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Comment reply on Forum Topic "Most memorable moments in PCPP?"

  • 1 hour ago
  • 1 point

I found a couple of pictures of it on his twitter. Pretty easy to find since he had the same name for PCPP.

https://twitter.com/jipster69

It was the equivalent to a riced car. Very nice to look at but it had no go lol. I'll never understand why he insisted on using that damn CPU.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Most memorable moments in PCPP?"

  • 2 hours ago
  • 1 point

Yeah he was pissed for some reason.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$1000 Dollar Budget Pc Build"

  • 4 hours ago
  • 1 point

XFX definitely not known for budget parts. They use Seasonic as their OEM for PSU's. Outside of the 5700 XT cards they have some decent GPU models. They are plenty reputable, hell I would say they are closest thing to Evga equivalent for AMD cards customer service wise. And quality as always depends on the exact model. Also the 5700 XT out performs the the 2060S.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Dream Case"

  • 6 hours ago
  • 1 point

Those cases are 17 years old. They are almost of the legal age to join the military.You ain't gonna be buying one new and I wish you luck finding one used since those are not popular cases what so ever. All I can see is that it takes a ATX board and PSU and all of the stuff listed on Newegg. No idea on the cooler clearance, GPU length, etc and you are very unlikely to find it online so the first step for determining compatible is to get the case. Hell I'm not even sure if the front panel headers such as the power button will work with a modern board.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$1000 Dollar Budget Pc Build"

  • 1 day ago
  • 2 points

Your friend advice is quite dated about parts. Sounds like they haven't kept up at all after they built their PC.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Most memorable moments in PCPP?"

  • 1 day ago
  • 2 points

No it was eurobeat!

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Can you paint the O11 Dynamic!?"

  • 2 days ago
  • 1 point

Your asking the wrong person about how to do a good job lol.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Monitor for an nvidia geforce 750ti"

  • 2 days ago
  • 1 point

https://pcpartpicker.com/product/Fz4NnQ/lenovo-l24q-238-2560x1440-60hz-monitor-65d2gcc3us

This is 1440P which would give room to grow but gaming performance wise the 750 Ti is going to be woefully inadequate at 1440P so you won't be running games at 1440P but that is all the more reason to look forward to a new GPU.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Best performing CPU Air Cooler regardless of noise?"

  • 2 days ago
  • 2 points

The best on the market is the Thermalright Le Grand Macho which even beats the D15. Or a OG Scythe Fuma if you can find one used somewhere.

But for under $50 that would go to the Mugen 5.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Upgrade or New i5/amd"

  • 2 days ago
  • 2 points

Don't reuse that PSU. Its bad. It is group regulated which makes it unsuitable for modern builds, its lacks safety protections, and overall is very low end.

What case do you have?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Can you paint the O11 Dynamic!?"

  • 2 days ago
  • 1 point

Yes. You can paint whatever case you want.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Most memorable moments in PCPP?"

  • 2 days ago
  • 5 points

Vembutech or whatever his name was. He gave near robotic like replies. I always wodnered if it was a person or someone testing out AI.

Whatever his name was that made a thread in OT that pissed people off. Can't remember his name but I would know it if I saw it.

The awful build guides. I do not miss that. They used to be public and anyone could make them. It was a total **** show. People posted on their asking for help not knowing about the forums and as you can imagine they didn't get much due to posting in the wrong place. Tons of awful builds. People posted their personal builds there and would be triggered if you criticized for being poor since rightfully assumed it was a build guide.

Jipster before he got the ban hammer.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "celebrate"

  • 2 days ago
  • 3 points

Wack a champagne bottle over it like you do a ship.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "What kind of CPU should I get?"

  • 4 days ago
  • 2 points

A FX 9590 is the best CPU but unless you have a high end board you will want a fire extinguisher handy, I'm not kidding either. It will straight up kill lesser VRM's and cause spontaneous combustion. And even then it will likely match a ~$60 1200 at the very best and likely worse. That isn't account for ~$50 on a cooler either.

AM3+ really has no viable upgrades path and its not worth investing money into 8 year old tech. You won't get the performance you want, going to be heavily lacking in features, and after you get a low end FX 9590 you have literally no where else to go since depsite its poor performance it is the best CPU for the socket.

The logical solution is to sell your CPU/board/RAM and get a new CPU/board/RAM.

