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Looking into building a gaming PC, need tips/advice.

#21BannedMomPosted 7/4/2014 11:53:46 PM
Just remove the SSD if you want to make it less than $800.

The SSD is pretty nice from what I hear though.

Good luck with your build.
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#22MagicSoulfire91(Topic Creator)Posted 7/4/2014 11:58:36 PM
Yeah ima keep the SSD for my OS at least, might see if i can find a good priced 64GB one since i have a TB of regular memory
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#23BannedMomPosted 7/4/2014 11:59:43 PM
Lol, no. 64gb is crap. 128gb is enough.
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#242Dhas_a_MIGRANEPosted 7/5/2014 5:24:27 AM
Yeah I'd say ~120 is the minimum so you can put more than just the OS on it
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#25ClashtonnPosted 7/5/2014 6:26:01 AM
Do you still have fans and extra cooling? If so, drop it.

SSD is cool and all, but wont really help for almost any games. I have one and like it, but I don't think it was worth what I paid since I rarely turn my PC off anyway, and only use it for games.

I'd drop it and use that money on upgrading the GPU even further. Not that it's needed, you already have a much better card listed than I do.
#26MagicSoulfire91(Topic Creator)Posted 7/5/2014 10:17:14 AM
no more extra fans, thinking about dropping the SSD but i havent decided for sure yet. I was wondering with this motherboard can i use 3 sticks of 4GB RAM or must i use 2 or 4 sticks of matching RAM?
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#27PhilOnDezPosted 7/5/2014 10:25:50 AM
As long as the mobo has 4 slots you can use 3 fine, you won't have 12 gigs of triple channel ram though, you'll have 8 gigs of dual channel and 4 gigs of single channel. That's actually fairly comnmon on some ultrabooks, not the dual+single channel mode, but having ram soldered to the board and then a pair of channels that you can fill yourself.
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