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Revised Gaming build, please help.

craft35

61 months ago

I have been researching parts for the past couple months and i keep posting my build with different opinions and i would like to purchase these parts within the next week. I would like to overclock and get high performance on games. So What would better this build? Or is it just fine as it is? I do not want to regret any of my purchases, or post my build when it is complete and have people saying i could have done better. Thank you for your responses!

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/craft35/saved/WfdgXL

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  • 61 months ago
  • 2 points

It looks good. If you are overclocking, maybe go with higher frequency RAM. Ones below are same price as ones in your build, but up to you.

Example 1866Mhz: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gskill-memory-f31866c9d8gab

Example 2133Mhz: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gskill-memory-f32133c9d8gxl

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

I agree i think i will go with the 2133mhz gskill, would anyone else change anything?

  • 61 months ago
  • 2 points

Added build below for you. i5-4690k is plenty to run all you want, so would be a wash if kept that cpu and got the more expensive monitor.

  • 61 months ago
  • 2 points

Also, not to add confusion, but you could move up to i7-4790k for less money than your build. Different case, but still nice; different monitor, but still high-rated for gaming with 1ms; and different RAM with higher frequency actually.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $279.99 @ Micro Center
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $89.98 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Asus Z97-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $129.99 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory $69.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial MX100 256GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $104.99 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $53.97 @ OutletPC
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card $359.99 @ Amazon
Case Corsair Carbide Series 300R Windowed ATX Mid Tower Case $74.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply SeaSonic 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $89.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $16.99 @ Newegg
Monitor Asus VN247H-P 23.6" Monitor $164.99 @ Amazon
Wireless Network Adapter TP-Link TL-WDN4800 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter $36.77 @ Amazon
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1472.63
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-01-07 21:30 EST-0500
  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

I actually already received the monitor as a gift, but i heard that An I7 is not necessary for gaming? So would u recommend the sniper series over the ripjaws?

  • 61 months ago
  • 2 points

Nope. 4690k is a fantastic processor and all you need really. Therefore..just RAM as originally said and you are more than good to go.

  • 61 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks man, i appreciate the help!

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