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
Motherboard Gigabyte B450M DS3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $67.98 @ Amazon
Memory OLOy 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $51.99 @ Newegg
Custom 1600 AF $85.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $204.97
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-01-23 22:59 EST-0500

A six core 1600 AF which is basically a 2600 and 16GB of RAM all for ~$200.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "More Than One Fan"

  • 4 days ago
  • 1 point

Will it work? Yes. Ideal? Nope. You can pick up a 120mm fan for ~$5.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "I am advancing in my vehicular skill"

  • 4 days ago
  • 1 point

I got my FRS a few weeks ago. It was my first time driving properly stick. I knew how to drive as in how to work the clutch, etc but knowing how and doing it are two totally different things. Driving it home was quite interesting. I stalled like 10 tens if I stopped on a hill on the way home and my solution was to eventually just dump the clutch lol. Plus my phone died so I got lost going home, it was a fun night. As of now I now I would say I have the hang of it, all I need to do is practice being smoother and figure out a way to heel toe with my giant *** feet. All it really comes down to is practice.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need helps with parts"

  • 4 days ago
  • 2 points

There is no need to. The board supports 3rd gen Ryzen CPU's as is. There is no need to update the BIOS to do use a 3600. This is actually the difference between the non max MSI boards and the MAX MSI boards, native 3rd gen support.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need helps with parts"

  • 4 days ago
  • 2 points

Some AMD B450 chipset motherboards may need a BIOS update prior to using Matisse CPUs. Upgrading the BIOS may require a different CPU that is supported by older BIOS revisions.

It doesn't apply since the board supports 3rd gen out of the box.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "$1300-$1500 1080p Gaming PC"

  • 5 days ago
  • 2 points

Do not cheap out on the PSU especially at this budget.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Photo & Video Editing 4K"

  • 5 days ago
  • 1 point

A single 8 pin EPS is good for 225W to 335W depending on what you look at online. If you need more than 225W for a Ryzen CPU you are doing some extreme overclocking and the life span of the CPU is going to be measured in days or weeks not years since you will be well north of 1.4V-1.45V. Even a 3950X tops out at ~150W. And if you are doing some extreme overclocking you are very likely to have a massive high end PSU with more than one EPS connector on it. Your average person will never ever need the extra 4 pin. Hell I would worry about the VRM some of the boards with extra 4 pin if you are pushing over 225W through it.

Why is it there on non flagship boards? I suspect becasue it is very cheap to implement, as far as I know all you really need for it just a piece of plastic plus extra traces on the PCB, and marketing purpose so they can say the board is for extreme overclocking or something similar. What a extra 4pin or 8pin is useful for is either extreme overclocking as mentioned above or HEDT platforms such as Threadripper or Skylake-X/CascadeLake-X.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Photo & Video Editing 4K"

  • 6 days ago
  • 1 point

The G1+ while not bad by any means isn't quite on the same level as stuff it is competing against. If you can get it for $80 or below it would be a good choice but as is there really isn't any reason to touch it. The G5 is the same case, it manages to be worse than the G3 it replaces. The GD has no reviews out for it so I can't say much really but given that we know the more expensive GQ is worse than the CX the cheaper GD most certainly isn't the new budget king. No reviews out for the GA and I have aboustely zero guesses as to how good or bad it is since it is priced similarly to the G5 and G1+. Evga has too many damn PSU's lol.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Photo & Video Editing 4K"

  • 6 days ago
  • 1 point

Just A FYI the GQ isn't a particularly good PSU. The Corsair CX is $10 and even better than it.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Best part upgrade"

  • 6 days ago
  • 2 points

https://gpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Nvidia-GTX-750-vs-AMD-RX-Vega-11-Ryzen-iGPU/3162vsm401440

Userbenchmark says yes but keep in mind that is a synthetic benchmark which while often close to real world results its not 100% accurate and it can be off.

https://gpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Nvidia-GTX-750-Ti-vs-Nvidia-GTX-750/2187vs3162

This could be used to compare since there GTX is a incredibly unpopular CPU, it was out shined by the 750 Ti. You will have a lot more luck finding a benchmark with a 750 Ti vs. a 750.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJZgXuMvGsE

It looks like the 750 and vega would be matched pretty good.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Corsair AX1600i 1600W or Super Flower LEADEX Titanium 1600W Power Supply"

  • 7 days ago
  • 1 point

Zero idea since it is not better. I'm assuming that this is why you are repeating asking this question and you can't explain the logic of a fanboy or someone who knows nothing about PSU's since what they said wasn't based on logic and isn't true in the first place. The AXi is the all around better PSU. I could say that the green is purple, it doesn't mean it is true and I can't explain why it is purple since it isn't true in the first place.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Hopefully near-ish $500 USD Gaming/ (Hopefully streaming) desktop P.C."

