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1100 dollar 4670K + GTX 760 planned gaming build

post #1 of 7
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Hello,
I'm currently trying to make a new build for gaming with 1100 dollar budget (preferably lower) and I have some questions.
Here is my build:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($28.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($149.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.08 @ TigerDirect)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($133.95 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($259.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1071.95
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-29 11:09 EDT-0400)

So, here are my questions:
1. Is everything compatible?
2. Is it worth getting 1866 MHz RAM instead of 1600MHz for gaming, i. e. will I get any FPS difference?
3. I want to have the possibility to go GTX760 SLI later and I read that 700 - 750W PSU is minimum for that. So I am choosing between Corsair TX750M and LEPA G750-MAS. Which is better?
I am leaning towards Lepa PSU (I added Corsair one to parts list because I couldn't find Lepa in PC Part Picker). Corsair is a bit more expensive and only 80 PLUS Bronze, while LEPA is cheaper and Gold rated. Or maybe there is better modular PSU under 100 dollars?
4. Is GTX 760 enough for games at 1920x1200 resolution?
5. Will this CPU cooler allow me to overclock 4670K to about 4.2-4.4 GHz (assuming the chip itself is average)?
6. As for the display, I will probably get Dell U2412M. Is it any good?
7. Any other suggestions?

P.S. I will be buying this PC in Europe.

Thanks for your help in advance thumb.gif
My Gaming PC
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-4670K Gigabyte Z87X-D3H Gigabyte GTX 760 Corsair Vengeance Low Profile 2x4GB 1866 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 Pro 128 GB Western Digital Blue 1TB Cooler Master Hyper 212 Windows 8 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2412M Logitech K200 Corsair HX750 Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 
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Logitech G400 
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Intel i5-4670K Gigabyte Z87X-D3H Gigabyte GTX 760 Corsair Vengeance Low Profile 2x4GB 1866 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 Pro 128 GB Western Digital Blue 1TB Cooler Master Hyper 212 Windows 8 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2412M Logitech K200 Corsair HX750 Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 
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Logitech G400 
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post #2 of 7
1. Yes
2. No
3. 750 watts is plenty for two gtx 760's in sli. There are better options for the psu though. These two psu's are supposed to be decent. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/16yqz and http://pcpartpicker.com/p/fNDA
4. Yes with medium/high settings.
5. Get the silverstone argon ar 01 which is around the same price. You wont be able to get really high overclocks with either coolers but the silverstone cooler is better then the hyper 212.
6. I would not reccomend that screen for gaming as it is an ips monitor with a high response time. Look for an LED monitor with a 1 or 2 ms response time
7. Other then what i have suggested changing, that looks like a decent build thumb.gif

One other thing. Samsung are releasing thier new EVO ssd's which are faster then the pro ssd's so i would reccomend checking those out.
Edited by South80 - 7/29/13 at 1:37pm
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post #3 of 7
Well everything looks good togather

I suggest keeping the PSU and in future go Sli if u feel like playing at maximum settings all games biggrin.gif

The Ram 1866 mhz will help with min fps but not too much vs 1600mhz it will be 2-3 fps Maximum 5fps increase in the minimum fps so it will help bit to keep the game smooth
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post #4 of 7
Thread Starter 
Thanks for your replies, +rep. So in my final build I changed SSD to Evo and everything else as in the first post. But just for sake of curiosity, can you help me make similar build with GTX 770 under the same budget?
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-4670K Gigabyte Z87X-D3H Gigabyte GTX 760 Corsair Vengeance Low Profile 2x4GB 1866 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 Pro 128 GB Western Digital Blue 1TB Cooler Master Hyper 212 Windows 8 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2412M Logitech K200 Corsair HX750 Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 
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Logitech G400 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-4670K Gigabyte Z87X-D3H Gigabyte GTX 760 Corsair Vengeance Low Profile 2x4GB 1866 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 Pro 128 GB Western Digital Blue 1TB Cooler Master Hyper 212 Windows 8 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2412M Logitech K200 Corsair HX750 Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 
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Logitech G400 
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post #5 of 7
well simply you will have just to take same parts I can't think of anyway you can save money in that build all parts are good value so will have to swap the gtx 760 with 770 and spend more $

But the gtx 760 is very good and Can go Sli witch will be amazing performance better then 770
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razer naga 2014 razer kabuto razer tiamait razer ferox 
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post #6 of 7
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Well, thanks for your reply. thumb.gif I decided to go GTX 760 because it has better price/performance ratio than 770 and I won't need the horsepower of 770 at my resolution.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-4670K Gigabyte Z87X-D3H Gigabyte GTX 760 Corsair Vengeance Low Profile 2x4GB 1866 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 Pro 128 GB Western Digital Blue 1TB Cooler Master Hyper 212 Windows 8 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2412M Logitech K200 Corsair HX750 Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 
Mouse
Logitech G400 
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Intel i5-4670K Gigabyte Z87X-D3H Gigabyte GTX 760 Corsair Vengeance Low Profile 2x4GB 1866 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 Pro 128 GB Western Digital Blue 1TB Cooler Master Hyper 212 Windows 8 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2412M Logitech K200 Corsair HX750 Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 
Mouse
Logitech G400 
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post #7 of 7
get the 7950. price of a 760 power of a 770.

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/5948666

nearly all will do 7970 GHz speed at only 1100/1500.
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