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looking at getting my first gaming computer for playing dayz standalone

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February 10, 2014 12:45:33 PM

I went to pcpartpicker.com and came up with this setup for 1500 usd.

Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
Corsair H105 73.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler
MSI Z87 MPOWER Max ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
AMD RG2133 Gamer Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory
Hitachi Ultrastar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
MSI GeForce GTX 770 4GB Video Card
Asus Xonar DGX 24-bit 96 KHz Sound Card
Asus USB-N10 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter
Antec P183 V3 + 850 ATX Mid Tower Case w/850W Power Supply
Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)
August 1, 2014 10:23:11 AM

Well, first, your case and water cooler are not compatible, get a H80i, or change cases. I recommend getting a asus Maximus hero VII motherboard.

A changed a couple other things, and came up with this

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($232.95 @ OutletPC)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H80i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($203.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($79.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($52.91 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB Tri-X Video Card ($403.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Antec P183 V3 + 850 ATX Mid Tower Case w/850W Power Supply
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer ($19.94 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
Sound Card: Asus Xonar DGX 24-bit 96 KHz Sound Card ($27.99 @ Newegg)
Wireless Network Adapter: Asus USB-N10 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter ($17.70 @ Amazon)
Case Fan: BitFenix BFF-LPRO-14025R-RP 86.7 CFM 140mm Fan ($16.00 @ Newegg)
Total: $1220.42
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-01 13:22 EDT-0400
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