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July 30, 2013 12:27:33 PM

Im building a gaming build soon and plan on running games like dayz, skyrim, fallout, battlefield 3, minecraft and other games maxed out and was wondering if this build:

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

Is sufficient, overkill or good for these games. Specifically the GPU. Are these GPUs good to run these games on ultra? If not which GPU would be best. I'm open to two way sli also. Any feedback is appreciated. Thanks!

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a b 4 Gaming
July 30, 2013 12:52:00 PM

What is your budget? Also your system doesn't have a motherboard...
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a b 4 Gaming
July 30, 2013 1:09:14 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($279.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Swiftech H220 55.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($150.98 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Extreme ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($378.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Patriot Intel Extreme Master, Limited Ed 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($149.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($439.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($85.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($249.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($249.99 @ Amazon)
Sound Card: Asus Xonar DX 24-bit 192 KHz Sound Card ($77.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Fractal Design Define XL R2 (Black Pearl) ATX Full Tower Case ($89.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: XFX 850W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($94.25 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus BW-14D1XT Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Acer B276HULymiidprz 60Hz 27.0" Monitor ($549.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $2970$
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-30 16:08 EDT-0400)


Get these cards which would even outperform a gtx titan
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a c 405 4 Gaming
July 30, 2013 1:10:13 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($279.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($137.45 @ Adorama)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($439.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($85.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 4GB Video Card ($315.91 @ Newegg)
Sound Card: Asus Xonar DX 24-bit 192 KHz Sound Card ($77.99 @ NCIX US)
Wireless Network Adapter: Belkin E9L6000 802.11a/b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter ($45.85 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Cooler Master HAF X ATX Full Tower Case ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 1050W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($139.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus BW-14D1XT Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Acer B276HULymiidprz 60Hz 27.0" Monitor ($549.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $2428.11
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-30 16:09 EDT-0400)
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July 30, 2013 1:22:47 PM

First, I recommended ASUS mobo for your build to use the 4 way optimization for easy OCing.
2nd, Change the VGA to GTX 760 crossfire it's batter performance than GTX 780 and lower price than GTX 780.
3ed, Memory try to fined lower GAS Latency for fast reading.

Best regards
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a b 4 Gaming
July 30, 2013 1:25:07 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($279.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Seidon 240M 86.2 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus Z87-PRO ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($192.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($137.45 @ Adorama)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($439.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($85.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($298.50 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF X ATX Full Tower Case ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Cooler Master V1000 1000W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($149.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($58.99 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Acer B276HULymiidprz 60Hz 27.0" Monitor ($549.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $2488.83

Sn1992 said:

Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Extreme ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($378.99 @ Amazon)
Wireless Network Adapter: Belkin E9L6000 802.11a/b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter ($45.85 @ SuperBiiz)


You do realize that the motherboard has integrated 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac wireless LAN?
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July 30, 2013 2:24:31 PM

Thanks everyone for the help. I forgot the motherboard when creating this build.
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July 30, 2013 2:25:15 PM

And my budget is up to $2500
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a b 4 Gaming
July 30, 2013 2:30:04 PM

Cheeseon said:
And my budget is up to $2500


Even though your original build didn't have a motherboard, I figured as much. The Asus Z87 Pro includes integrated WiFi and there really isn't going to be any discernible difference in sound quality from the on-board sound and the premium sound card you picked out.
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a c 405 4 Gaming
July 30, 2013 2:49:09 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 PROFESSIONAL ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($214.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($120.14 @ Amazon)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($136.98 @ Mac Mall)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($399.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($399.99 @ Amazon)
Sound Card: Asus Xonar DX 24-bit 192 KHz Sound Card ($77.99 @ NCIX US)
Wireless Network Adapter: Belkin E9L6000 802.11a/b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter ($45.85 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Cooler Master HAF X ATX Full Tower Case ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 1050W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($139.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus BW-14D1XT Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: AOC e2752Vh 60Hz 27.0" Monitor ($248.73 @ TigerDirect)
Total: $2489.56
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-30 17:47 EDT-0400)
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July 31, 2013 1:30:16 PM

Should I go with 128 GB of SSD or 512?
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a c 405 4 Gaming
July 31, 2013 1:31:10 PM

Samsung 840 pro 256gb.
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July 31, 2013 1:42:42 PM

Cheeseon said:
Should I go with 128 GB of SSD or 512?


You can get Samsung 840 PRO 512 or 256x2 RAID0 or 128x2 RAID0 or x4 for RAID10
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July 31, 2013 1:51:41 PM

Should I go with 128 GB of SSD or 512?
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July 31, 2013 1:53:08 PM

Sorry i accidentally posted it again.
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a b 4 Gaming
July 31, 2013 2:00:25 PM

Cheeseon said:
Should I go with 128 GB of SSD or 512?


You should figure out what your storage needs are...
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August 3, 2013 9:26:49 AM

Should I get any extra fans or is the ones that come with it enough? And should I go with a liquid CPU cooler or a fan?
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