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Comment reply on Forum Topic "First Build"

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm bumping this thread as I haven't gotten much help. Please leave some suggestions if you would like.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "First Build"

  • 36 months ago
  • 1 point

It does support an M.2,although its only PCI-E ones (see here). And I forgot to add that I'm using my old 1TB and 2TB HDD, I will add that to the OP.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "1st gaming pc."

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

I would recommend changing that PSU to a more reliable model, like this. The case can be swapped for a cheaper one, and since it's mATX, you can get the Core V21 or the Carbide 88R. Might want to add an SSD as well. I can't see anything else wrong with it, looks decent for what you are doing.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Selecting a GPU"

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

I only said it might botttleneck the GPU. Just get the GTX 760, and if you aren't happy with it return it.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Rate this build, will it hold up?"

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

If only I had friends like that.

Anyways, good luck on your build! If you have anymore questions ask away. I won't mind

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Rate this build, will it hold up?"

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

1tb ssd for 40? Don't tell him this, but that's a steal.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Rate this build, will it hold up?"

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

How much is he giving it to you for?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Rate this build, will it hold up?"

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

This would be better: http://pcpartpicker.com/list/rBxqd6

It's almost always better to buy 16GB in a kit than 2 8GB separately , and I swapped the GPU to a better and cheaper 1070. And i still strongly suggest getting the i5-6600k instead of the i7, its wasted money. That PSU was overkill anyways. Adding in a 2TB HDD for extra storage.

Also, what SSD is he giving you?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Rate this build, will it hold up?"

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

For the cases, if you like aluminum, you can check out the Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV, or if you just want a case with all the basic features, check out the Phanteks Enthoo Pro M or NZXT S340.

i7 is typically for those into video production, so its not being used properly if you are gaming and casual web browsing. i5 + GTX 1070/1080 can do 1440p no problem, and some 4k.

The motherboard should also be changed to something cheaper, since most motherboards over $200 is not worth it for an average consumer. Get something like this: http://pcpartpicker.com/product/yLPzK8/msi-motherboard-z170asliplus

If you like watercooling instead of air cooling, get the NZXT Kraken x61 or Corsair H110i.

Last thing: What are you using for storage?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Rate this build, will it hold up?"

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

I would go for an i5-6600k and an air cooler (personal preference), and the with money saved on those, get a GTX 1070/1080, and a better quality PSU (like the EVGA 650 G2). The case can be swapped for something cheaper that's better, but that's your choice. And at that budget, why not go 16GB? Look great anyways.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help?"

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

The original suggestion looks like a great build to me. It will certainly do GTA V no problem.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Selecting a GPU"

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

It really depends on the games you play, but for my games, it would be the RX 460 (since i play low end games). The RX 460 is a really good card than what others seem to make of it, and if you don't mind turning down some settings on AAA titles

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help?"

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

First of all, what's your budget? $500?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Selecting a GPU"

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

If you worry about power consumtion and heat, get the RX 460, otherwise, the GTX 760 is better (based off this website), since the 760 is like the GTX 960: http://gpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Nvidia-GTX-760-vs-AMD-RX-460/2159vs3641

Also Freesync is another bonus of the RX 460. and I think the GTX 760 will be bottlenecked

Comment reply on Forum Topic "First PC Build"

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

I would highly recommend putting an SSD in that build, if you just want to put windows in the ssd, get the TRION 150 120GB: http://pcpartpicker.com/product/8xs8TW/ocz-internal-hard-drive-trn15025sat3120g

Only $40. and it will immensely increase boot time

If you want to put games and whatnot in it, get the MX 300: http://pcpartpicker.com/product/rrvZxr/crucial-mx300-275gb-25-solid-state-drive-ct275mx300ssd1

Other than that, looks great! (could go for a cheaper and smaller case though)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "~$1000 US Dollars editing/gaming pc"

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

That and the Pro M.

Always glad to help!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "~$1000 US Dollars editing/gaming pc"

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Not at all, other people have this case as well, its been running fine. There are other recommendations, but seeing as Microcenter is your limit, thats all I have. (If only they carried Phanteks cases)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "~$1000 US Dollars editing/gaming pc"

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

The difference is so negligible, it only shows up in intensive benchmarks.

As for the case, now that you mentioned about windows being scratch resistant, i don't think the S340 is a good option. There is the Define S non-windowed version for $80 (price match it to Newegg): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811352054

It's a really good case, I've built in it for my brother, but i don't think its smaller. There so much room in there, problem is that it has no shroud for the PSU. Other than that, i have no idea.

Also, it looks like a good build!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "~$1000 US Dollars editing/gaming pc"

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

1) Don't return it, CAS latency doesn't matter in most cases. The difference is only a few milliseconds, so I would say it's not worth it.

2) Get whatever is cheaper. MSI, though, has one of the quietest coolers out there, and the Gaming and Gaming X versions have fanless modes if you need that.

