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derektkd456
  • 71 months ago

Uses: Heavy Video/Music Encoding, while gaming, Music/Video Management, Full Time Backup Server/Streaming Box, and Gaming | Limit: Around 5,000 (USD) | Aim: Purely Looks & Performance Mixed With Silence (At least however quiet it can get) |

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $339.99 @ Amazon
Thermal Compound Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5g Thermal Paste $6.74 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $203.99 @ NCIX US
Memory G.Skill Trident X 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $159.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $419.99 @ NCIX US
Storage Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $101.98 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $101.98 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $101.98 @ Amazon
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R9 290X 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) $489.99 @ Amazon
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R9 290X 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) $489.99 @ Amazon
Case Phanteks Enthoo Series Primo Aluminum ATX Full Tower Case $239.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 P2 1000W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $159.99 @ NCIX US
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $21.38 @ Micro Center
Monitor Asus VS239H-P 23.0" Monitor $155.43 @ Amazon
Monitor Asus VS239H-P 23.0" Monitor $155.43 @ Amazon
Monitor Asus VS239H-P 23.0" Monitor $155.43 @ Amazon
Case Fan Phanteks PH-F140SP_BK_RLED 82.1 CFM 140mm Fan $19.99 @ Amazon
Case Fan Phanteks PH-F140SP_BK_RLED 82.1 CFM 140mm Fan $19.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard Corsair Vengeance K70 Wired Gaming Keyboard $114.99 @ Amazon
Mouse Corsair Raptor M45 Wired Optical Mouse $49.99 @ Amazon
Headphones Logitech G930 7.1 Channel Headset $99.99 @ Amazon
Speakers Logitech Z623 200W 2.1ch Speakers $106.98 @ Best Buy
Other Logisys 15" Deluxe Sound Activate Cold Cathode Kit - White $20.98
Other Logitech - Gaming Pad F310 $24.99
Other Custom Cables From EVGA $89.99
Other EK MSI / Gigabyte Radeon R9-290X VGA Liquid Cooling Block Rev 2.0 - Acetal + Nickel (EK-FC R9-290X - Acetal+Nickel (Rev.2.0)) $124.99
Other EK MSI / Gigabyte Radeon R9-290X VGA Liquid Cooling Block Rev 2.0 - Acetal + Nickel (EK-FC R9-290X - Acetal+Nickel (Rev.2.0)) $124.99
Other EK R9-290X VGA Liquid Cooling RAM Backplate - Red (EK-FC R9-290X Backplate - Red) $37.99
Other EK R9-290X VGA Liquid Cooling RAM Backplate - Red (EK-FC R9-290X Backplate - Red) $37.99
Other Bitspower Water Tank Z-Multi 250 Inline Reservoir - Ice Red (BP-WTZM250P-IRDBK) $59.95
Other Swiftech MCP655 Variable Speed 12v Water Pump w/ G1/4 Thread Ports (Perfectly Tapped) + Black Sleeving $125.94
Other Black Ice GT Xtreme 420 Radiator - Black $109.99
Other Black Ice GT Stealth 140 Radiator - Black $44.99
Other EK Supreme LTX Intel CPU Liquid Cooling Block - Acetal + Nickel CSQ (EK-Supreme LTX - Acetal+Nickel CSQ) $48.99
Other EK Terminal Block - Dual Parallel 3-Slot - Black Acetal (EK-FC Terminal DUAL Parallel 3-Slot) $22.99
Other PrimoChill Vortex Black POM Visual Flow Indicators - Blood Red Faceplates (FI-V-BR) $22.99
Other Bitspower G1/4 Thread 90-Degree Dual Rotary Adapter - Deep Bold Red (BP-DBR90R2) $17.49
Other Bitspower G1/4" Mini Valve - Deep Bold Red (BP-MVV-DBRBK) $25.99
Other Bitspower G1/4 Thread Low Profile Stop Plug w/ O-Ring - Deep Bold Red (BP-DBRWP-C09) $5.99
Other Bitspower G1/4" Matte Black T Adapter (BP-MBTMB) $13.99
Other Monsoon .999 Fine Silver Bullet Antimicrobial G 1/4 Plug - Red (MON-PLUG-AG-RD) $5.95
Other PrimoChill - Threaded G 1/4 Funnel - Black (PC-GF-BK) $9.49
Other PrimoChill PrimoFlex Advanced LRT Tubing 3/8"ID x 5/8" OD - 10ft Retail Pack - Bloodshed Red (PFLEXA10-58-R) w/ Free Sys Prep $24.99
Other PrimoChill PrimoFlex Advanced LRT Tubing 3/8"ID x 5/8" OD - 10ft Retail Pack - Bloodshed Red (PFLEXA10-58-R) w/ Free Sys Prep $24.99
Other (x4) Monsoon Chain Gun Compression Fitting - 3/8"ID x 5/8"OD - 4 Pack Red (CGF-3858-4P-RD) $115.96
Other Phobya G1/4" Thread 3/8" ID x 5/8" OD 90-Degree Rotary Compression Fitting - Vintage Matte Black (62444) $7.99
Other (x6) XSPC 140mm x 25mm Radiator / Chassis Fan - 1450 RPM $53.94
Other Triple Monitor Stand Free Standing Curved Arm $92.00
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $5012.73
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-02 13:29 EDT-0400

Breakdown: Water cooling Loop = $1,014.63 | Actual Computer = $2837.98 | Extra Things = $1160.12 |

I will be explaining why I choice parts as they are questions but suggestions are more then welcome of course :)

Comments

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

This build is amazing

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

Get some higher clocked ram, 2133 mhz with a CASL of 9 or lower.

  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

For what? I have Casl of 7 right now and faster ram doesn't mean anything when the casl higher.

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