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Can anyone make a better pc than the one in this video for under $500 I don't want to spend to much.


Edit: Sorry Video Should work now.
Edited by jrccomputer - 1/12/13 at 8:51am
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Video does not work
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OP: Don't embed playlists.
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post #4 of 12
Thread Starter 
Ok. Video is up now. I just trying to build a second cheaper gaming pc for my buddy.
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Originally Posted by bruflot View Post



OP: Don't embed playlists.

^^^ Ok. I forgot.
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Thread Starter 
Anyone??
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post #6 of 12
Just from the CPU part, he is spitting out non-sense. That Pentium CPU is in no way faster than a Phenom II X4 or an FX-4300. At stock, they are equal at best but you can get a substantial overclock on the AMD CPUs which is not possible for the Intel CPUs.

I think you would be better off using an APU and hybrid crossfire.

Edit: Single channel memory is also absolutely stupid. I stopped watching when he recommended a low-end Coolermaster PSU. When he said "There's no explosions or lightshows inside your case", he was wrong. That PSU will take care of that. I don't have time to make a complete build for the time being but don't listen to that guy, please.
Edited by Snowmen - 1/21/13 at 1:41pm
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post #7 of 12
Thats not a gaming PC its a slightly overspecced office word processor/porno streamer.
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post #8 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Snowmen View Post

Just from the CPU part, he is spitting out non-sense. That Pentium CPU is in no way faster than a Phenom II X4 or an FX-4300. At stock, they are equal at best but you can get a substantial overclock on the AMD CPUs which is not possible for the Intel CPUs.

I think you would be better off using an APU and hybrid crossfire.

Edit: Single channel memory is also absolutely stupid. I stopped watching when he recommended a low-end Coolermaster PSU. When he said "There's no explosions or lightshows inside your case", he was wrong. That PSU will take care of that. I don't have time to make a complete build for the time being but don't listen to that guy, please.
Quote:
Originally Posted by WR6133 View Post

Thats not a gaming PC its a slightly overspecced office word processor/porno streamer.

That's what I thought. I did not agree at all.
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post #9 of 12
If you want to list your potential $500 build, Jrccomputer. We would be happy to nitpick it. People on the boards here are happy to chime in and point out alternate motherboards, cpus, etc. Just make sure you make it very clear your budget is $500. And please list any parts your are bringing to the build that are not a part of that $500 budget (used case, video card, etc).
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post #10 of 12
500GB of storage is enough for all my games? No it isn't.

He makes some good points but most of the hardware he recommends isn't the best choice for the dollar IMO.
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