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Haven't Built in a Long time

nickdave311

62 months ago

Planning to build out a fresh new PC and not reuse any current parts. I am pretty set on My CPU, Video Card, SSD, OS, and case. Does this look good? Please give me your honest feedback!!! :) I know the PSU is probably overkill but I really would like a full modular.

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 $29.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard ASRock Z97 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $111.95 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $121.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $109.00 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $69.99 @ Amazon
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 970 4GB STRIX Video Card $334.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Antec Nine Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case $69.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $59.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer $29.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) $84.14 @ OutletPC
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1216.90
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-11-30 23:05 EST-0500

Comments

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks good to me, what are you doing with it?

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Primarily WoW or whatever other games peak my interest. I try to build for the future too.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

No technical issues seen. Personally, not a big fan of ASRock brand due to designs in the past.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

I've never used them. Any suggestions? I have used asus and evga in the past.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

The top tier manufacturers ASUS, GIGABYTE and MSI is usually a safe choice. Barring issues due to poor quality control and/or damage during shipment, selections typically come down to which model has the features that you need/want. e.g. Heavy usage of USB 3.0 would mean having mobo like ASUS with UASP support for performance.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

looks good man ,I would probably change to windows 8 .your PSU seeps to be ok .I think you can get way with 8 gb (4x2).

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Why win 8?

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

you don't wanna stuck in the past with win 7 they are going to stop the support for win 7 in 2 or 3 years ,and win 8 have a lot of features by default that you don't have in 7 .its completely up to you

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