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First Time Builder... Need advice!

First time building a computer here, and i have checked your forums constantly and im curious if this build will work for me for single monitor gaming. Also are the parts i selected everything i will need to start my build. Thanks guys you are always awesome in this regard


CASE - Rosewill THOR V2 Gaming ATX Full Tower Computer Case, support up to E-ATX / XL-ATX, come with Four Fans - 1 x Front Red LED ...


WIRELESS- NETIS WF2113 300Mbps Wireless N PCI-E Adapter with 5 dBi High Gain Antennas and Low Profile Bracket Compatible with Windows ...
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VCARD -EVGA 04G-P4-3778-KR GeForce GTX 770 4GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

PSU- Rosewill Xtreme Series RX750-S-B 750W Continuous @40°C ,80 PLUS Bronze Certified, ATX12V v2.2 & EPS12V v2.91, SLI Ready CrossFire ...

THERMAL PASTE -Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound AS5-3.5G - OEM

RAM -G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model F3-2133C9D-8GXL
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MOBO -ASUS SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK2 LGA 1150 Intel Z97 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Intel Core i7-4770K Haswell 3.5GHz LGA 1150 84W Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646I74770K

CPU COOLER - ZALMAN CNPS9500A-LED 92mm 2 Ball CPU Cooler
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HARDRIVE -SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE500BW 2.5" 500GB SATA III TLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
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  1. first off, excellent choice of components! I am impressed for a first time builder! And to answer your question, yes. That is a more then capable machine for single monitor gaming. Again, nice job!
  2. Best answer
    I would swap out the heat sink for the Cooler Master Hyper 212 evo but that is just my personal preference. I would also downgrade the CPU to an i5 4670k and then upgrade the GPU to a 780. As long as you are happy with having 500GB storage then it looks like your ready to buy the components. Good build!
  3. Computer__GUY said:
    I would swap out the heat sink for the Cooler Master Hyper 212 evo but that is just my personal preference. I would also downgrade the CPU to an i5 4670k and then upgrade the GPU to a 780. As long as you are happy with having 500GB storage then it looks like your ready to buy the components. Good build!



    If I was to switch out the CPU, I would wait until "Devils Canyon" comes out and then get the unlocked i5. But then again, this is still a great system!
  4. Computer__GUY said:
    I would swap out the heat sink for the Cooler Master Hyper 212 evo but that is just my personal preference. I would also downgrade the CPU to an i5 4670k and then upgrade the GPU to a 780. As long as you are happy with having 500GB storage then it looks like your ready to buy the components. Good build!



    Don't really need a 780 for 1080p gaming.

    OP, what is your budget? I'm sure I can save you some money.
  5. thanks guys i want to keep it around 2000 bucks, also and im not sure if this is true i hear that some games are requiring more vcard memory, and im not sure if hyperthreading is being used yet. I was hoping to future proof the thing as much as i could. Thanks for the timely replies, sorry it took so long for me to get back i was at lunch.
  6. also i could not decided on the hard drive, either a smaller ssd and 7200rpm TB harddrive or just a larger ssd. And thanks! I havebeen looking at components for a long time, im just quite frankly scared to build it myself. but im up to the challenge and kinda look forward to it
  7. You might need the 500GB SSD.

    Most people get a 120-240 GB SSD drive for Windows/Programs, and then get a regular hard drive for files and backups on. You can get a 1TB hard drive for only $55-60 and then a 240GB Samsung EVO ssd for around $140
  8. Agree with others on Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo cooler.

    If this is just a gaming computer and not doing 3d rendering or video rendering/encoding then the i7 gives you no bennefit over an i5.

    Also, if a hardwired ethernet cable is not possible you will be better of with a powerline network adapter (like the 500mbps ones tp-link makes) over wifi, espically for gaming where ping times/latency is what matters.
  9. so would that be more ideal? i don't use allot of space. No music or video that i save on my computers, I ran on a dell with a 64gb ssd in my laptop for almost 4 years, had to delete occasionally but not to the point where it was a burden. Another question how many GBs are games nowadays? never really looked =)
  10. im not familiar with a powerline network adapter, how does that work? and i have been swayed on the coolermaster hyper i will exchange in that part
  11. The adpater has 2 pieces, one end you plug inot wall outlet near your router, and the other end you plug in wherever you need it. It then sends the data in pulses over your power wires.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833704165
  12. ok that is pretty neat! get one of those as well thank you for your help and timely response
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