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First PC build. Any opinion?

Tetsuakumax

62 months ago

Planning on building my first Pc. Any parts you would change and reason would be appreciated. Thanks

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $291.97 @ DirectCanada
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $35.62 @ DirectCanada
Motherboard Asus B85M-E/CSM Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $103.47 @ DirectCanada
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $91.95 @ DirectCanada
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $71.27 @ DirectCanada
Video Card Asus Radeon R9 270 2GB DirectCU II Video Card $198.44 @ Vuugo
Case Zalman Z9 ATX Mid Tower Case $100.00 @ Amazon Canada
Power Supply EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $45.98 @ NCIX
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer $20.41 @ Vuugo
Monitor BenQ GW2255 60Hz 21.5" Monitor $137.98 @ Canada Computers
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1097.09
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-23 20:50 EST-0500

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  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

Give me 10 minutes, and I'll make you an amazing part list! ;)

  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $253.89 @ DirectCanada
Motherboard ASRock Z97M Anniversary Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $97.50 @ Vuugo
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $94.98 @ Newegg Canada
Storage A-Data Premier Pro SP900 64GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $56.61 @ DirectCanada
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $61.98 @ DirectCanada
Video Card Asus Radeon R9 280X 3GB DirectCU II Video Card $288.95 @ Vuugo
Case Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $44.98 @ Newegg Canada
Power Supply Rosewill Hive 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $73.98 @ Newegg Canada
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer $17.75 @ Vuugo
Monitor BenQ GW2255 60Hz 21.5" Monitor $119.99 @ Canada Computers
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1110.61
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-23 21:16 EST-0500
  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

The Z97 chipset allows for overclocking, and the solid state drive will let you boot up in seconds. Better power supply, and the 280X is one of the best price to performance graphics card for 1080P.

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  • 62 months ago
  • 1 point

I do plan to overclock it.

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