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Build your own PC


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Intel Core i7 7800X 6C/12T (4.5GHz), Corsair H115i extreme performance liquid cooler (280mm radiator), Asus Prime X299-A, Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (4X4GB & 2X8GB 3000MHz DDR4), MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G (2.113GHz core & 9.104GHz memory), 1 Samsung 960 Evo 250GB NVME M.2, 1 Samsung 850 Pro 256GB SSD, 1 Samsung 850 Evo 500GB SSD, 1 WD Red 1TB mechanical drive, Corsair RM750X 80+ Gold fully modular PSU, Corsair Obsidian 750D full tower case, Corsair Glaive RGB mouse, Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 (Cherry MX Red) keyboard, Asus VN247HA (1920x1080 60Hz 16:9), Yamaha HPH-MT5 headphones & Windows 10 Home 64 bit. 

 

 

The time Linus replied to me on one of my threads: 

 

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Building your own will yield so much more than buying a prebuilt. :)


PC SPECS: CPU: Intel Core i7 3770k @4.4GHz - Mobo: Asrock Extreme 4 (Z77) - GPU: MSI GeForce GTX 680 Twin Frozr 2GB - RAM: Crucial Ballistix 2x4GB (8GB) 1600MHz CL8 + 1x8GB - Storage: SSD: Sandisk Extreme II 120GB. HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1TB - PSU: be quiet! Pure Power L8 630W semi modular  - Case: Corsair Obsidian 450D  - OS: Windows 7

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Just now, RookieAtPcBuilding said:

What if I buy a prebuilt

Don't...


le luci del giorno viventi

 

Intel Core i7 7800X 6C/12T (4.5GHz), Corsair H115i extreme performance liquid cooler (280mm radiator), Asus Prime X299-A, Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (4X4GB & 2X8GB 3000MHz DDR4), MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G (2.113GHz core & 9.104GHz memory), 1 Samsung 960 Evo 250GB NVME M.2, 1 Samsung 850 Pro 256GB SSD, 1 Samsung 850 Evo 500GB SSD, 1 WD Red 1TB mechanical drive, Corsair RM750X 80+ Gold fully modular PSU, Corsair Obsidian 750D full tower case, Corsair Glaive RGB mouse, Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 (Cherry MX Red) keyboard, Asus VN247HA (1920x1080 60Hz 16:9), Yamaha HPH-MT5 headphones & Windows 10 Home 64 bit. 

 

 

The time Linus replied to me on one of my threads: 

 

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1 minute ago, RookieAtPcBuilding said:

What if I buy a prebuilt and nust upgrade the graphics card to rtx 2070

??

Prebuilts tend to cut corners, you know what you're getting when you build it yourself. It always seems daunting at first, but once you watch a how to and actually put it together, you'll feel pretty comfortable upgrading and servicing it. 

 

Also remember to quote people so we see your responses.


I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B

 

Primary PC:

i7 8086k (won) - EVGA Z370 Classified K - G.Kill Trident Z RGB - Force MP500 - Jedi Order Titan Xp - The venerated Hyper 212 Evo (with RGB Riing flair) - EVGA G2 650W - Black and green theme, Razer branwashed me.

Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

Linux Proliant ML150 G6:

Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - Dark moded Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)

 

EVGA G3 thread, BR/BT threadSeasonic Focus thread, S12II/M12II thread, Userbenchmark (Et al.) is trash explained, PSU misconceptions

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4 minutes ago, RookieAtPcBuilding said:

What if I buy a prebuilt and nust upgrade the graphics card to rtx 2070

??

Pre-builts generally come with low-end power supplies that really shouldn't have a significantly more powerful graphics card put into them.

 

Questions though:

 

-What's your budget?

-What games do you want to play?

-If you have a monitor already, what resolution is it?

 

Answering these could probably help people give you some recommendations, regardless of which choice you end up going with.

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Posted · Original PosterOP
23 minutes ago, atxcyclist said:

Pre-builts generally come with low-end power supplies that really shouldn't have a significantly more powerful graphics card put into them.

 

Questions though:

 

-What's your budget?

-What games do you want to play?

-If you have a monitor already, what resolution is it?

 

Answering these could probably help people give you some recommendations, regardless of which choice you end up going with.

I like to play high end games and my budget is $1,500 or below

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3 hours ago, RookieAtPcBuilding said:

Thought about either buying prebuilt or building my own gaming pc

 

Build your self. Why? 

  1. You get what you want. 
  2. You get the specs you need/want
  3. Its going to be upgradable. My mom's Lenovo desktop is proprietary as fuck. 
  4. You can get more flexible configurations. 
  5. There is nothing like the smell of a fresh motherboard. Just saying. 

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Here is what I just built like this week. As I said. Flexible configurations. You get what you want. 


You ever notice that many establishments have a sign that as "No Shirt, No Shoes, No service"? They never say anything about pants............ You know what that implies. You dont have to wear pants. 

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Building a PC is so much more satisfying than buying a prebuilt. You get to say "Yep. I built that!"

Am I right or am I right?


CPU: Ryzen 5 2600x  | GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition | RAM: 2x4GB DDR4 2133 MHz | Motherboard: Gigabyte B450 Aorus M | PSU: EVGA 650 B3 | OS: Windows 10 Pro

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3 minutes ago, quakeguy said:

Don't you custom build PCs, or is that different than a prebuilt PC?

A boutique is different from a prebuilt. I always present my clients with the build list before they sign off on payment, and I always do my best to avoid bare minimum like A320 motherboards and substandard PSUs


I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B

 

Primary PC:

i7 8086k (won) - EVGA Z370 Classified K - G.Kill Trident Z RGB - Force MP500 - Jedi Order Titan Xp - The venerated Hyper 212 Evo (with RGB Riing flair) - EVGA G2 650W - Black and green theme, Razer branwashed me.

Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

Linux Proliant ML150 G6:

Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - Dark moded Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)

 

EVGA G3 thread, BR/BT threadSeasonic Focus thread, S12II/M12II thread, Userbenchmark (Et al.) is trash explained, PSU misconceptions

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Even if you are not comfortable with self building, a reputable PC repair shop should charge you a small fee to build it for you. ($20-$50), compared to online system builders who charge $100 to $200.


i7 3770 | 8GB RAM | GTX 1070 8GB | Seagate Barracuda 2TB | EVGA SuperNOVA GS 550W Gold | Fractal Design R5 w/Window

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Posted · Original PosterOP
On 8/25/2019 at 4:11 PM, AngryBeaver said:

I can get ryzen 7 3700x with still cheap motherboard holy shit thank you for these recommendations

Theyre amazing

 

 

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