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2013's EXTREME Budget Build!

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by Charper2013, Feb 13, 2009.

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    Guys I wanted to start a thread for my new system that was ordered a little less than a hour ago. This thread will be used for posting benches and for people to help me better my system further than I can do it solely .Also this thread will prove to people that you don't have to have a lot of cash to get things done. This build is around 280$ including shipping. It consists of

    AMD Athlon 64 X2 7750 Kuma 2.7GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache 2MB L3 Cache Socket AM2+ 95W Dual-Core black edition Processor

    ASUS M3A78-EM AM2+/AM2 AMD 780G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

    Antec Neo Power 500 500W ATX12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready Modular Active PFC Power Supply

    Patriot Extreme Performance 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit

    LG DVD Burner

    8600GT Fatal1ty Edition 1GB DDR2

    I don't know fast newegg ships but I hope it will be here soon.
    Subscribe and get ready for :eek: when people see what a 290$ system can do! :toast:
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    looks to me like you recycled some parts
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    Ima get some tweaks for crysis and hope for the best.. Im gonna be on 1280x1024. :D
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    Case and HD..
    But I'm not even gonna use the case more than likely.
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    Yay! I'm happy for you charper that your finally upgrading. Being on the that old single core pc probably isn't much fun.

    You planning on upgrading the graphics any time soon?
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    I'm hoping that some of these serious Overclocking Gods here at TPU can help with OCing this Kuma Ive heard a lot of great things about.
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    if it gets over 5000 3D Marks in 06 ill be surprised (Not overclocked i mean)

    My old 8600GT GDDDR3 256MB card got 4400+ and a m8 of mine had the 1GB 8600GT GDDR2 and it allmost did as good as mine, but he had a X2 6000+ tho.
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    3GHz on stock.
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    Anyone got any expectancies on when this stuff will arrive? Never dealt with newegg before..
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    If you payed for it via Paypal, then it should be there within 3-4 days I'd say. Depends on what you selected for shipping and where its shipping from
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    Well I chose the cheapest shipping.. I have no clue wheres it shipping from.. My uncle payed for it with his H&R Block card.. It got charged instantly..
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    I need a fan... Any size.. The best money can buy for 14.14$ :)
    That has to include shipping.. I ahve that leftover on a old gift card :D
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    In those vids I'm seeing some low res with mediocre but playable FPS. Good luck man.

    You'd do well to get something like a 4830
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    Just for interest sake what do you benchmark now with your current system?

    Im thinking of upgrading my Brothers CPU to one of those so it be interesting to see the difference in performance over ya 3200+
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    Well on the GTA IV video the guy is using fraps (GPU Hog) So add like 10 frames to everything you see.. The human eye cant detect anything above 30 FPS.
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    You are gonna want a new video card. I had a ddr3 8600gt about a year and half ago and that card struggled with the current games of the time. I can't even imagine playing recent games on that card. It wouldn't even be enjoyable at all.
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    What specific benches do you want to see?.. Dont make them a lot I kinda want to keep this strictly to my new system.
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    Only games im honestly interested in are COD4, L4D, and TF2
    Ummm.. My res is 1280x1024.. What res where you on with yours?
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    i got some fans i can hook you up with. for that price i can prolly even give you 2 120mm or 1 120mm and 1 92mm.
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    That is not even close to being true.

    Why do you think they are starting to make TVs with 120hz refresh rates? The human eye my not be able to perceive 120 fps but it can see at least half of that and the image will look a lot smoother during fast paced scenes. PC gaming is made up of many fast paced scenes...
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    Well I think the cheapest shipping is UPS 3-Day, so I'd expect to get it early next week or something. It should say where its shipping from on the invoice that you get, and once your stuff gets shipped, it will show the tracking numbers on there to and they will e-mail you the tracking numbers also.

    Oh and shouldn't this be in the Project Logs section?
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    1440 x 900. Not much bigger than yours. Plus keep in mind that the ddr3 8600gt is a lot faster than the ddr2 8600gt, which is what you have.

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