December 5, 2013

My gaming PC

After a long wait, since april when i bought a nice Gigabyte motherboard, i finally built my gaming PC. It's a budget gaming rig, it's not the best out there but it will serve its purpose.

Kalashna, my gaming PC, reuses some hardware i already owned but the main parts are brand new and i'm upgrading the reused parts soon. I actually built it a week ago but i have no camera now so i cannot take it pics [a friend of mine haven't returned my camera yet], that's why i didn't post before.

Kalashna's specs are the following:
Mainboard: Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3
CPU: AMD FX 8320 3.5 GHz [4.0 GHz turbo], 8 MB cache L2, 8 MB cache L3
Memory: Crucial Ballistix 4 GB DDR3 1600 8-8-8-24 [going to be upgraded to 8 GB asap]
Primary graphics card: MSI Nvidia Geforce GTX OC 2 GB GDDR5 memory
Secondary graphics card: EVGA Nvida Geforce GT 545 1.5 GB DDR3 memory [it handles PhysX but not dedicated to it]
Hard disk: Western Digital Blue SATA 3, 500 GB, 16 MB cache
Power supply: Diablotek UL series 675 Watts
DVD burner: Lite On DVD burner [this part is not that interesting]
Case Thermaltake V4 Black Edition, 1 rear fan, 1 front fan, 1 bottom fan, 2 top fans [all fans 120mm]
CPU cooler: Cooler Master N520, 2 fans [huge fan if you ask me]

I feel really happy with my new PC build, specially because it will be dedicated just to gaming and perhaps some video encoding when i have the need. As of performance, well i feel it more responsive than my previous gaming setup, but let's remember it's the same graphic cards and i have only 4 gigs of RAM, before i had 8 but despite that games run well and look nice also. I'm proud of my gaming PC and i should be using it a lot, for the purpose it was made: gaming bitch!!!

-->Update: i got a new graphic card, so i have to change the specs.

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