Help with building a PC - under $1,200, 4K compatible, very quite...

Hey guys, I was considering building a new system beginning of 2013, but it didn't work out for me with my busy schedule. I'm planning on going forward with this now.

Had this in mind back in 2013:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/zMH4

What can I improve upon now based on these requirements:

-no more than $1,200 (would prefer lower)
-Very quite
-I'd like the GPU to be able to handle 4K displays since I may buy a TV with this resolution down the road
-Good manufacturer support for components, especially GPU

EDIT: Some more requirements/comments I should've posted initially:

-I'd like to be able to also smoothly perform raw image and video editing (personal use - not professional). Would an i7 and 16gb of ram be better for this and make my system more future proof?

-ease of installation

-I'd also like to keep the SSD HD at 256gb and standard HD at 2TB (or 2x 1TB?)

-Already have a new Windows 7 disc

-I don't mind paying a bit over $1,200 if it's really worth it


I'm also really liking what I see regarding the GTX 770.

Is this a good deal right now?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130948


Thanks in advance.
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  1. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3s41g
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3s41g/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3s41g/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($35.98 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($128.48 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($76.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($65.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 4GB Video Card ($369.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Corsair Carbide Series 300R Windowed ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA NEX750B BRONZE 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $1209.34
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-15 06:15 EDT-0400) <---- Improved By the way you can't get the 7950 on your build it is not there. You do not need 16gb of RAM or an i7 for gaming
  2. DeadGraphics said:
    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3s41g
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3s41g/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3s41g/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($35.98 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($128.48 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($76.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($65.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 4GB Video Card ($369.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Corsair Carbide Series 300R Windowed ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA NEX750B BRONZE 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $1209.34
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-15 06:15 EDT-0400) <---- Improved By the way you can't get the 7950 on your build it is not there. You do not need 16gb of RAM or an i7 for gaming



    @DeadGraphics

    Thanks for that.

    -I should've mentioned in the original post that I'd like to be able to also smoothly perform raw image and video editing (personal use - not professional). Would an i7 and 16gb of ram be better for this and make my system more future proof?

    -I read a lot of good things about the Fractal Design Define R4 case in regards to noise dampening. Are you recommending the Corsair Carbide Series 300R over it in this regard?

    -I should also mention that ease of installation should be a requirement as well.

    -I'd also like to keep the SSD HD at 256gb and standard HD at 2TB (or 2x 1TB?)

    -Already have a new Windows 7 disc

    -I don't mind paying a bit over $1,200 if it's really worth it
  3. pulpfiction110 said:
    DeadGraphics said:
    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3s41g
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3s41g/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3s41g/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($35.98 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($128.48 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($76.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($65.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 4GB Video Card ($369.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Corsair Carbide Series 300R Windowed ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA NEX750B BRONZE 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $1209.34
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-15 06:15 EDT-0400) <---- Improved By the way you can't get the 7950 on your build it is not there. You do not need 16gb of RAM or an i7 for gaming



    @DeadGraphics

    Thanks for that.

    -I should've mentioned in the original post that I'd like to be able to also smoothly perform raw image and video editing (personal use - not professional). Would an i7 and 16gb of ram be better for this and make my system more future proof?

    -I read a lot of good things about the Fractal Design Define R4 case in regards to noise dampening. Are you recommending the Corsair Carbide Series 300R over it in this regard?

    -I should also mention that ease of installation should be a requirement as well.

    -I'd also like to keep the SSD HD at 256gb and standard HD at 2TB (or 2x 1TB?)

    -Already have a new Windows 7 disc

    -I don't mind paying a bit over $1,200 if it's really worth it


    I recommend both the 300r and the R4 for the cases it's your opinion for what to go with.
    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3sJuC
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3sJuC/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3sJuC/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($324.98 @ OutletPC)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($127.50 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Sandisk Ultra Plus 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($119.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($84.63 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($259.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Corsair 330R ATX Mid Tower Case ($89.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA NEX750B BRONZE 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1237.03
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-16 09:53 EDT-0400)
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