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Will this build run skyrim on ultra?

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January 11, 2014 3:52:05 PM

Hey guys, I'm building my first pc. It's primarily going to be used for offline gaming on games like skyrim.

Budget
900-1000 after shipping and rebates

Usage
gaming, light video editing, music making, internet

Monitor
Already have one but might get another in the future

OS
I have windows 7 home edition

OC
Maybe but most likely not due to the processor not being a K

SLI/CROSSFIRE
maybe on the future when parts prices go down

Additional
Would like everything to be fairly quiet, also any advice on building it would be helpful. Also in the future I'm buying a new mouse and keyboard so suggestions would be nice.

Why am I upgrading?
I have a 2012 gateway that can't play the games I want to play. ( also I'm posting it on eBay to sell if anyone's interested.)

Any advice on this build would be great thanks.

Here's the build:

Intel Core i5-4670 Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646I54670 http://m.newegg.com/Product/index?itemnumber=N82E168191...

ASUS Z87-A LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboardhttp://m.newegg.com/Product/index?itemnumber=N82E168131...

SQUARE ENIX Gift - Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn http://m.newegg.com/Product/index?itemnumber=N82E168009...
(These are all in a bundle)

ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM http://m.newegg.com/Product?itemNumber=N82E16827135204

Cooler Master HAF 912 - High Air Flow Mid Tower Computer Case
http://m.newegg.com/Product?itemNumber=N82E16811119233

Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive http://m.newegg.com/Product?itemNumber=N82E16822148834

Thermaltake TR2 TR-700 700W ATX 12V V2.3 & EPS 12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply http://m.newegg.com/Product?itemNumber=N82E16817153167

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9Q-16GBXM
http://m.newegg.com/Product?itemNumber=N82E16820231478


EVGA SuperClocked 02G-P4-2765-KR GeForce GTX 760 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 SLI Support w/ EVGA ACX Cooler Video Card
http://m.newegg.com/Product?itemNumber=N82E16814130932

NVIDIA Gift - Assassin Creed4
http://m.newegg.com/Product?itemNumber=N82E16800995187

I think that's it, the total comes out to $992.92 with discounts. Thanks!

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a b 4 Gaming
January 11, 2014 4:13:03 PM

Since you're buying an overclocking ready motherboard, you should get an overclockable CPU like the i5 4670k.
Also, 16Gb of RAM is too much, you don't need it. Go 8GB and upgrade the GPU to a GTX 770.
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January 11, 2014 4:42:58 PM

One more question, how would this build be with games like crisis 2 and AC4? Still good frame rate on higher graphics?
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a b 4 Gaming
January 11, 2014 4:45:28 PM

Tcoles said:
One more question, how would this build be with games like crisis 2 and AC4? Still good frame rate on higher graphics?


The GTX 770 will handle them well, but the 760 may struggle at max settings
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