As for the case, you can get the NZXT S340. It's smaller, but not as great as the Masterbox 5. Tell me what features of the Masterbox do you like, and maybe I can figure something out.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Getting a very cheap upgrade"

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

Its ok, the case is actually very hard to find stuff about, I have to actually get dirty with it to find out what fits. :P

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Getting a very cheap upgrade"

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

It seems that psu is for the small form factor, not the convertible minitower, and I did the measurements already, and it can fit an ATX PSU up to 155mm (I think, might be 160mm). Might want to look into it more.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Getting a very cheap upgrade"

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

I know the i3 is better, but he wants to keep it as low as possible, and he plans on upgrading later in life. Thanks!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Getting a very cheap upgrade"

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

He's going to reuse his old 1TB drives (2 of them), and I'm going to wait for pascal/polaris for the new GPU. Thanks for the suggestion! I will look into it. Also, any suggestions on when's the best time to buy the parts?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Getting a very cheap upgrade"

  • 43 months ago
  • 1 point

This might sound counter-intuitive, but feel free to ask me some questions as well. I will gladly answer

Comment reply on crazyguitar89's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - "Poor Man's Dragon"

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! If you wanted a full tower, you could go for the Noctis 450, its similar to the H440 (on the inside), or you could go with my case. :P

Gave you a +1. Good luck to you as well!

Comment reply on crazyguitar89's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - "Poor Man's Dragon"

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! Already checked out your build before. :P

Good luck! I have lost all hope on winning.

Comment reply on Jerome54's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - "Unconspicously powerful SFF HTPC"

  • 45 months ago
  • 2 points

Great build! +1

Check out my build if you want to!

Comment reply on Mason54's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - Dueling dragons

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build! +1

Check out my build if you want to!

Comment reply on jipster69's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide =P Jipster Edition =P Mini ITX! ~ GTX980 Ti! ~ i7-6700K!

  • 45 months ago
  • 0 points

Congrats on your victory, I have given up all hope, best of luck, and see you in the next contest.

Comment reply on crazyguitar89's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - "Poor Man's Dragon"

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

Well guys, thanks so much for voting for me, but I have lost all hope, congrats jipster and the random winner.

Comment reply on crazyguitar89's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - "Poor Man's Dragon"

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

It's for gaming, drawing, programming, and proving my brothers that AMD is still a good brand. I will check out your build!

EDIT: I've already checked out your build.

Comment reply on Class377fcc12's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - 'Black and White (Red isn't me)'

  • 45 months ago
  • 2 points

It doesn't hurt you if you have more storage.

Comment reply on Doomsday_powns's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - Nighthawk

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build! Slightly overkill PSU, but still a very good one. +1

Check out my build if you want to!

Comment reply on TeoIzAwezome's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - The how did I pay 2000 dollars for a dual core Mac two years ago build.

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

Goodmluck, and nice build! +1

Check out my build if you want to!

Comment reply on dingerino's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - The Complete Setup Of My Dreams!

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

I know mine already, its really down under. :)

Comment reply on nullgaming's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - My First Build

  • 45 months ago
  • 2 points

Going to vote for you, but I hope it doesn't go over. +1

Check out my build if you want to!

Comment reply on Class377fcc12's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - 'Black and White (Red isn't me)'

  • 45 months ago
  • 2 points

Why did you decided to cheap out on the HDD for another 980TI? :P Still giving this a +1

Check out my build if you would like to!

Comment reply on CyberDVonaven's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide – Cyber D Vonaven's 'This looks pretty good to me for $2k!' Build

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

Great build! Best of luck to you! +1

Check out my build if you would like to!

Comment reply on ztarZcream's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide – “Red Moon”

  • 45 months ago
  • 2 points

Solid build! You might want to get a better PSU, though. +1

Check out my build if you want to!

Comment reply on dingerino's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - The Complete Setup Of My Dreams!

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks great! You could add more peripherals if you wanted to. +1

Check out my build if you want to!

Comment reply on junkie24's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - Double the fun

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

Great build! You might want to get 2 390s instead of the 390x's, it's not worth the extra cash. Its all up to you though! +1

Check out my build if you want to!

Comment reply on Hoyzon's Build Guide: MSI Dream Build Contest - No Hope Left :3

  • 45 months ago
  • 2 points

You are on the same boat as all of us are, fighting against jipster here. +1

Check out my build if you want to!

Comment reply on featuredbarrel's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide -"Couldnt think of a creative title so this is my creative title"

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

Solid build! Love to see more 390s :) +1

Check out my build if you want to!

Comment reply on issdar's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - "Heart of the Dragon"

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build! A little bit too overkill for the PSU, but its fine. +1

Check out my build if you want to!

Comment reply on mettaworldmax's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide- "A Sick One"

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice job fitting a 980TI SLI in there, but it might be a waste if you can't get the best monitor. Still, +1

Check out my build if you want to!

Comment reply on Superbad120's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - The Finalize Hustler

  • 45 months ago
  • 2 points

Well, you can fit a monitor in this build if you wanted to, but its your choice! Good luck! +1

Check out my build if you want to!

Comment reply on bmanbman28's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide – “White Palace”

  • 45 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build! +1

Check out my build if you want to!

Comment reply on crazyguitar89's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - "Poor Man's Dragon"

  • 45 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks! I really wish I can beat that jipster guy...

Comment reply on Syntaxvgm's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide – “Edgy AF Knuckles the Echidna F@H and gaming build”

  • 45 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice build! Love the case and the AMD GPUs. +1

Check out my build if you want to!

Comment reply on mx2predDy's Build Guide: MSI Build Your Dream PC Guide - "Noctis Lucis Caelum"

  • 45 months ago
  • 2 points

Nice build, and I love the white/blue color scheme! +1 Good luck!

Check out my build if you want to!

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