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Kruilty

61 months ago

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/8WdM23 All that's needed is MOBO/GPU -and/or CPU cooler. Am looking to OC, but can wait on that if able to get better bang/buck. SSD isnt needed right away can get one later or get it now? Keep it under $1750. I had 2-R9-270x's on this build , but not sure which to go with mobo and GPU.

She's into gaming with lots of streaming and lots of video editing and pic editing.

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  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

SSD isnt needed right away can get one later or get it now?

can get one later though I left enough room in the build below for one if you wish

Anyhow, here's what I came up with

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $249.99 @ Micro Center
CPU Cooler Corsair H55 57.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $64.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI Z97-GAMING 5 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $145.88 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill Sniper Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $149.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Video Card $349.99 @ NCIX US
Case Corsair SPEC-02 ATX Mid Tower Case $44.99 @ Micro Center
Power Supply EVGA 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $89.99 @ NCIX US
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $18.75 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) $89.98 @ OutletPC
Monitor Asus VS229H-P 21.5" Monitor $137.99 @ SuperBiiz
Monitor Asus VS229H-P 21.5" Monitor $137.99 @ SuperBiiz
Keyboard Corsair Vengeance K70 Wired Gaming Keyboard $109.95 @ Newegg
Mouse Perixx MX-2000 Wired Laser Mouse $29.99 @ Newegg
Headphones Creative Labs Creative Fatal1ty Headset $22.99 @ Amazon
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1673.45
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-25 19:43 EST-0500

I assume she'll be playing games on only one of the two monitors so the GTX970 should be enough for that; can SLI down the line if needed. Only has 1 DVI-D, 1 DVI-I, 1 HDMI, and 1 DisplayPort, though.. If you need more than that then the Gigabyte card has 2 more DisplayPorts on it

Squeezed in a top-tier, 80+ Gold rated, fully modular PSU for ~$10 more and, bonus, it's an 850W one :p

Liquid cooler, stays quiet and has a good OC potential I believe

Faster RAM for just $5 more

Best part: all of this should fit with the red/black thing going on with the case

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

I think everything you have is great, though I would recommend to him a WD Black Hard Drive for sure. Maybe even get a 2TB. Video editing/rendering takes up a lot of space. The seagate MIGHT bottleneck the entire system. Also, it will increase load speed of games nd ****.

Another thing is the SSD. It's usually easier to get the SSD right away and put your OS on it. IMO, spend the monies now because you'll save a lot of time for later. 120 Gigs should do it. You can put the OS and some of your major video editing/rendering apps on it :)

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Though it's okay to get a SSD later, it will be a little pain in the butt migrating the OS to it. About TehGuy's list, I'm not liking the 850W PSU, I think 750 should be enough considering all the upgrades down the road. And I'd suggest to up that headset just a bit.

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