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    Re: Building computer to play games

    @martialartist81 Thanks for the tip on the cooler. I don't plan on water-cooling because I'm mostly just building the computer as a learning experience and to play games. Definitely been reading up...
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    @Kingdude I'm pretty set on going with an ASUS motherboard, and I've been surfing NewEgg looking at all of their compatible 1150 socket models. It is so difficult to decide which one to pick! I feel...
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    @ Arthur_D Thanks, I guess that makes sense that you would only be able to use one card at a time because they utilize different drivers. I figured if I got the 780 I would have no need for a second...
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    @whatthefunk As this is my first foray into using a OS based on the linux kernel, I don't know what to expect in terms of gaming experience. I'm keeping an open mind and hoping to learn more about...
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    Re: Building computer to play games

    Thanks for responding DanglingPointer. You have a lot of good info.

    I am pretty sure I am going to go for the i7 4770k just for future proofing.

    There are so many commercial 1150 socket Mobo's,...
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    Re: Building computer to play games

    Hi 1s3ct0wn, thanks for responding. Budget is not a big concern. I'm thinking I'll end up spending between 1000-2000 when all is said and done. From my research, this is a reasonable estimate for a...
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    Building computer to play games

    Any suggestions on which CPU/motherboard combinations are good for gaming if I plan to install ubuntu? I'm really thinking the i7-4770K...
  8. Re: Building supercomputer to learn ubuntu and play games.

    Thanks for the heads up! I imagine it will be at least a couple weeks before my computer is fully built and functional so hopefully the new release will be out by then. Any thoughts on commercial...
  9. Building supercomputer to learn ubuntu and play games.

    I want to learn the world of linux and to learn how to build a computer. The computer will be used for some gaming. But I also want to mess around with it to better understand linux. I grew up on...
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