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Final Build before purchase

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July 10, 2013 6:49:13 PM

Hey guys,

This is the final build that I a happy with. Just wanting to know if theres anything wrong with it?

Total price comes to about $1920 in AUD

I want to keep it under 2K

This build is for;

90% Gaming
8% Editing
2% Porn

Keen to hear your thoughts.

N.B. Are there still issues with haswell compatible mobo's and the USB problem?

Thanks :) 

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July 10, 2013 6:56:25 PM

usb problem with Haswell is over, but, uh, can you buy from stores in ?
July 10, 2013 7:03:07 PM

I see nothing wrong with your build.
You do have a case??

As a matter of preference, I would not use an all in one cooler when a good air cooler will do.
Liquid coolers tend to be noisy, expensive, and less reliable.
I see tales of woe from leaking coolers. For the same price, you can buy a Noctua NH-D14 or phanteks and cool just as well.
a 4670K gets very hot after you give it 1.3v. Great cooling short of ln2 will not give you much more than .2 or so more oc. I gave up and am content with a no hassle 4.0. How well you can do is mostly dependent on the goodness of your particular chip. I really think that a cm hyper212 will do the job and the money is spent better elsewhere.

Perhaps a 240gb ssd instead?

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July 10, 2013 7:57:06 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-C14 CPU Cooler ($73.00 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme6 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($189.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($189.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($403.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Cooler Master HAF X ATX Full Tower Case ($169.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 650W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($127.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 Professional (OEM) (64-bit)
Total: $1489.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-10 22:54 EDT-0400)

Here is a slight tweak of your plan. Note the 250GB SSD and the world-class air cooler.

A 650W supply would be fine so I upped it to a top quality one with fully modular cables.

Also went to a low profile RAM so it will easily fit under the cooler.
July 10, 2013 8:19:25 PM

awesome guys,

thanks for the input.

I may go the noctura as all the reviews say it has better performance than the corsair h80

i wanted to keep the 850 PSU just in case i decide to xfire/sli (which ever this one is) later

never thought about the profile of the RAM. will need to look into this more. everyones saying i dont need 16gb is this true?