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Building A new system (parts configuration)


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direcode

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I am planning to build a new system and planning to buy following parts , I would appreciate suggestions


Here is the Build Link

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/J4zF

Thanks

Edited by direcode, 12 March 2013 - 12:42 AM.

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Hi.

Just a little more information please.

What will be the main purpose for the computer?
Do you have any parts you want to use from the old one, like, HDD, Optical drive, keyboard, mouse,?
What monitor will you be using? Brand/model please.
What is your budget?
In which country will you be purchasing your parts? If in the US? please give your ZIP code.
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I am in 55404 US

yes i will use my del 21 inch monitor, Mostly will use for graphic / web designing

I have fx 540b but I want to keep it intact so mostly buying all parts

budget is $900 to $1000 may ne $1100 if i push it little more

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Hello direcode

While iammykyl is offline here is an alternative list of parts for you to look over http://pcpartpicker.com/p/JffY

Your list of parts has the making of a good build but the video card selected was poor and to get the quality you require would put you well over budget with an Intel based build and that is why I have gone the 8 core AMD route.

To get you under your budget you could swap the video card on the list that I provided to http://us.ncix.com/p...GA&promoid=1168
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Thanks, how good amd is with 3d graphics, I also do hi res 3d work and rendering, some times multipass rendering

thanks again
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Thanks for the build link Phillpower2, good one to keep in mind.

Thanks, how good amd is with 3d graphics, I also do hi res 3d work and rendering, some times multipass rendering


With 3D. Modelling/graphics most software only use one Core, so the faster the better, but rendering uses all cores available, so multi tasking is better.

What is the software you will be using?
Is it possible for you to get to this store without having to take camping gear with you?
> http://www.microcent...1155_Processor#
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I use 3d MAX, Maya and zbrush
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You are most welcome iammykyl :thumbsup:

I was being mindful of the budget BTW and would have liked to include the faster 8 core AMD CPU http://www.amazon.co.../?tag=pcpapi-20
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If budget is not the issue which processor will be good for 2d/3d graphics and games? i7 3770k or 8 core AMD CPU

Thanks
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The Intel. You can Google for comparisons and will find the mostly i7 3770K comes out top every time. Were it does fall down is the integrated graphics.
> http://cpuboss.com/cpus/Intel-Core-i7-3770K-vs-AMD-FX-8350-Black-Edition

the scratch disk in the latest release.Maya and zbrush use a scratch disk and sure I read that can specify the path to the scratch disk in the latest release.You did not say if you can get to a Micro Store.

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Yes I can get i7 3770k for $229 from micro center which is in my city
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Gday direcode.
A build for you to consider.



> http://pcpartpicker.com/p/JJKM
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Ok I have taken your advice about the motherboard and bought these parts, I'll go and pick it up tomorrow , will put pic of every step here, I didn't go with windows 8 as most of the people say it is more for touch screen displays.


http://pcpartpicker.com/p/JYnv


Looking forward to build this with you guys

Cheers!

Edited by direcode, 15 March 2013 - 08:20 PM.

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I do not wish to be a spoiler nor dictate what you should buy, this is my advice but the final choice if of course yours. Please do not rush into your purchasing.
Your parts will work together and we will of course assist you in any way we can.


Info, Where a boxed retail CPU, from both Intel and AMD, with a heat-sink/cooler, they come with a warranty, If you install an after-market cooler, you will void the warranty. The stock cooler is more than capable of keeping the CPU within it's thermal footprint so, I always suyggest using the stock cooler first and if it does not perform to your satisfaction, then fit a different one.


Your selected PSU is of an old design, has a poor reputation amongst users, Pro Review, > http://www.hardocp.com/article/2008/11/12/ocz_700w_modxstream_pro_power_supply/9#.UUP9xxdRYeA
These two are a better choice.. > http://www.newegg.co...341-018:$$$$$$$

HDD. Using one HDD for everything is not best practice, if the drive fails or gets corrupted, you probable loose all your Data. If you partition the drive, it will bottleneck your system as OS will try to read/write to both, one will have to wait until the other has finished. Having 2 HDDs is better, The Boot drive with OS and applications, the second with Docs, Project source files, finished projects, and part of the disk for Scratch.

GPU. I think you would be disappointed with the performance both in graphic/Web design and gaming. Don't be fooled because the card is one of the latest releases,
"Finally, GTX 650 which is a rebadged GT 640 with GDDR5 memory and improved clocks would hit the market shelves at a price range of $189-$199. Featuring the same Gk107 core with 384 cores though faster clocks beyond 1GHz and a 5GHz clock 1GB memory would help it place a position over the GTX 550Ti.Performance of the GTX 650 can be seen here while GTX 660Ti’s full set of benchmarks can be seen here"
Sourse > http://wccftech.com/...pecs-confirmed/<br style="font-family: inherit; font-style: inherit; margin: 0px; outline: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">

> http://www.anandtech...50-ti-review/17

I would do more research before buying a GPU, Consider building your rig, get to know it for a month, then buy the video card, you may well have a little more cash to upgrade to at least a 480, 570, 660 ti, 670.







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Thank you for your input. I really appreciate it

I will use stock heat sink

How about this PSU http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817153157 it is available in local store

I already have 1 tb hdd I will buy another 1 tb instead of 2tb or I can partition my drive

I guess I will wait to buy GPU. or buy this is it is any good http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814130839

Thank you

Edited by direcode, 16 March 2013 - 08:53 AM.

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