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July 27, 2013 9:59:04 AM

Over the next few weeks I'm going to start ordering the rest of my parts. Just ordered my monitor today. Just want you guys to look over the my build and see what could be better/kept the same. Also I am currently deciding whether or not to get the gtx 760/770. Definetly want a powerful graphics card. I do not plan on overclocking my cpu, just my gpu.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Pro4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($62.13 @ TigerDirect)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($67.95 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ Amazon)
Wireless Network Adapter: Rosewill RNX-N600UBE 802.11a/b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter ($27.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Tempest 410 ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA NEX750B BRONZE 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($68.98 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Acer H236HLbid 60Hz 23.0" Monitor (Purchased For $153.97)
Total: $1175.98
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-27 12:59 EDT-0400)

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July 27, 2013 10:14:04 AM

-Get the 4670k cpu. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80646i54670k
-Better psu. This is cheap now: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1650xxxb...
-cpu cooler http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-cpu-cooler-r...
maybe better mobo for overcloking: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asrock-motherboard-h87perf...
this is cheap memory now: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-bls2k4g3d16...
You do not need 750w psu because your mobo do not support sli. 550w or 650w is enough for one videocard.
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July 27, 2013 10:28:19 AM

AxlFone said:
-Get the 4670k cpu. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80646i54670k
-Better psu. This is cheap now: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1650xxxb...
-cpu cooler http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-cpu-cooler-r...
maybe better mobo for overcloking: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asrock-motherboard-h87perf...
this is cheap memory now: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-bls2k4g3d16...
You do not need 750w psu because your mobo do not support sli. 550w or 650w is enough for one videocard.


So sorry as I forgot to mention that I wasn't overclocking my cpu at all. Would I still need a z87 mobo for OC my gpu?

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July 27, 2013 10:42:11 AM

kokoshi5 said:
AxlFone said:
-Get the 4670k cpu. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80646i54670k
-Better psu. This is cheap now: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1650xxxb...
-cpu cooler http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-cpu-cooler-r...
maybe better mobo for overcloking: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asrock-motherboard-h87perf...
this is cheap memory now: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-bls2k4g3d16...
You do not need 750w psu because your mobo do not support sli. 550w or 650w is enough for one videocard.


So sorry as I forgot to mention that I wasn't overclocking my cpu at all. Would I still need a z87 mobo for OC my gpu?



You can OC the intel "K" cpu now with any asrock mobo. That can do it what you did have on "basket"
Look this: http://www.techpowerup.com/186355/cpu-overclocking-on-h...

And you can overclock the GPU too :) 

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July 27, 2013 12:09:42 PM

AxlFone said:
kokoshi5 said:
AxlFone said:
-Get the 4670k cpu. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80646i54670k
-Better psu. This is cheap now: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1650xxxb...
-cpu cooler http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-cpu-cooler-r...
maybe better mobo for overcloking: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asrock-motherboard-h87perf...
this is cheap memory now: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-bls2k4g3d16...
You do not need 750w psu because your mobo do not support sli. 550w or 650w is enough for one videocard.


So sorry as I forgot to mention that I wasn't overclocking my cpu at all. Would I still need a z87 mobo for OC my gpu?



You can OC the intel "K" cpu now with any asrock mobo. That can do it what you did have on "basket"
Look this: http://www.techpowerup.com/186355/cpu-overclocking-on-h...

And you can overclock the GPU too :) 



So is it worth it to move to a K processor and get the asrock. Heard asrock doesn't have good quality mobos.
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July 27, 2013 11:21:58 PM

kokoshi5 said:
AxlFone said:
kokoshi5 said:
AxlFone said:
-Get the 4670k cpu. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80646i54670k
-Better psu. This is cheap now: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1650xxxb...
-cpu cooler http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-cpu-cooler-r...
maybe better mobo for overcloking: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asrock-motherboard-h87perf...
this is cheap memory now: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-bls2k4g3d16...
You do not need 750w psu because your mobo do not support sli. 550w or 650w is enough for one videocard.


So sorry as I forgot to mention that I wasn't overclocking my cpu at all. Would I still need a z87 mobo for OC my gpu?



You can OC the intel "K" cpu now with any asrock mobo. That can do it what you did have on "basket"
Look this: http://www.techpowerup.com/186355/cpu-overclocking-on-h...

And you can overclock the GPU too :) 



So is it worth it to move to a K processor and get the asrock. Heard asrock doesn't have good quality mobos.


Actually they are good. Extreme 4 or 6 are really good. And that what I did suggest is good for you.
Gigabyte X-D3H is really good or this for you because it is cheaper:
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-motherboard-gaz87...

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