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Gaming PC Advice

Postby Newman » Tue Jan 07, 2014 10:35 am

I’ve been PC-less for a while (LuLu situation; ex has the old pc and I got by with my work laptop/phone for email/browsing and PS3 for gaming) and now I’m looking to build a system.

I was thinking about something like Hardware Revolution’s Tier 3 or 4:
http://www.hardware-revolution.com/best ... mber-2013/

Then I stumbled across this New Egg bench mark series:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBund ... bo.1455218

I’m itching to play MWO and will probably get back into WOW with my girlfriend’s son and my nephew.

If anyone has any advice on these setups, your comments would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Gaming PC Advice

Postby Lilrex » Tue Jan 07, 2014 12:01 pm

whats your budget?
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Re: Gaming PC Advice

Postby teh_leet_haxor » Tue Jan 07, 2014 12:22 pm

I'm not particularly qualified to make the purchasing decisions, not having done that for a while, but for some pinch-of-salt advice:
  • On the Newegg link, a 750W power supply is overkill unless you're planning to stack another graphics card. As hinted in tier 3-4 on Hardware Revolution, ~500W should work if you can have Newegg switch it to that.
  • If you haven't already received similar advice from videos like the ones on Hardware Revolution, make sure you have various tools such as Philips screwdrivers (I've never seen PZ case screws) and an anti-static wristband that you can clip to a nearby radiator or other piece of earthed metal. Thermal paste is probably either provided or no longer necessary, but you'd otherwise need a small tube of that as well. Also have a pair of cutters and different sizes of tie-wraps.
  • Depending on how much you're spending, Rex will very likely tell you to get an SSD for booting the OS (which Hardware Revolution's tier 4 has).
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Re: Gaming PC Advice

Postby Newman » Tue Jan 07, 2014 2:51 pm

Thanks for the advice Hax, and Rex, I was hoping to keep the box in the $800-$1000 range.
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Re: Gaming PC Advice

Postby Lilrex » Tue Jan 07, 2014 8:55 pm

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Re: Gaming PC Advice

Postby Newman » Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:31 am

Thanks Lilrex !^27
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Re: Gaming PC Advice

Postby liza123 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:38 am

Hello,

If you want to purchase a gaming PC then you can search it online so that you can compare it from the different store.
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