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Anything I should change?

krizpers

62 months ago

The power supply I had owned from a previous build so I don't mind keeping that the way it is, but I am looking for input on this. I am building it to be a gaming rig. I would like to bring it down 100$ or so... Also even if it brings it up a few dollars is there a more efficient CPU cooler I should be looking at?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $219.98 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $29.98 @ OutletPC
Motherboard *ASRock Z97 EXTREME4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $129.99 @ Micro Center
Memory Mushkin Stealth 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $88.98 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $73.00 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $51.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 970 4GB ACX 2.0 Video Card (2-Way SLI) $334.98 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 970 4GB ACX 2.0 Video Card (2-Way SLI) $334.98 @ SuperBiiz
Case Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $50.94 @ Mwave
Power Supply Antec HCG M 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $96.24 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) $88.98 @ OutletPC
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1499.54
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-10 01:00 EST-0500

Comments

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

I would get at least 256 on the SSD.

Have you seen the Hybrid hDD. You can get 1TB for $85. Look up the Antec PSU and make sure it's on the Tier 1 list. I doubt it is at that price. Why screw up your nice equipment with a very cheap PSU that might fry parts.

What state are you in? If you are in California Superbiiz, Microcenter, NCIX charge tax. Amazon/Newegg charge tax most places. OutletPC charge $6.95 shipping but sometimes it is still cheaper than buying from Amazon/newegg with the tax.

I ordered from B&H (NY) only charges tax for NY & NJ.

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  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Is there a better cpu cooler I should look into? Also if I bought 16GB of RAM what would you recommend?

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  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

I program a lot but that is it, besides gaming. I wouldn't be doing much video editing I don't think. So the 8 GB should work just fine?

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