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I build this pc for a friend of mine, it's only going to be used for gaming and web browsing. Everything works nice, but the GPU was a ***** to put in. I don't know what want throught my head when I choosed this case :P. Also there is no usable cable manegement space in the back of this case. With taxes and shipping from newegg.ca it was 790$. Oh and also, I've put an extra fan I had left from an other build in the front of the case, so the airflow should be alright.

AMD FX-6300 - A nice cpu for the price. And for gaming it's gonna be perfect. Also we seem to have been lucky with cpu lottery cause it really doesn't heat up under prime95 even with stock cooler

Biostar TA970 atx am3+ - Since he's not gonna overclock I taught this was gonna be alright. The uefi is user friendly but pretty ugly compared to my asus m5 a97 r2.0

Team Xtreem Dark Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 - Was the cheapest ram at 8GB, it run to spec.

Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM - Sadly we didn't have the budget for an SSD for this build, but this HDD is gonna be alright for the moment and maybe one day we will uprade it to an SSD

Asus Radeon R9 280 3GB DirectCU II - Yeah, the best part of the build, this massive gpu will run pretty any games at 1080p at high settings. But putting it into the case was nightmare. Because there was not enough space to put it into the mobo while in the case, I had to put the gpu on the mobo and attach the 6+2 power BEFORE PUTTING THE MOBO IN THE CASE. It was quite an acrobatic thing to do.

Antec VSK-4000 ATX Mid Tower - It was so cheap I coudn't resist the temptation... I should have :/

EVGA 500W ATX12V / EPS12V - Really a nice PSU for the price. Apart from beeing non-modular it's a nice PSU

Samsung SH-224DB/RSBS DVD/CD Writer - Not much to say other than it works

Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) - I hope windows 10 is gonna be a free update

Other than the cable manegement and the GPU thing everything went well. The performance of the pc seem to be up to what he wanted and all that for a killer price here in Canada!

Comments

  • 62 months ago
  • 5 points

I would recommend that you get an aftermarket CPU Cooler. The stock AMD one is loud as hell.

Source: My build

  • 62 months ago
  • 2 points

Love your source _^

  • 62 months ago
  • 2 points

Sorry, not on my other account haha.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

I've used stock cooling with a 8320, extremely quiet, my Cooler Master Hyper TX3 was loud though

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Well I thought about it but like I said before, I was on a strict budget and it didn't make the cut. Also, I was surprise that it wasn't as loud as I thought it would be.

  • 62 months ago
  • 2 points

This'll certainly keep him entertained. Nice work, great part choices (Spare the motherboard, which I wholeheartedly agree with what you stated about said part).

  • 62 months ago
  • 2 points

Great build. Considering what kind of case you had to work with, the cable managment is not bad at all. My previou case was the first Antec 900 and cable management was a pain in that case. No holes in the motherboard tray to run cables behind.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Cables look like they were a pain, but nicely done. +1

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Well good cable management after all, i've seen worse.

And very balanced build for the money. GOod work :) +1

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Since you didn't like the case, which case do you wish you would've gotten?

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Well, at that price it's pretty much always gonna be that cheap. So, I guess I would say to pay a little more for like a cooler master or nzxt entry level case...

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  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

How? Pirated copy? That's a no no here.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Shared, I am a human being and I can share what ever i'd like. You shouldn't be so close minded and enslaved to capital. Sharing is legal, and that's just what it is. Sharing.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Microsoft would disagree. Sorry. You want to share, use Linux.

  • 62 months ago
  • 0 points

Don't copy that USB Drive!

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  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes they would. Using pirated software is frowned upon in this community. I think I have even seen this sites moderators in the psat post comments about displaying pirated software in builds.