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Finally joining the Master Race

2 minutes ago, Brace said:

Last question what is the difference between the 2700 and the 2700x as it's only $14 more?

I'd go with the X. It automatically overclocks, and apparently the new ones are so good at it that there isn't any point in spending time overclocking it yourself; the gains are so close.

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I think its time that I finally join the master race as I've been playing on console for about 8 years now and I finally accumulated enough money from after school jobs to buy myself a worth while rig. 

 

This is the build I'm planning on purchasing later tonight https://pcpartpicker.com/list/dzy8sZ ( There seems to be no cyber Monday case deals so I'm still searching) 

 

I used to be very into all the new parts and features but since I've been spending most of time actually making money to buy a pc I've had little time to research. I plan on getting into all the new games I'll have access to now (Mostly Competitive Shooters and MMOs) and at some point streaming. The only help I really need is with verifying I'm not making some rookie mistake as I haven't paid attention to new hardware in a few years as well as any better deals or value I can get with other suggested parts. My budget is very flexible but I'm aiming for 1000-1300 USD. Thanks for any help or suggestions in advance.

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Lesson #1: No one really uses Nazi slogans to refer to themselves as a PC enthusiast ;)

 

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37 minutes ago, Brace said:

I think its time that I finally join the master race as I've been playing on console for about 8 years now and I finally accumulated enough money from after school jobs to buy myself a worth while rig. 

 

This is the build I'm planning on purchasing later tonight https://pcpartpicker.com/list/dzy8sZ ( There seems to be no cyber Monday case deals so I'm still searching) 

 

I used to be very into all the new parts and features but since I've been spending most of time actually making money to buy a pc I've had little time to research. I plan on getting into all the new games I'll have access to now (Mostly Competitive Shooters and MMOs) and at some point streaming. The only help I really need is with verifying I'm not making some rookie mistake as I haven't paid attention to new hardware in a few years as well as any better deals or value I can get with other suggested parts. My budget is very flexible but I'm aiming for 1000-1300 USD. Thanks for any help or suggestions in advance.

Might want to look into that EVGA cooler. I am not sure if it will fit AMD processor. EVGA makes only Nvidia and Intel products

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21 minutes ago, dizmo said:

Lesson #1: No one really uses Nazi slogans to refer to themselves as a PC enthusiast ;)

 

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I think u have to copy and paste Idk y it didn't hyperlink it. Also I guess I'm really that out of the loop, when I was into computers there were far less snowflakes. I'll refrain in the future :)

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10 minutes ago, Rex_G said:

Might want to look into that EVGA cooler. I am not sure if it will fit AMD processor. EVGA does not makes only Nvidia and Intel products

I think you're right ill probably pair this https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07CRGC899/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_nqe.Bb3TNS8CF With this case https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0721TZFDR/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_lse.Bb35377KP

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1 hour ago, Brace said:

I think u have to copy and paste Idk y it didn't hyperlink it. Also I guess I'm really that out of the loop, when I was into computers there were far less snowflakes. I'll refrain in the future :)

I did copy and paste it. Still didn't work. The "PCMR" slogan was a slight against those who use it; you should really know what you're saying before you label yourself something ;)


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RAM: Crucial Ballistix 16GB DDR3 Storage: Kingston Fury 240GB GPU: Asus Strix GTX 970

PSU: Thermaltake TR2 Case: Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX

Monitor: Dell P2214H x2 Mouse: Logitech MX Master Keyboard: G.Skill KM780 Cherry MX Red

 

 

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38 minutes ago, dizmo said:

I did copy and paste it. Still didn't work. The "PCMR" slogan was a slight against those who use it; you should really know what you're saying before you label yourself something ;)

Seeing as though I've been exclusively a console gamer for years that's just what I called it. This link should work 

 

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Just now, Brace said:

Seeing as though I've been exclusively a console gamer for years that's just what I called it. This link should work 

 

Looks good, however I'd:

  • See if you can find a G2 PSU. They're supposed to be a little better.
  • Not sure how your storage requirements are, but you can get a 2TB SSD for $210.
  • Take a look at some better coolers. The CM one isn't terrible, but I think there's much better units that can be had for just a little more. I can't recommend any, as I don't like AIOs.

Current PC:

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Mothballed PC:

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CPU: Intel i5 4690k Cooler: Corsair H100i V2 Motherboard: MSI Z97i AC ITX

RAM: Crucial Ballistix 16GB DDR3 Storage: Kingston Fury 240GB GPU: Asus Strix GTX 970

PSU: Thermaltake TR2 Case: Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX

Monitor: Dell P2214H x2 Mouse: Logitech MX Master Keyboard: G.Skill KM780 Cherry MX Red

 

 

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11 minutes ago, dizmo said:

Looks good, however I'd:

  • See if you can find a G2 PSU. They're supposed to be a little better.
  • Not sure how your storage requirements are, but you can get a 2TB SSD for $210.
  • Take a look at some better coolers. The CM one isn't terrible, but I think there's much better units that can be had for just a little more. I can't recommend any, as I don't like AIOs.

