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User Info: GamerXGamer

GamerXGamer
3 years ago#1
http://pcpartpicker.com/user/StealthyDoom/saved/2o50

Any improvements? Don't need peripherals or OS.

User Info: Knight2520

Knight2520
3 years ago#2
Little overboard on the PSU. I would recommend a modular unit instead too.

Other than that it looks good.
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GamerXGamer
3 years ago#3
Futureproofing, may SLI in the future. Did not like the price point of modular and opted for semi. with good cable management would it make that much of a difference?

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aak57
3 years ago#4
Eh, for that much money I'd get a better cooler than an EVO 212 (maybe the H60 2013 version). I'd also probably opt for a 7970 instead of the 770. I don't know much about the PSU, but if it has a good manufacturer then I think it's a good buy even if overkill (since the other store prices lead me to believe it's a good price).
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OmegaDL50
3 years ago#5
Unless you plan to SLI or do massive overclocking you won't need a 850w power supply (Also that brand is very questionable) in fact that system as is won't draw more then 500w TOTAL.

In fact even with a 650w PSU you could still SLI and do a mild OC comfortably. Also that rams heat spreaders sit rather high and may create a clearance issue with your Hyper 212 cooler.

CPU is fine, motherboard is fine. No problems with the case (It's the same one I have)
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User Info: Nicodimus

Nicodimus
3 years ago#6
GamerXGamer posted...
http://pcpartpicker.com/user/StealthyDoom/saved/2o50

Any improvements? Don't need peripherals or OS.


That build is very nice, but I have 2 minor tweaking thoughts.

-That PSU is seriously overkill. Even if you SLI another 770 in there, it only estimates 654W usage. It doesn't hurt anything, but I'd get a 750W 80 Plus Bronze PSU instead.

-If you have (or will have soon) a 1440p monitor, a 120 Hz monitor, or multiple monitors, I think it's worth the extra $50 to get the 4GB version of the same card you have. Pushing more pixels takes more VRAM.
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User Info: Captain_Drek

Captain_Drek
3 years ago#7
Knight2520 posted...
Little overboard on the PSU. I would recommend a modular unit instead too.

Other than that it looks good.


This. You gave it almost 2x what it needs. I'd grab a 500 or a 550 modular unit.
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aak57
3 years ago#8
Guys, 850W is indeed overkill but if it's quality unit, $90 for a modular PSU is not far from what he was looking at anyway.
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User Info: maybecalls

maybecalls
3 years ago#9
So, quad core non-HT CPUs are still considered to be good choices for new gaming PC builds? Good to know.

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Knight2520
3 years ago#10
From: GamerXGamer | #003
Futureproofing, may SLI in the future. Did not like the price point of modular and opted for semi. with good cable management would it make that much of a difference?


Not really unless you have serious cable OCD. Looks like a good build then.

From: maybecalls | #009
So, quad core non-HT CPUs are still considered to be good choices for new gaming PC builds? Good to know.


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