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Old 02-19-2013, 11:17 AM   #1
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Hi im new here i need a little help

Im upgrading my pc so i can play FarCry 3,Battlefield 3,Call of Duty Black OPS II and other games.
Im buying parts from amazone.co.uk

1. CPU 4 or 6 core
2. Motherboard
3. RAM 8GB
4. Power Supply

I have Radeon HD 6670 i know pretty old video card.

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Old 02-19-2013, 03:15 PM   #2
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Is your question, “which CPU, memory, motherboard, and PSU should I buy?“
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:13 PM   #3
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With components purchased from Amazon (UK) only.

Suggested components are -

CPU: Intel i3-3220 ~ €105

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77M-D3H ~ €93

RAM: Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) ~ €55

PSU: Seasonic S12II 380W ~ €55

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Agreed. That would do fine.
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Is it the RAM: Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) ~ €55 Better then Corsair-CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9-1600MHz ?

And how much is the difference ?

CPU i3 what about AMD FX6300 ?

About the Power Supply 380 shouldn't it be more power like 500-600 ?
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Is it the RAM: Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) ~ €55 Better then Corsair-CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9-1600MHz ?

And how much is the difference ?
The Corsair memory is a bit cheaper (at Amazon), but the Kingston memory tends to be a bit more stable and reliable.

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CPU i3 what about AMD FX6300 ?
The FX-6300 is more expensive. Consumes more power. Has 6 cores which is not needed for gaming. The i3-3220 CPU takes less power, and has two cores which is more than adequate for most (all?) games.

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About the Power Supply 380 shouldn't it be more power like 500-600 ?
No. The total power consumption is expected to be less than 300W. Note that this calculation allows for a HDD, sound card, and a DVD/CD writer also. So the 380W Seasonic PSU has plenty capacity for this build.

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Old 02-21-2013, 07:38 AM   #7
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The FX-6300 is more expensive. Consumes more power. Has 6 cores which is not needed for gaming. The i3-3220 CPU takes less power, and has two cores which is more than adequate for most (all?) games.

What about Battlefield3 it uses 4 cores ?

Can i change cpu from i3 to like AMD Bulldozer FX-4100 or AMD A10?

Will the motherboard and Ram support fx and a10 ?

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The Core i3 has Hyper Threading, so you get four vitual cores.
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OK. For BF3. Ideally a four core CPU is required for best performance, but will run fine with a two core CPU. But, as c.hegge pointed out, the i3-3220 uses Hyper Threading so you have effectively four cores anyway.

In general, Intel CPU's are better for gaming than AMD CPU's because of the Intel CPU's architecture and how it processes instructions.

So it is recommended that a Intel CPU be used.
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Is the hyper threading 2 cores better then 6 cores? sorry im asking so many questions.
Well if i buy fx 6300 it has 6cores(multicores) i know that amd doesn't have Hyper Treading http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_6kk7ioWuM Next gen games will require more cores and my buget is low now and i cant afford i5 or i7. :/

Crysis run on high with Core i7-2600K 4-Core 3.40GHz or FX-4150 so isn't AMD FX6300 Black Edition 6 Core better ?

I compere games and System herehttp://www.game-debate.com/hardware/...m requirements

P.S.I will upgrade my Video Card from 6670 to 7750 only i need save up some cash.

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