ernestox11 wrote:Looks like a pretty decent built, the only thign I could suggest is this 650ti which will give a nice boost over the 7770 and will probably extend the time before he has to upgrade
Damage wrote:Don't try to game the requirements by posting everywhere, guys, or I'll nuke you from space.
Are you weary or wary?superjawes wrote:The 7770 might look good in those, but the frame time issued that popped up with the 7950 vs. 660 Ti reviews makes me a little weary on recommending the AMD over the Nvidia.
Arclight wrote:Also try to get an aftermarket CPU cooler, i don't imagine that CPU runs hot but i bet the stock cooler can be noisey if the machine is runing games for hours.
DPete27 wrote:Arclight wrote:Also try to get an aftermarket CPU cooler, i don't imagine that CPU runs hot but i bet the stock cooler can be noisey if the machine is runing games for hours.
Intel's current stock heatsinks are geared toward quietness rather than lower temps. (whereas AMD stock HSFs tend to be the opposite) I would try it without an aftermarket HSF first, especially since you can't overclock. The biggest gain in going with an aftermarket HSF over an Intel HSF is you'll have lower temps at roughly the same noise level.
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