New Gaming PC Build Thoughts. Tags: Gaming Build Components Last response: July 12, 2013 10:37 PM in Components Share EthanP123 July 12, 2013 9:35:34 PM Anyways im building a new gaming PC and was wondering your thoughts on it. Here is the build: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($339.99 @ Newegg) CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($103.99 @ Newegg) Thermal Compound: Arctic Cooling MX-2 4g Thermal Paste ($4.98 @ Outlet PC) Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z87 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($256.30 @ Newegg) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($129.25 @ Amazon) Storage: Crucial M4 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($189.99 @ Microcenter) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($108.99 @ Dell Small Business) Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card ($679.99 @ Amazon) Case: BitFenix Colossus Venom Window (Black) ATX Full Tower Case ($158.98 @ NCIX US) Case Fan: BitFenix Spectre PWM LED 56.1 CFM 140mm Fan ($18.17 @ NCIX US) Case Fan: BitFenix Spectre PWM LED 56.1 CFM 140mm Fan ($18.17 @ NCIX US) Power Supply: Corsair 860W 80 PLUS Platinum Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($209.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.98 @ Outlet PC) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $2227.75 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-13 00:34 EDT-0400) More about : gaming build thoughts Tradesman1 a c 648 4 Gaming July 12, 2013 9:57:59 PM Should be a nice rig, if budget allows might step the DRAM up, 1600 is basic entry level EthanP123 July 12, 2013 10:01:22 PM Tradesman1 said:Should be a nice rig, if budget allows might step the DRAM up, 1600 is basic entry level Alright! any recommendations? im trying to keep it under $2300 Related resources New PC build - gaming, no overclocking - thoughts on variations? - Forum Thoughts on my new first gaming PC build? - Forum About to build a new gaming PC- thoughts on my spec - Forum About to build a new gaming PC- thoughts on my spec - Forum Building new gaming pc - thoughts - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Tradesman1 a c 648 4 Gaming July 12, 2013 10:06:58 PM With the Saertooth, maybe the GSkill Snipers or the Tridents in 1866 2x8GB set, 2 sticks will be less stress on the MC (memory controller) EthanP123 July 12, 2013 10:09:56 PM Sounds good. And 2x8 is nice because i will eventually upgrading to 32 for HD video editing and such. Tradesman1 a c 648 4 Gaming July 12, 2013 10:16:38 PM SOunds like a plan, let us know how it goes EthanP123 July 12, 2013 10:25:16 PM Tradesman1 said:SOunds like a plan, let us know how it goes Of course! Ill probably post it on PCPartPicker. And put the link on this post. Tradesman1 a c 648 4 Gaming July 12, 2013 10:30:03 PM Will be looking! EthanP123 July 12, 2013 10:35:14 PM Tradesman1 said:Will be looking! Ill probably have it done around september! And thanks for the help! Tradesman1 a c 648 4 Gaming July 12, 2013 10:37:57 PM No problem, glad to Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Thoughts on this build for a gamer who is completely new to PC, not just PC Gaming... Forum New to building computers, want a compact gaming pc, thoughts on build Forum New PC Build thoughts (gaming), comments & also Vid card question Forum SolvedHigh End Intel gaming PC build (I5 4690+gtx 770) Need thoughts and help Forum SolvedMy first gaming pc build, thoughts? (£650 budget) Forum Solvedthoughts on $1200 gaming pc build Forum SolvedFirst gaming PC build, thoughts? Advice? Forum SolvedThoughts on my gaming PC build? Forum SolvedGaming PC Build. Thoughts/ Suggestions please! Forum SolvedThoughts on this final gaming pc build $1600 (need opinions) Forum SolvedGaming pc build thoughts Forum SolvedOpinions and thoughts on new mid range gaming pc for college Forum SolvedMy new low end gaming/ office PC what are your thoughts? Forum SolvedLooking for thoughts and improvements to my budget gaming pc build (Around £600) Forum Solvedthoughts on new gaming build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !