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Another newbie... advice requested!

Pegu
  • 71 months ago

I'm another newbie. I have a 2009 Mac right now, and I'm ready to build a gaming PC. I'd greatly appreciate feedback about my planned build: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Pegu/saved/QTH8TW

Thank you!

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  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Some money saved, a better gpu added and a cpu cooler.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $238.99 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $29.98 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI Z97-Gaming 3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $127.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $73.99 @ Newegg
Storage PNY XLR8 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $59.99 @ NCIX US
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R9 290 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card $359.99 @ Newegg
Case Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 @ Micro Center
Power Supply EVGA 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $109.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $89.98 @ OutletPC
Wireless Network Adapter Asus PCE-N15 802.11b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter $27.99 @ Amazon
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1178.88
  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you! Very helpful. I wasn't sure if I needed a separate cooling component.

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