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December 23, 2013 8:47:08 AM

I am looking to build my own pc. This is my first time building one so i dont know what are the best parts. So far ive found this:
-Intel core i5 4670k Quad-Core Desktop Processor 3.4 GHZ 6 MB Cache
-Corsair Vengeance 8 GB ( 2 x 4 GB ) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) 240-Pin DDR3 Memory Kit for Core i3, i5, i7 and Platforms SDRAM
-ASUS M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
-Corsair CX750 Builder Series ATX 80 PLUS Bronze Certified Power Supply
-Seagate Barracuda 1 TB HDD SATA 6 Gb/s NCQ 64MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive ST1000DM003
-Lite-On Super AllWrite 24X SATA DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive - Bulk - IHAS124-04 (Black)
-Cooler Master Elite 430 - Mid Tower Computer Case with All-Black Interior and Windowed Side Panel
-EVGA GeForce GTX760 SuperClocked w/EVGA ACX Cooler 2GB GDDR5 256bit, Dual-Link DVI-I, DVI-D, HDMI,DP, SLI Ready Graphics Card
-Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit (OEM) System Builder DVD 1 Pack
I would like to play DayZ and Btf 4. Around how many fps would i get on high/ultra?
If you think this sint a good setup please tell me which parts i should get, the price in total being around $1000.

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December 23, 2013 9:14:24 AM
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You have selected wrong motherboard. You need motherboard LGA 1150 with Z87Chipset for the i5 4670k
Here is something else for $1000

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper 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: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($337.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Fractal Design Core 3000 USB 3.0 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($88.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $1009.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-23 12:13 EST-0500)
December 23, 2013 9:35:55 AM

maurelie said:
You have selected wrong motherboard. You need motherboard LGA 1150 with Z87Chipset for the i5 4670k
Here is something else for $1000

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper 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: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($337.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Fractal Design Core 3000 USB 3.0 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($88.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $1009.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-23 12:13 EST-0500)

I might go with your setup. Even though its more expensive on amazon i can still afford it.
How many fps do you get on more demanding games such as btf 4 or arma 3?
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December 23, 2013 9:56:37 AM

-BF4 at 1080p on ultra settings 50-60 fps
-ARMA 3 at 1080p on ultra settings also 40-50fps
December 23, 2013 10:15:21 AM

maurelie said:
-BF4 at 1080p on ultra settings 50-60 fps
-ARMA 3 at 1080p on ultra settings also 40-50fps


wow ok thanks. i think im gonna get your setup unless i change my mind. i still have a couple months to decidewhat i want exactly
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