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March 3, 2013 4:06:42 PM

Ok, so my last thread closed because I bumped it. Sorry about that

I've changed the proccy from intel to amd because I heard that Intel is going to change the socket type in the upcoming haswell cpu's. So is it better to buy an AMD cpu now?

If yes? how about this
AMD 3.5 GHz AM3+ FX 8320 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Motherboard http://www.gigabyte.in/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4...
NVIDIA Geforce GTX 660 - http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gt...
Corsair vs550 550w psu - http://www.corsair.com/us/power-supply-units/vs-series-...

I am aware that it does not support 1600MHz RAM's but I dont think it will make much of a difference to me.

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March 3, 2013 4:43:31 PM

It will work, but just remember that you will have to upgrade in a few years, amd or intel. So i suggest getting the best now. Also, i suggest getting a 7870 XT, basically the best out there for bang for buck.
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a b B Homebuilt system
March 3, 2013 4:44:10 PM

Is it for gaming or video editing. If both, which one is more intensive?
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a b B Homebuilt system
March 3, 2013 4:45:40 PM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/HfJK
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/HfJK/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/HfJK/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($32.97 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($129.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Corsair 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($19.00 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($19.00 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($234.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($86.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $712.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-03-03 13:45 EST-0500)
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March 3, 2013 4:51:38 PM

camohanna said:
Is it for gaming or video editing. If both, which one is more intensive?

It is purely for gaming and browsing. No video editing.

Also the PC parts list wont work for me as I am in a very tight budget constraint. I just want to know if this setup will work :p 

Also, can I overclock the cpu, I am getting the normal edition, not the black edition?

Thanks :) 
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