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Gaming build for my wife

JJnotstrike

62 months ago

My wife is returning from deployment in roughly two months and I'm looking to set up a sweet build for us to game together. She doesn't need the same horsepower that I need for audio production and editing, but here's a run down of what I'm looking at getting her. (Sorry, I'm on my phone)

I5 4690 (Locked) Asus H97 Plus Mini ITX Mobo G Skill 1600mhz 8GB Ram Crucial MX100 256 GB SSD Seagate Barracuda 1 TB EVGA Superclocked GTX 970 Cooler Master 130 Mini ITX case

I have a couple other parts that I'm going to put on it, but I just wanted to get an opinion on the core setup. Trying to stay in the area of $1000-$1200. She has no clue how to overclock and doesn't really need expansion room. This will be 90% pure gaming and 10% Web stuff. I just want to build her a really sweet powerful machine that'll handle anything she wants to play.

What do you guys think?

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  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

looks good, but I wouldn't worry too much about not knowing how to overclock

Nowadays quite a lot of motherboards come with a feature where all you have to do is push a button and it will do a safe overclock for you. It isn't always perfect, but that sounds pretty darned easy to me. ;P

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

No technical issues seen with core selection.

  • 62 months ago
  • 0 points

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/LeisurelyMink98/saved/f8VLrH

I know that its over your budget but it can handle almost all games at ultra settings.

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

With 60 FPS

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