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Comment reply on Forum Topic "i5 4690k and i7 4790k just dropped like $50+ each (Microcenter in-store pickup)"

  • 53 months ago
  • 1 point

You're also being ignorant. While it's true that Best Buy's prices on computer parts aren't the best, they have incredible prices on other products. I've gotten a best price Wii U (for myself), 23" monitor (as a gift) and laptop (also a gift) there. All of the above combined were only around $400.

Comment reply on maniac20101's Completed Build: my little X79

  • 53 months ago
  • 3 points

The step up program rocks, doesn't it?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Will an AMD Athlon X4 760k bottleneck an MSI Radeon R9 270X 2GB TWIN FROZR GPU?"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

No, bottlenecks only happen in severe cases.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Video Card Filter Options"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

That is the main thing the GPU section is missing IMO.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Video Card Filter Options"

  • 54 months ago
  • 2 points

The one I want is reference design/cooler or not.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "AMD FX Build - Can someone give me feedback?"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

This build is mostly for the patient gamer :P ; The newer integrated graphics aren't actually that bad. You'll be able to run AAA titles on medium-low settings at around 30fps, which is more than playable for a lot of gamers. Once you upgrade to a discrete GPU, there will still be an awesome improvement. The iGPU on newer Intel CPUs won't be too great, but once you upgrade to a GPU, the PC will be a great mid-high power gaming PC. Essentially the gaming PC flagship (You could technically go up to an i7 and all that jazz, but for gaming this is really all you'll need).

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Can someone approve my budget build?"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

no problems :)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Can someone approve my budget build?"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks good, pretty similar to my first build :P You could save money on the motherboard and the Optical Drive, but other than that it's good :)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "AMD FX Build - Can someone give me feedback?"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Update 3: If you want to upgrade the GPU later on. You'll be running off the i5's integrated graphics until then, but the final result will turn out the best. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $183.17 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H81-D3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $58.99 @ Directron
Memory PNY XLR8 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $73.38 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $53.89 @ Directron
Case Rosewill Galaxy-01-A ATX Mid Tower Case $44.02 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA 430W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply $12.38 @ NCIX US
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $425.83
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-01 19:25 EST-0500

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help on parts for my first build"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

When switching between different processor brands and generations, you have to get motherboards with different chipsets, yeah. The LGA1150 socket (It can go up to a high-end i7) has much more upgradability than the AM3+ socket (which can only go up to an FX-9590).

Comment reply on Forum Topic "AMD FX Build - Can someone give me feedback?"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Update 2: If you plan to upgrade the CPU later on. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Pentium G3220 3.0GHz Dual-Core Processor $53.98 @ NCIX US
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H81-D3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $58.99 @ Directron
Memory PNY XLR8 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $73.38 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $53.89 @ Directron
Video Card PowerColor Radeon R9 270 2GB TurboDuo Video Card $110.38 @ Newegg
Case Rosewill Galaxy-01-A ATX Mid Tower Case $44.02 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA 430W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply $12.38 @ NCIX US
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $407.02
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-01 19:22 EST-0500

Comment reply on Forum Topic "AMD FX Build - Can someone give me feedback?"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

2 more on the way, one in case you want to upgrade the CPU, one in case you want to upgrade the GPU.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help on parts for my first build"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

If you're planning to do more gaming, I'd make that the primary focus of the specs. I'd go with a Pentium G3220 (a nice little budget gem) at first, and when you get the money, upgrade to an i5 or i7 (i7 being if you feel you want the horsepower when rendering and whatnot).

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help on parts for my first build"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

No, the motherboard has to have the same socket type as the CPU.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "AMD FX Build - Can someone give me feedback?"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Update 1: If you don't plan to upgrade anything. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $91.78 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard $54.91 @ Amazon
Memory PNY XLR8 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $73.38 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $53.89 @ Directron
Video Card PowerColor Radeon R9 270 2GB TurboDuo Video Card $110.38 @ Newegg
Case Rosewill Galaxy-01-A ATX Mid Tower Case $44.02 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA 430W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply $12.38 @ NCIX US
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $440.74
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-01 19:16 EST-0500

Comment reply on Forum Topic "AMD FX Build - Can someone give me feedback?"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

I'd downgrade to an FX-6300 and get a better GPU unless you're planning to upgrade.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help on parts for my first build"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

The AM3+ Socket has no new or more powerful options. Don't get me wrong, the 6300 is great, I have one in my own build.

Which do you think you'll be doing more of, intensity and quantity-wise, gaming or graphical/video work?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help on parts for my first build"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

The FX-6300 has little to no upgradability. How intensive is the graphical work you'll be doing going to be? Is it for YouTube?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help on parts for my first build"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

In that case, going Intel would help alot. You could save money now by getting a Pentium G3220 and upgrade to an i5 later on since the CPU doesn't matter as much in gaming.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help on parts for my first build"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Are you planning to upgrade ever?

