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AMD FX-6300, gtx 760 budget build

post #1 of 17
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so yeah, I'm going to build a budget gaming pc for my brother. if you see anything i should change that are in the same price range or If any one know if this motherboard is any good for overclocking the cpu please reply thumb.gif

This is the specs:

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P, socket: AM3+

RAM: Corsair Vengeance Blue 8 GB 1600MHz

CPU: AMD FX-6300 Black Edition, socket: AM3+

CPU cooler: Cooler Master hyper 212 Evo

GPU: MSI GeForce GTX 760 Gaming 2gb PhysX

Case: NZXT GUARDIAN 921 RB mid Tower black/blue

PSU: Corsair CX 600M, 600w PSU



the item list (its a Norwagian page but every item got english name) :http://www.komplett.no/k/shoplist.aspx?mode=edit&ShoppingListId=1337086
Edited by Kevin1995 - 1/11/14 at 1:07pm
post #2 of 17
get the xfx r9 280x . excellent price. atleast 20 - 25% faster than gtx 760

http://www.komplett.no/xfx-radeon-r9-280x-3gb-gddr5/804914

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/hardware-canucks-reviews/63522-amd-radeon-r9-280x-3gb-review-13.html
http://www.computerbase.de/artikel/grafikkarten/2013/amd-radeon-r7-260x-r9-270x-und-280x-im-test/6/
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post #3 of 17
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This is a build for my brother, so im selling him my 760 because i want to upgrade.He was going to buy a 660 anyways biggrin.gif
post #4 of 17
your PSU review

source

I myself would choose a better one thumb.gif

Its not bad but then i am picky when it comes to choosing a PSU
Edited by ladcrooks - 1/11/14 at 12:09pm
post #5 of 17
I would recommend bumping up to a better heatsink like the hyper 212, I used that heatsink on a amd quad core at stock and it just couldn't handle it, temps hit 60C+ really easy, and that chip runs cooler than a 6300.
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post #6 of 17
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Originally Posted by Kevin1995 View Post

This is a build for my brother, so im selling him my 760 because i want to upgrade.He was going to buy a 660 anyways biggrin.gif

fine. you can give your brother the 760 and get a much better card like the sapphire r9 290 tri-x

http://www.komplett.no/sapphire-radeon-tri-x-r9-290-4gb-gddr5/805735

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/r9-290x-case-performance,3710-2.html
http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/Sapphire-Radeon-R9-290X-Tri-X-4GB-Graphics-Card-Review/Clock-Speeds-Cooling-a
http://www.anandtech.com/show/7601/sapphire-radeon-r9-290-review-our-first-custom-cooled-290/4
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post #7 of 17
Thread Starter 
what about this: XFX ProSeries XXX Edition 650W PSU
http://www.komplett.no/xfx-proseries-xxx-edition-650w-psu/760107
post #8 of 17
Thread Starter 
i might get a radeon r9 290 for myself
Edited by Kevin1995 - 1/11/14 at 4:14pm
post #9 of 17
Thread Starter 
I'll take a look at the hyper 212 biggrin.gif
post #10 of 17
get hyper 212 evo i am using it with a fx6300 with slight OC running at 4.0 i get temps of 18-20 degree C it is definitely worth it
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