Solved Planning on building a new gaming/entertainment system - Need input Tags: Gaming Systems Hot Deals Last response: November 13, 2013 5:17 PM in Systems Share pattonc November 12, 2013 3:54:15 PM So I am planning on putting together a new system, I'll probably wait until CyberMonday to order (hopefully there will be some good deals). But I would like some input. Thanks in advance. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/215Cg Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/215Cg/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/215Cg/benchmarks/ CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.98 @ OutletPC) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC) Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($119.99 @ Microcenter) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($84.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($89.99 @ Microcenter) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.94 @ OutletPC) Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Newegg) Case: Corsair 500R Black ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: SeaSonic 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($78.99 @ SuperBiiz) Optical Drive: LG WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($54.99 @ Microcenter) Operating System: Microsoft Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro - 64-bit - OEM (64-bit) ($139.99 @ Newegg) Total: $1228.82 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-12 18:53 EST-0500) More about : planning building gaming entertainment system input Reply to pattonc WarWolverineWarrior a b 4 Gaming November 12, 2013 4:07:17 PM looks good Reply to WarWolverineWarrior pattonc November 12, 2013 4:17:06 PM Is the case a waste of money? Any recommendations for best bang for the buck? Reply to pattonc Related resources Planning New Build, need input. - Forum Need input about motherboard with new system build - Forum Building a new system, need some input - Forum Building a brand spanking new system, need input - Forum Building New Midranged System, need input and advice - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sheratchet November 12, 2013 4:25:47 PM Well what do you want in a case? Id reccomnd a corsair 200r or 300r Reply to sheratchet Best solution Tradesman1 a c 476 4 Gaming November 12, 2013 4:44:47 PM Share Case is Okay, I favor the HAF cases, might also consider a set of 1866 DRAM, 1600 is entry level, Haswell scales and uses DRAM much better than previous gens so you can benefit from faster sticks Reply to Tradesman1 pattonc November 12, 2013 4:45:09 PM sheratchet said:Well what do you want in a case? Id reccomnd a corsair 200r or 300r Room for expansion, good air flow, and easy install of the 2.5" SSD (Just thought about that). Reply to pattonc Tradesman1 a c 476 4 Gaming November 12, 2013 4:49:55 PM Might look at the HAFs, a joy to work with.... Reply to Tradesman1 pattonc November 13, 2013 8:19:52 AM Tradesman1 said:Case is Okay, I favor the HAF cases, might also consider a set of 1866 DRAM, 1600 is entry level, Haswell scales and uses DRAM much better than previous gens so you can benefit from faster sticks Thanks. I was originally going with the i5 3750k but saw that the Haswell was about the same price. Upgraded the motherboard, but not the memory. I will definitely do that. Reply to pattonc Tradesman1 a c 476 4 Gaming November 13, 2013 5:17:05 PM Keep us updated Reply to Tradesman1 Ask the community Post an answer Related resources building new system need input Forum SolvedNeed help planning my new system! Forum need advice on new system im planning to build... Forum Planning on a new system build soon, but i need some advice. Forum Need advice on a new system im planning to build. Forum SolvedPC build plans: Need input Forum SolvedNeed Input on Building A New PC. Forum New system build. Need input. Forum Building Compact High end system - Need input Forum Building a Gaming/Entertainment PC, need recomendations to better performance and price. Forum SolvedFirst Time Building a New (GAMING) PC (500-600$) Need Input. Forum SolvedPlanning On Building New System (help please:) Forum New system build... need some input! Forum new system build - need your input Forum Need input (& have questions) on new system build. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !