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Is this PC good enough for both regular usage and gaming?

#21Jaime_BennPosted 6/1/2012 12:26:46 PM
You're not going to need a 750W PSU either. You can go like...half that.
#22daremePosted 6/1/2012 1:19:18 PM
GPU + PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.960956

Case + RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.961662

SSD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148442

HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115077

MOBO: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157302

Total: ~$822

Add in a disc drive, operating system and peripherals etc.
#23LittleYami(Topic Creator)Posted 6/1/2012 1:37:54 PM
dareme posted...
GPU + PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.960956

Case + RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.961662

SSD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148442

HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115077

MOBO: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157302

Total: ~$822

Add in a disc drive, operating system and peripherals etc.


*saves list* Thanks, of course I won't be able to buy these parts until this christmas or next year. Having never really ordered anything online, what kind of payment options does newegg use besides paypal? I don't have a credit card, debit card, or anything.
#24DarkZV2BetaPosted 6/1/2012 1:44:00 PM
If you can't order them until christmas or next year, come back when you can order them. The value of parts shifts very quickly. There could be a completely different and much better set of options for you at that time.
Plus, that GPU/PSU combo is pretty bad.
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mmarkster posted...
Even though the game runs in 720p, it produces another 480p stream for the New Controller. That's like 1200p!
#25DiehardFFv2Posted 6/1/2012 1:45:32 PM
From: LittleYami | #023
dareme posted...
GPU + PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.960956

Case + RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.961662

SSD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148442

HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115077

MOBO: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157302

Total: ~$822

Add in a disc drive, operating system and peripherals etc.


*saves list* Thanks, of course I won't be able to buy these parts until this christmas or next year. Having never really ordered anything online, what kind of payment options does newegg use besides paypal? I don't have a credit card, debit card, or anything.


Prices will be completely different by then.
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#26daremePosted 6/1/2012 2:03:08 PM
DarkZV2Beta posted...
If you can't order them until christmas or next year, come back when you can order them. The value of parts shifts very quickly. There could be a completely different and much better set of options for you at that time.
Plus, that GPU/PSU combo is pretty bad.


Really? How so? I thought the corsair psus were supposed to be good quality and 600w gives him some headroom to upgrade in the future.

And yeah, if you're not ordering till Christmas just come back then, the pc market changes very quickly
#27DiehardFFv2Posted 6/1/2012 2:07:50 PM
From: dareme | #026
DarkZV2Beta posted...
If you can't order them until christmas or next year, come back when you can order them. The value of parts shifts very quickly. There could be a completely different and much better set of options for you at that time.
Plus, that GPU/PSU combo is pretty bad.


Really? How so? I thought the corsair psus were supposed to be good quality and 600w gives him some headroom to upgrade in the future.

And yeah, if you're not ordering till Christmas just come back then, the pc market changes very quickly


Even if you put the entire discount onto the PSU, 75 dollars is a bit high for a non modular 600w PSU.
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i5 3570k @4.2 GHz / Asrock Z77 Extreme4 / 8GB G.Skill Sniper 1866 / MSI GTX 560 / Corsair Force GT 120GB / Seagate Barracuda 2TB
#28DarkZV2BetaPosted 6/1/2012 2:16:14 PM(edited)
Not sure if Corsair GS is all that great, but it doesn't look like one of their SeaSonic lines, and for $90, I'd kind of expect more than flat 80+ cert on a 600w PSU. The combo deal is only $15 off, too, so it's actually cheaper to get the 460v2 and that PSU separately than to go for the combo deal.

PSU prices sure seem high as of late. o 0
Anyway, http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151093 is a pretty good value. 520w, modular, $62.
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mmarkster posted...
Even though the game runs in 720p, it produces another 480p stream for the New Controller. That's like 1200p!