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Can someone look over my build before i order parts (first build)

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May 29, 2014 2:54:56 AM


This is my first build. Can someone look before i order the parts cheers.
PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/Jhg97P
Price breakdown by merchant: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/Jhg97P/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/Jhg97P/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£131.99 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£25.28 @ CCL Computers)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£78.92 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory (£57.79 @ Ebuyer)
Storage: Mushkin 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£43.19 @ Aria PC)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£35.94 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB TWIN FROZR Video Card (£228.00 @ Aria PC)
Case: Corsair Carbide Series 300R Windowed ATX Mid Tower Case (£64.13 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Fractal Design Integra R2 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£47.58 @ Scan.co.uk)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£11.79 @ Amazon UK)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£59.00 @ Amazon UK)
Wireless Network Adapter: TP-Link TL-WN781ND 802.11b/g/n PCI Wi-Fi Adapter (£7.91 @ Aria PC)
Total: £791.52
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-29 00:21 BST+0100)

I would like to reduce the price if possible so please comment if there is a way. I am already over budget so please don't suggest adding cost please
May 29, 2014 3:16:08 AM

Better PSU, cheaper but equal GPU (more VRAM), cheaper RAM:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£131.99 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£25.28 @ CCL Computers)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£78.92 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Mushkin Stealth 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£56.99 @ Aria PC)
Storage: Mushkin 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£43.19 @ Aria PC)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£35.94 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 280X 3GB TWIN FROZR Video Card (£215.14 @ Scan.co.uk)
Case: Corsair Carbide Series 300R Windowed ATX Mid Tower Case (£64.13 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£45.98 @ Dabs)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£11.79 @ Amazon UK)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£59.00 @ Amazon UK)
Wireless Network Adapter: TP-Link TL-WN781ND 802.11b/g/n PCI Wi-Fi Adapter (£7.91 @ Aria PC)
Total: £776.26
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-29 11:15 BST+0100)
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May 29, 2014 3:24:48 AM

I would suggest Windows 8.1 Pro x64, apart from that Eduello has posted a pretty decent build.
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May 29, 2014 3:33:57 AM

would that power supply be enough for my PC and for overclocking ?
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May 29, 2014 5:29:24 AM

3403321 said:
would that power supply be enough for my PC and for overclocking ?


Yes, that's a very good quality PSU, should be easily enough.
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