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Old 11-20-2012, 11:46 AM   #1
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Hello everyone, this is a build I came up with (somewhat budget), did some research and so on. For modern games and what not.
Now if you guys can give me the final thumbs up, so I can proceed with buying it .

Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-970A-DS3
Processor: AMD FX-6200 (3.8GHz) Black Edition
Graphics: Club3D HD 6870 1GB DDR5
Ram: Kingston HyperX DDR3 4GB KHX1600C9D3/4G

I heard the fx-6300 is better, why? The 6200 seams to have better stats.
Other stuff is not as important, but im open to suggestions.

And if someone can explain how can I determine how much W should my power supply have.
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Old 11-20-2012, 10:02 PM   #2
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A Core i5 would be faster than the FX-6300.

I'd go with a GA-Z77X-UD5H Motherboard with a Core i5 3570K

The easiest way to determine the power consumption is by finding an in depth review on the GPU you plan on using which tests the power consumption of a fully assembled PC with it.

According to http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/gra...-6870-review/9, A fully built Core i7 PC with a HD6870 GPU uses 247W from the wall under load. So, you could get away with as little as a 250W PSU (assuming it was a decent quality one), but PSUs are less efficient running at 100% load, so I'd recommend going with a 450W. My personal preference is the XFX Core edition 450W, since it's the cheapest 450W that's really good quality. If the budget will allow for it, then the Seasonic G series 450W would be even better.
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Well sadly the i5 is out of the question, as I mentioned, its a "budget" pc XD
So 6300 over the 6200? Why? Please explain
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The FX-6300 uses a different core, so the internal microarchitecture is different. The FX-6300 also runs cooler, so if you can afford it, then go for it.
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It is oddly thu same price so, otherwise the combo is good? All components sync well together?
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Use this calculator: http://www.extreme.outervision.com/p...ulatorlite.jsp
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Well, that settles it then. Gona start buying the components.
Thanks again for taking the time to answer my questions.
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