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$1k (USD) Build. About to start purchasing!

TheRanch
  • 70 months ago

Hey all,

I am about to start purchasing some of the parts of my $1k build. I want to make sure that everything is in order. Any help/criticism is greatly appreciated.

Thanks All!

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/TheRanch/saved/N3PgXL

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $229.99 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $99.95 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI Z97-GAMING 5 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $146.99 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $79.99 @ NCIX US
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $52.91 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB TWIN FROZR Video Card $289.99 @ Newegg
Case Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Titanium Grey) ATX Mid Tower Case $99.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CX 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $59.99 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1059.80
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-07-31 12:53 EDT-0400

Comments

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

you went a little pricey on the case, but it will last. I also aasume you dont need a optical drive or OS?

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

IMO you need an SSD, everything else looks good. You can probably save a bit to get one if you get a haswell 4670k, lower your RAM price or your motherboard.

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $229.99 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $29.98 @ OutletPC
Motherboard ASRock Z87M Extreme4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $84.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory $76.50 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $52.91 @ OutletPC
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB Tri-X Video Card $379.99 @ Newegg
Case Corsair 500R White ATX Mid Tower Case $109.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Rosewill Hive 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $74.99 @ Amazon
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $16.98 @ OutletPC
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1056.32
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-07-31 13:33 EDT-0400

I changed a few things. Much better video card, faster memory, cheaper CPU cooler (you don't need liquid cooling), cheaper motherboard (still as good), more expensive power supply but gold rated, better case IMHO.

You can add another 290 later without changing any parts. Let me know what you think.

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