  • 7 days ago
  • 2 points

i insist with 1x16 GB RAM,because if he ever needs more RAM,it will be easier for him to make it 32GB,or a possible 64 GB in the future in all RAM slots

I didn't catch that. That is a very very very bad idea. 1X16GB will absolutely cripple that build. Dual channel is important for Ryzen and very important for APU's who use the system memory for the integrated graphics. Single channel RAM with a APU will probably be worse than running 2133Mhz dual channel RAM. There is zero need to upgrade to 32GB of RAM for a gaming build. 64GB is the same case as 32GB of RAM, just worse.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Best part upgrade"

  • 7 days ago
  • 2 points

$70 for a 8350 is highway robbery. A brand new 1600AF which absolutely blows it away is only $15 more. It is a ~$30-$35 CPU at best anymore. Don't pay anymore than that for it. Also keep in mind a low end board isn't ideal for a 8350 due to the weak VRM.

$90 isn't bad for a 1060 but it is awful for a 1050 Ti.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "How important is brand matching?"

  • 8 days ago
  • 2 points

RGB is literally useless on a mouse since your hand covers it up when it is in use. Outside of taking fancy pictures to show off your build RGB syncing really won't matter. Having one piece of software to use for key binding is a nice to have but its not a must.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Best part upgrade"

  • 8 days ago
  • 1 point

$38 is the starting bid.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Best part upgrade"

  • 8 days ago
  • 2 points

I'm sorry to say this but you need basically a whole new build if you want to fix this problem. The CPU and GPU are vastly under powered. Both need to go which means new CPU, RAM, board, and GPU.

RAM amount isn't the issue, 8GB isn't a lot by today standards but its just enough to get by. A FX 8xxx CPU is still very weak if you pay anymore than ~$30 for one you are getting ripped off, the FX series have aged extremely bad. That leaves the GPU on the table. Yes a better GPU will make your game look better but the stutter is likely a combination of the CPU and GPU and it may not even necessarily increase your FPS due to the CPU.

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
Motherboard Gigabyte B450M DS3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $71.98 @ Amazon
Memory OLOy 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $51.99 @ Newegg
Video Card XFX Radeon RX 570 4 GB RS XXX Video Card $119.99 @ Amazon
Custom AMD CPU RYZEN 5 1600 AM4 $85.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $328.96
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-01-19 22:04 EST-0500

Comment reply on Forum Topic "What is the best NVME PCIe based SSD for the he EVGA X299 Dark? Cost no factor."

  • 8 days ago
  • 2 points

If cost is truly no factor get a new CPU and board and go with a 3rd gen Ryzen/Threadripper for that PCI-E 4.0 and then a 4.0 NVME SSD.

Now if you don't want to replace the board and CPU the 970 Pro.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Corsair AX1600i 1600W or Super Flower LEADEX Titanium 1600W Power Supply"

  • 8 days ago
  • 1 point

The AXi as stated by jonnyguru himself, the man the myth the legend.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need Help with a $900 PC for my 1080p 240hz monitor"

  • 8 days ago
  • 1 point

Can't go any higher on the budget? 240FPS is quite a FPS goal and you will want all of the CPU power you can throw at it to help reach it.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need Help with a $900 PC for my 1080p 240hz monitor"

  • 8 days ago
  • 1 point

1+ for recommending a good CPU and GPU set up unlike the other builds.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Need Help with a $900 PC for my 1080p 240hz monitor"

  • 8 days ago
  • 1 point

That is not how it works. You should choose your CPU based on the FPS you want and the GPU based on the graphical performance you want. With a goal of 240FPS(or as high as possible) you are going to want the best CPU within reason you can get. Graphical settings are adjustable but there isn't much you can do to make up for CPU performance. At the end of the day the CPU will usually set the FPS limit.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Minecraft shaders"

  • 8 days ago
  • 1 point

It comes with a stock cooler and the money spent on a aftermarket cooler would be better served upgrading to a 1600AF.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Hopefully near-ish $500 USD Gaming/ (Hopefully streaming) desktop P.C."

