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[-Others-] CPU Build Review (need some help)
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Hi everyone. This is my first time building a gaming PC. I have done some research and found out these parts are the best bang for your buck. please feel free to recommend me on different parts and stuff. This will be my last modification before i purchase my new PC parts day after tomorrow. My budget is below 1k
I am buying some parts from different sources so prices are not really according to canada computer's

Power supply:
Corsair CS650M CS Modular 80 Plus GOLD-RATE 650W 12V Power Supply - $60

Cooler Master HAF 922 ATX Mid Tower Case Black 5X5.25 5X3.5INT Front 2XUSB3.0 *No PSU* $70

ASUS DRW-24F1ST 24X SATA DVD Writer Black $18

i5 4670k - $220

MOBO: have not decided yet need help on this part prefer below $130

(CPU/MOBO combos are about $400 i5 +decent mobo) so i decided to buy the parts seperate, could not find a decent deal for $350 ish)

Samsung 840 EVO Series MZ-7TE120BW 120GB 2.5in SATA III Internal SSD Single Unit Version - $80

ASUS Radeon R9 280X OC 1070MHZ 3GB 6.4GHZ GDDR5 2xDVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Video Card - $200 (4month used card)

G.SKILL Ripjaws X F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL 8GB 2X4GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Memory - $90

PS- A lot of people recommended me mx100-250gb ssd, but i am able to get free warranty with $80-samsung ssd, so i decided to stick with samsung's 840 evo ssd.

If anyone have any suggestion or reviews about certain product feel free to leave me a message please

Also im still not sure if its worth buying used r9 280x graphic's card for $200..hmm hard decision Sad I really want to get the best bang for my buck
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08-04-2014 03:46 AM
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RE: CPU Build Review (need some help)
Hi oh! and thanks for not being just another spam bot Tongue

used R9: as long as the previous owner wasn't pummelling this card as a bitcoin miner (as most used AMD cards are recently), I would take it instantly.

Crucial vs Samsung... choice is yours. but ... at 150bucks plus value of free WatchDogs??

MOBO: ...can't give higher recommend. immaculate board. great features and OC capacity.

applause to your choice of Chassis... I've had a HAF and it served me very well.
but ... really really take a hard look at the Phantek Enthoo Pro.
120bucks of pure class. and when you're ready to watercool... slappity slap... blamo no problemo.

also, just a side note... please get a decent heatsink for that 4670K.
you cannot use the Intel one that's included... its a sin.

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RE: CPU Build Review (need some help)
If the seller of the card has a good reputation ask him what he used it for, don't even contact him he he doesn't.

The Intel cooler is okay if you have a close case not an open case like you do, get something bigger and if you plan to overclock a bit go with the biggest you can.

Intel i5-2500k @4.0GHz
Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3
Asus GTX570 @850/1700/4000MHz 1001mV
Corsair Vengeance 8Gb @1600MHz
Corsair 500R
Corsair AX850
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