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First Time Build - Prodigy Case/i5/GeForce 750ti

PSL
  • 72 months ago

Thinking about building a gaming pc for the first time. Would welcome any constructive comments on whether any of the listed parts are either, 1) difficult to work with regarding this case, or 2) overkill for playing FPS games and League of Legends, etc. Also, if there are any parts that you think I do not need (e.g., CPU Cooler - could I just get away with the one that intel provides) or if you would recommend any other parts? I am trying to keep the entire system below $1000. Thanks.

CPU Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core $228.99

CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing $29.98

Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z97N-Gaming 5 Mini ITX LGA1150 $138.48

Memory Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 $148.99

Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM $51.99

Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB TWIN FROZR $144.99

Case BitFenix Prodigy M Midnight MicroATX Mini Tower $98.97

Power Supply Corsair 600W ATX12V $49.99

Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $16.99

Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro (OEM) (64-bit) $129.99

Monitor BenQ RL2455HM 24.0" $167.99

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

I would do the following: Drop to 8gb of ram; 16 is a bit much for just gaming. Also, unless you need the Pro version of Win 8, the regular version is fine. The savings from those 2 changes will allow you to get a better gpu.

  • PSL
  • submitter
  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

What cpu do you recommend?

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

either a 770, if you can afford it, or a 760

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