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$1500 Gaming PC Build. Suggestions/tips for completion.

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November 24, 2013 4:34:24 AM

I am going to use this pc for mainly gaming and some normal surfing/school work. I am open to any suggestions and comments. I am able to purchase now but would like that there would be better deals on or around cyber monday. Whats your thoughts? If there is any changes that you feel would be better please, express that in a comment.

(http://pcpartpicker.com/p/27AiD)


**CPU** | [Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor]| $299.99 @ Newegg
**CPU Cooler** | [Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler] $99.93 @ Amazon
**Motherboard** | [ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard] $117.99 @ Newegg
**Memory** | [G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory] | $52.99 @ Newegg
**Storage** | [Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk] | $89.99 @ Microcenter
**Storage** | [Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive] | $82.99 @ NCIX US
**Video Card** | [EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card] | $499.99 @ Newegg
**Case** | [Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case] | $89.98 @ NCIX US
**Power Supply** | [CoolMax 800W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply] | $57.98 @ Newegg
**Optical Drive** | [Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer] | $14.99 @ Newegg
**Operating System** | [Microsoft Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit - OEM (64-bit)] | $99.99 @ Newegg

| Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. | $1506.81
November 24, 2013 4:55:10 AM

The Build seems good however i would think about:


    The memory, personal preference but I would use corsair
    The case, chose one you like that has USB 3.0
    OS do you like windows 8?
    video card, I would use Zotak or Gigabyte which will be cheaper meaning you can:

spend more more money on a better case and storage as the seagate baraccuda is not as good as caviar blacks.

The cooling seems over the top if you won't be overclocking, will you overclock?
If not chose more case fans and a fan cooler which will save money and you can ad some lights or as I said earlier a different case

Even if you left the build as it is, its a great system so change if you want if you don't want to... don't but enjoy whatever you buy, happy building
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November 24, 2013 4:56:11 AM

buy a seasonic power supply, dont skimp on that part, otherwise it looks good, if i were you i would wait till the cyber monday and black friday deals roll by and pick and choose the best deals.
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November 24, 2013 6:31:13 AM

I updated the list to your suggestions. I maxed out all the fans on the case and added a 212 evo instead of the h100i. Then i changed the ram to some corsair vengeance.
Anything else im missing?

Also, forgot to mention that this is my first pc build so i hope this will be a simple build and if you can suggest any tips/videos on a specific build I would be happy.

[PCPartPicker part list] (http://pcpartpicker.com/p/27CAL)


**CPU** | [Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80646i74770k) | $299.99 @ Newegg
**CPU Cooler** | [Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-cpu-cooler-r...) | $29.98 @ OutletPC
**Motherboard** | [ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asrock-motherboard-z87extr...) | $117.99 @ Newegg
**Memory** | [Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-memory-cml8gx3m2a1...) | $74.99 @ Amazon
**Storage** | [Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/samsung-internal-hard-driv...) | $89.99 @ Microcenter
**Storage** | [Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/western-digital-internal-h...) | $84.79 @ Amazon
**Case** | [Cooler Master Storm Trooper ATX Full Tower Case](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-case-sgc5000...) | $134.56 @ Amazon
**Case Fan** | [Corsair Air Series SP120 Quiet Edition (2-Pack) 37.9 CFM 120mm Fans](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-case-fan-co9050006...) | $27.99 @ Newegg
**Case Fan** | [Corsair Air Series SP120 Quiet Edition (2-Pack) 37.9 CFM 120mm Fans](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-case-fan-co9050006...) | $27.99 @ Newegg
**Power Supply** | [Corsair RM 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-rm850) | $139.99 @ Microcenter
**Optical Drive** | [Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/lite-on-optical-drive-ihas...) | $14.99 @ Newegg
**Operating System** | [Microsoft Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit - OEM (64-bit)](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/microsoft-os-885370635690) | $99.99 @ Newegg

| Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. | $1143.24
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November 24, 2013 4:13:04 PM

yup that is a good build, these are pretty in depth and simple build guides although he might be a little hard to take sometimes lol

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8mG-RkN2uTwlcLU_...
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