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Comment reply on Like2Build's Completed Build: My Little Linux Machine

  • 32 months ago
  • 1 point

Reminds me of legos from 2005 for some reason

Comment reply on wineandseams's Completed Build: Replace the XBOne

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

I am a bit new to the PC building community, and in the time that I made my original comment and now, I have learned much more about bottlenecking.

Yes, it will bottleneck a little, but it doesn't truly bottleneck, anyhow, the lower ability cpu will effect minimum fps more than max fps, and it should work really just fine, especially for non-cpu intensive games, I doubt you will see much decrease.

Comment reply on pthastings's Completed Build: Linux Box - Small Form Factor

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

Yes, Linux is awesome.

I feel like my build would be a masterpiece if I just didn't have old windows 10 chugging away on it, slowing down itself with plenty of useless files and other crap.

Comment reply on RasmusT's Completed Build: i5 4690K & DUAL RX480 in Crossfire

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

As usual with crossfire/SLI configs of this caliber, they will either beat the 1080 or lose, but all results will be around the ballparck of the 1080.

Comment reply on douginator's Completed Build: My VR Gaming Beast

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Will work, solid build, good job. Maybe would have bought a 1070 or 1080 instead, but still a great build.

Comment reply on Blume's Completed Build: Rupert -First Build

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Your processor is just fine! Definitely spend money on a new video card, that is where the bottleneck is!

Comment reply on intarray's Completed Build: Spontaneous Small Gaming Build

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

I didn't know that people spontaneously spent $1800 dollars on a computer, but props to you!

Good build, only a couple criticisms:

  1. Your PSU is overkill, (but a good investment for the future)
  2. I don't know how much ram you need, but 32 GB is a lot!

Comment reply on ryeona's Completed Build: Project Skylake

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Okay then, you've got a great build, good 5 you!

Comment reply on Sherlock_Q's Completed Build: Aether

  • 37 months ago
  • -1 points

After doing some research, this CPU will bottleneck the 970, especially in cpu-intensive games. You can try and correct this with overclocking, but in general the 970 and 8350 are both excellent processors and just as much as any other high caliber components will, they will play every new game.

Comment reply on ac711's Completed Build: i7 6700k, waiting for GeForce 1060 GTX

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

In general for gaming, I agree, but the 6700k has hyperthreading and higher clock speeds, which paves the way to more futureproofing, (if you're into that thing)

You wouldn't need a 6700k even if you SLI 1080's, a 6600k will always do just fine.

Comment reply on Sherlock_Q's Completed Build: Aether

  • 37 months ago
  • 0 points

Good build, just prepare for major bottlenecking because of your CPU

Comment reply on darthfutuza's Completed Build: The Falcon

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes, awesome build, so much yes! I love the cheap dell case, fits the concept of the falcon entirely!

Comment reply on ac711's Completed Build: i7 6700k, waiting for GeForce 1060 GTX

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

His build is just fine, you shouldn't measure the 1060 by its price because the 1060 is offering 980 level performance. (rumored)

Comment reply on ac711's Completed Build: i7 6700k, waiting for GeForce 1060 GTX

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Great System and Solid build, should be able to handle everything you throw at it for some time. Jealous that you will get that 1060 and I'm stuck with an R9 390.

Comment reply on SayHiToBob's Completed Build: My first PC build!

  • 37 months ago
  • 0 points

Can you take a pic of the build next to your AK 47?

Comment reply on RichterSnipes's Completed Build: The Anti-Futureproof Mini Media PC

  • 37 months ago
  • 3 points

Love it, great build, great choices, destroys every $400 prebuilt machine on the market. Also, much better to make a budget build then upgrade later than to try and futureproof your machine.

Comment reply on wineandseams's Completed Build: Replace the XBOne

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Good looking build, only problems I can think of:

  • I would have gone with an i5 skylake because the i3 will bottleneck your Rx 480.

  • I would have gone with a different case because you could get a more powerful ATX psu for less with something like the Corsair Obsidian

Should easily kill xbox either way.

Comment reply on ryeona's Completed Build: Project Skylake

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Beautiful small build, you chose a great case, only thing I would change is I would get an SSD.

Comment reply on InputUsername's Completed Build: First build

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

Great build, wouldn't change anything. I especially like how you didn't overkill the PSU.

Comment reply on zXTechnoWolf's Completed Build: All Purpose Low Noise Monster

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Ooh sort of a waste of money but nice lol

Comment reply on Iron_Knickers's Completed Build: First PC Build!

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Good idea, but then id have to put my HDD in the drive bay or something? It could work, maybe ill look at it.

Idk where I would put my other fans though unfortunately

Comment reply on HundredDollars's Completed Build: First PC Build - $1600 4K Gaming PC

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Fallout 4 is a great game, I believe it would be easy for your system to play it in 4k

Comment reply on Masked-Builder's Completed Build: The Punisher

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Great build overall, only two things I would have changed:

  1. Power supply is overkill but it helps for future graphics and SLI if you want.

  2. I would have gone with the R9 390 since it costs as much as a GTX 970 and is better, as well as has more than twice the VRAM.

Comment reply on Josh71595's Completed Build: First Gaming Rig

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Solid build, only thing I would change was that I would have gone with the AMD R9 390, but otherwise its all good! (Actually I would have gotten an RX 480 now that it is out, but if it wasnt out at the time an R9 390)

Comment reply on Iron_Knickers's Completed Build: First PC Build!

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

Comment reply on Iron_Knickers's Completed Build: First PC Build!

