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is this good for a gaming pc build?

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September 1, 2014 11:17:22 AM

Crucial BallistixSport 8GB 1600MHz

ASUS Z97-A

CoolerMaster Vanguard 700W M

Fractal Design Define R4 Black

Intel 530 Series M.2 SSD 180GB

Seagate Desktop HDD 1TB 7200RPM

Noctua NH-L9i LP

Gigabyte GeForce GTX770 2GB OC

ASUS DRW-24F1ST

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium OEM.

im probably going to play dark souls 2 and battlefield 4, will it be able to handle max settings at stable fps or at least high settings at stable fps. Will the cpu fan be able to take som overclocking of the cpu?

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September 1, 2014 11:18:41 AM

the budget is about 10000 swedish crowns and yeah i live in sweden
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September 1, 2014 11:21:47 AM

That cpu cooler would be better than the stock cooler, but not really ideal for overclocking. If you want a medium overclock, look to the cooler master Hyper 212 evo. If you want an aggressive overclock, look to the Noctua NH-D14 or NH-D15.

What CPU are you looking at?
What resolution is your monitor?
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September 1, 2014 11:22:21 AM

ok thx :) 
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September 1, 2014 11:24:49 AM

For BF4 on ultra settings at 1920x1080 you can expect 42FPS average
For BF4 on high settings at 1920x1080 you can expect 67FPS average

What is your CPU?

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September 1, 2014 11:25:28 AM

but will it fit without touching those ram sticks i chose?
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September 1, 2014 11:27:05 AM

Berzan said:
but will it fit without touching those ram sticks i chose?


Yes, it will fit. Those sticks aren't that high at all. Nice and low.

The great thing about the hyper 212 is, you can adjust the fan height if needed to clear the ram. But I'm pretty sure you won't even need to do that with that ram.
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September 1, 2014 11:27:52 AM

Intel Core i5-4690K sry for forgetting it
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September 1, 2014 11:29:53 AM

Great CPU.

Personally, I'd seriously consider waiting if I was building a new computer today. I think I'd wait for the new 800 series GPU to come out. I haven't heard the latest on when they are due, but last I heard was October. Something to think about.
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September 1, 2014 11:31:26 AM

1920x1080
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September 1, 2014 11:32:31 AM

ok
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September 1, 2014 11:36:51 AM

but just for some minor clocworking would one of these cpu fans do the job Noctua NH-U12S or Noctua NH-U9B SE2
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September 1, 2014 11:38:15 AM

Yes, for minor overclocking either of those would do a really good job. The U9B looks like it comes with two fans too. Nice coolers.
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September 1, 2014 11:42:31 AM

ok thank you very much for your help, i got no more questions right now ;) 
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