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If its Worth Doing, Its worth Overdoing

OM2556
  • 71 months ago

Hi guys, Deciding on friends build, trying to get it under $3000 AUD, no peripherals required. This is what I came up with. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $399.00 @ CPL Online
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $149.00 @ CPL Online
Motherboard ASRock Z97M Pro4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $135.00 @ PCCaseGear
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-2400 Memory $209.00 @ Mwave Australia
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $141.99 @ Mwave Australia
Storage Western Digital BLACK SERIES 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $169.00 @ CPL Online
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 290X 4GB Black Edition Double Dissipation Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) $569.00 @ PCCaseGear
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 290X 4GB Black Edition Double Dissipation Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) $569.00 @ PCCaseGear
Case Fractal Design Arc Mini R2 MicroATX Mini Tower Case $120.00 @ CPL Online
Power Supply Silverstone Strider Plus 850W 80+ Silver Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $159.00 @ CPL Online
Optical Drive LG BH16NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer $89.00 @ CPL Online
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $115.00 @ CPL Online
Case Fan Corsair Air Series SP120 Quiet Edition 37.9 CFM 120mm Fan $19.00 @ CPL Online
Case Fan Corsair Air Series SP120 Quiet Edition 37.9 CFM 120mm Fan $19.00 @ CPL Online
Case Fan Corsair Air Series SP120 Quiet Edition 37.9 CFM 120mm Fan $19.00 @ CPL Online
Case Fan Corsair Air Series SP120 Quiet Edition 37.9 CFM 120mm Fan $19.00 @ CPL Online
Case Fan Corsair Air Series SP120 Quiet Edition 37.9 CFM 120mm Fan $19.00 @ CPL Online
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $2918.99

I would like the build to have a clean aesthetic, without overkill LED fans, or overkill custom cooling, would this build suit my needs??

Please post suggestions/alternate part lists.

Note: I am particular to using R9 290x's as GPUs, IMO better than 780ti's

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