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January 14, 2014 11:18:45 PM

I am putting a build together a gaming PC I just wanted to know if it was a good build and worth the money and compatible (First time building a PC)

CPU: i5 4670k

GPU: 2gb GTX 770

MOBO: MSI z87-g43

RAM: Vengeance 8gb ddr3

SSD: 120gb Samsung evo 840

Cooler: Cooler master hyper 212 evo

PSU: Crosair cx600 watt

Optical Drive: Asus 24x

HDD: 1Tb western digital black

Case: Crosair 200R

OS: Windows 8

Total: $1300 Thank you!

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January 14, 2014 11:30:25 PM
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Nice build, the only thing I would do is get a bigger PSU. The GTX 770 requires a min of 600w. I would go atleast 50 to 100w more just to be on the safe side.
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January 14, 2014 11:41:50 PM

Agree with djkillz;
also try getting ram with 2 sticks of 4gb each instead of single 8gb.
I wouldnt rely on cx series. Go with corsair gs700 psu if ur budget is limited. If you can afford more, tx, hx and rm series would be much better :) 
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January 15, 2014 12:01:25 AM

You could fit a 780 in there if you tried :D , a dual channel kit of 8GB is ideal, but not that important (also ensures full upgrade capacity down the line if you need it)

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

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)
Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($137.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: A-Data XPG Gaming Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($70.98 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card ($500.99 @ Amazon)
Case: BitFenix Shinobi Window ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($74.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Microcenter)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit - OEM (64-bit) ($99.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $1315.83
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-15 03:01 EST-0500)
January 16, 2014 10:46:32 AM

thanks everyone i appreciate it!!
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