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March 21, 2014 2:55:52 PM

Hello I am a noob when it comes to pc and I really need some help.
I want a good gaming pc that can record games such as DayZ BattleField 4 and TitanFall. my budget is 800$ including the OS. This is the build i had in mind please let me know if it can run and record those games and future games.

Mobo: ASUS H87-PLUS Socket 1150 Intel H87 110$

Ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB 90$

PSU: Corsair Builder Series Modular CX600M 79$

CPU: Intel i5 205$

GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 750 ti 2gb 169$

Case: Bitfenix Merc Alpha 50$

Harddrive: 1TB 59$


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March 21, 2014 2:58:23 PM

Plus the OS it adds up to 867$
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March 21, 2014 3:04:07 PM

a 600 watt power supply is overkill for a 750 ti that only requires a 300 or 400 watt.
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March 21, 2014 3:06:32 PM

for a non overclock build i would go this route
the cpu you wouldnt need a a 4670 the 4440 has similar performance for your needs
whatever you do dont get a cx psu they are cheaply made

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3dYqB
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3dYqB/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3dYqB/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($174.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H87M-HD3 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($74.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($72.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Video Card ($159.99 @ Best Buy)
Case: BitFenix Merc Alpha (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $771.87
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-21 18:03 EDT-0400)

this is with os and under 800 dollars. i kept the case because that is a more personal decision
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a b 4 Gaming
March 21, 2014 3:08:09 PM

for 861 you can get 760 O.O

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3dYy2
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3dYy2/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3dYy2/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($174.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H87M-HD3 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($74.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($72.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Amazon)
Case: BitFenix Merc Alpha (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $861.87
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-21 18:07 EDT-0400)
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March 21, 2014 3:09:36 PM

Bad_Kitty13 said:
for a non overclock build i would go this route
the cpu you wouldnt need a a 4670 the 4440 has similar performance for your needs
whatever you do dont get a cx psu they are cheaply made

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3dYqB
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3dYqB/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3dYqB/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($174.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H87M-HD3 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($74.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($72.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Video Card ($159.99 @ Best Buy)
Case: BitFenix Merc Alpha (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $771.87
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-21 18:03 EDT-0400)

this is with os and under 800 dollars. i kept the case because that is a more personal decision


Bad_Kitty13 said:
for 861 you can get 760 O.O

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3dYy2
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3dYy2/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3dYy2/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($174.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H87M-HD3 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($74.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($72.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Amazon)
Case: BitFenix Merc Alpha (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $861.87
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-21 18:07 EDT-0400)


is the 760 much better than the 750ti??
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a b 4 Gaming
March 21, 2014 3:11:35 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($174.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Asus H87M-E Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($95.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 60GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($53.48 @ SuperBiiz)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Micro Center)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $812.40
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-21 18:10 EDT-0400)

$12 over but has an SSD(helps with loading times etc so will look nicer when recording)

Tell me what you think, The GPU/PSU/Case all improved.
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