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$500 gaming build

Question: $500 gaming build

Is this a good build to play newer shooter games and games like the witcher 3
Any recommendations for better parts this will cost $473 is budget is 500

Compatibility Check: No issues/incompatibilities found
CPU
AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor
$96.93 $96.93 OutletPC
Buy
CPU Cooler
Cooler Master RR-HT2-28PK-R1 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
$15.99 $15.99 SuperBiiz
Buy
Motherboard
MSI 760GMA-P34(FX) Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard
$54.99 -$10.00 $44.99 Micro Center
Buy
$10.00 mail-in rebate
Memory
Mushkin Essentials 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory
$50.99 FREE $50.99 Newegg
Buy
Add Additional Memory
Storage
Western Digital RE3 750GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
$28.01 $3.99 $32.00 Amazon
Buy
Add Additional Storage
Video Card
Gigabyte Radeon R9 280 3GB WINDFORCE Video Card
$179.99 -$20.00 $2.99 $162.98 Newegg
Buy
$20.00 mail-in rebate
Case
Thermaltake Commander MS-I ID ATX Mid Tower Case
$47.99 -$15.00 $32.99 Micro Center
Buy
$15.00 mail-in rebate
Power Supply
EVGA 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply
$36.99 $36.99 SuperBiiz
Buy

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Answer: $500 gaming build

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/92ZHZL
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/92ZHZL/by_merchant/

CPU: AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor ($72.89 @ OutletPC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($17.22 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A88X Extreme4+ ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($76.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($60.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.75 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 285 2GB WINDFORCE 2X Video Card ($162.98 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $529.80
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-05-31 08:39 EDT-0400

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Hi! Just anewbie here in the forum!I really need help with my PC Build. I've been trying to build this for Gaming, Online Gaming and BB Internet.Please feel free to give suggestions/comments advice etc.Processor: Pentium D820 2.8 GhzRAM:      Geil 1 Gb DDR2 DualMBoard:    Asustek P5VD2-MXVCard:      Gigabyte 256 MB GF 7300GTHD:      Seagate 80 Gb SATAOpt Drive: LiteOn Combo 52xI'm not really sure if some of the hardware will be really compatible. Help!Also if anybody could help me with a counterpart build using AMD platform (I'm not familiar with AMD set up!Thanks and Happy Holidays.I'm planning to buy a PC this X'mas Season that is why.

Answer:Help with PC Build! (Gaming, OL Gaming, Internet)

You need Track  He'll probably be along shortly.In the meantime, I'll do what I can.I'd recommend a better graphics card, the 7300GT is a budget card not a gaming card.What's your budget?Remember your PSU too, you haven't included that or a case or cooling.The Pentium D is old technology, I'd recommend a Core 2 Duo.Possibly you may benefit from a larger HDD too, 80Gb is pretty small these days.What sort of games are you planning to play?Oh, and you forgot to include an OS.Sorry this is a bit haphazard but I just added things as I thought of them.

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hey and thanks, i have about 1300 canadian to builf a gaming comp this summer, now i know its not much but people said i could build an alright sytem with 1300. Now the big game i want to use this for is battle feild 2, these are the system requirements for the game:

Minimum Specification:
CPU: 1.7 GHz
RAM: 512 MB
Video Card: nVidia GeForce FX 5700, ATI Radeon 8500 or ATI Radeon 9500 with 128 MB of RAM

Recommended Specification:
CPU: 2.4 GHz
RAM: 1 GB
Video Card with at least 256 MB of RAM

Video Cards

Battlefield 2 only supports the following video cards:
Radeon X700 (PCI-E)
Radeon X600 (PCI-E)
GeForce 6600 (PCI-E)
GeForce PCX 5900 (PCI-Ee)
GeForce 5800 Series (AGP)
ATI Radeon X800 XT Platinum Edition
ATI Radeon X800 PRO
ATI Radeon 9800 Series
ATI Radeon 9600 Series
ATI Radeon 9550 (RV350LX)
ATI Radeon 9500 / 9700 Series
ATI Radeon 8500 Series
ATI Radeon X300 Series
nVidia GeForce 6800 Ultra
nVidia GeForce 6800 GT
nVidia GeForce 6800
nVidia GeForce FX 5950 Series
nVidia GeForce FX 5900 Series
nVidia GeForce FX 5700 Series


Now this is my build:
Case: Logisys CS-51WSL
CPU: AMD 64 Venice Core 3200+
MoBoFI Lanparty UT NF4-D ATX Nforce 4
Ram:OCZ EL Dual Channel pc3200 2gb CL2-3-2-5
HDD: Seagate 80gig HDD
CArd: eVGA 6600gt
Sound: Chainteck AC

So how well will this comp be able to run the game?? The only things i worry about is:
1. the CPU is onlt 2ghz the game reccomends 2.4
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Answer:help with my gaming build!

Get a bigger hard drive.

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HI. I WANT TO BUILD A PC FOR PLAYING GAMES AND I WANT IT FAIRLY HIGH SPEC. I HAVE ABOUT £1200 TO SPEND BUT DON'T KNOW TO MUCH ABOUT WHICH COMPONENTS TO BUY. I WOULD LIKE TO RUN 2 8800 GRAPHICS CARDS WITH AN INTEL 6600 QUAD CHIP. WHICH MOTHER BOARD CAN YOU SUGGEST FOR THE JOB AND HOW MUCH POWER WILL I NEED TO RUN IT ALL. I THINK I NEED A 680 SLI MOTHERBOARD BUT WHICH ONE SHOULD I GO FOR. WHICH TYPE OF RAM SHOULD I BUY, DDR2 OR DDR3 AND IS IT WORTH BUYING ANY MORE THAN 4 GB OF IT. WHICH 8800 GRAPHICS CARD SHOULD I GO FOR. IS IT WORTH PAYING MORE FOR A GTS OR THE GTX. WHICH HARD DRIVES ARE BETTER. IDE OR SATA AND WHATS THE DIFFERENCE.A LOT OF QUESTIONS I KNOW BUT THANKS FOR ANY HELP

Answer:help to build gaming PC

...biuld it yourself? I'm sure someone here will help, but I feel that if you have soooo many questions, you may be better off with a ready built system.click hereor click hereor click hereBy the way: typing in capitals is regarded as shouting on this forum - not required.

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I am planning on building a gaming PC with a budget of around $900 Australian dollars and this is the list of components I have come up with.

Graphics card: $225.15

Leadtek WinFast GTX 560 Ti 1GB GDDR5
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Case: $52.50

Xigmatek Asgard II
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Power supply unit: $85

OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular High Performance Power Supply
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Motherboard: $115.80

MSI P67A-GD55 (B3)
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Processor: $212

Intel Core i5-2500K
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Hard drive: $90

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB
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Optical drive: $20

LG GH22NS50 DVD Burner
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Network card: $13

TP-Link TL-WN350GD 54M Wireless
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Memory: $37.70

G.Skill F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL 4GB (2x 2GB)

I Have done quite a bit of research on these components but would like to clarify a few questions.
Are all of these components completely compatible with each other?
Will all of the components fit into the case?
Am I getting the best price and value for all of the components?
Do you have any suggestions to change a component?

Thanks, James
 

Answer:First PC Build (Gaming PC)

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Question: Gaming build

Hello,

I've been trying to build a high-end gaming computer and after around a week and a half reading reviews and checking up on stores, I thought I kind of had what I wanted more or less outlined. Yet somehow I'm still confused when I start thinking in the possible alternatives.

Since many of the reviews I most liked are on this site, I thought this could be a good place to start looking for help. So here I am.

This is the machine I'm considering right now (updated as the thread goes on). I will really appreciate all advice.

Motherboard

Asus P6T Deluxe - [Official Site]

CPU

Intel Core i7 920 - [Official Site Comparison]

RAM

G.Skill 3x2GB DDR3-1600 F3-12800CL8T-6GBPI-B 8-8-8-21 1.65V ? Black (last kit) - [Official Site]

Graphics Card

BFG GTX280 Overclocked II 2-way SLI - [Newegg]

Sound Card

Asus Sonar D2/PM - [Official Site]

Hard Disk Drive

WD Velociraptor WD3000HLFS MASTER 300GB 10,000 RPM SATA 2 (second to last HDD) - [Official Site]

Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB SATA Series 7200 RPM - [Official Site]

Optical Drive

LG GH22LP20 - [Official Site]

Power Supply

PSU: Corsair CMPSU-1000HX - [Official Site]

UPS: APC Back-UPS RS 1500 VA - [Official Site]

Case

Cooler Master HAF 932 - [Official Site]

Monitor

Samsung SyncMaster T240 - [Official Site]
 

Answer:Gaming build

Everything looks good, but if I were you, I would go with an AMD capable motherboard and processor. Intel i7's are great little processors, but AMD has been coming out with some processors that oust them completely. Especially if you are looking for a great gaming rig. That or maybe spend 1000 bucks and go for an Intel Extreme
 

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Hello, everyone! Just looking for advice on a build for another friend.

Budget: $700 CAD
Needs: Monitor, Keyboard/Mouse, Speakers, OS
Tweaking: none (oc, unlocking, etc...)
Online purchasing: OK
Purpose: basic games at moderate/high settings (SC2, Diablo III eventually)

The approach I'm taking right now is to start with CPU/GPU and just budget everything around it

The platform i'm thinking is... Athlon II X3 + Radeon 5770, which comes to a total of (75+135) $210, which includes ballpark rebates I'm seeing at newegg.ca on the 5770

I'm looking at a monitor with at least 1680x1050 resolution ($100 in these parts if I'm patient)

Windows 7 is $100 (I assume, perhaps incorrectly, that my friend will buy this)

This leaves almost $300 for the rest of the parts (Case, PSU, MB, RAM, Speakers, Keyboard/Mouse, Disc drive), which is kind of difficult. Here are some estimates

Ram: $40
HDD: $40
Speakers: $20
K/M: $20
Disc Drive: $20
Case: $60
MB: $60 (some MSI 770 boards)
PSU: ?

I don't want to get a no-name PSU. But there's not much budget left.

Suggestions on the case, PSU, CPU/GPU? It'd be much appreciated!

Thanks!
 

Answer:$700 Gaming PC build

my suggestion save a little more and go from there $900 to $1000 will net you a much better computer.
 

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Hi... I want to build a new gaming pc. I?ve a little knowledge about hardware that?s why I am looking for your help to build that to play high end games like NFS Most wanted, unreal tournament 2007, max Payne 2 and many more.
Well my budget is INR 13000 {$270 approx} including processor. I've decided to go with AMD Athlon II x2 250 (3.0 GHz socket a3).
I won't buy any Intel stuff because they are twice in price and similar in performance against AMD in India.
I want to know which chip set is best for AMD mobos NVIDIA GeForce 8200 or AMD 785G. For AMD 785G chip set I've listed two motherboards available in India are: -
1. Biostar A785GE
2. Biostar TA785GE 128M
And for NVIDIA GeForce 8200:- MSI K9N2GM-FIH Motherboard

I'm also confused with which graphic card should I buy ATI or NVIDIA???
As I know a little bit about processor and mobos but when it comes to graphic cards I run out of words. Because I'm not experienced with any graphic card. So I need your suggestions to choose right product to match the minimum requirement for high end games.
I've seen some video cards and listed the best meets to my budget are: -
1. XFX ATI Radeon HD4350 1GB DDR2 HD-435X-ZAHC Graphics card
2. Sapphire ATI Radeon HD4350 11142-18 1GB DDR2 Graphics Card
3. Palit NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT 1GB DDR2 Super+ Graphics Card
one more thing I want to know that can am3 processor run on mobo with am2+ socket or will it affect on performance.
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Answer:Want To Build Gaming PC, need help

Nvidia is better, and can easily play all those games.
 

