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Gaming PC for the Girlfriend under $2000, thoughts please, this is my first build, thanks. :)

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  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

It looks pretty good!:)

You should get the 290X, tho, it's faster then the 780 and it's cheaper.

  • 71 months ago
  • 2 points

I kinda wanna stay with Nvidia. :p

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

This. And get a K version cpu and a hydro series cooler from corsair. and last but not least get a Z97 mobo.

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you. :)

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

do you plan to overclock?

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

I would like to overclock, but I've never done it before, so yeah..

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

300 bucks cheaper and more powerful

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $242.00 @ CPL Online
Motherboard ASRock H97 PERFORMANCE ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $132.00 @ Centre Com
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $95.50 @ Centre Com
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $145.00 @ Mwave Australia
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $93.00 @ Centre Com
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 290 4GB Black Edition Double Dissipation Video Card $429.00 @ PLE Computers
Case Thermaltake Chaser A31 Snow White ATX Mid Tower Case $98.00 @ CPL Online
Power Supply Silverstone Strider Plus 750W 80+ Silver Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $139.00 @ 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
Keyboard Gigabyte GK-KM6150 Wired Standard Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $12.00 @ CPL Online
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1589.50
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-07-27 04:14 EST+1000

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