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Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by camoxiong, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. camoxiong

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    He said is this build good? He's not all that into gaming, the only game he play is Combat Arms(Which doesn't use high end parts). He's in a budget too. He wants the 6450 to combine with his AMD A4-3400 to make it crossfire(he saw it on youtube).

    mobo: ASUS F1A75-M LE FM1 AMD A75 (Hudson D3) SATA 6Gb/s...
    cpu: AMD A4-3400 Llano 2.7GHz Socket FM1 65W Dual-Core ...
    rams: Kingston HyperX Blu 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDR...
    psu: CORSAIR Builder Series CX430 V2 (CMPSU-430CXV2) 43...
    gfx: XFX HD-645X-YNH2 Radeon HD 6450 512MB 32-bit DDR3 ...
    case: Rosewill CHALLENGER-U3 Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower ...
    dvd/cd burner: LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X ...
    cpu heatsink: Thermaltake CLP0598 92mm Contact 16 CPU Cooler

    additional

    monitor: Acer S200HLAbd Black 20" 5ms LED Backlight Widesc...
    keyboard: Rosewill RK-800G Black 104 Normal Keys PS/2 Wired ...
    mouse: Kensington K72356US Black 3 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB ...
    thermal paste: Noctua NT-H1 Thermal Compound

    All cost $559.28 AMIR $534.28

    Like I said, he don't play high end games, he play a game called Combat Arms.

    The game specs requirements:
    http://combatarms.nexon.net/Support/GameClient.aspx


    edit: i have some hdds laying around, that's why i didnt post any hdd up
     
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    I would just use the standard heatsink the cpu comes with and try to find some 1866 rated memory.
    Everything else seems fine.
     
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    I would get a better CPU like a A-3850 Four cores better graphics performance than the Crossfire A4+6450 and some DDR3 1866, Would be about the same price a lot more for the money later on he could add a better GPU.

    EDIT:
    It's a bit more money but worth it.
    CPU: AMD A8-3850 Llano 2.9GHz Socket FM1 100W Quad-Core... OR AMD A8-3870K Unlocked Llano 3.0GHz Socket FM1 100W... (Better and only 5$ more)
    RAM: Kingston HyperX T1 Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DD...

    PS: Don't get that fan/heatsink not much better than stock.
     
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    ok. so, if he doesnt get the heatsink, will his cpu stay cool with the stock heatsink?

    ok, if he pair the A-3850 with a 6450, will it get more better?
     
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    Don't get the HD 6450, crossfire on such a low end card usually has worst results than the stand alone 6620G on the A-3850, with the right ram it performs on par with a HD 5650 or HD 6570.
     
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    what 6570 do you recommend with the a8-3870k?
     
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    Don't get a graphics card unless he can purchase something like a HD 6770 at least, you won't see a mayor performance gain, just rock on the integrated graphics of the A-3870K.

    Sorry for the mistakes I'm typing on a tablet and it sucks xD
     
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    ok, thanks
     

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