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My New Gaming PC Build... I want opinions.

Okay guys, I just want some of the community's feelings on the components of this PC build I have picked out for gaming.

This is the link to the actual build:
http://pcpartpicker.com/user/DeltaRecon2552/saved/327M
If changes are needed please tell me. All opinions welcome.
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  1. Looks good except I'd get a better powersupply. Xfx 650 watt powersupply would fit the bill.
  2. iceclock said:
    Looks good except I'd get a better powersupply. Xfx 650 watt powersupply would fit the bill.


    Thanks for the feedback. I'll look into it.
  3. Rest is gold dude
  4. for around the same price you could pick up a asus sabertooth but maybe thats just me being a fanboy lol
  5. for around the same price you could pick up a asus sabertooth but maybe thats just me being a fanboy lol
  6. Made some necessary changes and also a couple of changes for the better.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
    Thermal Compound: Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5g Thermal Paste ($6.98 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 Gaming ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($148.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($155.43 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($329.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Rosewill THOR V2 ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 750W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($42.99 @ Amazon)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Full (32/64-bit) ($179.99 @ B&H)
    Keyboard: Corsair Vengeance K70 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
    Mouse: Logitech G500 Wired Laser Mouse ($57.27 @ TigerDirect)
    Total: $1511.57
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-02 23:31 EST-0500)
  7. RazerZ said:
    Made some necessary changes and also a couple of changes for the better.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
    Thermal Compound: Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5g Thermal Paste ($6.98 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 Gaming ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($148.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($155.43 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($329.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Rosewill THOR V2 ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 750W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($42.99 @ Amazon)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Full (32/64-bit) ($179.99 @ B&H)
    Keyboard: Corsair Vengeance K70 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
    Mouse: Logitech G500 Wired Laser Mouse ($57.27 @ TigerDirect)
    Total: $1511.57
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-02 23:31 EST-0500)


    Thanks! LOL
  8. Best answer
    here even better :D

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2eeiY
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2eeiY/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2eeiY/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
    Thermal Compound: Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5g Thermal Paste ($6.98 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.98 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($82.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($299.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Rosewill THOR V2 ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 750W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply ($83.98 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($57.82 @ Amazon)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Full (32/64-bit) ($179.99 @ B&H)
    Keyboard: Corsair Vengeance K70 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
    Mouse: Logitech G500 Wired Laser Mouse ($57.27 @ TigerDirect)
    Total: $1413.95
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-03 09:54 EST-0500)

    280x just as good as 770 and has 1 gig extra of vram. got u the 3570k as it heats less than the 4670k.

    got u a 2tb seagate hard-drive just as good as caviarblack and cost 60$ less.

    cheers
  9. iceclock said:
    here even better :D

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2eeiY
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2eeiY/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2eeiY/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
    Thermal Compound: Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5g Thermal Paste ($6.98 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.98 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($82.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($299.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Rosewill THOR V2 ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 750W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply ($83.98 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($57.82 @ Amazon)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Full (32/64-bit) ($179.99 @ B&H)
    Keyboard: Corsair Vengeance K70 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
    Mouse: Logitech G500 Wired Laser Mouse ($57.27 @ TigerDirect)
    Total: $1413.95
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-03 09:54 EST-0500)

    280x just as good as 770 and has 1 gig extra of vram. got u the 3570k as it heats less than the 4670k.

    got u a 2tb seagate hard-drive just as good as caviarblack and cost 60$ less.

    cheers



    You are so helpful. LOL. Is the Intel better than the FX? And what about the Mantle Software I'm reading about for AMD's R9 series? They're saying that it will put the 280x and 290x on par with Titans!
  10. yes in gaming it is.

    mantle i dont understand exactly but i know its gonna help game performance for amd.

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/7371/understanding-amds-mantle-a-lowlevel-graphics-api-for-gcn

    have a go at it if u want more info
  11. iceclock said:
    yes in gaming it is.

    mantle i dont understand exactly but i know its gonna help game performance for amd.

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/7371/understanding-amds-mantle-a-lowlevel-graphics-api-for-gcn

    have a go at it if u want more info



    So it's just a free update they are releasing and it will boost the performance on existing hardware and new alike.
  12. its something that needs to be programmed in the game to take advantage of amd cards.

    not something u can download, its gotta be implamented
  13. iceclock said:
    its something that needs to be programmed in the game to take advantage of amd cards.

    not something u can download, its gotta be implamented



    Oh... So if I get an AMD card it'll use this software in games that have it... You made my decision about graphics cards. LOL. Thank you so much! R9 280x HERE I COME!
  14. excellent please dont forget to choose best answer :)

    im here if u need more assistance
  15. iceclock said:
    excellent please dont forget to choose best answer :)

    im here if u need more assistance



    Will do. LOL
  16. excellent :D
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