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Comment reply on Forum Topic "Just Need $500 pc with Os"

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

I forgot those exist. Though I don't trust crypto currency anymore after that one became worth less than a hundredths of a penny.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Just Need $500 pc with Os"

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

Only fools would use them for Mining. They bog down too quick when the file gets to large. Make more using low end Nvidia in the long run.

But at the same time you can find some of the 4GB models like what this one uses in my neck of the woods. (We have a few smaller shops and little to no cryptominers.)

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Just Need $500 pc with Os"

  • 23 months ago
  • 0 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 1400 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $157.49 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard MSI - B350M BAZOOKA Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $88.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Patriot - Viper 4 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $54.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $48.44 @ OutletPC
Video Card Asus - Radeon RX 580 4GB Dual Video Card $209.98 @ Directron
Case Phanteks - ECLIPSE P400 TEMPERED GLASS ATX Mid Tower Case $69.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA - SuperNOVA NEX 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $59.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $689.87
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-29 10:08 EDT-0400

This is the equivalent of that one, though with a better PSU, the thing to watch for is that the Best Buy one is on sale. IIRC the sale ends at End of Day Saturday.

Also it uses an older Cooler Master heatsink.

Comment reply on maxou200's Completed Build: Update: Glass on Glass

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

You still want anti-corrosion and anti-growth additives. As spores can be inside the tubing and other components. And silver will still corrode with water and heat. Especially if it is Silver Alloys which given pricing that most likely is.

Comment reply on maxou200's Completed Build: Update: Glass on Glass

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Just some anti-growth and corrosion agent in Distilled water?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "My Next AMD LAN Build | Closed Loop | RX 480. Under £550"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

That and unless he is moving an older HDD into this thing there will not be very many games stored on it.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "My Next AMD LAN Build | Closed Loop | RX 480. Under £550"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Might be better off spending the extra money for the 8350 or 8370*. You can get the one without the Wraith cooler if you wanna stick with Liquid Cooling.

*Is my personal suggestion.

Comment reply on Blog Post "Fractal Design Gaming PC Giveaway"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

prays to fate oh how I would love even half the parts in one of these systems. Maybe then I could actually play and record newer games.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "[USA-NC] Selling: 1TB Seagate HDD, Wireless Internet Adaptor, 6GB DDR3 Ram, other older hardware"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Might have more luck putting it all together and asking for a single amount to of dosh.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Deal of a lifetime...."

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Sadly most I have tried after buying second handed actually enforce this clause some don't have it but might be best to double check: "This Warranty is non-transferable, and only covers the original purchase."

I know some retailers have secondary warranties but from what I see they still only apply to the original purchaser only in most cases.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Soon to buy Gaming/Rendering Rig"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

I wouldn't thinkput faith in SLI or Crossfire. That said given that a 980 could run a game like Killing Floor 2 at 4K High and have the gore physics active... Well. I can only imagine how powerful a 1070 could be. Heck a single 480 might could handle 4K on high in most games.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Local AMD Build Competition Entry"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

It has to be AMD. Apparently it has to do with the launch of the AMD GPUs alongside them partnering with a AMD focused store for this competition.

That said would be interested in an Intel build that can match the multiple core performance of this thing toe for toe and not cost more. If you look around you might see that I got a parts list for a 500$ i5 but I find the i5 to actually lose out the the AMD 8-core with some of the higher quality open source video editing and rendering software.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Soon to buy Gaming/Rendering Rig"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

True though you also have to worry about Crossfire support. Heck would you even need that horse power?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Soon to buy Gaming/Rendering Rig"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

I would consider swapping some of the parts out and maybe squeezing in a 1070. Though that might be a big feature in a few of the games I regularly play require Nvidia GPUs...

Comment reply on Forum Topic "What is My Build Worth ?"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah every Asrock Extreme Board Ijhaveused worked wonderfully. Well save the one that for some reason was picky with the RAM that would work.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "What is My Build Worth ?"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Wait... they make a Z170 version of the Extreme 6? How is it?

