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My First Gaming PC Build Jan. 2014 For Under $1500

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January 10, 2014 7:57:46 PM

Hey everyone i'm new around here but I must say this is an awesome site!
As the title says this would be my first gaming pc that I will be building myself. I'm curious as to what the community thinks about it and I want to hear your guys' opinions :D 

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/willmasai93/saved/3oTH

Much Thanks :) 
a b 4 Gaming
January 10, 2014 8:07:03 PM

If you want to overclock, you'll need a Z87 motherboard. I'll make a revised build. Also, I think you should get a 60hz monitor and put more money into the GPU
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a b 4 Gaming
January 10, 2014 8:07:35 PM
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January 10, 2014 8:14:37 PM

tyvm lucasz. I can't wait :D 
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January 10, 2014 8:21:27 PM

Good build and good choice of components. But here are three things I would change about it:

- Look at 840 EVO SSD from Samsung. They may be cheaper and faster than Seagate 600.

- For the PSU, I woudn't go with a Rosewill PSU, unless your budget is too tight. Choose one from a widely trusted brand in power supplies such as Seasonic and XFX. Anything from these two brands will perform way better.

- As lucasz already said, you'll need a Z87 board in order to do overclocking.

Have fun building !
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a b 4 Gaming
January 10, 2014 8:45:17 PM

shouganai33 said:
tyvm lucasz. I can't wait :D 


No problem man. Have fun! The 770 is an awesome card
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