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Gaming build checkup - anything wrong with this?

debr1126

62 months ago

I'm about ready to buy this stuff -- the parts I'm most unsure about are the memory (I don't know anything about memory) and the motherboard-- I won't be overclocking, so maybe it's too much? Also I'm fretting whether the PSU is big enough. Anyway, here are the parts:

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/qtMZrH Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/qtMZrH/by_merchant/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Newegg) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Amazon) Thermal Compound: Prolimatech PK-3 Nano Aluminum High-Grade 1.5g Thermal Paste ($6.99 @ Amazon) Motherboard: Asus Z97-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg) Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($87.00 @ Amazon) Storage: Crucial MX100 512GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($189.99 @ Amazon) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Amazon) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 980 4GB Superclocked ACX 2.0 Video Card ($569.95 @ Amazon) Case: Thermaltake Core V51 ATX Mid Tower Case ($109.99 @ Amazon) Power Supply: XFX XTR 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($89.49 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: LG GH24NSC0B DVD/CD Writer ($12.99 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) ($96.99 @ Best Buy) Total: $1588.35 Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-11-28 13:26 EST-0500

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  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

everything looks great, I would just change the ram for gskill or corsair.

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

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Okay I can do that. Thanks!

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