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Rate my improved hypothetical build.

#1harcoreblazerPosted 7/23/2014 12:42:09 PM
Changed some stuff and removed useless parts, might change the monitor for something with higher refresh rate and maybe 100$ cheaper.

Also i'm not sure if to remove the SSD to save me 300 hypothetical bucks, and add that part hypothetically later.

Also, is Windows 8.1 Pro good for gaming? or should i go down to Home to save me some bucks more?

Also not sure if i should add a high-quality speaker system, i always play with headphones on so i'm not sure.

Could also factor an Xbox One controller (For those games that suck with a K&M) although the man focus of this hypothetical build would be playing Elite: Dangerous, hence why i may also get a Oculus Rift (Since i feel a monitor wouldn't do enough justice to the game, and i was told not all games supported triple monitors, and that a max of 2 is better just for multi-tasking).

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Retrohunter95/saved/LLNgXL
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#2ShubPosted 7/23/2014 12:47:43 PM
At the risk of being pedantic, there is no Windows 8.1 Home, there's only Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Pro. There's Enterprise, too, but you can't buy that, so let's not talk about it.
Whether or not you have Pro has absolutely no effect on gaming.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_8_editions for a list of features that Pro has. Chances are you don't need any of them.
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#3harcoreblazer(Topic Creator)Posted 7/23/2014 12:50:40 PM
Shub posted...
At the risk of being pedantic, there is no Windows 8.1 Home, there's only Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Pro. There's Enterprise, too, but you can't buy that, so let's not talk about it.
Whether or not you have Pro has absolutely no effect on gaming.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_8_editions for a list of features that Pro has. Chances are you don't need any of them.


So i'll just change to Windows 8.1, thanks.

Also, should i go 1920x1080 to save some bucks, or go with the 2560x1080 resolution monitor?

I know there's black bars on the second one though.
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#4Pyro_YuyPosted 7/23/2014 1:07:16 PM
I don't like the xbone controller as much as the 360. If to you use headphones don't get the speakers. What size ssd are you getting?
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#5harcoreblazer(Topic Creator)Posted 7/23/2014 1:19:13 PM
Pyro_Yuy posted...
I don't like the xbone controller as much as the 360. If to you use headphones don't get the speakers. What size ssd are you getting?


Decided against the SSD to save money, could add it in the future though.

What would be your reason? i never used an Xbox controller for PC gaming (Only my PS3 one) but i heard Xbox controllers were the best for that.

As for headpones and the speakers, i think the monitor i chose has them integrated (?), but it's kind of a what-if in case something happens to the headphones (And for that price it better doesn't, but then again that is to be said about this hypothetical build).
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#6hastergPosted 7/23/2014 1:39:37 PM
-Bought Micro-ATX H87 board for 4770K. H87 does not support overclocking
-$40 DVD drive is too expensive. Something like this should be fine : http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asus-optical-drive-drw24f1st
- You'd probably want a better CPU cooler if you're planning on overclocking, otherwise dont get a "K" processor


Just suggestions
#7harcoreblazer(Topic Creator)Posted 7/23/2014 2:30:23 PM
hasterg posted...
-Bought Micro-ATX H87 board for 4770K. H87 does not support overclocking
-$40 DVD drive is too expensive. Something like this should be fine : http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asus-optical-drive-drw24f1st
- You'd probably want a better CPU cooler if you're planning on overclocking, otherwise dont get a "K" processor


Just suggestions


Done.
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#8Pyro_YuyPosted 7/23/2014 2:38:31 PM
Amazon has a decent deal for the 4770k today.
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