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/// Razer /// PC Build | "Ultra" High End Build

lostInplace
  • 72 months ago

So, I am building a gaming pc over the summer. I am looking to crank out some serious FPS on this thing, and am hoping it will get the job done. From what I've seen this baby will run at most 160 fps on BF4 on ultra. There is only two things I need help with; cooling, and power. I also just want generally opinions :D.

My questions: - What is a good liquid cooling system for the CPU that is fairly easy to setup? - Is water cooling worth the effort? - What would you say is a good wattage or power level (it's over 9,000) for this build?

Thank you for everyone that helps me! Also, everyone that replies to this thread will get their names written on a piece of paper and put into my case. Yay.

EDIT: I AM A COMPLETE IDIOT: I FORGOT THE PARTLIST http://pcpartpicker.com/user/lostInplace/saved/7GVD4D

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Link your build?

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

It's kind of hard to recommend a PSU wattage without a partlist. Do you have a partlist? Also, if you're a Razer fan, it may be worth checking out the Razer branded H440 computer case.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

I am an idiot, I forgot the partlist. Here ya go; sorry for my stupidity XD

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you! Don't be so hard on yourself, it happens. :P

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok, so... whadya think?

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

I honestly am not sure... I would say 16GB is overkill for a pure gaming build, however, it looks like you are going full out on it. I don't even overclock, sorry.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

You're honestly overpaying for the performance you're looking for.

Titan black's aren't worth the money at all.

You don't need extra thermal paste either.

750W for that setup leaves you no headroom for overclocking.

1080p screens at 27" aren't worth it because the pixel density ends up really low so things look slightly pixellated when gaming. If you're going to go for one of those high refresh rate monitors stick with the asus 24 inch one.

For a liquid cooler, your case doesn't let you use dual fan length rads, so you would probably be better off picking a different case, like the h440 that minifridge suggested.

If the only reason you have an optical drive is to install windows, go without it. Youc an install windows easily using a thumb drive, and there's plenty of guides online showing how.

You don't really need 16gb for gaming, 8gb is plenty.

Don't need a network adapter as the motherboard has a built in one.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $314.99 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Corsair H105 73.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $104.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $123.99 @ Amazon
Memory A-Data XPG V1.0 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $74.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial M500 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $109.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $79.97 @ OutletPC
Video Card PowerColor Radeon R9 290X 4GB PCS+ Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) $504.99 @ Newegg
Video Card PowerColor Radeon R9 290X 4GB PCS+ Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) $504.99 @ Newegg
Case NZXT H440 (Red/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $117.39 @ Amazon
Power Supply NZXT HALE90 V2 1000W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $139.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (32/64-bit) $94.99 @ NCIX US
Monitor Asus VG248QE 144Hz 24.0" Monitor $249.23 @ Amazon
Case Fan BitFenix Spectre 43.5 CFM 120mm Fan $8.98 @ OutletPC
Case Fan BitFenix Spectre 43.5 CFM 120mm Fan $8.98 @ OutletPC
Case Fan BitFenix Spectre 43.5 CFM 120mm Fan $8.98 @ OutletPC
Case Fan BitFenix Spectre 43.5 CFM 120mm Fan $8.98 @ OutletPC
Keyboard Corsair Vengeance K70 Wired Gaming Keyboard $129.99 @ NCIX US
Mouse Razer DeathAdder Wired Laser Mouse $54.24 @ Amazon
Headphones Corsair Vengeance 1500 v2 7.1 Channel Headset $84.99 @ Amazon
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. $2725.64
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-11 20:42 EDT-0400

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