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Hi-resolution Development PC

hiresdev
  • 72 months ago

This will be my first build. The monitor will be of 2560x1440 resolution. The machine is to be used for development and gaming. Configuration below.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4670 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor $218.97 @ OutletPC
Motherboard ASUS H87-Pro $184.62 @ Amazon
Memory Corsair 16GB XMS3 (2x 8GB) DDR3 SDRAM 1600MHz Memory $144.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair Builder Series CX 430 Watt ATX/EPS 80 PLUS certified Power Suppy $42.30 @ Amazon
Monitor Asus PB278Q 27.0" Monitor $489.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) $94.99 @ Best Buy
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $49.99 @ Newegg

I am relying on onboard graphics for the time being and the ASUS H87 PRO comes with a DisplayPort. Initially, I will be relying on an external hard drive only and external DVD drive.

Looking for advice, ideas, suggestions.

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