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah you could swap out my i7 for an i5 that would do about the same thing in video games, and swap out my mobo for a non-overclockable mobo, and get cheaper ram and cheaper storage, and you have a system that performs pretty much the same as mine in-game, for less than $1200

Comment reply on Iron_Knickers's Completed Build: First PC Build!

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah you can get the best computer out there for less than $2000 easily, the only reason you would go above an i7 6700k, heck a 6700 or even an i5, is if you're doing some sort of crazy editing shizzle

Comment reply on Iron_Knickers's Completed Build: First PC Build!

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks, I got lots of advice from people, and it isn't the hardest thing to make a computer using some of the most popular and common elitist PC parts. (I don't use anything that might need some serious research behind it, like an AMD CPU or something)

Comment reply on Iron_Knickers's Completed Build: First PC Build!

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

This is a better question, why not get the 1070?

Well, for me the reasons were:

  1. I didn't want to wait for two months for these to be truly available. (I made this build in the beginning of June and now it is july, and there still are no 1070's selling for the advertised price)

  2. At the time, I didn't know if there wasn't something disappointing and wrong with the 1070, while the R9 390 that I was going to buy was a tried and tested model with a tried and tested aftermarket cooler on it.

  3. I didn't REALLY need it, I have a 1920 x 1080 monitor and it seems to run all these triple A games at max graphics just fine.

Comment reply on Iron_Knickers's Completed Build: First PC Build!

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Well I believe that there is a golden area for price for performance around $250 to $400 dollars, because for around this price range you can get 75% of the performance of an $800 card such as the 1080.

Basically, you get 75% of the performance of the top card out there for a bit over a third of the price.

Comment reply on Iron_Knickers's Completed Build: First PC Build!

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes, I have converted happily to the pc building master race haha

Comment reply on Kiwiman's Completed Build: Ice Cube III

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Well the reason I asked was that there aren't any other intake fans besides the cooling fans so those fans pretty much NEED to be intake.

Comment reply on Kiwiman's Completed Build: Ice Cube III

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Are you using your corsair liquid cooling fans as intake fans or outlet fans?

Comment reply on Kiwiman's Completed Build: Ice Cube III

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

All watercooling is sort of overkill even with overclockable cpu's unless you are trying to hit some sort of record.

You can get many aftermarket air coolers that do very very well and aren't as overkill for your overclocking needs.

Watercooling is primarily for fun haha

Comment reply on willoemler's Completed Build: Project YACK (Yet Another Console Killer)

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Cards with blower style coolers typically run hotter, especially under heavy load.

I guess the only situation in which a blower style cooler is better would be in an SLI build so that the cards dont push hot air around everywhere, and instead take it in and shoot it out the back. (In my mind this makes sense)

Comment reply on willoemler's Completed Build: Project YACK (Yet Another Console Killer)

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah everything kills a console xD

Comment reply on willoemler's Completed Build: Project YACK (Yet Another Console Killer)

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Well I find the best price range for a GPU is $250-$400. The 1070 gives you about 75% of the 1080 performance, but for only half the price. Nuff said

Comment reply on willoemler's Completed Build: Project YACK (Yet Another Console Killer)

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

I love mini itx builds, why get a giant build when you can get the same thing with almost the same cooling in a tiny box?

Comment reply on xAzelf's Completed Build: Phanteks Evolv Glass re(build)

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Beautiful cable management :)

Comment reply on DontBeNV's Completed Build: B.O.N v.2-Best Or Nothing

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks like a beast, why did you get so much ram for such a high price?

Comment reply on jvb93's Completed Build: The Toaster

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes when you have two 980's humping each other a millimeter apart using open air coolers its gonna get hawt

Comment reply on Equinoxe's Completed Build: 4k Gaming setup

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Noooo you should have gone for an offbrand card when they come out. RIP temps using a blower style cooler.

Otherwise its good, but as hardware does it nowadays, we cant run max settings on the newest titles on 4k resolution with just one 1080.

Comment reply on pixel636's Completed Build: Phoenix (My First Build)

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Very nice build, the best builds are the ones that are squeezed on money because that's when you see the best performance for the price. I spent ~$1300+ on my build but your build will be able to do about 60% of my build, yet its only a fraction of the price.

Anyhow, welcome to the pc building universe, yes it is awesome.

Comment reply on czuzak's Completed Build: 1440p Ascension

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

With hyperthreading I think the regular quad cores will futureproof just fine.

Comment reply on zXTechnoWolf's Completed Build: All Purpose Low Noise Monster

  • 38 months ago
  • 2 points

Excellent build! You incorporated many of the parts that I use in my build actually, (the PSU, both storage drives, and the cpu)

The ONLY thing I would change if I were you before you got this build, was to buy an R9 390 instead of a GTX 970. The only cons to the R9 390 is that it does run hotter and draws more power, but otherwise it has better performance, more VRAM, and async computing, beating the pants off of GTX 980's in ashes of the singularity and other maximized Dx 12 games.

Comment reply on Silent25's Completed Build: HAL 1.0

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Haha well it doesn't make a difference does it really

Comment reply on jeremeysmith's Completed Build: Redrum

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Whats the difference between the 840 and 850 evo?

Comment reply on Raratah's Completed Build: The "I work for minimum wage" Gaming PC

  • 38 months ago
  • 0 points

I love the build.

I love cheaper builds because the law of diminishing returns hits hard when you go high end.

For $600 dollars you get a build that does 70% of what my build does, (which costs ~$1200)

(Of course, I didn't factor in my $200 monitor, $30 mouse, as well as some other things that probably cost me an extra $50)

(My build might as well be $1600)

Comment reply on Smann90's Completed Build: Helios

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I was about to say you can run 4k with a 1080

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