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I'd love some advice on this build.

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February 8, 2014 6:59:20 PM

I'll be using my hdtv as the monitor and this pc will be for gaming mostly. My limit is $1,500.

Here's the parts I've selected:

CD: LG 16X Internal Blu-ray Burner, BD-RE, DVD+RW Combo Drive

CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-4770K 3.50 GHz 8MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1150

FAN: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO CPU Cooler w/ PWM fan

HDD1: 120GB Samsung 840 EVO Series SATA-III 6.0Gb/s SSD - 540MB/s Read & 410MB/s Write

HDD2: 1TB Western Digital Caviar Blue SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 7200 RPM HDD

MEMORY: 8GB (4GBx2) DDR3/1866MHz Dual Channel Memory (Corsair Vengeance)

MOTHERBOARD: GIGABYTE Z87X-HD3 ATX w/ On/Off Charge 2, Realtek GbLAN, 2 PCIe x16 (1 Gen3, 1 Gen2), 3 PCIe x1, 2 PCI

POWERSUPPLY: 600 Watts - Standard 80 Plus Certified Power Supply

VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2GB GDDR5 PCIe 3.0 x16 Video Card (EVGA Superclocked ACX Cooling)

Thanks, guys!

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February 8, 2014 7:07:06 PM

The psu is complete shiz. Not the best build for that much money. Here just go with this build instead
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.97 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($34.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($189.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($81.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($114.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($82.50 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card ($499.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Cooler Master V850 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($149.99 @ Microcenter)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $1487.38
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-08 22:06 EST-0500)
February 8, 2014 7:54:11 PM

I thought the i7 was better than the i5.
February 9, 2014 5:39:31 AM

Its is but if you notice, most builds have i5 up to 2000 dollar build. Right now, you want a really good gpu, you want the best possible in your budget. The i5 and gtx 780 will get more fps then the i7 and gtx 760