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Hi guys im really a noob in this think i wanna know if i can build a good PC with those think and if i need somethink more thank you1-Foxconn RM1-H2 Desktop Computer Barebone System 2-Corsair Vengeance Blue 16 GB DDR3 SDRAM Dual Channel Memory Kit CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9B3-GIGABYTE GV-R667D3-1GI Radeon HD 6670 1GB DDR3 DVI-D / D-Sub / HDMI CrossFire Ready Graphics Card

Answer:Trying to Build a gaming PC a little help Pl

Good evening joseluisxp and welcome to CH Well I hate to burst your bubble but no the parts will not workThe barebone set up is a SFF going by the part number at newegg and only has a 200 watt PS most video cards need 350 + Plus any cards have to be low profile ones. The memory is to much for the MoBo it maxes out out 8 gigsSorry to be the person to give you the bad news   

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This is my first time trying my hand at building a gaming PC, so I just want some advice on the build to make sure I’m going in the right direction. Budget is hovering around $1500, but I have a little wiggle room.
- CPU: Intel i7 4790k
- Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO Processor Cooler
- RAM: 16GB Corsair Vengeance Pro (2x8GB)
- HDD: Western Digital WD10EZEX 1TB Blue 7200RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5”
- SSD: Samsung 850 EVO 250GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD
- MOBO: MSI MSI Gaming Z97 GAMING 5 LGA 1150 Intel Z97 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX
- Case: Corsair Carbide Series 200R Black Steel / Plastic compact ATX Mid Tower
- PSU: EVGA SuperNOVA 650 G1 650W 80 Plus Gold Power Supply
- GPU: MSI GeForce GTX 970 TwinFrozr V 1140/1279MHZ 4GB 7GHZ GDDR5 HDMI 2x DVI DisplayPort PCI-E Video Card
- OS: Windows 7 Pro
Any suggestions? Is this a good build for running high-performance games on good settings? I want to be able to run games like The Witcher 3 on Ultra. Let’s aim for a cool 60fps. Thank you in advance for all help.

Answer:First Gaming PC Build Please Help!!!

click here take a look at pages 2 & 3. Its a bit out of date but may help.
Just wondering why you have chosen a Devils Canyon CPU when the new Skylake series 6 chips are now available. Nothing wrong with what you have chosen but it limits future upgrade but I guess its cheaper.

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Question: Gaming pc build

Is my pc build fine? Any suggestion for a gpu under 100$ but works best in a tv monitor and high graphics. Also should I go for a 1tb hdd or 120 Gb sdd. I am planning to put 2-3 games an os and office.

Gpu
Amd Rx 460 2GB

Cpu
Intel Pentium G4560

HSF
Stock

Motherboard
Asrock B250M Pro 4

Ram (corsair vengeance lpx 2400mhz)
1 x 4GB DDR4

HDD
Western Digital Blue 1TB

SSD
120 GB

Power Supply Unit
EVGA BQ 500w semi modular

Case A (micro atx)
Corsair Carbide 88r


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Hello,

I will be buying computer parts in the next couple of days from Newegg.ca. This will be the first computer I will have attempted to build. Before actually buying anything, I'd like to get some feedback on the computer I've put together, so I can rectify mistakes and consider suggestions.

I basically only want a system that can run WoW, Diablo 3, and Guild Wars 2 on high to ultra/max settings. I game for several hours each day.

Please take a look at my build bellow and tell me what you think. Thanks for the feedback!

- LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM
- COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7
- Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
- Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
- HANNspree By Hanns-G HF225DPB Black 21.5" Full HD WideScreen LCD Monitor w/Speakers
- ASUS M5A97 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
- XFX HD-687A-ZHFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
- Creative Sound Blaster Audigy SE 7.1 Channels PCI Interface Sound Card - OEM
- hec HP585D RETAIL 585W ATX12V Power Supply
- G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-8GBRL
- AMD Phenom II X4 9... Read more

Answer:* Need Help With Gaming Build *

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Whats up guys!

So in continuation with my other thread, Im building a new PC. On wed, im having someone come and buy my current desktop for $1300. With that money, i will be building another PC which costs exactly the same with shipping to my address.

As far as my laptop, i was going to give it to my mother, but its WAY WAY over powered for her use. so i am going to try and sell it for 1000 and with that money, im going to be buddying up with my brother to buy my mother a decent laptop that suits her needs.

We got an "estimate" on how much it would be to ship my desktop, and it was close to $150. but then i would receive it and would want to replace the GPU at a minimum. so then i would have trouble selling the current GPU in it. and on top of that, its way to big and i cant lock it up when i leave. So this new one is a mini ITX build that i can just put back in the box that it came in and send it where ever without too much concern.

hopefully i will end up walking away with a few extra bucks in my pocket and some spare parts for the new rig.
So with that, here are the new parts!

Windows 10 Home
Intel i5 6600K
Gigabyte G1 Gaming GA-Z170N 5
Corsair Carbide Air 240
G.Skill Ripjaws DDR4 16GB 3200MHz
Gigabyte GTX 1070 G1 Gaming
Corsair H100i V2
EVGA Supernova 650W GS 80+ Gold
Intel 330 SSD 120GB / Sandisk 120GB - OS
1TB WD Blue- Storage
500GB WD Black

Intel Core i5-6600K 6M Skylake Quad-Core 3.5 GHz LGA 1151 91W BX80662I56600K Desktop Processor Intel HD Grap... Read more

Answer:New Gaming Rig Build

what do u guys think?

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I've done a lot of research and come up with this:

Motherboard/CPU:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ComboDe...t=Combo.290737

RAM:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820134792

GPU:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814121351

Case:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16811119129

PSU:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16817341022

+ Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I'll combo the motherboard and CPU, and rebate the PSU to stay within my 800$ budget (Canadian!).

Few questions:

Is my PSU enough? I'm pretty sure I have more than enough, but I'm not completely sure.
It looks like everything is compatible. Have I made some glaring flaw in this category?
Thoughts and opinions before I go through with the purchase?

As a side note, I have my own optical drives, and have decided not to purchase a new hard drive and will use the 250GB one I have. I don't see any deals on hard drives at the moment...
 

Answer:How is this for a gaming build?

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CPU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103680

Motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128392

GPU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150369

Ram:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231278

Case/Power:
http://www.buy.com/prod/cooler-mast...th-500w-power-supply/q/loc/101/211061786.html

I used the advices from :
http://www.hardware-revolution.com/500-gaming-computer/

and modified just a little bit.

I feel a bit hesitant about the motherboard because some reviews say that they come dead out of the box. However, the motherboard and CPU combo saves me a few so I chose that motherboard.

Also, do you guys think it is wise to wait til cybermonday/blackfriday to order these or do you think those really won't go on sale?
 

Answer:Is this gaming build ok?

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Question: BUILD A GAMING PC

Hi all
I want to build a gaming pc and I have choose these parts plz suggest me something if better than this and plz tell me all the parts are compatible with each other or not plz help me regarding this tx.
Component = Model & Specification Price (Rs.)
Cabinet = Cooler Master HAF 912 = 7,000
Monitor = Dell S2415H 24 inch Monitor = 14,800
Ram = 8 GB Corsair Vengance 2*4GB 1600 Mhz = 6,000
Hard Disk = Weston Digital 2 TB Desktop Internal Hard
Drive 7200 RPM = 5,200
Power Supply = Corsair RM Series RM750 750W = 7,500
Processor = Intel i7 4790k Processor = 19,200
Graphics Card = Asus Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Strix DirectCU
DirectCU II Graphics Card (4 GB, GDDR5) = 20,000
Mother Board = Asus Maximus VII Hero = 22,000
SSD = ADATA Premier PRO SP 900 256 GB SSD = 8,000
CPU Cooler = Cooler master Hyper 212X = 3,200
 

Answer:BUILD A GAMING PC

Pcpartpicker.com is popular here for building lists and it checks compatibility too

Just FYI
As for your build, what are you building it for? Gaming, office, digital editing?

If games, which top 3 games
 

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Okay, I really want to build a gaming PC.
BUT I DON'T KNOW WHERE TO START.
So, I basically want to build a gaming computer for the experience of putting one together.
I'd rather have intel or AMD, whichever is fine.
My budget is anything, but $650-700 MAX.
Now, I know 650-700 is minimum for a GAMING computer (at least I think I know), but all I want to do on the computer is normal gaming. Like, not hardcore 4k thing or whatever, but just ONE monitor playing a simple game. I don't need ULTRA graphic settings on the game, low-medium but still high dps is absolutely fine. I just want to be able to play modern games smoothly.
I have an idea of some stuff I want, BUT I have NO CLUE with compatibility with these things. I don't know how to tell this stuff.
So could someone give me the parts of a good computer for a gamer such as I? I play WoW, D3, MC, L4D2, SMITE, etc.
I shoulda asked this earlier....today's Cyber Monday.. I NEED TO SQUEEZE IN SOME PURCHASES!

Thanks!! Please help me out
 

Answer:I want to build a Gaming PC

Well, since nobody else replied, here is a start: http://www.techspot.com/guides/buying/page3.html
 

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I've always been a console gamer, Xbox 360, because of my mates and affordability. But over the last couple of years I've been wanting to get into PC gaming because of the modding community, the graphics and, of course, steam. However, being honest, I never really understood half of the things that were being said and all the technical details confused me haha. But I've attempted to piece together a PC but I have no idea whether it will be any good or whether it would actually work. I'll give you guys the components:

8818R - CiT Vantage Type-R Gaming Case Black HD 4x120mm Red Fans Card Reader w/o PSU
AMD A8 6600K Black Edition, 100W, FM2, 4MB cache, 4300MHZ
EVGA GeForce GTX 660 Superclocked NVIDIA Graphics Card - 2GB
Corsair CP-9020015-UK CX 750W Power Supply 80+ Bronze (PSU)
Seagate 1TB SATA 3 Performance Hard Drive OEM ST1000DM003
Asus M5A97 Evo R2.0 AMD 970 AM3+ Motherboard
LiteOn IHAS124-04 24x SATA Half Height Internal DVDRW Drive - Black
Corsair Memory Value Select 4GB DDR2 PC2-6400 (800) Dual Channel Desktop

I also need to get either Windows 7 64Bit OEM or Windows 8 OEM.
I will be very grateful if anyone suggests any alternatives that may save me some money or anything I have included that seems unnecessary. These components add up to £597. I do not want to spend more than £600 in total and the cheaper the better really. I do not need a monitor as I hope to use my TV but I do need a wireless mouse and keyboard for relatively cheap if possible.
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Answer:Looking to build my first Gaming PC

A few suggestions:
(1).Your GTX660 isn't very power hungry so a 500W PSU is sufficient.
(2).Use the money saved to get this wireless keyboard/mouse bundle.
(3).Your << Corsair Memory Value Select 4GB DDR2 PC2-6400 (800) Dual Channel Desktop>> is the wrong type of Ram for your AM3+ mobo, get this Kingston DDR3 Ram instead.

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I'm planning on building my first ever gaming pc and need some help with the components, making sure they are compatible and also need help selecting a video card. Here's what I have so far:

Case: Thermaltake Level 10 GT

Motherboard: ASUS MAXIMUS VI EXTREME

Processor: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5 GHz LGA1150

Video Card:?

Hard Drive: Seagate NAS ST2000VN000 2TB

SSD: Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB

RAM: G.Skill Trident X Series 16GB (2 x 8gb)

Power Supply: SeaSonic X Series X-850 850W

OS: Windows 7 Premium 64-bit

Any help would be appreciated. Thank you all in advance!
 

Answer:First Gaming Build Help

Ok few questions first.
What kind of games are you looking to play?
What type of monitor and how big are you going to use?
How MANY monitors?
What kind of graphics settings are you wanting to run these games on? Max, high?

These questions will basically help us determine if your system is correct or maybe possibly overkill or whatnot.
 

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Hey im thinking of putting together a Ryzen gaming PC and im looking for a bit of advice on what parts to go for. So far ive decided on the belowCase: Mid tower or Micro depending on the sizeMobo: Still undecided but id like it to be SLI t o add another gpu at some pointGPU: GTX 1050ti 4gbCPU Ryzen 5 1600Ram: Advice neededPSU: Advice neededHD+ SSD driveIm hoping to keep the price around ?600ish So what do you think?

Answer:Gaming PC build help

Include your budget for better responses...

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hi I want to build a pc gaming that would run games at maximum setting with less than 800$.

