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Haswell Gaming Build ($1400)

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July 27, 2013 9:52:17 PM

For a new build i am deciding to go with a haswell build. The i7 processor is for other programs that i am going to be using such as photoshop, Cinema 4D, Vegas. I dont need an SSD to start with and if i decide later on then i can add one in.

I am going to OC
1080p 120hz monitor
no microcenter
maybe sli
prefer intel cpu

so this is the build i came up with:

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CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($339.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($189.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($123.30 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($415.91 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($104.02 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $1395.18
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-28 00:48 EDT-0400)

will this work and i am getting the selected mobo from a friend for $130.

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July 27, 2013 9:56:11 PM

for what you are wanting that is an awesome build since you can get that mobo and cpu cooler for the price it is at, everything will work great. if you are going sli i would get a higher psu now then later on though.
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July 27, 2013 10:01:17 PM

thanks man the mobo is a great deal and yeah i wont most likely just getting a better card but thanks for the fast reply!
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