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June 12, 2013 5:10:03 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Within Two Weeks

Budget Range: Max $1500 Before Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important:Gaming, programming, photo editing/manipulation. I'm usually run Folding@home as well.

Are you buying a monitor: No

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg and Amazon

Location: USA

Parts Preferences: Intel

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe in future.

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Currently using a 2 1/2 year old laptop. Would like to play current and next generation games as disappointed in next generation consoles.

Parts List:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/15MBq

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme6 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory
SSD: Crucial M4 64GB 2.5" Solid State Disk
Harddrive: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
GPU: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card
Case: NZXT Switch 810 (White) ATX Full Tower Case
PSU: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply
CD/DVD Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer

Checking to make sure parts work well together, and looking for suggestions on if these are good parts etc.

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June 12, 2013 5:29:33 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($78.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme6 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($169.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($129.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Corsair Neutron Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: NZXT Phantom 630 (White) ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1396.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-12 20:29 EDT-0400)]

Changed Case and SSD, looks good overall.

Good Luck!
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