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July 24, 2013 6:56:41 PM

hi guys, i am 24 hours away from going to store and building my rig, but upto now some parts are still undecided, i am not a whiz when it comes to the too technical part so i need help guys to ensure that decisions i make will be the right ones

GPU:
Vga HIS HD 7950 IceQ 3GB w/Boost GDDR5 384bit (H795QC3G2M)
or
PALIT NVIDIA GTX 680 Jetstream 2GB
(what benifits would i get if i get the 4gb version? i would only be playing in 1 monitor around 22-24 inches)
or
Powercolor Hd6990 4gb Gddr5

Motherboard:
http://www.msi.com/product/mb/Z87M-G43.html#/?div=Detail
or
http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4486&dl=1#sp

Processor:
i5 4670k

PSU:
what wattage of psu should i get provided with the specs above

HDD:
HDD SSD OCZ Agility 3 60GB SATA3 Solid State Drive (for OS)
HDD 7200rpm 1TB Seagate (others) <-am i better of with 500gb? (difference is 10$ only)

Ram:
http://www.corsair.com/memory-by-product-family/vengeance/vengeance-8gb-dual-channel-ddr3-memory-kit-cmz8gx3m2a1866c9.html
or am i better of with kingston 8gb 1600ghz?

i really need help with regards to those above, please help a lost kid :D 
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July 24, 2013 7:08:52 PM

paoloandre said:
hi guys, i am 24 hours away from going to store and building my rig, but upto now some parts are still undecided, i am not a whiz when it comes to the too technical part so i need help guys to ensure that decisions i make will be the right ones

GPU:
Vga HIS HD 7950 IceQ 3GB w/Boost GDDR5 384bit (H795QC3G2M)
or
PALIT NVIDIA GTX 680 Jetstream 2GB
(what benifits would i get if i get the 4gb version? i would only be playing in 1 monitor around 22-24 inches)
or
Powercolor Hd6990 4gb Gddr5

Motherboard:
http://www.msi.com/product/mb/Z87M-G43.html#/?div=Detail
or
http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4486&dl=1#sp

Processor:
i5 4670k

PSU:
what wattage of psu should i get provided with the specs above

HDD:
HDD SSD OCZ Agility 3 60GB SATA3 Solid State Drive (for OS)
HDD 7200rpm 1TB Seagate (others) <-am i better of with 500gb? (difference is 10$ only)

Ram:
http://www.corsair.com/memory-by-product-family/vengeance/vengeance-8gb-dual-channel-ddr3-memory-kit-cmz8gx3m2a1866c9.html
or am i better of with kingston 8gb 1600ghz?

i really need help with regards to those above, please help a lost kid :D 


It would be a good idea to use a GTX 770 instead of a GTX 680 as the former is the same chip with an overclock and other refinements. The GTX 770 is worth the price difference of that and the 7950 and I would get it if you can afford it. The 6990 is painfully loud and useless for a single monitor. 4GB for a single monitor is not needed as of now. DDR3 1866 memory is a nice upgrade over 1600 in some cases, but it is up to you. There is this combo that with the HX650 and Sabertooth Z87 or AsRock Extreme 6, will give you an immense value for money and is a steal. The HX650 will provide adequate wattage for your system. For an extra 10$, why not get the 1TB Seagate HDD?
July 24, 2013 7:22:30 PM

thanks for the quick reply

so should i count the 6990? i would like to get my hands on a gtx 770 but the price difference is enormous, i could get the
770 @ 488$,
680 @ 348$,
7950 @ 323$
7970 @ 418$
why is the reference cooler version cheaper than jetstream? what are their differences?

and your link to the motherboard seems broken.. are the boards that i posted bad?

edit: okay i found this
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24783488
that is about 423$
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July 24, 2013 7:24:35 PM

paoloandre said:
thanks for the quick reply

so should i count the 6990? i would like to get my hands on a gtx 770 but the price difference is enormous, i could get the
770 @ 488$,
680 @ 348$,
7950 @ 323$
7970 @ 418$
why is the reference cooler version cheaper than jetstream? what are their differences?

and your link to the motherboard seems broken.. are the boards that i posted bad?



