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April 24, 2014 4:18:50 PM

This is the gaming pc I want to build. I will use it for gaming and homework:

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/premi23/saved/4qDQ

CONCERNS: 750W PSU is probably overkill, I know. But I'm looking ahead for the future if maybe I decide to SLI or change the GPU.. With that said what do you guys think I should go with?

As far as the motherboard goes, I just wanted to get a really good one. However, I've noticed many people get the z87.

Also, I have never built a computer, this will be my first. I have no idea how many fans I will need. I put 2 fans - well, 3.. the corsair is a 2-pack - Will just the 2-pack corsair be enough? or should I get the noctua too? Or should I only get the noctua? or should I go with the 140mm noctua only?

(so many 'or's LOL)

Thanks ahead of time for your input! :D 

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April 24, 2014 4:27:04 PM

The NZXT 410 has 3 fans included - top, front and rear. That'll be OK

The seasonic 750W is a real good choice. I'm running 2 x gtx670s on a seasonic built corsair 750. But 7 series from 770 up you'll need a bigger psu for sli.
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April 24, 2014 4:30:52 PM

i7Baby said:
The NZXT 410 has 3 fans included - top, front and rear. That'll be OK

The seasonic 750W is a real good choice. I'm running 2 x gtx670s on a seasonic built corsair 750. But 7 series from 770 up you'll need a bigger psu for sli.


Seasonic is one of the best. I would go with the NZXT H440 instead, for the cooling and looks. I use a "bad" PSU, that is actualy well rated, and made by Huntkey. But, due to the hit and miss nature of non-name brands, stick with the good brands unless you plan on a lot of research.
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April 24, 2014 4:31:10 PM

i7Baby said:
The NZXT 410 has 3 fans included - top, front and rear. That'll be OK

The seasonic 750W is a real good choice. I'm running 2 x gtx670s on a seasonic built corsair 750. But 7 series from 770 up you'll need a bigger psu for sli.


Oh, okay, that cleared up everything! Thank man
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April 24, 2014 4:32:21 PM

Premi said:
i7Baby said:
The NZXT 410 has 3 fans included - top, front and rear. That'll be OK

The seasonic 750W is a real good choice. I'm running 2 x gtx670s on a seasonic built corsair 750. But 7 series from 770 up you'll need a bigger psu for sli.


Oh, okay, that cleared up everything! Thank man


No problem, happy to lend my time.
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April 24, 2014 4:34:04 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($80.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Dual Superclocked ACX Video Card ($259.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($67.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) ($94.99 @ Best Buy)
Monitor: Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($157.00 @ B&H)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($23.99 @ NCIX US)
Keyboard: Perixx PX-1100 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Logitech G500s Laser Gaming Mouse Wired Laser Mouse ($49.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $1383.84
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-24 19:29 EDT-0400)

I changed a few things ;) . Firstly, you don't need a 200 dollar motherboard, the one I put on will handle it. Next, the 840 Evo SSD is a bit better and cheaper. The graphics card was fine, I just changed it to EVGA because they are by far the best company with customer support. Also, the case I added will support more fans and has better airflow. I then switched the power supply to an Antec and the 620 watts will be enough. I changed the OS to windows 8 because most games are optimized for it, and you'll be a bit better off in the long run, if you choose to go back to windows 7, don't go with home premium because it'll limit you to 16 gigs of ram. Finally, with the money I saved you, I threw in a better keyboard. The Perrix keyboard is a fantastic keyboard, alot with backlighting, and a nice solid build. Also, I only put in that 2 pack of fans, which you can install on the top of the case. This build will handle any game you throw at it right now, and will serve you for school needs also. My future build is similar to this one.
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April 24, 2014 4:34:34 PM

Hello man said:
i7Baby said:
The NZXT 410 has 3 fans included - top, front and rear. That'll be OK

The seasonic 750W is a real good choice. I'm running 2 x gtx670s on a seasonic built corsair 750. But 7 series from 770 up you'll need a bigger psu for sli.


