gaming/workstation PC (Black/Red Theme)


I recently finished what I'm planning to buy as my gaming/workstation (mainly gaming) PC. I just wanted to get someone else's opinion whether It's a decently well rounded system. Keep
in mind this build is limited by the fact it is following specific color theme (red/black). Because of this I'm not too concerned about the price to performance factor of this build. also the fact that I live in Canada and am buying from Canadian retailers makes it a little more expensive.

I just want to know whether it's well rounded or whether something will bottleneck another part. without further ado here is what I built.

PCPartPicker part list:

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($364.99 @ NCIX)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($104.99 @ Canada Computers)
Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 Gaming ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($159.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($154.99 @ Canada Computers)
Storage: A-Data Premier Pro SP600 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($69.99 @ NCIX)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.75 @ Vuugo)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 780 3GB OC Video Card ($549.99 @ NCIX)
Case: Corsair Carbide Series 300R Windowed ATX Mid Tower Case ($83.63 @ DirectCanada)
Power Supply: Cooler Master i600 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($65.35 @ DirectCanada)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($16.79 @ DirectCanada)
Monitor: LG 22EN43T-B 21.5" Monitor ($109.99 @ Memory Express) x2
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series AF120 Red 52.2 CFM 120mm Fan ($9.73 @ DirectCanada) x5

Total: $1904.08
(probably 2100$ - 2150$ with taxes + shipping)

Yes I am aware of certain compatibility issues with the 300r and the h100i.
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  1. Are you doing anything other than gaming?
  2. Deemo13 said:
    Are you doing anything other than gaming?

    Video rendering (sony vegas) + Photoshop
  3. Best answer
    Then the 4770K is justified. It does not really benefit you in gaming. If you dont plan to overclock (it looks like you do) then you can get a H87 motherboard and a non-K processor to save some buck as well as not getting an aftermarket cooler.
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