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Mid-level i5-4670k build questions (first time builder)

Hi everyone!

I've decided to finally take the plunge and build a gaming rig myself and was hoping for some help/ suggestions on my parts list before I go ahead and start ordering. This system will be primarily used for gaming, and eventually I hope to upgrade to SLI.

Budget: $1400

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Thermal Compound: Arctic Cooling MX4 4g Thermal Paste ($6.98 @ OutletPC)
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 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($159.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 4GB Video Card ($383.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Wireless Network Adapter: Rosewill RNX-N250PCe 802.11b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter ($20.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($109.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($88.98 @ OutletPC)

Total: $1395

Thank you for sharing any suggestions on better parts in the same price-range, I'd really like to squeeze the most bang for my buck out of this rig!

Future upgrades I'm hoping to be able to support with this build: 2-way 770 SLI, 240mm Water Cooling (such as Corsair H100i), & 16gb RAM. Not sure if this PSU could handle two of these GPU's though...

Cheers :)
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  1. Best answer
    Everything seems good, besides that lack of an HDD. That 250 GB will fill up quick.

    Also, your PSU will be able to handle 770 SLI.
  2. Everything looks great! The only thing i'd change is taking that SSD down to a 120GB and using the savings and a little extra cash and getting a 3TB HDD for mass storage. Your PSU can definitely take 2 770s too.

    Other than that, there's not much i'd change tbh!
  3. Looks good, definitely want a regular HD though
  4. Thanks for the suggestions guys! I'll be sure to see about downgrading the SSD and adding a HDD for more storage. Glad to hear it was a pretty sound build overall!
  5. Should be very happy with it, let us know how all goes
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