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  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Intel i5-3570K still a decent cpu? Worth upgrading soon?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @BSC14 said:Still have much life in it?Easily. Your CPU is 4-5X faster than the CPU in the consoles and it still has some decent OC headroomPretty much any i5 (including first generation from 2009) w...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Graphics Card curiosity?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @Coseniath said: @mastershake575 said: I don't know why people are questioning his slots when he gave us his computer model (I typed Dell Optiplex 360 in google, clicked the first link and on page 5 ...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Graphics Card curiosity?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    I don't know why people are questioning his slots when he gave us his computer model (I typed Dell Optiplex 360 in google, clicked the first link and on page 5 is said PCI xpress x16). It literally to...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Is a Sapphire Dual-X R9 270X 2GB OC Boost a good video card?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    The 270X is a rebadge of the 7870ghz.Performance wise its on the low-end of the midrange bracket and $120 was a great price for it

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic How good is an AMD HD7950 right now?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @funkyzoom said: Alright then, I'll try overclocking it. I'm fairly experienced with overclocking, but I'm still slightly worried about shortening the life of the components.A lot of it depends on wh...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic How good is an AMD HD7950 right now?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    You shouldn't need that much more power for an overclock on stock volts. Most 7950s already come with an aftermarket cooler (brands like gigabyte, msi, asus, sapphire....ect) almost always use third ...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic How good is an AMD HD7950 right now?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    There is no 7950 2GB. Its 7950 3GB unless your referring to the 7870XT 2GB (7870XT is a stripped down 7950 with slightly higher clocks).7950 is a great card that overclocks very well (most people hit ...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Which of these PC Builds is the best for the money?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @airshocker said:Asking someone if they know what they're talking about while misspelling you're doesn't give me a great sense of urgency to respond to you. Just a tip for the future.My point even wi...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Which of these PC Builds is the best for the money?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @airshocker said:Until AMD cards run as cool as Nvidia cards I'll be pretty much set in my belief that Nvidia cards are better. That's the deciding factor for me.@airshocker said:I overclock all of my...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Looking at APU build for wife.. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @Arthas045 said:So, I came up with fx6300, 8gb of ram, and R7 250X.I assume this will put that APU in its place!Much better choice. Only recommendation is look into the R7 260x assuming you live in t...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Looking at APU build for wife.. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    If your thinking of adding a video card (you mentioned the GTX 750 series) then you would be better off with a different CPU (the FX 6300 with a decent motherboard cost around the same price as the 7...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic 4K gaming, 60 fps, ultra settings. when?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    Could be soon if your not anal with settings.One of my steam buddies has a 780 Ti classy and he's playing ultra 60FPS on most games at 2560x1600 (AA/AF is either turned off or on 2x and only the optim...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Upgrade Help. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @Coseniath said:Well, there are a lot of "ifs" here... So "if" he o/ced the 2600K, why not to o/c the 4770K as well, since he is looking for good o/c mobos?Your taking his small tidbit at the end of ...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Upgrade Help. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @Coseniath said: @Postmortem123 said: There's really no reason to go from a 2600k to a 4770k. You might even end up with a slower CPU.But ending up with a slower CPU? So i7 2600K is faster than i7 47...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Is R9 280 the right call?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    $10 more and your getting 20% more performance, more vram, and more overclocking potentially (most 280s can hit 1050-1100mhz core clock on stock volts which means you literally have to do zero tweaki...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Moving to Hex-core processor?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    The i7 3770K is like 4-5x faster than the consoles CPU (your going to be fine).As others have mentioned, the consoles are using 6 threads but that's because the threads are weak (one core of an i7 is...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Got 600-700 Dollars, should i buy ps4 or gaming pc?. on the System Wars board

    @Old_Gooseberry said: ya i was thinking the same thing. A video card that would be double the performance of a ps4 would cost over 500 dollars alone. And the cpu would be over 350 dollars at least. ...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Got 600-700 Dollars, should i buy ps4 or gaming pc?. on the System Wars board

    @cyloninside said: a 500 dollar gaming PC cannot produce the graphical levels of a 400 dollar PS4.you are NOT going to be running BF4 on high settings at 1080 on a 500 dollar PCNone of these claims w...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Got 600-700 Dollars, should i buy ps4 or gaming pc?. on the System Wars board

    @cyloninside said: unless you can spend 900-1K, i would just get a console.much under that and you will have to make enough sacrifices that you wont be able to turn games up high enough for them to l...

  • mastershake575 posted a message in the forum topic Haswell-E Core i7-5960X、5930K、5820K Specs. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @Grey_Eyed_Elf said:A 5820K seems like a good upgrade from my 4670K...Not sure if I am willing to cough up more than £300 for a CPU since all I use my PC for is gaming. I'm in the same dilemma. I wou...