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Newegg just posted new deals, my build is $18 cheaper now.

FX-6300
$119.99
Your Price: $109.99
With Promo Code
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Substitute the WD Blue for WD Black

WD Black 500GB
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Get this drive instead: WD Blue 1TB WD10EZEX

Better RAM

Crucial Ballistix 2x4GB 1600
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Edited by Ryude - 7/2/13 at 2:45am
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the intel is way too powerful on the CPU side and way too weak on the GPU side.

This doesn't make any sense. Too powerful on the CPU side? What does that even mean?

Also, too weak on the GPU side? Huh? The 7850 is a quality card.

You want him to buy a weak AMD chip with no overclocking and an NVIDIA GTX 760?

Above poster, I hope you did yourself a favor and used the parts from Svenge and my suggestions before reading this build. It's nonsensical.
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It'll need to be upgraded almost as soon as you buy it

This is also an utterly ridiculous statement.
Edited by Humafold - 7/2/13 at 10:19am
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This doesn't make any sense. Too powerful on the CPU side? What does that even mean?

Also, too weak on the GPU side? Huh? The 7850 is a quality card.

You want him to buy a weak AMD chip with no overclocking and an NVIDIA GTX 760?

Above poster, I hope you did yourself a favor and used the parts from Svenge and my suggestions before reading this build. It's nonsensical.


This is also an utterly ridiculous statement.

I love Amd and wish them the best but agree with you here, as I did before. That 7850 is fine for 1080, and isn't it always a weak CPU everyone cries about "bottle necking" their rigs? There is no imbalance due to a powerful processor.....Just go with above op that system will be super sweet. If you get more money in budget just upgrade your video card appropriately but no worries if you cant/dont want to
    
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Hey I'm just giving my opinion just like everyone else in this thread. If you feel I'm wrong, that's fine. In my 15+ years of experience, you want a stronger GPU than your CPU especially when dealing with a budget.

I play on 1080p and my 7950 barely lets me play most games with max settings. I have to use FXAA, not MSAA or SSAA. It has nothing to do with my CPU, it is more than powerful enough for any game I play.
Edited by Ryude - 7/2/13 at 3:42pm
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I've run a 2500k, 2600k, 3570k, and 3770k with a GTX 670 on a 1440p screen and had no problems maxing games like BF3. A 7850 on a 1080p won't have a problem on high.

Saying the build I suggested would need to be upgraded almost as soon as he purchased it is just incorrect and may mislead him into a poor purchase. I just want to help the poster. Nothing against you personally.
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I've run a 2500k, 2600k, 3570k, and 3770k with a GTX 670 on a 1440p screen and had no problems maxing games like BF3. A 7850 on a 1080p won't have a problem on high.

Saying the build I suggested would need to be upgraded almost as soon as he purchased it is just incorrect and may mislead him into a poor purchase. I just want to help the poster. Nothing against you personally.

I really appreciate your help! Already ordered all the parts can't wait to put that thing together!
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I've run a 2500k, 2600k, 3570k, and 3770k with a GTX 670 on a 1440p screen and had no problems maxing games like BF3. A 7850 on a 1080p won't have a problem on high.

Saying the build I suggested would need to be upgraded almost as soon as he purchased it is just incorrect and may mislead him into a poor purchase. I just want to help the poster. Nothing against you personally.

From my perspective, that's exactly what I'm trying to prevent as well. Oh well, he already made his purchase so I hope he is happy with it.
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I really appreciate your help! Already ordered all the parts can't wait to put that thing together!

Enjoy! Keep us updated with some pics
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From my perspective, that's exactly what I'm trying to prevent as well. Oh well, he already made his purchase so I hope he is happy with it.

Either rig will run games well, he got a good purchase regardless of choice.
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