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CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: MSI Z87-G43 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($68.46 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Sandisk Ultra Plus 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($89.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($408.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Rosewill BlackHawk ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1176.35
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-12 21:37 EDT-0400)

This is going to be a gaming PC for 1,200 dollars
I'm buying this weekend any last minute changes?
Also I dont need a CPU cooler right now cause i'm gonna OC later
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  1. Caviar Blue Caviar Black :)

    I'd get an XFX PSU instead of that Rosewill as well.

    The rest looks pretty good to me :)
  2. JRAtk94 said:
    Caviar Blue Caviar Black :)

    I'd get an XFX PSU instead of that Rosewill as well.

    The rest looks pretty good to me :)


    hmm why is caviar black better i wonder? caviar blue is 30 dollars cheaper

    also i agree with PSU hows this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207022&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&cm_sp=&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=
  3. Best answer
    Caviar Black is made with higher quality components, has a longer warranty and is a lot faster than the Caviar Blue (maybe up to 20% faster?). Definitely worth the 30$ extra imo.

    And yep, that's the exact PSU that I would've suggested :)
  4. JRAtk94 said:
    Caviar Black is made with higher quality components, has a longer warranty and is a lot faster than the Caviar Blue (maybe up to 20% faster?). Definitely worth the 30$ extra imo.

    And yep, that's the exact PSU that I would've suggested :)


    Awesome!

    Are there any better looking cases out there for around the same price as the one i listed? I really like the NZXT mid towers but Idk how good they are with cable management and airflow and such
  5. Cooler Master Storm Scout 2 Advanced - absolutely beautiful case, with outstanding build quality. :)
  6. JRAtk94 said:
    Cooler Master Storm Scout 2 Advanced - absolutely beautiful case, with outstanding build quality. :)


    definetly a nice case, but would I have to instal my own fans because I only see one fan in the back
  7. The "advanced" version comes with 2 in the front and 1 in the back :)

    The "standard" version only comes with 1 in the back.

    So, make sure you get the "advanced" one :D
  8. JRAtk94 said:
    The "advanced" version comes with 2 in the front and 1 in the back :)

    The "standard" version only comes with 1 in the back.

    So, make sure you get the "advanced" one :D


    Ok I like this case I'm gonna go with it, thank you!

    This is also a sexy case but its too expensive for me :p
    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-case-sgc5000wkwn1
  9. No worries mate :)

    And aiye, I've seen the Stryker before. It's a mental piece of kit :lol:

    Good luck with your build, bud :)
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