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June 28, 2013 5:19:06 PM

Hey everyone, this week i was hoping to upgrade my current build and would like to get your opinions on what i've put together below, much thanks!

Approximate Purchase Date: This Week

System Usage from Most to Least Important: ( Gaming, AutoCad, Video edit, surfing the internet, watching movies)

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg, amazon

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Eventually

Your Monitor Resolution: 1080p atm


CPU: i7-4770K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MOBO: Asus Maximus VI Extreme
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: Asus GTX770 DirectCuII
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM: 16GB (2x8) G.Skill Vengeance Blue (own)

HDD: 500GB WD Green (own)

SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256gb (own)

Power Supply: Need help with this one, i have a CM 620M2 but id like more power and full modular capability

Monitor : Asus 23" 1080p (own)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case: CM Storm Stryker (own)

Mouse: Razer Naga wireless (own)

OS: Windows 8 (Own)

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June 28, 2013 5:55:47 PM

for gaming the i7 is a bit overkill, the i5 would be a better bet. however, for activities that benefit from more than four cores, it could be worth it.

GPU looks good, should handle everything great at 1080p.

your motherboard is complete overkill. go with the ASRocks Z87 Extreme6, Asus Z87 Pro, or Gigabyte’s Z87X-UD4H and save the money for future upgrades.
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