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First build, any ideas for improvements, without bringing the price over $1.1k Canadian?

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

You should find this better performing for the cost. Any questions on my reasoning let me know.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4670 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor $229.00 @ Canada Computers
Motherboard ASRock H97 PRO4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $79.75 @ Vuugo
Memory Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $83.69 @ Amazon Canada
Storage Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $52.95 @ Vuugo
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB DirectCU II Video Card $339.99 @ Memory Express
Case Cooler Master K280 ATX Mid Tower Case $45.00 @ Vuugo
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply $34.99 @ Memory Express
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $105.84 @ DirectCanada
Monitor Acer V226HQLAbd 60Hz 21.5" Monitor $101.00 @ Vuugo
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1072.21
  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

^ Will work wonders, probably worth bumping the HDD to a WD Caviar Blue 1tb for a couple more $.

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point
  • Logisys CS369BK: Whatever you do, do NOT use the power supply included with the case. Skimping on the power supply and using generic is just asking for trouble.
  • No need to purchase/use DDR3-1333 when your processor supports DDR3-1600 and price difference can be none/less.
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