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NEED HELP with building a computer!

Hello everyone. I'm totally new in building a computer. And I have some questions that i need help with.

I'm Buying the following components:

Processor - 1 x Intel Core i7 3930K / 3.2 GHz - LGA2011 Socket

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 670 - Graphiccard - 4 GB GDDR5

ASUS SABERTOOTH X79 - Motherboard - ATX - LGA2011 Socket - X79

Corsair Enthusiast Series™ TX850 V2 — 80 PLUS® Bronze

Corsair Hydro Series H100i Etreme Perfomance Liquid CPU Cooler

OCZ Vertex Plus R2 Series - Solid state drive - 120 GB

Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 - Harddrive - 1 TB

Cooler Master CM Storm Trooper - bigtower - ATX


- Are these components able function together?
- Am I missing something ?
- Should I change some of the components?
- Are there anything i need to know?

I really want a gaming computer which can run games at high settings and be able to play the new games in the future :)

Plz tell me everything that i need to know! :)

Sorry if i'm doing anything wrong :) :??:
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  1. There are lots of things i'd change with this build, seems like your over spending a lot.

    Fill out the sticky 'how to ask for newbuild advice' and we'll be in a much better position to help you. It's likely you'll be able to get a rig that's just as good for gaming and should save you some cash.
  2. It's a f***ing overkill for a guy like you, I would downgrade everything in that list, you don't need all that. What are you going to do with a i7 3930k? Are you overclocking? Based on your questions - no, you wont overclock. Take a i5 instead, along with that you need a need a new mobo. Forget the liquid cooling, the stock fan is just great. Keep the Hdd, ssd and video card.
    There you go, you'll be able to play games maxed out for few years.
  3. Best answer
    For gaming. Buy:

    1.CPU- Intel Core i7 3770K

    2.Motherboard- Asus Maximus V Formula

    3.RAM- 8GB @ 1600MHz

    4.Graphics Card- GTX 680 2GB if gaming at 1080p and 4GB if gaming at 2560x1440 or higer

    5.SSD- Crucial M4 256GB

    6.Power Supply- Corsair HX850

    7.Hard Drive- Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB

    8.CPU Cooler- Corsair H100i/NZXT Kraken X60/ Noctua NH-D14

    9.Case- Cooler Master Storm Trooper/ NZXT Phantom 820/ Thermaltake Level 10 GT
    Note- Choose a good case from a reputable brand. An normal sized mid tower
    is enough for the build eg. Corsair 500R, Fractal Design R4. And buy a case
    with USB 3.0 which supports its 20-pin header.

    This is a kickass gaming build for cheaper than your current one.
  4. Approximate Purchase Date: as soon as possible

    Budget Range: 2000$ - 2500$

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming and home use

    Parts Not Required: I'm using my TV as monitor: Samsung 40" TV (UE40ES6805)

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: I'm from Denmark so i'm using danish websites.

    Country: Denmark

    Parts Preferences: I want to buy Intel parts, Nvidia Graphiccards, and i want to use the CM storm trooper Big tower case.

    Overclocking: Maybe

    SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

    Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200

    Additional Comments: I would like a Powerful PC That i can run almost any games in Ultra settings in years without changing anything major! So a computer that is future-proof.

    Is this helping? :)
  5. ok. The one i reccomended is perfect for you.
    Buy a 512GB ssd you can use it as a a drive for your games aswell
    Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB RAID0
  6. Best answer selected by Jannick1102.
  7. Ok thank you all for help and advise :)
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