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Comment reply on candy's Completed Build: 550$ budget BF4 Fragbox (Re-upload, now with better pics and setup update)

  • 55 months ago
  • 2 points

Really badly, actually. WASD key paint already wearing out. Do yourself a favor and go mechanical

Comment reply on posicat's Completed Build: Purr Ver 6.1

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

11 months later :)

Comment reply on skemble's Completed Build: The Photo Collider

  • 59 months ago
  • 1 point

I really want to like this build with the great pictures (and great builder), but I honestly feel as if a lot more could be done for the price. For example:

  • The Xeon e3-1231 v3 would have been perfect. I know you said you wanted to avoid Xeons for compatibility issues, but for a consumer marketed Xeon what kind of compatibility issues could you possibly run into? It's essentially a downclocked i7-4790 which supports ECC memory.
  • Why the z97 board with a locked processor? An H97 board would have fit specifications perfectly. I guess you could argue that it is more futureproof, being able to overclock, but then why the Lian Li case choice? Not many high-performance CPU coolers fit in that case.
  • Why a 430w semi-modular PSU for 70$? There are plenty of cheaper semi-modular PSUs, which have more wattage and are from larger manufacturers, such as Corsair or EVGA.

Sorry if this seems whiny or ignorant, just trying to provide some constructive criticism. Great looking build, I just feel like you didn't get the most for your money. +1

Comment reply on noxbird's Completed Build: Aquila

  • 60 months ago
  • 2 points

Nope, it will only fit in the front

Comment reply on Blog Post "Site Update"

  • 60 months ago
  • 3 points

Why do you say that? If anything, it's better

Comment reply on Blog Post "Site Update"

  • 60 months ago
  • -2 points

I think you are simply reluctant to change. Everything is the same about making parts lists asides from the conditions being on the left side and the multiple pages for components

Comment reply on Blog Post "Site Update"

  • 60 months ago
  • 2 points

I actually really like this change, thank you for adding it. It really helps with overall website speed

Comment reply on platinumpixels's Build Guide: Build Guide for Custom Mac Pro for Graphic Designer

  • 60 months ago
  • 1 point

DirectCU II is the marketing name of Asus's GPU coolers...

Comment reply on RonnicNave's Build Guide: Xbox One Thousand

  • 60 months ago
  • 1 point

30 FPS might be fine for some people, but lots of people would consider it "unplayable". The reason why I recommended 260x is that it is cheaper, and performs the same (if not better in some games).

Comment reply on candy's Build Guide: Intel/Nvidia "Bang for Buck" Build < $1100 i5/GTX 970/OS

  • 60 months ago
  • 1 point

No, I have not. The lists are very similar though...

Comment reply on Blog Post "Site Update"

  • 60 months ago
  • 6 points

Ditto. This is quite a sudden change

Comment reply on RonnicNave's Build Guide: Xbox One Thousand

  • 60 months ago
  • 1 point

Why the 750ti over the much cheaper 260x?

Comment reply on platinumpixels's Build Guide: Build Guide for Custom Mac Pro for Graphic Designer

  • 60 months ago
  • 6 points

The Mars 760 is a really bad choice to make, especially with Maxwell out by now

Comment reply on apfelsaft862's Completed Build: The Sort-Of Cube

  • 61 months ago
  • 3 points

You're looking at the OS, not the case

Comment reply on pchelpandcare's Completed Build: Honda Mugen PC

  • 61 months ago
  • 2 points

That's one good lookin Dell +1

Comment reply on topekapcservices's Completed Build: Great Starter PC

  • 61 months ago
  • 3 points

For 300$ lots could have been done better

Comment reply on Steven1234's Completed Build: The second pc

  • 61 months ago
  • 2 points

Putting the rad at the bottom is a bad idea as it stresses the pump. There's a reason why people always put the rads in the back or front. The general rule of thumb is to keep the rad above the water block/pump

Comment reply on giuliano108's Completed Build: shoebox

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

That 970 looks amazing in the Ft03-mini

+1

Comment reply on jonbourg's Completed Build: Boys Puter - AMD A10-6800K Gaming Build

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

If you have no interest in overclocking, why the water cooler and expensive motherboard? Also the reason why a "horrible PSU" is "horrible" is because that it will unexpectedly fail and take your components with it.

Comment reply on jonbourg's Completed Build: Boys Puter - AMD A10-6800K Gaming Build

  • 61 months ago
  • 2 points

Wrong motherboard, wrong cooler, wrong RAM. (In the parts list) Is there something I am missing here?

Comment reply on Jesus_Smith_Nandez's Completed Build: The Frankenputer

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

AMD actually does plan on releasing a refresh of the Kaveri linup for FM2+, so a small upgrade in clock speed and maybe some minor architectural differences.

Comment reply on Daisyahoy's Completed Build: PURPLE POWER!!

  • 61 months ago
  • -3 points

Looks awesome but that h50 water block ruins the aesthetic for me. Really clean and love the purple +1

Comment reply on joshskills712's Completed Build: Gaming Rig

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

I was under the impression that both cards were neck to neck at 1080p and anything above that the 280 would pull ahead slightly. I'm probably wrong about that though

Comment reply on joshskills712's Completed Build: Gaming Rig

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Thats what Craigslist is for

Comment reply on TheSpot's Completed Build: Cheap, Decent Gaming PC

  • 61 months ago
  • 3 points

An R9 270 is not "basically" an r9 280. The r9 280 is an incremental step above the R9 270/270x

Now, the 270/270x are re-releases of the 7870/7870ghz, and the R9 280 is a re-release of the Radeon 7950.