Comment reply on PresiCorrupto's Completed Build: Light Gaming Build!!!

  • 54 months ago
  • 5 points

You should probably get a good ol' Corsair or EVGA ASAP before it burns the neighborhood down.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Cyber Monday Buy"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

What I need is awesome computer with 2 possibly 24" screens, just need a ssd for storage since I have access to 3TB hard drive.

Yup.

Comment reply on Benmill7's Completed Build: First build i7-4770k ATX

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

For when this was built, it's pretty good! Around that time, R9 290s were at an all-time low and you could've picked one up for around the price of that 280X, and the i7 is overkill for gaming, but overall it's really great!

Comment reply on manirelli's Build Guide: Great Gaming Build

  • 54 months ago
  • 2 points

The i7 is totally unnecessary for gaming. The hyperthreading isn't going to give you more fps either. So... no.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Keyboard S.O.S"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Argh error sorry. Could a staff member please delete the extra copies? (nvm fixed it myself)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Keyboard S.O.S"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm more on the CM scene, the selection and prices are better (in my opinion) than Logitech. I too love the Blues, and the Rapid and Rapid-I are great choices.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Is it Taboo to have both a PC and a console?"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

PC = Best Graphics PlayStation = Most powerful console Xbox = 50% exclusives, 50% fanboy machine Nintendo = Underrated, great exclusives, bang for buck

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Keyboard S.O.S"

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Anything from the Cooler Master CM Storm Line that looks nice and has good reviews (4+/5) will work, and so will a Logitech in the same price range.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Mini Master Races"

  • 54 months ago
  • 2 points

How about gaming headset master race?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "adware problem"

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

So yeah, right now I'm just going to use Firefox.

I'm trying all these solutions until the adware goes away permanently.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "adware problem"

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

None of these have worked somehow I've tried each solution multiple times and apparently the adware is still hiding from me.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "adware problem"

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

After doing 4 scans with iit, apparently this adware is a real sneaky piece of crap.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "adware problem"

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

I'll try that.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "adware problem"

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

I already tried that unfortunately. Nothing shifty.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "adware problem"

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

It's already back ugh

PLEASE HELP!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Feedback please... :')"

  • 57 months ago
  • 2 points

Looks good, although I'd get a cheaper Pentium if you don't plan on overclocking.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "adware problem"

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

thx man

I finally don't have to use Firefox anymore <3

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Is 8GB of RAM enough for heavily modded skyrim on a 1440p monitor?"

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

unless you're weird and run triple-channel RAM on ultra-strange motherboards

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Is 8GB of RAM enough for heavily modded skyrim on a 1440p monitor?"

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

I'd say get 12GB, to be safe but not overpay.

Comment reply on SuryaM's Completed Build: Friend's PC Build (Budget-$500)

  • 57 months ago
  • 1 point

Well, that too... but the price and look reminds me of the Photon

Comment reply on gunit1111's Completed Build: The Dark Knight

  • 58 months ago
  • 1 point

Excuse me, but I upvoted it, I like his build, I'm just saying that it's possible to get a higher-end GPU in a build like this. You also realize we resolved this last month? Yeah, seriously. So the phrase "quit fighting over this" is completely untrue. PLEASE check the post date before replying, because otherwise you come off as kind of stupid.

Comment reply on topgun_Iceman's Completed Build: First Build - Etch-A-Sketch

  • 58 months ago
  • 2 points

+1 for the name.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "What Settings Will My Rig Be Able to Play Minecraft On?"

  • 58 months ago
  • 2 points

My build is weaker than this and gets Minecraft at max settings with 90+fps.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Best MoBo for a FX6300??"

  • 58 months ago
  • 1 point

That Asus one and the MSI 970A-G43 are both the best motherboards for an FX-6300 in their budget range.

Comment reply on KingXee's Completed Build: Upgrading my whole setup soon

  • 59 months ago
  • 1 point

When the new 800-series nVidia GPUs come out, you could get two of them in SLI, since they will be Maxwell, low power consumption GPUs. Maybe two 880's.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Video card in PCI-E x8 slot?"

  • 59 months ago
  • 1 point

Ah, I don't know much about PCI-E.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Intel pentium G3258 for gaming."

  • 59 months ago
  • 1 point

A similar/better CPU for cheaper/same price. I'd personally go with an AMD FX-6300 or Athlon X4 760K.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Gaming Pc, 1000-1200$"

  • 59 months ago
  • -2 points

-BIOS update much?

-H97 adds support for m.2, SATA Express, and support for Broadwell. Is that "extremely similar?"

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Gaming Pc, 1000-1200$"

  • 59 months ago
  • 0 points

Um... H87 is outdated. Put an H97 in there and change the OS to 8.1, which doesn't lose support in 5 months.

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