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October 14, 2013 7:19:52 AM

Hi, I want to build a gaming machine and I would like to know people's opinion about my build.

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
Motherboard:Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H
Memory:Corsair XMS3 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
Video card:Nvidia GeForce GTX760 2GB
Case:CM Storm Stryker WHT
Power supply:Cooler Master Pro Gold Series 600W
Operating system:Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit
Optical Drive:None(I have it)

Thats is my build.I really need suggestion,opinion and advise from you guys.Thank you.

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October 14, 2013 7:34:47 AM

You currently have an incompatible motherboard/processor combination. Z87 is for new Haswell processors, whose model numbers begin with 4 (e.g. i5 4670k, 4770k). Either change to a compatible processor, or to a compatible motherboard such as a Z77 board. This setup is fine otherwise.
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October 14, 2013 7:35:39 AM

Build is ok overall. However, if this is a gaming machine, then I would go with something like this -

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($227.99 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H80i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($62.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Asus Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($316.13 @ Newegg)
Wireless Network Adapter: TP-Link TL-WDN3800 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter ($24.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: Corsair Carbide Series 300R Windowed ATX Mid Tower Case ($65.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 850W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.00 @ Newegg)
Total: $1078.05
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-14 10:35 EDT-0400)
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October 14, 2013 8:00:57 AM

doubletake said:
You currently have an incompatible motherboard/processor combination. Z87 is for new Haswell processors, whose model numbers begin with 4 (e.g. i5 4670k, 4770k). Either change to a compatible processor, or to a compatible motherboard such as a Z77 board. This setup is fine otherwise.

Thank you so much for your suggestion.Btw is my motherboard good?thank you.
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