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Hi boys/girls I was curious if anyone could help me with a PC build that I plan on doing. Based on these specs does everything look good?

Monitor: Asus VG248QE 24" 144Hz display, 1ms response time

Case: Corsair Vengeance C70

MB: Asus Z87-Pro

PSU: Evga Nex750B 750W

Cpu: Intel Core i7-4770k (unlocked) 3.5GHz

GPU: Asus Geforce GTX 760 2048MB GDDR5 * 2 in SLI

Ram: Crucial Ballistix Tactical 16GB DDR3-1600 CL8 8-8-8-24

SSD: Samsung 840 Evo 120 GB

Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 7200RPM 32MB Cache Sata 3.0Gb/s

Mouse: Corsair Vengeance M95

Keyboard: Logitech G19

Thank you and please let me know if you have any questions thanks for reading.
post #2 of 6
I don't know who the OEM of that PSU is but I'd go with the Antec Platinum HCP 850w for it's extremely good, voltage regulation, clean power (ripple suppression), and efficiency.
     
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Samsung Evo 128Gb OCZ VertexLE 100Gb Megahalems  Windows 10 Pro 64 
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Samsung Evo 128Gb OCZ VertexLE 100Gb Megahalems  Windows 10 Pro 64 
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Same here really, PSU is a bit on the short side. Go 850W or more smile.gif.
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I7-4770K MSI MPower Max ASUS GTX 780 Crucial Ballistix 
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WD Caviar Blue Samsung 840 Pro It makes noises and installs windows Kraken X60, 2x AF140 
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Win 7 64-bit Samsung S23A750D Corsair Vengeance Zalman ZM850 plus 
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WD Caviar Blue Samsung 840 Pro It makes noises and installs windows Kraken X60, 2x AF140 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win 7 64-bit Samsung S23A750D Corsair Vengeance Zalman ZM850 plus 
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post #4 of 6
Agree with the two above on the PSU. EVGA generally isn't my first choice on the PSU side.

Why two 760s in SLI with only one monitor? I normally suggest a single card for a single monitor, i.e. 780 even though the 760s will technically beat the 780 in benchmarks. That one is all personal preference I would suppose. More power and frames vs less power and frames. *shrug*

Are you overclocking? Are you going to put an aftermarket cooler on that chip?

Nice RAM btw. thumb.gif
Edited by Terrere - 11/6/13 at 3:00pm
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post #5 of 6
Id also chime in for a GTX 780, at higher resolutions / later on you might come to regret investing that money into 2gb vram cards.
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I7-4770K MSI MPower Max ASUS GTX 780 Crucial Ballistix 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD Caviar Blue Samsung 840 Pro It makes noises and installs windows Kraken X60, 2x AF140 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win 7 64-bit Samsung S23A750D Corsair Vengeance Zalman ZM850 plus 
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OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win 7 64-bit Samsung S23A750D Corsair Vengeance Zalman ZM850 plus 
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post #6 of 6
If your primary idea is gaming, you’d do well with 3 or 4 gb card at this point. In quad titan thread on these forums it is reported that the most reserved vram from any of the modern titles under wqhd is just over 4 GB. Now, it is rare that the whole amount of reserved vram is ever used, so it would be safe to assume that the actual vram use is just under 4GB. At this point, with all the super resolution screens rolling out, even one 4gb card would be seriously more future-proof than a 2 GB card. Them are not very much more expensive, and the price drops… So for gaming purposes 780 would be just perfect and 770 4GB would be a fair compromise. If you are willing to stretch your budget a bit, you can wait for them 6GB 780Tis or get a 6GB titan, but that would be kind of overkill if you are doing 1 screen.
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ASUS A73S
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-4670k Gigabyte G1.Sniper 5 EVGA GTX 760 4GB ACX (04G-P4-2768-KR) G.Skill Ares 16GB 2133 dual channel kit 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
SanDisk 128 GB SSD 2x WD Red 2TB SATA3 Stock Windows 8 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG Flatron W2343T Dell SK-8135 EVGA Supernova 1300 80 gold Corsair 900D 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Nexus silent mouse Custom handmade Onboard Creative new thingy. Oh where is my 20-... 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2670qm ASUSTeK K73SD GeForce 610M 8 GB Samsung 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
750 GB Hitachi HTS54somenumbers Matshita DVD-RAM UJ8B0AW Laptop cooling — snakey heatpipe, some heatsink... Windows 8 pro 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Some 17" 1600×900 glossy panel, not too shabby. LG Flatron W2343T Most keys are perfect square. A few elongated r... The AC/DC adapter makes a high-pitched sighing ... 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Not slim. Nexus silent mouse Custom handmade Built in, some realtek crap. 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium® III-S 1.13 GHz Compaq ProLiant ML330 G2 ATI Rage XL/XC 2 GB Kingston 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
A couple 500GB SCSI II disks in raid 1. 120GB SCSI II disk HL-DT-ST DVD-RAM Stock. It’s noisy. 
OSPowerCaseAudio
Windows XP Pro SP 3 Some PSU I pulled out from under my bed. Compaq. Very genuine case. Some Legacy audio. 
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