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Comment reply on Forum Topic "I7 Build - Budget of $3500"

  • 46 months ago
  • 1 point

Here is a starting point, that i came up with. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/CH986h

Comment reply on Forum Topic "1440p gaming machine need suggestions/advice (http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/dVzQpg)"

  • 47 months ago
  • 1 point

Sorry about the format but I would start with something like this: MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti GAMING 6G LE, Intel Core i5-6600K, Silverstone Argon 120mm AR03 CPU Cooler, Asus Z170 PRO, Crucial 8GB DDR4 2133MHz, SEAGATE BARRACUDA 2TB 7200RPM, Crucial BX100 250GB SSD, EVGA SuperNOVA G2 Gold 850W Power Supply, CoolerMaster CM Storm Trooper.

As for a monitor I like the Dell S2716DG 144Hz 27.0" it's expensive, but the reviews and RMA's are much better than the Asus ROG Swifts. Again, this is just something I through together, but it's a starting point.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Final decision / opinions"

  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

It looks like the Plextor SSD has some issues with that motherboard, also I don't know if the case and cooler are compatible. I was just looking at the compatibility notes at the bottom of the parts list. Now as for upgrade possibilities, I believe I have plenty of room to expand if needed. If I wanted to add in a second (or third) graphics card for even more power, I can do it. If I want more RAM or SSDs, than I’ve got space and ports to support them. If I want to overclock, the H90 has that covered.

Don't get me wrong, I'm not belittling your help, which I appreciate, I have just tried to look at the bigger picture, with an eye towards a semi-future-proofed system.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Final decision / opinions"

  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

Max budget could be as high as $5k USD

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Most modern gaming ?"

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Well, I was basing my decision off of gamesystemrequirements.com maximum requirements. Also, I was thinking about possibly streaming in the future.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Most modern gaming ?"

  • 52 months ago
  • 1 point

Because it's a dual channel board, and to take full advantage of that, you need 2 sticks.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Dream build"

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

There's actually 2 of them in the lower section for added equipment

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Dream build"

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

This is my vision of a dream machine

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Which build is better ?"

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

So you are saying everything else is ok with the specific changes you mentioned above ? correct ?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Basic builds for beginners"

  • 74 months ago
  • 1 point

Here is a basic $500 build with options in the comment section if you would like to post it. Just thought it would help.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Some gaming, VMWare and general use"

  • 74 months ago
  • 1 point

This would be a decent start RAM.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$200 Dollar Cheap Gaming PC Build Advice!"

  • 74 months ago
  • 1 point

Or perhaps one of these two builds. Build #1 Build #2 Optional upgrades are in the comment section of each build.

Hope it helps.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Some gaming, VMWare and general use"

  • 74 months ago
  • 1 point

I would recommend starting off with a build similar to this one. Optional equipment is in the comment section below.

Hope it helps.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Are these good parts for gaming?"

  • 74 months ago
  • 1 point

I would prefer a build similar to this one. You get a better CPU and GPU, also a 750W PSU is overkill as well as the Professional version of Windows, unless you need the extra features.

Hope this helps.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Good, but cheap cooler for i5-3570?"

  • 74 months ago
  • 1 point

Thermalright TRUE Spirit 140 or a more expensive Thermalright Silver Arrow SB-E Extreme

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Asus P9X79-E WS Motherboard"

  • 74 months ago
  • 1 point

Titans have the same architecture and are cheaper. But that's another discussion all in itself.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Asus P9X79-E WS Motherboard"

  • 74 months ago
  • 1 point

If I was going to build a workstation it would probably be something like this.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Asus P9X79-E WS Motherboard"

  • 74 months ago
  • 1 point

They generally don't put 'workstation' equipment on this site with the exception of a few Intel Xeon processors.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Airflow on this build"

  • 74 months ago
  • 0 points

I was going to go with something like this build even that should be enough if you aren't going to be overclocking.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Which build for video editing, IvbE or Haswell"

  • 74 months ago
  • 2 points

For professional applications I wouldn't use anything other than the 39xx or 49xx series of IvBE CPU's. While the AMD FirePro line-up of cards can be an interesting alternative due to their relatively low cost, they are just not supported by as many applications as the Nvidia Quadro line-up cards are, so please make sure your apps are supported. Simply put, many applications are accelerated via CUDA, a Nvidia exclusive. Also, overall, Nvidia tends to offer better drivers/support for professional applications.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Opinions/suggestions?"

