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Comment reply on Branhar's Completed Build: Gaming/Video Editing/Programming build

  • 89 months ago
  • 0 points

Personally I think it's a solid build. If you like the sabertooth then enjoy it. You'll have lots of room to upgrade and that board has some staying power. You'll have fun upgrading this system over the next few years.

Comment reply on rdnrvn's Completed Build: Quiet PC Build for Gaming

  • 89 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice build. I've heard the gigabyte graphics cards can be a little on the noisy side.

Overall though, I'm sure you will be happier than a witch in a broom factory with your build.

Comment reply on Apocalypsing's Completed Build: First Ever Build

  • 89 months ago
  • 1 point

I like it. If you get the chance to take some clearer pictures we would love to drool over them!

Comment reply on kbmueller's Completed Build: First entry gaming build <600$

  • 89 months ago
  • 2 points

If you were able to stay under budget then I applaud you. Good build for the budget.

Comment reply on kiggaxwut's Completed Build: $1400 Budget Gaming Rig

  • 89 months ago
  • 1 point

Very solid build. Nice job!

Comment reply on binphan161's Completed Build: First Gaming Rig

  • 89 months ago
  • 2 points

That'll be a pretty sweet build. Make sure to take lots of pictures!

Comment reply on Invictus350's Completed Build: Invictus Gamer 2012

  • 89 months ago
  • 1 point

Very nice! It looks great inside and out!

Comment reply on weirdchris555's Completed Build: New Engineering/Gaming Build

  • 89 months ago
  • 4 points

Nice build. I approve. Can't wait to see some pictures of it all put together. As much as people dog the sabertooth I love mine. It does everything I tell it to do when I tell it to do it. You managed to put together a very balanced build for what you want to do.

Are you planning on adding a larger hard drive for storage in the future or is that something that you just don't need?

Comment reply on meleniumshane90's Completed Build: NCC-1701D

  • 89 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok, cool. Like I said, I had to think hard to find anything that could be construed as a negative. That was the best I could come up with.

Comment reply on taylormoates's Completed Build: My first rig

  • 89 months ago
  • 1 point

I really need to clean up the wires some more. One day this week I am going to have to go through the whole things and rewire it.

Comment reply on meleniumshane90's Completed Build: NCC-1701D

  • 89 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm a fan. I like the build and you cleaned it up nicely.

Trying to think of any negatives... Maybe go up to watercooling if you are going to overclock.

I do have a question. Was the samsung bluray drive worth it? That is an expensive optical drive. I know you can get an Asus bluray for $50 or so and I am just wondering what the difference is other than Samsung being the early adopter of blueray?

Comment reply on Painarasz's Completed Build: Gaming Machine

  • 89 months ago
  • 1 point

Can you post some pictures of its insides? I'd love to see what that beast looks like from the inside.

Comment reply on SpiffyJim's Completed Build: First build / Budget / Mid range.

  • 89 months ago
  • 2 points

I would upgrade in the following order as you are able:

Graphics card- NVidia 670 -> AMD 7960-> Nvidia will be a bit more expensive $400+ AMD cards will be a little less

CPU- Get whatever AMD card is out. It's next to impossible to pay more than $200 for an AMD card.

In the alternative, you can swap out the motherboard for a board that supports LGA1155 chips and get an i5. You'll find that is the most common configuration for gaming. You're looking at around $325 to make the change over to intel (cheaper if you can catch a good combo deal).

Personally those are the only two suggestions I would make for immediate upgrades. They are expensive upgrades though. The kingston RAM may not be top of the line but it won't give you any trouble either. Some of the people on here hate the OCZ power supplies but I am a firm believer in just keeping an eye on any power supply. Make sure it doesn't collect dust or start running hot and you should be okay. You will hear a lot of quips that you need a SSD. It's worth the money to get one (of any size) but it's just not an immediate enough need to put on the shopping list. So here are what the priorities should be again.

GPU-> CPU -/- CPU & Mobo -> SSD -> New power supply if needed to protect the rig

Comment reply on chimera128's Completed Build: Mid Range GTX 680 Gaming Build

  • 89 months ago
  • 1 point

People on here are sticklers for cable management. Truth be told, it does make a difference. Also it just looks much better. I am personally of a mind that if you want to spend a little bit extra just to get top of the line then it is worth it. Honestly, I am a little jealous of the 680 as are most other people on here. :-) Order that cooler soon though. I am personally a fan of the corsair water coolers. They keep things icy. Also, like most everyone else, I think a SSD boot drive is spectacular to have. Get one for under $110 and you won't regret the extra couple of dollars you spent.

Comment reply on blaketellefsen's Completed Build: My Best Build

  • 90 months ago
  • 1 point

Similar to my build. You should be fine. I don't think you'll catch any crap for any of the parts that you chose. Good job.

Comment reply on Alhazred's Completed Build: Another first build

  • 90 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice balanced build. Should hold up for a while. If you want to go for some improvements I would suggest a SSD first and foremost. The graphics card isn't the newest or shiniest but heck, if you are just doing a little gaming here and there and aren't a snob about graphics settings it'll do the job beautifully.

Comment reply on Edmundoh's Completed Build: workload and gaming - First ever build

  • 90 months ago
  • 1 point

Went back and did some searching. I think understand the difference between the two cards now.

Comment reply on Edmundoh's Completed Build: workload and gaming - First ever build

  • 90 months ago
  • 1 point

I have no idea about the cooler on it. That's not something I had given any thought to.

Comment reply on Edmundoh's Completed Build: workload and gaming - First ever build

  • 90 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build. I went with the EVGA 670 FTW too and love it.

Comment reply on taylormoates's Completed Build: My first rig

  • 90 months ago
  • 1 point

The panty hose idea is brilliant. Luckily I don't think I need it. All of the fans and fan holes on the case come with dust screens, which I think is absolutely amazing. Like I said, anything that keeps dust and pet hair out is awesome!

I'm not the average computer user. I have varied interests and use my computer for practically every aspect of my life. A beast is what I was going for and a beast it is. A boot time of 2 seconds for windows 8 is just icing on my cake. No load screens for wow was a happy accident.

Comment reply on Scaroza's Completed Build: Medium Spec PC

  • 90 months ago
  • 1 point

Meh, there are worse things than a OCZ power supply. Plus, he already stated that if he had known he would have gone with a XFX. OCZ certainly wouldn't be my first choice but it also isn't one I would sneeze at. If it is working when he puts it in, it will probably hold out.

Comment reply on Scaroza's Completed Build: Medium Spec PC

  • 90 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build for just under 1k.

Comment reply on taylormoates's Completed Build: My first rig

  • 90 months ago
  • 1 point

Feel free to let me have it. :-)

Comment reply on KenV's Completed Build: My first build (Gaming/Streaming/Video Editing Rig)

  • 90 months ago
  • 2 points

I just finished ordering my parts and was looking through other builds. Saw yours and realized that we are going to have really similar builds. I went with the i5 instead of the i7. but other than that it looks like we both had the same basic idea. I'm new to the computer building scene so seeing the positive comments on here gave me a little hope that what I chose was right.

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