expensive motherboard with the current 1155 socket and yes i need the computer i am a competitive cod gamer for 5 yrs now and i am in TWL so for black ops 2 i wont be able it run currently and i cant miss out on the season and i will play bf3 skyrim and many other to come
  5. COD. sigh. same game every year

    yes you should buy a cheaper motherboard. your budget is low
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/nvM2
  6. TheBigTroll said:
    COD. sigh. same game every year

    yes you should buy a cheaper motherboard. your budget is low
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/nvM2


    sorry ok whats the difference between i3 2120 and the iv 3220 and i dnt need and optical drive case or hd
  7. TheBigTroll said:
    COD. sigh. same game every year

    yes you should buy a cheaper motherboard. your budget is low
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/nvM2


    1600 MHz RAM with 2120 LULZ
  8. the 3220 uses less power, has native usb3, and pci-e 3. not quite worth 20 bucks for -5% more performance. if you dont need the case, optical drive, and the hard drive, id spend the money on getting a i5. the 2 extra cores help in multi-player bf3

    http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=75434&vpn=BX80637I53330&manufacture=Intel
  9. wait pc part pciker tells me i need a usb 3 case with a usb 3 mobo whats the cheapest usb 3 case or do i really need a usb 3 case?
  10. the 200R from what i know has usb3.
  11. but whats the (cheapest)
  12. antec one but the GPU might not fit. dont want to risk it. its 7 bucks cheaper

    anything lower than a antec one sucks
  13. how about the Corsair Carbide Series Black 300R ot Antec Three Hundred Two, NZXT Source 210 elite can you check on those please?
  14. yes they are just as good. just costs more and is a tad better.
  15. so the nzxt source eite can fit the card? right
  16. id still get the 200R
  17. why and you dont know anything cheaper but still good?
  18. antec one. might not fit the card though


    and i dont think anything cheaper than a antec one is good
  19. Ok can you check this please.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150604
    ---- It's XFX Radeon 7870 check the dimensions.

    And this http://www.antec.com/product.php?id=704923&fid=4&lan=us
    ---- Check the antec one maximum GPU size support.

    If im correct it can fit right?
  20. it can fit but its going to be a bit tight. cable managing might be a little tough
  21. Well i really cant afford it though so the i3 radeon 7870 8gb ram mobo and 550w psu and antec one case is around $550 is it a good setup?
  22. yeah it will work
  23. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/nL2O
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/nL2O/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/nL2O/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($125.00 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Value 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($34.49 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Microcenter)
    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($174.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($45.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($53.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $596.42
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-14 20:11 EST-0500)
  24. guerrero said:
    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/nL2O
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/nL2O/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/nL2O/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($125.00 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Value 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($34.49 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Microcenter)
    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($174.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($45.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($53.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $596.42
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-14 20:11 EST-0500)


    -cheaper better ram out there
    -better video cards like the 7870
    -the sandy i3s are 20 bucks cheaper. not worth the increase to ivy if you ask me
  25. wait so what should i really go with -.-
  26. kiickz1 said:
    wait so what should i really go with -.-


    have you even given us your budget?????????????
  27. Best answer
    kiickz1 said:
    wait so what should i really go with -.-


    whatever you decided on should be good
  28. guerrero said:
    have you even given us your budget?????????????


    Maybe if you would pay attention and read from the top.
  29. Best answer selected by kiickz1.
  30. TheBigTroll said:
    whatever you decided on should be good


    Anyway thanks for your help.
  31. kiickz1 said:
    Anyway thanks for your help.


    The budget should always be in the thesis of the topic
  32. TheBigTroll said:
    whatever you decided on should be good


    what do you think of this: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/o5A9
  33. you cant overclock with a h77 board. you need a z77 board

    7870 performs better.evga is no beter than any other GPU maker
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/o5F5
  34. TheBigTroll said:
    you cant overclock with a h77 board. you need a z77 board

    7870 performs better.evga is no beter than any other GPU maker
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/o5F5


    ho0w much extra performance is the i5 2500k oc'd gonna give me over the i5 3330? is the money worth it?
  35. they perform more or less the same at stock. just that the i5 3330 uses less power, has pci-e 3 and native usb3
  36. TheBigTroll said:
    they perform more or less the same at stock. just that the i5 3330 uses less power, has pci-e 3 and native usb3

    And also can you provide a detailed overclocking guide as i have never overclocked a cpu before neither a gpu thanks.
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