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Upgrade - I have no idea what i'm doing

JGFVF
  • 72 months ago

Hello fellow forum dwellers

First of all, please excuse my english, not native poster here!

I'm going to upgrade my pc to the following:

pcpartpicker

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $196.97 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI Z87-GD65 Gaming ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $142.99 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $86.99 @ Amazon
Storage Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $109.99 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $55.99 @ NCIX US
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card $219.99 @ Micro Center
Case Aerocool Xpredator X1 Black Edition ATX Mid Tower Case $85.37 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $54.99 @ NCIX US
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. $953.28
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-06 11:07 EDT-0400

I started with a Packardbell iMedia with a GT 320 and upgraded GPU, Case (nothing fits in those micro ATX cases) and PSU (250W one included in the iMedia!)

That is why, taking in count I already have a GPU, Case and PSU, I really hope you can help me out to choose the rest of the components wisely... (hopefully I didn't make any stupid mistake with my last upgrade...)

The correct GPU is not the one listed but: AEROCOOL STRIKE X 600W 80PLUS BRONZE GAMING (not listed?)

The rest of the components are spot-on

Please take in count this is a great expense for me, although I am an avid gamer, I don't have the luxury of buying fancy parts if they are not really worth it, or diminishing returns kick-in.

So, could any kind-hearted forum experts help me out here?

Thanks in advance!

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

No comments? Hmmm... did I do something wrong here? Do you guys need more information?

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

Any particular motherboard you recommend then, of those options? I might want to use two GPU in the future?

Great advice on the SSD, will change as recommended

BR Julian

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