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#1 kennethk

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Posted 12 September 2013 - 10:57 PM

Firstly thanks Westronn for showing us this case, I fell in love with it. Heres my list, I've been making threads about my new rig and would just like to ask for your guy's help on buying cheaper parts or if there are any other options. My goal as said is a lag free system that games well. Heres what I already got, Gigabyte radeon 7950, Rosewill 630w PSU, and crucial ballastix 8GB 1600mhz. Here's what I Want to buy would be open to more cheaper options that give off the same performance lag free wise.
 
Yes, the card reader is mandatory as I do a lot of file transferring. Also I'm good on HDDs, no need for a ssd or anything like that, I guess the 8GB flash drive comes with something so just ignore that.
 

Corsair Carbide Series Air 540 (CC-9011030-WW) Black Steel / Plastic ATX High Airflow Cube Case Item #: N82E16811139022
MSI 970A-G43 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard Item #: N82E16813130679
nMEDIAPC ZE-C128 Black Aluminum Panel 5.25"All-in-one USB x 3 / IEEE 1394 / eSATA / HD (or AC97) Audio Internal Card Reader Item #: N82E16820132021
AMD FX-8350 Vishera 4.0GHz (4.2GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Eight-Core Desktop Processor FD8350FRHKBOX Item #: N82E16819113284
Toshiba TransMemory 8GB Flash Drive Model PFU008U-1ACW Item #: N82E16820168059
 
 
The other situation I am debating on since my price will equal both console and pc is if I should make this build or wait till console release, please don't go into a huge pc vs console thing as I know some of you probably will. I'm just debating since I already have a rig that plays gaming decently it just locks up on me. Anywho I'm trying to get this build under $400s and possible buy a radiator.


Really wish I could experience an SSD but of course my bank tells me that I can not.

 

  • Graphics: CardAMD Radeon HD 7950
    Processor: AMD FX-6300
    Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. M5A99FX PRO R2.0
    RAM: Crucial Ballstix 8GB Sport Edition
    PSU: Rosewill 630W;Non-modual
    Operating: system64-bit Windows 7
     

#2 Wesstron

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 07:22 AM

The case is a great choice, I will pick one for my personal rig if they go on sale sometime soon. The FX-8350 should do the job very well too.

I never used Rosewill before so not sure about the PSU, do you know what OEM builds those? Otherwise I would go with a Cooler Master or a Corsair one in the same price range.

For the card reader, I would pick a cheaper one that have less USB ports if you don`t need so many.

 

BTW, I don't see any after market cooler for the CPU, are you going with the stock one? You should at least grab a ARCTIC Freezer 7 Pro Rev. 2 or a CM 212 Evo.



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Posted 13 September 2013 - 07:31 AM

I don't see how trying to get a build for under $400 and using watercooling is going to work.


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[CPU]Intel Xeon W3670 (i7-970) @3.20Ghz---[CPU Cooling]Thermalright Silver Arrow---[MOBO]ASUS Rampage Gene III---[RAM]G-Skill Rip Jaws (24GB)(6x4GB)---[GPU]ASUS GTX 780 OC---[PSU]KingWin Lazar LZ-1000---[CASE]Bitfenix Colossus Venom Edition---[HDDs]WD Dives(6.5TB total storage) and Samsung 250GB SSD(boot)---[Monitors] 3X NEC 24" LCD2490WUXi ISP Panels and 1X Seiki 39" 4K monitor

 

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#4 Wesstron

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 07:39 AM

Ha I missed the radiator part. Your best bet then is to find a used self contained water cooler. New ones are going for about $55 with free shipping at Newegg for the entry lvl ones.



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Posted 13 September 2013 - 08:41 AM

I can get the radiator later, the point in the topic was to see if I can get any parts cheaper for a lag free system.


Really wish I could experience an SSD but of course my bank tells me that I can not.

 

  • Graphics: CardAMD Radeon HD 7950
    Processor: AMD FX-6300
    Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. M5A99FX PRO R2.0
    RAM: Crucial Ballstix 8GB Sport Edition
    PSU: Rosewill 630W;Non-modual
    Operating: system64-bit Windows 7
     

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 11:35 AM

I would get a SSD if you truly want lag free. Other then that your system is fine.


Current System

[CPU]Intel Xeon W3670 (i7-970) @3.20Ghz---[CPU Cooling]Thermalright Silver Arrow---[MOBO]ASUS Rampage Gene III---[RAM]G-Skill Rip Jaws (24GB)(6x4GB)---[GPU]ASUS GTX 780 OC---[PSU]KingWin Lazar LZ-1000---[CASE]Bitfenix Colossus Venom Edition---[HDDs]WD Dives(6.5TB total storage) and Samsung 250GB SSD(boot)---[Monitors] 3X NEC 24" LCD2490WUXi ISP Panels and 1X Seiki 39" 4K monitor

 

PC Audio System (Speakers) Triad InRoom Silver's --- (DAC) Schiit Modi --- (AMP) Emotiva MiniX-a-100 --- (Headphones) Sennheiser Momentums and Paradigm H15NC --- (Headphone AMP) --- Schitt Magni

 

 


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 01:00 PM

I would get a SSD if you truly want lag free. Other then that your system is fine.

I'm trying to see if there are cheaper parts I can get to lower the coast that will make it lag free.


Really wish I could experience an SSD but of course my bank tells me that I can not.

 

  • Graphics: CardAMD Radeon HD 7950
    Processor: AMD FX-6300
    Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. M5A99FX PRO R2.0
    RAM: Crucial Ballstix 8GB Sport Edition
    PSU: Rosewill 630W;Non-modual
    Operating: system64-bit Windows 7
     

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 01:23 PM

SSD is the absolute best thing I have ever given any computer. Doesn't matter what other specs it has the SSD has always made it perform better in a very significant and noticeable way.

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 01:56 PM

Cant afford them right now.


Really wish I could experience an SSD but of course my bank tells me that I can not.

 

  • Graphics: CardAMD Radeon HD 7950
    Processor: AMD FX-6300
    Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. M5A99FX PRO R2.0
    RAM: Crucial Ballstix 8GB Sport Edition
    PSU: Rosewill 630W;Non-modual
    Operating: system64-bit Windows 7
     

#10 IVIYTH0S

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 07:36 PM

Cant afford them right now.

Not even a small one like a 120 or 128GB??
I got by quite well with my Vertex 2 120GB for a time and just had to make sure not to install any programs or games onto it I wasn't currently using and then when more money comes along get a 240GB-256GB drive and be set. Trust us when we say it, this is one thing you don't wanna skip on your computer.

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 11:14 AM

Unless someone would like to donate me one I won't be seeing one anytime soon. :P

 

I've been saving a grand in my back account for a half a year now for this. I still have to look at getting a phone which is going to run me $300 + time services which is another $50s. Then I have to buy new clothes and life stuff. That's why I'm on a $400 budget and looking for cheaper hardware that will give me the same performance.


Really wish I could experience an SSD but of course my bank tells me that I can not.

 

  • Graphics: CardAMD Radeon HD 7950
    Processor: AMD FX-6300
    Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. M5A99FX PRO R2.0
    RAM: Crucial Ballstix 8GB Sport Edition
    PSU: Rosewill 630W;Non-modual
    Operating: system64-bit Windows 7
     

#12 IVIYTH0S

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 12:11 PM

I have a 64GB I may be able to let go for cheap since I'm not sure if I'll have a use for it, you'd just have to be even more restrictive with your installations but it'd be great to give you the SSD bug most of us have on here :P


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