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2 years ago#1
First time building a PC. Gonna try to get as many parts as I can for cheap(er) on and around Black Friday.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/25PJt

The i7 and 16 gigs of RAM is for Sony Vegas and the 850 watt PSU is for a second 780 in the future.
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dongers
2 years ago#2
Solid build. Don't know what you can change to make it better. Perhaps the motherboard? But imo it's enough.
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2 years ago#3
Cool, glad to hear it. Just want to make sure I'm not missing anything obvious.
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dongers
2 years ago#4
Get a SSD.
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2 years ago#5
VIP86 posted...
Get a SSD.


That would be for the OS right?

Would that be something I could buy later and install fairly easily? I barely have the cash for the current part list.
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dongers
2 years ago#6
ADHDguitar posted...
VIP86 posted...
Get a SSD.


That would be for the OS right?

Would that be something I could buy later and install fairly easily? I barely have the cash for the current part list.


Yeah. It's foolproof.
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2 years ago#7
You need an SSD for something like Sony Vegas plus making your general use much better.
You also need a CPU cooler, don't go with the stock cooler.

I recommend a Phanteks PH-TC14PE, as it cools better than the Noctua NH-D14 and is ever so slightly louder (1-2 dB). But it doesn't look hideous like the Noctua.

Avoid closed loop coolers. The H110 doesn't beat the Phanteks but by maybe 3 degrees, but it's a LOT louder.
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2 years ago#8
PraetorXyn posted...
You need an SSD for something like Sony Vegas plus making your general use much better.
You also need a CPU cooler, don't go with the stock cooler.

I recommend a Phanteks PH-TC14PE, as it cools better than the Noctua NH-D14 and is ever so slightly louder (1-2 dB). But it doesn't look hideous like the Noctua.

Avoid closed loop coolers. The H110 doesn't beat the Phanteks but by maybe 3 degrees, but it's a LOT louder.


Okay, a few people said I wouldn't need a cooler unless I overclocked but I'll look into getting one sooner than that.

And for the SSD would I just install programs that I used a lot on it? (Like Vegas, Photoshop and the OS)
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dongers
2 years ago#9
ADHDguitar posted...

And for the SSD would I just install programs that I used a lot on it? (Like Vegas, Photoshop and the OS)

Yes, that's the most common way people use SSDs since they don't have a lot of space.
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2 years ago#10
I wouldn't bother with the SSD unless you had plenty of money to throw around.
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