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Building my first gaming pc need you'r help.

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November 12, 2013 9:42:25 PM

Hey everyone,my current computer is a laptop its gotten to old so its time to get a new one,i don't know much about computers. here's my build (Corsair Vengeance 8GB, Gigabyte GA-Z77X, Intel Core i57-4770, Corsair RM Series 550W, Cooler Master HAF 932,Noctua NH-U12DX, Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, WD Black 1TB,Intel 530 Series 180GB, GeForce GTX 770 WindForce 3X 4GB GDDR5) My budget was around 1400-1300 but as you can clearly see I'm over it, if any of you knowledgeable peeps can help me and tell me if i should replace some parts with something cheaper or even better give a build that i can build, that would be awesome. thanks for all the help guys. im around 400 over budget this is gonna be a primarly a gaming pc. so if you think a different video card would be better pls tell me or better. like i said i dont know much about building a pc besides a couple of youtube videos.

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November 12, 2013 9:50:37 PM

First things first:

Gigabyte GA-Z77X - LGA 1155 does not fit with an i7-4770k (LGA 1150)
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November 12, 2013 10:20:37 PM

Like MasterMace pointed out, it's prudent you make sure all your parts are compatible with one another.

If you're on a budget, which it looks like you are, you could start by picking up a high end Core i5 processor -- I'd suggest the Intel i5 4670K or i5 3570K. Both are excellent processors that will be able to handle games as fast as your cards can handle -- minus hyper threading which doesn't provide any sizable performance gain.

Main thing is spend a little more on the parts that can't be *easily* upgraded, rather than the ones that take less than 5 minutes to swap out. Basically saying spend more on your motherboard and processor, rather than graphics cards, and memory. Graphics cards can be easily tied together later for SLI or Crossfire rendering, and memory isn't all that essential to high performance computing as long as you have enough to handle what you're doing at decent speeds (1600MHz or better is ideal).

http://www.microcenter.com/product/388577/Core_i5_3570K...
http://www.microcenter.com/product/413251/Core_i5_4670K...
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February 10, 2014 8:08:33 AM

im building with i5 3350p and gigabyte z77x-udh5, but you could use the ud3h and save about 30 more $$
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