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zyw5090
  • 72 months ago

This is my first time building a gaming PC by myself. So I am not sure would this work well. Please help my pick the parts if what I got below the list would not work. Thanks!

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/jF9XYJ

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

for a gaming pc you should be spending the most on the graphics card.

getting expensive cases and coolers wont help that.

if you go with none overclocking parts that would help the build.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

hahahah thanks, I will try to change that, thanks !

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

You're spending too much on optional expenditure (expensive SSD, CPU cooler, etc.)
Why not something like this instead?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $239.99 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $29.98 @ OutletPC
Motherboard *MSI Z97 PC MATE ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $88.99 @ Newegg
Memory *Avexir Core series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $68.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial MX100 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $79.99 @ TigerDirect
Storage Toshiba 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $74.99 @ Micro Center
Video Card *XFX Radeon R9 280X 3GB Double Dissipation Video Card $264.99 @ NCIX US
Case NZXT Phantom 410 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $79.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $59.99 @ Newegg
Wireless Network Adapter Rosewill RNX-N150PCe 802.11b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter $8.99 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $996.89
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-18 07:21 EDT-0400
  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

yep,OP.pretty good alternative right here.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Seems like this is a good option to me, another question if I want to build a liquid cooler what are some of the choices I should get? Thanks!

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

For a cheap liquid CPU cooler I recommend Thermaltake Water 3.0 Performer, and Corsair H55, For high overclock I recommend Corsair H90 or H80i, for extreme overclocking I recommend Thermaltake Water 3.0 Extreme, Corsair H110, NZXT Kraken X61, Swiftech H320, Cooler Master Eisberg 240L Prestige and lastly Cooler Master Nepton 280L.

Personally I use the eisberg.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks so much, I will use what you recommended and try to find a cheaper memory, SSD and Hard drive. Also I am wondering would it work if I find a cheaper power supply around 500W - 550W for this system?

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