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  • Another cheap gaming build

    Antec 900 Case
    Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3p-B3
    8GB Mushkin Redline 1600Mhz
    Sapphire HD6950 2GB
    Samsung 1TB HD103SJ
    DVD Burner

    Total Cost 185 ish.
    I am not losing weight! I'm getting rid of it. I have no intention of finding it again!

    Growing old is inevitable. Growing up is optional

  • #2
    The CPU alone cost about that when SB first came out and its still an awesome CPU!
    i7 3770k - MSI Z77 Mpower - 16GB Avexir Mpower 2400Mhz - 500GB Samsung 840 EVO - EVGA GTX 980 SC - 1200W CM Gold - Custom Watercooling Loop - Corsair Air 540 - Steelseries 6Gv2 - Logitech MX 518 - Asus PB287Q - Creative T20


    • #3
      Stick a better cooler on there, even a 212 Evo, and clock it to 4.5GHz!

      Cracking machine for the money, though. Maybe a 7970 for around 50 would be a good upgrade choice too.
      ASUS Crosshair VI Hero | AMD Ryzen R7 1700 @ 3.95 GHz | be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 | G.SKILL TridentZ RGB 2x8GB @ 3333 MHz C14 | ASUS ROG STRIX GTX 1080 OC | Samsung SM951 256GB NVMe + 2x Samsung 850 EVO 250GB in RAID0 | EVGA SuperNOVA G3 850w | be quiet! Pure Base 600 Tempered Glass | CM Masterkeys Pro L | Logitech G502 | Logitech G920 | ASUS ZenBook UX305F