Solved final build - need criticism Tags: Components Last response: July 12, 2013 7:32 PM in Components Share kmic July 12, 2013 6:41:34 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks 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: $1176.35 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-12 21:37 EDT-0400) This is going to be a gaming PC for 1,200 dollars I'm buying this weekend any last minute changes? Also I dont need a CPU cooler right now cause i'm gonna OC later More about : final build criticism JRAtk94 July 12, 2013 6:47:38 PM Caviar Blue Caviar Black I'd get an XFX PSU instead of that Rosewill as well. The rest looks pretty good to me m 0 l kmic July 12, 2013 6:56:27 PM JRAtk94 said:Caviar Blue Caviar Black I'd get an XFX PSU instead of that Rosewill as well. The rest looks pretty good to me hmm why is caviar black better i wonder? caviar blue is 30 dollars cheaper also i agree with PSU hows this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Related resources Building a PC. Need Constructive Criticism - Forum FINALIZED BUILD YOUR THOUGHTS PLEASE CRITICISM WELCOME - Forum My first build... Need constructive criticism - Forum First time building a computer, need criticism. - Forum 850$ Build Need Suggestions / Criticism - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution JRAtk94 July 12, 2013 7:01:30 PM 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 Share kmic July 12, 2013 7:04:17 PM 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 m 0 l JRAtk94 July 12, 2013 7:07:07 PM Cooler Master Storm Scout 2 Advanced - absolutely beautiful case, with outstanding build quality. m 0 l kmic July 12, 2013 7:16:23 PM 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 m 0 l JRAtk94 July 12, 2013 7:17:56 PM 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 m 0 l kmic July 12, 2013 7:21:05 PM 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 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 http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-case-sgc5000... m 0 l JRAtk94 July 12, 2013 7:32:24 PM No worries mate And aiye, I've seen the Stryker before. It's a mental piece of kit Good luck with your build, bud m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBuilding Gaming PC from scratch, need criticism. Forum SolvedCompatable, Alright $800 build? Criticism needed! Forum SolvedNew Gaming Rig Build, criticism needed Forum New HIGH END Build (~$4500) - Need criticism and opinions (48HRs till build) Forum First time Gaming pc build. Need general advice about it and criticism Forum $1500 System, First Build, Need thoughts & Criticism! Forum New build, need criticism! 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