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December 22, 2013 2:04:07 PM

Hi there, I am planning on building my first gaming PC and my main focus is performance. I am planning on using this almost entirely for gaming, and possible some photo video editing. I had everything picked out of PC part picker, but recently the cpu I as planning on using was not for sale. I have attached a link to the parts list, as well as copied and pasted what it says below. If anyone has any other suggestions in changes, that you are sure are comparable, please tell me (such as if I should go with 2 4g sticks of RAM or more/ if something is not compatable). Thanks!

Here is the link to PC Part Picker:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2omLE



CPU Cooler

Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler $78.99 FREE $78.99 Amazon
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Motherboard

Intel DP67BGB3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard $89.95 $5.93 $95.88 Amazon
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Memory

Corsair XMS3 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory $64.99 -$20.00 FREE $44.99 Newegg
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Corsair XMS3 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory $64.99 -$20.00 FREE $44.99 Newegg
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Storage

Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk $132.99 FREE $132.99 Mac Mall
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $89.48 -$5.00 $84.48 OutletPC
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Video Card

Asus GeForce GTX 660 Ti 3GB Video Card $259.99 $6.99 $266.98 SuperBiiz
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Case

Cooler Master HAF X Blue ATX Full Tower Case $204.99 $11.99 $216.98 Newegg
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Power Supply

PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $149.99 FREE $149.99 Amazon
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Optical Drive

Pioneer BDC-207DBK Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer $49.99 $5.44 $55.43 Amazon
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Operating System

Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) $97.98 $97.98 OutletPC
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Monitor

Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor $159.99 -$30.00 $4.99 $134.98 Newegg
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Keyboard

Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2013 Wired Gaming Keyboard $119.99 $9.99 $129.98 SuperBiiz
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Thanks to anyone who helped!

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December 22, 2013 2:43:33 PM

Firedroid2 said:
Hi there, I am planning on building my first gaming PC and my main focus is performance. I am planning on using this almost entirely for gaming, and possible some photo video editing. I had everything picked out of PC part picker, but recently the cpu I as planning on using was not for sale. I have attached a link to the parts list, as well as copied and pasted what it says below. If anyone has any other suggestions in changes, that you are sure are comparable, please tell me (such as if I should go with 2 4g sticks of RAM or more/ if something is not compatable). Thanks!

Here is the link to PC Part Picker:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2omLE



CPU Cooler

Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler $78.99 FREE $78.99 Amazon
Remove
Buy
Eligible for free two-day shipping with Amazon Prime membership
Motherboard

Intel DP67BGB3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard $89.95 $5.93 $95.88 Amazon
Remove
Buy
Memory

Corsair XMS3 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory $64.99 -$20.00 FREE $44.99 Newegg
Remove
Buy
$20.00 mail-in rebate

Corsair XMS3 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory $64.99 -$20.00 FREE $44.99 Newegg
Remove
Buy
$20.00 mail-in rebate
Add Additional Memory
Storage

Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk $132.99 FREE $132.99 Mac Mall
Remove
Buy

Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $89.48 -$5.00 $84.48 OutletPC
Remove
Buy
$5.00 mail-in rebate
Add Additional Storage
Video Card

Asus GeForce GTX 660 Ti 3GB Video Card $259.99 $6.99 $266.98 SuperBiiz
Remove
Buy
Add Another Video Card For 2-Way SLI
Case

Cooler Master HAF X Blue ATX Full Tower Case $204.99 $11.99 $216.98 Newegg
Remove
Buy
Power Supply

PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $149.99 FREE $149.99 Amazon
Remove
Buy
Eligible for free two-day shipping with Amazon Prime membership
Optical Drive

Pioneer BDC-207DBK Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer $49.99 $5.44 $55.43 Amazon
Remove
Buy
Add Another Optical Drive
Operating System

Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) $97.98 $97.98 OutletPC
Remove
Buy
Monitor

Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor $159.99 -$30.00 $4.99 $134.98 Newegg
Remove
Buy
+ $10 off w/ promo code EMCWVVX87, ends 12/26
$20.00 mail-in rebate
Keyboard

Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2013 Wired Gaming Keyboard $119.99 $9.99 $129.98 SuperBiiz
Remove
Buy
Expansion Cards / Networking
Add Expansion Cards / Networking ...
Sound Cards, Wired Network Adapter, Wireless Network Adapters

Thanks to anyone who helped!


Well, there is some serious overpay in that build.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($89.99 @ B&H)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($84.48 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($344.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($97.98 @ OutletPC)
Monitor: Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($134.98 @ Newegg)
Keyboard: Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2013 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($129.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $1532.32
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-22 17:42 EST-0500)

This is better. Also, I don't think you need such an expensive keyboard
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