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August 6, 2013 2:37:26 AM

Hello,
So i've been thinking about buying a gaming PC for a while now, but the problem is i DO NOT know how to build a PC. so i did a bit of research and those are my choices so far
CPU: Intel i5-4670k, CORSAIR Hydro Series H100i Water Cooler
GPU: EVGA GTX 670 FTW signature 2
RAM: G.Skill sniper gaming series 16GB (2x8GB)
PSU: CORSAIR AX760i 760W
HDD: Seagate 4TB, Samsung 840 256GB (SSD)
Motherboard: Give your suggestion
Case: Give your suggestion, i would prefer a black case with a red touch to go with my Naga mouse.
Please tell if there is anything wrong with build. and feel free to give your opinion.

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a b V Motherboard
August 6, 2013 8:07:28 AM

How this looks to you?
PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1oT8I
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1oT8I/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1oT8I/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-U12S 55.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($154.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($121.50 @ Newegg)
Storage: Sandisk Ultra Plus 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($119.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($119.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: Rosewill BLACKHAWK-ULTRA ATX Full Tower Case ($173.37 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Rosewill Tachyon 750W 80 PLUS Platinum Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Microcenter)
Total: $1645.78
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-06 11:03 EDT-0400)

8GB memory is enough for gaming.
And maybe you can find cheaper case. This was only case that did come in my mind that do have red leds :D 
Oh did find one cheaper: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA22F...

a b V Motherboard
August 6, 2013 8:16:54 AM

Omar Al-Arifi said:
Hello,
So i've been thinking about buying a gaming PC for a while now, but the problem is i DO NOT know how to build a PC. so i did a bit of research and those are my choices so far
CPU: Intel i5-4670k, CORSAIR Hydro Series H100i Water Cooler
GPU: EVGA GTX 670 FTW signature 2
RAM: G.Skill sniper gaming series 16GB (2x8GB)
PSU: CORSAIR AX760i 760W
HDD: Seagate 4TB, Samsung 840 256GB (SSD)
Motherboard: Give your suggestion
Case: Give your suggestion, i would prefer a black case with a red touch to go with my Naga mouse.
Please tell if there is anything wrong with build. and feel free to give your opinion.


Get a 770 instead pf 670, same price and performs better.
Motherboard: Gigabyte Z87X-Ud4H to go with your red theme.
Not sure about the case, everyone likes something different so get what looks good to you!
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a b V Motherboard
August 6, 2013 8:23:59 AM

AxlFone said:
How this looks to you?
PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1oT8I
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1oT8I/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1oT8I/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-U12S 55.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($154.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($121.50 @ Newegg)
Storage: Sandisk Ultra Plus 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($119.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($119.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: Rosewill BLACKHAWK-ULTRA ATX Full Tower Case ($173.37 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Rosewill Tachyon 750W 80 PLUS Platinum Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Microcenter)
Total: $1645.78
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-06 11:03 EDT-0400)

8GB memory is enough for gaming.
And maybe you can find cheaper case. This was only case that did come in my mind that do have red leds :D 
Oh did find one cheaper: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA22F...



Some strange choices AxlFone. :??: 
a b V Motherboard
August 6, 2013 8:30:11 AM

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Some strange choices AxlFone. :??: 


I have same 2*3TB seagate + 2* 240GB SSD in RAID 0 so what is wrong with that?
He did want a 4TB drive but maybe better buy 2 3TB :)  :D 
!