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Gaming build, would love to hear opinions

dia0369
  • 71 months ago

Hello people,

This is not my first build, but it is my first build in the past 7 years so I'd really appreciate your thoughts. This is a gaming build that I'm trying to future-proof. I am particularly worried that not everything fits in the case I chose.

CPU Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor £227.99

CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler £24.25

Motherboard MSI Z87-G43 Gaming ATX LGA1150 Motherboard £77.84

Memory Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory £117.79

Storage Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive £57.19 Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £38.70

Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB DirectCU II Video Card £238.58

Case Corsair Vengeance C70 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case £79.98

Power Supply Corsair CX 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply £65.99

Monitor BenQ GL2450HM 60Hz 24.0" Monitor £113.99

Wireless Network Adapter TP-Link TL-WN881ND 802.11b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter £12.00

More details here: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/user/dia0369/saved/PQprxr

Thank you!

P.S. I already have a keyboard and mouse.

Comments

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Its a great built! One thing to actually secure the future use is going for a 3GB or maybe even 4 for a Video card

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the feedback, cheezzyytech! A card with 3/4GB of memory may be a bit over my budget, though. I did consider that I could eventually get another video card and run SLI.

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Recently, some Radeon cards such as the R9 series have been known to outperform higher-end Nvidia cards, you may want to look into the R9 series, I'm putting together a computer for light gaming that has a R9 270 for future games that may be resource-demanding.

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

What? The 270 is FAR inferior to the 770. The 770 is similar to the likes of the 280X or even the 290.

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Whoever is considering a similar build should keep in mind the following: The motherboard, MSI Z87-G43 Gaming doesn't support SLI. It supports only 2-way Crossfire. I'll be replacing it in my build, possibly with MSI Z87-G45 Gaming, which supports 2-way SLI and 3-way Crossfire.

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