AMD R7 1700X @ 4.0 GHz Gaming/Game Dev Rig Build

We have been playing with these AMD parts a lot, and we have had amazing luck in the overclocking department. Our 1800X is not stable at 4.2 and this one is running nicely at 4.0 at only 1.33V. That’s good for all day computing.

Also, these CPUs are an unreal value for unreal engine (or unity, cryengine, etc.) development because they are pretty good at gaming and awesome at productivity. At this price, it’s a no-brainer for game development.

Here are the specs:

Specs and prices:

We built this PC with spare parts. If you are serious you should consider the following:

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