An evolutionary budget/value build and much loved gaming rig!

She started life just after the release of Phenom 2 in 2008 as a budget gaming build where the Samsung 25' TOC monitor doubled as my TV.

This build started with the Phenon2 X3 720 BE & then I upgraded to the Pheonom2 X6 Thuban (2 great chips.) before eventually moving to the AM3+ socket and the FX processor.

Likewise, she housed a XFX 5770 graphics card before settling in her final build config with the R9 270 -she always pushed playable fps in games like WOW and Aion @1900x1200.

Because she has housed many CPUs over the years but only changed sockets once, she is a testament to the ease of upgrading AMD builds.

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  • 13 months ago
  • 4 points

This build is so charming. It is perfectly reminiscent of those old 2012 AMD builds that I used to dream about owning. +1

  • 13 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey thanks man, I'm glad you like it.