Good PC Builds

Discussion in 'General Gaming and Hardware Forum' started by RangerBoo, Apr 9, 2016.

  1. eissa

    eissa Altáriel, Lady of Radiant Garland

    Jan 7, 2016


    just some tips for those who doesnt plant to do gaming a lot
     
  2. Crni Vuk

    Crni Vuk M4A3 Oldfag oTO Orderite

    Nov 25, 2008
    So in other words, get always 8.
     
  3. eissa

    eissa Altáriel, Lady of Radiant Garland

    Jan 7, 2016
    nah

    some non-open world game like DOOM run just fine
     
  4. Crni Vuk

    Crni Vuk M4A3 Oldfag oTO Orderite

    Nov 25, 2008
    Yeah, but I never build my PCs for just "one" game where it runs fine, but with the intention that most games should run awesome. So 8 is MY personal recommendation. Considering the low price on Ram, there is no reason to save money here, in my opinion. You can do that with cards, and gpus, but you should definetly invest in decent HDs, CPU cooler - if you're looking for overclocking, and supply units. The performance boost by better HDs can be quite large and you don't want the supply unit to be your bottle neck in the future. I am even thinking about to get 16g or ram, not due to gaming though, but for working with images and eventually making art on my new PC. I can't stand photoshop slowing down ...
     
  5. MercenarySnake

    MercenarySnake Kept you waiting huh?

    Aug 22, 2015
    I went with 2x8 of RAM so I have 16 GB, might go with 32 GB in the future. There are some games that take more than 8GB.
     
  6. eissa

    eissa Altáriel, Lady of Radiant Garland

    Jan 7, 2016
    huh, care to give an example? the one that not suck btw

    so far its just ashes of singularity, but that thing is just Optional if you want that firefight gloriness
     
  7. MercenarySnake

    MercenarySnake Kept you waiting huh?

    Aug 22, 2015
    I go by recommended settings but games like

    GTA V:
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 8.1 64 Bit, Windows 8 64 Bit, Windows 7 64 Bit Service Pack 1
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 3470 @ 3.2GHz (4 CPUs) / AMD X8 FX-8350 @ 4GHz (8 CPUs)
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB / AMD HD 7870 2GB
    • Storage: 65 GB available space
    • Sound Card: 100% DirectX 10 compatible
    Rise Of The Tomb Raider:

    • Recommended:
      • OS: Windows 10 64 bit
      • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770K
      • Memory: 8 GB RAM
      • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 980Ti 2560x1440 or NVIDIA GTX 970 1920x1080
      • DirectX: Version 11
      • Storage: 25 GB available space
    Just to name a couple. The requirements are only going to keep raising and if it's an unoptimized game you're gonna need the RAM.
     
  8. eissa

    eissa Altáriel, Lady of Radiant Garland

    Jan 7, 2016
    the comparison of the guys above is very good to make people not to force each other 8gb, especially if they doing budget build. maybe its just for anyone who want to play good old games, or some indie game. Reflex anyone?

    Also, a good damn reference for power build/ anyone who have extra cash but cant decide if they want to put it to extra budget for gpu, another ssd, or RAM
     
  9. eissa

    eissa Altáriel, Lady of Radiant Garland

    Jan 7, 2016
    i'm sorry, but i ask for the one that need 16 gb ram. like ashes of singularity or even quantum break.

    and no, unoptimized shit like arkham knight at launch doesnt count please. you better save your money then force the dev to fix their games, and it works wonderfully right now.
    its clear that 16 gb ram is might very much not needed until 3 years from now, when 8k resolution and VR gaming start to boominng.
     
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  10. MercenarySnake

    MercenarySnake Kept you waiting huh?

    Aug 22, 2015
    Whoops, going back and forth between here and the Codex. Wasn't thinking, eh maybe you're right but I like to be able to alt tab to an internet browser and still reply to posts on NMA while playing a game for example in addition to opening a lot of tabs. I just like to be prepared. I know many will disagree with me but I just like sporting a high end rig.
     
