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Thanks, I'll look into it. I did see a 650W XFX XTR but isn't that the same as a seasonic G?
Thanks for the response, so you don't think the 4770k and 16gb of ram would be beneficial in terms of longevity of the rig?

Yes the XFX XTR is a Seasonic G but its fully modular use a better fan and have a hybrid fan mode added

So yes its a Seasonic G but improved
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Yes the XFX XTR is a Seasonic G but its fully modular use a better fan and have a hybrid fan mode added

So yes its a Seasonic G but improved

Got it thanks, I'm leaning towards the XTR since I can find it easily here and it's cheaper than the G2.
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Thanks for the response, so you don't think the 4770k and 16gb of ram would be beneficial in terms of longevity of the rig?
For gaming, nope, not at all. You probably wouldn't even notice a difference between the two. Also, you can always add ram, that is as long as you dont fill up every slot, which is easy not to.

*EDIT*
Also, that HX650 I posted is made by seasonic, and is like $30 cheaper.
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For gaming, nope, not at all. You probably wouldn't even notice a difference between the two. Also, you can always add ram, that is as long as you dont fill up every slot, which is easy not to.

*EDIT*
Also, that HX650 I posted is made by seasonic, and is like $30 cheaper.

And it has 2 of the 4 PCI-E cables removed for some stupid reason so if he wanted to go SLI anyway it would make more sense to go with the G

HX650 IS the Seasonic G by the way
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buy a AIO cooler ,power supply, ram, and a processor on here and you can get better parts and save a bit of money

*** faster ram

*** prebinned processor

reasonably priced psu
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Thanks for all the responses guys, I appreciate the help. I'll keep searching around.
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really surf these pc forum classified sections, hardforum , here, ebay has some ram sometimes.. there are some great people withn some great hardware at affordable prices
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really surf these pc forum classified sections, hardforum , here, ebay has some ram sometimes.. there are some great people withn some great hardware at affordable prices

I'll keep an eye out, thanks!
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the i7, and yes no need for 16 gigs of ram
    
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the i7, and yes no need for 16 gigs of ram

Ok guys, so I'm leaning towards the i7 build with 8gb of ram instead of 16gb to save some money and possibly running at a faster frequency than 1866 maybe, 2133? What are your thoughts? Again, I do want this as future proof as possible.

Maybe this kit:
http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/part/gskill-memory-f32133c10d8gsr
Edited by Waleh - 3/13/14 at 7:12am
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