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JukeJack

63 months ago

I was hoping to get some feedback on my first build, I want to play games like Dayz and BF4 at good FPS and wondering if i should change anything. NOTE: trying to keep price below $950

Link: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/JukeJack/saved/RCwCmG

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  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

maybe get a hard drive like 1tb to store games in cause youll chew through that SSD

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

I have the same GPU and with Mantle enabled it gets around 40fps w/ BF4 on ULTRA at 1080p I would recommend getting the 8320 instead of the APU you currently use http://pcpartpicker.com/part/amd-cpu-fd8320frhkbox And acquire a 990fx motherboard with that CPU (MSI, ASUS,etc.) Check out my build to see the motherboard i paired with my 8320

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the tip! What is the difference between the 8320 and the APU? Sorry for my ignorance but I'm very new to PC building.

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Well, the 8320 doesn't have integrated graphics, for starters, which doesn't matter considering you've got a dedicated GPU

And I believe the 8320 may perform better, especially in apps that'll take advantage of its 8 cores (I think BF4 makes use of the multicore stuff, but I'm not too sure)

downside: you're gonna have to swap to a board with an AM3/AM3+ socket if you want to use it

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

That swap would be worth it though

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

I think that it's great! I also have a build and was wondering how it is

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

the APU includes a GPU inside that isn't really intended for gaming. Since you plan on using a GPU, the 8320 will be better since it has 8 cores,etc. heres more http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/324378-28-versus

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