I didn't know about that g3 thing but thats good to know thanks, This is the updated list 2 more questions. 1) Where did you see that 2tb ssd? 2) What do you think about going to a 2700 for $90 more?

 

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2 minutes ago, Brace said:

I didn't know about that g3 thing but thats good to know thanks, This is the updated list 2 more questions. 1) Where did you see that 2tb ssd? 2) What do you think about going to a 2700 for $90 more?

If you check out the Hot Deals section, @Crunchy Dragon had it listed there.

I'd maybe see if the 650w or 550w PSU is cheaper? Though honestly at that price the 850w is probably a better deal.

I think $90 is a bit steep. Depends what you do with your system though. Mostly gaming? Stick with what you've got. Streaming, editing, etc? Maybe consider it.

What's the 1700/x priced like?


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RAM: Crucial Ballistix 16GB DDR3 Storage: Kingston Fury 240GB GPU: Asus Strix GTX 970

PSU: Thermaltake TR2 Case: Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX

Monitor: Dell P2214H x2 Mouse: Logitech MX Master Keyboard: G.Skill KM780 Cherry MX Red

 

 

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1 minute ago, dizmo said:

If you check out the Hot Deals section, @Crunchy Dragon had it listed there.

I'd maybe see if the 650w or 550w PSU is cheaper? Though honestly at that price the 850w is probably a better deal.

I think $90 is a bit steep. Depends what you do with your system though. Mostly gaming? Stick with what you've got. Streaming, editing, etc? Maybe consider it.

What's the 1700/x priced like?

1)650w is only $5 cheaper so why not. 2) I plan to do a decent bit of video editing so I'm leaning towards it. 3) 1700 is $20 more than a 2600 rn, I'm unaware of the core performance difference

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4 minutes ago, Brace said:

1)650w is only $5 cheaper so why not. 2) I plan to do a decent bit of video editing so I'm leaning towards it. 3) 1700 is $20 more than a 2600 rn, I'm unaware of the core performance difference

If it's only about $60 more then yeah I'd go for it. If you can find a used one, I'd go for that...I imagine you could find one for a decent price.


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RAM: Crucial Ballistix 16GB DDR3 Storage: Kingston Fury 240GB GPU: Asus Strix GTX 970

PSU: Thermaltake TR2 Case: Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX

Monitor: Dell P2214H x2 Mouse: Logitech MX Master Keyboard: G.Skill KM780 Cherry MX Red

 

 

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2 minutes ago, dizmo said:

If it's only about $60 more then yeah I'd go for it. If you can find a used one, I'd go for that...I imagine you could find one for a decent price.

Last question what is the difference between the 2700 and the 2700x as it's only $14 more?

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2 minutes ago, Brace said:

Last question what is the difference between the 2700 and the 2700x as it's only $14 more?

I'd go with the X. It automatically overclocks, and apparently the new ones are so good at it that there isn't any point in spending time overclocking it yourself; the gains are so close.


Current PC:

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*WORK IN PROGRESS*

 

Mothballed PC:

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CPU: Intel i5 4690k Cooler: Corsair H100i V2 Motherboard: MSI Z97i AC ITX

RAM: Crucial Ballistix 16GB DDR3 Storage: Kingston Fury 240GB GPU: Asus Strix GTX 970

PSU: Thermaltake TR2 Case: Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX

Monitor: Dell P2214H x2 Mouse: Logitech MX Master Keyboard: G.Skill KM780 Cherry MX Red

 

 

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29 minutes ago, dizmo said:

If you check out the Hot Deals section, @Crunchy Dragon had it listed there.

2TB is sold out. 1TB, 500GB, and 250GB are all fairly cheap(for those capacities)

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1 minute ago, Crunchy Dragon said:

2TB is sold out. 1TB, 500GB, and 250GB are all fairly cheap(for those capacities)

Haha that was fast! Glad I wasn't in the market. I've already spent too much.


Current PC:

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Mothballed PC:

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CPU: Intel i5 4690k Cooler: Corsair H100i V2 Motherboard: MSI Z97i AC ITX

RAM: Crucial Ballistix 16GB DDR3 Storage: Kingston Fury 240GB GPU: Asus Strix GTX 970

PSU: Thermaltake TR2 Case: Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX

Monitor: Dell P2214H x2 Mouse: Logitech MX Master Keyboard: G.Skill KM780 Cherry MX Red

 

 

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