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Is my PC compatible? first time builder!!!

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October 23, 2013 6:04:48 PM

here are my specs:
Power supply:Corsair Professional Series HX 750 Watt ATX/EPS Modular 80 PLUS Gold (HX750)

CPU:Intel Core i5-4670 3.4GHz 6MB Cache Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80646I54670

Motherboard:Gigabyte Z87 LGA 1150 CrossFireX HDMI DVI ATX Motherboard (GA-Z87-D3HP)

Ram:Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 16GB Kit (8GBx2) DDR3 1600 MT/s (PC3-12800) CL9 at 1.5V UDIMM 240-Pin Memory Modules BLS2C8G3D169DS3

Video card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 Video Card - 2GB GDDR5, PCI-Express 3.0 (x16), 1x Dual-Link DVI-D, 1x Dual-Link DVI-I, 1x DisplayPort, 1x HDMI, DirectX 11.1, SLI Ready, Dual-Slot, Fan, (N760 TF 2GD5/OC)

HDD:Seagate Barracuda 1 TB HDD SATA 6 Gb/s NCQ 64MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive ST1000DM003

OS: Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit (OEM) System Builder DVD 1 Pack

I plan to use this for mainly gaming and recording, and editing. my budget is $1000-$1200, any suggestions would be appreciated. thnx!
a b ) Power supply
October 23, 2013 6:09:42 PM

Are you overclocking?
October 23, 2013 6:11:07 PM

No, i dont plan to overclock.
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a b ) Power supply
October 23, 2013 6:15:20 PM

Drop the processor to an i5-4430.
Change the motherboard to a H87 chipest motherboard. The Gigabyte GA-H87-D3H is a good choice.
Change the RAM for 2x4gb of RAM rated at: 1.5v, CAS 9, 1600/1866mhz.
Drop the PSU to a 500-600w from Corsair (NO CX!) or XFX.
I would recommend getting Windows 8 over Windows 7.

With those changes, you should have saved a lot of money. Use the saved money for a SSD or a GTX 770.
October 23, 2013 6:38:06 PM

Based on your suggestions would this be good:

Power supply:Corsair Enthusiast Series 650-Watt 80 Plus Bronze Certified Power Supply Compatible with Core i3, i5, i7 and platforms - TX650

CPU:Intel Core i5-4430 Haswell 3.0GHz LGA 1150 84W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646I54430

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H87-D3H

Ram:Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model BLS2KIT4G3D1609DS1S00

Video card:GIGABYTE GV-N760OC-2GD REV2.0 GeForce GTX 760 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready WindForce 3X 450W Video Card




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October 23, 2013 6:44:34 PM
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Yes that is better and should save you money.
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