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I have had many people ask for their gif images re-sized, so I would like to show you how to do it :)
I would like to ask somebody what do you think about this build: ( Pcpartpicker.com ) and I would like to know if I can run games like Metro 2033 ,Metro Last Light, Crysis 3, Crysis 1 (Modded of course) S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series, Fallout 3,NV (Both of them heavily modded) and so on.
Here is the power supplier because it isn’t on pcpartpicker( Us.hardware.info )
After months of planning and research, my PC is finally built and ready to go!
CPU:Intel Core i5-4670k
GPU:Gigabyte R9 280x OC Windforce x2 in Crossfire
HDD/SSD: Seagate Barracuda 2 TB HDD and Samsung 840 Evo 120GB
MOBO: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-D3H
RAM:Corsair Vengeance Pro Series 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 MHZ (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory CMY8GX3M2A1600C9
Fan:Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
OD:Asus 24xDVD-RW Serial ATA Internal OEM Drive DRW-24B1ST
i think you need more RAM for the future, Planetary Annhilation needs more than 8gb sometimes
RAM isn't something very important. I could just go to the computer store and buy it from there.(There's a whole shopping mall dedicated to electronics and computer parts where I live)
I bit late for the reply but for the 212 do you plan using two fans push and pull? Really liked the temps I got with mine when I chucked another fan on it.
1 fan only.
Which should I go for when I can?
for the second build
Thats more balanced ;)
Oh my. I just realized my specs for my 2 computers:
Gaming computer: 2nd generation Intel Core i3-2310M @ 2.1 GHz with 4 gigs of RAM
Computer that I rarely use: Inetl(R) Core(TM) i3-2120 CPU @ 3.3 GHz with 8 gigs of RAM
I think I know what my new gaming computer is.
Did some changes to my list:
MOBO: Gigabyte Z87 GA-Z87X-OC
CPU: Intel Core i5-4670
GPU: Gigabyte GTX 770 GDDR5-2GB OC WindForce
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8 GB DDR3
PSU: Cooler Master GX - 650W 80 PLUS Bronze
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2 TB HDD SATA 6 Gb/s NCQ 64MB
ODD: Lite-On Super AllWrite 24X SATA DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive
Case: Fractal Design Core 3000 USB 3.0
Cooling System: Intel Thermal Solution Liquid
Have any recommendation for monitor? I have limited space so I want it to be 16-18 inches long. I'm thinking about the ASUS VS197D-P 18.5-Inch HD LCD Monitor.
I wouldn't touch that psu with a 10' pole, personally. When JonnyGuru tested the bigger brother, the GX-750 it barely spec'd out as passable for a 600w psu. As such, I wouldn't expect that 650 to make 500w reliably...
Oklahoma Wolf recently did a review of the Seasonic G Series 650W which passed with flying colors, you might want to look into this unit instead.
Why such a small monitor? I'd at least pick up something in the 22-24" range if money is tight. Sorry, I've not been paying attention to the lower range monitors lately, so I don't have any recommendations off the top of my head that's not an IPS or UHD panel.
Changed to an Corsair H80i
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