Curse going with a mATX!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "What is My Build Worth ?"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

I had one that wouldn't even do stock without issues. Thankfully that one got me a free upgrade from the store I bought it from. Seems when they installed it for me they bent a pin and that kept it from working properly.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "What is My Build Worth ?"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

I have tried an MSI, 3 Asus, and I believe a couple of Gigabyte. Hit 4.5 but anything more than 4.2 would crash the moment it entered into a full load.

Might have been the silicon of my chip.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "What is My Build Worth ?"

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

Seriously? Last time I tried that it was less stable than a 2 legged table.

edit: what is with the accidental puns and rhyming with me lately. This site must be a bad influence on me.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need $30 PayPal somehow. I have basic stuff like fans, cable extensions, and a Razer Nabu X"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

If it ain't it is fine. Was simply hoping for the feature to not get deafened.

It will be going in my friend's Blood Stained Snow build that I am holding onto for her and well all 7 fans just seized in it...

That is name your price and the model and I most likely will be taking it off your hands. It and possibly the red and black extensions. They a 6+6 Kit?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need $30 PayPal somehow. I have basic stuff like fans, cable extensions, and a Razer Nabu X"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

the 200mm a PWM? If so I could take it off ya.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Alienware M17 Laptop"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

I know right thankfully one of them was nothing but all 7 fans quit in it.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Alienware M17 Laptop"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh I figured the OS thing I was simply saying in general that seems to be what they are.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need $30 PayPal somehow. I have basic stuff like fans, cable extensions, and a Razer Nabu X"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Got a matching set of 200mm and 140mm ready to ship? I can have 25$ by the 23rd if paypal makes it available on time.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Alienware M17 Laptop"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Meh Alienware is just another dell just with gaming oriented focus on the parts. And strangely more bloat ware.

Also anything less that 1600x900 gives me a headache.

I would offer on it myself but I'm looking for a desktop not a laptop. What are the odds of 3 PCs all going kaput in a single day.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Alienware M17 Laptop"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Too low? Sorry laptops aren't my strong suit...

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Alienware M17 Laptop"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Really? I have a dell from 2011 that can do 1600x900...

Or was that sarcasm?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "What is My Build Worth ?"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

I would say try 1100$ and then decrease it every so often based on interest.

And what settings did you use for that OC... Sheesh.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Deal of a lifetime...."

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Then something has changed. Last I knew the warranties are only to the original purchaser from the place of retail. That and Microcenter requires the original receipt or can look up the sale and only at the store bought from.

This actually would be valuable info.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Deal of a lifetime...."

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

That only applies to the purchaser.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "No time to complete (For Sale)"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

You are right it is a sweet price. Even without a warranty, RMA ability, or such.

Too bad I can't trade this 970 to cover most of the cost.

Or this dang Ibuypower I got.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "No time to complete (For Sale)"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

I might can do 350 for the MoBo, Ram, and SSD shipped. Unfortunately the Case and such are a little too much for this couple.

Scratch that. They only have a little over 250$ left for this project. Looks like I'm going back to the doodle board.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "How much for my case"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Crap that would throw it over my price bracket for this project. Sorry. That 40$ shipping is a killer.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "No time to complete (For Sale)"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

I got someone interested in the MoBo, Ram, and SSD. Just need a quote.

Also how much the Case, PSU, Disc Reader, the 2 140s and a single 120.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "How much for my case"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I'm in Missouri. I might have someone interested in the case. Just depends on shipping costs.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Make it cheap"

  • 35 months ago
  • 2 points

I see. Well the AMD build is probably comparable to one I have if the benchmarks I have seen are any indications.

That said I would go for the Intel and a 480. The 480 should handle 1080p Ultra on most games. That with Linux will make a great cheaper gaming system. And heck if you don't need word processing or such just get SteamOS until you can afford a Windows Key.

While this is a bit more costly it would be a good living room or console replacement machine. Built in WiFi, the i3 is a pretty good gaming cpu for most of the older titles (PS2/early PS3 era) and can even be upgraded to a 6500 later on. You could even switch out the Ram to a single 8GB stick and put another in later.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Changes to the build guides index"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Guess I should have clarified that it should only be ones that get so many thumbs up that get put in the community build guides and then if it continues to get noticed it becomes something like a featured guide and added to the larger list.

