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Save money on build/different parts/ wait or get it now???

So I put together two builds on pcpartpicker but am not exactly sure any more if I chose the right parts for me. I am mainly worried about the cpu, the gpu, and cooling. I already have windows and a disk drive so I dont need that and I also have a keyboard an mouse. The only thing I really need besides the build itself is a good monitor for gaming (needs to be 1080p widescreen). I am not sure on which proccessor to get though. I will use it for video editing and gaming and recording games. As long as my cpu can compress a 20gb video in under 20 minutes with xvid and not get bottlenecked by my cpu for 2-3 years im good. Also I dont know if my psu, gpu, and ram is the best I can get for my monney. Lastly I dont know if I should buy a few fans. I really do need to save money here so it would be prefferable if you can get it under $1100 us. Here is my current build so tell me what cpu to get, either the 4670k, 4670, 4770k, or 4770. I wont overclock unless its not meeting my standards btw. Also should I get a different mobo if I wont have to overclock. Here is what I have so far.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 Gaming ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($140.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($93.22 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Cooler Master N600 ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.99 @ Mwave)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($157.80 @ TigerDirect)
Monitor: Asus VX238H 23.0" Monitor ($150.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $1137.93
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-10 22:21 EST-0500)
Lastly do you think I should wait until march or so to get everything. I know the hdd prices are sky rocketing so Im not sure what to do. Thanks in advance
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  1. Even an i5-3570K is good enough. It will also let you save money on your mobo (you will have to get the Z77 version which is cheaper)
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    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($224.98 @ OutletPC)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Microcenter)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($68.00 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Cooler Master N600 ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.99 @ Mwave)
    Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Monitor: Asus VX238H 23.0" Monitor ($150.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $1033.88
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-10 22:33 EST-0500)

    If you're not overclocking, you can save up even further;

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4430 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($174.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock H87 Pro4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($89.97 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($68.00 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Cooler Master N600 ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.99 @ Mwave)
    Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Monitor: Asus VX238H 23.0" Monitor ($150.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $928.89
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-10 22:36 EST-0500)

    if you're going to run your card in dual SLI/CF, grab a 750W Bronze PSU & the cheapest Z87 board that supports SLI/CF.
    feel free to upgrade it to a 280X or 770.
  3. Shahmeer S said:
    Even an i5-3570K is good enough. It will also let you save money on your mobo (you will have to get the Z77 version which is cheaper)


    Also kind of trying to make it easier to upgrade plus they really are not a ridiculous amount cheaper
  4. Will the i5 4670k be able to video edit as fast as I want it to anyone also this is the new build I came up with. I wont overclock at first though.
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($224.98 @ OutletPC)
    CPU Cooler: Rosewill RCX-ZAIO-92 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($19.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme6 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($159.99 @ Microcenter)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($68.00 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.98 @ OutletPC)
    Power Supply: Corsair CX 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Microcenter)
    Monitor: Asus VX228H 60Hz 21.5" Monitor ($149.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $1072.89
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-10 23:06 EST-0500)
    Anything else I can do to make it cheaper besides getting a cheaper case and psu (which I probably will)
  5. I would get a cheaper cpu/mobo and get a gtx 770 for about 100 bucks more. Something like this combo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1497678
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