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Planned to build a "beast" gaming pc

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June 6, 2014 1:38:18 AM

Before buying the parts, I need to make sure that it's future-proof, handle games at Ultra settings (such as BF4, DayZ, etc) with high FPS and doesn't overheats a lot.

Problem is the budget is $1600. I'm almost at the limit, I need your suggestion and ideas for a "beast" gaming pc. (I prefer the i5-4670k)

Here's the parts...

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670k ($244) (keep)

MoBo: MSI Z87-G45 ($178)

RAM: Corsair Vengeance Pro Series 8GB (2x4) 1600 MHz ($112)

HardDive: WD Caviar Blue 1TB ($68)

CPUcooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212X ($43)

GraphicCard: MSI GTX 780Ti 3GB ($839) (GTX only)

PowerSupply: Corsair CS550M ($108)

OpticalDrive: n/a

Case: n/a

Thank you for the answers XD

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June 6, 2014 1:48:38 AM

Get cheaper ram (gskill ram is plenty good) I.e. :http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

use the money to get a better PSU as 550w is a little low especially if you plan to OC your rig ever, which it seems like you might with your choice in mobo. The rest of the build is good though

like: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Also all of those prices seem a little high for US.
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June 6, 2014 1:53:28 AM

you can add more fans with this build if you want

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty Z97 Killer ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($135.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($76.98 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($55.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB DirectCU II Video Card ($709.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($119.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($139.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1505.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-06 04:52 EDT-0400)
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