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Double Check For Gaming PC For Tomorrow, Help Needed, Thank You

Alright, I spent a lot of time tonight configuring the build and I just need help now figuring out wealthier the parts will be compatible to each other and if they would be good in 2 years from now.
Build:
CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-I Deluxe Mini ITX LGA1155 Motherboard ($141.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital WD Blue 1TB 2.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 270X 2GB Video Card ($205.91 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec EarthWatts Green 380W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($48.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $849.83
-Thanks
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    1. I strongly recommend a higher wattage PSU, 380w barely sustains your systems max load (325w). 500w will support your system well. I recommend Seasonic, XFX, Antec HCG series, or corsair AX (there are others, but that's a good short list to start from)

    2. You have a mini-ITX board with an ATX case. What do you want here? Mini-ITX boards are for making tiny PC's. If that's what you want, you also need a mini-ITX case. If you want a regular sized PC, use an ATX board. You'll get more features and better thermals for your money.
  2. quilciri said:
    1. You need a higher wattage PSU, 500w will support your system well. I recommend Seasonic, XFX, Antec HCG series, or corsair AX (there are others, but that's a good short list to start from)

    2. You have a mini-ITX board with an ATX case. What do you want here? Mini-ITX boards are for making tiny PC's. If that's what you want, you also need a mini-ITX case. If you want a regular sized PC, use an ATX board. You'll get more features and better thermals for your money.


    What do you recommend for the board (About the same price for the Mini-ITX board, if possible)?
  3. I still don't know what you want. Are you trying to make a PC that fits on a bookshelf, or do you just want as much performance as you can get, regardless of size?
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