Different manufacturers in one gaming pc Tags: Build Gaming Performance Systems Last response: January 24, 2013 7:53 AM in Systems Share souler676 January 23, 2013 12:59:21 PM Hey guys I build a gaming pc recently and I have a question .. Is having different manufacturers for the parts a bad thing ? or dose it effect the performance badly ? More about : manufacturers gaming AMD Radeon a c 327 4 Gaming January 23, 2013 1:04:40 PM 90% in this forum get random parts from different manufacturer. whatever is cheaper/gives best performance 5% fanboy 5% hipster Cons29 a b 4 Gaming January 23, 2013 1:05:25 PM no, that is what most (of those who know about pc parts) do. even those branded pc's have parts from different manufacturer Related resources RAM cards from different manufacturers on same PC - Forum 2 different graphics cards in one pc - Forum Different RAM Manufacturers - Forum Differences between a workstation PC and a gaming one? - Forum Dual Gpus (different) one pc - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer warhead0 January 23, 2013 1:07:23 PM Mix and match brands all you like! I have an Asus motherboard, G.Skill RAM, and a Gigabyte GPU, my PC runs 100% fine. Cons29 a b 4 Gaming January 23, 2013 1:13:51 PM just make sure you do your research, make sure the parts are compatible. souler676 January 23, 2013 1:46:58 PM hhmmmm .. cuz a vendor told me today that parts need to be all from the same company ok what do you think of these build .. which one is better ? ------------------------------------------- i5 3570k z77x-d3h gigabyte Gigabyte GeForce GTX 680 OC 2 GB 650w power supply kingston 8 gb 1600mhz kingston ssd 120gb WD caviar black 1tb Cooler master hyper 212 evo ------------------------------------------ -OR- ------------------------------------------ Intel Core i5-3570K Quad-Core Processor 3.4 GHz 4 Core LGA 1155 - BX80637I53570K Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache Internal Desktop Hard Drive Bulk/OEM - WD1002FAEX MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 2GB GDDR5 2DVI/HDMI/DispayPort PCI-Express Video Card (N680GTX LIGHTNING) Corsair Enthusiast Series 650-Watt 80 Plus Bronze Certified Power Supply Compatible with Core i3, i5, i7 and platforms - TX650 Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory (CML8GX3M2A1600C9) AS Rock LGA1155 DDR3 SATA3 USB3.0 Quad CrossFireX and Quad SLI A GbE ATX Motherboard Z77 EXTREME4 Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO - CPU Cooler with 120mm PWM Fan (RR-212E-20PK-R2) Samsung Electronics 840 Pro Series 2.5-Inch 128 SATA_6_0_gb Solid State Drive MZ-7PD128BW ----------------------------------------------------------- ??? AMD Radeon a c 327 4 Gaming January 23, 2013 2:00:41 PM #2 hands down.... includes better quality parts how much is your budget? are you in us/canada? FinneousPJ a b 4 Gaming January 23, 2013 2:12:06 PM I don't think it's possible to have everything from one manufacturer. souler676 January 23, 2013 2:16:32 PM AMD Radeon said:#2 hands down.... includes better quality parts how much is your budget? are you in us/canada? my budget is 1300$ and i'm nit from US or canada Cons29 a b 4 Gaming January 23, 2013 10:50:21 PM all from the same company huh? if you happen to see the same guy, tell him that you love nvidia GPU's, so ask him to build you one with everthing from nvidia, from cpu down to mouse. souler676 January 24, 2013 7:25:51 AM Cons29 said:all from the same company huh? if you happen to see the same guy, tell him that you love nvidia GPU's, so ask him to build you one with everthing from nvidia, from cpu down to mouse. he works at a gigabyte shop XD FinneousPJ a b 4 Gaming January 24, 2013 7:40:24 AM Yeah but you can't even have all gigabyte manofchalk a b 4 Gaming January 24, 2013 7:49:34 AM Cons29 said:all from the same company huh? if you happen to see the same guy, tell him that you love nvidia GPU's, so ask him to build you one with everthing from nvidia, from cpu down to mouse. Though he could probably be smart and hand you a Tegra based tablet My computer is a monument to brand diversity, Only similar brand components are the case and (most of the) fans (Coolermaster), and the water-cooling (XSPC, which will change soon). I think the closest you could get to building a machine all from one brand would be ASUS, they seem to have fingers in every pie in the industry. Of those two builds, I would go with the 2nd. FinneousPJ a b 4 Gaming January 24, 2013 7:53:53 AM Good luck finding an ASUS CPU for your ASUS mobo Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs it possible to clone two different 200Gb drives onto one 1.5Tb drive (Windows/PC)? Forum SolvedTwo different gaming gpu's in one system? Forum Solvedhow much does the clock differences of different manufacturers change the performance to video cards? Forum SolvedIs this a good build for gaming for then next couple of years? It is different to my old one I was going to build. 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