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New Build, tell me what you think? (Need to order today "Sunday")

Here is my build that I created after reading and getting advice. I have some concerns on the Motherboard as there are so many and I want to get my money worth on one with good quality and service. I have owned both Gigabyte and ASUS boards. More recently Asus ROG boards. But read they have been having some quality issues? I didn't add a sound card yet as I was unsure of what board I was getting. The motherboards I was considering was the Hero, GD65 from MSI, MPOWER also. Any recommendations there?

This system for now will be running my Apple 27" Cinema display running at 2560x1440.

The case I just switched from a Fractal R4 Define or a Fractal R2 XL. I think this maybe a wise choice for cooling, and quietness. Do you think this was wise or should I go back? Do you think I need to add any more fans? I will want to OC this processor. The only thing I question on this case is if I can access the back of the board easily to remove the processor heatsink.

I will use this system mostly for gaming, but also Photo editing, video editing, and IT related stuff like VMWARE, etc. I have Windows 7 64 bit Enterprise or Win 8 Pro that I will install, depending what I want to use.

My max budget is $2400. So I am still under it a little.

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/nizmoz/saved/1Xsk

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1gApx
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1gApx/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1gApx/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($339.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($78.98 @ Outlet PC)
Thermal Compound: Arctic Cooling MX4 4g Thermal Paste ($9.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD4H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($198.49 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper Gaming Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($134.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($214.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($122.22 @ Amazon)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card ($659.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Silverstone FT02B-W ATX Mid Tower Case ($238.98 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: SeaSonic Platinum 1000W 80 PLUS Platinum Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($225.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Optical Drive: Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $2174.59
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-14 14:44 EDT-0400)
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  1. I have an hour left and I need to order. Wish I had an answer on this. :(
  2. Best answer
    Sorry if this is to late, but take a look at this if you haven't ordered it yet

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1gHLC

    I'd like to think this is a good build.
  3. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1gHmc

    This is what I ordered and I did already.
  4. Not bad system either way. Hopefully the Noctua doesn't cover up some of your RAM slots, those coolers are known to be massive
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