first time builder - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-06-2012, 10:58 AM   #11 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 3
Default Re: first time builder

Originally Posted by Lt.Shinysides View Post
I like everything but, please listen to pp and.go with an i5 2500k. Even though the amd line may have 6 cores games today will never need six cores.
yea ive been looking into that lately since thats pretty much the same response i keep getting from everyone... and i do plan on overclocking but for now i just want to build the thing.. dont know anything about overclocking and im most likely gonna use crossfire so tell me what you guys think.

like i said im not overclocking or using crossfire yet but plan to so if something doesnt look like its compatible let me know, this is my first ever build and i most likely looked over something.. - Once You Know, You Newegg

mcav209 is offline  
Old 04-07-2012, 08:20 AM   #12 (permalink)
I don't overclock
Fat.Clown's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: offline
Posts: 3,326
Default Re: first time builder

Diablo 3 doesn't take much to run, any processor mentioned above will be just fine.

Fat.Clown is offline  
Old 04-07-2012, 11:13 AM   #13 (permalink)
Oreo's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: England
Posts: 5,723
Send a message via MSN to Oreo
Default Re: first time builder

I agree, anybody going for a gaming build and doesn't go the Sandy Bridge route is crazy.
Oreo is offline  
Old 04-07-2012, 02:58 PM   #14 (permalink)
Build Guru
PP Mguire's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Posts: 28,956
Default Re: first time builder

Not everybody plans to upgrade theirs every few years either. A 2500k will last a good long time.

"Resolution is just a number." #Ubisoft
Origin/Steam = PP_Mguire Twitch = pp_mguire Instagram = ppmguire PSN = PP_Mguire

Access to my Plex PM me.
PP Mguire is online now  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
First time PC builder needs help! bjr92 System Upgrades 8 12-25-2010 09:40 PM
First Time Builder... cane5 New Systems | Building and Buying 5 10-18-2009 01:56 AM
First time builder, long time reader Billymac24 New Systems | Building and Buying 9 03-09-2009 12:53 AM
First time builder, need help. Nak-Nak Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 15 10-13-2006 10:22 PM
First time builder ZenkiSX System Upgrades 25 09-27-2005 06:02 AM

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:17 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.