  • 8 days ago
  • 3 points

Don't cheap out on the PSU. The sub 650W PSU's are based on a different platform and have no reviews out for them. Get a Corsir CX/CXM instead.

Windows isn't need.

A mouse and keyboard isn't needed.

A monitor isn't needed.

The case has some seriously questionable airflow.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "3500-4000$ gaming build"

  • 8 days ago
  • 3 points

I entered a much better+faster Gaming dedicated NVME SSD PCIE 4.0

Slower*. The 9900K out does the 3900X.

There is no such thing as a gaming SSD. PCI-E 4.0 SSD's are a massive waste of money for a gaming build. 3.0 NVME SSD's are overkill compared to SATA SSD's. This is overkill on top of overkill.

This Case has unlimited options in upgrades,it has perfect Airflow,that is why i entered 4 bitfenix powerful LED fans,it is LC Certified,you have to see it in photos,go to Thermaltake if you do not believe me,it is an unbelievable Case,it offers some serious amount of Quality ...

LC Certified means nothing. Yes it is a good case but it is going to look awful since it is going to be basically empty. This case is for extremely high end builds with custom loops. There is a reason why this isn't a popular case despite its size and offering decent features. Hardly anyone wants or need a case that massive. Bigger isn't always better.

THIS especially CPU Air Cooler is by default 360 Watt TDP,cheaper than many more advertised,but more powerful ...

TDP rating != how good a cooler is.

I entered a bit better and more powerful PSU to assist better a possible OC+GPU ...

A extra 100W isn't going to help with a overclock. Even with a 750W PSU it is more than plenty for overclocking.

An alternative PC Build,slightly different,with more system RAM,of course the GPU ram is more bounded in VR ...

There is absolutely zero need for 64GB of RAM in a gaming build.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Your take on climate change"

  • 8 days ago
  • 9 points

You're absolute idiot if you don't think it is real. Climate change denial is up there with anti vaxxers.

The effects of it are another topic.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "best Corsair mouse"

  • 9 days ago
  • 1 point

There is no such thing as a best mouse. Different strokes for different folks.

Why not get another G502? Don't fix what isn't broken.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "What?"

  • 10 days ago
  • 1 point

Are they different?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "New Cheap Gaming Rig"

  • 10 days ago
  • 1 point

oof. Being honest here this is a very bad build, the down votes on the comment reflect that.

Its not too late to return parts. Please don't stick with that build, you will regret it. You can save quite a bit of money on the RAM. You can get double the storage with a 3.0 drive and notice literally zero difference. Unfortunately he cheaped out on the PSU and recommended a unreviewed unit so no one has any idea exactly how good or bad it is. Also the case appears to suffer some thermal issues given how there is really no place for the fans on the front to take in air. No point in spending a extra ~$50 on a X570 board since you really don't need it. Make these changes and you can get a better GPU while you are at it.

For future knowledge if I was asking for help here I would get a part list here and ask about on PLOW or don't buy it instantly since there can be less than stellar builds recommended and if you buy the parts within the day you may not have the chance to see other users comments on the part list or you may not get many replies or you may not be able to see what other people think of via upvotes or downvotes. This comment has been downvoted so many times to the point of where it is almost hidden well it is hidden now....

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor $189.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard $114.99 @ B&H
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory $81.99 @ Newegg
Storage HP EX900 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $109.99 @ Newegg
Video Card Sapphire Radeon RX 5700 XT 8 GB PULSE Video Card $413.98 @ Newegg
Case Phanteks Eclipse P400A Digital ATX Mid Tower Case $98.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply Phanteks AMP 550 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply $89.99 @ Newegg
Wireless Network Adapter TP-Link Archer T4E PCIe x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter $26.99 @ Amazon
Case Fan ARCTIC P12 PWM PST 56.3 CFM 120 mm Fan $6.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1133.89
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-01-17 22:29 EST-0500

Similar to ImperiousBattlestar's build. It has a more resaonable board with a VRM that is more than plenty for a 3600 and while not ideal it could even handle a 3900X or something.

Ditched the aftermarket cooler since it wasn't needed.

There is absolutely zero need for 32GB of RAM for gaming, its a massive waste of money. Plus this RAM is fast too which means more performance.

