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38 months ago

I was wondering if this was a decent setup for arma 3 and if i could sacrifice downgrading to the i5-6500? http://pcpartpicker.com/list/xhK3RG

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  • 38 months ago
  • 2 points

The 6500 will be fine for A3 I'm pretty sure. Don't get a locked motherboard with an unlocked CPU. Either get the 6500 and put the extra towards the RX 480, or get an unlocked motherboard and overclock.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

how does one overclock?

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

You can search around and find stuff on overclocking. TLDR of it all is all you need to do for a basic overclock is up the voltage, up the CPU ratio, and stress test. Always look up max safe voltages for your specific CPU first. Don't worry about overclocking though. Try this build. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $197.88 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $24.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-B150M-DS3H Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $63.98 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $36.67 @ NCIX US
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI Radeon RX 480 4GB GAMING X Video Card $204.99 @ Newegg
Case NZXT S340 (Black/Blue) ATX Mid Tower Case $66.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair CXM 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $39.99 @ Newegg
Wired Network Adapter TP-Link TG-3468 PCI-Express x1 10/100/1000 Mbps Network Adapter $11.89 @ OutletPC
Keyboard Cooler Master Lite L Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $47.99 @ NCIX US
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $804.75
Mail-in rebates -$60.00
Total $744.75
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-09 00:39 EDT-0400
  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Or this if you wish to have an SSD boot drive. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $197.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-B150M-DS3H Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $63.98 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $36.67 @ NCIX US
Storage Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $39.81 @ OutletPC
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI Radeon RX 480 4GB GAMING X Video Card $204.99 @ Newegg
Case NZXT S340 (Black/Blue) ATX Mid Tower Case $66.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair CXM 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $39.99 @ Newegg
Wired Network Adapter TP-Link TG-3468 PCI-Express x1 10/100/1000 Mbps Network Adapter $11.89 @ OutletPC
Keyboard Cooler Master Lite L Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $47.99 @ NCIX US
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $809.68
Mail-in rebates -$50.00
Total $759.68
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-09 00:42 EDT-0400
  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

ok thanks

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

should i need a ssd?

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

You will want one. Saves room on your HDD and speeds up your whole computer.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey, got some parts for you bruh! also you can overclock the 6400 with the BCLK method by flashing the bios! here is some of the tutorials! http://overclocking.guide/asus-z170-non-k-overclocking-guide/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AeDZqIyKQs0

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6400 2.7GHz Quad-Core Processor $174.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler $34.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Asus Z170-E ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $103.98 @ Newegg
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $41.99 @ Newegg
Storage Avexir E100 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $60.98 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB Dual Video Card $277.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case NZXT S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $66.69 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair CXM 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $39.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $890.98
Mail-in rebates -$40.00
Total $850.98
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-08 23:46 EDT-0400
  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

According to this article by HardwareUnboxed, the GTX 1060 is 50% better (for some reason) than RX 470 and RX 480 at ARMA 3. So, you might want to go with GTX 1060 instead.

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