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Budget builds, Sandy bridge, Ivy Bridge, Skylake

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Posted · Original PosterOP

So.... I'll build a budget gaming pc... i could either get i5 2500k & z77 OR i5 3550 & z77 OR i3 6100 & b150m with plus minus $10. Which one is best?

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first one, pick up a 3770k down the road


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Resident living meme - I swear a lot; if you don't like it fuck off :^)

  My specs and shit down below.

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Apollo: i5 4670K @ 4.6Ghz, Corsair H100i, MSI Z87I, EVGA GTX 1070 SC ACX3, Corsair 250D, 840 EVO 120GB, 1TB Seagate Barracuda, SeaSonic 520W PSU. Planned upgrades: 16GB RAM, 480/512GB SSD, new HDD

Sputnik: HP EliteBook 2570p, i5-3360M, 16GB DDR3, 256GB 840 EVO - Running Win10/Sierra dual-boot.  Future upgrades: i7-quad

Comet (home server): Atom D2500, 4GB 1066Mhz RAM, 2 x 320GB HDDs, 350W PSU, HAF-Stacker ITX, dual GbE. Cost me $80. back from the dead (mobo failure) bois

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Main peripherals

- Corsair Strafe RGB MX Reds

- SteelSeries Siberia 650

- SteelSeries QcK+ CS:GO Camo 

- SteelSeries QcK+ Na'Vi Splash (Secondary pad, used for second rig)

- SteelSeries Rival 700

- SteelSeries Rival 300 (Secondary mouse, used for second rig)

 

 

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
10 minutes ago, deXxterlab97 said:

First one. 

Is the 2500k still relevant today, and if so will pairing it up with an rx 480 4gb will give me some good results?

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7 minutes ago, dead.Pixel said:

Is the 2500k still relevant today, and if so will pairing it up with an rx 480 4gb will give me some good results?

Yeah still good

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31 minutes ago, dead.Pixel said:

So.... I'll build a budget gaming pc... i could either get i5 2500k & z77 OR i5 3550 & z77 OR i3 6100 & b150m with plus minus $10. Which one is best?

 

FIRST ONE definitely or just wait for ryzen 


Build

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Ryzen 5 1600, Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo, Gigabyte X470 Gaming 7. TeamGroup Viper 4133mhz 16gb, XFX RX 480 8 GB (1000mhz cause dying), Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB M.2 SSD, An old 1tb 5400 rpm 2.5" HDD, TeamGroup 480gb & Kingston 480gb ssds (May RAID 0), 1TB Western Ditigal HDD, EVGA 750W G2 PSU, Phanteks P400s

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