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2000$ gaming/work computer (first build, any opinions)

hi im trying to build my first computer and i was wondering if i have a good build any ideas and what should i improve?

This is my pc so far
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/24rBM
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  1. shadow2728 said:
    hi im trying to build my first computer and i was wondering if i have a good build any ideas and what should i improve?

    This is my pc so far
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/24rBM



    Well i find the gtx 770 to be really weak for a 2000$ build, get at least a r9 290, also i dont like "gaming headsets" youre better with some good sennheisers.

    P.D: Personally i would go nvidia 3d vision, but thats me, im a really 3d guy
  2. Best answer
    Get i5 and save around $100
    The Samsung Evo is good too and it's new. Not worth the extra $32 for a puny 8GB extra in storage
    Spend a bit more on graphics and grab a R9-290
    Keyboard and headset are overpriced and there is no need to spend that much on it.


    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($214.99 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($99.99 @ TigerDirect)
    Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($189.99 @ NCIX US)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($69.70 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($99.00 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: HIS Radeon R9 290X 4GB Video Card ($549.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Mwave)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic G-750 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($106.50 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit - OEM (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Monitor: Asus VX279Q 60Hz 27.0" Monitor ($240.00 @ Newegg)
    Keyboard: Logitech G105 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($39.99 @ Amazon)
    Mouse: Logitech G500s Laser Gaming Mouse Wired Laser Mouse ($54.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $1920.09
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-18 18:03 EST-0500)

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/24sYQ
  3. lp231 said:
    Get i5 and save around $100
    The Samsung Evo is good too and it's new. Not worth the extra $32 for a puny 8GB extra in storage
    Spend a bit more on graphics and grab a R9-290
    Keyboard and headset are overpriced and there is no need to spend that much on it.



    What keyboard and headset would you recommend?(i really would like a wireless headset)
  4. Keyboard I've already provided.
    Better off with a wired headset that uses a 3.5mm jack. Them USB bypasses the audio on the Hero
    Here is one that use 3.5mm jack
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826249083
  5. _guillem said:
    shadow2728 said:
    hi im trying to build my first computer and i was wondering if i have a good build any ideas and what should i improve?

    This is my pc so far
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/24rBM



    Well i find the gtx 770 to be really weak for a 2000$ build, get at least a r9 290, also i dont like "gaming headsets" youre better with some good sennheisers.

    P.D: Personally i would go nvidia 3d vision, but thats me, im a really 3d guy

    This, with 2K you should be able to get a R9 290.
  6. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($225.99 @ NCIX US)
    CPU Cooler: NZXT Kraken X60 98.3 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($117.98 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($189.99 @ NCIX US)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($69.70 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($99.00 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Microcenter)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card ($499.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Mwave)
    Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($129.99 @ Amazon)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
    Monitor: Asus VE278H 27.0" Monitor ($243.00 @ B&H)
    Keyboard: Razer BlackWidow Tournament Edition Wired Gaming Keyboard ($69.99 @ TigerDirect)
    Mouse: Razer DeathAdder 2013 Wired Optical Mouse ($52.99 @ Amazon)
    Headphones: Astro A40 7.1 Channel Headset ($149.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $2003.58
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-18 21:54 EST-0500)

    This is what I would do with 2k. Something to consider.
  7. what cooler should i use for the R9 290 because i read its a really hot card and makes alot of noise
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