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New Gaming PC Build, need tips, suggestions and feedback!

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December 15, 2013 6:15:15 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Sometime this week

Budget Range: $1000-$1400

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, casual internet surfing, light video editing and other daily uses

Are you buying a monitor: No

Do you need to buy OS: Yes
Windows 8 64bit OEM
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i...

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: http://www.pccasegear.com/

Location: Victoria, Australia.

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

CPU: Intel Core i5 4440 $205.00
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i...

GPU: Galaxy GeForce GTX 770 GC 2GB $389.00
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i...

Motherboard: ASRock H87 Performance Motherboard $129.00
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i...

HDD: Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB 7200RPM $99.00
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i...

Optical Drive: One being provided by friend.

RAM: Corsair Vengeance CML8GX3M2A1600C9 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 $115.00 http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i...

Case: Thermaltake Chaser A31 Black Tower $99.00
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i...

PSU: Enermax NAXN 650W Modular 82Plus Bronze Power Supply $95.00 http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i...

Sub-Total: $1246.00

Additional Comments: Just wanting feedback, tips and suggestions and would like to save money where ever possible, while keeping similar gaming performance.
Also wondering whether I should get an aftermarket cooler or not.


Cheers!
December 15, 2013 10:30:33 PM

Well if your not overclocking then you can just stick with the intel one. You could always buy a cooler master hyper Evo as its a bit better for the budget and will keep ur system running a bit cooler and quiter if you prefer. I don't have any problems with the stock coolers but thats an option if you want.
January 27, 2014 8:33:30 AM

Try these parts.
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2Iu64
Total is just under $1100 here in America. I'm not sure what it will be there. But these parts will do you better or just as well as what you picked. Best of luck.
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