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First Build, Want Advice on Parts

HarryK42
  • 72 months ago

Hi, my name is Harry. I am 14, and am attempting my first build. I want to be able to use the PC for video editing, learning/doing some coding, and gaming (While getting a good framerate). I want to keep the cost under $1100, but at most I would be willing to spend $1200. I don't need help building, just advice on parts. This is my part list:

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/HarryK42/saved/rxPKHx

Also, if you have any suggestions on a keyboard or operating system that would fit my gaming wants, I would appreciate advice on that as well. I think I'm satisfied with the headphones and mouse I chose.

Thanks, Harry

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  • 72 months ago
  • 0 points

5 bucks more and you get yourself a cooler for the cpu to overclock, a better gpu, and ram that matches your motherboard.

As for an operating system windows 8.1 hands down, best performance of the windows os available and gives you support for the upcoming directx 12 update. The only other suggestion I'd make is if you've got extra money in your budget get yourself a 120gb ssd like a pny xlr8.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor $239.99 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $29.98 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $109.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory $74.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $79.97 @ OutletPC
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 280X 3GB Double Dissipation Video Card $259.99 @ NCIX US
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $54.99 @ TigerDirect
Power Supply Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $44.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer $19.99 @ Mwave
Mouse Razer Razer Naga 2014 Wired Laser Mouse $67.99 @ Amazon
Headphones Logitech G230 Headset $39.99 @ Amazon
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. $997.86
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-10 19:31 EDT-0400
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  • 72 months ago
  • 0 points

I'm sorry, I made a small mistake, one that costs a few bucks to rectify. Get off your high horse. If you see a mistake maybe provide a suggestion instead and actually be useful?

  • 72 months ago
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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor $239.99 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $29.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $109.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $82.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $79.97 @ OutletPC
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 280X 3GB Double Dissipation Video Card $259.99 @ NCIX US
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $54.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $44.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer $19.99 @ Mwave
Mouse Razer Razer Naga 2014 Wired Laser Mouse $67.99 @ Amazon
Headphones Logitech G230 Headset $39.99 @ Amazon
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. $996.87
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-10 21:26 EDT-0400
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