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Re: new pc

Posted: 10 Aug 2017, 07:07
by Hitoshura
can your PSU even handle the 1080, ZIM

Re: new pc

Posted: 11 Aug 2017, 09:30
by Abzu
Uncorrect.

Re: new pc

Posted: 11 Aug 2017, 12:32
by zim
Hitoshura wrote:can your PSU even handle the 1080, ZIM


actually I have a computer from my office right now (which could possibly end up as mine)
GIGABYTE GA-AX370-GAMING 5 mobo
amd ryzen 7 1700 8 core 3ghz
16gb of ddr4
and the 1080

it's using a mechanical hd right now which sucks but i just ordered another samsung evo :idea:

Re: new pc

Posted: 11 Oct 2017, 01:49
by iamgoat
That's cool. I'm also looking into a gaming pc or laptop. I work on my iMac and want to just keep it for audio work. I just haven't been into PC setups at all for years so no idea what's good.

Re: new pc

Posted: 11 Oct 2017, 02:18
by zim
i usually find a few builds around my price range here https://pcpartpicker.com/ and use it as a template

Re: new pc

Posted: 11 Oct 2017, 02:20
by iamgoat
Thanks. A fellating lover o mine builds pc's. Has done so for my gf, her last two. Super solid. I'll check with him some time.

Re: new pc

Posted: 12 Oct 2017, 04:42
by Hitoshura
PCPP is the site i recommend to everyone, it's by far the most useful thing out there for toying with builds

if you're looking for a dedicated gaming machine that doesn't need to do other high end stuff, you'll want to look at an intel i5 for your CPU and the nvidia 10x series for a good GPU. you can build something very good that will future proof you for a few years with a reasonable budget on those two

be aware though, if you're like me and averse to the most recent versions of windows, you're now restricted on what kind of CPU you can use. the short version is, intel and AMD's newest stuff (kaby lake & ryzen, respectively) can only be used with windows 10. if you prefer to stick with 7, the newest compatible CPU from intel is the skylake series