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1st Build--1950$--Advice Wanted

TheAllNoahing
  • 71 months ago

Hi PCPP Community,

I'm building my first computer and I want it to be respectably powerful as a gaming machine. I looked up some parts on logicalincrements.com, found them on this site, and did a little research of my own and came up with the following part list. I'm looking to cut the price down without sacrificing too much power. I'd appreciate any advice you can offer!

CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core

CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM

Motherboard: ASRock Z97 EXTREME4 ATX LGA1150

Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866

Storage: Seagate Constellation ES 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM

Video Card: Diamond Radeon R9 290X 4GB Video Card

Case: Cooler Master Storm Stryker (White) ATX Full Tower

Power Supply: SeaSonic 750W ATX12V / EPS12V

Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit)

Monitor: BenQ RL2455HM 24.0"

Wireless Network Adapter: TP-Link TL-WDN4800 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1

Link: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/TheAllNoahing/saved/cCdrxr

Thanks again! -TheAllNoahing

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  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

+1

If you can afford it. Build it. The only thing I can recommend over and above is to AT LEAST get a SSD to boot from and for your OS. I have one and I boot to login in 6 seconds.

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

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 Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $97.16 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus Z97-K/CSM ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $121.99 @ Amazon
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $81.00 @ Newegg
Storage Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $99.99 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $58.24 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 290X 4GB Video Card $499.99 @ Newegg
Case Cooler Master Storm Stryker (White) ATX Full Tower Case $152.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply XFX ProSeries 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $114.99 @ NCIX US
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $16.98 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) $94.98 @ OutletPC
Monitor Acer G246HLAbd 60Hz 24.0" Monitor $129.99 @ Newegg
Wireless Network Adapter TRENDnet TEW-805UB 802.11a/b/g/n/ac USB 3.0 Wi-Fi Adapter $29.98 @ Amazon
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1737.26

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