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Very First Build
by lookahat
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Description

It is a wonderful rig, no problems so far, meant for general purpose gaming, and school work

Details
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
CPU Clock Rate4.0GHz
CPU Temperature While Idle30.0° C
CPU Temperature Under Load45.0° C
Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2GB Video Card
GPU Core Clock Rate900MHz
GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate1.32Ghz
GPU Temperature While Idle42.0° C
GPU Temperature Under Load60.0° C
3DMark 11 Benchmark Results
Performance Preset ScoreP4917
Comments
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Trains5Eva 2 points 6 months ago

How has your build Held up? I'm looking to buy something like this from craiglist.

 
 
lookahat [Submitter] [1 Build] 1 point 6 months ago

I sold it a couple months after I built it, but I know the person who bought it and he still uses it and it cranks on any game he throws at it. So it held up rather well

 
 
ChrisHutch 1 point 27 months ago

the 6950 is very good, but why not a 7850?

 
 
MrCanadianAviator [1 Build] 1 point 27 months ago

I am guessing it is because it was cheaper. Since he is a student the cheaper the better.

 
 
lookahat [Submitter] [1 Build] 1 point 27 months ago

Yes, it was cheaper, got it on sale+ mail in rebates, and some games came with it

 
 
SrgtMacfly [1 Build] 1 point 27 months ago

very nice for the price you paid, but is the SSD the only storage you have in it?

 
 
lookahat [Submitter] [1 Build] 2 points 27 months ago

I had some spare drives lying around to use as dump drives.

 
 
azntallguy 1 point 27 months ago

I'm new to building computers. Anyone know if this is a decent build? http://pcpartpicker.com/b/xFt

 
 
SrgtMacfly [1 Build] 0 points 27 months ago

It is a nice build, although that power supply isnt one of the better ones. When it comes to a power supply you want to get the most reliable brand, for me its Corsair (probly the best out there). You dont want to get a poor psu cause a failure starting at the power supply will affect the whole computer, I would look at the Corsair TX650 V2 if it were up to me. Although it isnt modular, the case you have can easely take care of the extra cables

 
 
azntallguy 1 point 27 months ago

Ok thanks. I changed it to what you said. http://pcpartpicker.com/b/xFt

 
 
hannan8v8 1 point 27 months ago

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

 
 
OMEGA_RAZER 1 point 27 months ago

I have to give you props on the mouse pad :P

 
 
MrCanadianAviator [1 Build] 0 points 27 months ago

Why the 700W PSU? Looks very nice otherwise.

 
 
lookahat [Submitter] [1 Build] 1 point 27 months ago

It was cheap, and modular

 
 
Scorpini [1 Build] 1 point 27 months ago

Holy **** that is cheap, the problem is that it is OCZ.

 
 
asktonyc 0 points 27 months ago

You may want more storage.