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wire55
  • 70 months ago

I plan on building a PC in the near future but I need some feedback as to whether this is a good build or not. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/hDbst6

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  • 70 months ago
  • 2 points

This is pretty good, actually. The only things I might consider changing are the motherboard and the HDD. The motherboard I'd switch to the MSI Z97 G55 SLI for a few more upgrade options down the line (such as SLI, if you wanted to pick up one of the new GTX 800 series cards) and the HDD to a 1TB WD Caviar Blue. The hard drive is more of a nit-pick, but Seagate's drive failure rate is pretty high.

Other than that, it looks good.

  • 70 months ago
  • 2 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $229.98 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $16.98 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI Z97 PC MATE ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $89.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $81.00 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $52.91 @ OutletPC
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Video Card $239.99 @ NCIX US
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Thermaltake Smart M 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $49.99 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $800.83
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-05 22:18 EDT-0400

Everything is good and im suprised you fit that into 800 dollars... i just changed out the ram for something a bit faster

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm not building it yet, currently waiting to see the prices of the gtx880 when it comes out. Thanks for the tips too! :) Only reason I got the K series is because I want to over clock for a lot more performance out of the chip.

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