Overclock.net › Forums › AMD › AMD - General › Building a desktop for the girlfriend
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Building a desktop for the girlfriend - Page 2

post #11 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by jdcrispe95 View Post

Wow thats a really nice deal but i think hes looking for the best bang for buck system, im guessing his gf would use the pc for casual gaming, reading email, social stuff and movies.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4690k @ 4.2 GHz GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 Gaming @ 1178/1753/1329 Mhz Kingston HyperX Fury 8GB @1866 Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Kingston Hyper 3K 240GB SSD Seagate Barracuda 1TB @ 7200 RPM Hitachi UltraStar 1TB @7200 RPM Samsung OEM DVD RW 24X 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Hyper 212 EVO + CM Arctic Fusion 400 Windows 7 Ultimate / Ubuntu 14.04 x64 Dell U2414H Logitech G15 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair RM750 CM HAF 932 Logitech M105 Sony headphones xD 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4690k @ 4.2 GHz GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 Gaming @ 1178/1753/1329 Mhz Kingston HyperX Fury 8GB @1866 Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Kingston Hyper 3K 240GB SSD Seagate Barracuda 1TB @ 7200 RPM Hitachi UltraStar 1TB @7200 RPM Samsung OEM DVD RW 24X 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Hyper 212 EVO + CM Arctic Fusion 400 Windows 7 Ultimate / Ubuntu 14.04 x64 Dell U2414H Logitech G15 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair RM750 CM HAF 932 Logitech M105 Sony headphones xD 
  hide details  
Reply
post #12 of 37
Looks good man, i'm sure your girlfriend will be happy
Although I would change to this
RAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-277-_-Product
Much better and not much more price wise

And this HDD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...5&Tpk=f3%201tb

$23 more for 4x the space

Or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-181-_-Product

Twice the space not much more cost wise
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k P8p67 pro Rev3 MSI Gtx560Ti Twin FrozerII 8gb XMS3 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
1tb f3 M4 ssd LG GH22NS50.AUAA 22x SATA DVDRW Drive Hyper 212+ 
OSPowerCase
Windows 7 650w Antec TruePower New NZXT Phantom Black 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k P8p67 pro Rev3 MSI Gtx560Ti Twin FrozerII 8gb XMS3 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
1tb f3 M4 ssd LG GH22NS50.AUAA 22x SATA DVDRW Drive Hyper 212+ 
OSPowerCase
Windows 7 650w Antec TruePower New NZXT Phantom Black 
  hide details  
Reply
post #13 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by jdcrispe95 View Post
Or, a core 2 duo with 4gb ram and a HD4870?
True, you can scoop those up for pretty cheap now.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 5930k MSI X99A SLI Krait Edition MSI TF III 7950 MSI TF III 7950 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Rip Jaws 16GB @2400MHz Samsung 850 Evo SSD Seagate 250GB Hitachi 1TB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
El-generico Cooler Master Hyper 212X 7 ultimate 64bit Tripe Viewsonic 22", 5760x1080 eyefinity secks. 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 HX750i Phanteks Enthoo Pro Logitech G402 
Mouse Pad
ಠ_ಠSolid oak deskಠ_ಠ 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 5930k MSI X99A SLI Krait Edition MSI TF III 7950 MSI TF III 7950 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Rip Jaws 16GB @2400MHz Samsung 850 Evo SSD Seagate 250GB Hitachi 1TB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
El-generico Cooler Master Hyper 212X 7 ultimate 64bit Tripe Viewsonic 22", 5760x1080 eyefinity secks. 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 HX750i Phanteks Enthoo Pro Logitech G402 
Mouse Pad
ಠ_ಠSolid oak deskಠ_ಠ 
  hide details  
Reply
post #14 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kratthew D. Kraids View Post
True, you can scoop those up for pretty cheap now.
My system would happily do anything that his GF wanted. He shouldn't be waisting all this money on a high end system thats going to be used for low end stuff..
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel ATOM N450 @ 1.66Ghz <unknown> Intel GMA3150 256mb 2GB DDR2-800 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
160GB 5,400RPM 2.5" Windows XP Professional SP3 LED (Non-gloss) 1024x600 intergrated 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
6 cell battery Samsung Wireless mouse 3000 / touchpad anything 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel ATOM N450 @ 1.66Ghz <unknown> Intel GMA3150 256mb 2GB DDR2-800 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
160GB 5,400RPM 2.5" Windows XP Professional SP3 LED (Non-gloss) 1024x600 intergrated 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
6 cell battery Samsung Wireless mouse 3000 / touchpad anything 
  hide details  
Reply
post #15 of 37
Now that is one ugly case
But what's even worse is the RAM $45 for generic 1333 CL9 is a huge ripoff! There's better RAM for cheaper.
Save $10: Kingston HyperX Blu 1600 CL9 - $50, $35 AR
post #16 of 37
Thread Starter 
I agree. Terrible case, but she's set on it. So.... I've gotta find some good ram for both me and her. Just 4 gigs but I don't want to go over 60. Im not to big on kingston.
R2-D2
(9 items)
 
