Originally Posted by jarlmaster
Depends on how future proof you want to be. Second one is way more epic but is also double the price... I would go with the first build but maybe add more ram and get a bigger SSD so you get a happy medium. But either way you go you're solid.
It only works so far into time, though. That's the thing. I wouldn't want to buy an uber $800 graphics card and have it be "pretty good" in 4 years. I'd spend $400 to get a great performance now, then in 4 years, if I have to upgrade, I'll spend another $400 to get another "great" card. I guess I've never needed "uber"...you pay through the nose. Newest is always expensive.
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