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Should I Build an AM3+ or FM2+ Machine?

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  1. Norton

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    and i went the other way (FM2+) after that thread and my "money money" problems and i am pleased i did not the other way o_O
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    pretty old thread there norton but ill buzz sneeky about it, by the way the Case Im looking for is the Aerocool XPredator Evil Blue Edition (Full tower, not X3 or X1)

    Looks Like Amazon.uk can ship to the US even, so Ill eventually drop the cash for the Case, I just bought the Scythe Ashura off of Amazon.com for less than starting price on newegg.

    Parts I have now
    Motherboard, Heatsink

    Need
    CPU,Ram,Case,Powersupply,SSD,OS, GC, HDD,SC,MX4
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    He should still have it available... otherwise try crazyeyesreaper- he may have one as well ;)

    These Raidmax and Rosewill cases have the same OEM iirc:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...NodeId=1&name=Raidmax&Order=PRICE&Pagesize=50
    *Note- Mad Shot has the Vampire case and really likes it
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    Ok Yall Heres What I have so far:

    Asus TUF Sabertooth 990FX R2.0
    Arctic MX-4

    I am currently waiting to ship:

    Aerocool X-Predator Evil Blue Edition- (coming from the UK- Thanks Amazon UK, expected Feb 8-Feb11
    Scythe Ashura- (Expected Feb 13-Feb 26)

    Still Need to Purchase
    CPU, PSU, Ram, Video, Sound, HDD, SSD, OS, Mouse, Keyboard
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    Why so long on the cooler? :confused:
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    Availability bro, Im piecing the unit together

    by the way recommendation on Keyboard and Mouse

    Keyboards- Razer Blackwidow Ultimate, Corsair Vengeance K70 Fully Mechanical, CM Storm QuickFire Ultimate- (All MX Brown Switches if Possible)

    Mice- Roccat Kone XTD or Logitech G500s /G400s?
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    How severe was the shipping on the case?
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    total was 115.81 GBP
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    mouse it has been
    allready said? no? G500S hands down

    keyboard : anything but Razer, corsair and CM Storm do far better keyboard than Razer (not that it is particulary hard to do so ... )

    what the ... totaly not worth it... but as long as you like it ... it's okay. oh wait you said total, i thought it was only the shipping... :oops:
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    yeah the 400s matches the mx510 in the day. The 500 s matches the 500. I heard the 602 is gettingvgood reviews just the shape is odd but those bottons- man be good for weapons switchout and other functions. Roccat i like for asthetic looks.
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    Today im getting the os and cpu to help speed things along. 7 pro is my choice.
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    try to edit instead of double post,

    also the G602 getting good review is a weak word ... i have one since a bit more than a month and still using the battery bundled with, i use it a lot but i use it on endurance mode (125hz poling) with 2600dpi (which is the max of that mouse but even on my G600 i never got above 2800dpi) the shape is not so odd as it seems ... it like a normal mouse to handle (favor a palm grip) with a thumbrest, the software is easy to handle and totally made of awesomeness (profile on the PC or in the mouse embedded memory)

    for me its a pure beauty and 1440hrs in endu mode is under the truth of course i play mostly MMORPG so i guess for a FPS i should use the hungrier mode for reaction time and 500hz poling, but even in Crysis 3 or Firefall the endu mode suits me
    well
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    once the battery will wear out i will get some 2600mAh accu (i already have a quick charger for AA and AAA) 2 set and the argument of the G700/700s of the wired mode is blown out of the water

    i had some Roccat mouse ... except the aesthetic look they have nothing much, good software but the feeling of the mouse is completely off for me, i had Razer (Naga/Orochi/Mamba/Lycosa/Black Widow Pro) Roccat (Kone XTD/Pyra/Ryos MK) Logitech (G15/G9/G9X/G500/G600/G602) Mad Catz (R.A.T. 7) and Gigabyte (Aivia K8100V2) none of the Razer passed the warranty without many fails, Roccat that was the feeling who wasn't good (for me) every mouse from Logitech lasted me till i found the G602 and the Aivia K8100V2 is by far the best membrane keyboard i had even if i had some mech keyboard (Ryos MK and Black Widow Pro)
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    Only thing id say bout the 602 is the odd button lengths. I used uberoptions in the dayso soft configuration isn't too bad for me today ass with UTI would use it to assign keyboard keys to the buttons on the MX 510
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    nah the button are not so long and they feel quite comfy (ok i have big hands ... :D ) actually i use all 8 button (i disabled thge G10-G11 for the DPI shift as i never need DPI shifting) mapped to 1-8 and with a "web browsing profile" aside (for software that need a lot of shortcut those mouse G600/602/700/700S are made of awesome.)

