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2 years ago#1
Hey, can you guys let me know if this is a good PC build? I need it primarily for streaming, but it needs to be able to run games at above average settings. The parts are in the picture below.

Also, I have a few questions:

1. Is it better to get 2 4GB RAM or 1 8GB RAM?

2. Is GDDR necessary for my build?

3. Should I go for AMD or Nvidia? I've heard pros and cons for both.

4. What about the SATA HDD?
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2 years ago#2
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2 years ago#3
1: either way, doesn't make enough difference to effect performance.
2: on that rig, won't effect performance to a considerable degree.
3: AMD tends to run hotter and their drivers aren't as optimized, however they're cards are generally at a lower price, so take your pick.
4: the sata is considerably faster, but whether or not to have one is decided mostly by budget.
2 years ago#4
1. Depends on how many slots your motherboard has and whether you plan to upgrade by adding more.
2. No.
3. Nvidia.
4. If your motherboard supports it, do it.
2 years ago#5
Always go with two sticks of RAM if doing a new build. Then you can run in dual channel and still upgrade later if you want.
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