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First Home Made Gaming PC

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Last response: in Systems
June 12, 2013 7:22:22 PM

I'm trying to build my first gaming PC and really don't know much about it, these are the parts I've looked up and I was wondering whether they would be compatible or if I should add anything else.

-Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz 4th Generation Desktop Processor LGA 1150
-Gigabyte GA-Z87X-D3H Intel Z87 LGA 1150 ATX Motherboard
-Kingston Value RAM 4GB 1600MHz PC3-12800 DDR3 Non-ECC CL11 DIMM SR x8 Desktop Memory (KVR16N11S8/4) x 3
-EVGA GeForce GTX 660 SUPERCLOCKED 2048MB GDDR5 DVI HDMI DP Graphics Card 02G-P4-2662-KR
-WD Blue 1 TB Desktop Hard Drive: 3.5 Inch, 7200 RPM
-TT TR2 700W PSU
-Rosewill Gaming ATX Full Tower Computer Case THOR V2
-Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit (OEM) System Builder DVD 1 Pack

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a b 4 Gaming
June 12, 2013 7:28:26 PM

1. could you be more specific on the RAM, do you mean "notebook" RAM? You need desktop RAM.

2. 700W is overkill unless you plan on SLI
a b 4 Gaming
June 12, 2013 7:34:19 PM

U need two sticks of ram in a kit for a total of 8gb. I'd trade down to 4670k and put the money into the gpu. Add an hyper 212 evo cpu cooler.

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