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http://pcpartpicker.com/user/IMKR/saved/4cCS

budget is as cheap as possible for 1080p medium graphics on todays modern games (GPU is non negotiable, plan on getting that HD 7750 for $45)

For the Mobo and ram i just included them in, can someone recommend me a better choice? (dont know much about AMD mobos, and which ram to get for better stability on AMD)

for mobo choice, can you include one if
1) I DONT plan on OC'ing
2) plan on OCing

(included aftermarket cooler cuz i plan on getting that if i OC CPU, [any better suggestions?])

thanks guys
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post #2 of 21
$70 is too much for a psu on a budget build like that and $36 -5MIR is a bit steep for a lower end cooler too

here's $50 cheaper psu if you're doing rebates -

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139026

cx430 $19.99 after $20 rebate

It's no capstone but it's not a terrible psu by most peoples standards and it's $20 as opposed to $70. With a 7750 and athlon you'd draw what a couple hundred watts at most so it's hardly challenged
Edited by Cyro999 - 3/29/14 at 2:26am
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you havent listed a gpu.... edit nvm haha

also ive never heard of that brand of RAM, not too confident on going with unknown brands
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post #4 of 21
Personally I don't think a 7750 is enough for 1080p at medium even now, let alone near future titles. Especially a DDR3 version of the 7750. You have to get something with GDDR5.

When it comes to a motherboard, I don't have any specific recommendations for an FM2 platform, but I'd at least get something with a heatsink on the VRM, especially considering the heatsink you chose (and all tower heatsinks) do not blow any air on that area.
Edited by Xylene - 3/29/14 at 2:27am
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post #5 of 21
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$70 is too much for a psu on a budget build like that and $36 -5MIR is a bit steep for a lower end cooler too
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you havent listed a gpu.... edit nvm haha

also ive never heard of that brand of RAM, not too confident on going with unknown brands

atm im just sticking in parts just to get the price range and have a slot filled in.

i just need recommendations after.
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post #6 of 21
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Personally I don't think a 7750 is enough for 1080p at medium even now, let alone near future titles.

When it comes to a motherboard, I don't have any specific recommendations for an FM2 platform, but I'd at least get something with a heatsink on the VRM, especially considering the heatsink you chose (and all tower heatsinks) do not blow any air on that area.

this wont be used primarly for gaming for AAA titles, i just said that as a "range" of what i need it to be able to do. (it'll atleast play league and sc2 good enough)

for mobo, i have no idea at all. (i have no knowledge on AMD boards and very limited knowledge on mobos itself, regarding VRM's and such. i know its "those little squares" but i dont know what they are)


EDIT: @cyro would the CX be good even if i end up OCing CPU and GPU?
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post #7 of 21
I edited my post. The 7750 you are talking about is the DDR3 version which has significantly less memory bandwidth versus the GDDR5 version. It makes a big difference, even on a low end GPU like that.

http://ht4u.net/reviews/2012/msi_radeon_hd_7750_2gb_ddr3_test/index39.php&usg=ALkJrhi1G4TxkhzXnvN1ZfRJ3KdXukbpQQ
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post #8 of 21
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I edited my post. The 7750 you are talking about is the DDR3 version which has significantly less memory bandwidth versus the GDDR5 version. It makes a big difference, even on a low end GPU like that.

http://ht4u.net/reviews/2012/msi_radeon_hd_7750_2gb_ddr3_test/index39.php&usg=ALkJrhi1G4TxkhzXnvN1ZfRJ3KdXukbpQQ


hmm, dam, yeah i have no knowledge watsoever on the lowend parts of pc hardware lol. i dont even bother reading about them.

darn, i guess i have to scrap this project. ??
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post #9 of 21
Indeed it does - you're essentially just gaming on a 7850k igpu - at that point, why not buy one of those and have fun ocing it?

If it's for league/sc2 btw, there's much more fun to be had in other ways - we get unlocked Pentiums next quarter.

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hmm, dam, yeah i have no knowledge watsoever on the lowend parts of pc hardware lol. i dont even bother reading about them.

darn, i guess i have to scrap this project. ??

Well, if you wanna have some fun there's plenty of ways to do it~
Edited by Cyro999 - 3/29/14 at 2:35am
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post #10 of 21
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Indeed it does - you're essentially just gaming on a 7850k igpu - at that point, why not buy one of those and have fun ocing it?

If it's for league/sc2 btw, there's much more fun to be had in other ways - we get unlocked Pentiums next quarter.

im trying to think of a decent build using this GPU

http://www.overclock.net/t/1477544/cowboom-xfx-core-edition-radeon-hd7750-2gb-ddr3-45-tax#post_22025650

lololol. i just want it to be a basic school pc and playing league and sc2. (and if it can play AAA titles on medium settings, all the better)

i guess ill just kill this build for now.

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Well, if you wanna have some fun there's plenty of ways to do it~



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