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First attempt at a pc build looking for advice and input on build

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February 4, 2014 11:03:27 PM

Hello,

This will be my first attempt at building a PC. After a few months of research and many hours of reading just about everything and anything i have put together my build. I was going to water cool my CPU and GPU that is why i chose the i7 4770k but i think i will first see if i can get it to boot up once i have all the components in. Please any input will be greatly appreciated negative or positive. Here is my build:

CPU: i7 4770k
GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti supper clocked
MB: ASUS Sabertooth Z87
RAM: GSkill Sniper Gaming series (2 x 8 GB ) 1866
PSU: Rosewill Tachyon 1000w Haswell ready 80+ platinum
SSD: Intel 335 Series Jay Crest 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC
HDD: Western Digital WD10EZEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" , Blue - OEM
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 120mm & 140mm SSO
Case:Corsair Obsidian 750D Black ATX Full Tower
OS: Windows 7 ultimate 64bit
Monitor: ASUS VG248QE Black 24" 144Hz 1ms
February 4, 2014 11:13:07 PM

WAAAAAAYYYY overkill power supply.
No need for windows Ultimate.
No need for such an overpriced board.
There are considerably better SSDs. Stick with Samsung, best of the best in the SSD business.


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February 4, 2014 11:23:41 PM

nashdes001 said:
change the mobo to this. It will b enough
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asus-motherboard-maximusvi...

ram 8 gb is enough for gaming, if u r getting 16gb for rendering and stuff then its ok
1000w is overkill instead get 750w or 800w


Great i was unsure about the Mobo, Ram, PSU. This is for a gaming rig no rendering or encoding
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February 4, 2014 11:32:36 PM

and as said ssds only help in booting and loading, not helpful in gaming

and its for gaming then change processor to i5 k series
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February 4, 2014 11:53:50 PM

nashdes001 said:
and as said ssds only help in booting and loading, not helpful in gaming

and its for gaming then change processor to i5 k series


So my thought was in most of the hardware was a long term plan with the exception of the PSU i do not know how to calculate the power consumption for all the internal components
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February 5, 2014 12:05:27 AM

600W quality PSU is more than enough for your system.
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February 5, 2014 12:33:26 AM

SleavedSteve said:
nashdes001 said:
and as said ssds only help in booting and loading, not helpful in gaming

and its for gaming then change processor to i5 k series


So my thought was in most of the hardware was a long term plan with the exception of the PSU i do not know how to calculate the power consumption for all the internal components

here's a site to have rough calculation for power consumption
http://www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.js...
though 600w is enough get 650w or 700w to have a headroom and for long term use
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February 5, 2014 12:55:13 AM

Very nice thank you !
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February 5, 2014 1:00:48 AM

u wecome :) 
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