    and they greatly improved the "finger mark resistance" on the click buttons it is the 1st mouse who look like just taken out of the box, after more than 1 month :roll:
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    i was able to see a 602, Kone Pure,+,XTD. In all honesty i dont need the highest dpi count, that 400s is basically the improved mx510
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    OK so: G602 hands down :D
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    I put my hand on it, the shoulder buttons feel too mushy as do the top buttons. but i might go with the 500s or the Kone XTD.

    More news- I now have the CPU and the Operating System
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    are you sure it was a G602 ... :D might have been an chinese copy or a bad sample :)(joking) btw Shoulder button? i guess its not the right or left click or you mean the G10-G11... because all button are snappy and click well on mine.

    iirc its a mechanical switch setup on the 602 no wait it is mechanical "Upgraded primary mechanical microswitches "
    "Logitech claims it is built to be durable and has decided to employ mechanical switches for all the buttons that have a 20 million click life span."
    "the G602 integrates mechanical switches taken from advanced keyboards to offer extended product life offering millions of clicks without any loss in feel. There is also a noticeable difference between executing a click with a mechanical click versus the traditional setup and the feel is much smoother with less input lag"
    "The G10 and G11 buttons provide springy feedback, while the more gameplay-minded G4 to G9 buttons are a bit more resistant."

    btw did you see this review (i hope yes xD )
    http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Logitech/G602/1.html
    just browsed all the review i saw about it ranging from 8 to 9.8/10 is impressive and the feedback of those tested is quite reflecting it, but they didn't tested it extensively as i do if i had to do a mini review i would go for a 9.9/10 (minus 0.1pts for not giving it a 10/10 as i am still searching a fail in that mouse ... ) ... and i am glad i brought it without seeing any of them :roll:

    now that soooo unbalanced ... here we have it for 109chf (luckily i paid 89.90chf for it) but Amazon has it for 79.90$ and with the $ to chf conversion it's just not right ... you pay the mouse of the year 2014 (well it is not but she should be nominated ... accroding to all the review i saw :D ) less than me ... (ooohhh great can also be found at 59.90$ sometime :D) naaahhh even at 109chf, she's totaly worth the price paid

    not like the G700/700s o_O i just saw that Amazon has it for 79$ ... DANG for us they are 119chf to 139chf ... why a Swiss brand is more expensive in Switzerland ... duh damned taxes!!! so unfair! :roll:

    i don't intend to make you switch your opinion, don't worry:D

    indeed still 3/5 bar
    g602.jpg

    edit: why not
    iron_man_auroza_mouse_news.jpg
    :roll:
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    I recently bought a Roccat Kone Pure and absolutely love it:)
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    Hows the software?

    Btw Griever I was at microcenter BYOC section and gaming section when i got my claws on the G602. I was there to pick up my os and Cpu.

    im still waiting on the cpu cooler. Im waiting on the case too.

    Left to purchase- Psu, ram, gpu, soundcard,BD player, Bd Burner, Squeak, Kboard, Samsung 840 Pro 256, Seagate HDD (Raptors sold out). I might eventually get 840 Evos for secondary drives (does raid benefit ssds)
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    but you still don't answer the question ;) shoulder button = ?

    and you got your claw on it, indeed if you claw it you are not adapted to it :D :roll: ;)
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    The software is really good in my opinion. Easy to use and lots of features.
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    I palm it actually. Shoulder i mean thumb
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    the claw part was a joke ;)

    what the thumb pad feel mushy? ehhh? i reckon the G10-G11 could feel like that ... but no way on a new G602 the thumbpad could feel mushy... at last not on mine o_O

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