Go Back   Hardware Canucks > PC BUILDERS & TWEAKERS CORNER > New Builds

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old March 27, 2012, 01:08 PM
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 2
Default my gaming build opinion


I want your opinion on my future gaming Pc

It will be composed of:
Amd Phenom II x4 960T
Asus M5A88-V Evo
2x2gig Gskill 12800 DDr3
Western Digital 500gig 2.5 Sata
Seagate 500gig 3.5 Sata
Thermaltake Commander Snow edition
Powercoolor 600w
Powercolor Radeon Hd 6790
Corsair H40

I have already:
Hard drive : Western digital +Seagate
Memory Gskill
Power supply Powercolor 600w

My current computer does not play comfortably in today's games

I have a:
Llano A4 amd 3400 dual core 2.7GHz
Gigabyte H75m-d2H

I change and evolve to play later

For about $ 540, is there more to price??

I want to stay Amd because I have always been well served

Intel not interest me

thank you
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old March 27, 2012, 01:54 PM
great_big_abyss's Avatar
Hall Of Fame
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Winnipeg
Posts: 2,272

My System Specs


Not sure where you're getting your processor from, but there's a Phenom II 965 BE in the BST C/W Coolermaster V6 for $100 shipped.

There's also a few 5830's, 6850's and 6870's for sale in the BST. You may want to have a look around and see what you can find. You'll probably get better performance for less money than the 6790.

HTPC: Z77A-G45; 3770K; Zalman FX70; 2x4GB Kingston HyperX 1600Mhz; MSI GTX960; 2x 128GB Crucial M4 SSD; 4TB WD Red, 2x 2TB WD Green; Corsair RM650I; Corsair Carbide 600C;
Son's Rig: M5A97; FX8350; CNPS20LQ; 2x4GB Corsair Vengeance 1600Mhz; Powercolor 7950; 250GB Crucial MX200; 320GB WD Black HDD; SPI 700W; Bitfenix Shinobi;
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old March 27, 2012, 04:30 PM
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 2


Im located in Quebec

For a Hd 6790 is suffisiant for me in gaming

my favorite video games are
Battlefield 2 ,Civilization 5 ,Gta 4
My lcd is :Hannspree 25 pouce 1920x1080

I take the 960T has the ability to be unlocked in six core and overclocked to 4ghz take easy

Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old March 27, 2012, 04:34 PM
supaflyx3's Avatar
Hall Of Fame
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Chilliwack BC
Posts: 2,836

My System Specs


6790 wont be sufficient for GTA4.
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old March 27, 2012, 05:14 PM
hossdaddy's Avatar
Top Prospect
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 127

I agree that the 6790 is insufficient for that system. Here is what I would recommend,

AMD Bulldozer X4 FX-4100 (95W) Quad-Core Socket AM3+, 3.6GHz, 8Mb Cache, 32nm $119.99 You should be able to overclock it approx 4.5Gig, just look at my sig :)

Sapphire (11179-13-20G) AMD Radeon HD 6870 1GB $169.99

Corsair (CW-9060001-WW) Hydro Series H40 CPU Cooler $49.99

Thermaltake Commander MS-I Snow Edition ATX Mid Tower $54.99

Total: $394.96 + tax
Main System:
i5 3570k @ 4.6ghz | GA-Z77X-UD3H | Gigabyte GTX 670 | 8gb Redline 1600mhz | CM 690 | Logitech G9x | Mushkin Cronos 120gb ssd | Benq 24" | CM Hyper 212+ | Seasonic 750w | X-Fi Titanium | Sennheiser 350 | Razer blackwidow | Win 7 64-bit
Backup System:
AMD X2 7750 BE @ 3.0G | Asus M3A78-CM | 2x2gig 800mhz 4-4-4-12 | SB LIVE | Samsung 22" | Asus 9800gt | Antec NEO 620w | Logitech G5 | ThermalTake Matrix | Arctic Cooling Freezer 64
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
530 extreme budget Gaming pc OPINION NEEDED scotland1743 New Builds 9 January 2, 2012 10:46 PM
Opinion on new build sonoflo96 New Builds 4 November 26, 2011 06:02 AM
Gaming PC - Need your opinion Mayoo New Builds 38 August 19, 2011 07:38 AM
UPDATED: New gaming rig .. i neeed your opinion please :D azutar New Builds 16 September 2, 2010 05:50 AM
The LG P300 13.3" laptop for gaming...what's your opinion? iggiepop Mobile Computing 3 September 7, 2008 05:22 PM