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New gaming rig. need some helpful tips!

So I'm building a new PC. I want to run battlefield 4 and other upcoming games on max settings 1080p around 90+ fps. So my list is below. How well will it perform and should I change the CPU to the amd 8350 with a sabertooth 2.0? I will be over clocking the CPU either way.Make any suggestions if you'd like. Thanks for all the help!


CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.98 @ OutletPC)

CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($99.99 @ Newegg)

Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($134.99 @ NCIX US)

Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133
Memory ($81.99 @ Newegg)

Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($92.99 @ NCIX US)

Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($81.47 @ Amazon)

Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($315.91 @ Newegg)

Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($307.27 @ TigerDirect)

Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($74.99 @ Newegg)

Case Fan: Cooler Master SickleFlow 69.7 CFM 120mm Fan ($6.48 @ OutletPC)

Case Fan: Cooler Master SickleFlow 69.7 CFM 120mm Fan ($6.48 @ OutletPC)

Case Fan: Cooler Master SickleFlow 69.7 CFM 120mm Fan ($6.48 @ OutletPC)

Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($91.98 @ Newegg)

Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ OutletPC)

Total: $1527.98
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    Looks good. I'd keep it the way it is, and you should easily get 90 fps with crossfire!
  2. AtomicSheep said:
    Looks good. I'd keep it the way it is, and you should easily get 90 fps with crossfire!


    Thanks man and is that good ram or should i change this.
  3. Ram is also very good. I am using G. Skill in my build, just because how great it looks.
  4. AtomicSheep said:
    Ram is also very good. I am using G. Skill in my build, just because how great it looks.


    Awesome thanks man!
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