I fixed everything in my updated post, perhaps try considering buying online on sites like newegg.
July 24, 2013 7:26:59 PM

The Q6660 Inside said:
paoloandre said:
thanks for the quick reply

so should i count the 6990? i would like to get my hands on a gtx 770 but the price difference is enormous, i could get the
770 @ 488$,
680 @ 348$,
7950 @ 323$
7970 @ 418$
why is the reference cooler version cheaper than jetstream? what are their differences?

and your link to the motherboard seems broken.. are the boards that i posted bad?



I fixed everything in my updated post, perhaps try considering buying online on sites like newegg.


shipping to philippines usually leads to long waiting time and enormous fees when they reach here, not to mention item warranty issues. figured id buy on a local store easily accessible to me
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July 24, 2013 7:33:16 PM

paoloandre said:
The Q6660 Inside said:
paoloandre said:
thanks for the quick reply

so should i count the 6990? i would like to get my hands on a gtx 770 but the price difference is enormous, i could get the
770 @ 488$,
680 @ 348$,
7950 @ 323$
7970 @ 418$
why is the reference cooler version cheaper than jetstream? what are their differences?

and your link to the motherboard seems broken.. are the boards that i posted bad?



I fixed everything in my updated post, perhaps try considering buying online on sites like newegg.


shipping to philippines usually leads to long waiting time and enormous fees when they reach here, not to mention item warranty issues. figured id buy on a local store easily accessible to me


Oh, anyways, newegg ships only to the US. I would get the GTX 680 (Best value of the choices) and a Seasonic X650 linked in my previous version http://www.seasonicusa.com/NEW_X-series_KM3_650-750-850.... The reference is cheaper because it lacks a modified fan, what types of GTX 680s are available at the store? Are there any online tech stores in the Philippines? This was the motherboard I was linking http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Z87PLUS/ which is a very nice board to accompany your 4670K.
July 24, 2013 7:41:56 PM

okay then would go with 680 then

btw, if im not planning to upgrade within about 3-4 years, would the 3570k be a better choice since that socket type of boards are usually cheaper

yes there are online tech stores here and is quite really most comfortable.
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July 24, 2013 7:43:28 PM

paoloandre said:
okay then would go with 680 then

btw, if im not planning to upgrade within about 3-4 years, would the 3570k be a better choice since that socket type of boards are usually cheaper

yes there are online tech stores here and is quite really most comfortable.


Links perhaps?
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July 24, 2013 7:57:05 PM

paoloandre said:
http://www.pcgilmore.com.ph/
http://pcx.com.ph/
http://www.villman.com/
http://www.tipidpc.com/ <-- not really tech site but its a forum where stores post all their products and is usually have more options than those above thus i usually search there

im trying to fit the budget as much as possible to around 930$


http://pcx.com.ph/index.php/asus-z87-plus.html This would be a nice board. Also, what types of 680s are avaliable at the store. Just the reference and the Jetstream?
July 24, 2013 7:58:21 PM

The Q6660 Inside said:
paoloandre said:
http://www.pcgilmore.com.ph/
http://pcx.com.ph/
http://www.villman.com/
http://www.tipidpc.com/ <-- not really tech site but its a forum where stores post all their products and is usually have more options than those above thus i usually search there

im trying to fit the budget as much as possible to around 930$


http://pcx.com.ph/index.php/asus-z87-plus.html This would be a nice board. Also, what types of 680s are avaliable at the store. Just the reference and the Jetstream?

yes reference and jetstream only, what are the other types incase i come across some
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July 24, 2013 8:03:01 PM

paoloandre said:
The Q6660 Inside said:
paoloandre said:
http://www.pcgilmore.com.ph/
http://pcx.com.ph/
http://www.villman.com/
http://www.tipidpc.com/ <-- not really tech site but its a forum where stores post all their products and is usually have more options than those above thus i usually search there

im trying to fit the budget as much as possible to around 930$


http://pcx.com.ph/index.php/asus-z87-plus.html This would be a nice board. Also, what types of 680s are avaliable at the store. Just the reference and the Jetstream?

yes reference and jetstream only, what are the other types incase i come across some


Other types include the MSi TwinFrozr and ASUS DirectCUII cards. The Jetstream cools better than the reference when overclocked, but soley for looks, I would prefer the reference GTX 680. The 4GB may come in handy later afterwards in the future. Also, are you considering the board linked?
July 24, 2013 8:08:16 PM

i want to consider it but the price is too much, i never really understood why i need to get 200$ boards since i dont overclock for benchmarks, i only OC when i need it and usually i just lower the settings of the game 1 level instead of risking it. oh yes i have seen some twinfrozr before but i have no idea what is the difference.
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July 24, 2013 8:11:06 PM

paoloandre said:
i want to consider it but the price is too much, i never really understood why i need to get 200$ boards since i dont overclock for benchmarks, i only OC when i need it and usually i just lower the settings of the game 1 level instead of risking it. oh yes i have seen some twinfrozr before but i have no idea what is the difference.


