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May 7, 2014 7:13:30 AM

Hey guys, I have 1 build previous build under my belt as a helper mostly. I Have been doing a lot of research through the forums and picking up some good points a long the way. Given the parts list I have here, should I expect to run into any problems ?? any tips on a build like this. I already have the Cosmos 2, the rest of the parts are open to suggestion though I'd like to keep the aesthetic look of the VI Formula. I also know the PSU is way overkill, but thinking of future SLI possibilities and overall future proofing. I did run the PSU wattage software and it came back to just under 500 watts recommended, is there any downfall to having a much larger PSU ??? I thank you guys for your help in advance and for all the knowledge I have already learned on here.

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($319.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Formula ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($292.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Dominator 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($199.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($119.00 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 4GB Dual FTW ACX Video Card ($314.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Cooler Master Cosmos II (Black) ATX Full Tower Case ($333.46 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic X Series 1250W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($22.95 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)



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May 7, 2014 7:18:26 AM

can you put a budget?
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May 7, 2014 7:22:06 AM

My apologies, working with about $2k slightly under. Thank you
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