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First Gaming Build - Need Information!

stopher99
  • 72 months ago

I have created my first gaming PC build, and I have money to spare, but only $5000 (Currency converter for those who don't use dollars) Here are all the specs for my build, or here's a link

  • Intel Core i7-4930K 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor $578.99
  • Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $29.98
  • ASRock X79 Extreme4 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard $199.99
  • Corsair Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-2400 RAM $164.99
  • Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" SSD $134.99
  • Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive(x3) $104.99 each
  • EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Superclocked ACX Video Card(x2) $699.99 each
  • NZXT Phantom (Black/Green) ATX Full Tower Case $119.98
  • EVGA SuperNOVA 1300 G2 1300W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $169.99
  • Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $16.98
  • Windows 7 Home Premium $89.98
  • BenQ BL3200PT 60Hz 32.0" Monitor(x2) $799.99 each
  • Intel 62205ANHMWDTX1 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter $34.75
  • Xigmatek CFS-OXGKS-WU2 53.3 CFM 120mm Fan $14.99

Estimated Wattage: 797W Grand Total: $4788.54 ($4873.54 w/o Mail-In Rebates)

So I hope somebody can give me suggestions or opinions on this build, and make it stay under $5000 :)

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

If it were my 5k, I'd get a 250gb ssd, probably Samsung 840 evo. I'd also consider water cooling, or maybe one of those huge noctua air coolers.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

I got 64gb because I want to just install Windows 8 on the SSD, but now that you say it, I also need drivers, so I swapped them. I'll update the topic in the morning. Here's the build: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/stopher99/saved/jR66Mp

  • 72 months ago
  • 0 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $339.99 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Corsair H105 73.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $100.00 @ NCIX US
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming GT ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $184.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Corsair Vengeance Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $144.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $134.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $104.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $104.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $104.99 @ Amazon
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 290X 4GB Double Dissipation Video Card (4-Way CrossFire) $469.99 @ NCIX US
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 290X 4GB Double Dissipation Video Card (4-Way CrossFire) $469.99 @ NCIX US
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 290X 4GB Double Dissipation Video Card (4-Way CrossFire) $469.99 @ NCIX US
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 290X 4GB Double Dissipation Video Card (4-Way CrossFire) $469.99 @ NCIX US
Case Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case $129.99 @ Micro Center
Power Supply LEPA G Series 1600W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $279.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $16.98 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $89.98 @ OutletPC
Monitor Asus PB287Q 60Hz 28.0" Monitor $648.99 @ SuperBiiz
Monitor Asus PB287Q 60Hz 28.0" Monitor $648.99 @ SuperBiiz
Wireless Network Adapter Intel 62205ANHMWDTX1 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter $34.75 @ Amazon
Case Fan Xigmatek CFS-OXGKS-WU2 53.3 CFM 120mm Fan $14.99 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $4964.55
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-17 01:22 EDT-0400
  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks man, I changed the case, but it's only a grand total of just under $5003 But the 4-way CrossFire with (according to GPUBoss ) it being 6th in the world, and NVidia's GTX 780 Ti being first, but 4-way CrossFire gets it dk s*ed by the GTX 780 Ti! Anyways, awesome job on the PC, I would shake your hand if I actually knew you XD

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Another thing I'd like to know, is if the GPU's support 4K. I looked up the monitors on Asus and found that the monitor is 4k compatible. But are the GPU's compatible with 4K?

  • 72 months ago
  • 0 points

GPUBoss is not a good source ever. The only quad benchmarks I've found were this where you can see some games multi card support was spotty at the time. As for synthetic benchmarks, you could always go to hwbot.com and check there for more. Either way I can guarantee that the two options will trade blows at 4k, with the 290x's extra vram being a boost for playing with anti aliasing.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

HWBot doesn't help me very well since I'm on a Linux system, but on guru3d the Radeon R9 290X and GTX 780 Ti both have their own things, but quad-gpu w/ 290X wins, I also looked it up, and I found that the 290X works with 4k. Also, what's the 290X's extra vram?

  • 72 months ago
  • 0 points

The 780 TI has 3gb of VRAM, whereas the 290x has 4gb of VRAM. More VRAM traditionally means you can use higher resolution textures, higher levels of anti aliasing and post processing effects and things like that, all other things held constant.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Ahh, I see. I've seen though on review websites that anti-aliasing drops framerate, though it does decrease roughness in the game, so for me, that really only helps when the word "And" from an inch away is about the size of a baby ant.

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