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Christmas gift to myself!

unrealjello

61 months ago

This is my second build, the first was when I was 16 (5 years ago) so its time for an upgrade! I had bought some RAM recently and that is the RAM I have listed. My main question is: will I see a big preformance jump between 1333 and 1600 RAM? and also how does this build look?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor $229.77 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $19.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $74.99 @ Newegg
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory $0.00
Storage Sandisk Ultra II 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $54.99 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $51.85 @ OutletPC
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 4GB WINDFORCE 3X Video Card $329.99 @ Newegg
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $34.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $18.75 @ OutletPC
Case Fan Cooler Master R4-C2R-20AC-GP 69.0 CFM 120mm Fan $6.99 @ Directron
Case Fan Cooler Master R4-C2R-20AC-GP 69.0 CFM 120mm Fan $6.99 @ Directron
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $889.29
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-26 21:25 EST-0500

Comments

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't really look at the speed of the RAM, though it matters to some people. Here are my questions, are you going to overclock, and what's your budget range?

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't plan on overclocking and I was trying to stay under 900. Thanks for the reply!

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

This is what I came up with after some help with someone on /r/buildapc PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4590 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor $188.88 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $19.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard ASRock H97M PRO4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $69.99 @ Newegg
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory $0.00
Storage Sandisk Ultra II 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $54.99 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $51.85 @ OutletPC
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 4GB WINDFORCE 3X Video Card $329.98 @ NCIX US
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $19.99 @ NCIX US
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $18.75 @ OutletPC
Case Fan Cooler Master R4-C2R-20AC-GP 69.0 CFM 120mm Fan $5.91 @ NCIX US
Case Fan Cooler Master R4-C2R-20AC-GP 69.0 CFM 120mm Fan $5.91 @ NCIX US
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $826.23
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-27 00:14 EST-0500

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