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1/20/13 9:52:32 AM#21
To answer your question tho.
Here is CPU, Mobo and RAM for just over $400
With a $15 rebate and a 10% off promo code that will drop you below $400.
OP 1/20/13 10:20:44 AM#22
Well i'm not really in a rush, If i buy piece by piece or save up my money and by all at once doesnt make much of a difference to me. I chose piece by piece because as long as i get mother board / cpu / ram (I would buy these 3 at once) i can use the my old video card hard drive and power supply until i get the rest of the pieces.
After reading up a little bit i think im gonna go witht the sabertooth mobo and the amd 8320 vishera.
So the next piece to look at would be GPU and i'm a little lost with the newer tech. like
is see this TI on a lot of newer ones. is that something i should be looking for?
1/20/13 1:56:27 PM#23
Originally posted by st4t1ck
I would go with a better gpu. I dont know the ins and outs of Nvidia cards. If you want Nvidia go with the 660 or 670. Not sure which versions are better ( Ti, GTX, ect. ) Perhaps someone else can give you advice on those.
A 7870 or a 7950 would be my pick.
Getting a better gpu is a good idea, even if you drop a bit off the cost of mobo and cpu. You can save $50 or so just going with the 6300 cpu.
EDIT: If you plan on upgrading gpu before psu make sure your existing one supports the new graphics card.
1/20/13 2:50:00 PM#24
The 660ti is massively overpriced.
Either go lower with a 660gtx or 7870hd
Or go higher with a 7950hd or 670gtx.
I've seen 7950s go for less than 660tis despite being much faster and having a lot more clocking room.
OP 1/20/13 3:01:52 PM#25
Im not sold on nvidia or ati i was just wondering. and the price isnt really a problem becaus ill just take my time and buy the one i really want. i was just wondering if the "TI" was something special that i had no info on.
OP 1/20/13 3:35:03 PM#26
did some research on the gigabyte 7950 and seems some have been having hdmi audio probs. does anyone know if they have corrected that issue as i do hdmi for movies from time to time
1/20/13 3:44:32 PM#27
Originally posted by ShakyMo
the 660 ti is an amazing card and theres no need to OC. yes it is priced alittle high i think but compared to the 670 at the same performance its a win.
@OP - i know you said you were looking at AMD but take a look at these, you wont regret it:
or if you wanna utitilze the mb's ability to OC memory:
in the end there are just so many options its what ever you feel comfortable with.
ASUS Sabertooth Z77, i7 3770K OCd to 4.223 Ghz, G.Skill Ripjaws Z 16Gb CL8, EVGA GTX 660 ti x2, OCZ Vertex 4 128Gb, Seagate Barracuda 1Tb 7200 RPM, Rosewill CAPSTONE 750W, Rosewill THOR V2
1/20/13 3:54:23 PM#28
Originally posted by st4t1ck
Go to newegg.com, Amazon, Tigerdirect.com, ect and search under 7950. I wouldnt buy an off brand, but Asus, Gigabyte, MSI, HIS, Sapphire will all have models to buy. Research them and decide from there.