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Extreme Budget Build
by daes79
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This build will be used for gaming. It handles Skyrim on ultra with 25 graphical mods at ultra, and it never drops below 35 fps.I will upgrade around Christmas time. I plan to upgrade to a gtx 660 and i5-4770k. The was absolutely horrific to work with. It had no cable management options, the grille wouldnt fit on right. The mounting holes were weird. DONT GET THIS CASE. The temps were great.

AMD FX-4100 3.6GHz Quad-Core OEM/Tray Processor
CPU Clock Rate3.6GHz
CPU Temperature While Idle30.0° C
CPU Temperature Under Load60.0° C
HIS Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card
GPU Core Clock Rate1.0GHz
GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate1.38Ghz
GPU Temperature While Idle25.0° C
GPU Temperature Under Load37.0° C
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ramseymona22 3 points 17 months ago

With that budget i would go with a a10 5800k. Its 110 bucks and you can upgrade to the new amd apus they are gonna release in a bit. If amd focuses on the apu's they are gonna be awesome

daes79 [Submitter] [3 Builds] 2 points 17 months ago

I think next I might upgrade to an FX-8350

ramseymona22 2 points 17 months ago

Yeah for now this probably was the better option. But now that they are saying they are dropping the fx series it might help to go apu more upgradbility if thats a word

daes79 [Submitter] [3 Builds] 1 point 17 months ago

Did you hear about the new FX processors. 9590 and 9370

ramseymona22 2 points 17 months ago

yeah they suck, they are overclocked 8350's thats it.

ravagex 2 points 17 months ago

A 8320 is cheaper and can be oc to a 8350

Sprocket30 [2 Builds] 2 points 17 months ago

Very budget build and to squeeze a 90 dollar OS into it makes it even more budget wise . Does the fx-4100 have any limitations you've noticed ? +1

daes79 [Submitter] [3 Builds] 1 point 17 months ago

No its great so far. I love it. At the time that i bought it, it only cost me 460$

Featherawr [2 Builds] 2 points 17 months ago

Lol I think "not very reliable" is an understatement.. It's like having a bomb in your computer man.

ryman [3 Builds] 1 point 17 months ago

Love the cable management...

daes79 [Submitter] [3 Builds] 2 points 16 months ago

This case doesn't have cable management options. Know your facts before you say something.

ryman [3 Builds] 1 point 16 months ago

You could at lest make a attempt at cable management come on a box of zip ties is $2.99 at microcenter

daes79 [Submitter] [3 Builds] 2 points 16 months ago

fite me irl

mrsuicide 1 point 8 months ago

how is that powersupply working for yeh?

daes79 [Submitter] [3 Builds] 1 point 8 months ago

I actually switched power supplies because that power supply blew up on me. Luckily it didn't take any parts with it

ilexious 0 points 14 months ago

The reason this is so cheap is cuase you have no storage case isnt added decent priced gfx card and no extra fans.

daes79 [Submitter] [3 Builds] 1 point 13 months ago

Before you criticize learn to spell.

giliara -3 points 17 months ago

Replace that power supply ASAP and cable management could be better. Also Why no t just getter a better FX processor to keep the same motherboard instead of getting an i5.

daes79 [Submitter] [3 Builds] 1 point 17 months ago

I know thats why I rated it a 1. It's very unreliable.

Matthijs_2000 [1 Build] 1 point 17 months ago

I really don't get why you get so many upvotes, you are plain rude. You could also say:

I would recommend you replacing the PSU, because it is known to not be very reliable and it could ruin your parts. It could be an idea to get a better FX processor in stead of buying an Intel processor, because this can save you some money (you do not have to buy a new motherboard when you do so).

skemble [19 Builds] 5 points 17 months ago

I've seen far ruder comments on here. Take the constructive criticism.

Matthijs_2000 [1 Build] 1 point 17 months ago

It is not my build, people should be giving better constructive criticism, the OP could get offended or sad. People who post their builds are proud of it and should get some decent criticism.

giliara 3 points 17 months ago

I don't see what is so rude about my comment it was just a bit brunt.

daes79 [Submitter] [3 Builds] 3 points 17 months ago

I myself didnt find it rude.