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looking for some help on building a gaming PC for 1400 to 1500

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  1. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($236.98 @ Newegg Canada)
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($112.38 @ Newegg Canada)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($134.99 @ NCIX)
    Memory: Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($70.48 @ Newegg Canada)
    Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($134.99 @ Canada Computers)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($87.99 @ Canada Computers)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ NCIX)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF X ATX Full Tower Case ($170.00 @ Vuugo)
    Power Supply: Cooler Master V700 700W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($124.99 @ Canada Computers)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($18.75 @ Vuugo)
    Total: $1491.54
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-31 19:56 EDT-0400)
  2. MoBo - $352 - MSI Z87-G45 (Winner of 22 Motherboard Awards)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130692
    CPU - included - Intel Core i5-4670k http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116899

    Case - $155 - Corsair 500R http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1390832
    GFX - included - Corsair TX50 $230 - $20 combo discount - $35 MIR - $20 off w/ promo code EMCXMVL36, ends 9/4

    RAM - $140 - (2 x 8GB) Muskin CAS 9 DDR3-1866 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226382

    Cooler - $80 - Phanteks PH-TC14 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835709011

    HD - $90 - WD Black 1 TB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136533
    SSD - $150 - Samsung 840 Pro 128GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147192

    GFX - $260 - MSI Gaming N760 TF 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 760 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127745
    GFX - $260 - MSI Gaming N760 TF 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 760 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127745

    DVD Writer - $19 - Asus DVD Burner http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135304

    Total $1,506

    EDIT: Ah crapola .... just noticed the canadian link in ya post ..... prolly a bit more costly up by you but shud be able to get the same thing if ya drop the cooler to a Hyper 212 . Just change the links from .com to .ca and you'll be able to get there
  3. Best answer
    SR-71 Blackbird said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($236.98 @ Newegg Canada)
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($112.38 @ Newegg Canada)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($134.99 @ NCIX)
    Memory: Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($70.48 @ Newegg Canada)
    Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($134.99 @ Canada Computers)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($87.99 @ Canada Computers)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ NCIX)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF X ATX Full Tower Case ($170.00 @ Vuugo)
    Power Supply: Cooler Master V700 700W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($124.99 @ Canada Computers)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($18.75 @ Vuugo)
    Total: $1491.54
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-31 19:56 EDT-0400)


    This is a great build, only difference I would make would be to get an HAF XM versus the full X, and put that money into a bigger SSD. Or get a Sapphire 7970 Dual-X as well for ~$300 (US) and get some faster RAM as well!
  4. so whats the diff btwn
    MSI Gaming N770 TF 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 770 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 SLI Support Video Card
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127741&AID=10657534&PID=3938566&SID=&nm_mc=AFC-C8junctionCA

    MSI Gaming N760 TF 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 760 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 SLI Support Video Cardhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127745
    x2

    and is 620w ok or do i have to have 700w
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