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First time building a PC, some advices on my part list will be much appreciated!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

harrywenhr

63 months ago

  • CPU Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Combo or $329.99
  • CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing $29.98
  • Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H ATX LGA1150 $129.99
  • Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Combo or $149.99
  • Storage Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" SSD $119.99
  • Western Digital BLACK SERIES 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM $74.97
  • Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 980 4GB Superclocked ACX 2.0 $569.99
  • Case NZXT Phantom (Black) ATX Full Tower $79.99
  • Power Supply Corsair 750W ATX12V / EPS12V $99.99
  • Monitor Asus VS248H-P 24.0" $169.98

https://pcpartpicker.com/user/harrywenhr/saved/#savedbuild_1648933

Not sure which parts it's a bit over(expensive) except cpu and video cards?

Many thanks

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  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

You could get a cheaper ssd like a crucial one or a corsair one. Look around

  • 63 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks very nice, overkill in some places (980 is very excessive for 1080p gaming) but it kinda depends what you're gonna be using it for tbh.

If you're looking to save few bucks off the total you could, pending actual use, and apart from the GPU, for which a 970 could represent no discernible to you, drop down to 8gig, get a cheaper ssd/hdd combo, use an i5 instead of the i7, get a cheaper monitor (2ms response time is marketing bs imo).

À better quality PSU (seasonic usually for me) that's gold rated would be a good option whatever else you do imo, the electricity savings offset the extra initial cost and the better quality power you get from it cuts down the voltage regulation work the other components have to do. Depending on the size of (if any) CPU/GPU overclock and how often/duration of running at a high load I would go for 400-650w, seasonic g series is my usual go to range but you might want to check out their x line too given the premium nature of the rest of your build :-D

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