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UsulofDoom
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How this for my new PC?

Post by UsulofDoom » Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:38 pm

I had a i7-930 2.8 that I purchased in 2011. I did up date to a amd hd 7870 in 2012 and a ssd.
I think its to slow for todays games like PUBG. The best i'v done is 2nd place with 5 kills.

Case 1 x NZXT Source 210 Mid Tower Case - Red - Red
Processor 1 x Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor (6x 3.70GHz/12MB L3 Cache)
Processor Cooling 1 x DEEPCOOL Captain 120EX 120mm Liquid CPU Cooling System - Black
Memory 1 x 16 GB [8 GB X2] DDR4-3000 Memory Module - Certified Major Brand Gaming Memory
Video Card 1 x AMD Radeon RX 580 - 8GB - MSI GAMING X (VR-Ready) - Single Card
Motherboard 1 x GIGABYTE Z370XP SLI -- RGB Fusion, 3x PCIe x16, 1x USB 3.1 Gen2, 6x USB 3.1 Gen1 [Intel Optane Ready]
Power Supply 1 x 600 Watt - Standard 80 PLUS Bronze
Primary Hard Drive 1 x 500 GB WD Blue SSD -- Read: 545MB/s, Write: 525MB/s - Single Drive
Data Hard Drive 1 x 2 TB Hard Drive -- 64MB Cache, 7200RPM, 6.0Gb/s - Single Drive
Media Card Reader / Writer 1 x 12-In-1 Internal Media Card Reader/Writer - Black
Sound Card 1 x 3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard
Network Card 1 x Onboard LAN Network (Gb or 10/100)
Operating System 1 x Windows 10 Pro - (64-bit)
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Re: How this for my new PC?

Post by Biyobi » Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:01 pm

Looks good. My only issue is with the CPU cooler. You are getting a fantastically overclockable chip (most of the review places are reliably getting 5ghz out of it), but from what I’ve seen a 120mm cooler won’t cut it without the fan getting extremely loud. If you can swing it (and the case will take it) I’d get a 240mm setup. Other than that, have fun tearing through all your games. Better have a monitor worthy of it. :wink:

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Re: How this for my new PC?

Post by Cylus Maxii » Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:06 pm

Looks like a nice build. Here are a couple of questions:

Why Windows 10 Pro vs Home? (Do you need it for some reason?)
Have you considered getting a better power supply, maybe a quiet model that was silver or gold 80Plus?
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