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 02/23/2014 04:52 PM
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mrpickles
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hi im looking at some specs and would like to know if there any good or should i change stuff around 

cpu- AMD FX-6350 SIX CORE 

MOTHERBOARD- GIGABYTE 990XA-UD3

RAM- 8GB KINGSTON DUAL DDR3

GRAPHICS- 2GB AMD RADEON R9 270X

MEMORY- 1TB 3.5 SATA-3 6GB/s

DRIVE- 8X BLU-RAY ROM DRIVE

PSU- CORSAIR 550W

PLEASE HELP AND ANSWER FAST THANKS 

 02/23/2014 05:16 PM
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black_zion
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Depends on what your intentions are.

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 02/23/2014 05:25 PM
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mrpickles
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gaimng mostly 

 

 02/23/2014 07:02 PM
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Then you better get a 280X graphics card and a 750w SeaSonic or Enermax power supply.

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 02/24/2014 09:53 PM
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Vantharas
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Out of curiosity does it have to be an AMD based system? Seeing as how extremely overpriced every AMD video card is atm except there low end cards.



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 02/24/2014 10:09 PM
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stumped
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I would look real close at the processor/graphics price/value. Here are benchmark results and average price for every processor and graphics card to date. It makes it alot easier to decide when you have the results in front of you from a disinterested third party.

PROCESSORS

GRAPHICS CARDS



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Intel I7 960 @ 3.87ghz *Intel DX58SO *HIS HD6970 2gb *Corsair TX650M *2x4gb Corsair XMS3 *WD Black 1TB *Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit ***Asus N71Jq laptop *Intel I7 720QM Processor *Mobility Radeon HD5730 1gb *8gb Ram *Windows 7 64bit ** Toshiba P75-A7200 * Intel I7-4700MQ * Windows 8.1 64bit


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 02/25/2014 06:25 AM
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HD 7970 / R9 280x prices haven't raised that much, I'd avoid R9 290x's for now.



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 02/25/2014 09:47 AM
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True, I paid $429.99 for my XFX 7970 Ghz Edition Double D a year ago, and today it is selling on Newegg for $439.99.

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