I have the following thing in mind :

-Processor:
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T Thuban 2.8 GHz 6x512 KB L2 Cache Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Processor - Retail HDT55TFBGRBOX

-Motherboard:
Gigabyte Socket AM2+/AMD 740G/DDR2/A&V&GbE/MATX Motherboard GA-MA74GM-S2

-PCI-Express Video Card 1 :
Sapphire Radeon HD5770 Vapor-X 1 GB DDR5 2DVI/HDMI/DisplayPort PCI-Express Video Card 100283VX-2L

-PCI-Express Video Card 2 :
EVGA nVidia GeForce GT 220 1 GB DDR3 DVI/HDMI PCI-Express Video Card 01G-P3-1226-LR

-CPU Cooler:
Cooler Master RR-B10-212P-G1 Hyper 212 Plus 775/1156/1366/AMD/AM2/AM3 Universal Direct Contact Heat-Pipe 120mm Fan CPU Cooler

-Internal Hard Drive:
Seagate Barracuda 7200 500 GB 7200RPM SATA 3Gb/s 16MB Cache 3.5 Inch Internal Hard Drive ST3500418AS-Bare Drive

-Dvd Driver:
Samsung Internal Half Height DVD-W Supermulti SATA 22X Lightscribe (Black)

-Power Supply:
Cooler Master eXtreme Power Series 460W ATX Form Factor 12V V2.01 Power Supply - (RS460-PMSRA3-US)

-Case :
Cooler Master Elite 310 ATX, MATX Mid Tower Case with Window RC-310-SWN1-GP (Black/Silver)

thats what all please tell me if it is good or not. 'cause this is the first time i build a PC.
 

Answer:Want to build a gaming PC with $800

Why an AM2+ board? Because of costs?
 

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Just wanted to know if this was a good setup. Playing mainly games, the main one being WoW. Is it good value for the money spent etc?-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Gigabyte GA_P35C_DS3R (Socket 775) PCI-Express DDR2 & DDR3 Motherboard£88.11-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Intel Core 2 Duo E6550 "LGA775 Conroe" 2.33GHz (1333FSB) - Retail£111.61-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------SAMSUNG 20x DVD+/-R/RW/RAM SATA OEM BLACK£22.03--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Western Digital Caviar SE16 250GB 2500KS SATA-II 16MB Cache - OEM£42.29-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Antec Nine Hundred - Gaming Case with 200mm Top Fan - No PSU£65.37-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BFG GeForce 8800GTS OC2 320MB HDCP Enabled Dual DVI PCI Express (580MHz Core Clock) (1700MHz Memory Clock) (1350MHz Shader Clock)£200.93--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Arctic Power 700W PSU - With PCI-E, SATA, 20+4, ATX12V, 8pin +12V Connectors - Retail Boxed£36.66------------------------------------------------------------------------... Read more

Answer:First ever build - for gaming

The only thing i can really see is the os being the problem.Vista has had a few knockers regarding gaming,some seem to think xp is better for this.

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I am planning on building a gaming PC with a budget of around $900 Australian dollars and this is the list of components I have come up with.Graphics card:     $225.15Leadtek WinFast GTX 560 Ti 1GB GDDR5_______________________________________ ___Case:     $52.50Xigmatek Asgard II_______________________________________ ___Power supply unit:     $85OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular High Performance Power Supply_______________________________________ ___Motherboard:     $115.80MSI P67A-GD55 (B3)_______________________________________ ___Processor:     $212Intel Core i5-2500K_______________________________________ ___Hard drive:     $90Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB_______________________________________ ___Optical drive:     $20LG GH22NS50 DVD Burner_______________________________________ ___Network card:     $13TP-Link TL-WN350GD 54M Wireless_______________________________________ ___Memory:     $37.70G.Skill F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL 4GB (2x 2GB)I Have done quite a bit of research on these components but would like to clarify a few questions.Are all of these components completely compatible with each other?Will all of the components fit into the case?Am I getting the best price and value for all of the components?Do you have any suggestions to change a component?Thanks, James

Answer:First PC Build (Gaming PC)

Here is a very old opinionated reply.  Nobody needs a modular power supply, they don't work any better than the other kind.  And 600 watts is okay, in fact it's more than what you really need.  But it's a good investment.The really big question is why you're spending so much money on a graphics card.  This is your first home-brew computer.  Graphics cards can drive you crazy. Get the Graphics card later. Many motherboards today have video chips incorporated into the motherboards.  Most of these do not work or feel great, but do not do any harm  either.  In my opinion.  Same for the network card.  They now come with network card's built-in.   Get a good, but not overpriced motherboard.The most important choice you make is which CPU you to buy.  In theory you can always upgrade your CPU, but in practice is very expensive to buy a new CPU and possibly a new heat sink.  So put the money on the CPU and the heat sink.  They might last longer than the motherboard.About the case. Just get a standard case. Unless you are short on space under your desk. Standard cases are easier to work with.Like I said, this is opinion more that fact. 

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Currently about to build my first ever (gaming) pc build.
After a few tips;

Is it okay to have a micro-atx mobo when I am planning to get a mid-tower case?
also, what is the main difference between the MSI GTX 1060 6gb and the Asus Dual GTX 1060 - 6gb?
Is it better to get M.2 memory or an SSD?

Thanks a lot for any help!
Build looks like:
CPU: i5 7600k
Mobo: Asus z270M-Plus (M-ATX)
RAM: 2x8gb DDR4-2400 Ram
Memory: Intel 600p 128gb M.2 SSD
GPU: Asus Dual GTX 1060-O6gb
CPU Cooler: Hyper 212 LED 12cm Fan
Case: Phanteks Eclipse P400 Case
PSU: Corsair CX500 (80+ Bronze)

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I'm, for the first time, building a decent gaming PC at a low budget. I'm going to buy these one at a time. I'm not really sure how to check compatibility and have them all add up while keeping my budget. Here's my huge list:

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ORIGINAL SPECS
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Total Computer Power Volts: 100-127 Volts
OS: Windows XP Home Edition SP2 2002
Processor: AMD Sempron
Memory/RAM: 512 MB
Monitor: HP Pavilion MX75 w/ Microphone Hub


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SPECS AS OF 7/20/12-7/27/12 ESTIMATED
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[[This was just to get started.]]

OS: Windows XP Home Edition SP2 2002
Graphics CARD: NVIDIA GeForce2 MX/MX 400
Graphics CARD Display Mode: 32 bit 60Hz
Graphics CARD Total Memory: 64 MB
Memory/RAM: 640 MB
Monitor: HP Pavilion MX75 w/ Microphone Hub


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NEW SPECS WANTED BELOW
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POWER SUPPLIES
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Coolmax CTI-700B
http://www.amazon.com/Coolmax-Dual-Fan-Power-Supply-CTI-700B/dp/B001E01DDS
Dual-Fan
700 Watts (Whoa. ._.)
More than $40, BEST DEAL FOUND, Normal: $70


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Answer:Gaming PC build

I've been updating it. Here's the updated list.

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ORIGINAL SPECS
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Total Computer Power Volts: 100-127 Volts
OS: Windows XP Home Edition SP2 2002
Processor: AMD Sempron
Memory/RAM: 512 MB
Monitor: HP Pavilion MX75 w/ Microphone Hub


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SPECS AS OF 7/20/12-7/27/12 ESTIMATED
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[[This was just to get started.]]

OS: Windows XP Home Edition SP2 2002
Graphics CARD: NVIDIA GeForce2 MX/MX 400
Graphics CARD Display Mode: 32 bit 60Hz
Graphics CARD Total Memory: 64 MB
Memory/RAM: 640 MB
Monitor: HP Pavilion MX75 w/ Microphone Hub


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NEW SPECS WANTED BELOW
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POWER SUPPLIES
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Coolmax CTI-700B
http://www.amazon.com/Coolmax-Dual-Fan-Power-Supply-CTI-700B/dp/B001E01DDS
Dual-Fan
700 Watts (Whoa. ._.)
More than $40, BEST DEAL FOUND, Normal: $70


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Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL004
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=ST1500DL004-R
Refurbished
1.5 Terabyte (1.5TB)
SATA/300
5400RPM
32MB Buffer
+5 To +12 Volts
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Ok, so I have No idea how to build a pc (I have someone to help me), but I was wondering if all of these would run a pc and what case you recommend for cheap:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MZ9GJ1...e=395261&creativeASIN=B01MZ9GJ1N&linkCode=asn
http://www.frys.com/product/8940873...9wkm8ASG2vojgeSIUDXZLCoQSqTrfFYRxlxoCfQXw_wcB
https://www.google.com/shopping/pro...&ved=0ahUKEwiSuu-S28zUAhUIzGMKHZE-A5sQsIwCCAQ
https://www.google.com/shopping/pro...zWpDYCqK3nOGtn5VWa1C3vVVkXDKm5t7r7xoC_Hzw_wcB
https://m.tomtop.com/keyboard-223/p-c2547.html
https://www.google.com/shopping/pro...hSst_Ov9Qps9AqQTQ3NKo6leupJ_Je5ejBRoCmaDw_wcB
 

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Question: Build a Gaming PC

Friends in the UK wants to build a Gaming PC and would like to know the best place to get parts if anybody knows.......online stores are fine.

He doesn't want to spend a fortune but would like it to play most games

He's looking at
ASUS M2N32 WS Professional - mainboard - ATX - nForce 590 SL (Motherboard)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 5200+ Dual Core Processor
Sapphire Radeon X1950 Pro Video Card


OR
ABIT AB9, P965, Socket-775, GbLAN, ATX, 6xSATAII, DDR2, Firewire, PCI-Ex16 (Motherboard)
Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 2.13GHz Socket LGA775, 2MB, BOXED
XFX GeForce 7600GT 256MB GDDR3 XXX, PCI-Express,

So far.......
 

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this is the computer i have in mind Yoyotech Warbird RS2its for extreme gaming and a youtube channel, if you can suggest one that would help

Answer:trying to build a gaming pc

That looks okay other than the MSI brand of motherboard - Not a great brand.Personally I would consider something like this: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=FS-052-OG&groupid=43&catid=2475&subcat=2602 - The price is very close once you select a GeForce 780 video card and copy of Windows yet uses a better ASUS motherboard.You may also want to use the specs of those as a template to build your own.

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Question: Gaming PC build

Hey everyone, I need some help with my newest build.

What are you going to use the PC for? Gaming, video editing.
How much is your budget? about $3000
Are you going to buy online or from a retail store? newegg.com
Are you going to re-use anything from your current rig?No.
Do you need peripherals like a monitor, keyboard and mouse, amongst others?No.
Have you already bought any components?Nope. All new parts.
Do you already have an Operating System (OS) or will you be buying one? I've got Windows 7.
Will you need any aftermarket cooling, such as a CPU\GPU cooler or a watercooling setup? If you think I need more cooling or recommend water cooling, I would like to know.
Part list so far-

Corsair Obsidian Series 800D CC800DW Black Aluminum / Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
EVGA ACX Cooler 03G-P4-2784-KR GeForce GTX 780 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 SLI Support Video Card
CORSAIR HX Series HX850 850W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC ...
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2400 (PC3 19200) Desktop Memory Model F3-2400C11Q-32GXM
Intel Core i7-4770 Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646I74770
MSI Z87-G43 LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX High Performance CF Gaming Intel Motherboard

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Answer:Gaming PC build

Hey everyone, I need some help with my newest build.

What are you going to use the PC for? Gaming, video editing.
How much is your budget? about $3000
Are you going to buy online or from a retail store? newegg.com
Are you going to re-use anything from your current rig?No.
Do you need peripherals like a monitor, keyboard and mouse, amongst others?No.
Have you already bought any components?Nope. All new parts.
Do you already have an Operating System (OS) or will you be buying one? I've got Windows 7.
Will you need any aftermarket cooling, such as a CPU\GPU cooler or a watercooling setup? If you think I need more cooling or recommend water cooling, I would like to know.
Part list so far-

Corsair Obsidian Series 800D CC800DW Black Aluminum / Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
EVGA ACX Cooler 03G-P4-2784-KR GeForce GTX 780 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 SLI Support Video Card
CORSAIR HX Series HX850 850W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC ...
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2400 (PC3 19200) Desktop Memory Model F3-2400C11Q-32GXM
Intel Core i7-4770 Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646I74770
MSI Z87-G43 LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX High Performance CF Gaming Intel Motherboard

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Hello, I need advice in building a gaming PC. My budget - 1000$ (including mouse, keyboard and monitor).It's my first build, so I'd appreciate any reccomendations on parts. So, here are parts http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/partlist/The problem is - this list doesn't include monitor, keyboard and mouse/Mouse, keyboard and monitor I'm going to buy in latvian store http://www.rdveikals.lv/categories/ru/145/sort/1/filter/0_0_0_0/page/1/%D0%9A%D0%BE%D0%BC%D0%BF%D1%8C%D1%8E%D1%82%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%BD%D0%B0%D1%8F-%D1%82%D0%B5%D1%85%D0%BD%D0%B8%D0%BA%D0%B0.htmlSo I run out of my budget. Is it any way to make it cheaper?

