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First time builder - compatibility check/advice/criticism wanted!

seriuzbidniz

62 months ago

Hi! I'm not sure how much time I should be spending picking out parts but this is the result of 6-8 hours of research:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $169.98 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard ASRock H97 PRO4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $80.54 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $54.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $109.00 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $48.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB TWIN FROZR Video Card $179.99 @ Newegg
Case Corsair 450D ATX Mid Tower Case $99.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $33.99 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $776.97
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-11-27 18:21 EST-0500

This is my first time, and I'm not sure if I'm doing it right, so any suggestions or advice is welcome. The goal is a mid-ranged gaming rig that I will likely use for school as well. Thanks!

Comments

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks perfect but if you can go for i5-4690 instead, only 30$ difference.

Also get few case fans.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

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