I built a new PC

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  1. RenchFries

    RenchFries Official Dawgshed Dutch representative Gold

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    Specs

    Corsair Carbide500R case
    BeQuiet 700w PSU
    Asus Sabertooth 990FX motherboard
    AMD FX-8350 4Ghz 8-core CPU
    Kingston HyperX 16GB DDR-3
    Nvidia Geforce GTX970
    Crucial 256GB SSD
    2x3TB Western Digital HDDs in RAID 1

    It's pretty fucking great. Crazy how much faster it is than my previous build from 2008.
     
    Nice, Mur and sstressed like this.
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    but will it help you get laid?
     
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    I repaired several vacuums today.:dance2:
     
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    No but I can watch like a hundred porn movies at once.
     
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    i like it although i'm a little concerned about the AMD CPU: AMD is hurting due to the drop in PC sales. Intel has diversified beyond just PC CPU sales so they are probably better able to shift their focus. AMD can shift to gpu sales but due to virtualization the demand for video cards is just not the same. I think AMD is very dependent upon maintaining a relationship with MS and MS' position is not all that secure either.
     
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    Nice build. FX-8350 is a solid processor.
    Pretty close to my system only My video card is a AMD 290x
     
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    I didn't want to spend more than 200 Euros on my CPU. I do a lot of multi-threaded stuff, and having eight cores at 4Ghz is just awesome for that. Intel doesn't offer that in that price range. Don't get me wrong, I'd love to get one of those top-tier i7 monsters with DDR4 RAM, but that would make it over twice as expensive. I'm currently saving up to go on a year-long trip to Australia next year. I want to have at least 6 grand in the bank before leaving. This is already over 10 times faster than I'm used to, so I'm happy.

    I wouldn't worry too much about Microsoft if I were you, they're doing just fine. Windows 10 is shaping up to be great.
     
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    I went for Nvidia because their cards play nicer with Adobe software.
     
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    Critique my system Froggy! @newcastlefan

    Motherboard Asus Sabertooth Z97 Mark 2

    CPU Intel Core i7 4790 3.6GHz Quad Core 8MB 84W

    Ram Kingston 16GB DDR3-1600 (2x8GB)

    Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 970 4GB ACX

    Sound Card Onboard Sound

    Storage

    Hard Drive Western Digital Black 1TB SATA 6Gb/s


    Secondary drive.



    Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SATA 6Gb/s 2.5inch SSD

    Primary drive.


    CD / DVD Asus 24x DVD-RW SATA (Black)


    Case / Cooling

    Case Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 w/ Window

    Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 1000W P2 Power Supply

    CPU Cooling Corsair Hydro Series H60 CPU Cooler (Rev. 2)

    Additional Cooling Fractal Design Define R4/XL/Arc Midi R2 Acrylic Window Replacement w/ 120mm...

    Arctic Cooling MX-2 Thermal Compound Upgrade
     
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    Computer buildin' faggots.
     
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    Doesn't get a whole lot faster than that.
     
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    @Anfkid I need to pay attention now you changed your avatar, because every time you post, I think that little fag @garypagetwo is posting :jj:
     
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    I've been thinking about upgrading.
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    You are a Staff Member.

    :lol:

    Next phone conference think of new names. :dontknow:
    :coffee:
     
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    @garypagetwo had me demoted
     
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    If ever you are in FL you can crash at my place and drink the beers I have.

    I don't have no weed, bring your own.

    Dawg fans will boost you up till you are at the top again.
     
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    It's a long way to the top if you want to admin a board.