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Theoretical Pc Build ?

I would like to build my first pc sometime soon. My budget is around $1350.
Here is my list on PC Part Picker :http://pcpartpicker.com/user/mckinstryt/saved/4ykm

My worries are that the graphics car will not fit with the Hyper 212 and I also wonder if the Case I'm using is large enough. Please Help and give advice on any improvements. Thanks!
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  1. Will work fine, don't need 750w for that go with a 650 maximum for that. Get it from Seasonic, XFX, or Corsair, but not the CX series.
  2. I don't know about space though, never used that case
  3. Here, this is better.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($234.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.95 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($153.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: A-Data XPG V1.0 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Storage: A-Data Premier Pro SP600 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($88.97 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Superclocked ACX Video Card ($334.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Corsair 500R White ATX Mid Tower Case ($112.98 @ Best Buy)
    Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 650W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1348.80
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-02 10:37 EDT-0400)
  4. Best answer
    Here is what I came up with.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($234.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-U9B SE2 37.9 CFM CPU Cooler ($46.98 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($134.99 @ NCIX US)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($129.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($114.99 @ Micro Center)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($83.98 @ Best Buy)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB TWIN FROZR Video Card ($319.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master CM 690 II (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($74.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic M12II 850W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($109.99 @ Amazon)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $1355.84
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-02 10:39 EDT-0400)

    You can shave some bucks if you don't plan to SLI and lower the PSU but stick to Finfin's brand recommendations. The 770 will fit in the case you chose (did some research). The Noctua cooler will give you a little better OC but you can stick with the 212. I lowered the SSD to 128 which will be plenty for OS and commonly used programs (considering the 2TB HDD). You don't really need a gold+ unless you are deeply concerned about electric bill (usually less than $5 savings a month). Just my two cents but have made plenty building systems :)
  5. I wouldn't get the R9 290. Even though it's faster than the GTX 770, all Nvidia cards are coming included with a Watch Dogs, a very good game.
  6. Thanks alot Man!
  7. Sure. No problem bud. Happy PC'ing :)
  8. I think this is what i am going to use:

    http://pcpartpicker.com/user/mckinstryt/saved/4ykm

    Any more advice?
    Look Good?
  9. Sure man, looks good. How much rendering/video editing do you do. If you don't do this you could drop to 8GB RAM (2x4GB) to save a bit. 8GB is plenty for right now in the gaming world and you could add another 2 sticks later if need be.
  10. cball1311 said:
    Sure man, looks good. How much rendering/video editing do you do. If you don't do this you could drop to 8GB RAM (2x4GB) to save a bit. 8GB is plenty for right now in the gaming world and you could add another 2 sticks later if need be.


    It is primarily for gaming. Should i just get 8 gb? Should i use all slots on My board or just 2. Does my board have 4
  11. Just use two then two later. This provides support for dual channel memory R/W provided by the motherboard.
  12. cball1311 said:
    Just use two then two later. This provides support for dual channel memory R/W provided by the motherboard.


    Thanks, So just to clarify just get 8 gigs 2 dimms now and eventually upgrade with 2 more of the same kind so i have 16 4 dimms?
  13. Yep. Will do just fine.
  14. cball1311 said:
    Yep. Will do just fine.


    Will i have enough SATA cables for an OD, SSD, HD

    And will my psu have cables for my gpu
  15. Finfin15 said:
    Will work fine, don't need 750w for that go with a 650 maximum for that. Get it from Seasonic, XFX, or Corsair, but not the CX series.



    What is wrong about the cx series
  16. If you plan on OC, get faster RAM.

    Also, what's wrong with CX?

    Update: and drop the DVD unless you have a specific reason.
  17. mckinstryt said:
    cball1311 said:
    Yep. Will do just fine.


    Will i have enough SATA cables for an OD, SSD, HD

    And will my psu have cables for my gpu


    Yes and Yes. Each drive should come with a SATA cable and the PSU will have at least 2-2x8(2 breakaway) PCIe power cables.
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