Seasonic is one of the best. I would go with the NZXT H440 instead, for the cooling and looks. I use a "bad" PSU, that is actualy well rated, and made by Huntkey. But, due to the hit and miss nature of non-name brands, stick with the good brands unless you plan on a lot of research.


Awesome. & I'll take a look at the NZXT H440
Thanks!
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April 24, 2014 4:35:35 PM

Your case already comes with a fan, so I would imagine that the 2-pack corsair would be enough for your purposes. Basically you just want enough fans to be able to give your case sufficient airflow to cool your parts, and since you don't look like you're going to be doing anything crazy just one fan for intake and one for exhaust should be plenty.

Getting that motherboard is probably overkill if you aren't splurging on all your other parts; a Z87 that has headroom for SLI is probably what you want to look for.
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April 24, 2014 4:45:02 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($78.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($80.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Dual Superclocked ACX Video Card ($259.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($157.00 @ B&H)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($23.99 @ NCIX US)
Keyboard: Perixx PX-1100 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Logitech G500s Laser Gaming Mouse Wired Laser Mouse ($49.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $1359.86
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-24 19:44 EDT-0400)

Here it is, with faster ram, a bigger power supply, and a Noctua fan cooler, which is ultra quiet.
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April 24, 2014 4:48:58 PM

Diox55 said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($80.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Dual Superclocked ACX Video Card ($259.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($67.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) ($94.99 @ Best Buy)
Monitor: Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($157.00 @ B&H)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($23.99 @ NCIX US)
Keyboard: Perixx PX-1100 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Logitech G500s Laser Gaming Mouse Wired Laser Mouse ($49.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $1383.84
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-24 19:29 EDT-0400)

I changed a few things ;) . Firstly, you don't need a 200 dollar motherboard, the one I put on will handle it. Next, the 840 Evo SSD is a bit better and cheaper. The graphics card was fine, I just changed it to EVGA because they are by far the best company with customer support. Also, the case I added will support more fans and has better airflow. I then switched the power supply to an Antec and the 620 watts will be enough. I changed the OS to windows 8 because most games are optimized for it, and you'll be a bit better off in the long run, if you choose to go back to windows 7, don't go with home premium because it'll limit you to 16 gigs of ram. Finally, with the money I saved you, I threw in a better keyboard. The Perrix keyboard is a fantastic keyboard, alot with backlighting, and a nice solid build. Also, I only put in that 2 pack of fans, which you can install on the top of the case. This build will handle any game you throw at it right now, and will serve you for school needs also. My future build is similar to this one.


Damn that's a nice cut in the price haha. Thanks a lot, I really appreciate it.
But you went from 770 to 760. Isn't the 770 better?
Also, 650W? In the future if I want to SLI I would need at least 750 wouldn't I? So, why 650W?
And you said "I changed the OS to windows 8 because most games are optimized for it"
What does that mean exactly? New games will be better on windows 8?
My main concern with windows 8 is that I won't be able to play older games. Is that the case, or do I not know what I'm talking about? haha
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April 24, 2014 4:52:44 PM

Premi said:
Diox55 said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($80.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Dual Superclocked ACX Video Card ($259.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($67.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) ($94.99 @ Best Buy)
Monitor: Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($157.00 @ B&H)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($23.99 @ NCIX US)
Keyboard: Perixx PX-1100 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Logitech G500s Laser Gaming Mouse Wired Laser Mouse ($49.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $1383.84
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-24 19:29 EDT-0400)

I changed a few things ;) . Firstly, you don't need a 200 dollar motherboard, the one I put on will handle it. Next, the 840 Evo SSD is a bit better and cheaper. The graphics card was fine, I just changed it to EVGA because they are by far the best company with customer support. Also, the case I added will support more fans and has better airflow. I then switched the power supply to an Antec and the 620 watts will be enough. I changed the OS to windows 8 because most games are optimized for it, and you'll be a bit better off in the long run, if you choose to go back to windows 7, don't go with home premium because it'll limit you to 16 gigs of ram. Finally, with the money I saved you, I threw in a better keyboard. The Perrix keyboard is a fantastic keyboard, alot with backlighting, and a nice solid build. Also, I only put in that 2 pack of fans, which you can install on the top of the case. This build will handle any game you throw at it right now, and will serve you for school needs also. My future build is similar to this one.


