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December 6, 2013 1:26:32 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: January 2014

Budget Range: 950-1200

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies

Are you buying a monitor: Yes

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Location: South Africa

Parts Preferences: Intel CPU

Overclocking: Yes (in the future after I get the hang of things

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080,

Additional Comments: I live in South Africa and Im purchasing the majority of my components here. I wanted to ask if these components are compatible or they need changing. I dont know much about overclocking but I get the idea. I want a PC that I can upgrade in the future but be able to last long enough and play games from high-ultra. I do see overclocking as a possibility in the future. any help would be great :)  Here are my parts that I'm considering :) 

Case: NZXT Phantom 410
CPU: Intel i5 4670k
Mobo: ASRock Z87 Extreme 4
GPU: MSI GTX 760 twin frozr IV (2GB)
SSD: Samsung MZ-7TE120BW 120Gb 840 Evo series 2.5" SATA6G SSD
HD: Western Digital CAViAR Black WD1002FAEX 1TB
RAM: Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C7R Vengeance ( 4GB x 2 DDR3 1600MHz )
Power Supply: CORSAIR Gaming Series GS600 600W ATX 12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply
Monitor: Samsung S23B370H 23" Wide LED

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a b V Motherboard
December 6, 2013 5:14:20 PM

That build is just fine. I would advise however, getting an aftermarket cooler for your system. If you're overclocking, it is essential. Go find a Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO. Best budget cooler around.

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a c 299 K Overclocking
a c 107 ) Power supply
a b B Homebuilt system
a c 476 à CPUs
a c 1304 V Motherboard
December 6, 2013 5:33:10 PM
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Looks pretty good, will want a third party cooler like the EVO, and would suggest upping the DRAM to 1866 or better if budget permits - Haswell likes faster DRAM moreso than previous CPU gens
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December 7, 2013 1:35:54 AM

Thanks for advice guys. Overclocking is a posibility but not right, probably only far down the line. @Tradesman1 I'll keep that suggestion in mind thanks :)  @dottoreent Yeah I've heard so :)  Thanks again lads :) 
a c 299 K Overclocking
a c 107 ) Power supply
a b B Homebuilt system
a c 476 à CPUs
a c 1304 V Motherboard
December 7, 2013 5:22:25 PM

Let us know how it goes, will be looking ;) 
December 14, 2013 4:09:01 AM

Tradesman1 said:
Let us know how it goes, will be looking ;) 


Will do :) 
a c 299 K Overclocking
a c 107 ) Power supply
a b B Homebuilt system
a c 476 à CPUs
a c 1304 V Motherboard
December 14, 2013 7:38:31 AM

C U around ;) 
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