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Hey all, First post.
Jsut wanted to get some feedback on a build i have in mind. So far I have only bought the CPU and the RAM. The build is as follows:
AMD FX 4130 3.8Ghz Quad (retail)
1x8GB DDR3 Corsair Vengence RAM
AMD 970 Chipset MoBo
Radeon HD 7850 2GB GDDR5 Graphics Card
1TB WD Black HDD
This is just a base system that i will be upgrading over time, but my main concern is getting it to play above medium settings. the end goal is ultra. Feedback Appreciated :)
Edited by Wariune on 2/14/2013 11:28 AM PST
Sadly i cant return the CPU. Kinda already opened it up. I got excited. But anyways, The MoBo says 1-8 Pin PC Power connector. The video card is my biggest Bump in the road right now. Im split between coughing up the extra cash for the 7850, or going basic with the 7770/7750 to get be started.
HD 7850 is definitely recommended as there's a pretty big performance gap between 7770 and 7850
If you find yourself too strapped to buy a 7850, consider GeForce GTX 650 Ti. 650 Ti won't perform as well as HD 7850 but at least it's cheaper than HD 7850.
Sorry guys i was away for awhile getting the other parts. Update time!
Chelsi- The place i bought it from wont do returns unless its a defective unit.
I have all the parts i need except for the Video Card which is on order. Went with Chelsi's advice and ordered a 7850 Sapphire 2GB GDDR5. Got it for $189. Not bad.
Got myself a Zalman Z9+ Chassis for $60. Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 MoBo for $80. Antec 750W Power Supply for $70 and a 500GB WD Black HDD for $80.
For the Curious, heres the link to the processor I Picked up http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4283004&CatId=1946
Hm, there is no FX-4130...but the only FX-4xxx that runs at 3.8ghz (before turbo) is the FX-4300, so he may have the Piledriver.
Actually, there is an FX-4130. It's a 125W Zambezi.
Edited by Mogrigg on 2/17/2013 3:25 PM PST
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