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February 10, 2014 12:10:15 AM

I'm building a high-end gaming computer so I can play games like star citizen which will require high end computers to play.

How can I improve my build?


CPU
Intel Core i7-4770K

Motherboard
Gigabyte Z87X-UD5H

Memory
16GB (2x8GB) Corsair Dominator Platinum 1600MHz DDR3 $185

GPU
Sapphire Dual-X Radeon R9 280X 3GB

Case
Corsair Obsidian Series 750D

Boot Drive
Samsung 840 EVO 500GB

Storage Drive
Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200RPM

Optical Drive
OEM DVD Drive or OEM Blu Ray Drive

PSU
Seasonic 850W 80 Plus Gold (X-850)

CPU Cooler
Corsair H110



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February 10, 2014 12:40:47 AM

Here's what I recommend you if you really want to spend £2000 :

PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/2QBn3
Price breakdown by merchant: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/2QBn3/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/2QBn3/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£166.79 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (£86.50 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£147.69 @ Ebuyer)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£120.51 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£65.99 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£59.58 @ Ebuyer)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) (£520.52 @ Dabs)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) (£520.52 @ Dabs)
Case: Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case (£126.67 @ CCL Computers)
Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply (£115.06 @ Aria PC)
Optical Drive: Pioneer BDC-207DBK Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer (£40.20 @ Aria PC)
Total: £1970.03
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-10 08:40 GMT+0000)

But personally I'd just do it like this :

PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/2QBpa
Price breakdown by merchant: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/2QBpa/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/2QBpa/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£166.79 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (£86.50 @ Ebuyer)
Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£147.69 @ Ebuyer)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£120.51 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£126.06 @ CCL Computers)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£59.58 @ Ebuyer)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card (£520.52 @ Dabs)
Case: Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case (£126.67 @ CCL Computers)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£45.00 @ Aria PC)
Optical Drive: Pioneer BDC-207DBK Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer (£40.20 @ Aria PC)
Total: £1439.52
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-10 08:40 GMT+0000)
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