Second set questions regarding building a pc for first time.

With the great help of, I was able to improve dramatically my choices. However, I still have a few questions and, since this website seems to totally rock, I supposed you, captains, would bear with me for a second post. My goal is for my pc to be last around 8 years and to be able to stream a bit without the quality to be totally shit. I don't necessarily want to play everything on ultra as I am more of a competitive player. Therefore, I like games like cs go, mobas and even MMOs.

This is my current build: .

Don't think about the dream pc because it's too expensive for me as I have a budget of 1200-1300 canadian dollars. The dream pc was only to see what I would do if I wanted to put more money into this project.

1)I was wondering what you guys were thinking about this to have a second advice. One of my friends told me to get the EVGA GeForce GTX 970 4GB Superclocked ACX 2.0 instead of the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 4GB WINDFORCE 3X. Which one is the better choice?

2)The same friend also told me to replace the SeaSonic 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply with EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply. Which one is the better choice ?

3) Is the case and fan enough to overclock this processor in the future ?(20% to 30%) Room temperature is usually 18degrees to 30 degrees, depending if it is the winter. If not could you guys give me suggestions ? I don't know anything about cases nor do I know anything about cpu coolers.

If you notice anything in this build that can be improved(mobo, ram or anything, really), don't be shy to tell me. I don't want you guys to search for me, but if one of you, captains, can think about parts to improve the machine I would be very happy, as I am open to every suggestion. I think this current build could maybe be downgraded to save some money, but I am not sure where to cut if I want my goals to be fulfilled.
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    10 See,testberichte-241658-18.html - The Gigabyte G1 is th best performing 970.

    But per - The MSI Gaming is the best all rounder -

    "That brings us to the MSI GTX 970 Gaming 4G, and of the three it's this one that stands out as the best. At £282, it's the cheapest on test and only £20 more than reference pricing. Despite this, its solid boosting credentials means it matches the EVGA for speed in most tests. The slightly lower than dual slot height of the cooler also makes it a good choice for those looking to run two GTX 970 cards in SLI. Furthermore, it has the beefiest power delivery system of all three cards, and with this we managed to overclock it to a level that actually surpassed the GTX 980 at stock speeds. Your mileage may vary, of course, but this is undeniably a fantastic result. Add in the super quiet operation and semi-passive cooling mode, and you've got yourself a truly awesome graphics card."

    2) For one gtx970, 500W is fine. For 2 970's you need 750W.

    3) You should be able to get a 10% overclock from the i5 with the CM cooler. The case is big enough for one 970. For 2, I'd get the Enthoo Pro from Phanteks.

    Everything else looks fine.
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