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Comment reply on Forum Topic "GTX 760 VS R9 280X clocked at 850 mhz."

  • 64 months ago
  • 2 points

gpuboss ****** up just saying ._.

They're biased towards nvidia.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Corsair 300R vs Rosewill Challenger (U3)"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I have a XFX R9 280x and I can't fit it in the challenger, but the 300R is a bit too much for my budget.

Can you recommend a case with usb 3.0 that will fit my card?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Corsair 300R vs Rosewill Challenger (U3)"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

What about size/cable management?

I have a XFX R9 280X, which is a huge card, and I don't know if it will fit in both.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "GTX 760 VS R9 280X clocked at 850 mhz."

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Also, I will be playing on a single 1920 x 1080p monitor, so would sli/crossfire increase my performance?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "GTX 760 vs R9 280X clocked at 850 mhz."

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Also, I will be playing on a single 1920 x 1080p monitor, so would sli/crossfire increase my performance?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "First Build"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for all the help!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "First Build"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

These are measured at 100% load though. How much will the psu supply?

Are you saying that the psu wont work or it wont be efficient?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "First Build"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

What are your sources for this info?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "First Build"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

I updated the build heres the new link https://pcpartpicker.com/forums/topic/41084-first-build

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Cooler master i700 with dual gtx 760s"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

what about wattage? Nvidia says 700 watts is (recommended?) for gtx 760s in sli, but is that with a bit of cushion or no?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need Advice"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

If he has the money, he can do it. I don't care about capacity personally. I'm telling him about the speed.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "1st build in 10 years, suggestions?"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

1600 RAM is fine with Intel. 1866 to 1600 has barely any performance increase. Think 1 fps more.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "1st build in 10 years, suggestions?"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Alright just change the motherboard and power supply, then you're set.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "1st build in 10 years, suggestions?"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Is this for work or gaming?

Maybe 600 watts, just to be safe.

Definitely change the mobo if not overclocking.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "1st build in 10 years, suggestions?"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Are you looking to overclock? If not, you should change the motherboard to an H81 or H87. Otherwise opt for an i5-4670k.

That ram is actually the one I'm going to use, tight cas and timing for 1866, good choice.

Graphics Card is fine.

I don't think you need to go as far as 750 watts imo. Seems fine other than that, but can you hook up the computer to a router w/ ethernet?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need Advice"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

i7 is overkill for gaming. Go for an i5-4670k or an i5-4970k.

2133 RAM has no performance increase on the Intel platform. The max you can get out of ram is 1866 with cas 8/9 and tight timings.

Other than that it seems fine.

Comment reply on nickmlo's Completed Build: First Build- Intel i7 4770k

  • 64 months ago
  • 2 points

Why not skip the GTX 750 TI and just opt for integrated? You said it was minor gaming, and Intel HD 4600 is fine for minor games. Hell, I run BF4 with the 4600 on all high perfectly fine.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Opinions on my first build?"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Actually, that ram you recommended is more expensive and has cas 9. It is not faster in any way (for Intel) and it also has 1.65 volts running into it, and I don't want that as that voids the Intel warranty. 2133 has no performance increase.

Z87 board is for upgrading processors. IMO Nvidia works better w/ Intel. I'd use an ATI/AMD gpu for an AMD build. Also, remember I'm on a budget build.

I doubt any of those changes would benefit me. Thank you for the opinion but I'll stick w/ what I have.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "i5-4670 with DDR3 1600, 1866, or 2133?"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

i5-4670. Stocks are 1333, 1600.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Opinions wanted on parts for gamin rig"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

4 GB Vram is a bit overkill unless gaming on 4k. I recommend the MSI version of the gtx 770 for higher clock speed/lower price. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127741

Comment reply on Forum Topic "First Build, Feedback Appreciated!"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

mobo is in case of processor upgrade.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "First Build, Feedback Appreciated!"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Mainly gaming, light games like league, but also more gpu stressing like watch dogs, planetside 2, etc.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "First Build"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

parts aren't being bought right now that's what i forgot to mention. This build should be done at end of July.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "First Build"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Unfortunately, I'm running on a low budget. The only reason I got a high end GPU is because of the free processor and hdd :)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "My Very First Build"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you so much for all the help :D

Comment reply on Forum Topic "My Very First Build"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Any recommendations for a case with 2 front USB ports? I found some from CoolerMaster and Corsair for around the same price.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "My Very First Build"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Not going to buy an aftermarket, sticking with stock. If I upgrade to an unlocked processor then I will.

