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Guys, I've got yet another list
http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/Hxsxcc

Just for info: I'm not overclocking

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Your PSU can use a boost, maybe a 700watt will do for that rig of yours.


Edited by niphilim222, 15 August 2016 - 07:10 PM.


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Your PSU can use a boost, maybe a 700watt will do for that rig of yours.

Why? the CPU is 100watts and the GPU 150 max. 500Watts is plenty


Edited by Erik005, 15 August 2016 - 07:46 PM.


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It says on the site that I'm using 372 watts??
The psu is 500w

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So is my choice correct?? I have a few questions:
Am i able to add another video card?
Is the fan and coolers suitable?
Will it fit in my case?
Will it last?
Any parts i could improve on?
Nvidia or Radeon?

Do these games work on it well (on average 50+ gps minimal stuttering)
Fallout 4 (modded)
The New Skyrim Special Edition
Doom
Gta 5

Edited by Dogeman44, 16 August 2016 - 10:29 PM.


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Am i able to add another video card? With your current choice of PSU, no. You'l need a higher wattage one (750W would be preferred)
Is the fan and coolers suitable? Since you have no plans on overclocking anything, yes they'll be fine.
Will it fit in my case? Yes. In fact, you could scale down to a mid tower and still have some space.
Will it last? Yes.
Any parts i could improve on? Replace one of those HDD's with an SSD. Also, that case has a fan controller included. A Sentry 3 controller isn't necessary.
Nvidia or Radeon? I prefer Nvidia. They cost a bit more, but perform better. But if you go with a GTX 1060 ($50 USD more than an RX 480) then you won't be able to add a second GPU.

 

And since you'll likely be playing these games in 1080p, those games should run fine.


Edited by GoliathUnit13074, 17 August 2016 - 02:46 AM.


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http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/MWCPVY
Ok i upgraded my PSU but i prefer hdd to ssd.
Another question: can i upgrade my ram at Any point?

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Looks like a great system, although without a ssd you're losing the majority of potential performance benefit in current PC systems. The difference is like night and day for everything from booting the OS itself to running games and other applications. Beg or borrow to add a Samsung SM951 and thank us later imo. They're made with both AHCI and NVMe controllers, the latter is a bit faster but both devices are amazingly quick, cold start to Win 7 64-bit desktop in under nine seconds etc. We don't even have to worry about our cat jumping on our computer anymore, since there's no longer a crash potential for a moving hard drive. The only downside we've found is that going back to sata systems now takes a lot more patience than it used to. :smile:

 

I also second (or third) the advice to go with a 1060. Nvidia has the clear advantage for noise/temps/performance until the next generation, and 1060 is the minimum spec for some (within a year or two, many imo) VR games.


Edited by TheMastersSon, 17 August 2016 - 06:33 PM.


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Looks like a great system, although without a ssd you're losing the majority of potential performance benefit in current PC systems. The difference is like night and day for everything from booting the OS itself to running games and other applications. Beg or borrow to add a Samsung SM951 and thank us later imo. They're made with both AHCI and NVMe controllers, the latter is a bit faster but both devices are amazingly quick, cold start to Win 7 64-bit desktop in under nine seconds etc. We don't even have to worry about our cat jumping on our computer anymore, since there's no longer a crash potential for a moving hard drive. The only downside we've found is that going back to sata systems now takes a lot more patience than it used to. :smile:

 

I also second (or third) the advice to go with a 1060. Nvidia has the clear advantage for noise/temps/performance until the next generation, and 1060 is the minimum spec for some (within a year or two, many imo) VR games.

Yes the motherboard supports the Samsung SM951, these are very fast indeed



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Looks like a great system, although without a ssd you're losing the majority of potential performance benefit in current PC systems. The difference is like night and day for everything from booting the OS itself to running games and other applications. Beg or borrow to add a Samsung SM951 and thank us later imo. They're made with both AHCI and NVMe controllers, the latter is a bit faster but both devices are amazingly quick, cold start to Win 7 64-bit desktop in under nine seconds etc. We don't even have to worry about our cat jumping on our computer anymore, since there's no longer a crash potential for a moving hard drive. The only downside we've found is that going back to sata systems now takes a lot more patience than it used to. :smile:
 
I also second (or third) the advice to go with a 1060. Nvidia has the clear advantage for noise/temps/performance until the next generation, and 1060 is the minimum spec for some (within a year or two, many imo) VR games.



Yeah I've had a look about SSD and it sounds amazing I'm going for Samsung 850 EVO SSD 500gb





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