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First PC build for gaming

capz
  • 65 months ago

Hi, please have a look at this build and give me some advice/feedback.

Thanks in advance

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor €194.89 @ Pixmania DE
Motherboard ASRock H97M PRO4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard €75.48 @ Home of Hardware DE
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory €74.97 @ Hardwareversand
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive €50.39 @ Pixmania DE
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Dual-X Video Card €224.89 @ Pixmania DE
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case €52.90 @ Caseking
Power Supply Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply €64.90 @ Caseking
Optical Drive Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer €17.05 @ Amazon Deutschland
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available €755.47
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-10-04 23:14 CEST+0200

Comments

  • 65 months ago
  • 1 point

What are you using for storage?

  • 65 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks I forgot to add it. Fixed now

  • 65 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh I just noticed something. What is the difference between the GPU I selected and this one

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Tri-X Toxic Video Card €343.53 @ Amazon Deutschland
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available €343.53
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-10-04 23:11 CEST+0200

I can only notice one has Core Clock N/A and the other is 1.1GHz. Can someone explain which I should choose and why?

  • 65 months ago
  • 1 point

Different cooler/different clock speeds/different inputs and possibly different pcb i think.

  • 65 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok you confused me even more :) The GPU I picked, will it serve good for gaming?

  • 65 months ago
  • 1 point

it will be fine. the tri-x is pretty expensive for what it is and isnt worth the price jump when you can just clock the dual-x to the same speeds. tri-x is basically the top of the range card and is more suited to heavy overclockers.

  • 65 months ago
  • 1 point

My knowledge about OC is minimal but as long as Dual-X will give me a good start Im happy. Thanks

  • 65 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah then the dual-x will do you fine. If you have enough in your budget remember to add an ssd !

  • 65 months ago
  • 1 point

Not worth it for 100€ more. You'll get the same performance.

  • 65 months ago
  • 1 point

Alright thank you

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