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  • Humblefunk: Hey strangers! I added a post in the forums but figured I'd type here to add more visibility. Johnny and I have started up the Minecraft realms server again that so many of us worked on. Come join us!
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  • Darth Shitty: MAGA
    April 04, 2017, 11:48:54 PM
  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: Maira diseappered for a month now. o0 that's not good
    April 14, 2017, 07:52:29 PM
  • Disrobed Monk: When the bleeding has stopped for a month; that's when you know you're pregnant.
    April 15, 2017, 12:42:21 AM
  • VajIsForFags: She has other good news that has been occupying her time. Something about a sex change is what I gathered.
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  • Agent Orange: Well eventually a fetus gets a gender or two I guess.
    April 16, 2017, 01:39:49 AM
  • Disrobed Monk: Did you just assume how many genders the Fetus planned to exemplify?!?
    April 16, 2017, 02:37:36 AM
  • Agent Orange: Sorry, I forgot that I was on Tumblr.
    April 17, 2017, 02:45:11 AM
  • Agent Orange: Anyone interested in Arma 3 plays? Mods? I don't know. I've played some of the campaign but I think Arma is probably best with some teammates.
    April 26, 2017, 08:17:03 PM
  • Sushi K: arma 3 is pretty much the only thing I play these days. It is wayyyy better with people and mods, but not that king of the hill stuff. I play with a group that do ops every friday and sunday.
    April 27, 2017, 01:06:07 AM
  • Agent Orange: Awesome! Any recommended mods?
    May 02, 2017, 05:42:42 AM
  • Sushi K: RHS for sure, leights opfor pack is pretty good too. And if you decide to play some insurgency (game mode in A3) then you'll probably need acre2 or tfar as most of those servers use some form of radio system.
    May 02, 2017, 11:46:22 PM
  • Sushi K: also ace, almost forgot that one
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  • Derpo Bugginz: I'm* going to have to get Arma eventually -- Most of my Steam friends have moved onto that
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  • VajIsForFags: Agent, I know you hate Colombians, especially of the fetal variety, but I am neither of those, so could you unblock my cellphone? :p
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  • Fetus: WHY SO MUCH HATE FOR ME???? I'll have you all know I've been busy settling down and doing my womanly duties in the kitchen. That's all I do now. Clean and work. Please end my existence.
    May 15, 2017, 08:52:53 PM
  • Agent Orange: I guess its unblocked by itself already? Not sure if that VZW address caused an autoblock.
    May 16, 2017, 11:31:29 AM
  • VajIsForFags: I was on the road so it migjg have sent a few packets a couple of times in a row. Was a bit weird.
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  • VajIsForFags: Fetus, welcome to being an adult. Also, the woman I pay to clean my place is totally worth it. She even changes my sheets and puts them in the wash!
    May 16, 2017, 09:58:16 PM
  • Fetus: Yeah... I've done that maybe twice in 5 months? Nothing like sleeping in your own filth and sweat!
    May 22, 2017, 09:30:41 PM
  • VajIsForFags: Well, you could try sleeping in someone else's filth and sweat.
    May 27, 2017, 02:01:41 PM
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    June 11, 2017, 01:23:08 AM
  • Fetus: oo
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  • VajIsForFags: Sorry for killing the conversation...
    June 22, 2017, 09:57:25 AM
  • Disrobed Monk: What conversation?
    June 24, 2017, 02:05:35 PM
  • Fetus: When will you come back and play ARAM with me? :'(
    June 26, 2017, 11:24:15 PM
  • VajIsForFags: When Agent buys me a laptop? :P I do miss playing. Pero tambien tengo una argentina viviendo conmigo ahora... :D
    July 07, 2017, 12:45:10 PM
  • Derpo Bugginz: C'mon Agent, get the man a laptop
    July 14, 2017, 09:53:14 AM
  • Agent Orange: OK let me know when it gets there
    July 17, 2017, 04:38:13 AM
  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: anyone still have invites to private torrent sites?
    July 18, 2017, 01:57:07 AM
  • CJmango: PUBG though.
    July 27, 2017, 08:05:50 AM
  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: it went thru a phase playing that game... first started bunch of wins easy, then a ton of shit htis the fan, and now im back to wins all day everyday... that said that server desync is real... so low fps too qq
    July 29, 2017, 02:28:49 AM
  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: and when i said shit hits the fan i had like 200 games and like only 2-3 wins... last 50-60 games i have 21 wins so
    July 29, 2017, 02:29:44 AM
  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: ranking restart soon though take those SS of the server where i have 1 game played 1 win 10k 0 d and call it worth $35
    July 29, 2017, 02:30:31 AM
  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: 5 million copies sold.. they should've fix way more shit by now derp
    July 29, 2017, 02:30:55 AM
  • CJmango: Yeah, I could see that.  It's a lot to fix in a short period of time too though.
    July 30, 2017, 08:29:47 AM
  • CJmango: kinda fucked up psychology too.  They made a ton of money and they could just say fuck it.  But now they have all these users and can go try and make the game better and figure out another way to extract cash from the users with crates and keys and shit
    July 30, 2017, 08:30:49 AM
  • Fetus: hats
    August 01, 2017, 07:09:44 PM
  • CJmango: HATS.
    August 01, 2017, 07:30:54 PM
  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: 400$ skirts.. lmao pubg u scare me
    August 06, 2017, 02:09:57 PM
  • Derpo Bugginz: had some guy I know sell a ton of H1Z1 skins and buy a $120 skirt for PUBG instead
    August 14, 2017, 02:48:13 AM
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    August 14, 2017, 12:10:54 PM
  • CJmango: is he hoping it'll go up in value?
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  • Derpo Bugginz: i think he just wanted a skirt
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  • Agent Orange: Well you know what they say
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    September 11, 2017, 07:27:52 PM
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  • CJmango: win.
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  • VajIsForFags: Wait, I can have a male character that wears a skirt? Can it be pink?
    September 28, 2017, 01:21:39 PM
  • VajIsForFags: And god damn't, I let my domain lapse quite a few years ago and now it is listed for $1900... :(
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  • Kyosuke Dei Knives: Destiny 2 PC clan in case anyone wants to casual it up. [link]
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  • 311: Up here in Washington we be drawings dicks in the sky! hope your home towns are keeping up.
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  • VajIsForFags: I played League of Legends for the first time in 2 years and might be addicted again... Good thing I still don't have a computer.
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  • CJmango: Haha--You go to CES?
    January 13, 2018, 02:06:47 PM
  • Fetus: PLAY LEAGUE WITH ME NUNS
    January 18, 2018, 07:12:37 PM
  • VajIsForFags: My girlfriend convinced me to go to MAGFest. I ended up ditching her for a few hours to play LoL... We're still dating.
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Author Topic: Buildin' a 'puter  (Read 1654 times)

