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Need some advice on this build :D

FPLachie
  • 72 months ago

Can I please have some advice on this build, I think it's beast for such a low price (In Australian dollars) :P Please tell me on some advice where I could upgrade this.

PCPartPicker part list: http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/wZtx23 Price breakdown by merchant: http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/wZtx23/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/wZtx23/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($189.00 @ Mwave Australia) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($39.00 @ Mwave Australia) Motherboard: ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($89.00 @ CPL Online) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($89.00 @ CPL Online) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($67.00 @ CPL Online) Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 3GB WINDFORCE Video Card ($579.00 @ PCCaseGear) Power Supply: Enermax 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($75.00 @ CPL Online) Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($23.00 @ PLE Computers) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($115.00 @ CPL Online) Mouse: SteelSeries Rival Wired Optical Mouse ($65.00 @ CPL Online) Other: Philips 203V5Lsb26 19.5In Led ($103.00) Other: Aerocool Strike X Advanced Red Mid-Tower Case ($89.00) Other: Tt eSPORTS Challenger Pro Gaming Keyboard ($65.00) Total: $1587.00 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-06 17:33 EST+1000)

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

A non-OC'd i5-4xxx costs about the same as the CPU + cooler and you wouldn't have to worry about bottlenecking future GPU upgrades.

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