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Okay, so now I'm serious about building a PC...


Bout to sell my Imac soon(hopefully). What's the best set up you guys can do for $500 to $750 range?

Stout, I know you can hook me up.

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Bout to sell my Imac soon


Good for you. Get rid of that crap.






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For just gaming?





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For just gaming?

that and web browsing. and a little CAD work as well. getting ready for BF4 bro.






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$500-$750 incl monitor?





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and a little CAD work as well


AMD FX8350






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Does autocad run better on amd processors?





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$500-$750 incl monitor?
nope






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Depending on which cad program you are running it is likely going to be a multi-threaded program and the 8350 is an 8 core processor. It will render cad, 3D applications, and video editing faster due to the multi cores.





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Good place to start imo





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nope



I'll give this a whirl then

Pcpartpicker build…$732






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CPU AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core $180.98
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper N520 43.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing $29.99
Motherboard ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ $84.99
Memory Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 $59.99
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM $59.99
Video Card MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB $164.99
Case NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower $34.99
Power Supply Corsair 600W ATX12V $54.99
Optical Drive Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer $14.99

Total $685.90


I would maybe consider adding at least a 64GB SSD for Windows. You can get a good Vertex 3 for $50-$75 if you find a sale.



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I'll give this a whirl then

Pcpartpicker build…$732



You would be better off cutting back on that mobo and ram and getting the 8350.






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7870 myst $190





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LINK





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If he wants to OC that would be the way to go. Otherwise it's a waste running at stock.





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.... Nope





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It's still a better card at stock than the 7870 ghz. It does shine being oc'ed





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It has a lower core clock than that MSI GHz at stock. 925 vs 1000.

ETA I know it's the same chip as the 7950 but I don't think it's worth $30-$40 more unless you are OC'ing it.



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damn, caught that too soon





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