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Help me make the most of my $$$. First time builder, suggestions needed

ZTBeast

62 months ago

Would you change anything? (I am trying to keep the price at or under $1200)

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
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 $32.36 @ NCIX US
Motherboard Asus Z97-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $124.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $59.38 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial M500 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $77.74 @ B&H
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $53.98 @ Newegg
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 970 4GB STRIX Video Card $361.78 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $58.30 @ Newegg
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
Other ENERMAX Ostrog GT $49.99
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1165.62
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-11-29 10:21 EST-0500

Comments

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

I am curious as to how people respond to the video card vs processor combo. I really have no idea how to get the appropriate combo for those two.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

I wouldn't change anything.

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