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First Time Builder: Gaming PC- HELP PLEASE!

Hi, after my PC recently failed to operate anymore... I have decided to follow my friend's advice to build a custom PC instead of buying those from HP.
Here is a list that i have came up with after a week of research on parts and asked advice from different friends.

MOBO Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
CPU Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
RAM 8G Kit 2133 G.Skill Ripjaws-X (2 x 4GB)
Storage Samsung 840 EVO Series SATA3 (250 GB)
Seagate SATA3 (2TB)
Video Card 2G GTX 770 Gigabyte OC or Asus 3G R9-280X (depends on stock avaliability)
Case Thermaltake VN300M1W2N Chaser MK-I Full Tower Case
Power Supply Corsair 80Plus Gold RM650
Optical Drive Pioneer SATA DVR-220 OEM DVD RW
Operating System Windows 8 Pro
Monitor 27” 4ms Benq GW2760HM
Mouse Razer DeathAdder 2013
Keyboard Razer Deathstalker
Wireless Adapter TP-Link WDN3800
I come over different articles that saying the i5 4670k has overheating problem. And I am not sure what kind of cooling parts do I need. I don't want to spend$$ on something that i don't even know if it will help or not.
I plan to overclock the CPU ( my friend told me is better to get i5 4670k and overclock then just getting a i7 4770.
Any feedback or recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks for your help!
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  1. Build looks good. And yes, k series parts are easier to overclock than the others. Consider a few things though, higher PSU wattage, 750 maybe. It will be better when you want to upgrade in the future. And make sure you get a good CPU cooler. And remember that water cooling such as the h80i is not as good as some if not most air coolers. Water cooling provides a false sense of protection from overheating. Check out Nactua's coolers, they are great. Other than that, this build is really solid!

    Hope this helped!
  2. i5 4670K is better in gaming
    use this popular cooler 212 evo
    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-cpu-cooler-rr212e20pkr2
  3. Any recommended CPU cooling??
    Is cooler 212 evo good enough? the price of this seems to be so much cheaper compare to H100i
  4. Alexander632 said:
    Any recommended CPU cooling??
    Is cooler 212 evo good enough? the price of this seems to be so much cheaper compare to H100i


    212 is a great cooler. Stick with it.
  5. Best answer
    Alexander632 said:
    Any recommended CPU cooling??
    Is cooler 212 evo good enough? the price of this seems to be so much cheaper compare to H100i


    212 is a great cooler. Stick with it.
  6. thanks a lot
  7. Alexander632 said:
    thanks a lot


    No problem man! Glad I could help!
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