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Do you think my build is good?

Hey guys Ive been researching computer parts and stuff for a few days and I think I found the build I want to get. Im going to be doing video editing for the most part and playing a little bit of dayz and garys mod. I wanted to keep the build under 400 dollars. I cant get the FX 8 core im going to have to stick with 6. Ive seen numerous people that have been told to get the 8 core for video editing but that would go over 400 dollars. Pease give me your constructive criticism! Thanks! https://pcpartpicker.com/user/shanemcamel/saved/#view=GdR8TW
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  1. 1. I always recommend Intel CPU over AMD, but that's my personal preference, you may feel different.

    2. In case you aren't aware, the Cooler Master CPU Cooler comes with it's own tube of thermal paste, so you technically don't need to buy a separate tube, which I recommend you remove since you're on a tight budget.

    3. If you plan on having a lot of big games like DayZ and Garry's Mod with lots of video editing stuff I'd suggest a bigger HDD for storage.

    4. I'd recommend a different case, not a trustworthy manufacturer in my opinion. Something like Corsair, NZXT, Fractal, Cooler Master would be better quality.

    5. A different PSU, not a trustworthy manufacturer, take a look at this post: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html if you scroll down to Tier Five, you'll see CoolMax is a low trust manufacturer, I'd highly HIGHLY advise a better PSU. 600W is overkill.
  2. DaronMal said:
    1. I always recommend Intel CPU over AMD, but that's my personal preference, you may feel different.

    2. In case you aren't aware, the Cooler Master CPU Cooler comes with it's own tube of thermal paste, so you technically don't need to buy a separate tube, which I recommend you remove since you're on a tight budget.

    3. If you plan on having a lot of big games like DayZ and Garry's Mod with lots of video editing stuff I'd suggest a bigger HDD for storage.

    4. I'd recommend a different case, not a trustworthy manufacturer in my opinion. Something like Corsair, NZXT, Fractal, Cooler Master would be better quality.

    5. A different PSU, not a trustworthy manufacturer, take a look at this post: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html if you scroll down to Tier Five, you'll see CoolMax is a low trust manufacturer, I'd highly HIGHLY advise a better PSU. 600W is overkill.


    Thanks for the response!
    I did consider Intel before going into this build but there is no way I would have kept it under $400 dollars.
    I actually took off the thermal paste but it didn't show up I guess
    Garys Mod and Dayz are my only games. I use my PS4 for the rest.
    Do you have any suggestions for a case? I just like how that one hides cords and it has 3 fans!
    I have two of those power supply's laying around so I don't really wanna buy another one...
  3. shanemcamel said:
    DaronMal said:
    1. I always recommend Intel CPU over AMD, but that's my personal preference, you may feel different.

    2. In case you aren't aware, the Cooler Master CPU Cooler comes with it's own tube of thermal paste, so you technically don't need to buy a separate tube, which I recommend you remove since you're on a tight budget.

    3. If you plan on having a lot of big games like DayZ and Garry's Mod with lots of video editing stuff I'd suggest a bigger HDD for storage.

    4. I'd recommend a different case, not a trustworthy manufacturer in my opinion. Something like Corsair, NZXT, Fractal, Cooler Master would be better quality.

    5. A different PSU, not a trustworthy manufacturer, take a look at this post: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html if you scroll down to Tier Five, you'll see CoolMax is a low trust manufacturer, I'd highly HIGHLY advise a better PSU. 600W is overkill.


    Thanks for the response!
    I did consider Intel before going into this build but there is no way I would have kept it under $400 dollars.
    I actually took off the thermal paste but it didn't show up I guess
    Garys Mod and Dayz are my only games. I use my PS4 for the rest.
    Do you have any suggestions for a case? I just like how that one hides cords and it has 3 fans!
    I have two of those power supply's laying around so I don't really wanna buy another one...


    1. Intel over AMD is mostly a preference choice, no big deal! :)

    2. Oh okay, that's fine then.

    3. Still, if you install Windows 8.1, that's about 20GB by default you lose, plus everything else you install, it'll probably be close, and you usually, as a general practice, want to keep either around or less than 75% of a hard drive full, any more and you could run into performance issues.

    4. Most modern cases hide cords by fishing them through the other side of the case where they're not seen through usually a side window panel. Take a look at this case, one of the best cases for a cheap price, great build quality, plenty of room for fans (up to 8, depending on hard drives) and has a default of 2, which wont matter much if you aren't overclocking anything or whatever.

    5. It's your money, your build, I won't tell you what to buy, but I strongly suggest you sell those PSU's and dump a few more dollars into a better quality one, if you wanna cut costs, do it elsewhere, NOT at the PSU, the PSU could fry a component if it fails, or the entire system.
  4. DaronMal said:
    shanemcamel said:
    DaronMal said:
    1. I always recommend Intel CPU over AMD, but that's my personal preference, you may feel different.

