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buiding a gaming desktop.

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#1 7yhnnn


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Posted 25 June 2016 - 12:03 PM

Im planning on buiding a gaming computer. this is what i have so far.




My budget is around $900 canadian. I would appreciate any advices or recommendation.  


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Posted 25 June 2016 - 12:54 PM

CPU: If talking about quad cores, OK. Alternative i5-6600K if you want to overclock
Cooler: You cannot overclock CPU so forget watercoolers
Motherboard: As you cannot overclock CPU, take something cheaper, with B150 chipset for example. That is OK if overclocking
Memory: OK
SSD: TLC technology, take MLC instead http://pcpartpicker.com/product/KzyxFT/crucial-internal-hard-drive-ct250mx200ssd1
Video card: Radeon R9 380 4GB is much better than GTX 960 but AMD announces new RX series next week that are much better than R9 380 4 GB. So wait for next week.
Case: OK
PSU: Take something better like http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/product/fZyFf7/seasonic-power-supply-s12ii520bronze or http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/product/N6X2FT

Edited by Drillingmachine, 25 June 2016 - 12:54 PM.

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