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mATX rig, thoughts?

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It's a PC I will be building for a friend, he probably won't do OC anytime soon...

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

Thanks
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Why get a K-series processor and a non-overclocking capable motherboard? Why not get a 4670 and save $10, or get a 4570 and save $30
Other than that everything looks balanced.
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Do yourself a favour, get an SSD. At least a small one for OS / programs.

I don't think you need a 620W PSU... Can probably get something smaller and more efficient.

Are you sure you need a CD drive? The last time I used mine was 5 years ago.

And in fact, without SLI or dedicated sound card, you can buy mITX...
Edited by zalbard - 9/14/13 at 11:07am
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From what I've read, some basic OC can be done on this MB... That's why I chose the K version... However you might be right, I will look into that, thanks for your input.
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I didn't include the DVD reader at first, but my friend said he needed one... You are right about the SSD, he said he doesn't need one, I will try to talk him into it biggrin.gif. About the PSU, what do you think about Fortron RAIDER S 550W Silver 80 ?
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I've made some adjustments http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1DJP1
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Originally Posted by maxskater View Post

I've made some adjustments http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1DJP1

The FSP Raider is a very basic cheap PSU

Its too cheap and basic

If you want some cheap get a XFX Core Edition

The EVGA SuperNova 750B is based on the FSP Raider that one is just sold at a higher price
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