The TwinFrozr is a nice MSi cooler on their graphics cards. Are you sure it is a regular OEM reference GTX 680 avaliable there, I have never heard of them being released by nVdia themselves? Is it made by a brand like EVGA or such. http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Professional-HX650-Modula... I could not find a good PSU on the sites linked. I would go for the Gigabyte motherboard of the two choices.
July 24, 2013 8:24:46 PM

im sorry i didnt know that reference cards still have sub classes, yes non oem brands of reference cards only. you are most helpful thanks, but i am picking the right brand right? my previous rig was all amd/rad products and i really didnt have any problems, but now after reading a lot of reviews and asking here, i am picking the more expensive intel/nvidia and it will be worth it right? after realizing the budget that i want to spend in my rig is a bit tight considering i have to think of a balanced system instead of spending the majority on CPU and the GPU, i am now thinking of downgrading a bit :/ .

you seem to really be an expert and helped me much but with my 900-950$ budget for the system (excluding anything outside the cpu case), im thinking if you think i should downgrade too?
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July 24, 2013 8:29:21 PM

paoloandre said:
im sorry i didnt know that reference cards still have sub classes, yes non oem brands of reference cards only. you are most helpful thanks, but i am picking the right brand right? my previous rig was all amd/rad products and i really didnt have any problems, but now after reading a lot of reviews and asking here, i am picking the more expensive intel/nvidia and it will be worth it right? after realizing the budget that i want to spend in my rig is a bit tight considering i have to think of a balanced system instead of spending the majority on CPU and the GPU, i am now thinking of downgrading a bit :/ .

you seem to really be an expert and helped me much but with my 900-950$ budget for the system (excluding anything outside the cpu case), im thinking if you think i should downgrade too?


Well, the equivalent AMD rig is around the same price, the FX 8350 excels in Multi-Threaded tasks and next-gen console games, while the 4670K excels in today's games and lightly-threaded apps and will also perform well in next-gen games. For $350, the GTX 680 is a steal and is virtually the same as the 770, but lower clocked. What manufacturers are making the reference GTX 680? EVGA, Zotac, etc?
July 24, 2013 8:40:30 PM

http://www.tipidpc.com/itemsearch.php?sec=s&namekeys=%2...

the cards there are usually the most abundant here and easily available

i want the 8350 so bad but most of the games i play are online games and usually online games use 1-2~4 cores at max, thus i learned that my best bet would be the 4670k since they said it runs those better. i dont really do those video editing and 3d modeling stuff.
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July 24, 2013 8:42:55 PM

paoloandre said:
http://www.tipidpc.com/itemsearch.php?sec=s&namekeys=%2...

the cards there are usually the most abundant here and easily available

i want the 8350 so bad but most of the games i play are online games and usually online games use 1-2~4 cores at max, thus i learned that my best bet would be the 4670k since they said it runs those better. i dont really do those video editing and 3d modeling stuff.


http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=25126981 I would go for this..

The 8350 is still very close to Intel in today's games and in the future, will likely defeat them in future console ports and AMD Gaming Evolved titles.

http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=25365237
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=25344739
July 24, 2013 8:51:23 PM

okay id take that then, any other options there?

yeah who i am kidding, the current i am using is an i5 MSI gt780 gaming laptop and now im building this desktop, im pretty sure going 8350 would still be a heck of an improvement right?

any other option for the motherboard? a bit too pricey
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July 24, 2013 8:58:38 PM

paoloandre said:
okay id take that then, any other options there?

yeah who i am kidding, the current i am using is an i5 MSI gt780 gaming laptop and now im building this desktop, im pretty sure going 8350 would still be a heck of an improvement right?


Yes, the 8350+ EVGA GTX 680 Signature rig should make one heck of a rig and a very good upgrade over the GT780. On an AMD Rig, it is a nice benefit to use DDR3-1866. Also, it would be a good idea to get a Hyper 212 EVO cooler, as the stock AMD cooler is utter garbage and painfully loud. http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=25255419
July 24, 2013 9:06:02 PM

the evga gtx 680 is already sold, would the brand really matter?

