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Making a new PC, personally are there any changes you would make?

Building another PC, in fact this is going to be my second build. I have put a list together of the components I am willing to purchase. Just to note that this computer is mainly for gaming, and occasionally render high quality videos.

Here are the specifications for futuristic build:
Processor> Intel i5 4690K 3.5GHz Quad Core
Ram> Corsair Vengeance 16GB 4x4GB 1600MHz DDR3 (I know 2x8GB is going to better, but I already have a set of 2x4GB's)
Graphics Card> Asus GTX 770 Nvidia GeForce DirectCU II OC 2GB GDDR5
Power Supply> Corsair RM550 Gold+
Cooler> Corsair H80 Hydro Series Water Cooler
Hard Drive> Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 7200RPM
Motherboard> ASRock Mod Z97X Killer 1150 ATX

I've already purchased a case which is the Corsair Carbide Series 300R. The main objective of this thread is for people to personally comment on my futuristic build, if it's a positive review or negative one, tell me I'd like to know your guys opinions! Maybe you could start a debate on changing a component for my build, but of course you'll have to give me a good explanation. Thanks a lot for supporting :)
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  1. My suggestions would be to get the 970 instead of the 770, its quite a bit better and has 4 gb VRAM, and if possible add an SSD as well, I would recomend a Samsung 840 evo 250 gb. Other than that, solid build.
  2. ^I agree about the 970. It is so worth the extra dough. An SSD is an absolute necessity in any new build. I recommend Samsung 840/850 Pros or Crucial M series of at least 128GB. Just enough for your OS, apps and a game or two. The games and data that don't need as fast of storage can go on the spinner. Nice choices otherwise. :) ASRock Fatal1ty!
  3. Looks very good - only things that I would recommend are:

    Changing the HDD for a SEAGATE BARRACUDA 1TB as they are cheaper (only if you are worried about money)
    Upgrading the cooler to a h110 if you have the money (just for better preformance/OC)

    Other than that, your build looks pretty good!

    Hope this helps.
  4. for editing a 4790k would also be nice but if its just an occasional thing the 4690k will suffice
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    Jameson Clark said:
    for editing a 4790k would also be nice but if its just an occasional thing the 4690k will suffice


    True. BUT, games are starting to use more threads. When considering that consoles are multithreaded now, I see those extra threads coming in handy sooner rather than later. But for the money, you are better off with a Xeon 1230v3 for editing duties (awesome value by the way).
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