Buildin' a 'puter
« on: May 28, 2016, 01:45:21 PM »

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Been about ...9? years since I built a computer from scratch.

Anyone have anywhere to watch for good prices?


Muh build
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2016, 07:06:16 PM »

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I have 16GB of ram, I have yet to see any game use more than 8-9GB. 32GB seems excessive. You may as well wait a couple more weeks for the GTX 1070 to come out. supposed to be priced around $379 and will run circles around the 970

Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2016, 02:19:02 AM »

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The RAM double added.  Was planning for only 16.

For the graphics card, that's my top pic now but am watching for best bang for buck (have to pay for a wedding and all...) so I'll take whatever's best, whenever it's cheapest.  To bad I missed the 960 on sale for $100 a week before I decided to go about building this guy...

Any places to watch for cheapness?
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2016, 06:46:12 AM »

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I usually shop Newegg or Amazon

Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2016, 02:24:29 PM »

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Any places to watch for cheapness?

PCPartPicker checks a bunch of places for you, no?

Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2016, 05:47:55 PM »

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Any places to watch for cheapness?

PCPartPicker checks a bunch of places for you, no?

Yea, but I've found the MoBo, PSU, and HDD for cheaper by hunting on MicroCenter and through Fry's daily promos.  GTX 960 promo sale for 100 I missed was also not shown on PCPartPicker.  Thus the question: any other good spots to watch?

I usually shop Newegg or Amazon

PCPartPicker does a good job on listing those.
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2016, 05:51:31 PM »

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http://slickdeals.net/deals/computer-parts/

I don't build much like I used to. I mean I still build all my own stuff but I don't upgrade as much as I used to. Slick Deals has some good sales sometimes, though it seems to have become almost like just an advertisement page for sales for brands over the years.

Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2016, 06:12:52 PM »

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http://slickdeals.net/deals/computer-parts/

I don't build much like I used to. I mean I still build all my own stuff but I don't upgrade as much as I used to. Slick Deals has some good sales sometimes, though it seems to have become almost like just an advertisement page for sales for brands over the years.

Yea, SD isn't what it used to be.  Neither is TechBargains.  Monitoring them daily none the less.

List I'm monitoring:
Amazon
PCPartPicker
TechBargains
SlickDeals
Fry's
MicroCenter
TigerDirect
NewEgg
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2016, 03:30:31 PM »

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I've been keeping an eye on prices for the past couple months on PCPartpicker.

Here's the vague outline of a build I'm looking at: https://pcpartpicker.com/user/RagingOrgyNuns/saved/#view=4wkV3C

My first question for you is why the 4690K vs the 6600K? They are the same price. The other thing to consider is that the Broadwell-E series of CPUs are about to come out. That will most likely affect the price of what is currently on the market. You might be able to get something cheaper or get a newer CPU. http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Processors/Intel-Core-i7-6950X-10-core-Broadwell-E-Review

Depending on how concerned you are about hard drives failing, you could consider an enterprise one. It would cost you a premium. I was talking with a guy who used to work in data centers and he swears by HGST hard drives for storage. I'm not sure I'd be willing to fork over the extra money for one, but it is something to think about.

