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First timer, building a gaming rig, looking for tips, etc.

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Hey as i said, im a first time builder. I would mainly be using this computer for gaming, (WoW) and possibly some video editing, but nothing to major. I would greatly appreciate any tips or advise you could offer, no matter how small. biggrin.gif thanks!

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1hV5r
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First thing to ask..... "your budget" and your goin to overclock or stock clock only?
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Ahh.. i did forget to put a budget.. the most id be willing to spend would be around $1000-$1100. I already have a monitor. And i dont really know much about overclocking things, so to start with stock clocked.. but if i learned a lot about it, maybe its a future thing.
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Ok so here is the build you should get, not even sure how you managed to get such a high price on the stuff you picked.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1i25A

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: Asus Z87-PLUS ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($151.87 @ Newegg)
Memory: Kingston XMP Blu Red Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($388.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: BitFenix Merc Alpha (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($45.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (32-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1066.78

And when your ready too overclock, you can buy an aftermarket cpu cooler.
Any questions just ask.
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for the given budget im goin to suggest in my own for you....

and here it is as follows ....

CPU : Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor

CPU Cooler : Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO

Motherboard : Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD4H ATX LGA1150

Memory : G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600

Storage : Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB

Video Card : PowerColor Radeon HD 7970 3GB

Power Supply : XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified

Optical Drive : LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer

O.S. : Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit)


Total Cost with discounts,mail in rebates and shipping cost is $1078.11

Here's the link in PCpartpicker http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1iAa4 .....

Hope you enjoy it thumb.gif
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