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by cr0s3 / May 18, 2015 6:04 PM PDT

Motherboard - MSI B85-G41 PC Mate
CPU - i5-4690K 3.9ghz vs Xeon®E3-1225 v3 3.6ghz
RAM - Crucial Ballistix 8 GB
PSU - Cooler Master B600
GPU - GeForce GTX 660
HDD - 1 tb

At first the machine will be in very simple case and without cooling.
All the parts are new and come on a price for 480 Euro is that a good price?
Later on i will buy cooling system and change to GTX 980 or 2x QUADRO

I`ve been pointed to buy Intel Core i5 4590
3.3 GHz and MSI H97 PC Mate and i wonder what to do.

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Odd choice on the quaddro.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 19, 2015 1:18 AM PDT
In reply to: New configuration help

I take it this is not for gaming but some 3D CAD that calls out the quaddro?

The GTX is pretty dated but will run almost all games (1080p, low to medium settings.)

PS. Prices vary a lot over the globe. Here in the USA I might do better but that doesn't mean it's not a good deal where you are.

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by cr0s3 / May 19, 2015 7:43 PM PDT

Thank your for the answer.
I`m buying this GTX because i can find it cheap now.
I go for the Quadro because i would like to render things in maya faster and i believe it can be achieved with the Quadro, correct me if i`m wrong.
Otherwise can you recommend GTX card from the caliber of 960 but cheaper

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I'll disagree on the Maya angle.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 20, 2015 12:05 AM PDT
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After seeing current gen GPUs beat the old Quadro line I can't guess why anyone would get them except "it's cheap."

As to the GPU, the gamers around here "settle" for the 970 but many get the 980. At 350 bucks that's one heck of a deal as well as delivering 1080p gaming.

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