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In Topic: Buying/Building a PC? Check here First! (The Suggested builds thread)

Today, 03:28 AM

View Postnamasher, on 22 September 2014 - 01:24 AM, said:

Once again thanks guys for helping me, i think u gonna recommend me getting another PSU but its always better to be sure :P in that case im gonna leave the cooler system upgrade(case or hyper) for later

I would indeed recommend a better power supply than 475 W. The R9 280X will eat up about 250 watts on its own, and you're likely going to end up running it at its full capacity. Additionally, most R9 280X's will likely require at least one 6-pin and one 8-pin PCIe power connector, if not two 8-pins. Some lower-end PSUs may not have those available, as they aren't intended to be used with higher-end video cards.

There's a lot of options, but I think you'd be in good shape with this.

As for the 280X's length, that depends on the specific product you get. An R9 280X from Asus/MSI/Sapphire etc. all may be different sizes. I'd recommend checking the manufacturer specifications for your case, as most list a maximum supported video card length. Newegg usually lists the length of each card.

In Topic: Buying/Building a PC? Check here First! (The Suggested builds thread)

Yesterday, 03:42 PM

View Postnamasher, on 21 September 2014 - 04:30 AM, said:

oh nice im thinking in getting the GPU close to the black friday so im gonna keep tracking that series of GPU for a release in my price range, BTW i got at the store with the same price an i5 4570 3.2GHz which i thought was a bit better than the 4430 and took it :D but i need ur advice again, they told me i need a cooler master vortex plus u think its necessary? they said the GPU would raise the overall temp of everything so i needed one and maybe some fans D: and idk nothing about PSU for GPUs of that range which one should i get that works with my mobo/CPU and with the GPU together? and one last thing i need a cheap gaming case because they told me a 1200W PSU wouldnt fit in mine so how i know when i buy one if its gonna work for me? the dimensions or idk. Sorry for so much questions its just that this is my first gaming rig so im learning the stuff :P thank you again

Sounds like someone was trying to sell you something you didn't need. :P

Even if you bought a high-end video card, like a GTX 780 Ti, or a GTX 980, your system would probably draw less than you'd get from a quality 650 W unit. In your case, going with a mid-range video card, you're going to do fine with a 500-550 W unit. The dimensions aren't [usually] an issue, as power supplies generally conform to the ATX standard dimensions to fit inside ATX cases.

You shouldn't "need" an aftermarket cooler; Intel wouldn't bundle their stock one with their processors if they thought it was going to result in tons of warranty claims. That said, I'm an advocate of getting at least a cheap aftermarket air cooler even if you aren't going to overclock, even if just to reduce noise. I second the Coolermaster Hyper TX3 that Quaker suggested. Its usually under $20, and its an improvement over the barebones stock cooler.

The i5-4570 is fine. Any of the Core i5-4xxx processors are basically the same product, only varying slightly in their clock speeds. The -4570 is 200 MHz faster than the -4430. Couldn't hurt, especially since you can't overclock either.

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20 September 2014 - 05:46 PM

View PostMuch Charr, on 20 September 2014 - 05:40 PM, said:

Y but i've red that the first ban is 72 hours,should have been expired but...i have no clue what's going on.....

That probably depends on the nature of the offense. If Anet is certain someone has stolen access to the account, they may just ban it until they can verify who the rightful owner is.

In Topic: Buying/Building a PC? Check here First! (The Suggested builds thread)

20 September 2014 - 05:27 PM

View Postnamasher, on 20 September 2014 - 04:05 AM, said:

great advice in that GPU im gonna look some benchmarks and reviews, thank god i didnt bought it without checking that one :P

Here's a couple of good reviews from the recent R9 285 launch:

The other option is the likely-incoming GTX 960. Nvidia just released the $500 GTX 980 and $330 GTX 970 a day or two ago, so chances are we're in for a $200-ish version as well. That could be weeks or months out, but its something to be aware of.

In Topic: Buying/Building a PC? Check here First! (The Suggested builds thread)

20 September 2014 - 02:51 AM

View Postnamasher, on 19 September 2014 - 05:16 PM, said:

thank you for ur reply typographie i feel more safe now with that CPU :) and ok no liquid cooling then :P maybe later im gonna grab a better display to take more advantage of the GPU

I don't think the GTX 760 is a bad idea even if it currently a bit overkill, as it will make a monitor upgrade a lot easier. And the $180-250 bracket is kind of a sweet spot, cheaper cards often sacrifice too much for the money they save you.

If you have the option and haven't purchased yet, I'd actually recommend going with a Radeon R9 280 or 285 unless you're really married to PhysX or something. Performance is consistently better for around the same price, sometimes cheaper.