Solved Gaming/recording build for under $1400 Tags: Systems Memory Last response: April 2, 2014 12:06 AM in Systems Share mooska April 1, 2014 11:21:22 PM I'd like to be able to run everything on max everything for the next couple of years. I also doing music recording and run several memory intensive virtual instruments, as well as dabble with VMWare running Windows 2012. How does this look? PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($319.99 @ Newegg) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($35.98 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme6 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($148.49 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2400 Memory ($84.99 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2400 Memory ($84.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($151.00) Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($329.99 @ Newegg) Case: NZXT H630 (Black) ATX Full Tower Case ($159.98 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Newegg) Total: $1322.40 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-02 02:16 EDT-0400) Will also be transferring over my old 2TB HDD. More about : gaming recording build 1400 Best solution Rami Zerker Reini April 1, 2014 11:32:47 PM DAMN, looking good. If you can, buy a GTX 780 since you want to run everything on max for the next couple of years. Share mooska April 1, 2014 11:37:10 PM I really wanted to grab a 780, but the price jump at that point pushes my financial conscience. Any idea how much power I would need in a PSU? I'm think something capable of future SLI. m 0 l Related resources I need a build Under $1400 that runs Adobe Creative suite well - Forum New under $1400 build - Forum Gaming pc build for under 1400£ (including tower, monitor, keyboard, mouse) - Forum Best performance under $1400? - Gaming PC build - Forum Is this a good build for under $1400? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Rami Zerker Reini April 1, 2014 11:46:07 PM For GTX 770 SLI (good idea BTW) the recommended watt amount is 850. XFX 850W XXX Edition 80+ Silver etc. m 1 l mooska April 2, 2014 12:06:40 AM Very cool. Thank you. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Under $1400 gaming build -- final check before ordering! Forum SolvedRendering/Gaming PC build Under 1400$ Forum SolvedIs this a good build for Gaming/Recording on games like BF4, Planetside 2, Counter Strike, etc. Forum Need gaming/editing build under $1400 Forum Advice on new gaming build under $1400 Forum Solved1st attempt Gaming Build(under $1400) Forum SolvedNeed help with a Gaming/Recording PC Build Forum SolvedCore i7 920 Build for Under $1400 Forum Solvedis this a good build for gaming,recording, and editing. Forum Building First PC (Under $1400) Forum PC gaming/recording build. Forum Looking to build a gaming/recording pc that will last for a few years for $1000ish. Forum Want to build very quiet, powerful,small form factor system under 1400$CAD. Forum Which build for gaming/recording on a budget would you choose? Bang for buck! Forum SolvedHelp me build an affordable (1Kish) gaming&recording system Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !