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July 22, 2014 6:24:10 PM

ok i want to know if what i have chosen would be good for music production. so heres what i have chosen.


AS Rock PRO4-M LGA1155 Intel H77 Quad CrossFireX SATA3 USB3.0 A V GbE MATX Motherboard H77


Intel Core i7-3770K Quad-Core Processor 3.5 GHz 8 MB Cache LGA 1155 - BX80637I73770K


ASUS 2GB GDDR5 Memory Graphics Card GTX650-E-2GD5


Seagate Barracuda 1 TB HDD SATA 6 Gb/s NCQ 64MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive ST1000DM003 times 2


Fractal Design Define R4 Cases, Black Pearl (FD-CA-DEF-R4-BL)


Corsair Vengeance 12GB (3x4GB) DDR3 2000 MHz (PC3 16000) Desktop Memory (CMZ12GX3M3A2000C10)

Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO - CPU Cooler with 120mm PWM Fan (RR-212E-20PK-R2)

thanks for your response
July 22, 2014 6:28:25 PM

For music production, you might want to consider maybe getting a sound card too.
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July 22, 2014 6:29:14 PM

The 4790k CPU and z97 motherboard will give you substantial performance gains. Also, a GTX 750 Ti or 760 is a better video card for moderate gaming. 3 RAM chips are not optimized for a dual-channel RAM build. I would suggest 2x8 GB RAM.
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July 22, 2014 6:33:11 PM

also newer haswell and intel mb run better with two matched dimms. look at 8g or 16g of ram. using two dimms. also spend some money and pick up an ssd as the boot drive and one 2g hard drive unless your software needs one drive as a scratch drive.
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July 22, 2014 6:34:12 PM

Joseph DeGarmo said:
The 4790k CPU and z97 motherboard will give you substantial performance gains. Also, a GTX 750 Ti or 760 is a better video card for moderate gaming. 3 RAM chips are not optimized for a dual-channel RAM build. I would suggest 2x8 GB RAM.


well the thing is i am not really a Pc gamer i watch alot of youtube and anime so i wanted something a little better than a factory video card
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July 22, 2014 6:36:12 PM

Get dual channel memory - 2 x 4gb 1866 cl9 1.5v - instead of 12gb 2000

Just get a non overclocking i5 for that motherboard eg i5 3570

You won't need the CM Hyper 212 then.

You'll also want a power supply - at least 400W. Try a Seasonic 520, XFX 550 or Antec HCG 520M
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July 22, 2014 6:38:29 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($339.98 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z97M Pro4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($158.12 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Samsung 850 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($129.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital BLACK SERIES 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($125.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 750 2GB Video Card ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.98 @ OutletPC)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 450W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply ($80.34 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($13.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $1288.33
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-07-22 21:38 EDT-0400
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July 22, 2014 6:41:15 PM

Joseph DeGarmo said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($339.98 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z97M Pro4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($158.12 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Samsung 850 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($129.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital BLACK SERIES 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($125.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 750 2GB Video Card ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.98 @ OutletPC)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 450W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply ($80.34 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($13.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $1288.33
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-07-22 21:38 EDT-0400


i think i just found my shopping list
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July 22, 2014 6:45:48 PM

That's way over the top just for music production. You could spend half the amount.
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July 22, 2014 7:02:26 PM

i7Baby said:
That's way over the top just for music production. You could spend half the amount.


than what would you recommend i just want a simple shopping list that i can follow without feeling dumb
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