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New PC build - Better options for ~1300 $?

Alright THW geniuses, I'm here again to build a new system and looking for insight on what if I can/should change about my new build. The ONLY thing I'm set on and will not change is the case. But, I've gotten many great answers from the community before, and I'm looking forward to your opinions!

Case - Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow - http://www.amazon.com/Thermaltake-Level-Edition-Gaming-Modular/dp/B005F7794S/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=MHFUVPBHRIAN&coliid=I3MBO8Q8PCR36D

Mobo - MSI ATX Z87-G45 Gaming - http://www.amazon.com/MSI-Motherboard-Motherboards-Z87-G45-GAMING/dp/B00D12OBEU/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=MHFUVPBHRIAN&coliid=I2MFKEUR33O8LM

Processor - i5-4570K - http://www.amazon.com/Intel-i5-4670K-Quad-Core-Desktop-Processor/dp/B00CO8TBOW/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=MHFUVPBHRIAN&coliid=I31Z8BGJDUP6Z3

Vid Card - GeForce GTX 760 - http://www.amazon.com/MSI-DisplayPort-PCI-Express-N760-2GD5/dp/B00DIH8OW8/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=MHFUVPBHRIAN&coliid=I1E90L4S05UJMM

SSD - Samsung 120GB EVO-Series - http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Electronics-EVO-Series-2-5-Inch-MZ-7TE120BW/dp/B00E3W15P0/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=MHFUVPBHRIAN&coliid=I22MKB3UGAVUCB

HDD - WD Blue 1TB - http://www.amazon.com/WD-Blue-Desktop-Hard-Drive/dp/B0088PUEPK/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=MHFUVPBHRIAN&coliid=I1WHQPHU9MU6HY

RAM - G.SKILL 8gb 1866 - http://www.amazon.com/G-SKILL-Series-240-Pin-Desktop-F3-1866C9D-8GAB/dp/B007GWMRL0/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=MHFUVPBHRIAN&coliid=I21PWMI9QMB0T0

Power Supply - Thermaltake 700W - http://www.amazon.com/Thermaltake-ATX12V-Management-Optimized-TR-700/dp/B008MF4RJU/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=MHFUVPBHRIAN&coliid=IMX6O537PNHY9

CPU Cooler - Thermaltake CPU Cooler - http://www.amazon.com/Thermaltake-Overclocking-Universal-Cooler-CLP0564/dp/B003DW0GO2/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=MHFUVPBHRIAN&coliid=I19DZQJQHFHE0V

I'm looking to keep this in the 1400 range after taxes/shipping.

What I'm also looking for is a mechanical keyboard with cherry red mx switches and has blue backlighting (to keep with the theme of the computer!)


Thank you much!

Dru
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  1. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1WiUr
    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-C12P SE14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($64.99 @ Mwave)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme6 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($172.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($98.99 @ Mac Mall)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($79.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($329.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Cooler Master Storm Scout 2 ATX Mid Tower Case ($109.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: Corsair Gaming 700W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ Microcenter)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($21.99 @ Adorama)
    Total: $1258.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-02 09:17 EDT-0400)
  2. Huh, I like it to be honest
  3. It's not the same one, you had on your setup GTX 760, on my suggested setup its GTX770
  4. Best answer
    Here is a little update with better MB and GPU

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-C12P SE14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($64.99 @ Mwave)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($98.99 @ Mac Mall)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($79.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($309.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: Cooler Master Storm Scout 2 ATX Mid Tower Case ($109.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: Corsair Gaming 700W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ Microcenter)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($21.99 @ Adorama)
    Total: $1205.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-05 16:20 EST-0500)
  5. maurelie said:
    Here is a little update with better MB and GPU

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-C12P SE14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($64.99 @ Mwave)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($98.99 @ Mac Mall)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($79.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($309.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: Cooler Master Storm Scout 2 ATX Mid Tower Case ($109.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: Corsair Gaming 700W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ Microcenter)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($21.99 @ Adorama)
    Total: $1205.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-05 16:20 EST-0500)

    Your build makes my $1000 build I made 2 years ago look like a piece of crap... Go with this OP


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