Answer:Gaming PC build

First of all, link your build correctly. Copy paste from the permalink in the top left box. Like this:http://pcpartpicker.com/p/vnNtXLThis build I linked is close to what I have in my build right now. The processor is just a newer model and this keyboard has Blue switches instead of red. Obviously this is over budget, however, this is beneficial. Now you can see a complete build and decide how you will "trim the fat". That graphics card is $323. Maybe we move down to a 9TX960. Or a R380. Now lets look at the motherboard, there are many less expensive options. I put that WIFI card into my PC just last week and let me tell you, its worth it. My dl/up speeds are killer. Lastly, specifiy the types of games you are looking to play? If you are into League and such, this build is overkill. If however you are wanting to play Witcher 3 doing 4k at 60fps. a) You'll need a better card b) You'll need a better job.

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Hey guys, Im building my first gaming pc and I would appreciate if you could tell me if these pieces can hold togheter and if im missing some, like I said its my first build so I dont know if that piece is too powerfull or that other one is too weak, etc. I plan to play games like Skyrim, Battlefield 4, MMOs, etc.

ASUS Z87-A LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

ASUS GTX770-DC2OC-2GD5 GeForce GTX 770 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650M 650W ATX12V v2.31 / EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Semi Modular High Performance Power Supply New 4th Gen CPU Certified Haswell Ready

Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K

Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX

Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO - CPU Cooler with 120 mm PWM Fan

Western Digital WD Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive - OEM

Note: At first I had plan to use a 550W power supply but I dont know if it would be good enough or not, so please give me your opinion about it

Thanks for helping a noob
 

Answer:First gaming PC build

Good choices.
Depending on the price of that TX650 I'd recommend the Rosewill Capstone 550/m or Seasonic g series 550.
Also it'd be nice to find a kit of 1866 RAM, which you can probably find at a similar price if you're lucky and there's some sales.
Also depending on the price you can probably get a Samsung EVO 250gb for a little cheaper.
 

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Case: Antec Nine Hundred ? 99,98
PSU: Zalman ZM600-HP 600W (ATX, Heatpipe)) ? 99,58
Motherboard: GigaByte GA-P35-DS3P ? 124,59
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 ? 250,28
GPU: Asus EN8800GT,1024MB, GDDR3, PCI Express x16 ? 243,02
Ram: 2 x Corsair 2GB (4x1GB) PC6400, CL4 ? 95,68
CPU Fan: Scythe Infinity SCINF-1000 ? 39,76
HDD: 2 x Western Digital Caviar RE WD2500YD, 250GB (7200rpm, SATA, 16MB) ? 111,82
DVD-burner: Samsung DVD-Writer 20x Super-WriteMaster, Black + Software ? 25,50
Cooling Paste: Arctic Silver 5 Premium Silver Compound 3,5g ? 4,11

Total: ? 1170,02
 

Answer:How's this build for a gaming PC

Any comments on this at all?
 

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Question: Gaming build

Hello, I'm building my first gaming rig. Any suggestions on better parts or missing parts would be greatly appreciated. My budget is aroudn 650. Im trying to get as much performance as i can.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826146009

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231489

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147153

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128514

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102948

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106276

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103727
 

Answer:Gaming build

list the part with the link

what psu it will need to up here

80% quality 750w or better

corsair tx.hx.ax models only
xfx
seasonic

always buy case and psu as separate items
 

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Question: new gaming build

Hello,
Ive got 600-700 budget for a new pc.
Im deliberating whether to go AMD or Intel, i know that AMD am3+ motherboard will support any of AMDs new processors for the forseeable future, but im not sure about intel. If i got an i5 or an i7 and a motherboard to suit, when intel bring out now processors, will they fit into the same motherboard that the i5/7 fit into?
Any help would be much appreciated, thanks

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Hello everyone I am tiring to build a decent gaming computer for my son for graduating college. Problem is that I don't know jack about computer hardware and the people i ask say go buy retail, which is pretty pricey. So a friend of mine suggested that i build form ground up. So if you guys could help me fulfill my promise I made to my son I would really appreciate it. If you could send me links to parts or a shopping list kind of thing that will all come together to make such a machine. I am sure I could find someone to put it all together once I have all the parts. My son only has these simple requests, that it is black case and has green lights and can handle playing crysis and supreme commander at a good frame rate with room for upgrades. I am also willing to send some money through paypal for some assistance in this matter. So to anyone reading this please be my savior and help me build this machine.
 

Answer:Help me build a gaming pc

Please look at the sticky in the General Hardware forum and give us the required information.

I second Matthew's build as a great suggestion if it's within your budget.
 

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Hey! So, recently I've been wanting a gaming PC, but I am a complete novice who's never gamed on a PC, in a nutshell - I'm a console gamer through and through. But I want to get a gaming PC, or just a PC for between £500 and £700 to be able to play H1Z1, Battlegrouds, and various other games on either perfect quality or high, ideally with 60FPS. But yeah, I'm a complete novice, I have my brother who could help me build a decent system but I don't think he'll know even half as much as some of you guys.
Anu good websites that I can check out? Any hidden gems? Ideally someone who does near enough everything for me

Answer:Who should I use to build me a gaming PC?

No idea what will run modern games well now but Chillblast aren't bad considering their guarantee. Have a look around the site and the offers there.

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Question: Gaming PC build-up

Well this pc is for a friend, i made a build couple months ago, or was it 1 month? i dont know xD but Rage helped me a lot, and yesh it runs fiiine ^^ Thx a lot btw..

Well he wants a cheap pc for Gaming, and some photoshop/video editting, fraps and some other stuff.. Everything..

Well the budget is around 1300$

I bought some parts in december, people here helped me and i made my lil ''monster'' hehe.. Ok so..

He wants:

CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q95502.83GHz LGA 775 95W
GPU: XFX HD-487A-ZDDC Radeon HD 4870 XXX 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0
RAM: G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500)
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 32mb Cache
CASE: Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case (Dvd burner included)

Now the probs is what MoBo and what PSU and what CPU coolig he shud get for them, i was checking the same i have, an Asus P5Q but im not sure.(im kida nooby still )

I have a ''P5Q'' board, the fan i have is a ''OCZ vendetta 2'' and a ''corsair 650w'' PSU.. Maybe those works for him as well?

Thx in advance!
 

Answer:Gaming PC build-up

With that much going on and if you play on eventually upgrading, I'd suggest 800+ Watts PSU and for the PCU cooler a Tuniq tower could be nice.

When it comes down to mobo you should know EXACTLY what you need for you to choose the right one.
 

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Question: Gaming PC build

Hi I have an old pc from about 2000 that I just stripped down. I was looking into whether it would be possible to build a mid range decent gaming pc that will be able to handle something like battlefield 3 medium settings with a budget of 400£, and if I can salvage anything from the pc. Definitely gonna scrap the motherboard, cpu and graphics card. The power supply says 250W maximum output. Not sure if the lan card is compatible with todays motherboards. The tower is W175mm H350mm D370mm. motherboard was MS-6741 VER 1Was thinking of getting something like the radeon 5770 and motherboard, amd bundle.cheers I would appreciate any helppictures here click here

Answer:Gaming PC build

Have a look at these components:Mobo:Asus M4A785TD-M EVO click hereCPU:AMD Phenom 550 click herePSU:Storm 500 click hereRAM: Kingston 1600 click hereHDD:Deskstar 320 click hereGPU: MSI GTX 460 768MB click here which is faster than the 5770Obviously you will need to factor in optical an optical drive and operating system , but should come in within budget.

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The Nvidia site has a recent blog post suggesting parts for a $450 gaming pc.
They are not selling the parts (well except for the video card) but are just quoting current average prices
for parts available elsewhere.

Build A GeForce GTX 950 Micro ATX PC For Under $450 | GeForce
Graphics Card - EVGA GeForce GTX 950 Superclocked - $159.99

Chassis - Cooler Master N200 Micro ATX Mini Tower - $44.75

CPU - Intel Pentium G3258 3.2GHz Dual-Core Processor - $64.88

Motherboard - MSI H81M-P33 Micro ATX LGA 1150 - $39.99

RAM - Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory - $39.99

Storage - Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive - $46.99

PSU - EVGA 430W 80+ Certified ATX - $37.99

Total Price -$442.57

They didn't include a cost for the operating system. Well Linux is free, or maybe you have a retail copy of Windows to transfer.

The Intel Pentium G3258 @ 3.20GHz cpu has a Passmark benchmark of 4003.
PassMark - Intel Pentium G3258 @ 3.20GHz - Price performance comparison

Answer:Build a gaming PC for $450 or $4,200

Or Ars Technica suggests parts for a $4,200 ultimate X99 gaming pc.
Ars Technica builds one and displays pictures and info in their article linked below:
They also suggest using Windows 10 as the operating system.

Building the ultimate X99 gaming and benchmarking PC | Ars Technica

OS - Windows 10- ~$119 to $199**

CPU - Intel Core i7-5930K, Haswell-E, 6-Core, 3.5 GHz, LGA 2011 - ~$590**

RAM - 32GB Corsair DDR4 at 3000MHz - ~$500**

SSD - 512GB Samsung SM951 M.2 PCI-e 3.0 - ~$200**

SSD - 500GB Samsung Evo - ~$200**

HDD - Seagate 3TB HD- ~$90**

Motherboard - ASUS X99 Deluxe USB 3.1 - ~$400**

Power Supply - Corsair HX1200i - ~$260**

Cooling - Corsair H110i GT liquid cooler - ~$130**

Graphics - Nvidia GTX 980 Ti - ~$670**

Video Capture Card - Blackmagic 4K video capture card- ~$190**

Optical Drive - LG Blu-ray drive - ~$50 to $100**

Chassis - Corsair's Graphite Series 760T, a full-size tower - ~$200**

Monitor - LG 34UC97‑S ‑ 34" IPS QHD LED‑Backlit LCD Monitor - ~$900**

**(I have added prices I obtained through Google searches)

Ars Technica cost $4,200 (UK prices?)?not including the monitor.

The Intel Core i7-5930K, Haswell-E, 6-Core, 3.5 GHz cpu has a Passmark benchmark of 13695.
PassMark - Intel Core i7-5930K @ 3.50GHz - Price performance comparison

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Hello.

I'm building myself a new computer, and I'm looking for someone to help me find some good parts. I'm a serious gamer, and the parts must reflect that. Anything goes, just 3 limitations:

1. AMD only
2. Asus mobo
3. Keep it under $1,200

Weee! Thanks.
 

Answer:Help Me Build My Gaming Rig!

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Budget 1000$

Current Rig:
AMD FX 6100
SMPS 460 W Cooler Master
Corsair XMS 1600 DDR3 4 GB
HDD Segate 1TB Sata
Asus M5A88 MEVO Motherboard
Realtek Soundcard
Cabinet IBall 1161 Case

Gear:
Logitech G400 & G400s Gaming Mouse
Logitech Normal Keyboard
Microsoft Wired Controller for Windows
Steelseries Siberia V1 Gaming Headset
Zebronics 7.1 Iron Head Gaming Headset
F&D A111u Speakers
Logitech C110 Webcam

Monitor
Samsung 22" LED Monitor

OS:
Windows 7 Home 64 Bit

Please guys help me in building a new rig as my motherboard died last night
So I am in dilemma whether to update my current rig or build up a total new PC which will atleast last for more 4-5 years ?

Please suggest me what to do and help me guys and let me know if the old rig has some useful parts left over.

Thanks & Cheers

danny.archer
 

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Hello I'm planning on building my PC during the winter and I was just wondering if there is any advice you guys could give me? Some dos or donts. I'm not to educated on computer parts so if you could help me decide which graphics card to get, nvidia or Radeon or any other ones.
My budget is $400-$600 so if there are any builds that are out there now that you recommend please let me know. (Ones that include mouse,monitor, and keyboard would be nice too)

And how often do computer parts come out? Would I find myself buying parts in a few months just to upgrade? I'm not looking to have 4k settings just be able to play upcoming games like the division fallout4 at pretty decent graphics and frames.
Thanks ahead of time!
 

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Hello everyone, I'm interested in building a gaming PC from scratch and really have no idea where to start. I've never built a computer before and the whole process is pretty intimidating to me. I'd also like to keep it fairly cheap. My budget is about $700. I don't need something top of the line, just something that can play games at decent settings. I'd like to use Windows 7 as the OS and I want to play games like Fallout 3, Fallout New Vegas, Left 4 Dead 1 and 2, Garry's Mod, etc. If you guys could recommend parts or even recommend an entire build that would be great. Let me know what you think, thanks.
 

