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April 14, 2014 5:02:54 PM

Hey all,
I'm looking for a build that would run games such as minecraft with good fps at Max settings but also more stressful games such as bf ..... I'm thinking this:
Processor :I5 4670k @4.1
Ram :8gb corsair vengeance ram
OS :Windows 8
PSU :600w corsair CX
Graphics :Gtx 770 2gb
Motherboard :Gigabyte Z87-HD3
Case :zalman z11 plus
CPU cooler :corsair H60 liquid cooler
120gb ssd
1tb hard drive

Is this too overpowered or will it do me fine for gaming with 2 monitors
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April 14, 2014 5:11:18 PM

Im not really sure about the cooler but im customing the build on dino PC so I only have an option of the corsair water coolers but I've read many reviews about them and they seem ok
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April 14, 2014 5:11:49 PM

I agree on going with a Corsair H100i/H110 or a good air cooler. I recently began using this and it is amazing for the price: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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April 14, 2014 5:12:23 PM

They are I have a H100 and my best bud has an H60 its just the H60's radiator is too small for water cooling making it pretty useless.
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a b 4 Gaming
April 14, 2014 5:12:46 PM

James97972 said:
Im not really sure about the cooler but im customing the build on dino PC so I only have an option of the corsair water coolers but I've read many reviews about them and they seem ok


Yeah the higher end ones, such as like I said previously, the H100i or H110
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April 14, 2014 5:15:48 PM

OK that sounds cool, I'll change the cooler to a h100, any other changes,I'm pretty sure that the restof the build is pretty solid
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April 14, 2014 5:17:48 PM

I personally don't like windows 8 much prefer 7 but to each his own. Other than that its a solid build.
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April 14, 2014 5:19:52 PM

See I'm in two minds because w7 is more solid than w8 but I kinda want to explore and see if windows 8 is actually any good ...
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April 14, 2014 5:30:17 PM

I use Windows 8.1, which is pretty much Windows 7 with a few new features, it isn't that different. Most people who don't like it don't want change. They want the same design we've had from Windows 95..
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April 14, 2014 5:36:19 PM

Fair, I think I'm gonna keep with the windows 8 because of some of the newer features on it
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April 14, 2014 5:39:59 PM

The only other change I would suggest is getting an R9 280X for the GPU, I like having 3GB or more of VRAM, 2GB just is really pushing it for my personal uses
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