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    customizing PC for gaming

    Hello all there I am trying to put together a custom PC especially for gaming over at CyberPower, and the cost for the same is 945, which does not include the shipping and tax. I believe I've got the whole thing in order, but I'm not an specialist, so What I want is other people to have a look at it. Something you could tell me would be respected. Whatever thing I should spend more money in or anything I'm by now putting cash into that I don't require to, etc. I'm mainly wondering about devoted PHYSX, whether 1 GB on the video card is sufficient, and I'm not certain if the motherboard having on board graphics is going to be a trouble. Do I need to spend money on liquid cooling stuffs?

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    Re: customizing PC for gaming

    Yeah similar question I am having help on the topic will much be appreciated from my side too.

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    Re: customizing PC for gaming

    First off, don’t waste your currency on those liquid cooling stuffs. The CPU will more than possible not generate sufficient temperature to make it worth the money as stock will be fine since you can’t OC. Physx does not survive is a useful form so don’t worry about it, and there will be no issue with the igp graphics (mobo has no graphics, CPU does). with not having to know what resolution your playing at, it’s hard to say if you need more GPU power or not. If I were you, I would acquire and build this entire thing myself and save rather a bit over cyber power or make a better system for that cost.

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    Re: customizing PC for gaming

    This is the right forum for it, and you can read about many other gaming system configurations here. But now as you are on the verge of configuring of the system think upgrading to 2500K and P67 / Z68 chipset if you may ever desire to overclocking the computer. The 2500 CPU and H61 motherboard are together restricted to stock speed. If you do this, there's no requirement to pay Cyberpower for additional cooling or for factory overclocking.

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    Re: customizing PC for gaming

    Thanks for the recommendation. I'd care for to building it for myself and will probably save the cash too, but I'm frightened even with the assistance of video guides, I'd still screw a little up. Is it relatively easy than that I'm imaging?

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    Re: customizing PC for gaming

    I was told I am supposed to go for a motherboard with SATA 3 and usb. Would that do it with the 2500k, or do I require the P67 / Z68?

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    Re: customizing PC for gaming

    The board is itself will be doing anything you require but sata 3 is simply useful for high rate HDD, That is ssds. I don’t know of dependability of biostar so inquire around or read a lot of customer reviews for malfunction. You actually can’t mess it up, just make sure you don’t force anything that doesn’t fit into a bit it doesn’t fit into. all is labeled and for the the majority part, color coordinated, just try making sure that whenever you stand down to ground yourself out to the case before touching anything (touch the case first) and plug in ps last.

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    Re: customizing PC for gaming

    Then I think I shall be most likely try to put it together by myself. Do you know of any channel I could check, for suggestion? Also, is there something else I should be concerned about? Even if there is simple things that I should. If I prearranged parts today, it might be the case, motherboard, CPU, GPU, HDD, RAM, DVD/CD burner, power supply, and windows 7. Would you advise me to have anything else?

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    Re: customizing PC for gaming

    P67 and Z68 Both of them will be allowing you to overclock and have SATA 3 ports, so that Biostar In my opinion will be working fine. Even then you may have Cyberpower construct it, you just want to regulate your parts slightly. My deduction is it will be asking you an extra 100 - 200 bucks over the price of constructing it yourself, which is far more better than with Dell or with the Alienware

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    Re: customizing PC for gaming

    Be Careful there. There's the GTX 560, and then there's the GTX 560 Ti. The Ti description is more analogous to the 6950 than the non-Ti description. At ~$220 AR for the non-Ti GTX 560, you may as well spend a bit more and get the a lot improved 6950.if not you're interested in overclocking, you don't have to be anxious about it.

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    Re: customizing PC for gaming

    Yeah I guess you are right in saying that There's the GTX 560, and then there's the GTX 560 Ti. The Ti description is more analogous to the 6950 than the non-Ti description. Thanks guys for your support and advices!

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