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Final review before i purchase this build

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Last response: in Components
July 20, 2014 8:30:59 PM

Hi all

Please take a look into my build and tell if there is anything i am missing

I saw some users purchased something called (Thermal compound) I don't know what is that for!

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CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($339.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Nepton 140XL 122.5 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($94.99 @ TigerDirect)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G1.SNIPER Z97 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($159.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($184.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($129.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 290 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card ($339.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow Edition ATX Full Tower Case ($159.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA 1000G2 1000W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($139.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1499.92
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available

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a b 4 Gaming
July 20, 2014 8:40:43 PM

Looks pretty solid. Is the SSD going to be your only drive, or just your OS drive? I'd consider adding an HDD unless you're really frugal with your storage.

This should cover you as far as thermal paste selection and application:

Edit: I'm guessing that you already know that's more PSU than you need. Are you planning to Crossfire later?
July 20, 2014 8:50:29 PM

Not really! I might do it in future