Answer:Help me build a gaming pc

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The Nvidia site has a recent blog post suggesting parts for a $450 gaming pc.
They are not selling the parts (well except for the video card) but are just quoting current average prices
for parts available elsewhere.

Build A GeForce GTX 950 Micro ATX PC For Under $450 | GeForce
Graphics Card - EVGA GeForce GTX 950 Superclocked - $159.99

Chassis - Cooler Master N200 Micro ATX Mini Tower - $44.75

CPU - Intel Pentium G3258 3.2GHz Dual-Core Processor - $64.88

Motherboard - MSI H81M-P33 Micro ATX LGA 1150 - $39.99

RAM - Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory - $39.99

Storage - Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive - $46.99

PSU - EVGA 430W 80+ Certified ATX - $37.99

Total Price -$442.57

They didn't include a cost for the operating system. Well Linux is free, or maybe you have a retail copy of Windows to transfer.

The Intel Pentium G3258 @ 3.20GHz cpu has a Passmark benchmark of 4003.
PassMark - Intel Pentium G3258 @ 3.20GHz - Price performance comparison

Answer:Build a gaming PC for $450 or $4,200

Or Ars Technica suggests parts for a $4,200 ultimate X99 gaming pc.
Ars Technica builds one and displays pictures and info in their article linked below:
They also suggest using Windows 10 as the operating system.

Building the ultimate X99 gaming and benchmarking PC | Ars Technica

OS - Windows 10- ~$119 to $199**

CPU - Intel Core i7-5930K, Haswell-E, 6-Core, 3.5 GHz, LGA 2011 - ~$590**

RAM - 32GB Corsair DDR4 at 3000MHz - ~$500**

SSD - 512GB Samsung SM951 M.2 PCI-e 3.0 - ~$200**

SSD - 500GB Samsung Evo - ~$200**

HDD - Seagate 3TB HD- ~$90**

Motherboard - ASUS X99 Deluxe USB 3.1 - ~$400**

Power Supply - Corsair HX1200i - ~$260**

Cooling - Corsair H110i GT liquid cooler - ~$130**

Graphics - Nvidia GTX 980 Ti - ~$670**

Video Capture Card - Blackmagic 4K video capture card- ~$190**

Optical Drive - LG Blu-ray drive - ~$50 to $100**

Chassis - Corsair's Graphite Series 760T, a full-size tower - ~$200**

Monitor - LG 34UC97‑S ‑ 34" IPS QHD LED‑Backlit LCD Monitor - ~$900**

**(I have added prices I obtained through Google searches)

Ars Technica cost $4,200 (UK prices?)?not including the monitor.

The Intel Core i7-5930K, Haswell-E, 6-Core, 3.5 GHz cpu has a Passmark benchmark of 13695.
PassMark - Intel Core i7-5930K @ 3.50GHz - Price performance comparison

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hi everyone just looking for some advice, i am planning on building myself a pc to run the top games and be upgradable in the future, im wanting to build the pc myslef and i have no experiance in building although im fairly technically minded so with some help im sure ill manage. im looking to spend around #400 pound, on tower only (btw anyone know why my keybord shows # instead of the pound sign) as its my 1st build i dont want to spend 1000s incase i mess something up. ive been looking at some specs on pc specialist site and was basically gonna use these as a guide when buying my parts.firstly, i cant decide which processor to choose, do i go with intel or amd? searched all over some say one other say the other.and then do i use SLI or crossfire?i also need a bit of advice on the tower and cpu cooler? how much should i be looking to spend on the tower? and how do i know if everything will fit nicely inside the tower?any other advice i may need on my first build will be much appreciated!

Answer:Help Build Gaming PC

Check the language settings in the control panel. You've probably got English US set as default. These recommendations are based on my Pc which i built recently. Cost a bit more than 400 but should give you an idea.Case: Antec P180 est.£70Mobo: Single slot x16 Pci Gigabyte P35 est.£50Intel Quad core est.£1504 Gb RAM (requires 64 bit vista) est.£60Graphics: ATI Radeon 4870 1Gb est.£200Power: Min 600 Watt, preferrably a brand name.Got various other accessories but thats what i use to get good performance for gaming.Good Luck, just be careful handling components and you can't go wrong.

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O.k. folks.I've read the posts about building a P.C. and I agree that not buying one from a box store. I am from canada and want to spend roughly 1500 U.S. for a decent gaming system. If I understand correctly there are three components NOT to scrimp on: 1) the cpu 2) the memory and 3) the video card.

There are so many choices.even within the cpu.p4 3.2 ht fsb or amd 64; and then memory.. ddr, ddr2, 3200, 4200; motherboards??? socket 370, 478,; video card. for gaming like doom 3 (XFX GeForce FX 5700 LE,ATI Radeon 9800XT???

I really want to get the biggest bang/value for the beaver
 

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Hey everyone, I'm unsure which of the three HDD's below to go for. This is what my build will be:

MOBO: Asus P8P67
CPU: Inter Core i7 2600
GPU: Asus Radeon HD 6950
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1600MHz
HDD: ??
PSU: Corsair HX-750W
CASE: Cooler Master HAF-922
DVD: ASUS DRW 24B1LT

And here are the three HDD's:
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 SATA 3Gb/s 1TB Hard Drive (NZ$88.41)
Western Digital AV-GP 1TB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200RPM 64MB Cache (NZ$103.17)
Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB, SATA 6 Gb/s, 64 MB Cache, 7200 RPM (NZ$130.92)

I'm quite keen on saving a bit of cash as I am spending more than I originally planned, but will there be a noticeable performance difference by going for the WD Black?

Thanks in advance!

Ah sorry, I meant Corsair HX-650 for the PSU
 

Answer:Which of these HDD's is best for my gaming build?

The best to get would be a 1TB Samsung SpinPoint F3, if you can get one in NZ?
 

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Firstly, its good to be back! And, as always, I need help... I'm looking to get a new PC soon, as my frankly shocking dell is useless. My nan just got one that is better than mine, made me realised how much I desperately need a new one.

Basically, I need a computer that can play the latest games with some eyecandy. I don't want a computer that can only just do games, it needs to be able to handle them nicely, on at least medium settings, if possible for my budget. My budget is around £400. I have seen a good computer here that seems to be able to do the job, but wondering If i can either get something cheaper, nearer £300 or improve it. I definitely need a new wireless card, wireless N. I am all right for Mouse, and will be getting a decent keyboard soonish. I'm going to be honest, I have a slightly dodgy copy of Windows 7 until I get a new computer, so looking for cheap copy of ultimate.

So, thanks for looking, and hope you can help!

Thanks,
Harry
 

Answer:First gaming PC build

And this is why I left... Any help?
 

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Hi all,

I've decided that I want to build myself a gaming PC for the first time in my life and my budget is around around eight hundred dollars. To those who has experience on building gaming PCs, how would you budget on what to spend more of on the parts and less on other parts?

Mainly I need to get:
1-Case
2-Power supply
3-CPU
4-Mobo
5-HardDrive
6-Graphic Card
7-Ram
 

Answer:I want to build a gaming PC

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Hi. I really hate my computer because I have a ton of games which I can't even play on it cus it's SO CRAP! Soooo, I decided to build my own PC. I'm just a beginner, so I picked some stuff that seemed good and I was wondering if you glorious experts could tell me if it's all compatible, and if it's all good, kthx:

Case\Chassis: AYWUN A1-6719 $3.63

Power Supply: ANTEC 500W Antec Basiq ATX Power Supply $70.63

CPU: It's my current CPU (Intel Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.06GHz)

Motherboard: INTEL G31 1333FSB mATX PCI-Ex16 GRAPHIC GIGA-LAN DDR2 $76.99

HDD: HITACHI 1TB Full-speed 7200 Deskstar 7K1000.B HDD $108.38

Video Card: ASUS GF9500GT $88.84

Sound Card: CREATIVE Sound Blaster 5.1VX $23.19

DVD Drive: SAMSUNG PATA Samsung SH-S222A

Please give me some advice, I really don't wanna go and buy all these to later find out they don't work together -.-

BTW: Don't worry about Keyboard, Mouse or Monitor.

Thank you very much!
 

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Hello, i'm lookin' for a Gaming PC,
i have a budget of £450 and i don't know what to exactuly buy, im having trouble in which to buy.
could someone list hardware components in which i will need.
E.g the following;
Motherboard
Grapics Card
RAM
Hard-drive
Processor
Gaming Case
And any others that you may suggest to have. and also could you leave the website links to these products which are within the UK.
I will be much greatful if some one could help me out here, Mitch
 

Answer:Build Me a Gaming PC

my suggestion,

cruise e-bay and get an idea of how these gamers are built and their price.
 

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Ok so I'm gonna be building my first gaming pc pretty soon and with the budget I have and reviews I read I wanna know what you guys think of these components like would they work together, are some parts overkill, maybe underpowered, and how would they perform playing popular AAA games (BF1, battlefront, mass effect, farcry 3) at 1080p targeting around 60fps. Also I might wanna slightly overclock CPU and GPU in future so I left that option open. Once again if there's a obvious problem with this build it's because I'm a complete noob and we all gotta start somewhere so go easy on me. (Also plan to throw in a wifi card)

Case: NZXT S340 mid tower
MOBO : Asus prime B350-plus
CPU: AMD Ryzen 1600x
CPU cooler: cooler master hyper 212 led
GPU: GTX 1060 6gb gddr5
RAM: Corsair vengeance 16g (2x8) ddr4 2666MHz
Storage: WD Blue 2tb HDD
Power supply: EVGA 600 B1, 80+ bronze 600w
 

Answer:First gaming pc build help

Hello
Hopefully some of our members will chime in soon.
@Evan Omo
 

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helloI want to build a gaming computer.Is it a good choise of components? The parts that I will use:Mobo: Asus maximus vii RangerCpu: Intel i5 4690k (3,5ghz)Cpu cooler: cooler master hyper 212Gpu: Msi gtx 970 (4gb)Psu: Corsair RM650Case: Zalman z9 plus or Corsair Graphite series 230tRam: g.skill Skilljaws 16gb CL9 1600mhz (2x8gb)And 2 ventilators for in the case (I don't know wich ones).Greetings

Answer:Gaming Pc Build

Everything there is ok, but I'd go with a different brand than MSI as for I dont trust their brand after many issues myself with their products as well as seen others with many issues with that brand. For video cards I like Gigabyte, ASUS, XFX, and others with trusted reliability and performance.

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I had a custom built pc made for me about a month-month and a half ago. I love it. It is so nice to have a hardcore gaming pc, something which I have always wanted, and something I have worked very hard to pay for. Let me break down the specs.

ViewSonic 19" Flat LCD with 4ms response
Antec P180 case
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4400+ Processor
ASUS A8N - SLI Deluxe
1 GB 433MHz RAM
(2) PNY 256 MB GeForce 6800 GT SLI enabled
Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Audio
Creative Inspire T7700 8-Speaker System
160 GB HDD SATA RAID 0
Vantec Stealth 520-Watt ATX Power Supply
Samsung TS-H552U DVD+RW / DVD-RW / DVD+R DL

Let me say once again how much I love this rig. I seriously kiss it once a week. It is my prize possession. I know I'm sick, but I don't care.

My questions is this... I know I don't have the absolute best computer out there. But I want to make sure I have close to that. Most important to me are the GPU's and the CPU. I have been reading a lot lately about GPU's, and I have heard that they are coming out with one that is SLI on one card instead of 2. So does that mean I can get 2 -Single Dual cards, for a total of 4 GPU's??? LOL! That would be sweet! Also, with the money I spent on the 2 6800 GT's, would I have been better off with just 1 - 7800 GTX KO? If so, why? Aren't 2 - 6800 GT's way better then any 1 card on the market today? If not, why? Then there is the processor. The gentleman who built this fo... Read more

Answer:New build gaming pc. Did I do it right?

You have an awesome system, pretty much at the top, no worries there. Probably your biggest hangup at the moment is your ram, actually. Up that to 2gb and you'll be flying. You'll want two sticks of 1Gb, not 4 sticks of 512, and you should look at getting a high performance make if you really are wanting to get performance.

What make is that ram you have now? Do you know what the timings are set at?

As for your CPU, not many games are using dual core at the moment (in fact, are there any?). The single core CPUs in general are performing better gamewise with their higher clockrates. BUT, hopefully the games that start coming out now will start taking advantage of dual core technology.