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July 24, 2013 9:17:09 PM

paoloandre said:
the evga gtx 680 is already sold, would the brand really matter?



Aside from no-name brands, no. EVGA does have a nice warranty and amazing customer support though, check their forums, they are really helpful. The one linked is not sold yet it seems.

http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=25203013
In case..
July 24, 2013 9:47:56 PM

im going to sleep now and wait for the response of those guys. that 7970 is an awesome deal i hope it is still available

ot: is there a way i could rep you, i want to thank you for being of great help, even browsing sites just to find the right item for me. people like you are the reason tom'shardware is the goto site for people in need of help like me.
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July 25, 2013 7:14:45 AM

Gah, accidentally edited this one!
July 25, 2013 7:28:03 AM

well i was thinking about the psu to be decided when i am there already because sometimes they offer sick case and psu deals that would usually save me 25~50$, but all i need is a true rated 600~650w psu right?

btw, since i wanted to downgrade the motherboard, i was looking at this one http://www.msi.com/product/mb/990FXA-GD65.html
my real budget for the board is only around that much and would that do me any good? it is xfire ready incase i decide in the future.
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July 25, 2013 7:30:56 AM

paoloandre said:
well i was thinking about the psu to be decided when i am there already because sometimes they offer sick case and psu deals that would usually save me 25~50$, but all i need is a true rated 600~650w psu right?

btw, since i wanted to downgrade the motherboard, i was looking at this one http://www.msi.com/product/mb/990FXA-GD65.html
my real budget for the board is only around that much and would that do me any good? it is xfire ready incase i decide in the future.

The MSi board has mixed reviews, some say it is very good, others say it is horrible.
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=25365233
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=25316892 (8350 cooler)
Try this.
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July 25, 2013 7:39:43 AM

paoloandre said:
that or this http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/990FX%20Extreme4/

list
http://www.tipidpc.com/useritems.php?username=pcnetmile...

great cooler, the first one i contacted didnt seem to want to sell his item or just doesn't want to respond


The M5A99FX R2.0 is an overall better board that is said to be very reliable and I have had good responses from users of which I recommended that board to them. I really would not skimp on the PSU, if it fails, everything can go down. The X650 is a really good PSU and is worth it.
July 25, 2013 8:24:05 AM

i tried this a while ago and it seems i have around 450w, wouldnt 650 be overkill?

ill keep that in mind for psu if it fits in the budget but it wouldn't be bad if i choose a cheaper corsair brand right? read good reviews on them recently
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July 25, 2013 8:31:08 AM

paoloandre said:
i tried this a while ago and it seems i have around 450w, wouldnt 650 be overkill?

ill keep that in mind for psu if it fits in the budget but it wouldn't be bad if i choose a cheaper corsair brand right? read good reviews on them recently


450W will not work with the 7970 or 680. What type of corsair 650W PSU is it? A HX650, TX650, etc?
July 25, 2013 8:52:17 AM

The Q6660 Inside said:
450W will not work with the 7970 or 680. What type of corsair 650W PSU is it? A HX650, TX650, etc?


the tx650 or cheaper option, the vs650.
ok as of now these are the things that are on the table

CPU : FX 8350 @ 207$
MOBO : M5A99FX R2.0 @ 174$
SSD 60gb @ 63$
HDD 1T @ 58$
RAM : im thinking the 70$ is the way to go since it will have decent warranty time and if it fails outside of it, i would have replenished my wallet and i can buy a better one.
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24898981 88$
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24355967 88$
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24611711 70$
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24356821 80$

this is already a solid rigt but is already 572$ leaving me 358$ left for GPU and PSU
if i take a 7970, that would cost me 348$ alone and i cannot buy the 130$ x650
but there is an option for a 7950 @ 232$

any thoughts?

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July 25, 2013 8:59:03 AM

paoloandre said:
The Q6660 Inside said:
450W will not work with the 7970 or 680. What type of corsair 650W PSU is it? A HX650, TX650, etc?


the tx650 or cheaper option, the vs650.
ok as of now these are the things that are on the table

CPU : FX 8350 @ 207$
MOBO : M5A99FX R2.0 @ 174$
SSD 60gb @ 63$
HDD 1T @ 58$
RAM : im thinking the 70$ is the way to go since it will have decent warranty time and if it fails outside of it, i would have replenished my wallet and i can buy a better one.
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24898981 88$
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24355967 88$
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24611711 70$
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24356821 80$

this is already a solid rigt but is already 572$ leaving me 358$ left for GPU and PSU
if i take a 7970, that would cost me 348$ alone and i cannot buy the 130$ x650
but there is an option for a 7950 @ 232$

any thoughts?



