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FrostPirate
  • 71 months ago

Made some tweaks, thoughts?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor $253.98 @ Newegg Canada
Motherboard MSI Z97 PC MATE ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $118.98 @ Newegg Canada
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $159.98 @ Newegg Canada
Storage Crucial MX100 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $79.95 @ Vuugo
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $59.95 @ Vuugo
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB Vapor-X Video Card $528.98 @ Newegg Canada
Case NZXT H2 Classic Silent (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $119.99 @ Memory Express
Power Supply PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $149.99 @ Memory Express
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $19.75 @ Vuugo
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $99.79 @ DirectCanada
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1581.34

Comments

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/BDpVmG

I would swap the motherboard and case for these. I think you'll get better performance and reliability. Plus it will save you like $30.

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Not really worried about saving $30 when spending this much. What's wrong with NZXT cases?

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Nothing is wrong with it, but I believe the Fractal Design R4 is a better performing case in terms of noise reduction and cooling. Its very popular, check out some of the buiilds its used in.

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Hmm maybe Ill look at more cases/

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Theres lots of good ones out there. At this price point the R4, H440 are probably the best quiet cases. I'm just assuming by your first choice that you want a quiet case, if you don't mind being able to hear the fans a bit more I would reccomend a Corsair 450D, or NZXT Phantom 530, or something similar. I think the r9 290 would benefit from the extra airflow. I also want to restate, there is nothing wrong with the h2 you originally selected. I personally wouldn't choose it at this price point, but hey a case is a personal kind of decision. Everyone likes different stuff.

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  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

This looks really good. I would personally choose the Asrock z97 Extreme3 over the Pro4, for more power phases. Better power delivery to your cpu, larger heatsinks, extra pcie 3.0. The Extreme series is generally a little higher quality. And it's still the same color.

http://www.asrock.com/mb/compare.us.asp?SelectedModel=Z97+Extreme3&SelectedModel=Z97+Pro4

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  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Lol was actually aiming for blue. The RAM thing was just for future proofing that area as it didnt cost much more. Motherboard I was having issues finding one I liked anyway. GPU was either the one listed of the sapphire tri-X. Case Im going more for white, will do more looking into that area. PSU may stick with the one I had or this who knows.

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