I am curious about the 433Mhz memory. I thought that 400mhz was the max. Need someone with more knowledge than I have to answer that.

As for your future upgrade options, at the moment the sky is your limit. Socket 939 is still the best for AMD, and PCI-e is still the best for graphics. That board should keep you at the top of the heap for a while to come.

Finally, just a warning for you (I have the same mobo). Your chipset fan may fail on you sometime in the near future. If you hear a freakishly loud noise all of the sudden, that's what it is.

Actually, take a look at your motherboard now. Is the chipset fan mounted parallel to the motherboard? I.e., square? (as opposed to being diagonally installed - a diamond shape)? The square mounted fan is the older type, an... Read more

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Hey there fellow geeks.

Going to add my question to the many 100,000's of other questions like this out there on the internets: I'm looking to build a mid-end gaming PC on a fairly low budget. I'm looking at spending £400-£500 in total and my ultimate goal is playing Planetside 2 with 50+ fps with as high a graphics setting as possible. Diablo 3 too but i don't have the game yet but plan to in the future.

I'll also be buying my parts off eBay and/or Amazon based on price as I'm only a student haha. So, here's what I've found so far:

CPU: AMD FX 8320 Black Edition, 2*4MB L2, 8MB L3 Cache, 125W (8-Core x 3.5 GHz) ~£105
Motherboard: (see below for my thoughts on this)
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 2*4GB (8GB) 2133MHz DDR3 (might get 2 of these, so 16GB) ~£85
Storage: Western Digital 1TB SSHD with 16GB NAND SSD (HDD part is only 5400RPM, is this a problem?) ~£55
PSU: Fractal Design 500W, 80 plus Bronze, Dual Rail ~£38
Case: Fractal design Core 1000 ATX Midi Tower (too small? depends on motherboard) ~£30
GPU: open to suggestions based on price and performance. was thinking nVidia GTX 780/970 but they are kind of expensive (~£200-£280), but you do get what you pay for in graphics cards so it might be worth it if it doesn't get slowed down by the rest of the hardware

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Answer:New Gaming PC Build

For a low end HDD, I'd go for a SSD for the OS 128 GB for the bare minimum:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148819

I know that isn't an EU site, but it is recommended. But, not at my standards, which is not what you want.

If others could chime in.....

If you are willing to spend more, I'd go with:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820167190
 

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Question: New Gaming Build

Going to bought from Newegg. Just would like your guys' thoughts and advice. Thanks

Disk Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16827106043

Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16811133132

Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16822144701

Mobo
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16813131011

Sound Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16829102011

GPU
I currently have a PCI-E BFG 7900gt 256mb

RAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16820134012

Processor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16819103759

OS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16832116171

PSU
I currently have a PSU that I know can support this build.

Grand Total 1,254.00
 

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Hi, I am looking to build a good gaming pc. Now here are the parts i have currently selected. please can you tell me if the would all go together or not and make any suggestions if possible.


http://www.ebuyer.com/product/175769 - motherboard


http://www.ebuyer.com/product/190673 - processor


http://www.ebuyer.com/product/114941 - psu


http://www.ebuyer.com/product/115480 - case


http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-3x2...?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1263770153&sr=1-14 - RAM


http://www.amazon.co.uk/Zalman-Ultr...1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1263761027&sr=1-1 - ram cooler


please any suggestions must be made on sites from which i can order in GB rather than the US, thank you.
 

Answer:Gaming PC build help

I don't think that you have any need for 6GB RAM as the Phenom II X4 955 does not have a triple channel memory controller. It would have been useful only with an i7 build.

A RAM cooler is also useless unless you're looking for extreme overclocks.

For the motherboard you'll be better off buying the Gigabyte GA-MA790FXT-UD5P. You may also look into the MSI GD 70.

The 955BE is a brilliant overclocker. You should look into getting a good aftermarket CPU cooler.

For PSU, I would suggest the Corsair 650TX unless you absolutely require a modular one. The case could have been better. However, that's a question of personal tastes.

What GPU are you purchasing for this system?
 

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hey all am having trouble building a gaming pc via a website i know a few bits about computers n stuff
but i cnt deside what to buy etc so can anyone with experience build me a gaming pc via

http://www.cougar-extreme.co.uk/ i have a budget of £600-700

must have software
monitor

thanks
 

Answer:Build me a gaming pc

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This is my first post.

So here's the deal... i'm on PcPartPicker.com and build myself a wonderfull gaming PC for about 1.4K$, because im due for a new one and want to play high end games with fantastic FPS, the site says its all compatible, but just to make sure i wanted to know if anyone had any advice, thoughts or any changes i should do before i buy all the parts, because this is my first PC Build afterall.

Here's the List of the Parts

CPU: Intel - Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor
- Amazon: 260$

CPU Cooler: be quiet! - Pure Rock Slim 35.1 CFM CPU Cooler
- NewEgg: 30$

Motherboard: Gigabyte - GA-H110M-A Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard
- Amazon: 70$

Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400
- NewEgg: 90$

Storage: SanDisk - SSD PLUS 120GB 2.5" SSD
- NewEgg: 80$
Western Digital - Mainstream 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
- Amazon: 70$
i'm buying a Hard Drive with my SSD, because usually an SSD is not enough storage on its own.

Video Card: MSI - GeForce GTX 1070 8GB
i know its expensive but i really want to be able to play every game at ultra settings.
- Amazon: 620$

Case: Corsair - Carbide SPEC-04 (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case
i know my motherboard is MicroATX, but i couldnt find any good looking cases that i liked in MicroATX size.
- NewEgg: 90$

PCU : Cooler Master - 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply
i'm not sure if this PCU is to big for the case tho... ??
- NewEgg: 85$

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I didn't know where else to post this, I'm new here.

I'm building a new PC for Christmas, and was wondering if anyone here would be able to tell me how it would run for games like L4D2, WoW, Borderlands, etc.

Intel Core i5

nVidia GTX 275

6 GB of G.SKILL RAM

550 Watt PSU

Those are the 'main' factors for the PC as far as I know.

If you need the rest of the specs let me know and I can post.



Thanks much!
 

Answer:New Gaming PC Build - Please Help

You might be cutting it close with a 550 watt PSU. What model of powersupply is it?
 

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last year i built my computer with a couple friends of mine..i ended up with a 21" flat screen monitor, cheap *** computer box gforce 4 2800ti, amd xp 2.6, gigabyte motherboard and 512ddr ram... well see this aint cutting it for me anymore!

money is no problem, im plan to get parts piece by piece anyways. i want the best things to have for "gaming"

what im lookin for is a bad *** motherboard, new amd processor, new case, 1gig of ram, new videocard, new hard drive. please help me out...i just want the best and only the best..**** duel processor sounds nice too but its not needed i think

Answer:what do i need to build the BEST gaming cpu

AMD Athlon XP 3200+ "Barton"
Giga-Byte GA-7NNXP Motherboard
1 gig Corsair XMS PC4000
Asus Radeon 9800XT vid card
two seagate 15,000 RPM 73GB hard drives

My advice: dont go 64.

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Hi guys
Can anyone out there assist me in connecting everything together inside my sons new gaming PC please?
Everything is sitting there waiting to be connected but unfortunately there was no instruction manual with the new tower , psu, or motherboard.
Please can anyone out there help me?
My psu is a G7 power extreme 780 watt and the tower is a Z11 plus from Zalman.
My motherboard is Asus M5A78L-M LE
I owe you big time if u can solve this for me , cheers
David

Answer:Help me build a gaming PC

Manual on line here.

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Is it possible to build a $300 gaming build that can run games like TF2, WoW, SCII, Guild Wars 2 etc, and slightly older games on 15'' monitor?

I have Win xp, optical drive and hard drive already. Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:$300 gaming build??

A 15" monitor? If the monitor is that old, the optical drive and hard drive probably are too which means they're IDE drives. New motherboards use SATA ports. You probably also can't find Windows XP chipset drivers for new boards and graphics cards.
 

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I have a budget of around £1,000 and am looking for a gaming PC which i can play on the best graphics i can get. I would be wanting to play games like Dayz Standalone and garry mod and later on i might want to record if anyone can help me please try i want it to last a while. i could go a bit over 1000 for monitor and keyboard but around 1000 for the pc

Answer:Need someone to build me a Gaming PC

Thanks for replying i like the look of this one click here i would like a decent enough monitor but mouse and keyboard i dont really need to spend alot on
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Question: Gaming Pc Build

I Have around $800 to spend on a new computer, I would mostly like to use it for gaming and school, what parts would you recommend? (ill be ordering off of newegg.)

Answer:Gaming Pc Build

i would save up to about at least $1000, then you could get one awesome comp.

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Question: Gaming PC Build

I am building a Gaming PC (also used for school and surfing the net) and am trying to make a few crucial decisions.I have a 37" LG lcd hdtv and my computer monitor. I am trying to find out how I can use both screens as computer monitors. I want to be able to use the LG tv as both a tv and a computer monitor without having to disconnect any cables or disable one monitor. When I decided to play games, surf the internet , or whatever else on the LG hdtv I want to be able to do so. If I want to do this what type of motherboard and graphics card do I need? What specs do I need to have in these two components in order to obtain the preceeding setup? Any suggestions on a motherboard and graphics card that would be suitable? (I am buying from newegg.com or a major electronics store like BestBuy, CircuitCity, or CompUSA) Could you search these sites or something and direct me to what I would need? Also my budget is fairly flexible but obviously I don't want to spend more than I have to but I want to be able to expand if needed in the future. I want a relatively high end graphics card but not a ridiculously expensive one (was looking around $200 for the card).Also, I am trying to decide on the processor to use for this system. What processor is going to run faster for both gaming and computing in general:1. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168191150172. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115028Thanks in advance.

Answer:Gaming PC Build

regarding the CPU,the E6850 is out of the question, the E6XXX series have been replaced by the E8XXX series.if you  are into overclocking, i would go for the Q6600. many people have been able to overclock theirs to 3gHz, mind you they had to install aftermarket CPU heatsinks.if you are not into overclocking i recommend the E8400. it is a dual core CPU native @ 3gHz.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115037regarding the 37" tv,this tv might be a little much for a graphics card, i dont know how well any games will look or handle on a screen that large. but if you have it already, it doesnt hurt to try.QuoteIf I want to do this what type of motherboard do I need?depends on your budget and if you want an SLI ready board.QuoteIf I want to do this what type of graphics card do I need?a good one. you will, however, not get a high end graphics card for only $200. i recommend the EVGA 8800 GTS 512mb for $269.99 @ newegg.

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hi everyone, I was hoping you could help me and give me some advise on my first PC build:
case: BitFenix Prodigy M Micro ATX case-black-£71.55
Power supply: Corsair Builder Series CXM 430W Modular 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX/EPS PSU-£36.52
Motherboard: MSI H81M-E33 V2 Intel LGA1150 H81 Micro-ATX Motherboard-£43.98
Processor: Intel Core i3 4130 Dual Core CPU-£83.00
RAM: Corsair CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9 4GB 1600MHz CL9 Vengeance Memory Module-£32.00
Graphics card: Asus Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 Graphics Card-£86.98
Hard drive: WD 1TB 3.5 inch Internal Hard Drive-Cavia Blue-£42.99
DVD drive: Asus DVD-RW Drive-£15.49
Software: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit Full Version SP1 2013-£50.00
Total:£462.51
I have researched and I think these are the best parts for what I want (games like DayZ, Rust, Loadout etc) and at the cheapest price from amazon and ebay,I dont want to spend too much on a gaming PC but im not entirely sure that these parts are compatible. so could you help me with these questions:
are these parts compatible?
where can I get these parts cheaper?
are there any better parts at a similar price?
should I get two RAM?
and what is DirectX?
Thanks for the help
Triumph__1

Answer:Need help on my first gaming PC build

Why not use Parts Picker you can input all your parts and it will tell you if they are compatible and the best place to buy them.

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Question: Pc Gaming Build?

Hello I was wondering what people think of this DIY gaming pc from new egg.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1594801
 

Answer:Pc Gaming Build?

The Mods don't like double posting for the same topic. I have requested this be closed by a Mod.

Continue here please: http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1126663-building-gaming-pc-help.html
 

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Whats up guys!

So in continuation with my other thread, Im building a new PC. On wed, im having someone come and buy my current desktop for $1300. With that money, i will be building another PC which costs exactly the same with shipping to my address.

