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Comment reply on samsam7's Completed Build: Small Beast on Steroids

  • 18 months ago
  • 1 point

This is so clean, it hurts. It makes me want to dust my computer until it looks good. It never will, lol.

Comment reply on flevy2000's Completed Build: Flevy's Plex Server

  • 18 months ago
  • 1 point

Neat. But, for the love of all that is PC building, use that back bay to shove some cables away.

Comment reply on wallyTHEgecko's Completed Build: Not-so-budget 2400g daily driver

  • 18 months ago
  • 2 points

Everything considered, this is a pretty bomb build, dude. AMD did a good job with their APUs, and with great timing as well. This should do you pretty good until you wanna really hit the newer titles. I have an 1050Ti laying around that I wanna get rid of, or put into another build. Might go Ryzen on that one.

Comment reply on Synchro's Completed Build: Second computer

  • 18 months ago
  • 3 points

It's always nice when you can get pretty good tech for low prices.

Comment reply on gilad215's Completed Build: Rondo , Hackintosh+Gaming

  • 19 months ago
  • 2 points

I've always wanted to build in a Phanteks case. They looks so friggin' good. +1 my man.

Comment reply on psycholaser23's Completed Build: The Rig

  • 19 months ago
  • 2 points

Looks good. Lil bit of sag in the GPU, but that's unavoidable sometimes. Otherwise, +1

Comment reply on Maxman1x2's Completed Build: First PC Build / Budget PC

  • 19 months ago
  • 2 points

You seem like you're pretty negative. It looks fine, for 400 bucks. He built what he could. If everyone berated everything about a starter build, they would never wanna build to start with. That's why so many people are standoffish about PC building. Adjust yourself and take a second look.

Comment reply on haza12d's Completed Build: Imagine... Dragons

  • 19 months ago
  • 2 points

That's a monster, a monster, and it keeps getting stronger. +1 from me

Comment reply on PC_Mate's Completed Build: mean machine

  • 19 months ago
  • 2 points

Very clean and well themed. I wish I could get these scenic set ups, all I have is a corner with my old beige desk and a glowing blue PC to make it look better.

Comment reply on KevinFumbles's Completed Build: First Build... Without a Graphics Card

  • 19 months ago
  • 5 points

This looks very nice, but I have to ask, if the goal was for gaming, why did you spend so much on aesthetic purposes? Over 120 dollars for just fans, RGB keyboard, a 4TB drive (which, I'll admit, the necessity of a large drive for mass storage is important, but most starters go for a 1 or 2TB to start with) RGB RAM, etc. I get it, you want it to look nice. In fact, as far as it goes, it looks very clean-cut, excluding the wiring in the back (don't worry, my wiring is also **** in the back).. but you could have saved enough money from fans, drive and RAM alone to net you at least a 1050/ 1050 Ti. Otherwise, kudos. +1

Comment reply on Brandon1300's Completed Build: Ryzen 3 1300x build

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm not huge on aesthetics, but I certainly don't mind a good looking case, I very well might swap out my old case for a new one by Fractal. I have a Zalman Z1 NEO that I got on sale.

Comment reply on TheeFT's Completed Build: Inversion

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

I always admire the people with the money and time to make these beautiful builds. Good lookin', man. Safe to say, you've got my upvote. :)

Comment reply on Brandon1300's Completed Build: Ryzen 3 1300x build

  • 20 months ago
  • 2 points

Making budget look good. I have a spare 1050Ti and a G4560 laying around, I'm thinking about building a system for my sister. She's always wanted a bonafide gaming PC. Maybe I'll use this case?

Comment reply on lboyin's Completed Build: SFF 2400G

  • 20 months ago
  • 1 point

I like it. Nice little media box. Need me one of these for my 4k TV.

Comment reply on soarshi's Completed Build: No time for game

  • 20 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice Sylvanas sticker, man. Awesome build. I play WoW on my system, and I suffer from the same problem as you. Too little time to really game but a system that's good enough to do so for a while.

