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Nov 24, '16, 5:57am

Grats! Glad to hear everything went alright. :D

Just in time for the black friday sales at various retailers. ;)
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nice post

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May 24, '17, 8:12am

there should be more traffic here. PC gaming (and im not even deep in the weeds yet) is superior to console gaming. way better selection of indies 60fps on almost any game
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Would it be stupid to buy AMD Ryzen CPU's over Intel?
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Chaz wrote:Would it be stupid to buy AMD Ryzen CPU's over Intel?


If it meets your performance and budget needs, no.

Last time I checked (few weeks back now), Intel was still winning in benchmarking comparatively, but Ryzen wasn't bad. Though, some articles I looked over brought to light some concerns when it came to the chips abilities when it came to gaming.
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Frostilyte wrote:
Chaz wrote:Would it be stupid to buy AMD Ryzen CPU's over Intel?


If it meets your performance and budget needs, no.

Last time I checked (few weeks back now), Intel was still winning in benchmarking comparatively, but Ryzen wasn't bad. Though, some articles I looked over brought to light some concerns when it came to the chips abilities when it came to gaming.


Thanks Frosti. Upon further research the Intel i7 is cheaper and better anyway so really no point in getting the Ryzen 7
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May 25, '17, 12:18pm

Huh...never even heard of Ryzen CPUs until you mentioned them Chaz.

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nicktorious_BLT wrote:Huh...never even heard of Ryzen CPUs until you mentioned them Chaz.


It's AMD's latest CPU offering.

AMD's site

It use to be under the name "Zen". Maybe you are familiar with that?
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Frostilyte wrote:It's AMD's latest CPU offering.

AMD's site

It use to be under the name "Zen". Maybe you are familiar with that?

Ah...I think I have heard that name before. To be honest I don't really keep up to date with AMD's offerings to begin with.

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nicktorious_BLT wrote:Ah...I think I have heard that name before. To be honest I don't really keep up to date with AMD's offerings to begin with.


I do, but that's mostly because I want them to offer something better so Intel will pick their ass up and actually release a new chip that makes my brain melt when I read about it. portilloYell
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Frostilyte wrote:
nicktorious_BLT wrote:Ah...I think I have heard that name before. To be honest I don't really keep up to date with AMD's offerings to begin with.


I do, but that's mostly because I want them to offer something better so Intel will pick their ass up and actually release a new chip that makes my brain melt when I read about it. portilloYell


Well maybe when those i9's that are rumored get announced your brain can melt. kftongue
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Chaz wrote:Well maybe when those i9's that are rumored get announced your brain can melt. kftongue


We shall see.
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Jun 09, '17, 8:14pm

Looks good.

Shows how much I've been keeping up with tech. I didn't even know the SSDs that go directly into your board were available for purchase. I bet that'll run really nice for you.
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Jul 18, '17, 10:54am

I DIDN'T WANT A GAMING PC

Hi all,

I never wanted a gaming PC because I am an apple fanboy. I have my MacBook Pro from 2009, that we added an SSD to it to keep it alive a few years ago, I've had an iPhone since the 3G came out, I'm on my second iPad now, (originally I had an iPad 2, and now an iPad Pro). My friends all have gaming PCs and have told me to build one for a while. I liked the idea of building a PC, because that's fun, but I never liked the idea of using windows for all my other stuff.

A few weeks ago my friend gave me his PC, which we built about 2 years ago. The motherboard was fried so I just bought a new motherboard and we replaced it and got it working. I've now had the PC for about a month, and it's very fun to use. Not just for gaming, but I have used my Adobe Creative Cloud apps on there to work on stuff. I've used it for writing.

I now like the idea of having this PC as my desktop computer at home and maybe upgrading to a newer Macbook or Macbook air in the future. This way I'll have my apple for travel and working out of home, and the PC to use when I am home.

I also have a PS4 and Switch at home, which I also use for gaming, but with this PC I can now play everything, everywhere any time!

So,if you're not sure about building a gaming PC, you should totally do it, it's tons of fun, but I still love my Macbook and apple stuff too...

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Aug 22, '17, 8:33am

Hi, I built a PC a little over 5 years ago with the below components. I am now looking to upgraded to play newer games that I am not able to run with the current setup.

I have couple questions that I am hoping some smarter people than me can help me answer.

1) I want to upgrade to a better processor like an i7. Should I buy a new motherboard as well or can my current motherboard handle a new processor?

2) What is the best bang for you buck graphics card or one that is recommended for someone to get? I am mainly looking to play games like PUBG and Gears 4.

3) Is my current power supply strong enough?

If anyone has any other recommendations on something I missed or haven't thought of please let me know. Any help is greatly appreciated!

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Aug 22, '17, 11:56am

buckley287 wrote:1) I want to upgrade to a better processor like an i7. Should I buy a new motherboard as well or can my current motherboard handle a new processor?

You will need a new motherboard to upgrade your CPU. The CPU socket type for the newer models of CPUs will not fit in your current motherboard.

buckley287 wrote:2) What is the best bang for you buck graphics card or one that is recommended for someone to get? I am mainly looking to play games like PUBG and Gears 4.

Probably the GTX 1070. I haven't really been paying attention to the GPU market avidly recently because I'm not in the market to upgrade from my GTX 970. Someone or many someones else might have a better opinion on this matter.

buckley287 wrote:3) Is my current power supply strong enough?

No. Upgrade that piece of shit.
What you'll need will vary on the CPU, and GPU (more so the GPU) that you ultimately decide to buy.

Hope this helps!
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Aug 22, '17, 12:33pm

Sweet thank you so much for your input!

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Oct 16, '17, 1:42am

Hello,

I want a gaming PC or graphics interface card for my old computer PC.

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