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post #1 of 26
Thread Starter 
Hello all, I'm new here. Also new to building a PC. Looking for help and tips for a cost effective gaming rig. My 'proposed rig' is what i have in mind, good choices on the parts so far? what about a case and fans? mobo isn't set in stone.
p.s. let me know if this is in the wrong section.

thanks
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amd athlon x2 250 biostar a760g m2+ geforce 560ti 4gb, 2gb sticks 
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post #2 of 26
do you have an estimated budget?

When you mention 'proposed rig'? where is that?

There isn't a rig on your profile
Edited by BlockLike - 3/6/14 at 5:18am
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i7 4790K Maximus VII Ranger ASUS Strix GTX 1080 TI Kingston HyperX Savage 16GB 2400Mhz 
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post #3 of 26
Hi Conmann, Welcome!

We can't see you proposed rig at the moment.

If you hover of your name in the top right of the screen > Edit Signature > select "Show off stuff in your signature" > and select the build
post #4 of 26
I'm not seeing a list of proposed parts.

There are two ways to go about building a budget rig. Either start with a budget, and see how much you can build for it, or decide what performance level you want and work towards that.
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4770k some mid range asrock. extreme 4 maybe? 2x gigabyte windforce 7950 2 x 8 corsair balistix sport 
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crucial ct960 LG blu-ray used venamous x win 8.1 pro 
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crucial ct960 LG blu-ray used venamous x win 8.1 pro 
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Crossover 30Q5 PRO 30" 2560X1600  cheapest piece of crud I could find antec HCG 750 some thermaltake microcenter blue-light-special... 
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post #5 of 26
Thread Starter 
Thanks, my bad. How about it?
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amd athlon x2 250 biostar a760g m2+ geforce 560ti 4gb, 2gb sticks 
Optical DriveOS
cd rom windows 8 
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amd athlon x2 250 biostar a760g m2+ geforce 560ti 4gb, 2gb sticks 
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cd rom windows 8 
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post #6 of 26
Thread Starter 
I've done it how you said and went for a performance level and have been trying to keep it low, below 550$ i guess.
Budget Build
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
amd athlon x2 250 biostar a760g m2+ geforce 560ti 4gb, 2gb sticks 
Optical DriveOS
cd rom windows 8 
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Budget Build
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amd athlon x2 250 biostar a760g m2+ geforce 560ti 4gb, 2gb sticks 
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cd rom windows 8 
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post #7 of 26
Not a bad rig. Im assuming you already have the 560ti? If not what are you getting it for? On the CPU, spend an extra $10 to $20 and get the 6300. You will be happier with it.
   
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32GB 3000MHz HyperX Savage DDR4  Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SSD  Samsung 256GB SM951 M.2 SSD PCIe 3.0 x 4 (PE246... WD 3TB Black SATA 6Gbs 
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CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
CPU - Corsair Hydro H110  GPU x 2 - Nzxt G-10 x 2 + Corsair H-90 x 2  Lamptron FC-5 V2 Fan Controller 4 Aerocool Dead Silence 140mm Fans on the radia... 
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit LINUX KXStudio AOC i2769Vm 27-Inch Screen IPS Monitor AOC i2769Vm 27-Inch Screen IPS Monitor 
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AOC i2769Vm 27-Inch Screen IPS Monitor BENQ GW2250 +1 Monitor Easymountlcd Triple Monitor Stand (002-0019) Homemade Extension and vesa mount for +1 Monitor 
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Top - CM Storm QuickFire TK (Red) Bottom - CM ... EVGA SuperNOVA 850 G2 - 80 Plus Gold Corsair Carbide Series 400R Cooler Master Storm Inferno 
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Top of the Desk TUF Onboard Audio Cyber Acoustics Platinum CA-3550 Logitech H390 Headset 
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ASUS Wi-Fi PCI Express Adapter/400 upto 800 Mbp... Tripp Lite Isobar Supressor CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD 900 Watt Pure Sinewave UPS Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick 
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post #8 of 26
Thread Starter 
yeah i have the video card . Is the 560 ti a good match for the fx4300 or fx6300? Also, what makes the 6300 better for gaming? thanks for your advice.
Budget Build
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
amd athlon x2 250 biostar a760g m2+ geforce 560ti 4gb, 2gb sticks 
Optical DriveOS
cd rom windows 8 
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Budget Build
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
amd athlon x2 250 biostar a760g m2+ geforce 560ti 4gb, 2gb sticks 
Optical DriveOS
cd rom windows 8 
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post #9 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by conmann View Post

yeah i have the video card . Is the 560 ti a good match for the fx4300 or fx6300? Also, what makes the 6300 better for gaming? thanks for your advice.

