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A Mac pro inside a bucket of tomato paste...

by Geode1010

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I'm going to start out by saying, no, this is not my build. This is my cousin's build, but he was too lazy to post it, so here I am... I know you may have issues with some of the parts, but my cousin said he bought all of these parts on good sales, so don't be scared of the set prices...

CPU: When this i3 went on sale, it was cheaper than the 4170. So a click of the buy button and it was his. He also told me that the i3 is the best value CPU out there.

CPU Cooler: Now when my cousin built this, he wanted a water cooled PC. I know it's unnecessary, but that's what he said he "needed."

RAM: It does stuff, I guess.

SSD: Ok, so my cousin loves the idea of SSDs, so no hard drives here. All he plays is Steam games, so he may need a upgrade in the future... I myself thought he should of got a Trion 150 instead of a Trion 100, but it was $30 so I can't complain.

GPU: Ok, so my cousin loves the GTX 970, and is a "anti-AMD fanboy" so he found the cheapest 970 with 3 fans and there it is.

Case: He didn't wait for a sale for this bad-boy. He loved the design so he got it for $100 when it came out.

PSU: This isn't the EXACT PSU listed, but it's darn close.

Optical drive: Nothing special here

OS: He had 8.1 until this Christmas. His OS was bugged and wouldn't let him upgrade for free, so he bought W10 at retail.

WNA: Nothing special here

Monitor: It looks stunning for it being a old vista monitor...

Keyboard: Probably one of the few good keyboards from Razer... A old Walmart keyboard was used before this.

Mouse: Basic but cool...

Headphones: Before my cousin had the speakers, he used these on high volume. He doesn't like these BTW.

Speakers: These are great quality, perfect for gaming...

So that's it, let me know what you think. Any questions will be answered by my cousin.

Part Reviews

Storage

It's not a fast SSD, but it works for just $30. Get a Zotac Premium or even a 850 evo instead

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Lathrael 1 Build 2 points 36 months ago

I truly couldn't understand the mac pro reference.

Geode1010 submitter 2 Builds 2 points 36 months ago

There wasn't any. A mac pro is a full size desktop, inside into a bucket of tomato paste makes it red. That's the name my cousin said when I asked him what his build was named...

Lathrael 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

Umm... OK.

FACUNDO 13 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

+1 for the name

Your camera is a potato
Geode1010 submitter 2 Builds 2 points 36 months ago

IKR

FACUNDO 13 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

Gg

Geode1010 submitter 2 Builds 2 points 36 months ago

?

FACUNDO 13 Builds 1 point 36 months ago
What does IKR mean?

c:

Geode1010 submitter 2 Builds 2 points 36 months ago

IKR means "I know, right"

??????????

Turbanmaster 1 point 36 months ago

Are you planning to upgrade that i3 because you may need more than just two cores for most purposes especially since you have a 970.

Geode1010 submitter 2 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

It hyperthreads, so my cousin isn't worried.

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Geode1010 submitter 2 Builds 2 points 36 months ago

He has a account, I'll try to get him here though...

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Geode1010 submitter 2 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

He told me that

gaming takes 2-4 amount of cores. AMD has around 6-8 cores in their best CPUs. AMD doesn't make good cores, (that's how they all fit in there) so the 2 used in games are terrible.

Matthewtina2015 2 Builds 2 points 36 months ago

bruh

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chris219219 1 point 36 months ago

Dude, teach him about the future where more cores=better performance

But seriously, games like The Witcher 3 and Battlefield 4 can be run with AMD 8 and 6 cores with CPU usage on ALL the cores...

maggotshero 10 Builds 1 point 36 months ago

YOU NEED ALL THEM CORES BRUH.

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Geode1010 submitter 2 Builds 1 point 33 months ago

You need to get your cousin on here so we can teach him for example to give AMD a chance, along with the fact that watercooled PCs are always the best option.

I know that this is really late, but like literally just found my cousins PCPP account.

https://pcpartpicker.com/user/Joe_fish123/

And remember, I didn't tell you anything

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Geode1010 submitter 2 Builds 1 point 33 months ago

Lol, fire away at him. But be weary, he has benchmarks