Updated build:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4670 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor Purchased For $0.00
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z87-DS3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $96.78 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory $79.99 @ Newegg
Storage Hitachi Deskstar 7K2000 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Purchased For $0.00
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB TWIN FROZR Video Card $319.99 @ Amazon
Case Rosewill Challenger-U3 ATX Mid Tower Case $38.00 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair Builder 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $39.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer $14.99 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $589.74
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-20 09:52 EDT-0400

So ram frequency will be fine as long as I manually set timing and voltage?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "My Very First Build"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Ty :D So I can buy 2133 speed ram and it would be compatible with my current build? What are the requirements to overclock ram? Do you need extra cooling or anything?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "My Very First Build"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Doesn't the mobo support 1866 ram overclocked? My cpu can't overclock...

Comment reply on Forum Topic "My Very First Build"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

I prefer Intel and Nvidia vs Intel and AMD. I go AMD chips with AMD cards.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "My Very First Build"

  • 64 months ago
  • 0 points

That board is just in case I upgrade processors. Maybe to an i7 2600k or something.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Feedback Would Be Much Appreciated"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Hmm. Ok. I was talking to the comment below about upgrading and I'll probably stick with the z97. Will the gigabyte z87 will be sufficient if I were to upgrade to say an i5 4670k?

That msi card is the wrong one. For some reason pcpartpicker doesn't have the one on newegg...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127741

The clock speed is about 20 mhz higher. However, that's overclocked. Does that mean the gpu is overclocked or the cpu?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Feedback Would Be Much Appreciated"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

So if my cpu can't be overclocked why would I get a board that supports oc? Why change it in the first place is my actual question I suppose.

I reviewed your changes and made a few of my own.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4670 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor Purchased For $0.00
Motherboard MSI Z97 PC MATE ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $88.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $79.99 @ Newegg
Storage Hitachi Deskstar 7K2000 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Purchased For $0.00
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB TWIN FROZR Video Card $319.99 @ Amazon
Case Rosewill Challenger-U3 ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair Builder 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $39.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer $14.99 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $603.94
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-19 01:12 EDT-0400

Even though Evga has superior warranty. I always stick with MSI (higher clock speed better oc etc.) The thing I'm really uncomfortable with is that the gpu is taking up half the build budget. I'm running on a bit of a low budget. How long do you think a GTX 760 would last? I understand that the GTX 770 is an amazing card but I'd like to cut corners. The GTX 760 provides sufficient framerate for what I need... I don't feel like spending another hundred just for 20-30 more frames.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Feedback Would Be Much Appreciated"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

I've never heard of that ram, and I'd like to stick with either g.skill or corsair really. I was looking at that gtx 770, but would 600 watts really be enough? I plan to add case fans and upgrade processors in the future. Also, does the z97 chipset support OC? Sorry if it's an obvious question...

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Feedback Would Be Much Appreciated"

  • 64 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I read things about z87 being used for oc just a few minutes ago :P

Primarily gaming, but practical uses as well.

But yes I'd like to stick with the z87 board if I can due to processor upgrades.

PSU wattage is primarily insurance, safety, and upgrading. I'd like to go 100-200 watts higher than recommended just for personal comfort. Plus, $70 for 700 watts? I think yes.

Comment reply on Necronomiconomist's Completed Build: Ozymandias

  • 65 months ago
  • 2 points

Why do you have 2400 mhz ram running at 999mhz?

Comment reply on jakecru's Completed Build: Green and Blue First Build with the Storm Trooper!

  • 65 months ago
  • 1 point

Hows that ram working for you? I'm thinking of getting it but my motherboard supports that speed overclocked. I have no experience with overclocking ram/cpu and from the reviews I heard that if you don't set the timings and such, it'll default to 1600 mhz with cas of 11. Also, nice build! +1

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