6300 is a 6 core vs 4 core. Gives you more power and we all want more power. biggrin.gif The price difference is minimal and it really is a great CPU at that price point. Nothing wrong with the 560ti. Its just an older card and I didnt think it was sold anymore. It compares pretty well to a GTX 660 and isnt a bad card at all.

What do you plan on using for power supply unit?
Edited by Ultisym - 3/6/14 at 6:48am
   
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
32GB 3000MHz HyperX Savage DDR4  Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SSD  Samsung 256GB SM951 M.2 SSD PCIe 3.0 x 4 (PE246... WD 3TB Black SATA 6Gbs 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
WD 4TB Red in RAID 1 WD 4TB Red in RAID 1 ICY DOCK DuoSwap MB971SP-B Fits 5.25" Bay allo... LG WH14NS40 14x SATA Blu-ray Internal Rewriter 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
CPU - Corsair Hydro H110  GPU x 2 - Nzxt G-10 x 2 + Corsair H-90 x 2  Lamptron FC-5 V2 Fan Controller 4 Aerocool Dead Silence 140mm Fans on the radia... 
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit LINUX KXStudio AOC i2769Vm 27-Inch Screen IPS Monitor AOC i2769Vm 27-Inch Screen IPS Monitor 
MonitorMonitorMonitorMonitor
AOC i2769Vm 27-Inch Screen IPS Monitor BENQ GW2250 +1 Monitor Easymountlcd Triple Monitor Stand (002-0019) Homemade Extension and vesa mount for +1 Monitor 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Top - CM Storm QuickFire TK (Red) Bottom - CM ... EVGA SuperNOVA 850 G2 - 80 Plus Gold Corsair Carbide Series 400R Cooler Master Storm Inferno 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Top of the Desk TUF Onboard Audio Cyber Acoustics Platinum CA-3550 Logitech H390 Headset 
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ASUS Wi-Fi PCI Express Adapter/400 upto 800 Mbp... Tripp Lite Isobar Supressor CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD 900 Watt Pure Sinewave UPS Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick 
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Intel Core i7-6850K 4.5 GHz  ASUS TUF SABERTOOTH X99 LGA2011-V3  Asus STRIX GTX 980 ~1600 Core Asus STRIX GTX 980 ~1600 Core 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
32GB 3000MHz HyperX Savage DDR4  Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SSD  Samsung 256GB SM951 M.2 SSD PCIe 3.0 x 4 (PE246... WD 3TB Black SATA 6Gbs 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
WD 4TB Red in RAID 1 WD 4TB Red in RAID 1 ICY DOCK DuoSwap MB971SP-B Fits 5.25" Bay allo... LG WH14NS40 14x SATA Blu-ray Internal Rewriter 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
CPU - Corsair Hydro H110  GPU x 2 - Nzxt G-10 x 2 + Corsair H-90 x 2  Lamptron FC-5 V2 Fan Controller 4 Aerocool Dead Silence 140mm Fans on the radia... 
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit LINUX KXStudio AOC i2769Vm 27-Inch Screen IPS Monitor AOC i2769Vm 27-Inch Screen IPS Monitor 
MonitorMonitorMonitorMonitor
AOC i2769Vm 27-Inch Screen IPS Monitor BENQ GW2250 +1 Monitor Easymountlcd Triple Monitor Stand (002-0019) Homemade Extension and vesa mount for +1 Monitor 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Top - CM Storm QuickFire TK (Red) Bottom - CM ... EVGA SuperNOVA 850 G2 - 80 Plus Gold Corsair Carbide Series 400R Cooler Master Storm Inferno 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Top of the Desk TUF Onboard Audio Cyber Acoustics Platinum CA-3550 Logitech H390 Headset 
OtherOtherOtherOther
ASUS Wi-Fi PCI Express Adapter/400 upto 800 Mbp... Tripp Lite Isobar Supressor CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD 900 Watt Pure Sinewave UPS Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick 
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upHere (3.5 inch Bay)Multi Function Card Reader... 
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post #10 of 26
Thread Starter 
Awesome. I'll do some more digging on both the processors. Now all i really need to narrow down is the power station, case, and fans. I think I'm gonna go without an SSD, at least for now.
Budget Build
(6 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
amd athlon x2 250 biostar a760g m2+ geforce 560ti 4gb, 2gb sticks 
Optical DriveOS
cd rom windows 8 
  hide details  
Reply
Budget Build
(6 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
amd athlon x2 250 biostar a760g m2+ geforce 560ti 4gb, 2gb sticks 
Optical DriveOS
cd rom windows 8 
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