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Old 08-07-2013, 03:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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This is my build that i made on pcpartpicker. I just need some advice on if these parts are good or what i can do to improve the build my budget it 400-500 so ya.
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AMD A10-5800K, PNY GeForce GTX 650, Apex PC-389-C - Will's CustomPC - Alpha138's Saved Part List - PCPartPicker
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Old 08-07-2013, 03:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Reduce the RAM to 8GB 1600 generic brand which should drop the build 20 bucks.

Then, change the CPU to an i3 3220 and get the cheapest ASRock B75 board which should be 54 bucks.

The extra cash saved, swap to this HDD.
Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Newegg.com

And this PSU.
Antec VP-450 450W ATX 12V v2.3 Power Supply - Newegg.com

You can also drop the cooler so you can get this card instead.
Newegg.com - EVGA 01G-P4-3655-KR GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 SLI Support Video Card
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Old 08-07-2013, 06:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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And these changes your telling me would make the computer performance better than this build i have or just cheaper?

and also is the generic brand g.skill cause it doesn't list any generic brands.
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Better parts for relatively the same price. The better single threaded performance in the i3 with the better GPU power will give more of a boost in games. Plus, the Antec PSU is of better quality and there isn't any reason to have 1866 RAM.
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Old 08-07-2013, 06:22 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Ok thanks. Btw, do u know of any cheap cases that look cool but also have good ventilation?

and look at this this is what u said:

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1pqUn
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Damn, I was pretty much right on the money guessing those prices lol.

Ram 5 bucks cheaper.
Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (PV38G160C9KRD) - PCPartPicker

You want 2 sticks for dual channel.

Hmm depends on how cheap? (case)
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Could do this. I've worked with this case before. Cheap, light, enough spots for 120 fans.

Thermaltake V3 Black Edition VL80001W2Z Black SECC / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Newegg.com
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Old 08-07-2013, 06:48 PM   #8 (permalink)
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love the case. Here's the build now.

Intel Core i3-3220, EVGA GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost, Thermaltake VL80001W2Z - Other Custom Build - Alpha138's Saved Part List - PCPartPicker
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Looks good. This rig can do Crysis 3 with medium settings, Last Light High with Normal Tessellation, League maxed, ect to give you an idea @ 1080p.
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I also play minecraft sometimes. I'm guessing i'd be able to run high settings and get rly good frames easily?

Also, I hear its pretty easy to order all the parts and then put it together yourself?
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