Comment reply on SkippyJJ's Completed Build: Let this be a reminder to them budget bois out there.

  • 25 months ago
  • 2 points

Well, for a first build, it's definitely a good beginning. I'd give it 4 overheating FX processors out of 5. Lol

Comment reply on SkippyJJ's Completed Build: Let this be a reminder to them budget bois out there.

  • 25 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice looking system; but I have to ask, is that title ironic?

No offense, but unless you're using this for some low-tier workstation task, where the mutual benefits of the 6300's 6-core platform might be noticable, even a modern (not even so) G4560 at around the same price point would bury it. The FX series processors, as someone was glad to point out for me, feature no form of hyperthreading whatsoever, and particularly- given that these processors reached their EOL some time ago, along with the official death of AM3/AM3+, their single-core performance ratio is... awful.

Alongside that, you've limited yourself to a socket type that will most definitely not be receiving any more new processors or hardware, besides the occasional update to the platform, which doesn't extend beyond BIOS and drivers.

Third, you spent 700+ dollars on a system that should've only cost 500 or less, on a good day. I'm sure that's probably due to the.. really weird.. 110 dollars that was spent on a 500gb drive? I'unno.

Point being, it is a good build that will work, but given current tech, you could've built a machine to curbstomp this stuff at the same price.

Comment reply on Rob7991's Completed Build: First PC Build

  • 25 months ago
  • 1 point

An i5 7600k on a modern overclocking board will work adequately, no need for Ryzen. While Ryzen is a good value, Intel’s Kaby Lake chips are still worth buying, especially in enthusiast marks.

Comment reply on Reebal87's Completed Build: 1st Build/Upgrade

  • 25 months ago
  • 2 points

Any SLI setup you could get that’s not current Pascal-based cards would be old, power hungry, insufficient at doing their job, etc. overall it’s a good setup you’re running, but just go with a 1060. As someone already stated, nothing in current 10-series/Pascal below the 1070 can be SLI’d, and two 1070s is definitely a helluva lot more expensive than a single 1060, which is all most people need for current day 1080p gaming.

Comment reply on hmccray1's Completed Build: 2K17 RGB Build

  • 25 months ago
  • 1 point

It looks nice, but why use all these relatively older parts?

Comment reply on ProducerLax's Completed Build: Ryzen 1600X

  • 25 months ago
  • 2 points

Going to 1440p, the 1080 is justifiable. I only say that I don’t think the 1089 is a good choice due to my own opinion of price to performance ratio between two crucial parts, I.E.; the COU and GPU. When it comes to gaming, especially at 1089p, nothing higher than a 1060 is required beyond most titles. But at 1440p, 1070/1080 and everything higher starts to make sense.

Comment reply on ProducerLax's Completed Build: Ryzen 1600X

  • 25 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice build- however, I have to say, I don't think a 1080 was the wisest pairing with this processor, purely from a ratio of performance standpoint. Of course, I assume you're playing at 1440/4k, and not 1080p, (and if you're using a 1080 at 1080p, ((haha)), it's wayyyy overkill, but still nice) While the R5 1600X is a capable processor indeed, though I think the negligible difference between the X and non-X version is too small to spend the extra money, it just doesn't seem like a relatively worthwhile pairing, given you're using a 240~ dollar processor with a 500+ GPU. A good balance in price makes for good, equalized performance.

Comment reply on zusco's Completed Build: 1st build (except i've added more things to it in the past year)

  • 27 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah, you've never seen YOUR FX 8350 go above 70c. It's a common issue that FX processors have bad heat distribution.

And, you're right. They don't have hyperthreading, my bad. But that doesn't alleviate the issue of a bad core-to-core performance. I just can't condone the better options available compared to the older FX processors. Of course, the argument is pretty null because, as a lot of people have said, FX processors aren't used much beyond simple browsing computers/novel workstations.

