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November 26, 2013 12:37:46 PM

Hey guys I'm building my first gaming PC, and am planning to order the following components.
From your experience, will they all work together okay and be sufficient for playing battlefield 4, cod ghosts, and some other similar games while recording them live for a youtube channel?

Any advice for the build or things to be careful of?

Thanks in advance!

ASUS DVD-Writer Black SATA Model DRW-24F1ST - OEM
Corsair Obsidian 750D Black ATX Full Tower Computer Case
ASUS VN247H-P Black 23.6" 1ms (GTG) HDMI Widescreen LED Backlight LCD Monitor
EVGA ACX Cooler 03G-P4-2784-KR GeForce GTX 780 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 SLI Support Video Card
CORSAIR HX Series HX750 750W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC ...
CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M1A1600C10
MSI H87-G43 LGA 1150 Intel H87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX High Performance CF Intel Motherboard
Intel Core i5-4670K Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646I54670K
SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE500BW 2.5" 500GB SATA III TLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Rosewill RNX-N300X PCI Wireless Adapter
CORSAIR Hydro Series H100i Extreme Performance Water/Liquid CPU Cooler 240mm
November 26, 2013 12:39:58 PM

solid build. i see no real problems with it
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November 26, 2013 12:42:01 PM

This build has one error.

You're pairing an unlocked CPU with a motherboard meant for locked CPUs.

Switch it to a Z87 (would recommend ASUS Maximus VI Hero) board and you're good to go.
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November 26, 2013 12:52:00 PM

enemy1g said:
This build has one error.

You're pairing an unlocked CPU with a motherboard meant for locked CPUs.

Switch it to a Z87 (would recommend ASUS Maximus VI Hero) board and you're good to go.


Ok, thanks for catching that. Would there be a cheaper option?
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November 26, 2013 12:57:00 PM

Tim231 said:
enemy1g said:
This build has one error.

You're pairing an unlocked CPU with a motherboard meant for locked CPUs.

Switch it to a Z87 (would recommend ASUS Maximus VI Hero) board and you're good to go.


Ok, thanks for catching that. Would there be a cheaper option?


Basing the pricing around the board you originally selected, you could go with either the MSI Z87-G43 for around $105, or the ASRock Z87 Extreme4 for roughly $117.
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