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Building my New Rig. Would Appreciate Comments On Better Parts.

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December 5, 2012 8:11:05 PM

Here it Is:

ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 AM3+ AMD 990FX $189.99
AMD FX-8120 Zambezi 3.1GHz $159.99
Western Digital WD VelociRaptor WD3000HLHX 300GB 10000 RPM 32MB $69.99
XFX Double D FX-785A-CDFC Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 $209.99
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 $79.99

Total $709.95

Would You guys recommend changing any pieces. Or downgrading one to upgrade another. I'm mainly going to use this for gaming and HD movies.

Thank very Much

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December 5, 2012 8:18:08 PM

10000rpm drives are a hoax. they are no faster than a 7200rpm drive. Not worth the money at all.

You don't need more than 8gb RAM for any gaming at all.

If you are planing to game, get the fx6300 and an $80 mobo.

Use the extra money to get a 7870.

Gaming is 90% GPU and 10% CPU
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December 5, 2012 8:34:20 PM

tiny voices said:
10000rpm drives are a hoax. they are no faster than a 7200rpm drive. Not worth the money at all.

You don't need more than 8gb RAM for any gaming at all.

If you are planing to game, get the fx6300 and an $80 mobo.

Use the extra money to get a 7870.

Gaming is 90% GPU and 10% CPU


I'm also a web developer/Graphic Designer so i kinda need the ram for photoshop and stuff. But i see your point on the CPU and the 80 mobo.

What would be The difference in performance if i change the ASUS for this one ASRock FM2A85X Extreme6 FM2 AMD A85X (Hudson D4) HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard and change the 8 core for the 6 core you recommended

I'm very concerned as well for the motherboard durability thats why i choose this one.
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December 5, 2012 8:55:44 PM

no problem.

The 6300 + 7870 will serve you excellently.
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December 5, 2012 9:00:31 PM

Best answer selected by jisgore.
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December 5, 2012 9:01:05 PM

I tweaked and i'm going to get the 7950 instead, Is there a big difference between the 7870 and the 7950?

I also changed the CPU for the one you recommended

I know that for me there will be a huge difference because what i have now is the 6670

Oh BTW will a 1200 power supply Handle all this if i buy 2 of those cards?
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a b À AMD
December 5, 2012 9:02:29 PM

It will handle it fine. You won't need 2 7950's for any real reason for a long time however. One should max any game just fine.
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December 5, 2012 9:09:44 PM

tiny voices said:
It will handle it fine. You won't need 2 7950's for any real reason for a long time however. One should max any game just fine.


So running Far Cry 3 on Optimal settings on this card MSI R7950 Twin Frozr 3GD5/OC Radeon HD 7950 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 @ 2560x1600 and With the current parts that i'm buying would be breeze?
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December 5, 2012 9:11:26 PM

yeah no problem. It should run it without any issue.
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December 5, 2012 9:18:04 PM

tiny voices said:
yeah no problem. It should run it without any issue.


Great thank you for your Help. You are awesome man
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a b À AMD
December 5, 2012 9:23:45 PM

No problem!

Always love to help!
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