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What do you think of this setup for my first gaming computer?

Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by wishman35, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. brandonwh64

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    Do it yourself man, Its quite easy. Just follow a how to guide and you should be fine.

    OCing the CPU in some aspects is easy with the newest of bioses and forums to guide you in the right path BUT if you do not feel comfortable then stick with the 3330.
     
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    Is it a problem for you to spend just a little more and get the unlocked 3570K?
     
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    I kind of just went with the advice and upped the video card to keep it within budget. I was able to get this a little under $1000.
     
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    OK. Now build it yourself.
     
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    After looking at reviews for the Seagate Momentus HD.. Is this just for notebooks and Macs? I see it can be put into a desktop but am I better off going with a WD Black/Blue?

    Also what makes the Seagate Momentus XT 500GB (7200 RPM 32MB Cache 2.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s with NCQ Solid State Hybrid Drive -Bare Drive) better than the Western Digital WD Blue 500GB (7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive) my friend suggested??

    Is the 3.0Gb/s rather than the 6.0gb on the Western Digital a disadvantage?? Again, thanks for the advice, really new to dealing with the individual components
     
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2012
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    The XT has a solid state portion built in to allow for ssd caching while maintaining the mechanical platters and what not for capacity.

    Check these:
     

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