R2-D2
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... ASRock Fatal1ty Z97X Killer LGA 1150 Intel Z97 ... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... Windows 8.1 Black SAMSUNG SD360 Series S27D360KNB White High Glos... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Case
Thermaltake level 10 gt snow 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... ASRock Fatal1ty Z97X Killer LGA 1150 Intel Z97 ... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... Windows 8.1 Black SAMSUNG SD360 Series S27D360KNB White High Glos... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Case
Thermaltake level 10 gt snow 
  hide details  
Reply
R2-D2
(9 items)
 
R2-D2
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... ASRock Fatal1ty Z97X Killer LGA 1150 Intel Z97 ... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... Windows 8.1 Black SAMSUNG SD360 Series S27D360KNB White High Glos... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Case
Thermaltake level 10 gt snow 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... ASRock Fatal1ty Z97X Killer LGA 1150 Intel Z97 ... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... Windows 8.1 Black SAMSUNG SD360 Series S27D360KNB White High Glos... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Case
Thermaltake level 10 gt snow 
  hide details  
Reply
post #17 of 37
I definitely second the little cute Cooler master case w/ the pink. Put my girlfriend's together in a blue one and she absolutely loved it. Best of luck!
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k @ 4.8 ghz Asus P8P67 Pro MSI GTX 465 Twin Frozr II G.Skill Ripjaws X 2x4gb 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win 7 64bit HP 25'' 1920x1200 MS Sidewinder x6 Thermaltake Blackwidow 850w 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
CM690 Advanced II Logitech g500 Zotac swag from CES 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k @ 4.8 ghz Asus P8P67 Pro MSI GTX 465 Twin Frozr II G.Skill Ripjaws X 2x4gb 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win 7 64bit HP 25'' 1920x1200 MS Sidewinder x6 Thermaltake Blackwidow 850w 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
CM690 Advanced II Logitech g500 Zotac swag from CES 
  hide details  
Reply
post #18 of 37
Why not Kingston? It's been a solid brand and has been out forever.
Ahh!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 920 D0 4.11 GHz Asus P6T Sapphire HD 5770 1GB Corsair DDR3 1600 6GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
C300 128GB | WD Green 1TB Win 7 Ulimate 64-Bit Samsung 2770H Corsair 650HX 
Case
CM Sniper Black Edition 
  hide details  
Reply
Ahh!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 920 D0 4.11 GHz Asus P6T Sapphire HD 5770 1GB Corsair DDR3 1600 6GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
C300 128GB | WD Green 1TB Win 7 Ulimate 64-Bit Samsung 2770H Corsair 650HX 
Case
CM Sniper Black Edition 
  hide details  
Reply
post #19 of 37
Thread Starter 
I've heard that it wasn't a good choice for gaming. Also it doesn't have many reviews.
R2-D2
(9 items)
 
R2-D2
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... ASRock Fatal1ty Z97X Killer LGA 1150 Intel Z97 ... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... Windows 8.1 Black SAMSUNG SD360 Series S27D360KNB White High Glos... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Case
Thermaltake level 10 gt snow 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... ASRock Fatal1ty Z97X Killer LGA 1150 Intel Z97 ... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... Windows 8.1 Black SAMSUNG SD360 Series S27D360KNB White High Glos... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Case
Thermaltake level 10 gt snow 
  hide details  
Reply
R2-D2
(9 items)
 
R2-D2
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... ASRock Fatal1ty Z97X Killer LGA 1150 Intel Z97 ... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... Windows 8.1 Black SAMSUNG SD360 Series S27D360KNB White High Glos... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Case
Thermaltake level 10 gt snow 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... ASRock Fatal1ty Z97X Killer LGA 1150 Intel Z97 ... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... Windows 8.1 Black SAMSUNG SD360 Series S27D360KNB White High Glos... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item... 
Case
Thermaltake level 10 gt snow 
  hide details  
Reply
post #20 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kyubimark View Post
I've heard that it wasn't a good choice for gaming. Also it doesn't have many reviews.
Kingston is a fine choice.
Such a Fiasco
(13 items)
 
Office
(11 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 D0 @ 4.2Ghz HT ON 1.270v EVGA X58 SLI LE EVGA GTX 470 Corsair Dominator 6GB 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Samsung F3 1TB Windows 7 64-bit ASUS VE248H LED Logitech G15 
PowerCase
Ultra Lifetime Series Pro 750w Cosiar Obisidian 800D 
  hide details  
Reply
Such a Fiasco
(13 items)
 
Office
(11 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 D0 @ 4.2Ghz HT ON 1.270v EVGA X58 SLI LE EVGA GTX 470 Corsair Dominator 6GB 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Samsung F3 1TB Windows 7 64-bit ASUS VE248H LED Logitech G15 
PowerCase
Ultra Lifetime Series Pro 750w Cosiar Obisidian 800D 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: AMD - General
Overclock.net › Forums › AMD › AMD - General › Building a desktop for the girlfriend