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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2015, 09:56:49 pm »
Get an SSD and a bigger hard drive, and probably look on ebuyer prices are sometimes better.


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Sir Digby Chicken-Caesar

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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2015, 02:20:26 pm »
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Seagate-ST1000DM003-Barracuda-inch-Drive/dp/B006BRBSE8/ is a tiny bit cheaper HD and Seagate is supposed to be a really reliable brand for them.

I've got a 290X myself and spend a bit more because the Sapphire ones are meant to have the best cooling and be the quietest (it's really fucking quiet even under intense load). The 280 should be decent.

Idk about the rest, just skimmed over, going out right now but I'll be back and edit or something.

If you haven't already, compare amazon with ebuyer and overclockers, they're the three I used when I upgraded. A lot of the time amazon works out just slightly cheaper (and free postage compared to overclockers) but iirc the graphics card was cheaper on overclockers even with P&P.
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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2015, 03:20:52 pm »
iv had no problem with WD drives
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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2015, 04:23:07 pm »
£1's a lot of money though. :ugeek:
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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2015, 07:02:12 pm »
how you even afford 290x
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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #6 on: July 06, 2015, 11:11:51 pm »
m8 it's ~£300, that's about average for a top(ish) level graphics card that isn't a 980+. Think the CPU and mobo came to about £250 together as well.

Sapphire Vapor-X Tri-X blah blah, i5 4690k and Z97 ASUS mobo (Pro Gamer or something, despite the silly name it worked out to be the best and cheapest available for potential future crossfire).

Last of the student loan enit.
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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2015, 01:34:20 pm »
Why the 280?

For a few £ more you could get a GTX 970

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2/279-9840979-3988740?url=search-alias%3Dcomputers&field-keywords=GTX+970

Depending on what you play (and at what resolution) will give differing results, but the GTX is miles better at AA than the Radeon. And of the course the massive saving in Power (which also then translates to heat output) is noticeable also


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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2015, 05:55:01 pm »
Why the 280?

For a few £ more you could get a GTX 970

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2/279-9840979-3988740?url=search-alias%3Dcomputers&field-keywords=GTX+970

Depending on what you play (and at what resolution) will give differing results, but the GTX is miles better at AA than the Radeon. And of the course the massive saving in Power (which also then translates to heat output) is noticeable also




>afew

>£260
>£180
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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2015, 11:21:53 am »
Kun, Bask is talking about the 280x, not the 280.

280 = £180
280x = £260

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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #10 on: July 08, 2015, 03:08:06 pm »
nop, 280x prices are changing daily between 160 and 300
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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #11 on: July 08, 2015, 06:30:17 pm »
nop, 280x prices are changing daily between 160 and 300

You linked this one:-

http://www.amazon.co.uk/367/dp/B00HS06554/ref=sr_1_11?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1436125558&sr=1-11&keywords=280x

£248 as I write this, which is why I suggested the GTX970

Apologies I missed the "X" but I was just going by what you linked anyway and finding a comparision ;)
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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #12 on: July 08, 2015, 07:04:19 pm »
twas 160 when i linked
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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2015, 08:37:13 pm »
AMD equivalents are probably going to be cheaper than Nvidia at that level tbh, since >3.5 on the 970.
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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #14 on: July 11, 2015, 09:07:36 am »
As people have said, you need an SSD - for general PCing I would say it is the best value for money out there.

I am currently buying too, my knowledge is fairly limited but I have asked around a few places friends / family etc.

If anyone is able to improve this with DDR4 compatible it would be appreciated - an extra £100 here or there for a solid upgrade is of no issue.

http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/tbzd23

Kun - shove your parts in that website and you will see where to buy them from.

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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #15 on: July 11, 2015, 10:30:30 am »
I dont care much for ssd they are overrated

why would you get ddr4 when its just come out, its just rediculously expensive
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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #17 on: July 12, 2015, 10:56:37 am »
It would be more buying a PC that can upgrade to DDR4 when needed without having to buy a new mobo and CPU.

SSDs aren't over rated at all! They are the best upgrade you can get!

Why not wait until Prime day just incase you save some more?

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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #18 on: July 12, 2015, 12:17:16 pm »
waiting takes too long

isnt that just for prime anyway
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Re: so kun is upgrading pc
« Reply #19 on: July 12, 2015, 09:11:33 pm »
Ah yeah - It is, if you don't have it, then not going to be worth it!

 

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