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[Build Ready]: Opinion on this build please?

#1Deaths_BladePosted 9/20/2013 9:40:35 AM
Looking to build a gaming PC for about 600 [$950'ish]. Already got the OS and other stuff, just wanted someone to double check this build. Another poster suggested I check Reddit, but they seem to have lots of topics but few commentators:

http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/1EJRw

No overclocking, ideally want to run Witcher 3 on at least medium [http://www.game-debate.com/games/index.php?g_id=3443&game=The%20Witcher%20III].

Thx.
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#2mrCubePosted 9/20/2013 10:02:04 AM
Looks good, but you should really really consider a SSD. It seems like a waste to not have one in a new system.
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#330aught6Posted 9/20/2013 10:13:51 AM
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Have to second that; at least get a small one as a boot drive for your OS, if you can afford it.
But, for your particular budget, I think you did well.

Oh, and how are you going to cool your CPU? You don't need to get a Noctua cooler or anything outrageous, but I would advise against using any stock cooler that Intel provides.

Good luck to you.
#4NicodimusPosted 9/20/2013 10:14:35 AM
If you're not overclocking, you have no need for a Z87 motherboard. Get an H87 instead and save some money.
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#5Deaths_Blade(Topic Creator)Posted 9/20/2013 10:17:30 AM(edited)
mrCube posted...
Looks good, but you should really really consider a SSD. It seems like a waste to not have one in a new system.


Sorry, looks good as in "Will probably run Witcher 3" or "Will probably work without blowing up?"

And I should clarify: I didn't design this build, another user did. I can assemble computers, but I haven't designed one in a long time.

So, what do I need when selecting an SSD, or a core fan, or a motherboard? Can you post an example, or tell me what I need to worry about e.g. physical size, interface]
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#6reincarnator07Posted 9/20/2013 10:21:51 AM
Drop down to a nice h87 motherboard and pick up a proper heat sink. Although the extra cooling isn't needed, the stock fan is loud imo. If you could get another 50 together, I'd say skip on that and stick an SSD in it. Apart from that, good build.
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#7Deaths_Blade(Topic Creator)Posted 9/20/2013 10:24:23 AM
reincarnator07 posted...
Drop down to a nice h87 motherboard and pick up a proper heat sink. Although the extra cooling isn't needed, the stock fan is loud imo. If you could get another 50 together, I'd say skip on that and stick an SSD in it. Apart from that, good build.


Sorry, as I've said before: I don't know how to select components. Could you please link to the MB, fan and SSD you suggest? And I can probably scrape together for an SSD, its a good idea.
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#8ECOsvaldoPosted 9/20/2013 10:30:38 AM
Check this build out -> http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/1FMQU
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#9Deaths_Blade(Topic Creator)Posted 9/20/2013 11:28:49 PM
Bump:

Links to suitable replacement MB, SSD and fan/heat sink would be appreciated, or tell me what spec i need when selecting them.
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#102Dhas_a_MIGRANEPosted 9/20/2013 11:36:16 PM
Deaths_Blade posted...
Bump:

Links to suitable replacement MB, SSD and fan/heat sink would be appreciated, or tell me what spec i need when selecting them.


I would suggest an H87 board but it seems like switching wouldn't save you any money anyway unless you went with an MATX board which you really shouldn't do unless you need to save space. You don't need a different heatsink than the one that comes with the CPU since you aren't overclocking. As for an SSD this is a good option

http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/samsung-internal-hard-drive-mz7te120bw
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