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June 3, 2014 7:17:31 AM

Hello!
First off, I'm from India.
I'm looking to build a mid-tier custom gaming PC for myself.
Been researching a bit, and learning stuff along the way. I do know how to assemble, I've done it before, but I'm a bit anxious as this time I'm doing it from scratch.
So, essentially this is my first time purchasing parts and assembling them.

I'd like your advice/suggestions/confirmation about the build, regarding the compatibility and synergy of the parts I've chosen below, as I am afraid that I might order a wrong or incompatible part.

I'd also like your comment on the actual build itself, and if it would perform fine for semi-hardcore gaming.

Should mention that I'm buying these on Flipkart and Amazon(Only the case), so if you have any suggestions regarding parts, I'd appreciate if you can refer them (Flipkart.in , Amazon.in), or I'll do it myself and respond.

Thank you.

TL;DR
Are these parts compatible with each other and are they good for a mid-range Gaming PC?



Build parts

CPU:
Intel 3.4 GHz LGA 1150 4670K i5 4th Generation Processor.
CPU Cooler:
Noctua NH-D14 SE2011.
Motherboard:
Asus Z87 Pro Motherboard.
Memory:
G.Skill RipjawsX DDR3 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) PC RAM (F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL).
Storage:
Seagate Barracuda 1 TB Desktop Internal Hard Drive (ST1000DM003).
GPU:
ZOTAC NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 AMP Edition 2 GB Graphics Card.
PSU:
Corsair RM750 750 Watts PSU.
Case:
NZXT Phantom 530 Full Tower Computer Case - Black.
Peripherals/Misc/Extra:
Dell S2240L 21.5 inch LED Backlit LCD Monitor
Asus Optical drive.
Razer Deathadder 2013 Mouse.
Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Keyboard.

I might add in a SSD and and setup SLI later.

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June 3, 2014 7:38:03 AM

Looks like an excellent build.

Please note that the Noctua NH D14 SE 2011 is not compatible with LGA 1150 socket MBs. For that you need an adapter kit: http://www.amazon.in/noctua-NM-I115X-Noctua-NM-i115x-Mo...

The SE 2011 is much better than the regular NH D14 because it has PWM fans which spin up or down as CPU load changes.

Since you're building such a nice rig, I would highly recommend a 120-128 GB SSD to be included, IF you can stretch your budget. Otherwise, plan on adding one later. The Samsung 840 Evo is a good choice but Crucial and Intel also make excellent SSDs.

Yogi
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June 3, 2014 7:38:56 AM

Looking good, but I would recommend you get an SSD now so you do not have to reinstall your OS on the SSD, just time saving. Also, perhaps a Z97 motherboard as they have just come out
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June 3, 2014 7:39:23 AM

Everything looks great, except the power supply. The RM is poorly built, and I definitely wouldn't overclock and SLI 770s on it. You can get better quality for less money (see below) other than that, you should expect Ultra/Max in pretty much everything pretty easy at 1080p with that :)  Looks great!

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Power Supply: SeaSonic M12II 850W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($109.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $109.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-03 10:39 EDT-0400)
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June 3, 2014 7:58:16 AM

Y0GI said:
Looks like an excellent build.

Please note that the Noctua NH D14 SE 2011 is not compatible with LGA 1150 socket MBs. For that you need an adapter kit: http://www.amazon.in/noctua-NM-I115X-Noctua-NM-i115x-Mo...

The SE 2011 is much better than the regular NH D14 because it has PWM fans which spin up or down as CPU load changes.

Since you're building such a nice rig, I would highly recommend a 120-128 GB SSD to be included, IF you can stretch your budget. Otherwise, plan on adding one later. The Samsung 840 Evo is a good choice but Crucial and Intel also make excellent SSDs.

Yogi


Wow, nice catch! Really didn't notice that it said it was for Intel LGA2011.
Thanks a lot for helping me out! Yes, I think I'll probably get the Samsung 840 Evo.
I will definitely buy the adapter, thank you again.
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June 3, 2014 8:01:04 AM

BleedingEdgeTek said:
Everything looks great, except the power supply. The RM is poorly built, and I definitely wouldn't overclock and SLI 770s on it. You can get better quality for less money (see below) other than that, you should expect Ultra/Max in pretty much everything pretty easy at 1080p with that :)  Looks great!

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Power Supply: SeaSonic M12II 850W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($109.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $109.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-03 10:39 EDT-0400)


Oh! thanks for your suggestion, I'll definitely get the SeaSonic M12II or any other reputed PSU after researching more!
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June 3, 2014 8:04:21 AM

Aspire77360 said:
Looking good, but I would recommend you get an SSD now so you do not have to reinstall your OS on the SSD, just time saving. Also, perhaps a Z97 motherboard as they have just come out


I see, but those aren't available on Flipkart yet. And Amazon only has MSI, not a fan of MSI due to their customer service.
Thanks for the suggestion!
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June 3, 2014 8:15:17 AM

Junthegamer said:
Y0GI said:
Looks like an excellent build.

Please note that the Noctua NH D14 SE 2011 is not compatible with LGA 1150 socket MBs. For that you need an adapter kit: http://www.amazon.in/noctua-NM-I115X-Noctua-NM-i115x-Mo...

The SE 2011 is much better than the regular NH D14 because it has PWM fans which spin up or down as CPU load changes.

Since you're building such a nice rig, I would highly recommend a 120-128 GB SSD to be included, IF you can stretch your budget. Otherwise, plan on adding one later. The Samsung 840 Evo is a good choice but Crucial and Intel also make excellent SSDs.

Yogi


Wow, nice catch! Really didn't notice that it said it was for Intel LGA2011.
Thanks a lot for helping me out! Yes, I think I'll probably get the Samsung 840 Evo.
I will definitely buy the adapter, thank you again.


You're quite welcome!

I'm sorry that I missed the Corsair RM 750. Please see this list for better choices: http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1804779/power-su...

Yogi

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June 3, 2014 8:23:56 AM

Y0GI said:
Junthegamer said:
Y0GI said:
Looks like an excellent build.

Please note that the Noctua NH D14 SE 2011 is not compatible with LGA 1150 socket MBs. For that you need an adapter kit: http://www.amazon.in/noctua-NM-I115X-Noctua-NM-i115x-Mo...

The SE 2011 is much better than the regular NH D14 because it has PWM fans which spin up or down as CPU load changes.

Since you're building such a nice rig, I would highly recommend a 120-128 GB SSD to be included, IF you can stretch your budget. Otherwise, plan on adding one later. The Samsung 840 Evo is a good choice but Crucial and Intel also make excellent SSDs.

Yogi


Wow, nice catch! Really didn't notice that it said it was for Intel LGA2011.
Thanks a lot for helping me out! Yes, I think I'll probably get the Samsung 840 Evo.
I will definitely buy the adapter, thank you again.


You're quite welcome!

I'm sorry that I missed the Corsair RM 750. Please see this list for better choices: http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1804779/power-su...

Yogi



No worries, sir!
And thank you for your time, again.
Going with the Seasonic M12II-850 850 Watts PSU, Modular, 80+ Bronze certified and Samsung 840 EVO 120 GB (MZ-7TE120BW)
Have a good day.
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