Comment reply on lvn2007's Completed Build: GBN

  • 31 months ago
  • 3 points

This could play a mean game of Tetris.

It might have issues with Minecraft, though. It's a little underpowered.

SARCASM

Comment reply on PC_Mate's Completed Build: White Pearl

  • 31 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice build! Talk about clearance of the CPU cooler with that RAM..

Comment reply on MDoug71's Completed Build: BUILDING ON A BUDGET

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

That's why we have older, cheaper and still better i5's and i7's. Any 3rd gen i5/i7. (Ex: i7 3770) will come used at around the same price, and will thoroughly whip any FX processor in the market. Again, this is what he built, and I won't scrutinize the build beyond what I've already said, because it was what he wanted. I was only offering more options.

Comment reply on MDoug71's Completed Build: BUILDING ON A BUDGET

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't think you understand. It's not the whole "Red Team Vs. Blue Team" thing, it's STRICTLY PERFORMANCE. It's no secret AMD's had a recent history of less-than-adequate processors, with no more detestable evidence then the BullDozer fiasco, and their overheating/lack of performance issues with pretty much all the FX series. HOWEVER. Intel's had their follies, still does. Charging nearly twice the price for a nearly equivalent 2 core, 4 thread JUST BECAUSE it's an i3? No, no.

We're not debating sides. In fact, AMD has come back VERY STRONG with the Ryzen series processors. No one's calling them down. We're talking PERFORMANCE, my friend. And, the evidence provides that the FX line is just not adequate for gaming task.. even with 8 cores.

Comment reply on zusco's Completed Build: 1st build (except i've added more things to it in the past year)

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

I have to say, nice dedicated build...

... but I'd be lying if I said the FX processor wasn't a good idea.

FX processors suffer from horrible overheating, terribly utilized "hyperthreading" and poor single-core performance, making for a fairly botched system. I'd recommend moving either to the i5/i7 processors by Intel or any of the Ryzen CPUs. They'll blow the FX right out of the water and put the use of their own cores and hyperthreading.

Comment reply on RetroSaad's Completed Build: Purple Entropy

  • 31 months ago
  • 2 points

It looks like the Source Engine.

Love it.

Comment reply on MDoug71's Completed Build: BUILDING ON A BUDGET

  • 31 months ago
  • 5 points

Don't get me wrong, this is a good build- but you really did stiff-end yourself with an FX processor of any calibre. We've got people in the comments going, 'oh well what if he doesn't want to just game, but stream?' It's still not good. Weak single-core performance with poorly utilized multi-threading, It's just not a good platform, especially considering you're using an older AM3+ motherboard that forces you to use DDR3 RAM. When, admittedly, you could've gotten a better system for cheaper. A B250M board, G4560/G4620 (Pentium), and DDR4 2400MHz 8GB RAM. All for cheaper, and all of it performs better. Yes, it is true, the G4560 (the cheaper and better choice) only has 2 physical cores compared to the FX-8300's 8. However, the 8300 has the capacity and workload performance of an old 2-core. It's just.. not viable anymore. Don't get me wrong, it can do things. Just not.. very well. Hope this helps. Everything else is good- except that low-capacity HDD. Why just 250GB?

Comment reply on ORACLEpcb's Completed Build: BLUE SEED

  • 31 months ago
  • 2 points

I like it. But, I couldn't use the system- I would pass out from all the UV, lol. Good build! +1

Comment reply on Meithen's Completed Build: The Spectre Project (First Build)

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

I've been jealous of builds.

I've been envious of prowess.

Never. Ever. Have I been more pushed to tears because of this beautiful thing.

Not only did you serve and honor our nation, you honor the gaming community with this.. piece de résistance.

I have but one question for your magnificent beast of a machine...

Can it run Minecraft?

Comment reply on AtomicDonut17's Saved Part List: My First Build (Compatable)

  • 34 months ago
  • 1 point

This build will (hopefully) become reality within the next few months, depending on incoming funds. :P

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