Hi! Need Help with buying new CPU.

Hi Everyone,
my budget for the new computer is something between 5000-5500.
Gaming computer.
My friend built this one for me:

CM8064601464506 - Intel
i5-4670K Quad core CPU - LGA1150 - 3.4 GHz - 6MB cache - 22nm - 84W TDP - Integrated HD Graphics 4600 at 1200Mhz - Works with Z87,H87,B85 Chipsets only - Haswell Series - Tray

GA-Z87P-D3 - Gigabyte
Socket LGA1150 CPU (Haswell, Broadwell) support - Intel Z87 chipset - Dual channel DDR3 up to 1600 MHz memory - Integrated Graphics HDMI video output - 2 PCI Express x16 slots - 4 PCI slots - 8-channel audio - Gigabit LAN - 6 SATA3 6Gb/s - Up to 6 USB3.0 - ATX

F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL - G-Skill
8GB (2x4GB Kit) DDR3-1600MHz, PC3-12800, CL-9-9-9-24, Ripjaws-X series

Geforce GTX760 GPU - 2GB GDDR5 256 bit memory - PCI-Express 3.0 interface - 2-Slot DirectCU II cooler - Dual DVI, DisplayPort, HDMI video outputs - GPU/Memory clock 1072/6008 MHz

CT120M500SSD1 - Crucial
120GB M500 Series - SATA3 6Gbps 2.5 inch Internal SSD - 500 MBps Read / 130 MBps Write

ST1000DM003 - Seagate
1TB - 3.5 inch - SATA3 6Gb/s - 7200rpm - 64MB Cache - Barracuda 7200.14 series - (ST1000DM001)

Three-Hundred - Antec
Three Hundred Case - No Power Supply included - External 3 x 5.25 bays - Internal 6 x 3.5 bays - 1 rear 120 x 25 mm TriCool Fan with 3-speed switch control - 1 top special 140 x 25 mm TriCool Fan with 3-speed switch control - 2 front (optional) 120 mm fans to cool the hard drives - 1 side (Optional) 120 x 25 mm Fan to cool graphic cards - Washable air filters - Top mounted USB and Audio ports - Dimensions 45.8 (H) x 46.5 (D) x 20.5 cm (W) - ATX

VP-650P - Antec
VP-650P - 650W - ATX12V v2.3 compliant - 120mm silent fan - 8pin cpu connector - 6pin PCIe connector

RR-H101-22FK-RU - Coolermaster
Hyper 101
How it looks?
more offers will be welcome.
Thank you very much
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  1. First of all, you need to check your message before you post it because WOW that stuff is almost encrypted.

    What is it exactly you need help with? The setup you have chosen is just fine, you already chose the best gaming CPU out there and you have a motherboard that allows you to push that badboy hard.
  2. that gaming cpu is ok? don't need to change something ? or add something?
    think i can order that one without thinking twice?
    + i want to change the RAM to 2x8GB. should i ?
  3. That CPU is the _BEST_ you can get on the market for gaming. You could choose an i7, but it costs too much compared to the performance boost you get. I have been playing modern titles for quite some time and I havent seen my ingame RAM peak over 5-6GB. Stay at 8GB > Upgrade in the future if you actually catch your machine lacking ram.

    I would however consider choosing a bit stronger GPU, fx the 280X or 770 depending on what is cheapest where you live. In my country the price difference between 760 and 280X makes 280X (or 770, the nvidia EQ) the better choice.

    Also, the case you are choosing doesn't have any front fan intakes - there is room for them so if you want to add yourself then go ahead, but I would suggest another case depending on what is cheap in your country

  4. thank you!
    should i OC the i5?
  5. If you choose the stronger GPU you need to choose another PSU also. In my country, I would go for the Corsair CX600 instead.
  6. I5 4670k/4770k have the best performance per core in single threaded gaming hands down your powersupply is more than enough for your system and descent overclock, although get after market cpu cooler before you do overclock. the memory you have is fine for gaming if you are doing any type of rendering or video editing i would go with 16gbs save the 70+ dollars or put it into a getting gtx 770. if you do decide to go with a 770 you wont have to change anything in your build other than the card itself...your powersupply can handle that too. hope this helps :)
  7. Best answer
    if you choose larger gpu and are unsure about your psu just do the calculations here
  8. I would change the HDD for the Seagate ST1000DX001 instead. Although its not as fast as a SSD, the Hybrid version does bring noticeable performance boost. I use one as my secondary drive (SSD is my primary) and its very good.
  9. I didn't check how many PCI-E cables the PSU had > Your description said it only had 1 so I assumed this was true. In which case, i said that a different PSU was needed. After having to read more on it, that is not the case.

    Also: that calculator isn't sufficient to make calculations on whether a PSU is sufficient. You need to know whether the PSU can handle the amps on the 12v rail, which this PSU can.
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