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By michaelearth, Senior Member on 5th July 2014, 01:41 AM
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Im thinking about building my first gaming PC. I quickly threw some parts together and I want to see what you guys think. I'm also not 100% sure of everything I need to build from start to finish so advice/suggestions are greatly appreciated. Keep in mind that my budget maxes out at $1,000.

Also, how would these parts I've chosen compare to the PS4 in terms of performance?

Thanks guys!

Tower: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129021

Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-514-_-Product

Ram: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231314

Hard Drive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822236345

CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819113284

GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814202103
 
 
5th July 2014, 05:55 AM |#2  
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Why do i get a notification on tapatalk about this thread?

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7th July 2014, 01:53 PM |#3  
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Why isn't this in the dedicated Desktops & Laptops thread? http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1765837

And I never did see the point of AMD/ATI for Gaming. The 'Powered by Nvidia' splashscreen in every game isn't there for decoration... You'll never be able to use PhysX, for instance. And a lot of games have issues with AMD.

As for compared to the PS4... Even an IntelHD (do not buy an IntelHD GPU) on an i5 will have a better rating than a PS4. The hardware in the 'new' consoles is severely outdated.
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Why isn't this in the dedicated Desktops & Laptops thread? http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1765837

And I never did see the point of AMD/ATI for Gaming. The 'Powered by Nvidia' splashscreen in every game isn't there for decoration... You'll never be able to use PhysX, for instance. And a lot of games have issues with AMD.

As for compared to the PS4... Even an IntelHD (do not buy an IntelHD GPU) on an i5 will have a better rating than a PS4. The hardware in the 'new' consoles is severely outdated.

outdated doesn't matter because it's only needed to run the games

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outdated doesn't matter because it's only needed to run the games
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Yes, in 720p at 30fps without AA, Dynamic shading and every other HD setting. I'm not paying several hundred quid for something my PC did 8 years ago.
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PSU?

Something like this mate: http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Series...ir+650watt+psu
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Hello, please refer to Post 3 for a link to the **Desktops and Laptops Thread**. No need to start a new thread about the same type of subject.

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