As far as my laptop, i was going to give it to my mother, but its WAY WAY over powered for her use. so i am going to try and sell it for 1000 and with that money, im going to be buddying up with my brother to buy my mother a decent laptop that suits her needs.

We got an "estimate" on how much it would be to ship my desktop, and it was close to $150. but then i would receive it and would want to replace the GPU at a minimum. so then i would have trouble selling the current GPU in it. and on top of that, its way to big and i cant lock it up when i leave. So this new one is a mini ITX build that i can just put back in the box that it came in and send it where ever without too much concern.

hopefully i will end up walking away with a few extra bucks in my pocket and some spare parts for the new rig.
So with that, here are the new parts!

Windows 10 Home
Intel i5 6600K
Gigabyte G1 Gaming GA-Z170N 5
Corsair Carbide Air 240
G.Skill Ripjaws DDR4 16GB 3200MHz
EVGA GTX 1070FTW
Corsair H100i V2
EVGA Supernova 650W GS 80+ Gold
120GB SanDisk SSD-OS
1TB WD Blue- Storage
120GB Intel SSD
500GB WD Black

Intel Core i5-6600K 6M Skylake Quad-Core 3.5 GHz LGA 1151 91W BX80662I56600K Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 530 - Newe... Read more

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I am new to building pc I have some experience though I just wanted some help I want to build my pc and I want it to have the following specifications... i7 processor latest... some good motherboard with SLI ,PCI 3 and all that stuff so I can upgrade it later geforce gtx 590 I'm planning later to get another one so I want some help with that too is it wise to put two gtx 590 or should I just wait for the new series to come out.... also I want the SSD HDD , 32 gb ram... also idk about the cooling should I get liquid cooling or ? I'm also planning to overclock my CPU when I get the second graphic card.... I will get a descent PSU so what do you think is it a good configuration ? also should I build it my self or go to the local store and get them to help me with it ... also what way is the best to get the parts ? since I'm not from the states I live in macedonia a small country next to greece ... so what advice can you give me ? thanks
 

Answer:I want to build my own gaming rig

Qlcool said:





I am new to building pc I have some experience though I just wanted some help I want to build my pc and I want it to have the following specifications... i7 processor latest... some good motherboard with SLI ,Click to expand...

The i7 is a good choice and I personally think it is the best way to go. As for motherboard, I'd stick to ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI, or possibly ASRock.





Qlcool said:





PCI 3Click to expand...

I'm assuming you mean PCIe 3.0, PCI is an older card slot design.





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and all that stuff so I can upgrade it later geforce gtx 590 I'm planning later to get another one so I want some help with that too is it wise to put two gtx 590 or should I just wait for the new series to come out....Click to expand...

As long as you can manage the heat issues that will arise from installing two GPU's.





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also I want the SSD HDD ,Click to expand...

I'm assuming you know SSD and HDD are two different drives. You would want the SSD for a OS drive and the HDD for a storage drive.





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32 gb ram...Click to expand...

8GB would be plenty for most cases. 16GB would probably be all you need. It's my opinion that 32GB would be massive over-kill for the general population.





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Im not really computer building-literate so here i am.

Im looking to have a gaming pc built, but i dont know what to put in it. I dont want it to be super duper good at gaming, but i do want it to be somewhere in the top end, so that it can handle most games with ease.

Im in the UK, and my budget is about £1000, but like i said i dont want it super duper good so dont aim to reach that budget.
 

Answer:trying to build a new gaming pc... HELP!

this would come in at around grand and give you more than enough to play most games but dont forget you have to put an OS on that price and these are specs for a 64bit system (it's better for gaming.)

EVGA GeForce GTX 260 graphics card.
OCZ Gold 3x2GB 240-Pin DDR3 Ram
GIGABYTE X58 mother board
Intel Core i7-920 Bloomfield 2.66GHz CPU
Antec 1200 Full Tower case
Antec 850W power supply.

I have suggested the full case and a powerful PSU to give plenty of scope for upgrades at a later date, but you could save a little cash on those parts.
 

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I decided that I wanted to get into pc gaming, so thought I would try building my own set up.
What I chose:
Case = Cooler Master N200 (Micro ATX)
Motherboard = MSI Z87M
Processor = i5-4690K
Memory = Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB
Storage = 256GB SSD and a 1TB HD
Video Card = MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB
Optical Drive = samsung dvd/cd writer
1st question... Is this a good choice?
2nd question... I don't know much about this. Will I need a cpu cooler or a radiator? Will the stock cpu cooler be ok ?
3rd question.. Anything i've missed?
Ideally I want this to be capable of playing most games out there without any problems.
Thanks

Answer:Help with my first build (gaming)

Oh I wasn't sure on power supply either

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If u can help plaz do so i am trying to building a gaming pc & i need some assistance on what types of parts i need & how to go about building it :[/SIZE]
 

Answer:How to Build a gaming pc

Refer to www.Alienware.com. Select any PC that you like under their Gaming Desktop section. Configure that PC to see some typical specs a gaming computer has.
 

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I have recently been looking around the internet on which is better console or pc and I ended up going with pc. But every time I think I found a good build someone else says you can can switch that processor for this one or whatever and I'm so confused on what to do. Can anyone help?? my budget is around 650-700!

Answer:$700.00 Gaming Pc Build

For this I recommend going to thetechgame... They have good pc building advice.

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Hi everyone!
I'm really new to forums and Techspot seems like a good place to start!

I've decided to build my own gaming computer and I need some advices from other people. Since it's my first time building a pc, I don't want to mess things up. So if you have any advices for me or if you think my build is not that great or if some components don't match, I'd be more than happy to know.

So here's the thing:

CPU - Intel Core i7-950 Bloomfield 3.06GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor BX80601950
Item# on newegg : N82E16819115211

MotherBoard- ASUS P7P55D Deluxe LGA 1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel Motherboard
Item# on newegg : N82E16813131400

RAM - CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model TW3X4G1333C9A G
Item# on newegg : N82E16820145251

Video Card - EVGA 01G-P3-1465-AR GeForce GTX 465 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
Item# on newegg : N82E16814130555

Hard Drive - Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item# on newegg : N82E16822148433

Power Supply - Antec EarthWatts EA650 650W Continuous Power ATX12V Ver.2.2 / EPS12V version 2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC "compatible with Core i7/Core i5" Power Supply
Item# on newegg : N82E16817371015

Case - COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KK... Read more

Answer:My first gaming build!

The CPU and motherboard are not compatible. The CPU is socket 1366 and the motherboard is 1156.
 

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After much herpin' and derpin' on my part, I'm going to do what I should have done from the get go.
What are you going to use the PC for?
Gaming
How much is your budget?
~$1200
Are you willing to buy online?
Only from Newegg
Have you already bought any parts?
Yes, but will cancel order due to mistake.
Do you have an Operating System (OS)?
No.
Will you need any aftermarket cooling, such as a CPU\GPU cooler or a watercooling setup?
No, maybe a CPU heatsink if budget allows and is necessary.

I'd also like it if it was Intel/Nvidia based.
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I've already bought it, and on hindsight, I should have done this before hand.

Anyways, if some of you hardware gurus could rate my build, I'd greatly appreciated.

Case - Antec Three Hundred Illusion
Power Supply - COOLER MASTER Silent Pro (1000W)
DVD Reader - LITEON
RAM - OCZ Gold 6gb (3x2gb)
MOBO - MSI H55M-ED55
Hard Drive - Seagate Barracuda (1TB)
Video Cards (2) - N460GTX
CPU - i7 (3.02 GHz)

Total: $1230.13Click to expand...


 

Answer:New PC build (gaming)

dang only 1230 bucks...not bad

ps...im not a pc guru lol
 

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Question: First Gaming Build

Hey everyone! Im looking to build myself a gaming PC, but have never done so before, so I was hoping you all could review my choices and tell me what you think. I'm basically looking for the best bang for my buck, I don't have a ton of money to spend on this. Sorry if this is in the wrong section, wasn't sure where to put it. Alright, so heres what I got so far. I am still missing a Disk Drive and a Case though, not really sure what to look for in those fields, if you guys could help me out there. And I'm at about 700 bucks so far, would like to spend no more than 60 bucks if possible. Also, so far compatible? Seem appropriately priced? Know of any site where it might be sold cheaper? Also, I was hoping on getting the Intel Core Duo E8400, but I wasn't able to find one with a price lower than 195, which is around 60 bucks more than the E7200, would the price difference be worth it? Oh, and am I missing anything else (essentials) besides the case and drive?169.99 -Graphics Card: ZOTAC nVidia geForce 8800GT 512mb PCI Express Video cardhttp://3btech.net/zonvge8851pc.html131.99 -Processor: Intel Core Duo E7200 Wolfdale 2.53GHz 3MB L2 Cahce LGA 775 gdW Dualcore Processorhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E1681911505289.99 -Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-EP35-DS3L LGA Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboardhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...YTE-_-13128337109.99 -Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SPI 64-bithttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ... Read more

Answer:First Gaming Build

welcome to the forums. here are a few things to consider...1. all your newegg links are dead links. please redo them.2. do you really need a 64bit OS? there are numerous compatibility issues with 64bit OS's.3. i recommend at least a 500w power supply. 500w is about the minimum for gaming computers.4. you said your missing the harddrive, but i see you listed a 500gb samsung HD...?5. for a budget case, i recommend a case by XION (click here). they make affordable cases and they look cool too. they also come with a power supply that you can take out and use as a backup incase your antec PSU fails.

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Hi there. I'm looking for a very good gaming PC that I will be able to run big games at decent quality and framerate. It'd also be nice to have a computer that can record these games without lag. I also would want a computer that would be performing well for at least 2 years.

Now after researching it was pretty obvious to me that the best way to go was build a computer. So could you guys tell me which parts I should use? Here is what I'm looking for:

- Great for gaming
- Will be able to let me record whilst playing
- I have no budget, but don't go over $2500

Thanks for reading
 

Answer:Build a Gaming PC for me

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Hello everyone, i'm new on here, allthough I plan on using this site alot and helping members when I understand how pc's work and stuff...
I recently decided to quit console gaming and try pc gaming, and my dad agreed to pay up to ~800$ on a gaming pc (just the parts, no monitor etc.)
I wanted to know if this build is "compatible" and if it will fit in the case I bought.
So, here's the parts, I will try to include screenshots.
AMD A10-7870K Godavari Quad 3.9GHz FM2+ 95W AD787KXDJCBOX Processor

Rosewill RCX-Z1 Long life ball bearing for over 45,000/hrs CPU Cooler

Seagate ST2000DM001 Barracuda 2TB HDD 3.5" 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive

ASRock Motherboard Fatal1ty AB350 Gaming K4 AMD AM4 B350 DDR4 PCI Express

MSI GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X 6GB GDDR5 Video Card

Ballistix Sport LT 8GB Kit (4GBx2) DDR4 2400 MT/s (PC4-19200) DIMM 288-Pin - BLS2K4G4D240FSE (Red)

COUGAR CMX 1000 / CMX1000V3 1000W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified, flexible cable management Active PFC Power Supply Haswell ready Cougar CMX1000V3

CUK Lineage Black Mid Tower LED Desktop PC ATX Aluminum Computer Case (AC-CC-0024)







Im happy to read any comments, even if you're calling me an idiot , my main concern is that my pc will die really fast or not work at all. Am I forgetting any parts needed to build this computer, or is everything ok? Also, if you know any better parts for a cheaper price, or about the same price, please t... Read more

Answer:Low end gaming pc build - need help!

Hello sirprize10,

Couple of pointers for you, they are not criticisms btw

The motherboard and CPU are not compatible, for that MB you need a CPU like the one here

The brand of PSU is junk, the GPU that you have chosen only need a good quality 400W PSU that has 27 amps or more on the +12V rail, EVGA 500W here has 40 amps.

You have not included a DVD drive, you need one to install Windows, LG - GH24NSD1 DVD/CD Writer
 

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Qty. Product Description Savings Total Price
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EVGA SuperClocked GeForce GTX 660 02G-P4-2662-KR Video Card
Item #:N82E16814130826
Return Policy: VGA Standard Return Policy
$229.99
1

AMD FX-4170 4.2GHz (4.3GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ Quad-Core Desktop Processor
Item #:N82E16819106009
Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy
$124.99
1
Kingston HyperX Beast 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory
Item #:N82E16820104366
Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy
$79.99
1
Rosewill LINE GLOW Black ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Item #:N82E16811147170
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$69.99
1
Western Digital WD Blue 500GB 3.5" SATA 6.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #:N82E16822136769
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$59.99
1
Rosewill RX850-S-B 850W "Compatible with Core i7, i5" Power Supply
Item #:N82E16817182072
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$109.99
1
ASUS M5A97 R2.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
Item #:N82E16813131873
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$94.99
Grand Total: $769.93
 

Answer:How's this build look for gaming?

