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Is this a good future-proof gaming build?

ASUS GTX770-DC2OC-2GD5: $409.99
Intel Core i5-4670K Haswell: $239.99
ASUS MAXIMUS VI HERO: $229.99
Phantom 410: 99.99
Corsair Enthusiast Series TX 750: $93.49
Microsoft Windows 7: $99.99
CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB: $69.99
LG Black 14X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA BDXL Blu-Ray Burner : $79.99
WD Blue 1 TB Desktop Hard Drive: $66.19
COUGAR CF-V12H Vortex Hydro-Dynamic-Bearing: 14.99x4= $60
CORSAIR Hydro Series H55 Quiet CPU Coolers: $66.99
Total: $1,507
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  1. Great build. The only thing you are missing is a SSD for faster booting/loads/saves.

    The motherboard is quite expensive, perhaps a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128592

    It saves you $100. Wait! Here's a $110 SSD http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147185
  2. You can get it even cheaper!

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/samsung-internal-hard-drive-mz7td120bw

    Or

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/sandisk-internal-hard-drive-sdssdhp128gg25

    PSU is a little excessive unless you plan on overclocking your hardware to absolute breaking point (in which case keep the 750 watts).
  3. sam_p_lay said:
    You can get it even cheaper!

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/samsung-internal-hard-drive-mz7td120bw

    Or

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/sandisk-internal-hard-drive-sdssdhp128gg25

    PSU is a little excessive unless you plan on overclocking your hardware to absolute breaking point (in which case keep the 750 watts).

    I figured if i ever wanted to add more parts or run sli i could :).
  4. babernet_1 said:
    Great build. The only thing you are missing is a SSD for faster booting/loads/saves.

    The motherboard is quite expensive, perhaps a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128592

    It saves you $100. Wait! Here's a $110 SSD http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147185


    I was kinda worried about other brands reviews and reputation for their motherboards, but i noticed asus has mostly good feedback. Have you had good experiences with gigabyte or other brands?
  5. Motherboards are very complex pieces of equipment. It seems all of them can have problems. Even your Maximus has about 14% bad reviews.
  6. Best answer
    I've had very good experiences with MSI and Gigabyte and stick to just using those now.
  7. sam_p_lay said:
    I've had very good experiences with MSI and Gigabyte and stick to just using those now.


    How about this msi board its cheaper and matches my color scheme: http://
  8. colossalbreacker said:
    sam_p_lay said:
    I've had very good experiences with MSI and Gigabyte and stick to just using those now.


    How about this msi board its cheaper and matches my color scheme: http://


    The board? It looks nice.
  9. ~The list fixed after recommendations~
    ASUS GTX770-DC2OC-2GD5: $409.99
    Intel Core i5-4670K Haswell: $239.99
    MSI Z87-G45 Gaming LGA 1150 Intel Z87: $149.99
    Phantom 410: 99.99
    Corsair Enthusiast Series TX 750: $93.49
    Microsoft Windows 7: $99.99
    G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600: $71.99
    LG Black 14X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA BDXL Blu-Ray Burner : $79.99
    WD Blue 1 TB Desktop Hard Drive: $66.19
    COUGAR CF-V12H Vortex Hydro-Dynamic-Bearing: 14.99x4= $60
    CORSAIR Hydro Series H55 Quiet CPU Coolers: $66.99
    Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5in SATA3 MDX Solid State Disk: $92.99
    Total: $1,530
  10. Looks awesome to me :-) Only thing I'd change (least important component arguably) is the writer - I've found Samsung drives to be far more reliable. Possibly also ASUS - I've never tried one of their writers.
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