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4670k/7950 gaming build
by Cuhrode
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Description

Everything listed for $0 were gifts so I thought I'd only include what I spent myself on it. total comes in around $1,100.

had a lot of fun and a lot of frustration but got it all together and working. The video card is amazing, I thought anything over would be slightly overkill for single monitor 1080p gaming.

the 7950 handles anything I've played on ultra with at least 60 FPS, usually 70-80. (Assassin's Creed 3, Crysis 2, Batman Arkham City and Asylum, Skyrim, et cetera) and I haven't overclocked it yet.

The build is fairly silent, the loudest part is the H100i fans which are barely audible at idle. I'm thinking about switching them for some quieter fans. The GPU can get pretty loud at higher fan speeds (50%+) but I've set a profile so it never reaches that percentage. It still stays around 60-70 at full load after a few hours of gaming with 40% fan speed which is awesome. The stock case fans and the AF120 Quiet's cant be heard at all unless you put your head right up next to the 200mm fan on the side or the two 120mm on the front.

Details
Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
CPU Clock Rate4.4GHz
CPU Temperature While Idle28.0° C
CPU Temperature Under Load40.0° C
Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card
GPU Core Clock Rate925MHz
GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate5.0GHz
GPU Temperature While Idle32.0° C
GPU Temperature Under Load60.0° C
Comments
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Zeus [1 Build] 3 points 10 months ago

If you are wondering which fans to replace your stock h100i fans, a lot of people seem to like the quiet edition of the SP 120s

+1 for a great well balanced build

 
 
ExoTecher [1 Build] 2 points 10 months ago

Whoever gave you a Corsair 750W PSU, an HDD, and a Corsair 500R, has a lot of money to burn - wish had a lot of money to burn, nice build, +2 if I could ;)

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OCedPug [2 Builds] 0 points 10 months ago

Nice Build. I know how well the 3570K and 7950 worked ( I had one , which I killed by mistake ) The 4670K will just be more better. 840 EVO is pretty good for the money. So is the H100i and G.Skill RAM. So +1

 
 
spencerharden -2 points 10 months ago

can u plz delete this it is annoying when u are looking thouth builds late at night and u reed to same thing 3 times in a row