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Went to microcenter to start my new monster rig

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I'll grab a cheap stick of 8gb RAM and 240gb SSD

I already have a spare WD 1TB HDD, Corsair P400r case and cx430 PSU

I'm thinking it will handle 8k video editing and 4k AAA gaming with ease
 
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Picked up the following

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Gigabyte B450m ds3h - $50 open box
MSI R7 240 $35 - open box
I'll grab a cheap stick of 8gb RAM and 240gb SSD

I already have a spare Corsair P400r case and cx430 PSU

I'm thinking it will handle 8k video editing and 4k AAA gaming with ease

Jumping on that Ryzen train nice.....
Although not sure about the 4k gaming with that gpu......
 
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Although not sure about the 4k gaming with that gpu......
I know it's a bit overkill but I figured it's better to be future proofed.
 
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Picked up the following

Ryzen 2600x - $80 new
Gigabyte B450m ds3h - $50 open box
MSI R7 240 $35 - open box
I'll grab a cheap stick of 8gb RAM and 240gb SSD

I already have a spare WD 1TB HDD, Corsair P400r case and cx430 PSU

I'm thinking it will handle 8k video editing and 4k AAA gaming with ease
Hehheh dayum son, careful you don't cause a blackout round the house.

Also yes, Minesweeper in 8K is certainly in the cards.
 

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So, am I missing something? Is this thread in jest? I literally doublechecked the date, and then backed out to see if a new subforum called Prank Threads was created.

To be clear, I’m not making fun, but seem to be detecting sarcasm on all sides as if everyone is in on it except me. :confused: :wtf::laugh:
 
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So, am I missing something? Is this thread in jest? I literally doublechecked the date, and then backed out to see if a new subforum called Prank Threads was created.

To be clear, I’m not making fun, but seem to be detecting sarcasm on all sides as if everyone is in on it except me. :confused: :wtf::laugh:
Your sarcasm meter is showing the correct value, sir.
 
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Hehheh dayum son, careful you don't cause a blackout round the house.

Also yes, Minesweeper in 8K is certainly in the cards.
I was thinking more like Assassin's Creed Odyssey with the extra cloudy mod.

makes sense, hopefully your psu can handle that beast....
No worries, plenty of headroom from those Samxon caps on the secondary side to power even something like the Nvidia GT630 if I really wanted to go overkill in the GPU department.

So, am I missing something? Is this thread in jest? I literally doublechecked the date, and then backed out to see if a new subforum called Prank Threads was created.

To be clear, I’m not making fun, but seem to be detecting sarcasm on all sides as if everyone is in on it except me. :confused: :wtf::laugh:
The wife had a PC (my old Phenom IIx4 gaming build with a SSD). Then she wanted a laptop so I got her a laptop and sold most of the parts of the old PC...now she misses the PC so I went bargain bin hunting at microcenter. Still I expect great things from this PC!
 
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Could have picked up a AMD RX 550 for close to that price of the 240 (eBay) but it will be a fine little machine for your average user with those specs, maybe pick up a 120/240GB SSD as the OS drive instead of the 1TB HDD
 
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Could have picked up a AMD RX 550 for close to that price of the 240 (eBay) but it will be a fine little machine for your average user with those specs, maybe pick up a 120/240GB SSD as the OS drive instead of the 1TB HDD
I'll grab a cheap stick of 8gb RAM and 240gb SSD
 
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is the cx modular? if yes, replace as soon as possible..
 
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is the cx modular? if yes, replace as soon as possible..
No, it's the v3 that actually uses a Japanese main cap if I recall. I've had it running two different PCs off and on for five years.

Edit. It is a Matsushita (aka Panasonic) for the primary and Corsair found a few extra pennies in the couch cushions to spring for a few teapos on the secondary side....or they robbed the pick a penny leave a penny register tray at the local 7-11
 
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I have that motherboard as well, paired with the 2600X's big brother. Not a bad board by any means.
 
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i also scourge the microcenter open box bins, couldn't be lucky enough to get a gpu like you though!!
 
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Well Fry's is done. Hows Microcenter's shelves looking
 
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Well Fry's is done. Hows Microcenter's shelves looking
My local store is always busy, even during the middle of a workday. They even remodeled the store and put in taller shelves.
 
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Well Fry's is done. Hows Microcenter's shelves looking
I have two within an hours drive of me. I've visited both the past month and both are fully stocked. In fact one had so much inventory they were placing it all on the floor and made it impossible to get the cart through most of the aisles.
 
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Happy April fools day though :)
 
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@Mats
good enough reading facebook messenger on your pc then.
sarcasm mode: off
 
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