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Is this pc good for high end gaming?

I have been planning on getting a gaming pc for over 1 year now and have went from to known nothing to knowing a fair bit. I changed the build I am going to get almost everyday. I have finally made my choice, http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/3L9Sw . If there is anything I could improve on I have a max budget of £1500.

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  1. the psu is overkill for a single card build. a 650w unit will be more than enough.
    also if your gonna go full bore and get a platnum unit go for seasonic or antec
  2. You could go intel.
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£163.44 @ Ebuyer)
    CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler (£57.89 @ Amazon UK)
    Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£151.97 @ Dabs)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£64.14 @ CCL Computers)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£55.89 @ Amazon UK)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£39.50 @ Amazon UK)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 290 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card (£329.99 @ Ebuyer)
    Case: BitFenix Shinobi ATX Mid Tower Case (£48.25 @ Amazon UK)
    Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£62.69 @ CCL Computers)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer (£15.99 @ Amazon UK)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£49.00 @ Amazon UK)
    Monitor: BenQ GL2460HM 60Hz 24.0" Monitor (£121.73 @ Amazon UK)
    Monitor: BenQ GL2460HM 60Hz 24.0" Monitor (£121.73 @ Amazon UK)
    Keyboard: Logitech K120 - UK Layout Wired Standard Keyboard (£9.99 @ Amazon UK)
    Mouse: Logitech G400 Wired Optical Mouse (£43.00 @ Amazon UK)
    Headphones: Turtle Beach Ear Force Z11 Headset (£36.90 @ Amazon UK)
    Total: £1372.10
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-17 23:53 BST+0100)
  3. HEXiT said:
    the psu is overkill for a single card build. a 650w unit will be more than enough.
    also if your gonna go full bore and get a platnum unit go for seasonic or antec


    How this http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/3LWdM ?
  4. Suztera said:
    You could go intel.
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£163.44 @ Ebuyer)
    CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler (£57.89 @ Amazon UK)
    Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£151.97 @ Dabs)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£64.14 @ CCL Computers)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£55.89 @ Amazon UK)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£39.50 @ Amazon UK)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 290 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card (£329.99 @ Ebuyer)
    Case: BitFenix Shinobi ATX Mid Tower Case (£48.25 @ Amazon UK)
    Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£62.69 @ CCL Computers)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer (£15.99 @ Amazon UK)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£49.00 @ Amazon UK)
    Monitor: BenQ GL2460HM 60Hz 24.0" Monitor (£121.73 @ Amazon UK)
    Monitor: BenQ GL2460HM 60Hz 24.0" Monitor (£121.73 @ Amazon UK)
    Keyboard: Logitech K120 - UK Layout Wired Standard Keyboard (£9.99 @ Amazon UK)
    Mouse: Logitech G400 Wired Optical Mouse (£43.00 @ Amazon UK)
    Headphones: Turtle Beach Ear Force Z11 Headset (£36.90 @ Amazon UK)
    Total: £1372.10
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-17 23:53 BST+0100)


    I was going to go intel but for no particular reason, I like matching the brands up so AMD goes with AMD and intel with nvidia
  5. Best answer
    Billy C said:
    HEXiT said:
    the psu is overkill for a single card build. a 650w unit will be more than enough.
    also if your gonna go full bore and get a platnum unit go for seasonic or antec


    How this http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/3LWdM ?

    yeah thats decent.
    i would also consider dumping the headset. turtle beach aint particularly good as far as build or sound goes.
    as you saved a little money on the psu maybe consider putting it into a better set of cans from the likes of stenhieser corsair or logitech (for gaming grade). or audio technica if you want audiophile gear at a reasonable price.

    Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB Tri-X Video Card is on special at ocuk its a slightly better (quieter) cooler than the gigabyte and not a lot more expensive.
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