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opinions needed please

martinjorchard

62 months ago

This is going to be my first build, intended for use with the X plane 10 global flight sim. I would like to know your opinions, suggestions please! Thanks in advance, hers the list PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $219.99 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Corsair H80i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $87.55 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $161.98 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $99.98 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $124.95 @ OutletPC
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $51.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 980 4GB STRIX Video Card $569.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Corsair C70 Military Green (Green) ATX Mid Tower Case $114.99 @ Micro Center
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $79.48 @ Mwave
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $18.88 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) $88.98 @ OutletPC
Wireless Network Adapter TP-Link TL-WN722N 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter $13.65 @ Newegg
Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $28.03 @ NCIX US
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1634.94
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-08 21:07 EST-0500

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  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

is the graphics card a good choice, or should i go with something a bit better?

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