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Are these components compatible and are they good for a gaming pc?

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June 30, 2013 6:24:22 AM

Ok, so im building a gaming pc from scratch. Im still very new to building pc's, as this is my first build. I just want to make sure that all my parts are compatible and that they will be good for gaming. Also, if anyone has any suggestions, that would be great. Thanks!

1x Intel Core i5-4670K Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646I54670K
1x ASUS Z87-PRO LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard COMBO
Western Digital WD Blue WD10EZEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - OEM
Corsair Obsidian Series 650D (CC650DW-1) Black Aluminum / Steel ATX Mid Tower Case
GIGABYTE GV-N770OC-2GD GeForce GTX 770 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready Video Card
SanDisk ReadyCache SDSSDRC-032G-G26 2.5" 32GB SATA III for Windows 7 and Windows 8 -based PCs
Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model 996995
CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX850M 850W ATX12V v2.31 / EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Semi Modular High Performance Power Supply New 4th Gen CPU Certified Haswell Ready
ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM
Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit (Full Version) - OEM

Ok so just tell me I I should look at changing any of these parts. Also, just let me know if these components will be good for playing games like Battlefield or Total War. Thanks a lot.
a b 4 Gaming
June 30, 2013 6:48:16 AM

Great MoBo / CPU choice but save $90 and get the combo (assume US)

MoBo - $360 - ASUS Z87 Pro http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
CPU - incl. w/ above - Intel Core i5-4670k Included w/ above and MoBo has built in wireless, $80 combo discount and $10 off w/ promo code Z87MB617, ends 6/30

SSD is wayyyy too small. If budget tight, get the Seagate hybrid SSD / HD (750 GB, 7200 rpm). Blue is intend ed for office usage, not high performance, ya want the black.

HD - $160 Caviar Black 2TB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
SSD - $250 - Samsung 840 Pro 256GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

The case you picked is great..... but almost HUGE. With today's efficient CPUs and GPUs tho I really don't see the need for such large cases. And given the huge discounts, Id suggest the Corsair 500R, which if ya look at the dimensions is not that much smaller than the 650D .... 500R has 10 gfan mounts and 8 expansion slots. As for the PSU, avoid the models with the M suffix, see jonnyguru reviews on the M versus the V2..... big difference.

Case - $150 - Corsair 500R White http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
$45 MIR
PSU - incl. w/ above - Corsair TX750 included with above

No overclocking ? If so ... the Phanteks and Shin Etsu top the thermal charts, the cooler has 5 year warranty and great aesthetics ..... if budget limits choices, the Hyper 212

Cooler - $80 - Phanteks PH-TC14 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
TIM - $7 - Shin Etsu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...





a b 4 Gaming
June 30, 2013 7:09:02 AM

Looks nice.
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