Comment reply on TheSpot's Completed Build: Cheap, Decent Gaming PC

  • 61 months ago
  • 3 points

Any FX series processor will not be compatible with the FM2+ socket

Comment reply on schachinger40's Completed Build: Sweet Lucille

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Even though you had that extra cash, was it really worth minor aesthetics over major performance? For 2,800 you could have gotten two 970s (Maybe even 980s) and an X99 platform rather than Z97. Either way, good looking build +1

Comment reply on noxbird's Completed Build: Aquila

  • 61 months ago
  • 2 points

A 240 will fit in the pandora

Comment reply on noHassleTheHoff's Completed Build: ESXi VM / Media Server

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

The onboard intel HD 4600 is better than a radeon HD 5450, why did you stick with the 5450?

Comment reply on HeyLookItsRed's Completed Build: Small Tf2 PC

  • 61 months ago
  • 2 points

That is dual xeon, judging by the two heatsinks in that first picture.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "HIS Radeon HD 7950"

  • 62 months ago
  • 2 points

HIS is fine, this is just an older card (R9 280 is a rebranding of this card) which maybe they had some extra stock of to sell. But yes, it is legit, and it would work completely fine. Part of the reason why the price is so low is probably due to the smaller manufacturer name and the ugly design, but it is one hell of a good deal.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Report 'out of stock' parts"

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

I think OP is referring to the delay that the PCPP pulling algorithm sometimes has when finding items that are out of stock at Newegg. It's a frequent issue with RAM and motherboards.

For example: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/msi-motherboard-z97g55sli

Is marking them out of stock a separate thing on the webpage than the "Out of Stock" shown? So if the retailer hasn't physically marked something as out of stock yet then PCPP still considers that item in stock despite the "Out of Stock" text?

Comment reply on alex94kumar's Completed Build: My first desktop build! It's so glorious

  • 62 months ago
  • 8 points

The last part there should be priceless....

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Workstation hardware...."

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

There was talk about it but I think the conclusion was that PCPP was going to stick to consumer-grade hardware for now. I just find the components and add them to a list all as custom parts if I need to make a server/workstation type list.

Comment reply on candy's Completed Build: 550$ budget BF4 Fragbox (Re-upload, now with better pics and setup update)

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

I personally, after using it for over a year, despise it. I was initially like you, completely stoked about using such a small form factor case, but there is literally no room to expand, cable management is a pain, and you wind up regretting ever going mini-ITX. I hate to burst your bubble, but going mATX is the way to go if you want compact, yet room to expand.

Comment reply on LaughingRoom's Completed Build: Mutant M-Atx Build

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

750w is more than overkill...

Comment reply on f00d4tehg0dz's Completed Build: Christmas Build 2015

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Depends where you live

Comment reply on f00d4tehg0dz's Completed Build: Christmas Build 2015

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

This is an ATX case

Comment reply on Eric132's Completed Build: FrostFireY

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

What's wrong with wondering why he didn't go with the newer version of something?

Edit: The R4 is a great case, don't get me wrong

Comment reply on Eric132's Completed Build: FrostFireY

  • 62 months ago
  • 0 points

The Fractal Design Define R5 is out, why did you choose the R4? Cheaper?

Comment reply on xenoNfluX's Completed Build: beastmachine

  • 62 months ago
  • 0 points

Most original joke 8/8

Comment reply on Mrcool33's Completed Build: X-300 Hydra

  • 62 months ago
  • 3 points

While commonly debated, I do have to agree with you in the sense that a 4th generation i3 will be better overall for gaming and rarely some multithreaded applications. The other advantage of going with an i3 over an FX series processor is that almost every motherboard you purchase supports up to an i7-4790k and depending on the chipset, a 5th generation i7 (which hasn't even been released). Another plus is newer technologies, lets face it, the 970 chipset is falling behind, and the motherboards are very lacking in newer software and features.

Comment reply on azianbubbletea's Completed Build: Mini ITX on a budget

  • 62 months ago
  • 0 points

For 720$ you could have done a lot better. An Athlon 860k and an R7 260X would've proved cheaper and have higher performance. I understand you were concerned about wattage here, but this would've been only a few more watts and more performance for cheaper.

Comment reply on jamesmason's Completed Build: Gespenst MkII-S (Xeon, ITX, Ubuntu Server)

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

More pics! It's great seeing server builds on PCPP

Comment reply on Peetypeet5000's Completed Build: Quiet But Swag

  • 63 months ago
  • 2 points

The TC14PE performs better than most high end CLC water coolers, so great choice there.

Comment reply on BigSally's Completed Build: Lydia

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Some good ol Gentle Typhoons would surpass a Noctua's performance IMO

Comment reply on AlbertusMaximus's Completed Build: Nova Argentum

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Even still, 170$ for keyboard, 170$ for motherboard? 116$ for 8gb of RAM? You have to admit some things here could be improved

Comment reply on Forum Topic "BOSS- GAMING PC- no money limit!!"

  • 63 months ago
  • 3 points

What need is there to overclock with 36 cores/72 threads and a terabyte of RAM?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "BOSS- GAMING PC- no money limit!!"

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Just because it isn't on PCPartpicker, doesn't mean it doesn't exist. You could use two Xeon E5-2699 V3's and a terabyte of RAM if you really wanted to put more power into it.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "BOSS- GAMING PC- no money limit!!"

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

That is nothing, two Xeon E5-2699 V3s and 1tb of RAM is more like it

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