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    Which PC should I go for
    « on: September 22, 2017, 11:37:43 AM »
    Hi guys,

    New to PC gaming and is buying my first gaming PC. I want to play games like Battlefield 1, Hitman, etc. in 1080P with decent FPS. I have narrowed down to these two used gaming PC with same price and really competitive set up. Please comment to help me decide. Thanks!!!

    AMD Phenom X6 1090T - Overclocked to 3.7GHz
    Arctic Freezer Extreme Rev. 2 CPU Cooler
    GIGABYTE Windforce R9 380 4GB Video Card
    8GB Corsair XMS3 DDR3 Ram
    Asus M4A89GTD Pro USB3 Motherboard
    OCZ 700W Power Supply
    1.5 TB Hard Drive
    Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit

    - Intel Core i7 2600K Quad Core Unlocked Hyperthreading Processor
    - Windows 10 Home 64-bit English
    - Kingston HyperX 8GB (2X4GB) DDR3-1600 XMP Dual Channel Memory Kit
    - Diamond Radeon 7970HD 3GB GDDR5 PCI-E Video Card
    - 500 Gb HDD
    - 60 Gb SSD
    -Corsair enthusiast series TX750M 750W ATX modular PSU


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    Re: Which PC should I go for
    « Reply #1 on: September 22, 2017, 10:24:41 PM »
    Buying Older Used Computer as your first gaming computer? These look like used computers with specs and parts. These are both older 5 - 7 year old CPUs. So if anyone is selling them as a new computer unless they are mixing older new guts its likely they are composed of guts that have been heavily used. My brother has the i7 2600k and he has had it for around 5 years. Google shows release date of 2011 for the i7. The Phenom x6 CPU is almost 7 years old. How much are they asking for these systems?



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      Re: Which PC should I go for
      « Reply #2 on: March 15, 2018, 06:43:13 AM »
      I liked the second option. Although I agree their characteristics are too old


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      Re: Which PC should I go for
      « Reply #3 on: March 17, 2018, 01:20:25 PM »
      Assuming the price is right- I'd say at most $400, the latter system has a better CPU and GPU all around. There would be no reason to pick the first system if the price is the same, except needing more storage- though the 1.5TB figure makes me wonder if it is a Seagate Barracuda since the 1.5TB Models had a known firmware problem which resulted in early failure.

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