Sherdog PC Build/Buy Thread, v6: My Power Supply Burned Down My House

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  1. Woldog

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    not something i can do right away. its just to get her back and running
     
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    Do what I do, use the ram then when you can afford to upgrade, sell your current ram. Once it sells buy the new ram and post the old ram when it arrives. I'm currently in the process of doing that right now
     
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    Memory is a bit cheaper online. 16 gb is fine though. Maybe 2666hz with Intel.

    Nice cpu. Id probably bundle it with a cheaper mobo, but that's just me.

    You already have an ssd? I forget what broke.
     
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    no ill be picking one up on that same day


    wanna see?
     
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    Depending on your strategy, mining with 5-6 GPUs in a single PC is worth it over the long run. Right now you will basically break even with your electric bill if you cash out each month. But if you hold the coins and prices go up, you stand to make a lot of money. Also, you don't mine BTC directly. You are right in that you need a factory farm to make BTC worth mining. Instead, you mine alt coins, then sell them for BTC or hold them. Its a gamble, but one that pays off. If I had held my coins from when I mined back in 2014 I could have sold them for over $300k. But I took the lower risk and cashed all mine out years ago. It is something I regret every day, and I am looking at starting up another mining rig .
     
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    Nah just making sure you're getting one since you didn't list it
     
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    I think you let time pass you by, people are getting out of mining like lemmings jumping off cliffs.

    But it can be a good thing, you can pick up parts people are dumping lightly used to even new in box at Bargin bin prices, so if you get in at a lower price point and save up coin for an uptick it’s a possible strategy that I’ve started to wonder about.
     
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    You regret it? I threw out a harddrive with 1000 bit coins I bought back in 2010 after 50 Cent told me they would be the next big thing. I thew it out because I forgot all about them lmao. Its sad but I find it hard to miss money I never really had.
     
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    I dumped my mining rigs in 2014 for the same reason people are dumping thjem now. The smart ones stuck to the game and profited over the long term.
     
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    I'd say the smart ones are the blackmarket steroid dealers who get every payment in BC and have since 2010. They'd be millionaires now.
     
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    i couldn't, i got a SSD though. we ended up ordering off amazon since this bullshit micro center policy
     
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    I’ve been leaning more and more to the 2600 lately, I should just order one but I’ve got no idea what mobo to get yet, I haven’t started down that wormhole yet
     
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    I bought Far Cry 5 but couldn't play it. I want to upgrade my PC not only to be able to play FC5 but also Elder Scrolls 6 when it comes out. What should I do with my PC?

    Current specs:
    CPU- Intel Core i-5 4460@3.20 GHz
    Video Card- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    RAM- 8GB
     
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    Someone obviously better equipped to answer this will come along but I’m curious to know why it won’t run on those specs.

    What resolution and screen size are you trying to play it on?
     
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    TBC, it could play FC5 with the specs I wrote, it just lags so much it simply doesn't sync with how a normal gamer plays.

    1680 x 1050 resolution

    Screen size is something like 24 by 16 inches.
     
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    I figured that’s what you meant by “couldn’t play it” and was wondering if you were playing at 1080p or 4K.

    On that size screen turn that shit down to 720p so you can play until you upgrade.

    Or even try 1440x900 to keep your 16:10 aspect ratio
     
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    According to this, and 1080p requiments which are a little more taxing than yours the cpu is the bottle neck in your system.

    far cry 5 minimum system requirements 1080p
    https://www.game-debate.com/games/index.php?g_id=31290&game=Far Cry 5

    The ryzen 5 posted above would do it the cheapest, step up some cash for the i7
     

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