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Hey OCN,

I've been looking to build myself a Computer recently, for Photoshop, Gaming & Video editing would be the most demanding tasks. You may have seen one of my topic in the AMD categories. I'm limited to about $600 - $800 for the PC, with that In mind I originally set out to build my self a cheaper AMD system. I'v now come to the conclusion that it may be best to build my self and Intel i5 3670K or i7 4770k, I can make this work by not buying myself a graphics card until I have the money, by waiting on the Graphics card I could also invest a bit more to the card and I heard that the Graphic Cards may drop in price with the new next gen consoles.

My question is quite strait forward, will the integrated graphics of the new Haswell CPU's work for me until I am able to purchase a Graphics card, or two.

Do you know of any good videos I can watch of these new Intel HD 4600 Graphics?

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What games do you play?
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post #3 of 7
Weather or not the integrated graphics will work for you is down to what type of performance you find acceptable. There will definitely be videos of them on YouTube by now showing their performance in games etc.
post #4 of 7
Few low demand games at medium to low

Basically depends on what u want to play
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I plan to play a little of every thing, that's why I didn't specify one game. Most of these are 3d and quite new. I do plan to upgrade this with a GPU once I get the money. I had a look on youtube and It seems to perform pretty well with he standard graphics.
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post #6 of 7
If you tweak the settings of the individual games you'll get it to run quite a few games decently. If you are going to be getting a GPU then it should be fine as a stop gap measure.
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I would personally suggest getting the Intel and then getting the GPU later. Who knows, maybe you'll be back with the money when 9000 series come out, then you're in luck.

   
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