BitFenix Prodigy M MicroATX Build for a Developer

I am a new Developer fresh out of uni. I am wanting to set up a budget machine for myself at home. I will mainly be working on Web Development, .Net and Android. I will be running an Apache Server, PHP etc. I have came up with a reasonable build for my current budget and wanted a few opinions.

Approximate Purchase Date: Over the Next Month hopefully

Budget Range: $800-900 AUD ($700-$800 USD)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Web Development, App Development, Virtual Machines, Web Surfing, standard office work etc.

Are you buying a monitor: No

Parts to Upgrade: CPU, Motherboard, RAM, Case, PSU

Do you need to buy OS: No
Please note that if you're using an OEM license of Windows, you will need a new one when buying a new motherboard.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: PC CaseGear, MSY, UMART, ComputerAlliance (AUSTRALIA)

Location: Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Parts Preferences: BitFenix Prodigy M Fire Red as the Case, along with Intel Processor unless someone believes an AMD will serve me better

Overclocking: Maybe (Probably not but could consider it)

SLI or Crossfire: No (Don't believe it is necessary)

Additional Comments: Aiming for a nice neat looking PC that is also a feature. I already have a SSD, HDD, OS and all peripherals. I will eventually upgrade the RAM to 16GB and add a Graphics Card.

This is what I have picked myself so far:
PCPartPicker part list:
Price breakdown by merchant:

CPU: Intel Core i7-4790 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor ($399.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Motherboard: Asus H97M-E Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($125.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($119.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Case: BitFenix Prodigy M Fire Red MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($99.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($119.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Total: $861.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-01-11 22:03 EST+1100

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  1. If you are considering/wanting to overclock in the future you will need a "K" version CPU like the 4690k, and a Z97 motherboard.
  2. mas7873 said:
    If you are considering/wanting to overclock in the future you will need a "K" version CPU like the 4690k, and a Z97 motherboard.

    Thanks. I don't think I will it was more in a sense if someone recommended it. Any one else with opinions?
  3. Best answer
    Overclocking can be helpful at the expense of your CPU life. honestly, stay that with and slap on a nice CPU cooler. Since your going to be using it a lot, might as well get a good CPU cooler to increase the life of it.

    Hyper t4 might be a good option.
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