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$1,600 build, i7-4790k, Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 Gaming, first timer needs help.

AdAltioraTendo

62 months ago

Below is a build I have been constructing for a few weeks and I would like some input on how compatible these components are and whether it represents a quality build. I am interested in whether I could save some money on any components and I appreciate all recommendations and suggestions.

I would also like to find an acceptably priced quality monitor ($150 - 250, 300 tops?) with specs relative to 1080p, 120hz, less than 4ms. There are so many options to choose from and it is difficult to find a great choice without consulting those with a lot of computer knowledge.

I will be using this build for gaming, video editing, other relatively heavy software such as Photoshop, and would like to maintain the potential for overclocking. This is my first build, as well.

Requirements: Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 Gaming GPU. Preferred black on blue or white on blue tone.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Vydq7P

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  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

this is a great build. I would probably change the ram for 1866 cas9

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-memory-cmy16gx3m2a1866c9r

on the monitor area Im not that experienced.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Great idea I'll change it now.

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