Damn that's a nice cut in the price haha. Thanks a lot, I really appreciate it.
But you went from 770 to 760. Isn't the 770 better?
Also, 650W? In the future if I want to SLI I would need at least 750 wouldn't I? So, why 650W?
And you said "I changed the OS to windows 8 because most games are optimized for it"
What does that mean exactly? New games will be better on windows 8?
My main concern with windows 8 is that I won't be able to play older games. Is that the case, or do I not know what I'm talking about? haha


Actually, your mildly right, and I realized that I put in a 760, I'll switch it. If you don't plan to put more than 16 gigs of ram into this, then home premium will be fine for playing older games (has compatibilty mode). What I mean by the optimized, is most games are just meant to run on windows 8, but should run on windows 7. Its something of that thing, lemme switch it really quick.

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April 24, 2014 4:57:15 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($76.98 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($80.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Dual Superclocked ACX Video Card ($349.99 @ Micro Center)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
Monitor: Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($157.00 @ B&H)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($23.99 @ NCIX US)
Keyboard: Perixx PX-1100 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Logitech G500s Laser Gaming Mouse Wired Laser Mouse ($49.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $1497.83
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-24 19:55 EDT-0400)

It's a little more expensive, but should handle everything now. It's your choice between the Noctua and Cooler master.
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April 24, 2014 5:05:44 PM

Diox55 said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($76.98 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($80.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Dual Superclocked ACX Video Card ($349.99 @ Micro Center)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
Monitor: Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($157.00 @ B&H)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($23.99 @ NCIX US)
Keyboard: Perixx PX-1100 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Logitech G500s Laser Gaming Mouse Wired Laser Mouse ($49.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $1497.83
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-24 19:55 EDT-0400)

It's a little more expensive, but should handle everything now. It's your choice between the Noctua and Cooler master.


even with the EVGA more expensive than the ASUS, do still prefer the evga over the asus?
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April 24, 2014 5:13:02 PM

Premi said:
Diox55 said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($76.98 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($80.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Dual Superclocked ACX Video Card ($349.99 @ Micro Center)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
Monitor: Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($157.00 @ B&H)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($23.99 @ NCIX US)
Keyboard: Perixx PX-1100 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Logitech G500s Laser Gaming Mouse Wired Laser Mouse ($49.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $1497.83
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-24 19:55 EDT-0400)

It's a little more expensive, but should handle everything now. It's your choice between the Noctua and Cooler master.


even with the EVGA more expensive than the ASUS, do still prefer the evga over the asus?


Get the cheapest one. Performance wise there is barely a difference.
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April 24, 2014 5:26:11 PM

RazerZ said:
Premi said:
Diox55 said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($76.98 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($80.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Dual Superclocked ACX Video Card ($349.99 @ Micro Center)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
Monitor: Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($157.00 @ B&H)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($23.99 @ NCIX US)
Keyboard: Perixx PX-1100 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Logitech G500s Laser Gaming Mouse Wired Laser Mouse ($49.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $1497.83
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-24 19:55 EDT-0400)

It's a little more expensive, but should handle everything now. It's your choice between the Noctua and Cooler master.


even with the EVGA more expensive than the ASUS, do still prefer the evga over the asus?


Get the cheapest one. Performance wise there is barely a difference.


I wouldn't suggest it. EVGA has the best customer support. It's not a bunch of foreigners, its down to earth guys who are chill and will answer any question.
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a b 4 Gaming
April 24, 2014 5:27:32 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($76.98 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($80.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB DirectCU II Video Card ($328.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
Monitor: Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($157.00 @ B&H)
Case Fan: Corsair Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($23.99 @ NCIX US)
Keyboard: Perixx PX-1100 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Logitech G500s Laser Gaming Mouse Wired Laser Mouse ($49.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $1476.83
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-24 20:27 EDT-0400)

But if you want to sacrifice 30 bucks, heres the cheaper version.
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