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    Re: Gaming PC _ can you spec me?

    Quote Originally Posted by Willzzz View Post
    Should these work with any standard 1150 motherboard?

    Does multicore enhancement still work?
    They should have TSX like the non-K series Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs.

    Quote Originally Posted by Willzzz View Post
    Are we talking 760 or 760 Ti?
    I have only seen a reference to a GTX760.

    It could be that the GTX760 is the 1152 shader part and the GTX760TI the 1344 shader part?


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    Re: Gaming PC _ can you spec me?

    only seen references for a gtx 760 - think nv have dropped the ti


    and with a projected price of at least £240 , its around the 7950 price , and £40 more than a 7870LE version

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    Re: Gaming PC _ can you spec me?

    if it helps 75% of the gaming will be Planetside 2 (FPS) and then Steam games tbh. The a lot of CAD work, but anything specced here will work for that!

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    Re: Gaming PC _ can you spec me?

    get a 660 ti and it will be enough you can always sli later

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    Re: Gaming PC _ can you spec me?

    760 Ti = revamped 670
    760 = revamped 660 Ti

    That's what I'd heard, this was ages ago mind, but I'd still trust it over anything wccftech says.

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    Re: Gaming PC _ can you spec me?

    I haven't followed the latest developments of PS2......last I looked it majorly favoured intel CPUs.....
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    Re: Gaming PC _ can you spec me?

    What do people think of the GTX660 instead of the 7950?

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...A3P5ROKL5A1OLE

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    Re: Gaming PC _ can you spec me?

    That's a pretty good price for a 660 Ti, especially an Asus model.
    Do you get the free copy of Metro LL from Amazon?

    Planetside 2 does seem to be heavily Nvidia favoured.


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    Re: Gaming PC _ can you spec me?

    PS2 has had some major changes from the Beta release,so I am not sure if the results still hold true.

    Edit!!

    Not a bad price for a GTX660TI though.
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    Re: Gaming PC _ can you spec me?

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post

    There is reference GTX670 for around £250:

    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=GX-017-KF

    The GTX760 is meant to be slightly faster and slightly cheaper.

    That seems a great deal, esp with the 660 I was looking at only £20 cheaper. What's the catch with buying a "reference" card?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andehh View Post
    That seems a great deal, esp with the 660 I was looking at only £20 cheaper. What's the catch with buying a "reference" card?
    It's not factory overclocked.

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    Re: Gaming PC _ can you spec me?

    So the difference is a factory over clocked lesser card vs unlocked better card? For similar money?

    If I were to overclock it would I be able to achieve roughly the same levels that the better models would be running?

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    Re: Gaming PC _ can you spec me?

    Factory overclocks are usually tiny anyway, reference cards usually overclock perfectly fine.

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    Re: Gaming PC _ can you spec me?

    Quote Originally Posted by Andehh View Post
    So the difference is a factory over clocked lesser card vs unlocked better card? For similar money?

    If I were to overclock it would I be able to achieve roughly the same levels that the better models would be running?
    Maybe, but with a factory overclock you are explicitly buying the advertised speeds and if it doesn't reach them you're covered by sales of goods act etc. With a reference card you should be able to get the same overclock, but they're not selling you it so no refund if it can't.

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    Re: Gaming PC _ can you spec me?

    3570K
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B007RUZKK6/ref=nosim

    B75 MB
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/gigab...vi-d-micro-atx

    8GB 1600mhz CL9
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B008LTJJM2/?tag=pcp0f-21

    KFA2 GeForce GTX 670 2048MB
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=GX-017-KF

    Is the build I am looking at, any suggestions or changes? £505 is my limit reached there.

    I am swaying towards doing some o/c myself now as well, I have done it before and if I can get a better performance to price then I'd be a fool not too! Would the MB be sufficient to get a respectable overclock? I will look at getting an aftermarket cooler closer the time, once the rest of it is up & running.

    £505
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    Re: Gaming PC _ can you spec me?

    No the motherboard is not.

    When I first posted the 3570K was cheaper than the 3570, that is no longer the case.

    If you want to stick with the 3570K then you would need a Z77 MB to overclock and a CPU cooler this will cost extra.
    If you don't plan to overclock and want an i5 I'd get a Haswell 4570 and B85 MB.

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