I would go for the TX650, the 7970 is a steal and don't let it go away from you. Get the G.SKILL DDR3-1866 RAM. Don't forget to get the Hyper 212 EVO. What is your case?
July 25, 2013 9:23:12 AM

yes ive got the hyper 121 evo handled, as for the case, im planning to only use my old spare case temporarily while saving for whatever rig i come up with. case are usually the ones that make me feel i have a new rig so i want to look for that without thinking of budget :) 

well if im taking the 7970, i have to skip asus mobos(or skip future sli/cf capability) to have a good psu. in here, if i have to lower the quality of stuff, i have to put them on items that would not affect system performance so if in case it fails, warranty could cover it or give me enough time to save up for a better one, in this case, i dont know where to cutoff anywhere.

can you explain to me why the 6990 is useless, why is it so hated in reviews despite having good benchmarks?
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July 25, 2013 9:30:08 AM

paoloandre said:
yes ive got the hyper 121 evo handled, as for the case, im planning to only use my old spare case temporarily while saving for whatever rig i come up with. case are usually the ones that make me feel i have a new rig so i want to look for that without thinking of budget :) 

well if im taking the 7970, i have to skip asus mobos(or skip future sli/cf capability) to have a good psu. in here, if i have to lower the quality of stuff, i have to put them on items that would not affect system performance so if in case it fails, warranty could cover it or give me enough time to save up for a better one, in this case, i dont know where to cutoff anywhere.

I would take the TX650 or VS650, whatever fits your budget. What is your current case? The 6990 is about as noisy as a DC-10 taking off in your front yard and suffers from micro stuttering.
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July 25, 2013 9:43:18 AM

paoloandre said:
this one http://www.aerocool.us/pgs/pgs-b/mechatron_b.htm

The Q6660 Inside said:
suffers from micro stuttering.

case closed 6990 :pt1cable: 

what does semi-true rated psu mean


The Aerocool is your current case, it should be fine. What PSU is it exactly? I would either go for the M5A99FX PRO R2.0 and the VS6650\TX650 or the AsRock Extreme 4 + X650, whichever you prefer, don't be afraid to go slightly off budget. The 7970 is the best value and performs similar to the 6990, but without micro-stuttering. I have not heard the term, but it seems to be for no-name brands a common label.
July 25, 2013 12:32:39 PM

okay everything is set, i need one last thing, its the GPU, the 7970 seller maybe busy but one doesn't reply. im looking at the gtx680 now and maybe i can fish something there.

these are the ones i saw
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=25304421 <--reference cooler at 15,000
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=25019494 <-- said i could get it at 16,500
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24958116 <--jetstream at 16,000
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24786464 <-- i dunno if that custom backplate helps though, at 16,500
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=25391363 <-- 15,000

which one should i chase? or build the rig and wait for the 7970 to reply
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July 25, 2013 12:39:40 PM

paoloandre said:
okay everything is set, i need one last thing, its the GPU, the 7970 seller maybe busy but one doesn't reply. im looking at the gtx680 now and maybe i can fish something there.

these are the ones i saw
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=25304421 <--reference cooler at 15,000
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=25019494 <-- said i could get it at 16,500
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24958116 <--jetstream at 16,000
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24786464 <-- i dunno if that custom backplate helps though, at 17,000

which one should i chase? or build the rig and wait for the 7970 to reply


Wait a day for the 7970 owner to reply and build the rest in the mean time, how about the rest of the rig.
July 25, 2013 12:41:51 PM

edited it, this one guy was fast saying i could take it at 15,000 or 349$ (1$ = 43 php) sorry forgot to convert the other values
adjusted the rig but all are parts that you did suggest earlier in this thread
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July 25, 2013 12:46:00 PM

paoloandre said:
edited it, this one guy was fast saying i could take it at 15,000 or 349$ (1$ = 43 php) sorry forgot to convert the other values
adjusted the rig but all are parts that you did suggest earlier in this thread


I would go for the Galaxy GTX 680.
July 25, 2013 12:50:19 PM

edit (misread): the one that i said i could take at 15,000?
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July 25, 2013 12:51:28 PM

paoloandre said:
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24804285 <-- you mean the one from this guy? well i would want to obey you but he has bold characters on non-negotiable price, if id pay that much then ill just buy a brand new 7970.


