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What do you guys think of this build? All i need is cpu, ram, mobo and video card.
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3eUSE
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Just a few dollars more and this is a stronger card http://www.amazon.com/MSI-R9-270-GAMING-2G/dp/B00GMGGZQE/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1395585813&sr=8-7&keywords=R9270




Here is a comparison

http://www.hwcompare.com/17282/geforce-gtx-750-ti-vs-radeon-r9-270/
Edited by Wirerat - 3/23/14 at 7:49am
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Which are the other parts?

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PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3f2I5
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3f2I5/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3f2I5/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($139.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($72.25 @ Newegg)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($169.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $492.22
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-23 14:46 EDT-0400)
Edited by PontiacGTX - 3/23/14 at 11:46am
  
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I was thinking about a 270 to get another one to crossfire later on
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Which are the other parts?

thats all i need i am going to re use my ssd / hdd / case etc etc
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I was thinking about a 270 to get another one to crossfire later on
thats all i need i am going to re use my ssd / hdd / case etc etc

I think around the price of the 270 @ $179 it is very powerful.
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The hd 7870 is the same r9 270x.but the r9 270 cant oc passed 1.1ghz on cores where the hd 7870 can,and it can.be crossfired with a r9 270x/270
  
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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock 990FX Extreme3 ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($72.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 2GB Video Card ($215.38 @ Newegg)
Total: $500.35
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-23 15:30 EDT-0400)

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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock 990FX Extreme3 ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($72.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 2GB Video Card ($215.38 @ Newegg)
Total: $500.35
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-23 15:30 EDT-0400)

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why the r9 270x if the hd 7870 has the same performance for less money?
  
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why the r9 270x if the hd 7870 has the same performance for less money?
the 270 is only $10 difference


http://www.amazon.com/MSI-R9-270-GAMING-2G/dp/B00GMGGZQE/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1395585813&sr=8-7&keywords=R9270 I would get the Msi card over XFX but thats just me.
Edited by Wirerat - 3/23/14 at 1:54pm
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R9 270s are limited to 1.1ghz(sapphire) vs hd 7870 at 1.3ghz or more if modded

And that msi r9 270to 1050mhz
http://www.legitreviews.com/msi-radeon-r9-270-gaming-oc-sapphire-dual-x-r9-270-oc-video-card-review_128803/13

Hd 7870 at 170usd
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150605
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131563

Refurbished with a free firemv 225 at 170
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131561

And msi was really bad on the gtx 460s,some r9 280x(msi gaming at launch had overheating on vrm)and some r9 290(msi gaming) has leaking in the fans
Edited by PontiacGTX - 3/23/14 at 2:04pm
  
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