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#1I_see_a_ninjaPosted 10/4/2013 1:13:38 PM
Because I am a new noob at this, can anyone recommend software(s) I should download to my computer? I already downloaded Microsoft Essential, Java, ITunes, VLC, and chrome; is there anything else I should install?

Just in case you were wondering about specs:

1T 7200 RPM
GTX 770 4g
128 Samsung Pro
650 Seasonic
i7 4770K
16g memory
Asus z87 Pro 1150
#2LostHisHardcorePosted 10/4/2013 1:15:46 PM
according to Microsoft MSE is rubbish, however with regards to what else you need just let the software you choose accumulate with time
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#3DinglesteedPosted 10/4/2013 1:18:27 PM
Steam
CPU-Z
HWMonitor
Origin (if you need it for any games)



Free Dolphin Screensaver???
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Playing: Dragon's Crown, MLB the Show 13, Pikmin 3, Project X Zone, ETS2
3DS FC: 2191-7639-5571
#4Dirk85UKPosted 10/4/2013 1:25:40 PM
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#5knightimexPosted 10/4/2013 1:31:11 PM
I_see_a_ninja posted...
Because I am a new noob at this, can anyone recommend software(s) I should download to my computer? I already downloaded Microsoft Essential, Java, ITunes, VLC, and chrome; is there anything else I should install?

Just in case you were wondering about specs:

1T 7200 RPM
GTX 770 4g
128 Samsung Pro
650 Seasonic
i7 4770K
16g memory
Asus z87 Pro 1150


How much did each of those parts cost?
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Games I'm currently playing: Final Fantasy 9 (ps1), Serious Sam 3 BFE (pc)
#6DinglesteedPosted 10/4/2013 1:35:22 PM
knightimex posted...
I_see_a_ninja posted...
Because I am a new noob at this, can anyone recommend software(s) I should download to my computer? I already downloaded Microsoft Essential, Java, ITunes, VLC, and chrome; is there anything else I should install?

Just in case you were wondering about specs:

1T 7200 RPM
GTX 770 4g
128 Samsung Pro
650 Seasonic
i7 4770K
16g memory
Asus z87 Pro 1150


How much did each of those parts cost?


Just guessing:

1T 7200 RPM - $75
GTX 770 4g - $450
128 Samsung Pro - $130
650 Seasonic - $100
i7 4770K - $340
16g memory - $150
Asus z87 Pro 1150 - $220
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Playing: Dragon's Crown, MLB the Show 13, Pikmin 3, Project X Zone, ETS2
3DS FC: 2191-7639-5571
#7I_see_a_ninja(Topic Creator)Posted 10/4/2013 1:50:15 PM
Dinglesteed posted...
knightimex posted...
I_see_a_ninja posted...
Because I am a new noob at this, can anyone recommend software(s) I should download to my computer? I already downloaded Microsoft Essential, Java, ITunes, VLC, and chrome; is there anything else I should install?

Just in case you were wondering about specs:

1T 7200 RPM
GTX 770 4g
128 Samsung Pro
650 Seasonic
i7 4770K
16g memory
Asus z87 Pro 1150


How much did each of those parts cost?


Just guessing:

1T 7200 RPM - $75
GTX 770 4g - $450
128 Samsung Pro - $130
650 Seasonic - $100
i7 4770K - $340
16g memory - $150
Asus z87 Pro 1150 - $220


CPU Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core (Microcenter Override) $279.99
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing $29.99
Motherboard Asus Z87-PRO ATX LGA1150 $179.98
Memory Patriot Viper 3 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 $89.68
Storage Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" SSD $122.99
Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM $89.99
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 770 4GB $449.99
Case Cooler Master Storm Stryker (White) ATX Full Tower $149.99
Power Supply SeaSonic 650W ATX12V / EPS12V $99.99
Optical Drive Samsung SN-208BB DVD/CD Writer $32.19
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) $89.98
Monitor Asus VN247H-P 23.6" $178.99
#8I_see_a_ninja(Topic Creator)Posted 10/4/2013 1:52:17 PM
LostHisHardcore posted...
according to Microsoft MSE is rubbish, however with regards to what else you need just let the software you choose accumulate with time


What would you recommend?
#9EpicKingdom_Posted 10/4/2013 1:54:18 PM
Everything mentioned in the first two posts.
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#10I_see_a_ninja(Topic Creator)Posted 10/4/2013 1:54:20 PM
Dinglesteed posted...
Steam
CPU-Z
HWMonitor
Origin (if you need it for any games)



Free Dolphin Screensaver???


Sorry, but because I'm very new to this. What would be considered good specs once it's CPU-Z is running?