  11. Crni Vuk

    Crni Vuk M4A3 Oldfag oTO Orderite

    Nov 25, 2008
    Yeah, but at some point it becomes just wasting money, for no visible gain.
     
  12. Hassknecht

    Hassknecht For hate's sake. Admin Orderite

    Aug 16, 2010
    More than 8GB of RAM isn't exactly useful for gaming right now, but you can do other things with your computer as well :D
    Anyone who has ever done rendering or graphic design or numerical simulations knows that 8GB is the minimum you can have ^^
     
  13. eissa

    eissa Altáriel, Lady of Radiant Garland

    Jan 7, 2016
    dope...:P

    i have a goal to emulate all last-gen potato masher game now with my 32 gb ram machine!

    ^_^

    #PcmasterRace Anthem plays
     
  14. eissa

    eissa Altáriel, Lady of Radiant Garland

    Jan 7, 2016
    here's a list of a couple number of each overclocked rx 480 and default one (1200 MHz)



    remember this is still just rough number and speculative one, the base clock 1200Mhz and the respective overclocked one is confirmed though
     
  15. Crni Vuk

    Crni Vuk M4A3 Oldfag oTO Orderite

    Nov 25, 2008
    It's incredible how the 1070 is around 10-15% worse compared to the 1080, but the 1080 costs like 40% more.
    Well done Nvidia! Well done, you damn shitheads! :smug:. No surprise the Linux guy hates them.
     
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  16. AskWazzup

    AskWazzup Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Aug 21, 2008
    Yeah well, those are american prices, i'm not even going to mention how much both of those cards currently cost where i live (the ones at amazon.de are a bit cheaper, but still 760~ euros for the 1080, which will be obsolete as the "king" in the fall of this year, when vega and pascal launches). What is sad about this, is that amd offerings will also be priced idiotically in Europe. Even if you include vat, if the rumors are true, the retailers will still price gauge those cards for a premium of 30-40 euros. That's still probably better value than nvidias offerings, but the current trend of prices rising (at least so it seems if you look at the previous generation prices) in electronics is getting a bit worrysome.
     
  17. Crni Vuk

    Crni Vuk M4A3 Oldfag oTO Orderite

    Nov 25, 2008
    Heh, yeah I can absolutely agree with that. However, I think you can get the 1080 for 680 here. The cheapest price I found so far. Still almost 250 euro more than the cheapest price for the 1070.
     
  18. eissa

    eissa Altáriel, Lady of Radiant Garland

    Jan 7, 2016
    if you couldn't get the rx 480, consider wait for 470 instead. it got almost same power as gtx 970.
     
  19. AskWazzup

    AskWazzup Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Aug 21, 2008
    Yeah, but those are still rumors. Let's wait for the real benchmarks, which will come out in about a week and a half~. Though i'm thinking about getting the 470 (maybe even a 460 if it's at least 50-60% better than my r7 360) also, even though my budget allows the 480. Since i'm on linux and i usually get my games at summer/winter sale, i'm not really playing any new AAA games anyway and i have a 1080p monitor.
     
  20. MercenarySnake

    MercenarySnake Kept you waiting huh?

    Aug 22, 2015
    Okay So it appears Mirror's Edge Catalyst uses 16 GB of RAM...

    MINIMUM:
    OS: Windows® 7 64-Bit (use the latest Service Pack)
    CPU: Intel i3-3250 / AMD FX-6350. (Note: Mirror's Edge Catalyst requires at least 4 logical cores to run.)
    RAM: 6 GB
    HARD DRIVE: At least 25 GB of free space
    VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 650 Ti 2GB or better / AMD Radeon™ R9 270x or better
    INPUT: Keyboard and mouse, dual analog controller

    RECOMMENDED:
    OS: Windows® 10 64-Bit (use the latest Service Pack)
    CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 at 3.4 GHz / AMD FX-8350 at 4.0 GHz
    RAM: 16 GB
    HARD DRIVE: At least 25 GB of free space
    VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 970 4GB or better / AMD Radeon™ R9 280x 3GB or better
    INPUT: Keyboard and mouse, dual analog controller