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Gusoline
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Edit::Decided on this build, ordered today

Finished

40% over the $1000 i started at but at least i will be happy i hope. will have everything within 2 weeks, had to do free 5-8 day shipping from amazon because they wanted $40 for 3 day. (just for the case and motherboard)
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poncho villa
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Have fun
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LewDawg
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Read the link above. He even puts together a PC for that budget (roughly)


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flyAU
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Holy mother of God... I had never seen that thread...


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Blitzed
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Welcome.


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ILikeLSUToo
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My sample builds are a little out of date, but once you've done some reading we can work on that part.

Read the PDF version please. I'm keeping that updated more often because the forum code/character limit here is annoying.


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bluebarracuda
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ILikeLSUToo
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Sigh.... Or you can take the easy way out and go with Blue's build.

However, since I'm not much on MMOs, an important question is how many threads do they use... If we're talking about single and 2-threaded games that rely more on the CPU than most games, we may need to pay more attention to that CPU. Otherwise, I approve that build.


bluebarracuda
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I took it off

I would like to see people read the guide and learn something


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LSU Coyote
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Didnt we all make a build for you roughly 1month ago?



This shtt gets old.


ILikeLSUToo
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Nah, I don't think we've done a build for him yet. I remember him mentioning a short while ago that he had a $1200 or $1500 budget for a build soon.


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oR33Do
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poncho villa


OK, so would three monitors in portrait mode actually work well for Battlefield?


Mr Gardoki
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Most people say it's too distracting


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bluebarracuda
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OK, so would three monitors in portrait mode actually work well for Battlefield?


I hated it


Gusoline
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just finished reading a bit about multi threading and now i am going to check up on scrolls online to see how it is. ive made it through 34 pages so far!


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LSU Coyote
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I hated it

Same, I think surround gaming is absolutely horrible. Hated every game I tried to play.

Terrible fckking experience; the only thing it would work on are racers.


Gusoline
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Jacksonville, NC
Member since Dec 2013
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Here it is


Well i went a little over budget but i really wanted an SSD. i didn't add an OS either but i think i can manage that later.

It said compatibility mode was on but can you guys go over it and make sure for me? and if i have any terrible parts that need replacing let me know as well. Thanks again and thanks for the PDF it had a lot of useful info. i used mainly your advice but i also tried to target items with the highest # of 4-5*reviews.


bluebarracuda
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Eh, I disagree with a good bit in that build. For $1200, a 760 isn't the card you want, 16gb is too much, 1tb hdd are a few dollars more than that 500gb (~$5 more), and don't pay $17 for that fan

Edit: Dat 780 tho



Edit #2: PSU's of the same quality go on sale for less pretty often, so that PSU was more of a place holder. I would get something around 500w or something over 750w for future SLI'ing.

You may also add a cooler, and I made this one earlier before knowing you wanted a blu ray
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Gusoline
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cool man. I dont really have to have a blue ray i dont even buy hard copies of movies. just added it because it was $50. I didnt read into optical drives that much so i didnt know about performance needed from them. The PDF kind of turned me away from AMD but if i have to sacrifice a little here to get a lot there (780) then i guess its ok.

Anyone else have thoughts?


bluebarracuda
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I dont really have to have a blue ray i dont even buy hard copies of movies


Then there's no need for one (torrenting is your best friend). I haven't used an optical drive in years.

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The PDF kind of turned me away from AMD


The 8320 is a great processor, especially for the price. You just missed it on sale for somewhere around $130, IIRC


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