I was referring to the 15,000 PHP one.
July 25, 2013 12:53:11 PM

The Q6660 Inside said:
paoloandre said:
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24804285 <-- you mean the one from this guy? well i would want to obey you but he has bold characters on non-negotiable price, if id pay that much then ill just buy a brand new 7970.


I was referring to the 15,000 PHP one.


alright ill take that one then, this guy is kind replying to me at past 3 in the morning. lol
sorry i reply fast and didnt realize you were referring to that one, im kind of excited lol

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July 25, 2013 7:40:00 PM

paoloandre said:
The Q6660 Inside said:
paoloandre said:
http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=24804285 <-- you mean the one from this guy? well i would want to obey you but he has bold characters on non-negotiable price, if id pay that much then ill just buy a brand new 7970.


I was referring to the 15,000 PHP one.


alright ill take that one then, this guy is kind replying to me at past 3 in the morning. lol
sorry i reply fast and didnt realize you were referring to that one, im kind of excited lol


Alright, best of luck. Forgot about you dealing with other users when you replied :whistle:  :p 
July 27, 2013 2:50:04 PM

hey man thanks a lot, its complete now and i just turned it on, im finding something odd tho, i installed 1866 ram but im quite confused with these numbers



is everything normal?
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July 27, 2013 2:54:40 PM

paoloandre said:
hey man thanks a lot, its complete now and i just turned it on, im finding something odd tho, i installed 1866 ram but im quite confused with these numbers



is everything normal?


I believe so, the 931 is due to DDR effectively being double the clcok shown. 931x2=1862MHz The 667 is because the 1866 module likely originates from a 1333 module. Enable XMP in the BIOS. Can I have pictures of the system? Also, it would be a good idea to remove the stickers on the GTX 680, just for the sake of looks :p  What is the final build specs, from the monitor to the case? If you have the GTX 680, here are new drivers for increased gaming performance. http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/63458
July 27, 2013 3:12:52 PM

alright ill post some pics when i wake up :)  i want to show you too what this thread has led to. there are stuff changed instead of what i asked for like the cooler for the cpu, instead of the hyper 212 evo 30$, i got ice wind pro for 23$ http://www.deepcool-us.com/Product/Ice_Wind_Pro/

and the ram, instead of getting the gskillz 1866 i got corsair vengeance (slightly more expensive but they didnt have stock)

the motherboard, well, i was asking for the asrock 970 extreme 3, but then they had no stock and installed the asrock extreme 3 r2.0 at the same price. what is the difference of those?

this gtx 680 is a hog, never knew it uses 2x6pin lol
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July 27, 2013 3:17:11 PM

paoloandre said:
alright ill post some pics when i wake up :)  i want to show you too what this thread has led to. there are stuff changed instead of what i asked for like the cooler for the cpu, instead of the hyper 212 evo 30$, i got ice wind pro for 23$ http://www.deepcool-us.com/Product/Ice_Wind_Pro/

and the ram, instead of getting the gskillz 1866 i got corsair vengeance (slightly more expensive but they didnt have stock)

the motherboard, well, i was asking for the asrock 970 extreme 3, but then they had no stock and installed the asrock extreme 3 r2.0 at the same price. what is the difference of those?

this gtx 680 is a hog, never knew it uses 2x6pin lol


Not bad, although I would get a better motherboard such as the 990FX Extreme 4 later on, and it is essential for overclocking and has plenty of extra features. I honestly think that you should have gotten the Hyper 212 EVO, but it is quite good as well. Can you give me the full list of the build? http://www.tipidpc.com/viewitem.php?iid=25414589
July 27, 2013 3:25:52 PM

yes i will do that for ya :)  this rig is mean, its like the bad boy of rigs, everything is almost black! except for the cooling fan blade, and the wifi adapter that i installed from my closet :D  yes i think im better of with that board, but as for now this will do for the budget. oh and btw, instead of using my old case, i got this from them too http://www.cougar-world.com/products/pc_case/challenger... i got the black version. well maybe not as impressive as other rigs' ledded fans but this will do. ill take pics as soon as i wake up. see ya thanks a lot again
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