AMD FX Ready build rating


How good is my future build?

Poll closed Sep 8, 2011.
  1. Very Poor. Many bottlenecks. Not good enough PSU. Gaming at very low quality with low resolution.

    0 vote(s)
  2. Poor. Less bottlenecks. PSU wattage at the limit.

    0 vote(s)
  3. Good. No bottlenecks. PSU wattage is no at the limit.

    0 vote(s)
  4. Very good. No bottlenecks. Strong enough PSU for overclocking. Gaming at high graphics

    0 vote(s)
By Atham
Aug 9, 2011
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  1. Hello guys,

    I am thinking about getting an AMD build ready for the FX series. (BTW is there any actual release date, or which month will the CPUs be released?)

    Here it goes:

    CPU: AMD FX 8150
    PSU: Corsair GS800
    GPU: MSI R6950 2GB Twin Frozr III OC'd (maybe crossfire in future)
    RAM: CORSAIR 8GB KIT DDR3 1600MHz CL9 Vengeance XMP (2x4GB)
    HDD: WDC WD10EARS-003BB1 ATA Device (current)
    DVD Drive: BENQ DVD DD DW1640 ATA Device (current)
    CPU Cooler: NOCTUA NH U9B SE2
    Case: I am not 100% sure about this component. I would like to use this Czech case the EUROCASE MiddleTower 9801 X2 Cooling because of the 5 coolers within it, and it costs 64 € without VAT.
    OS: Currently I have a Windows 7 32 bit Professional. I am thinking about getting the 64 bit version or Windows 8

    Purpose of this build: Homework, 3d modeling + animation, gaming.

    Feel free to give me any suggestions.

    Thanks in advance
  2. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797   +117

    You change your mind more than I change my girls nappies! :haha:
  3. Atham

    Atham TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 460

    Funny. What do you mean I change my mind? I was thinking about this for a while now. So what do you think about the build? Any bottlenecks?

    By the way, I am not able to get all parts at once. Depending on when the FX series come to Slovakia I will decide what to buy when.

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