  • 74 months ago
  • 1 point

If you plan on putting more RAM into your machine I would suggest getting the Professional edition of Windows because the basic version will only recognize 16GB maximum. Just a heads up.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Which build and why please"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

/bump

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$2,000 Workstation Build"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

FYI, if and when you decide you want to add more RAM you will need to get either the Professional or Ultimate version of Windows, Home Premium will only see 16gb max.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$3000 Gaming Rig! Second Build! Need help"

  • 75 months ago
  • 2 points

For 1 GPU I would recommend this MSI R7970 Lightning, and for a SLi setup I would probably go with 2 of these EVGA 04G-P4-3768-KR, MSI N760 TF 4GD5/OC, Gigabyte GV-N760OC-4GD or 3 of these PowerColor AX7870 2GBD5-2DHPPV

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$3000 Gaming Rig! Second Build! Need help"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

yeah forgot about that but still he will need the Pro W7 or W8 to take full advantage as w7 home/premium will only allow up to 16gb.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$3000 Gaming Rig! Second Build! Need help"

  • 75 months ago
  • 2 points

Also withe that amount of RAM 16gb and the 4gb of RAM on the GPU's you will need the Professional edition of windows (whether it be W7 or W8).

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Which build and why please"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

Updated the build to include a CPU cooler and monitor to finalize the whole build. Now just to get it bought and built.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Which of these setups is better ?"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

Updated the build to include a CPU cooler and monitor to finalize the whole build. Now just to get it bought and built.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Which build and why please"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

yeah I know i just haven't added it in yet because my $1500 was not budgeted for it, but I will add it in eventually.

Thanks.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Which build and why please"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

Anyways guys I finally decided on a $1500 build. Thanks for all the help it was really appreciated.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Which of these setups is better ?"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you for all the help here people. I finally made my decision and here is the end result $1500 build. Again thanks to you all.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Which of these setups is better ?"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

I guess I will have to wait for some reviews on the web than, because I don't see any at all except for a french site.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Which of these setups is better ?"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

So, it just comes down to personal perference ? Nothing else technical worth looking at besides memory size, core clock speed and price ?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Which of these setups is better ?"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

I wonder if it matters which of the 3 760's I have there.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Which build and why please"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

yeah, i understand. I think I was just more concerned about the builds than sticking to a particular budget...sorry

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Which build and why please"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

My main concern was keeping the 4 main components (CPU, RAM, motherboard and OS) around the $500 mark and the whole build around the 1700-1800 mark.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Which build and why please"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok, so I added a 3rd build. How do you think it will compare to Build #2 ?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Noob asking for help"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

Well, first the memory, it's dual channel which your motherboard supports and the memory you selected is only 'single' channel. Now as for the power supply, I'm just not partial to the builder series from Corsair. Don't get me wrong Corsair is an excellent manufacturer, it's just that some of their products aren't as good. For the motherboard, I really don't know much about MicroATX boards, so I wouldn't want to advise you on that matter, maybe someone that has more experience can.

Hope this helps.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "First build plz give feedback"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

For that budget I would be looking at something like this build. Optional equipment is listed in the comment section.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "First Build Adventures: aka I need help/advice"

  • 75 months ago
  • 0 points

I would consider this build as a good starting point. Optional equipment is listed in the comment section.

Hope this helps.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Advice on the order of my Purchases."

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

I would consider this build as a good starting point. Optional equipment is in the comment section. Yes I know I used the 4670k but you also get 2 video cards for a little less moolah.

Hope this helps.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "budget build opinions wanted"

  • 75 months ago
  • 0 points

Here's a build you could start with. Optional equipment is in the comment section.

Hope it helps.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "What do you guys think? (OPINIONS WANTED)"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

For that budget I would consider somthing like this build appropriate. Optional equipment is listed in the comment section.

Hope it helps.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Noob asking for help"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

I would think about making these 2 changes, specifically the memory Memory, Power Supply. And than later on if you are having any type of over-heating problems I would suggest getting one of these CPU coolers Cooler Master 212+, Cooler Master 212 Evo.

Hope this helps.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need opinions on these two builds"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

Both are good although I would prefer the 1st one. If it was me I would make the following changes: MSI Z87 MPOWER motherboard, HD 7970 x 2 graphics cards, 256GB SSD

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Is this refurbished item ok to buy?"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

If you really need an SSD here are a few recommendations SSD#1, SSD#2, SSD#3.

Hope this helps.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "whats better? PSU"

  • 75 months ago
  • 0 points

The Rosewill is ok but, I would prefer this http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1750bbefx more.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Complete novice, would love opinions"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm assuming you are not overclocking so I would recommend something like this build. There is optional equipment in the comment section below the parts list.

Hope it helps.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Ultimate build - no upgrades needed until Haswell comes out"

  • 75 months ago
  • 1 point

Went with the new i7-4930k, motheboard and water cooling system.

I hope this will be good enough to enjoy gaming for the next 5 years.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "I Need Help W/ a $800 computer with Keyboard and Mouse! (Just Learning)"

  • 75 months ago
  • 2 points

Would you consider AMD at all ?

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