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Initial post: Dec 17, 2012, 8:48:03 PM PST
Dr Black says:
im thinking about getting a computer from ibuypower with this specs:

i7-3770k
nvidia geforce gtx 660 (or AMD 7850)
8 gig ram
1 TB HDD

Are there any bottlenecks to this system or anything that is worth uprgading or downgrading based on price? Also, which is better, the gtx 660 or HD 7850?

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 18, 2012, 10:31:48 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 18, 2012, 10:32:00 AM PST
You need to make sure you upgrade your power supply to a name brand. ibuypower and cyberpower usually skimp on the PSU and put in something cheap.

Posted on Dec 18, 2012, 1:48:55 PM PST
Dr Black says:
Alright thanks! Any other problems/weaknesses?

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 18, 2012, 4:51:15 PM PST
Not really. That's a decent mid-range video card and the CPU will last you for years. You can always upgrade your graphics card down the road and your CPU won't bottleneck it.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 18, 2012, 5:27:55 PM PST
That setup is fine, no bottlenecks, it will play anything you throw at it.

Posted on Dec 22, 2012, 5:21:11 AM PST
mc-Hotsauce says:
That is not bad for an ibuy setup.
and yes to a better PSU!
;)

Posted on Dec 26, 2012, 7:38:24 PM PST
make sure your motherboard is actually good. a mediocre board is something you'll be carrying with you until its dying days.

Posted on Dec 27, 2012, 12:47:45 AM PST
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Posted on Dec 27, 2012, 12:58:47 PM PST
A customer says:
Let me guess, spending over 1k?
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