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First gaming build! Could be better?

Just wondering if anyone could improve upon this not increasing the price too much or reccomend different parts and the such like! Thank you!!!

PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/1nm0C
Price breakdown by merchant: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/1nm0C/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/1nm0C/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£184.24 @ CCL Computers)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (£90.96 @ Dabs)
Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 Gaming ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£116.06 @ Aria PC)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-2133 Memory (£136.99 @ Scan.co.uk)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£48.12 @ Scan.co.uk)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 4GB Video Card (£371.56 @ CCL Computers)
Case: NZXT Switch 810 (Gun Metal) ATX Full Tower Case (£130.34 @ Ebuyer)
Power Supply: Corsair 760W 80 PLUS Platinum Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£125.97 @ Dabs)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHOS104-06 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Drive (£23.39 @ Aria PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) (£69.59 @ Aria PC)
Total: £1297.22
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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  1. Ill see what i can do now, so for around £1300 then.
  2. Uther39 said:
    Ill see what i can do now, so for around £1300 then.


    Yeah about that range give or take a bit! :)
  3. What do you plan on using this for? Gaming? If so loose 8GB of RAM, you won't notice the difference
  4. Looks good, so far.

    I am not from the UK, so I don´t know anything about the pricing over there.

    But a few things I noticed:
    Depending on what you are planning to use this rig for, 8GB RAM might be enough for now.
    Depending on the price difference, a 3GB GPU might be enough.
    760W PSU might be a bit much (although I got that one, too lol). If you want to spare some money, get one with something in the range of 600-650W. Always depending on how much headroom you want of course.
    The case is a good choice for that price. BUT you should be aware that it has some cheap elements to it.
  5. it is a good build overall. what you can do is only to add an SSD or drop the quality as well as prices so you can upgrade to a gtx780.

    all in all, good system.
    have fun.
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    Intel Core i5 4670K, S 1150, Haswell, Quad Core, 3.4GHz, 3.8GHz Turbo, 1200MHz GPU, 34x Ratio, Retail
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/intel-core-i5-4670k-s-1150-haswell-quad-core-34ghz-38ghz-turbo-1200mhz-gpu-34x-ratio-retail-plus-fre
    http://static.scan.co.uk/images/products/2130738-a.jpg

    Gigabyte GA-Z87-D3HP, Intel Z87, S 1150, DDR3, SATA 6Gb/s, SATA RAID, PCIe 3.0, D-Sub, DVI/ HDMI, ATX
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/gigabyte-ga-z87-d3hp-intel-z87-s-1150-ddr3-sata-iii-6gb-s-sata-raid-pcie-30-(x16)-d-sub-(vga)-dvi-d-
    http://static.scan.co.uk/images/products/2140787-a.jpg

    8GB (2x4GB) Corsair DDR3 Vengeance Pro Series Blue PC3-12800 (1600), Non-ECC Unbuffered, CAS 9-9-9-24, XMP, 1.5V
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/8gb-(2x4gb)-corsair-ddr3-vengeance-pro-series-blue-pc3-12800-(1600)-non-ecc-unbuffered-cas-9-9-9-24-
    http://static.scan.co.uk/images/products/2147609-a.jpg

    Corsair H100i Hydro Series CPU Cooler, LGA 115x, 1366, and 2011 & AM2, AM3, FM1 and FM2
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/corsair-h100i-hydro-series-cpu-cooler-lga-115x-1366-and-2011-and-am2-am3-fm1-and-fm2
    http://static.scan.co.uk/images/products/1975613-a.jpg

    Corsair Carbide Series Air 540 High Airflow ATX Cube Case - Direct Airflow Path Cooling For Revolutionary Performance
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/corsair-carbide-series-air-540-high-airflow-atx-cube-case-direct-airflow-path-cooling-for-revolution
    http://static.scan.co.uk/images/products/2154850-a.jpg

    256GB SanDisk Pulse, 2.5" SSD 7mm Slim SATA III - 6Gb/s, Flash Storage, Read 490MB/s, Write 350MB/s, 7300 IOPS Max.
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/256gb-sandisk-pulse-25-ssd-7mm-slim-sata-iii-6gb-s-flash-storage-read-490mb-s-write-350mb-s-7300-iop
    http://static.scan.co.uk/images/products/1969696-a.jpg

    1TB WD Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6GB/s 7200rpm 64MB Cache 8ms HDD
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/1tb-wd-blue-wd10ezex-sata-6gb-s-7200rpm-64mb-cache-8ms-hdd
    http://static.scan.co.uk/images/products/2139676-a.jpg

    2GB Gigabyte GTX 770 OC Windforce 3X, 28nm, PCIe 3.0 (x16), 7010MHz GDDR5, GPU 1137MHz, Boost 1189MHz, Cores 1536 +Game
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/2gb-gigabyte-gtx-770-oc-windforce-3x-28nm-pcie-30-(x16)-7010mhz-gddr5-gpu-1137mhz-boost-1189mhz-core
    http://static.scan.co.uk/images/products/2146717-a.jpg

    760W Corsair AX760 Full Modular, 80 PLUS Platinum, 92% Eff', EPS 12V, SLI/CrossFire, 1 x 120mm Fan, ATX PSU
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/760w-corsair-ax760-full-modular-80-plus-platinum-92-eff-eps-12v-sli-crossfire-1-x-120mm-fan-atx-psu
    http://static.scan.co.uk/images/products/1972974-a.jpg

    LiteOn IHOS104-06 4xBlu-ray, 8x DVD Reader OEM software included PowerDVD
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/liteon-ihos104-06-4xblu-ray-8x-dvd-reader-oem-software-included-powerdvd
    http://static.scan.co.uk/images/products/1684165-a.jpg

    Microsoft Windows 8 64bit DVD OEM - The Most Popular One!
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/microsoft-windows-8-64bit-dvd-oem-the-most-popular-one!
    http://static.scan.co.uk/images/products/1941991-a.jpg

    £1330
  7. Pictures yaaay :bounce:
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