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11 months ago#1
SO Ive been asking around the web for a pc build and I got these two answers which one is the better buid? This http://pcpartpicker.com/p/qdq88d or this http://pcpartpicker.com/p/YYWTZL
11 months ago#2
Umm... that first build is not correct, it have the Anniversary Edition Pentium which's whole point is that it can be overclocked, but the motherboard you listed does not have overclocking capabilities, so the extra money you are spending on the Pentium is wasted, you could just get a normal G3220 instead.

On a second thought, the G3258 is 0.2 GHz faster than the G3220, so even without overclocking is a tiny bit faster. And seems the price difference is not that big.
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11 months ago#3
so the intel build?
11 months ago#4
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/bDV88d
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11 months ago#5
If I had to choose between those two I'd go the AMD route for the GTX 750.
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11 months ago#6
Anything with "AMD" shouldn't be included in a PC build especially when it concerns CPU
11 months ago#7
Fade2black001 posted...
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/bDV88d


A $50 over my budget.
11 months ago#8
WHats the best gpu for $150?
11 months ago#9
AMD makes CPUs still :D

Really a i3 fine. I'd get that for hyperthreading. I bought one for laughs and it just powers through everything. It's hilarious imo.
11 months ago#10
fatali posted...
Umm... that first build is not correct, it have the Anniversary Edition Pentium which's whole point is that it can be overclocked, but the motherboard you listed does not have overclocking capabilities, so the extra money you are spending on the Pentium is wasted, you could just get a normal G3220 instead.

On a second thought, the G3258 is 0.2 GHz faster than the G3220, so even without overclocking is a tiny bit faster. And seems the price difference is not that big.


You can overclock on that board now, actually. They just gained the ability to with bios updates in the last few months. That's actually one of the staple mobos of the g3258 cheap build setups now.
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