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Building a Gaming Rig from Scratch.

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July 15, 2014 6:14:58 AM

Hello,I'm planning to build a gaming cpu from scratch but i want to start off with a high-end MoBo with basic(budget parts) and then upgrade other basic parts to high-end one at a time. Im not rushing things on getting a high-end gaming rig. Any advise?
Im from the philippines and Gilmore is my preferred shop.

Thanks a lot!
July 15, 2014 6:20:18 AM

if you really want to go that way, a really high end mobo would be one from the ASUS maximus line. But you have to get a CPU and GPU which work together, as not to cause bottlenecks, so you don't want a really good CPU and a terrible GPU. what i recommend is get the best, all round rig you can in your budget and buy a slightly bigger power supply that necessary to give your self some expansion room
July 15, 2014 8:19:24 AM

If you want high end, go for a CPU LGA: 2011.
But if you want to stay at 1150 i'd suggest GTX780 as a GPU and 4790k or 4770k as CPU.
k in the end means that it's unlocked and you can overclock it.
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July 15, 2014 1:01:31 PM

Getting a real high end motherboard is often a waste of money. Just get a solid midrange and get better components now.
July 16, 2014 8:21:41 AM

Thanks for the response Guys, Can you suggest a midrange CPU and MoBo. Im planning to get an AMD A6 or Intel i3 as a start
July 16, 2014 12:04:20 PM

Do not buy AMD. Buy i3 or i5
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July 16, 2014 12:20:44 PM

An i3 4150 with an Asrock Z97 extreme4 would work, if you intend to move to an overclocking CPU in the future and want SLI/CF. If not really planning on overclocking, or doing very mild overclocks, and want SLI/CF a Z97 extreme3 would work fine. Otherwise an H97 Pro4.
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