It has a larger SSD that will provide the exact same performance when it comes to load and boot times. A NVME 3.0 SSDis already overkill compared to a SATA SSD. A 4.0 SSD is overkill on top of overkill. It is like hiring Gordon Ramsey to make your a P&J sandwich, not much to improve on and its a waste of money.

It has a significantly better GPU. Your monitor is the bottleneck in this build since the CPU and GPU are capable of doing far more than 60FPS 1080P.

It has a much better case. This is one of the best airflow cases on the market and it still has RGB on it.

Can't compare the PSU's since that one has no review out for it, not sure how you can choose a PSU if you don't anything about it. But the AMP is based on the Seasonic Focus Plus platform so it is one of the best PSU's on the market.

I got a reasonable wifi adapter.

The main difference between our builds is the case.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "1st PC build please help! $3500 USD"

  • 10 days ago
  • 2 points

Don't cheap out on the PSU. While the BQ isn't some total trash unit it is a fair bit worse than even a Corsair CXM. At best it is a budget PSU and this has a $3500 budget it should be using a better PSU.

Also why two different resolution monitors that are both high refresh rates? You can only game one at a time, having two high refresh monitors really won't do much. I would ditch the 1080P monitor and go with a nice 4K monitor instead. Or personally ditch both of them and go ultrawide.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "1st PC build please help! $3500 USD"

  • 10 days ago
  • 2 points

This build is not compatible. The case won't support any 200mm fans.

TDP rating of cool != how good it is.

Why such as a massive case for a build that doesn't need it? That case is going to look and be fairly empty unless you add a custom loop to it.

A 1200W PSU isn't needed. You don't need any whereclose to that much power for the build. While the PSU isn't bad by any means but at this budget you should only be using the best of the best such a Focus, Prime, RMx, etc

Why go with a PCI 4.0 drive? Yes it will be faster but a 3.0 drive is already crazy fast as is and isn't going to be the bottleneck in anything realistic. You could get double the amount of storage.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Do you guys use discontinued CPUS?"

  • 10 days ago
  • 1 point

The i7-7740X was quite a bad CPU when it was releases since it was basically a slower i7 7700K that used more power iirc and it was also more expensive. Unless you can get it for like $50 or something and the board for like ~$50 or something I can't see any reason to get this. A 1600 AF is $85 brand new and is 6 cores and will run circles around it in heavily multithreaded applications and will likely match/beat it in most other tasks and you can get B450 boards for it for like $60. That is like $145 in total for brand new parts, well below your budget. If can spend $600-$700 you can do so much better than the i7 7740x that it is not even funny.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Help with finding good priced parts."

  • 11 days ago
  • 1 point

Brand does not matter for boards or really any part. What does matter is the exact part.

That is really a question that only you can answer since we don't know your goals for graphical performance.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Cleaning A GPU"

  • 14 days ago
  • 1 point

Hot soapy water and a wire brush /s

Just use some compressed air.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Is this prebuilt pc worth the value of 1,702 dollars?"

  • 14 days ago
  • 2 points

That is highway robbery. Just build your own.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Worst Insult to Have Been Directed at You?"

  • 14 days ago
  • 1 point

I mean yeah, the staff doesn't tolerate stuff like that here.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "PC Gaming Maxing out?"

  • 14 days ago
  • 1 point

Games can get a TON more realistic. We are on the verge on entering the uncanny valley through real time ray tracing which is only its infancy now.

Examples:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3ue35ago3Y

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mO2hv2jqt-g

For stuff related to the CPU it is a matter of being able to use all of the cores and catering to the lowest common denominator which is consoles. You can make your game look amazing via graphics since they are adjustable and can be adjusted for each platform but if your game revolves around heavy physics you really can't adjust that for the CPU without making fundamental changes to the game.

There will be a game that will come that will be as breath taking and demanding as the first Crysis when it came out, its just a matter of when. And as for when no one is quite sure but if I had to make a guess I would say at least 10 years or so.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Selling community-made PCs on my website"

  • 14 days ago
  • 1 point

I'll get to the point. Here's the tricky part. The images. I want to use the same images the builder posted on PCPartPicker and credit them, but do I need to get personal permission from each of them to use their images?

Yes otherwise that would be copyright infringement and if ignored it could lead to a lawsuit and/or your web host pulling the plug on your site depending on their ToS.

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