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January 22, 2014 9:55:15 PM

Heya
This is my first time building a my own pc these are the parts I chose. Also if any of you guys know of better parts in the similar price range or for a better price help is welcome. Also I'd prefer Canadian website's I just don't wanna ship from outta the country.

Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

1 nVidia GTX 770
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

Antec TruePower 650W
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

Thermaltake Chaser Series A31 Mid Tower
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

Western Digital 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

ASUS P8Z77-V LX LGA 1155 Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

CORSAIR Hydro Series H90 High Performance Water/Liquid CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1683...

Windows 8.1

Sorry bit misleading
I'm using this build for Gaming, editing, Work etc
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January 22, 2014 10:02:08 PM

What's the purpose of this build?
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January 22, 2014 10:06:46 PM

I would suggest a better PSU... I don't trust cheap parts with high end parts. Use (1) Antec, (2) EVGA, (3) Corsair, (4) Cooler Master, anything below Cooler Master is asking for it... I pick Antec first over anything... Other than that your build looks good...
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January 22, 2014 10:13:06 PM

Since you are just using it for gaming I recommend using the I5 4670K CPU. No reason to get a I7 for gaming. I would also only get 8gb of ram since this is a gaming build. Take that extra savings and get a GTX 780TI.
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January 22, 2014 11:24:20 PM

realchaos said:
What's the purpose of this build?


gaming,editing,work etc
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January 23, 2014 6:43:59 PM

What kind of editing/work...?
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January 23, 2014 7:20:13 PM

realchaos said:
What kind of editing/work...?


Editing video's for youtuber's and game design aswell as abit of modding for game's.
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January 23, 2014 8:27:40 PM

Are you willing to order from other Canada websites if it's cheaper?
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January 23, 2014 8:34:04 PM

realchaos said:
Are you willing to order from other Canada websites if it's cheaper?


Yeah without a doubt if its cheaper.
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January 23, 2014 9:10:21 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($357.98 @ Amazon Canada)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($31.06 @ DirectCanada)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.50 @ Vuugo)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($163.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($63.84 @ DirectCanada)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($329.99 @ Memory Express)
Case: BitFenix Shinobi Window ATX Mid Tower Case ($70.41 @ DirectCanada)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($86.60 @ DirectCanada)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) ($93.88 @ DirectCanada)
Total: $1322.24
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-24 00:09 EST-0500)

-Newer gen socket.
-Better quality psu and case.
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January 23, 2014 9:41:15 PM

realchaos said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($357.98 @ Amazon Canada)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($31.06 @ DirectCanada)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.50 @ Vuugo)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($163.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($63.84 @ DirectCanada)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($329.99 @ Memory Express)
Case: BitFenix Shinobi Window ATX Mid Tower Case ($70.41 @ DirectCanada)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($86.60 @ DirectCanada)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) ($93.88 @ DirectCanada)
Total: $1322.24
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-24 00:09 EST-0500)

-Newer gen socket.
-Better quality psu and case.


Thank's for the update this makes a lot more sence
Is Cooler master still going to be enough?
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February 3, 2014 3:43:32 AM

Drake617 said:
Heya
This is my first time building a my own pc these are the parts I chose. Also if any of you guys know of better parts in the similar price range or for a better price help is welcome. Also I'd prefer Canadian website's I just don't wanna ship from outta the country.

Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

1 nVidia GTX 770
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

Antec TruePower 650W
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

Thermaltake Chaser Series A31 Mid Tower
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

Western Digital 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

ASUS P8Z77-V LX LGA 1155 Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

CORSAIR Hydro Series H90 High Performance Water/Liquid CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1683...

Windows 8.1

Sorry bit misleading
I'm using this build for Gaming, editing, Work etc





YOU STILL STUCK???
sjones1324@gmail.com

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February 3, 2014 5:23:37 AM

that build is disgusting that you favorited or whatever. a 770 in a 1400$ budget. what a joke! i hope you didn't buy that. this is what you want my friend.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($189.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($102.00 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($63.14 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card ($479.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: NZXT Phantom 630 (Gunmetal) ATX Full Tower Case ($167.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($89.60 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Asus DVD-E818AAT/BLK/B/GEN DVD/CD Drive ($21.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $1444.63
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-03 08:35 EST-0500)
i'm sorry i made a few adjustments i've been working on this build for a while now and I must of forgotten to save last time i edited it
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February 3, 2014 5:26:21 AM

oh it has a i7 i see. yea you should stay away from recommending peoples pc mr 'realchaos' he wants a gaming rig. why would you spend more money on the processor then the gpu. what a JOKE. also don't forget to buy some case fans that I didn't include for that build. that is a full tower case tons of room for cooling
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February 3, 2014 5:36:59 AM

Waiting on your email Drake
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February 3, 2014 5:13:45 PM

Did you even read this thread. He is going to be using this computer for "gaming,editing,work etc"
It's not ONLY GAMING. He does work and editing on it too, which is where the i7 and 16gb of ram will help. A GTX 770 can already max out anything at 1080p anyways.
Not to mention that the OP is in Canada and you're using U.S.A. prices. Components in Canada are more expensive. Next time, please read the thread. Or at least the first post.
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