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Imr40
10-25-2015, 04:51 PM
So, I'm building a gaming PC, and I dunno which cpu is best. I need 60-100 FPS in first shooters. I was thinking about AMD FX8320, anyone know something good?

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ScptrX
10-25-2015, 05:49 PM
So, I'm building a gaming PC, and I dunno which cpu is best. I need 60-100 FPS in first shooters. I was thinking about AMD FX8320, anyone know something good?

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> What first shooters are you going to play? tf2, cod.......
> What is the refresh rate of your monitor? 100 fps is pretty useless if you have a 60fps monitor.
> What is the resolution of your monitor?
> What are the settings you wanna be playing the game on? Ultra for example?

Also, it's not all about your CPU. Choosing the right / good graphics card is also very important.

craft3d
10-25-2015, 07:18 PM
> What first shooters are you going to play? tf2, cod.......
> What is the refresh rate of your monitor? 100 fps is pretty useless if you have a 60fps monitor.
> What is the resolution of your monitor?
> What are the settings you wanna be playing the game on? Ultra for example?

Also, it's not all about your CPU. Choosing the right / good graphics card is also very important.

The CPU can be very important, because it can affect your performance just as much as a GPU can.

craft3d
10-25-2015, 11:27 PM
Once you have a good (for Intel, I mean i3/i5/Xeon E3-1230 series) CPU, going anything better is practically useless.
Do you plan to overclock? You'll need much better cooling to go significantly further, or you'd be better off spending more on multiple high-end GPUs in SLI

...Meaning the CPU is important.

Imr40
10-26-2015, 02:10 PM
> What first shooters are you going to play? tf2, cod.......
> What is the refresh rate of your monitor? 100 fps is pretty useless if you have a 60fps monitor.
> What is the resolution of your monitor?
> What are the settings you wanna be playing the game on? Ultra for example?

Also, it's not all about your CPU. Choosing the right / good graphics card is also very important.

I just meant like heavy games, gta 5, new CODs, 1440x900 is the resolution, its an old hp monitor, i might get a Samsung 21.5 led Series 3, as for game settings, I don't mind normal settings.

Imr40
10-26-2015, 02:39 PM
1440x900 is not far from my 1680x1050, I can say you don't need a top-of-the-line gfx card, but you will want a medium-range one, if you aren't the kind who plays on maxed out settings

But as for 1080p... not so sure, I've only used a crap 1080p monitor and a 1080i tv once.

You sure you can manage a 16:9 monitor? That 1440x900 of yours and 1680x1050 of mine is 16:10 (look for 1920x1200 or even 2560x1600) and you don't have to turn your real head all the time, all the widescreen 16:9 (1366x768, 1600x900, 1920x1080, 2560x1440, 3840x2160) and I was never comfortable with it.

What do you recommend? Most good monitors these days are 16:9 as far as I know.

Imr40
10-26-2015, 02:57 PM
No HDMI and too expensive :( I was looking for about $100-150, ill keep looking.
Check this one: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00EZSUWFG?keywords=monitor%20hdmi&qid=1445871540&ref_=sr_1_5&sr=8-5
Its a 16:9, I guess ima have to deal with it, I've never tried a ViewSonic monitor. Seems good to me, what do you think?

SFM2025
10-26-2015, 03:11 PM
This is a good gaming PC

CPU: Intel Core i7 4790K @ 4.00 GHz
RAM: 16 GB 1866 MHz
GPU: GTX 970
Motherboard: Gigabyte Z97
Case: Any case you prefer
CPU cooler: Corsair H80i liquid cooling
3x Case fans (or more if you prefer)
POWER SUPPLY: 850 watt
STORAGE: 2TB 7200 RPM 1x (Add SSD if you want to)

Imr40
10-26-2015, 03:21 PM
This is a good gaming PC

CPU: Intel Core i7 4790K @ 4.00 GHz
RAM: 16 GB 1866 MHz
GPU: GTX 970
Motherboard: Gigabyte Z97
Case: Any case you prefer
CPU cooler: Corsair H80i liquid cooling
3x Case fans (or more if you prefer)
POWER SUPPLY: 850 watt
STORAGE: 2TB 7200 RPM 1x (Add SSD if you want to)

Seems a bit expensive, I wont be needing 2TB :P Look at this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_15dUbpaOA&list=FL2Q_V2LjlEvr6e-P89UoX2w&index=1
Cheap and perfect

DangerousG
10-26-2015, 05:31 PM
Whats your budget..? Try pcpartpicker.com if you're looking for parts at good prices. The prices will be in usd though. There will also be people posting their own rigs and how much it costs to build ^.^

Edwardson97
10-26-2015, 05:32 PM
How much are you willing to spend?

SFM2025
10-26-2015, 06:18 PM
16GB RAM?
Overkill much?
And no reason to use liquid cooling these days (high OCs can mean shorter lifespan, even if running cool)

Unless you want a Novec cooling system :crazy:

Seems a bit expensive, I wont be needing 2TB :P Look at this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_15dUbpaOA&list=FL2Q_V2LjlEvr6e-P89UoX2w&index=1
Cheap and perfect


Well.. I have the PC with the specs I wrote but with a GTX 960 G1 GAMING 4 GB not 970.

Brys
10-26-2015, 07:44 PM
I7 intel processor.

4GB ram (Preferably 8 of even 16)
Few important things.

craft3d
10-26-2015, 10:20 PM
I7 intel processor.

4GB ram (Preferably 8 of even 16)
Few important things.

You don't need an i7 just for gaming, an i5 will suffice. If you're doing photo editing and video editing and such, an i7 is a better investment but an i5 could still do it.

4GB of RAM is not enough, 8 is what you need and what will be enough, 16GB will never be fully used.

Brys
10-27-2015, 12:39 AM
You don't need an i7 just for gaming, an i5 will suffice. If you're doing photo editing and video editing and such, an i7 is a better investment but an i5 could still do it.

4GB of RAM is not enough, 8 is what you need and what will be enough, 16GB will never be fully used.
My MacBook has 4GB, I dont have problems having skype and a fps open.

Brys
10-27-2015, 02:40 AM
Did you know that Mac OS X uses RAM compression and Windows does not?


The advantage? Save money on RAM and battery in portable computers.
The disadvantage? Slower RAM performance. :prophet:
I dont mess with cheap prebuilt windows computers. Didnt know, hehe sorry.