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Originally Posted by thunndermonty View Post

This will be a gaming pc but I'm also a college student and as I go further into my degree I'll be running various software.
Software like what?

There is nothing wrong with it but a gaming rig with SSDs>HDDs is fast enough for getting most things done.

If you have need for one, that's straight, I'm just trying to get your money spent tin the right places for gaming.

You could put any combination of things behind that card and never really get much better performance out of it.
I'd hate for you to spend all this money and not get the gaming experience you expect.

It's a solid rig you've "built" but there is a tight bottleneck in it at the GPU. wink.gif

EDIT:
Like every one has said, the EVGA G2/P2 are some of the better PSUs on the market on that price point.
I highly doubt they profit much from them.
Edited by white owl - 10/18/15 at 10:44pm
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Honestly anything I ever do won't really use the full potential of this SSD, but from what i saw it seems to run 4 times faster than most of the usual ones on the market. I owned an SSD before and I loved it. And my macbook uses pci e based storage so its what i decided on. Money isn't the biggest factor, I just couldnt stand buying a GPU a year ago and then getting rid of it already. Do you think the 760 superclock is really that big of a bottleneck? This rig looks like it'd be able to run any game out there on it's highest settings. I just have a 1080p monitor. Im sure a better card would get more frames, but after a certain point the human eye can't tell the difference. Plus my monitor runs at 144hz so everything already looks super smooth.
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based on the research I have done the Intel 750 is actually slower on boot up and games than the Samsung 951. The 950 (faster than the 951) is supposed to be coming out here very shortly if not released yet, you may want to consider it.
Edited by bratas - 10/18/15 at 10:52pm
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What games exactly?
I had to OC my 980 to get acceptable performance at 1080p in demanding games. Even still, AA can tank frame rates. redface.gif
Edited by white owl - 10/18/15 at 11:23pm
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post #15 of 30
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Software like what?

There is nothing wrong with it but a gaming rig with SSDs>HDDs is fast enough for getting most things done.

If you have need for one, that's straight, I'm just trying to get your money spent tin the right places for gaming.

You could put any combination of things behind that card and never really get much better performance out of it.
I'd hate for you to spend all this money and not get the gaming experience you expect.

It's a solid rig you've "built" but there is a tight bottleneck in it at the GPU. wink.gif

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Like every one has said, the EVGA G2/P2 are some of the better PSUs on the market on that price point.
I highly doubt they profit much from them.

 

Yeah, the G2/P2/T2 are the almighty Super Flower Leadex PSUs, which are just about the best of the best.

 

You're right about the lack of profit; PSUs are EVGA's biggest loss leader.

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I often forget the T2.
Among those three line ups, I'd go with the one that is on sale. smile.gif

EVGA now has a 550w and 650w G2 variant. Is it the same platform as the 750+ PSUs?
I ask because the warranty is 7 years as opposed to the 10 year warranty of the OG G2s.
Could be an indication of different guts or something to make an already great deal for us, a little easier on them.
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post #17 of 30
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I often forget the T2.
Among those three line ups, I'd go with the one that is on sale. smile.gif

EVGA now has a 550w and 650w G2 variant. Is it the same platform as the 750+ PSUs?
I ask because the warranty is 7 years as opposed to the 10 year warranty of the OG G2s.
Could be an indication of different guts or something to make an already great deal for us, a little easier on them.

 

I think they are. I remember shilka telling us that they are all the Super Flower Leadex PSUs.

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Well Skyrim is my all time favorite so im sure ill load that up with a ton of mods. But i want to try witcher. The new fallout when it comes out. Far cry. stuff like that.
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post #19 of 30
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Well Skyrim is my all time favorite so im sure ill load that up with a ton of mods. But i want to try witcher. The new fallout when it comes out. Far cry. stuff like that.
An r9 290/GTX 780 would be a minimum for maxing out games at 1080p.
Your current card will likely stutter with only 2GB vram.
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post #20 of 30
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What is the primary use of this rig?
For the price of that SSD you could have a really fast GPU.
I understand wanting an SSD like that but unless you move large files all over the place, there isn't going to be some giant leap in performance in a gaming or windows environment to justify the cost over a regular SATA SSD (eg. 850 EVO).

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