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-New Builder- ULTIMATE under $1200 Gaming build! (Help appreciated)

ZTBeast

62 months ago

Hi there, I am currently assembling the parts for my first ever PC build. I would like to know if it is a good build, and if you would change anything. Any feedback is highly appreciated and would help tremendously. Thanks!

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $194.38 @ Micro Center
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $29.14 @ NCIX US
Motherboard Asus Z97-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $124.18 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $86.37 @ OutletPC
Storage Crucial M500 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $77.74 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $58.20 @ Directron
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 970 4GB STRIX Video Card $361.78 @ SuperBiiz
Case NZXT Phantom 530 (White) ATX Full Tower Case $107.98 @ NCIX US
Power Supply Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $58.30 @ Amazon
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $18.33 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $93.09 @ SuperBiiz
Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $31.30 @ NCIX US
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1240.79
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-11-28 04:31 EST-0500

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  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

nice build. I would probably change the ram for 1866 cas9.

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gskill-memory-f314900cl9d8gbxl

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