Lastly, the motherboard you selected does not have any USB 3.1 ports. http://www.velocitymicro.com/blog/usb-3-1-vs-usb-type-c-vs-usb-3-0-whats-the-difference/

I have been using the Occulus Rift requirements as a generalized minimum reqs for what I am looking at building: https://www.oculus.com/en-us/rift/ (down near the bottom).

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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2016, 09:18:18 AM »

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The 4690K and 6600K are pretty much the same except the 6600K supports DDR4 RAM and he's using DDR3 RAM. If he changes to the 6600K he needs to pick a new motherboard since his only supports DDR3 plus DDR4 RAM. It may be that even at the same price the 6600K is more expensive or that he isn't getting the same features he wants for the same price point and quality in regards to the motherboard.

The USB 3.1 vs 3.0 is fairly arbitrary since you can always use a hub if you really needed type C and you'd need to transfer a very large file off of an SSD to appreciate the bandwidth increase, which at that point, you might as well be using the network for better speeds anyway. Not that USB 3.1 isn't nice but at least for me, it wouldn't be a deal breaker at all.


Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2016, 10:28:57 AM »

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Good to know.

I'd also add that as I've been tracking the prices from my build, the low point was about $960 a month ago and now it is up to $1100.
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #11 on: June 06, 2016, 10:06:04 AM »

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Looks like the best time of the year to buy was last month as far as prices go. Just something to keep in mind for future builds.
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #12 on: June 06, 2016, 11:09:42 PM »

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Looks like the best time of the year to buy was last month as far as prices go. Just something to keep in mind for future builds.

Aint that always the truth.


Some clarification:
MoBo on PCPart pick list was the wrong Z97-e (one I am getting is the Z97-e w/ usb 3.1)
Not forking out the dough for DDR4 and a CPU to support it.

Fixed the MoBo error, changed the RAM:  Muh Build 2.0

Any thoughts on build design or a way to slim down the price would be appreciated.
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #13 on: June 07, 2016, 09:33:11 AM »

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Aside from not buying 2 monitors?

As for DDR 4 and CPUs, they are pretty much the same price as what you have. In the build I put together, the memory I was looking at is actually cheaper than what you picked out. The CPU, on the other hand is $10 more: https://pcpartpicker.com/user/RagingOrgyNuns/saved/#view=4wkV3C. So you'd be paying $8 more for the newer tech with almost identical stats. Agent can correct me if I'm wrong (and I hope he will), but I think Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor uses less electricity and gives off less heat which might save you that $8 over a couple years (but that is just me guessing on how much electricity actually costs).

I think you could also save some moolah on your case as well as your power supply. The power supply in my build has a platinum rating and is $30 cheaper. In theory it should save you some cash on your electric bills as well. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/80_Plus

As for the case, you should be able to find something in the $50-$70 range that will be pretty comparable to the one you have.

The main difference between our builds are your $800 for 2 monitors.

My only other comment is one that would increase your cost, and that is to not buy a 1TB HDD. Unless you have some external HDD's, then you are going to run out of space in no time at all. For $200, you could get a 5TB HDD. I'm not saying that is the one to buy, just that I think at least 2TB and closer to 4 TB is a good goal for a little more money. But then again, you know how you use your computer best. I download a lot of movies and music and am a bit of a packrat and don't delete them.
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #14 on: January 04, 2017, 03:28:10 PM »

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Monk, did you end up building your computer?

I was looking at Civ 6 today and wishing I had a PC... And then I thought about BF1. And then I saw Age of Wonders 3. And then I started looking at PCpartpicker...

Next thing I know, I am already eyeing May and reading up on the latest technology must-haves:

z270 mobo
possibly a Kaby Lake CPU, but maybe just "settle" for an Intel Core i7 6700K (https://smile.amazon.com/Intel-Unlocked-Skylake-Processor-BX80662I76700K/dp/B012M8LXQW)
m.2 SSD

A bed frame for my room since my mattress has been on the floor for the last 8 months...
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2017, 02:27:41 AM »

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Quite litterally was just about to post an update in this:




Here's the final build.

Will be playing some more 'puter type games again soon.

Never played any PoE so may try that one out.

Me and my PC in real life:
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2017, 09:59:32 AM »

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What did you end up doing for monitor(s)?
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #17 on: January 05, 2017, 12:00:40 PM »

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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #18 on: January 06, 2017, 01:26:28 PM »

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Very nice! What are you playing? I don't know how much you guys've been playing with one another but I've certainly been elsewhere.
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #19 on: January 06, 2017, 03:11:12 PM »

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Been playing real life and school lately.

Got too high and installed CS:S rather than CS:GO last night...
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #20 on: January 07, 2017, 07:11:33 PM »

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Got too high and installed CS:S rather than CS:GO last night...

what's the problem
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #21 on: January 09, 2017, 11:46:37 AM »

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You should have installed CS 1.6 :P
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #22 on: January 10, 2017, 01:07:33 AM »

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You should have installed CS 1.6 :P

I said high.  I wasn't tweaking.
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Re: Buildin' a 'puter
« Reply #23 on: January 10, 2017, 10:09:41 AM »

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Those riot shields are a ton of fun.
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