- 70 months ago
Had a idea of a budget of about $2Kish. This is my second build ever, and my first time dabbling into any type of liquid cooling. Will also be my first Intel system. :) My current build is overclocked on air, and has been running strong for 4 years. (AMD Phenom II x6 @ 3.85Ghz and Radeon 6970 900/1400)
Purpose of the build is for 100% gaming on 1920 x 1080 res at this time. I primarily play Planetside 2, which is very CPU intensive. I am CPU bottlenecked with my current system. I also wish to be ready for future games.
I want to add a few things to convey my train of thought on some parts chosen...
*Going with a AIO CPU liquid cooler, because the room I game in gets hot during the summer, and I plan to overclock.
*Decided upon the Swiftech H320 over the H220, because they are both the same price!
*The RAM was the best I could find with low CAS, and tight timings for a nice price. Not sure why I went 1866 though.
*1000W power supply, as I may add a 2nd Video card when the price drops.
*Will probably upgrade to a higher res monitor in the future.
Let me know what you think, I am open to suggestions and tips.
|CPU||Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor||$219.00 @ Amazon|
|CPU Cooler||Swiftech H320 55.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler||$129.99 @ NCIX US|
|Motherboard||Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK ATX LGA1150 Motherboard||$184.99 @ SuperBiiz|
|Memory||G.Skill TridentX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory||$184.99 @ Newegg|
|Storage||Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Drive||$186.32 @ Amazon|
|Storage||Western Digital VelociRaptor 600GB 3.5" 10000RPM Internal Hard Drive||$139.99 @ Newegg|
|Video Card||EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Dual Classified ACX Video Card||$679.99 @ Newegg|
|Case||NZXT Switch 810 (Black) ATX Full Tower Case||$175.98 @ SuperBiiz|
|Power Supply||EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 P2 1000W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply||$186.99 @ SuperBiiz|
|Optical Drive||Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer||$19.98 @ OutletPC|
|Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available||$2108.22|
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