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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2013 5:31:02 PM

So i just upgraded my computer to z77-extrem6 and a i5-3570k, i have my fx-8120 and GA-970A-UD3 just lieing on my counter, so i decided to help my friend out and go ahead and build him a comptuer, he is giving me 300 dollars so i just quickly put this build together...
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/y1t6
if you have any ideas on what i can do to make it better then please do tell

also can this game run bf3 at medium settings atleast above 30fps?

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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2013 5:54:11 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($35.57 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Galaxy GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB Video Card ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 370 ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $295.52
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-19 14:53 EST-0500)

Better HDD and better PSU.
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2013 6:11:41 PM

he is not going to I asked him to so that i could get a 7850 for him but nope, also i don't think he need more than 500gb he can always add more as well


Tiny voices,
nice I like it though i think i will keep my case from before because it has a side panel(he cares about that) and will the 650 ti perform how much better than the 7770?
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2013 6:28:50 PM

do you also know if it can overclock well? I am going to overclock the system as far as possible for him(hints why i had the hyper 212evo before)
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2013 6:36:23 PM

You won't need to overclock the CPU at all. It will not affect gaming performance really at all. Its a powerful CPU and will be fine with whatever you throw at it. The GPU will overclock decent. The MSI one i posted is known to overclock very well.
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2013 7:42:45 PM

ok cool, I will look at that but by the way the 8120 cant take anything you throw at it, it was bottlenecking the HELL out of my 670 like 40% though it could have been throttling even though i never got a temp higher than 60 i dont know
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2013 7:55:57 PM

I thought it was a 8350. my bad. If you want to overclock it go for it. It will not bottleneck a 650ti however.
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 19, 2013 8:10:13 PM

yeah i know that much but i just think it will increase the fps though
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