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January 26, 2013 11:08:41 PM

Is this build compatible and very good? any upgrades?

Please tell me if it is all compatible or if i can get anthing cheaper that has the same performance! For my gaming build spec's below!

MY BUILD : http://pcpartpicker.com/p/zKOq

Please leave feedback on anything tell me if its compatible or if i can get anything cheaper that wont hurt the performance etc..

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January 26, 2013 11:17:24 PM

For gaming and overall, the FX-6300 is better, the FX-6100 is a from an older architecture.
Also for gaming you just need 8GB of ram, what you need is a much better card, like the 7850.
So i made some changes : http://pcpartpicker.com/p/zM6K
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January 26, 2013 11:26:26 PM

djangoringo said:
For gaming and overall, the FX-6300 is better, the FX-6100 is a from an older architecture.
Also for gaming you just need 8GB of ram, what you need is a much better card, like the 7850.
So i made some changes : http://pcpartpicker.com/p/zM6K


Are you sure 8 is enough im going to be recording my gameplay too?
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January 26, 2013 11:30:23 PM

Yes, it will do.
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January 26, 2013 11:53:00 PM

Best answer selected by austinholland.
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January 27, 2013 12:02:26 AM

Well, you could have looked at this.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($133.79 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Best Buy)
Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.98 @ NCIX US)
Memory: Kingston Black 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($36.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($199.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Gamma Classic (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($31.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Antec Neo Eco 620W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $558.70
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-26 21:01 EST-0500)
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January 27, 2013 12:13:47 AM

8gb is easily enough, even for us 2500k/3570k and 580/6970/7870/660ti and up folks, games use the ultra fast ddr5 built in to the video graphics card, also with an SSD which future amd/nvida is going to assume we have, system ram wont make a difference as long as is larger than the vram.

most important you dont need that sound card, the video card and mobo will easily handle hd audio and unless your going to be hooking up to a $800+ full home theater system(or 2 speakers and a sub) your NEVER going to hear the differnce. so minues 65$

the rest are over a months period on techbargains.com lookin for the best deal.

you can find that cpu/mobo combo for about $10 less... ive seen the 212 evo for sale at $10 less.... you only need 8gb of 1600 capable ram and thats $30 less.... cases can be found for $35-45 and thast $30 less....
the power supply is a little weak so a decent 500w is going to be maybe $10 more at the most...


65-10-10-30+10=105 less

that 6770 sucks, get a 7850, about twice as fast for $139
http://www.techbargains.com/news_displayItem.cfm/332691

so -66

and a 1080p monitor for $100....
http://www.techbargains.com/news_displayItem.cfm/332405

and you have a solid gaming system at plus $34
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January 27, 2013 2:04:31 AM

IS 22.0 dbA LOUD? Like could i hear that while im sitting in a quiet room if so how bad?

cball1311 said:
Well, you could have looked at this.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($133.79 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Best Buy)
Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.98 @ NCIX US)
Memory: Kingston Black 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($36.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($199.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Gamma Classic (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($31.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Antec Neo Eco 620W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $558.70
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-26 21:01 EST-0500)


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January 27, 2013 2:25:23 AM

Austinholland said:
IS 22.0 dbA LOUD? Like could i hear that while im sitting in a quiet room if so how bad?



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