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July 12, 2013 4:16:52 PM

Hey! Im planning of buying a new gaming pc and my budget is 1200 euros. This is what i've come up with:

http://gyazo.com/4db02ef2fad9888f04c4234fdfd220f6

+ Fractal Design R4
+ Windows 7/8


Are there any problems with compatibility, or some other reason that i should change it?

Regards
Me :D 

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July 12, 2013 4:29:02 PM

Parts are all compatible. Looks good. Do you need onboard wifi? If not, there's no reason to get the Z87 pro motherboard. The Z87 plus is cheaper as almost exactly the same board, but without the wifi.
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July 12, 2013 4:31:07 PM

All your parts are compatible. :) 

However, I have never heard of that PSU. Could you post a link of it so I may get a better idea of it.
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July 12, 2013 4:35:33 PM

techknowitall said:
All your parts are compatible. :) 

However, I have never heard of that PSU. Could you post a link of it so I may get a better idea of it.


Super Flower makes a really good PSU. They actually manufacture quite a few other brand's PSUs. The only thing I'd be concerned with is that 'Green' description... sometimes that means they use less power at the expense of performance for the components...
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July 12, 2013 5:25:26 PM

Neospiral said:
Parts are all compatible. Looks good. Do you need onboard wifi? If not, there's no reason to get the Z87 pro motherboard. The Z87 plus is cheaper as almost exactly the same board, but without the wifi.


Not really any need for wifi.
http://www.mindfactory.de/product_info.php/Asus-Z87-A-I... Price different is about 30 euros now that PRO is on sale, so should i get it instead of pro?

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July 12, 2013 5:27:29 PM

souvlaki said:
Neospiral said:
Parts are all compatible. Looks good. Do you need onboard wifi? If not, there's no reason to get the Z87 pro motherboard. The Z87 plus is cheaper as almost exactly the same board, but without the wifi.


Not really any need for wifi.
http://www.mindfactory.de/product_info.php/Asus-Z87-A-I... Price different is about 30 euros now that PRO is on sale, so should i get it instead of pro?



I would. Other than the heat sinks on the North bridge, the two motherboards are identical, except the Plus doesn't have the wifi.
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July 12, 2013 5:35:22 PM

Okay thanks for the tip :) 
So should i then put that 30 euros to cooler and get something better than macho, as haswells tend to run quite hot and i have plans to OC mine?
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July 12, 2013 5:38:49 PM

How much are you planning on OCing? And what would then be the total budget for a cooling solution?
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July 12, 2013 5:42:35 PM

Cooling would be around 60 euros. Will overclock as high as the cooling and processor will allow
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July 12, 2013 5:49:59 PM

If you can swing just a few more euros, look for the Noctua NH-D14. It's about ~73 euros from what I've seen, although I don't have a link. It's the best air cooler you can buy right now, and you should be able to get pretty decent speeds from that CPU, provided you didn't get a dog of a chip :) 
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July 12, 2013 6:07:33 PM

Thanks for the suggestion! I'll look into it and see what i will do. :) 

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July 13, 2013 2:17:38 PM

souvlaki said:
So i decided to go with Thermalright Silver Arrow SBE SE Special as it's 15 euros cheaper and pretty much same with NH-D14.

Althought im not sure which one of the following GTX 760 should i get? Is inno3d the best bang for the buck?

http://www.mindfactory.de/Hardware/Grafikkarten+%28VGA%...


I would get either this one:

http://www.mindfactory.de/product_info.php/2048MB-Gigab...

or:

http://www.mindfactory.de/product_info.php/2048MB-EVGA-...

The Gigabyte has a higher clock speed and better cooling, but the eVGA has better overall warranty and company support. I wouldn't really bother with any of the others. These two are the best options. A few more euros than the cheap Inno3d, but far superior construction and performance. Absolutely worth it.
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