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Opinion on First Build

browlt7435

63 months ago

Here is my potential first build mainly for gaming. Figured I could cut down the RAM to 8gb, but just need on opinion on overall build optimization. Any tips would be appreciated.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/bjGTt6

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  • 63 months ago
  • 2 points

What kind of use ?

Gaming ? If you re not playing bf4 on huge maps (example) :

CPU overkill

RAM overkill until you drop to 8 gb RAM like you wrote

Motherboard : Paying too much

Case : paying too much except if you really like it

PSU : Overkill but all depends of what kind of gpu you want.

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

CPU: went with this one because while overkill i figured it would handle anything i threw at it or would eventually.

RAM: yup. For sure dropping to 8

Motherboard: thanks. Wasnt too sure on this. Any suggestions?

Case: I like the look. But I might end up getting a mid.

PSU: Thanks for the input. Looking into a new one now.

Thanks again!

  • 63 months ago
  • 2 points

Here's is a better bang for buck http://pcpartpicker.com/p/t8mTt6

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks more reasonable to me cost-wise. Only question I have is why would you go with the intel cpu in this over the amd in the other?

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Intel gives more performance/ core, but AMD has more cores for less money. Intel is better in gaming performance.

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Pretty much what meawa123 said but Intel has a better performance per core and gets better performance in games, the only real reason to go with AMD is for a lower budget, or for rendering.

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Okay sounds good to me. Thanks for your input!

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

True :)

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