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Is this a fairly decent gaming PC?

#1AChubbyNunPosted 8/24/2013 4:02:20 AM
I'm a noob with computers, but this looked okay. Basically looking for something that can play most modern games comfortably. Not a top end machine.


Processor:Intel® Core™ i7-4770 Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Memory:16GB DDR3-1600MHz
Solid State Drive:120GB SSDHard
Drive Storage:2TB HDD
Graphics Card:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 2GB
Wireless Connectivity:Wireless N Internal PCI Adapter
Built-In Devices:Front: USB3.0 x 2 , USB2.0 x 2, Mic x 1, Audio x 1
Optical Drive:DVD Burner
Power Supply:Default 500W Power Supply


Thanks
#2AChubbyNun(Topic Creator)Posted 8/24/2013 4:03:49 AM
Or this? These are the two I'm looking at

CPU Intel Core i5 4570
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H87-D3H Motherboard
Graphics Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX760 Overclocked, 2GB
Memory G.Skill F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL 8GB (2x4GB) 1600MHz DDR3
Hard Drive/SSD Samsung 840 Series 120GB SSD
Hard Drive/SSD #2 Seagate Barracuda 1TB, ST1000DM003
Optical Drive Pioneer DVR-220LBK 24x DVDRW
Power Supply Thermaltake Smart 650W Power Supply
#3Cool_Dude667Posted 8/24/2013 4:10:58 AM
The first comp is horrible because of the 650, 2nd comp looks decent I guess
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#4RhapsoKnightPosted 8/24/2013 4:54:11 AM(edited)
Second one is way better for gaming. First one would be better for a video rendering station.
#5SlaynPosted 8/24/2013 5:01:44 AM
Cool_Dude667 posted...
The first comp is horrible because of the 650, 2nd comp looks decent I guess


This. The first computer has an expensive CPU and tons of memory, but has an entry level gaming card. The second computer has weaker cpu and less memory, but a MUCH better graphics card. The CPU and memory being less will have a very small effect on gaming, the much better card will make it pull WAY ahead.
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#6BilliePilgrimPosted 8/24/2013 5:34:15 AM
2nd one is the better of the two. How much are they charging? Please don't say anything over $1200...
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#7Vindication123Posted 8/24/2013 3:17:34 PM
Rendering stations do better in quantity, then quality for what you can afford...

The i5 and 760 are good choices for budget builds, so is the 7970 if that's what you prefer.

It's basically something that can run high-very high with little trouble, ultra settings is just a for show and if you can afford the budget for such builds.
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#8TheFeshPincePosted 8/24/2013 3:27:02 PM
2nd build is more reasonable. The first one's PSU is the scariest part... Default 500W lol.
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#9paramite12Posted 8/24/2013 5:10:36 PM
Do yourself a favor and research how to build your own PC. It's far cheaper and you get everything you want.
The 2nd PC is better, but you're still better off ordering parts off newegg.com and doing it yourself. It's actually really easy to put one together.
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