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£1000 gaming build (first time build, could really use some help!)

cwjons2
  • 70 months ago

Alright, first time build here, i've been working quite a lot on this list and i think it looks pretty good. Any help or suggestions would be highly appreciated though!

Here's the list: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor £163.00 @ Aria PC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler £22.49 @ Ebuyer
Motherboard Asus Z97-PRO ATX LGA1150 Motherboard £135.03 @ Ebuyer
Memory Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory £65.76 @ Scan.co.uk
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive £56.34 @ Aria PC
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £36.50 @ Aria PC
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB Vapor-X Video Card £329.99 @ Novatech
Case Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case £84.98 @ Novatech
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply £65.58 @ Scan.co.uk
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available £959.67
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-11 18:09 BST+0100

Thanks!

Comments

  • 70 months ago
  • 2 points

Not much to say. You have a solid build.

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

Overall, that's a pretty solid build. I went ahead and did a slight revision of what I would do though, but these are just suggestions, and if you were going for a certain theme with the blue components then go ahead and keep what you have.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor £163.00 @ Aria PC
CPU Cooler Corsair H105 73.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler £81.59 @ Aria PC
Motherboard Asus Z97-PRO ATX LGA1150 Motherboard £135.03 @ Ebuyer
Memory Corsair Vengeance Pro 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory £65.99 @ Ebuyer
Storage Crucial MX100 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive £53.94 @ Aria PC
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £36.50 @ Aria PC
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon R9 290 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card £289.99 @ Novatech
Case Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case £84.98 @ Novatech
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply £72.96 @ CCL Computers
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available £983.98
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-11 18:28 BST+0100

Like I said, these are just suggestions based on the type of system I would build. Mine is a bit more centered around overclocking and being a bit more cost effective, but like I said before: If you were going for a themed build, then what you have is fine.

Hope this helped.

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

I was really tempted to go for a liquid cooler, i might just go for this build instead as i was probably gonna go overclock it as well.

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