IMPORTANT Which PC to buy?

Discussion in 'Tech Help' started by Katiechops, Nov 7, 2016.

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    Katiechops Guild Master

    OK off to buy a new pc, in a rush so a or b,, or a better one you know.

    The first has a OC i7 6000K at 4 as opposed to a i7 6000 a 3.4

    The second a 1080 as opposed to a 1070

    So processor over gfx? or the other way round?

    Need to decide today as in a rush :p if you have a better idea do it now otherwise by mid afternon I just going with the first one.
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    Darkpride Veteran BOON

    Both options are a bit suboptimal.

    But i would go with the 1080 variant, this beauty is a beast. I run her with a i7-5820k @ 3.3 (cause you always can get a better cooling and overclock, but you cant overclock more cores).

    Both are doable systems, only thing that kinda sucks is both are using ddr4 with only 2 channels ...thats a bummer.
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    Katiechops Guild Master

    Whats the better option for that?
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    Darkpride Veteran BOON

    Well normally you run DDR4 as Quadchannel (I have 4x8gb on my board), but on the other hand my system is about 2k € selfcustomized so somewhere you need to have a disadvantage, and you can always later get the 2 new bars of ram. As i said quick decision go for the 1080 instead of overclocked cpu .
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    Acina Admin Officer

    As I said by text, get the 1080 over the 1070, you won't notice the difference in CPU speed when just gaming, whereas you will notice the difference in GPU.
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    Katiechops Guild Master

    okie dokie, need to go order as need to get back in the game :p
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    Katiechops Guild Master

    lol its out of stock, >< should have just bought it! oh well.
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    Tal The Architect

    mmm not really, the 6700 i7 doesn't have quad channel support. In fact I don't even think Skylake in general has quad channel support. Plus in current games you'd only expect <1% performance gain with quad channel memory right now, and it should make no difference when it comes to the ability to overclock.

    Anyway, as the others have said right now GPU > CPU, and that second link seems strangely well priced for the spec (compared to most pre-built systems).

    You should just build it yourself, it only takes a couple of hours.
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    Darkpride Veteran BOON

    fuck yeah my bad..didnt check the gen of the i7 -.- yep dual channel then it is.
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    Tal The Architect

    I think KC can only see at 30fps anyway, he's so old the spec will barely matter.
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    Darkpride Veteran BOON

    yeah think he will be shocked the display is in color ;)
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    Katiechops Guild Master

    You can get colour? The sad thing is I can remember when we got our first colour TV! It was amazing!
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    Katiechops Guild Master

    Yeah the second one is out of stock and any other prebuilt with a 1080 card is 2k no 1.3k,, too lazy to build, happy to pay.

    ordered it already anyways but yeah highlands don't get it until Thurs ><
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    Firoz Veteran BOON


    My new PC since 2 weeks :)
    Sent the GTX 1060 3GB back, and traded for the GTX 1060 6GB for +-€30

    Can play all games in ultra in 1920x1080

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