How To – AMD FX ATX Gaming Rig

Today we’re going to show you a guide on how to build an AMD based system. This rig should be a multi-talent and we want it to perform everyday tasks very well. Therefore we occasionally wish to play games with FullHD resolution. We also want this system to be very silent and upgradeable.



A few months ago we published an article about building a powerful mATX gaming rig based on an Intel hexacore CPU and a fast graphics card. Despite Intel has dominated the enthisiast market for years, we believe that AMD can still provide a compelling mid-range solution, especially if you consider the price / performance ratio. On the following pages we will show the components used in our system and a brief summary on the achievable performance.