What games are you looking to play? This looks sort of like my build.
 

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Hello all, umm.. okay, basically ive been looking for a gaming pc for a few days, ive asked around, asked a few specialists the best gaming pc, but the best reply i got was to build my own, apparantly its rather easy and FAR cheaper. But, my problem is, i know nothing about building a pc or what parts i needed, one person however gave me a list of everything i needed (or so he says). But i dont wanna go out and buy all these parts to then find out they either: A: Dont fit together B: The system wont run C: I need more componants. Ill post a list of the things i was recommended to get, if anyone can spend 5 minutes looking through this list for me, and let me know if it truely is all i will need and secondly, if it will all fit together. Thanks to anyone who replies.Cpu-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103894&Tpk=970 AMDMotherboard-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131647&cm_re=asus_am3-_-13-131-647-_-ProductRam-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145263&cm_re=ddr3_ram_4gb-_-20-145-263-_-ProductGraphics card-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150506Cabinet-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119160&cm_re=HAF_932-_-11-119-160-_-ProductHDD-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136692&cm_re=500gb_HDD-_-22-136-692-_-ProductOptical drive-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135201&cm_re=Dvd_drive-_-27-135-201-_... Read more

Answer:Looking to build my own GAMING pc

Have you built town PC before?Your remarks indicate not.I have built and rebut many and would never say the following:Quoteapparantly its rather easy and FAR cheaper.If price is an issue, but you want a gaming foundation- you would have to start with:Desktop PC  (Nobody builds their own laptop, except Steve Jobs)with Intel Core i3 550 Processor. Forget AMD. Not for your first build. Trust me.2 GB RAM  ( add more later, prices will come down, they always do.) Windows 7 Home Premium (Wjy pay more?)100GB SATA driveGet a used monitor from a fiend or dealer. The are cheap but work good enough.I would NOT recommend you put money into high end graphics. Not for you first build.Of course, this is IMO.

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Hey,
I've been wanting to build a gaming pc for a while and ive been researching a bit about parts. I was just wondering what other peoples opinions were on this build
CPU: Intel Core i7-4770 3.4GHz Quad-Core
Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 Gaming ATX LGA1150
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600
SSD: Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB 2.5" SSD
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM
Graphics Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB
Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower
Power Supply: EVGA 650W ATX12V / EPS12V
Can you please tell me if theres anything im missing or any incompatibilities. I'm looking to spend no more than Australian $1700 (1000 pounds).

Answer:First Time Build A Gaming PC

I would suggest you downgrade the CPU to a Core i5 4670K, which you can then overclock, as i7 is generally considered to offer little or no advantage for gaming over i5. Spend what you save on a better graphics card, perhaps a GTX 770, for a better overall result.

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What's your recommendations?

Answer:What is a good gaming PC build for between 700-800$

Do you already have an OS or is the OS cost included in this budget?

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I want to build a new system for photo editing and for general work. I am not a gamer I just want speed. I'm looking at a Intel board DG965WHMKR and a E6750/2.66 processor. I'm OK with all the other specs I just want to know if anyone has any other thoughts on a better combo for about the same price.
 

Answer:Solved: New build not for gaming

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AMD FX-4130 3.8GHz Quad-Core AM3+ Processor
AMD STANDARD COOLING FAN
ASUS M5A78L-M/USB3 AM3+ AMD 760G HDMI USB 3.0 uATX AMD
8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1600MHz (PC3 12800)
1TB 7200 RPM 64MB CACHE SATA 6.0Gb/s
24X DUAL LAYER DVD-RW
nVidia GeForce GTX650 Ti 2GB DDR5 DVI/VGA/HDMI PCI-EXP
ENTERPRISE MID-TOWER ATX CASE
ENTERPRISE COOLING PACKAGE
hec X ORION 585 WATT PSU

This is what I created was wondering any suggestions. First build all parts are incomming, build was 420$ after shipping ect. Just wondering if I did decent in a first build I was on a budget for 450$ thankfully I had a windows 7 disk/key.

Are my hopes to high or am I going to be able to play modern games at mid setting decent resolutions.

Only other questions is about Network Card, Sound Card suggestions. Something cheaper but worthy.
 

Answer:First gaming build. This is what I created.

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well first off i wanted to build a computer but with all these new stuff coming out and hardware now being obselete...i need advice on what to buy...

well first off i have a limit on about 700-800 dollars...under 700 would be great...i want a computer that can play f.e.a.r, mtw II, company of heroes, and all those other high end games...i usually like playing rts games and fps games...

i also like to multi task...

oh yeah i just only need a cpu, ram, video card, motherboard, and a computer case....

i also had some in mind but not sure if its good....

Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 Conroe 1.86GHz 2M sharing L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16819115005

Intel BOXDG965SSCK Socket T (LGA 775) Intel G965 Express Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813121050

VIKING 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 667 (PC2 5300) Dual Channel Kit System Memory
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16820142013

eVGA 256-P2-N553-AX Geforce 7600GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814130283

now i need a case...

unless you guys have a better suggestion in mind...
 

Answer:Help Me Build A Gaming Computer...

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I am currently looking at building a new PC for gaming and perhaps also as a HD Blu-ray player for my TV. I will not be needing any peripherals but i might add things such as more USB ports and a soundcard later. I have already got a blueprint for my PC. I may at a later date SLi enable the PC with another graphics card.

My Budget is around £600 maybe slightly more.

Located in Lancashire but have good contacts all over England and i am willing buy online.

I am not re-using any parts from a previous build apart from my second hard drive which i might place in the machine as a slave drive.
I do not need a monitor because in the beginning i will use my TV. As for keyboard and mouse i will use cordless and will chose them nearer to the build time.
I have not bought any parts yet, this is the blueprint stage.


Here are my Blueprints;
intel core 2 quad q8200 2.33 ghz lga775 socket @ £152 inc. vat

4gb Ballistix 240-pin DIMM DDR2 PC2-6400 @ £55.19

ASUS P5N-D nForce 750i SLI Socket 775 PCI-Express DDR2 Motherboard @ £100

Hard Drive: does not need to be bigger than 200gb though due to i have a slave 400gb but i would like it to be at least 7200rpm

512MB GEFORCE 9800GT PCI Express @ £120

OCZ Technology EliteXStream 800W Power Supply @ £100 (My calculations say this will be enough, correct me if i am wrong )

This puts my build at £525 including VAT without the PC case or other extras.
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Answer:Home Build Gaming PC

Looks good to me. All reliable, and all will work together. I might quibble over the Q8200 vs 8400, but only if the prices are decent. You are overdoing it on the Power Supply, but I am a strong believer that the power supply deserves all the quality that you put into the motherboard.
Please let us know how it all works together when finished.
 

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This is the first build I've ever done so i have a couple of questions and im definitely listening to any of yalls recommendations.
Any help is really appreciated, thank you!
Couple of things I'm not sure of :
Is all of this going to fit in my mid size tower?
Are all my parts well balanced?
Are all of my parts compatible ?
Is 650w enough?
do yall have any better builds to recommend?
What are yalls opinions ?
As of now the total is right at $890
RAIDMAX SMILODON ATX-612WB Black/Silver 1.0mm SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Foldout MB Computer Case
Model #:ATX-612WB
$99.99 -$20.00 Instant $79.99
ASUS P8H77-V LGA 1155 Intel H77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Model #:P8H77-V
Mail in Rebate Card
$149.99 -$10.00 Instant $139.99
EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) FPB 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
Model #:01G-P3-1556-KR
$134.99
Rosewill CAPSTONE Series CAPSTONE-650 650W Continuous @ 50°C, 80 PLUS GOLD Certified, Single +12V Rail, ATX12V v2.31 / EPS12V ...
Model #:CAPSTONE-650
$119.99 -$20.00 Instant $99.99
Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 ...
Model #:BX80623I72600K
$289
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL
Model #:F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL
$45.99
Western Digital RE4 WD5003ABYX 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
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Answer:First gaming PC build ever - have questions

What are the costs in real money ££££ ???

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I posted a previous build on these forums but then I had to study for finals (which I kicked **** at) and I also had a few different choices in parts so here goes:

XtremeGear / CoolerMaster RC-1000 Cosmos Silent Gaming Tower Case

Newegg.com - EVGA 132-CK-NF78-A1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 780i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 Yorkfield 3.0GHz 12MB L2 Cache LGA 775 130W Quad-Core Processor - CPUs / Processors

Newegg.com - Crucial Ballistix Tracer 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory

3X
Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - Internal Hard Drives
(2 for Raid 0, and one for Data storage)

Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER Real Power Pro RS-850-EMBA 850W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply 100 - 240 V CE, cUL, TUV, NEMKO, BSMI, FCC - Power Supplies

2X
Newegg.com - SAMSUNG Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache PATA 20X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe - CD / DVD Burners

2X
Newegg.com - EVGA 512-P3-N845-AR GeForce 8800GTS (G92) KO 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
in SLI


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Answer:First Gaming Rig Build, need suggestions

Spend the highest percentage of your money on the motherboard and CPU. After that it's the Video Card(s), memory, hard drive(s), then CD/DVD burners. Go with a good 3rd party CPU cooler. Get the highest speed memory the motherboard supports. Check these specs carefully. Keep the case fans to minimum. 1 fan blowing in from front. One on hard drive cage, and 1 in the back case pulling air out. Arctic Silver 5 or 6 will be fine... Don't use too much
 

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Ok, let's get this clear. When people start talking about CPU's and Motherboard's, I am extremely confused and usually turn off. So I was wondering, is this a good build for a gaming PC?
AMD X4 Quad Core 3.1GHz
8GB RAM
2TB Hard Drive
ATI 6770 1GB Graphics
8x USB2
Gigabit Ethernet
DVD Writer
And then you've got the included crappy mouse and keyboard, the Windows 7 operating system and all that jazz.
My cousin who is into computers can't really explain it in normal non Jargon English left me these instructions:
Intel Core i5 2500k - £170
Motherboard - P67-No - Z68-Yes
CPU - Geforce 560Ti or 570 - Radeon 6870 or 6950
I am sticking to a budget of a maximum of £650 so if someone can give me some advice on parts and stuff it would be much appreciated.
PS: It's a desktop not a laptop, just though I should slip that in.

Answer:Is this a good build for my new Gaming PC?

CPU - Intel Core i5 2500k - yes
Motherboard - P67 or Z68 - Yes. Both good boards.
GPU - Geforce 560Ti or 570 - Radeon 6870 or 6950 anyone of these cards is fine.
PSU - Get a decent 500W minimum.
HDD - Split your hard-drive in two,so you have 2 x 1TB hard-drives which means one will back up the other. If you have everything on the one drive and it fails then you could lose everything.
Get a decent case, a gaming PC produces a fair bit of heat so keeping the insides cool is a must.
If you want I'll put together a spec for you tomorrow and you can run it by your cousin. I have been building a while now and I like my FPS's .
Let me know.

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Hi all!
Okay, so this is my first time building a gaming PC from scratch. Now I know most of the technical stuff, but I lack the knowledge of the smaller more precise technical things.
Below is the build I am going to be putting together but I just wanted to make sure that it will all end up working completely fine.
Thanks for anyone's help in advance!
PC Build:

CiT Vantage Midi Mesh Gaming Case with HD Audio, 4 Fans, Card Reader and No PSU
MSI Z87-G43 ATX Motherboard
EVGA NVIDIA GTX 750Ti SC 1176MHz (Boost 1255MHz) 5400MHz 2GB 128-bit GDDR5 HDMI DVI-I DP PCI-E Graphics Card
Seagate 3.5 inch 2TB OEM Barracuda Internal Desktop Hard Drive
Asus DVD-RW Drive (DRW-24F1ST, S-ATA, DVDR: 24x, CD-R: 48x, E-Green, Disc Encryption II)
Intel Core i5 4440 Quad Core CPU Retail (Socket 1150, 3.10GHz, 6MB, 84W, Extended Memory 64 Technology, Execute Disable Bit
Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 Mhz CL9 XMP Performance Desktop Memory Kit
Corsair Builder Series CXM 500W Modular 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX/EPS PSU
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro Pack

Cheers

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