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First time building Gaming PC and need suggestions

Hello, this is my first time posting in Tomshardware and this site has had all the answers for all problems I've had on my pc.

I want to build a gaming pc but this will be my first time building a computer and let alone a gaming pc. If you would please, give me suggestions if possible for a gaming pc that can run most games at max settings in 1080p that can be upgraded later. I have keyboard, mouse, and moniter so all I would need is the tower. I would mainly use my computer for gaming with a little schoolwork and have a budget of ~$1450. I've tried searching for the the info but there's so many options it's mindboggling and I don't want to risk frying the pc for that kind of money.
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  1. Here you go but you need to pay extra 6$
    Plus This One Is A BEAST as it gives a Performance of the gtx titan
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1y1WV
  2. Shaik Farooq said:
    Here you go but you need to pay extra 6$
    Plus This One Is A BEAST as it gives a Performance of the gtx titan
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1y1WV



    Thanks for the quick reply :D
    But I have a question. Will a fan be enough to cool those components? I'm sorry if it's a noob question but im just wondering because of everywhere I've looked at computer companies, the high end rigs with awesome cards have liquid cooling :P
  3. Best answer
    Power equal of two gtx 770sli.

    7990 comes with 8 free games


    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($73.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($122.99 @ NCIX US)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7990 6GB Video Card ($604.98 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair 500R White ATX Mid Tower Case ($74.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic M12II 850W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($82.00 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Microcenter)
    Total: $1454.89
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-30 14:56 EDT-0400)
  4. if you want to overclock a lot .... so a watercoolant is the best way
    if you just want to play game without overclocking this is not necessary at all , but have a good passive cooling system that will do the job
  5. You can get a corsair h80i BUT I went for the noctua as its performs much better and quieter for less price plus its very popular i would recommend corsair but the price/performance is a bit bad compared to noctua....
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/282092-29-performance-h80i

    PLUS if your not overclocking then its better to go for the cooler master hyper 212 evo

    I would with asus products as its my personal experience as my old rig built back in 2008-2009 (the asus rampage 2 extreme mobo and asus gtx 295)..... still works like charm with no problems
    i have it running for my brother
  6. That all makes sense. All those components were overclocked in what I saw so that explains the liquid cooling. I'm not going to do any overclocking anytime soon since I'm not that comfortable with it yet. Is there a difference in that radeon card and sli? or is the performance about the same?
  7. ''All those components were overclocked in what I saw so that explains the liquid cooling''

    it doesnt mean its all overclocked .... thats simply tell you YOU CAN OVERCLOCK YOUR COMPONENTS
  8. Frickin Big E said:
    That all makes sense. All those components were overclocked in what I saw so that explains the liquid cooling. I'm not going to do any overclocking anytime soon since I'm not that comfortable with it yet. Is there a difference in that radeon card and sli? or is the performance about the same?


    Yeah if you have seen a video where people have water cooling systems then its obvious that they overclock like hell....

    The "POWERCOLOUR" ATI Radeon has the edge and the games and its all upto you now....
  9. I'm sorry, what I meant was when I saw pc's from for example digitalstorm, came pre-overclocked :P
  10. See this review
    http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_760_sli_review,9.html
    As you can see that 7990 is on par with 770
    If you want
    -less heat
    -lower power consumption-
    -less noise
    -770 sli
    then go for 7990
  11. ''
    See this review
    http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_760_sl...
    As you can see that 7990 is on par with 770 ''

    this review is for gtx 760 not 770.....
    ??
  12. badboyrog said:
    ''
    See this review
    http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_760_sl...
    As you can see that 7990 is on par with 770 ''

    this review is for gtx 760 not 770.....
    ??

    But there are images !!!!
  13. Get the built i suggested
    It will be best
  14. Sn1992-1361850 said:
    Get the built i suggested
    It will be best


    Yup if you're not brand specific then go for his build
    +1
  15. Lol you guys rock. Im actually in college right now so I'm going to have to read up on those when I get home and not movin around :P thanks for all these good points :)
  16. Ohkay mate

    Dont frget to pik a solution to ur thread
  17. I went with your build Sn1992, thanks for the suggestions everyone. This will be fun :D. And i checked to pick your build asa solution but it didn't give me the option anymore?
  18. just do one thing

    unselect current solution then select the built as the solution
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