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I revised my last build a bit and wanted to see what you guys thought about this. Any improvements I should make. I also wanted to know if i could use a cooling master sleeve thing instead to save a few bucks

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/TrevorHansen7/saved/XDyV3C
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    Build looks pretty bad in my opinion , give me a few secs i'll modify it a bit ...
    EDIT : Here it goes ;
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($128.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($144.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($84.98 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($52.92 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 290 4GB TWIN FROZR Video Card ($418.98 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Phantom (Black/Orange) ATX Full Tower Case ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic G-750 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Mwave)
    Total: $1365.81
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-14 12:27 EDT-0400

    Ok , here are the explanaitions :
    The CPU : The 4690k will come out in like what ? 1 week ? and it only costs 5 more dollars than the 4670k , and has better overclocking ability .
    The CPU Cooler : Though you can keep the h100i , the noctua nh d14 is a lot quieter and will , overall , give close to identical performance compared to the h100i .
    The Motherboard : There's no reason of getting an outdated chipset , while you can get a motherboard that supports 2 way SLI and crossfire for cheaper and having better overclocking abilities than an even more expensive , outdated motherboard . I mean z87 isn't that much outdated but i highly recommend getting the Gigabyet-GAZ97X-Gaming 3
    The RAM : I saw you we're looking for 12GB of ram , but for 10 extra dollars you can get 16GB of ram , and the ram sticks you've choosen aren't compatible , which will lead to os crashes .
    The SSD : The 840 EVO is cheaper and slightly better than the 840 pro , so there's no point of getting the 840 pro .
    The HDD : it's the same , good buy .
    The GPU : The 290 outperforms the 770 in almost all games , and has 4gb of vram , and is just a little bit more expensive , but it's worth the money .
    The optical drive : any od will do it , i just choosed a random lite-on one .
    The sound card : There isn't any , because spending 20$ on a cheap sound card is just not worth it , i'd get the xonar phoebus , it's alot better , but it's also more expensive .
    Though the build is 10$ more , it's alot better .
  2. andrei65 said:
    Build looks pretty bad in my opinion , give me a few secs i'll modify it a bit ...
    EDIT : Here it goes ;
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($128.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($144.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($84.98 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($52.92 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 290 4GB TWIN FROZR Video Card ($418.98 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Phantom (Black/Orange) ATX Full Tower Case ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic G-750 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Mwave)
    Total: $1365.81
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-14 12:27 EDT-0400

    Ok , here are the explanaitions :
    The CPU : The 4690k will come out in like what ? 1 week ? and it only costs 5 more dollars than the 4670k , and has better overclocking ability .
    The CPU Cooler : Though you can keep the h100i , the noctua nh d14 is a lot quieter and will , overall , give close to identical performance compared to the h100i .
    The Motherboard : There's no reason of getting an outdated chipset , while you can get a motherboard that supports 2 way SLI and crossfire for cheaper and having better overclocking abilities than an even more expensive , outdated motherboard . I mean z87 isn't that much outdated but i highly recommend getting the Gigabyet-GAZ97X-Gaming 3
    The RAM : I saw you we're looking for 12GB of ram , but for 10 extra dollars you can get 16GB of ram , and the ram sticks you've choosen aren't compatible , which will lead to os crashes .
    The SSD : The 840 EVO is cheaper and slightly better than the 840 pro , so there's no point of getting the 840 pro .
    The HDD : it's the same , good buy .
    The GPU : The 290 outperforms the 770 in almost all games , and has 4gb of vram , and is just a little bit more expensive , but it's worth the money .
    The optical drive : any od will do it , i just choosed a random lite-on one .
    The sound card : There isn't any , because spending 20$ on a cheap sound card is just not worth it , i'd get the xonar phoebus , it's alot better , but it's also more expensive .
    Though the build is 10$ more , it's alot better .


    I appreciate the input! would that all fit into the inwin gt1 case?
  3. It should fit in the inwin gt1 !
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