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Help expert's opinion about assemblying my little beast!

Hallo, i am a gamer and would be nice to get a new pc that could make me able to enjoy the game, forgetting lag and whatever i feel with my laptop >.<
Looking to the prices of pre-assembled pc and what they offers as hardware, i decided is better to assembly pc by myself, though i am not an expert and have not any experience about pc-assemblying.
Now, considering that my maximum budget is around 1200€, the best configuration i've tried to concept is the following (beside the product i put the price i actually found online):

CPU - intel i7 3770k ivy bridge (almost €290) <---(or i7-4770k?? Both have the same price, but i don't understand well the difference, the 4770k isn't ivy bridge arch?)

Motherboard - Gigabyte z77x-ud3h (almost €120)

Ram - Corsair 8GB DDR3-1600MHz Vengeance Pro (2 slot) (almost €85)

Video Card - GV-R927XOC-2GD-GA (almost €200)

Corsair CC-9011013-WW Case Corsair Mid-Tower Carbide 500R (almost €110)

CPU Cooling - Corsair CW-9060009-WW Hydro Series H100i (almost €110)

Hard Disk - Toshiba 1 TB 32MB 7200g/m SATA3 6Gb/s DT01ACA100 (almost € 53)

..and i still need to choose SSD, power supply, and a good ups..
about power supply i suppose a corsair product could be good because of the case.. but don't know exactly how many watt to make me sure the power will be always enough.
Tell me please, do you think this could be a good configuration?
Is this stuff all compatible? I'm not really sure about some choices, like video card..
And about the motherboard, i found really different prices for the same product, some offer was including a power supply or pci-express devides... do i need that stuff??
One last question.. about the ram i choose, i've read comments by the people saying "be care because this ram is higher than normal, so could be hard to place them if you got a big cpu-cooler"; do you think the cpu-cooling system i've choose can have space problem with that kind of ram? I've choose it because seems to be the best, considering that ivy bridge seems to have some heating problems, and that i wanna overclock the cpu, but without risk about cpu's healt.
Thank you very much for reading and helping, i hope to get answer as soon as possible ^_^
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  1. the i7-4770k uses an 1150 socket..

    also an i7 with a r9 270x?? what do you intend to do with this computer?

    for consideration to your thread, get the seasonic m12II 620 watt power supply..
  2. plaintuts said:
    the i7-4770k uses an 1150 socket..

    also an i7 with a r9 270x?? what do you intend to do with this computer?

    for consideration to your thread, get the seasonic m12II 620 watt power supply..


    I need to play on mmo and other games, with high graphic rate and without lagging, even through lot of users..
    oh yep, sorry for the mistake about the socket, my fault xD
    About the video card, i really don't understand would be better to get good response, do you think would be better to take nvidia card? ..which one, and why?
    Thank you for the tempestive help ;D
  3. Best answer
    an i5-4670k is enough is great for gaming
    for overclocking motherboard, ASUS MAXIMUS VI HERO
    GPU ("depends on your budget") but get a gtx 770 or r9 280x, it will max out any game at 1080p on a single monitor.

    the cpu cooler is a closed loop liquid cooler, so no clearance issues for the RAM stick.
  4. plaintuts said:
    an i5-4670k is enough is great for gaming
    for overclocking motherboard, ASUS MAXIMUS VI HERO
    GPU ("depends on your budget") but get a gtx 770 or r9 280x, it will max out any game at 1080p on a single monitor.

    the cpu cooler is a closed loop liquid cooler, so no clearance issues for the RAM stick.


    Ok, i've been looking through different configurations, but the one you told me seems really to be the best way to spend my money :P
    In conclusion the build should be:

    ASUS Maximus VI Hero (circa €175)

    Intel BX80646I54670K Processore Boxed Intel Core i5-4670K Haswell, Nero (circa €200)

    Asus GTX770-DC2OC-2GD5 GeForce GTX 770 DirectCU II Scheda Video (circa €290)

    Ram Corsair 8GB DDR3-1600MHz Vengeance Pro (2 slot) (almost €85)

    Corsair CC-9011013-WW Case Corsair Mid-Tower Carbide 500R (almost €110)

    CPU Cooling - Corsair CW-9060009-WW Hydro Series H100i (almost €110)

    Hard Disk - Toshiba 1 TB 32MB 7200g/m SATA3 6Gb/s DT01ACA100 (almost € 53)

    Samsung MZ-7TE250BW 840 EVO SSD, 2.5 Pollici, 250 GB, Nero/Antracite (almost €120)

    SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze 620W (almost €90)

    CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD - PFC Sinewave UPS Systems – Pure Sine Wave | 100% Active PFC compatible (almost €200)

    TOT almost € 1430 (i'll go a bit out of the budget, but i think that 200€ are well spent for ups, if it will privide to "save" all the other pc components..!)
    About ups, i've been choosing the 900W instead of the 600W because i hope it will work good to supply power for monitor too. About this, do you think ther's an ups with better quality/price rate for this kind of system?
    The same question for the SSD.. is the samsung 840evo the best choose i can take?
    Thanks a lot ;)
  5. For the ssd, the samsung evo is highly recomended in this forum, but you can also get similar performace fron other brands like adata and kingston hyperx.

    Get what's currently on sale.

    As for the UPS, well... Im someone who only uses an outlet with a surge protection to power my systems... If you can afford the 900 watt variant, then go ahead.
  6. plaintuts said:
    For the ssd, the samsung evo is highly recomended in this forum, but you can also get similar performace fron other brands like adata and kingston hyperx.

    Get what's currently on sale.

    As for the UPS, well... Im someone who only uses an outlet with a surge protection to power my systems... If you can afford the 900 watt variant, then go ahead.


    Nice, i really think i'm gonna realizing it as soon as possible.. i will make you know how it works.
    By now, i can only say again thank you =)
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