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APU budget build winter 2013

by hkhan194

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20 Comments

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CPU Clock Rate

3.6GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

35.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

55.0° C

Description

My new apu build went with A8 5600k instead of A10 5800k cause it went over my budget (medium settings gaming) . So far I am loving this build but one down side is the stock cooling fan which is not so good...if you got any suggestions how to lower the fan noise please you are most welcome to comment :)

Hopefully next summer I will upgrade this build add a dedicated GPU like 7870 or the new R-270X

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Eschaton 6 Builds 4 points 20 months ago

Those bedsheets though!

hkhan194 submitter 1 Build 1 point 20 months ago

hahaha ;)

CurseOfBoggart 1 point 20 months ago

No Hardrive?

hi987 1 point 20 months ago

He already has one, you can see it in one of the pictures

Zeus 1 Build 1 point 20 months ago

Great budget build! I'd recommend looking around for a 7870 (if anyone is selling them) come summer time, you should be able to pick up a great deal from somewhere like eBay.

generaltaco19 1 point 20 months ago

Get a CM Hyper 212 EVO. It's thirty bucks and effective for the price.

hkhan194 submitter 1 Build 1 point 20 months ago

so the cm hyper evo is quite ?

ReDnAx1991 7 Builds 1 point 20 months ago

Yes, it is very silent. I have used it in over 5 builds so far. It can be a little bit tricky to place the first time however, but nothing too difficult.

Very nice budget PC you built there, worth the +1 from my side!

Little tip from me: the RAM you are using is capable of overclocking, maybe you should look into that as AMD APUs really like fast (high MHz) RAM. I don't know if your motherboard is capable though.

generaltaco19 1 point 20 months ago

Basically what he said; quiet and effective. Glad I could help!

hkhan194 submitter 1 Build 1 point 20 months ago

i oc it to 1866 mhz from 1333 mhz in the bios :)

ComputerNewbie 1 point 20 months ago

I just got the case haven't built anything yet. Anyway nice build!

hkhan194 submitter 1 Build 1 point 20 months ago

the case is brilliant slick and looks great :)

ComputerNewbie 1 point 20 months ago

Was it easy to build?

hkhan194 submitter 1 Build 1 point 20 months ago

i just had a bit of head starching with the mobo screws used a wrong one but so far it didnt cause problem but cable management was absolute bonkers...took me a while to sort it

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RyneSmith 7 Builds 1 point 20 months ago

What do you mean by Intel barely pulls it off? The APU is from AMD

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RyneSmith 7 Builds 1 point 20 months ago

Intel doesn't make APUs. They just have integrated graphics in their chips so yes those are going to be for everyday uses

AMD's APUs are much better for gaming than Intel's integrated graphics on their CPUs. An APU can play BF4 on low/med settings from what I've seen

Electrospeed 1 point 20 months ago

This and this and this. So yeah, AMD's integrated graphics are much better than Intel's. The tradeoff is power, temperature, and CPU performance.

UndeadSold1er22 1 point 20 months ago

Yeah did a bit more research, was tired and came of retarded thanks I guess I learn things every day and again sorry if I came off rude.