    2. In case you aren't aware, the Cooler Master CPU Cooler comes with it's own tube of thermal paste, so you technically don't need to buy a separate tube, which I recommend you remove since you're on a tight budget.

    3. If you plan on having a lot of big games like DayZ and Garry's Mod with lots of video editing stuff I'd suggest a bigger HDD for storage.

    4. I'd recommend a different case, not a trustworthy manufacturer in my opinion. Something like Corsair, NZXT, Fractal, Cooler Master would be better quality.

    5. A different PSU, not a trustworthy manufacturer, take a look at this post: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html if you scroll down to Tier Five, you'll see CoolMax is a low trust manufacturer, I'd highly HIGHLY advise a better PSU. 600W is overkill.


    Thanks for the response!
    I did consider Intel before going into this build but there is no way I would have kept it under $400 dollars.
    I actually took off the thermal paste but it didn't show up I guess
    Garys Mod and Dayz are my only games. I use my PS4 for the rest.
    Do you have any suggestions for a case? I just like how that one hides cords and it has 3 fans!
    I have two of those power supply's laying around so I don't really wanna buy another one...


    1. Intel over AMD is mostly a preference choice, no big deal! :)

    2. Oh okay, that's fine then.

    3. Still, if you install Windows 8.1, that's about 20GB by default you lose, plus everything else you install, it'll probably be close, and you usually, as a general practice, want to keep either around or less than 75% of a hard drive full, any more and you could run into performance issues.

    4. Most modern cases hide cords by fishing them through the other side of the case where they're not seen through usually a side window panel. Take a look at this case, one of the best cases for a cheap price, great build quality, plenty of room for fans (up to 8, depending on hard drives) and has a default of 2, which wont matter much if you aren't overclocking anything or whatever.

    5. It's your money, your build, I won't tell you what to buy, but I strongly suggest you sell those PSU's and dump a few more dollars into a better quality one, if you wanna cut costs, do it elsewhere, NOT at the PSU, the PSU could fry a component if it fails, or the entire system.


    Okay Ill just wipe my 1 TB drive and use that.
    Ill look for a different case with 2 fans. I dont plan to overclock.
    Thanks for the help!
  5. Best answer
    shanemcamel said:
    DaronMal said:
    shanemcamel said:
    DaronMal said:
    1. I always recommend Intel CPU over AMD, but that's my personal preference, you may feel different.

    2. In case you aren't aware, the Cooler Master CPU Cooler comes with it's own tube of thermal paste, so you technically don't need to buy a separate tube, which I recommend you remove since you're on a tight budget.

    3. If you plan on having a lot of big games like DayZ and Garry's Mod with lots of video editing stuff I'd suggest a bigger HDD for storage.

    4. I'd recommend a different case, not a trustworthy manufacturer in my opinion. Something like Corsair, NZXT, Fractal, Cooler Master would be better quality.

    5. A different PSU, not a trustworthy manufacturer, take a look at this post: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html if you scroll down to Tier Five, you'll see CoolMax is a low trust manufacturer, I'd highly HIGHLY advise a better PSU. 600W is overkill.


    Thanks for the response!
    I did consider Intel before going into this build but there is no way I would have kept it under $400 dollars.
    I actually took off the thermal paste but it didn't show up I guess
    Garys Mod and Dayz are my only games. I use my PS4 for the rest.
    Do you have any suggestions for a case? I just like how that one hides cords and it has 3 fans!
    I have two of those power supply's laying around so I don't really wanna buy another one...


    1. Intel over AMD is mostly a preference choice, no big deal! :)

    2. Oh okay, that's fine then.

    3. Still, if you install Windows 8.1, that's about 20GB by default you lose, plus everything else you install, it'll probably be close, and you usually, as a general practice, want to keep either around or less than 75% of a hard drive full, any more and you could run into performance issues.

    4. Most modern cases hide cords by fishing them through the other side of the case where they're not seen through usually a side window panel. Take a look at this case, one of the best cases for a cheap price, great build quality, plenty of room for fans (up to 8, depending on hard drives) and has a default of 2, which wont matter much if you aren't overclocking anything or whatever.

    5. It's your money, your build, I won't tell you what to buy, but I strongly suggest you sell those PSU's and dump a few more dollars into a better quality one, if you wanna cut costs, do it elsewhere, NOT at the PSU, the PSU could fry a component if it fails, or the entire system.


    Okay Ill just wipe my 1 TB drive and use that.
    Ill look for a different case with 2 fans. I dont plan to overclock.
    Thanks for the help!


    No problem :) Feel free to reply if you need anything else!
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