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GTX 570 (Budget Build)

by derek199574

15
19 Comments

Details

CPU Clock Rate

3.9GHz

CPU Temperature While Idle

41.0° C

CPU Temperature Under Load

55.0° C

GPU Core Clock Rate

900MHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

2.0GHz

GPU Temperature While Idle

44.0° C

GPU Temperature Under Load

75.0° C

Description

Decided I wanted a Machine to play the latest titles out there... so I built one. I went with the EVGA GTX 570 SC cause it was a higher end card, that wouldn't break the bank.

I will tell you this rig runs Battlefield 3 at Ultra settings with a solid 60+ FPS

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cody1707 3 points 35 months ago
Scorpini 1 Build 5 points 35 months ago

Well said.

VideoGamesta 1 point 35 months ago

How is the case? Is the inside have cable management?

derek199574 submitter 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

Yes sir! You can see in the photo that I have it very organized.

VideoGamesta 1 point 35 months ago

If it was between the Cooler Master HAF 912 or this one which would you pick?

derek199574 submitter 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

I'd probably stick with the NZXT... simply cause of its simplicity, yet it has enough features for me. It's really up to you though, but thats my input.

VideoGamesta 1 point 35 months ago

Anyone know if i should buy a 50-100 dollar range mobo or a 100-180 dollar range mobo if im a $500 budget without the purchase of a video card

derek199574 submitter 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

I'd go with a more expensive one, maybe one with a UEFI Bios. A Motherboard is something you shouldn't go cheap on.

VideoGamesta 1 point 35 months ago

So probably a Sabertooth 990FX for my Phenom ii x4 965

Coenvn 1 point 35 months ago

Nice, but I agree with Laziirs you should have gone for a 7870. Great cablemanagement btw!!!

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derek199574 submitter 1 Build 1 point 34 months ago

I certainly hope it was not! D:

SlippySnowman 1 point 34 months ago

Hi, I haven't built yet, but would be looking at something along the lines of this. I do have a question though: With such a powerful 2GB GPU does the processor ever hold it back? Would this be something you look into upgrading in the future? Thanks

MySong 1 point 25 months ago

DAMN DROOLING NICE BUILD \m/

EcoMCG 1 Build 1 point 17 months ago

Hows the CPU cooler?

hannan8v8 0 points 35 months ago

please comment on my new build :) http://pcpartpicker.com/b/xMV#cx1757

Laziirz -1 points 35 months ago

NOOO switch out that GTX 570 for a radon 7970. Same price but the 7970 performs cooler, more power efficient and runs games %25 faster.

PimpSugaDaddy 1 Build 1 point 35 months ago

The 7970 is over $400. He got a really good deal on that 570.

Laziirz 1 point 35 months ago

I meant 7870 my bad

Sassy 3 Builds 1 point 35 months ago

Rotfl :D