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Need help on whether I'm doing a mistake building these PC component parts together or not

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October 31, 2013 10:03:31 PM

Building a PC, want to be safe and not make a dumbass mistake. Here is my configuration:

CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-4770K 3.50 GHz 8MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1150 (All Venom OC Certified)
HDD: 500GB Western Digital Caviar Blue SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 7200 RPM HDD [-5] (Single Drive)
MEMORY: 8GB (4GBx2) DDR3/1866MHz Dual Channel Memory (G.SKILL Ripjaws X)
MOTHERBOARD: [CrossFireX/SLI] ASUS Z87-K Intel Z87 Chipset DDR3 ATX Mainboard w/ 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, 2x PCIe x16 (1 Gen3, 1 Gen2), 2 PCIe x1 & 3 PCI (Pro OC Certified) [+1]

SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card [-21] (Powered by MSI [Free 3DMark Advanced Edition coupon w/ MSI video card] [+0])

Also add a Building a PC, want to be safe and not make a dumbass mistake. Here is my configuration:

CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-4770K 3.50 GHz 8MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1150 (All Venom OC Certified)
HDD: 500GB Western Digital Caviar Blue SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 7200 RPM HDD [-5] (Single Drive)
MEMORY: 8GB (4GBx2) DDR3/1866MHz Dual Channel Memory (G.SKILL Ripjaws X)
MOTHERBOARD: [CrossFireX/SLI] ASUS Z87-K Intel Z87 Chipset DDR3 ATX Mainboard w/ 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, 2x PCIe x16 (1 Gen3, 1 Gen2), 2 PCIe x1 & 3 PCI (Pro OC Certified) [+1]
SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card [-21] (Powered by MSI [Free 3DMark Advanced Edition coupon w/ MSI video card] [+0])
Also add a CoolerMaster Hyper 212 Evo, 500 Watt EVGA 80 PLUS as my PS and Windows 8.1 64bit

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October 31, 2013 10:08:01 PM

Get i5-4670k (no need for i7), 1tb HDD (only $60), Asus A mobo (good for ocing), and a 760 instead of 660 (only $209 on amazon right now).

Other than that it's ok.
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October 31, 2013 10:40:51 PM

TBC1 said:
Get i5-4670k (no need for i7), 1tb HDD (only $60), Asus A mobo (good for ocing), and a 760 instead of 660 (only $209 on amazon right now).

Other than that it's ok.


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October 31, 2013 11:13:48 PM

Welcome :p 
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