Sort of like the community build guides are separate and more of just shared parts lists with expanded info unless they really get noticed. Like say someone figures out a good 500-600$ Gaming PC for beginners and budget builders and gets marked as helpful 1000 times. Maybe it gets added to a review list that gets reviewed every quarter and if it is liked and found to be high enough quality it gets added.

Honestly it might be way to difficult to do even as a semiautomatic system. After all I will admit my website fu is next to useless. Though I find sometimes a bad idea might have the seed of a good idea.

Mainly what I think a lot of people would like is basically two indexes. One for the community and another for staff and staff picks. If only to allow us easier time finding possible build guides. And maybe make it so that to post a guide you have to have a completed build or it has to be made from a completed build.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need $30 PayPal somehow. I have basic stuff like fans, cable extensions, and a Razer Nabu X"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

If it helps I am especially looking for lightly used MoBo, Processors, RAM, and Cases. Or failing the lightly used part, cheap.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need $30 PayPal somehow. I have basic stuff like fans, cable extensions, and a Razer Nabu X"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

You might be surprised right now. Shoot me a PM if you want.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need $30 PayPal somehow. I have basic stuff like fans, cable extensions, and a Razer Nabu X"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

If you have a higher end 120 fan I can probably get it from ya. Only the Blue/Black and Black/Red Cable Kits?

Too bad you ain't got mITX parts. I could really get ya some dosh for those right now.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need $30 PayPal somehow. I have basic stuff like fans, cable extensions, and a Razer Nabu X"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Any specific fans or just random ones left over from builds?

What are the Cable Mod cables? Just Extensions?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "AMD FX-8320E with Gigabyte Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 R5 ATX AM3+ Motherboard"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

If you are in the midwest so am I. In Missouri. Currently very interested. Willing to negotiate?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Make it cheap"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Athlon X4 880K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $79.99 @ NCIX US
Motherboard MSI A68HI AC Mini ITX FM2+ Motherboard $79.99 @ Amazon
Memory PNY Anarchy 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $23.98 @ Newegg
Storage Hitachi Travelstar 1TB 2.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $58.99 @ Amazon
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 960 4GB Superclocked Video Card $169.99 @ Amazon
Case Fractal Design Node 202 HTPC Case w/450W Power Supply $129.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $542.93
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-06-20 23:10 EDT-0400

Here is the AMD suggestion. The CPU is weaker in single thread intensive tasks. Though most games are switching to multi-threaded reliance on the CPU side and are being designed for consoles which means this CPU can handle them easily.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Make it cheap"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $110.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard ASRock H110M-ITX/ac Mini ITX LGA1151 Motherboard $67.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $27.98 @ Newegg
Storage Hitachi Travelstar 1TB 2.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $58.99 @ Amazon
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 4GB Video Card $188.99 @ Amazon
Case Fractal Design Node 202 HTPC Case w/450W Power Supply $129.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $584.93
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-06-20 23:02 EDT-0400

Though I would suggest removing the GPU and get a Radeon 480 4GB at 200$ when they get plentiful. Or if you can stretch it the 8GB which is estimated at 250$. That would give you better price to performance. Or at least switch to the EVGA card.

Build is a bit janky as the case is the size of most consoles but it does give pretty much what most consoles give. Though if you really need it cheaper there is another option. Assuming Price is of greater importance than performance.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need a gaming build for a 600-650$ range."

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Guessing it is too late to return the CPU?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Deal of a lifetime...."

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Willing to part out?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need $30 PayPal somehow. I have basic stuff like fans, cable extensions, and a Razer Nabu X"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

What parts are you willing to part with?

EDIT: Oh god the accidental pun...

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Custom PC (Selling)"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

What is the lowest you would possibly go?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "How much for my case"

  • 35 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh how I would love to get this case. Sadly my highest offer probably would get shot down immediately... Any other parts you are looking to sell or bundle with it? What is your lowest price?

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