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Rage487

83 months ago

I am planning on building my first PC around the end of May/beginning of June and am trying to keep it somewhere under $1000 (preferably under $900). I want to be able to play games like League of Legends, Starcraft 2, Diablo 3, Path of Exile, Minecraft, Terraria, etc etc.....at higher than bare minimum graphics settings with 15-30FPS like my current rig is getting me. It would also be nice if it could last me a year or two without having to make many major upgrades. I have gotten a few opinions from my friends and have come up with what I think is a pretty good build, but now I might as well get as many opinions on it as possible between now and when I buy it. I will be thankful if some more knowledgeable people were to give me their advice. =D

AMD Build = http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Of2f

Intel Build = http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Ofjb

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  • 83 months ago
  • 2 points

Let me first off by saying great build. But i do have a few recommendations. Fist off: You do not need 16gb of ram for a gaming pc. 8gb is more than enough. With the money you save, id ugrade the gpu to the Sapphire 7870 Xt.

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

The 7870 XT Sapphire is a great card and yea 8GB is enough i dont use 6 rendering a 1080p vid in sony vegas and playing bf3 on ultra but i had stuttering but who wouldn't...

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  • 83 months ago
  • 2 points

I would recommend motherboard ASRock 990FX Extreme3 and video MSI N650TiTF2GD5/OC BE that's my opinion based on previous expirince with gigabyte motherboards

im currently using fx 6100 and i don't see point in going any higher

  • 83 months ago
  • 1 point

I have updated my build with suggestions. =D

  • 83 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm worried that the video card might be a bit weak. Do I need 2GB of VRAM or will 1GB work just as fine? Any upgrade options that don't send my price over $1000? Preferably with CrossFire support.

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