Music Production PC new build, advice/suggestions needed

Hi there,
I'm new to PC building, but looking to learn. I make music and music PCs can be expensive. A friend built my last PC, but after 5 years its time to upgrade, update and move forward :)

I'm looking at another i7 machine, with a SSD for OS and programmes, and 2TB storage drive, with 16GB RAM... So far my shopping list looks like this, I'm hoping I'm putting together a good list of components, that will run well and all be compatible?

. Processor - Intel Core i7-4770K S1150 3.5GHz 8MB Haswell Quad Core Processor

. Motherboard - Asus Z97-PRO WI-FI AC S1150 Intel Z97 DDR3 ATX

. RAM - Corsair 16GB (2 x 8GB) Vengeance Pro Black DDR3 1600MHz CL9

. Case - CoolerMaster CM690 III USB3.0 Windowed Side Panel ATX Case
with Seidon 120V CPU Cooler Bundle

. SSD - Crucial 512GB M550 SATA 6GB/s 2.5" 7mm Solid State Drive

. SATA - Seagate 2TB Desktop SSHD SATA 6GB/s 64MB 3.5" 8GB SSD Cache

. Graphics - Asus GeForce GT 610 810MHz 2GB PCI-Express 2.0 HDMI Low Profile

. Optical Drive - Samsung 24x SH-224DB DVD-RW SATA OEM

I need advice on a PSU to run it all, and I need advice on the SATA being compatible?

I hope I'm on the right track :D
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  1. budget? in us/cnd/pounds/euro????
  2. badboyrog2 said:
    budget? in us/cnd/pounds/euro????


    The list given is coming in at £935, so ideally a PSU that brings it all to an even £1000 would be nice, but there's no point in scrimping on the PSU now, but I'd imagine £50 - £75 will be sufficient?

    I'm just looking for more technically minded folk to confirm this little lot will all be compatible and run fast, I wasn't sure about the Seagate SSHD with the motherboard etc...
  3. http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/MK8M4D
    PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/MK8M4D
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/MK8M4D/by_merchant/

    CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor (£259.73 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£24.25 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z97 EXTREME4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£105.56 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-2133 Memory (£139.99 @ Novatech)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£59.81 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£52.79 @ Aria PC)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 280X 3GB TWIN FROZR Video Card (£203.14 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case (£59.15 @ Aria PC)
    Power Supply: Corsair RM 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply (£83.70 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer (£16.95 @ Amazon UK)
    Total: £1005.07
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
  4. Nuklearpuppy said:
    badboyrog2 said:
    budget? in us/cnd/pounds/euro????


    The list given is coming in at £935, so ideally a PSU that brings it all to an even £1000 would be nice, but there's no point in scrimping on the PSU now, but I'd imagine £50 - £75 will be sufficient?

    I'm just looking for more technically minded folk to confirm this little lot will all be compatible and run fast, I wasn't sure about the Seagate SSHD with the motherboard etc...

    A quality power supply would probably be at least 80 quids.
  5. sora said:
    Nuklearpuppy said:
    badboyrog2 said:
    budget? in us/cnd/pounds/euro????


    The list given is coming in at £935, so ideally a PSU that brings it all to an even £1000 would be nice, but there's no point in scrimping on the PSU now, but I'd imagine £50 - £75 will be sufficient?

    I'm just looking for more technically minded folk to confirm this little lot will all be compatible and run fast, I wasn't sure about the Seagate SSHD with the motherboard etc...

    A quality power supply would probably be at least 80 quids.


    I'm looking at the Corsair 750W RM750 RM Series Power Supply?
  6. This is where I'm at, pretty much decided on this build, thoughts and opinions are appreciated :)

    http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/7ZfPQ7
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