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Yo,
So my friend's old Computer is dying and he asked me to build him a gaming computer with OC (4.3~4.5) option in the near future.
This is what i got so far:

CPU: Intel i5 4670K
Cooler: Noctua NH-D15
Motherboard: Asus Z97-C / Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 5 < Still not decided yet if i should up for gigabyte..
Memory: Crucial LP Sport 1600Mhz < Wondering if they're any good, selected them because they are Low Profile and need a memory that won't get blocked by the Cooler.
GPU: Gigabyte GTX970 4GB WF3
Case: Corsair 300R
PSU: Seasonic S12II 620W

That's what i build. How the build look so far? Any thoughts or recommendations?
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post #2 of 29
Looks good, but you can take the refresh version of that i5 => 4690k instead of the older 4670k.

You could take a lighter power supply, 450w is already enough.

Did you check if that case provides enough clearance for that cpu cooler?
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post #3 of 29
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^ Did not check but i don't think there should be a problem. Correct me if I'm mistaking..
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post #4 of 29
@ArchDevil: I just totally spent about 10min just zoned out watching your avatar thinking "That poor bunny" -- Long day at work.
post #5 of 29
You dont need more then a 450 watts PSU for that system.
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post #6 of 29
Nothing wrong with that PSU but if you are buying new there are better options.
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post #7 of 29
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^ Yes i know that there are better options, But here in Israel we do not have that many hardware brands selling so i found that PSU for kinda cheap and i know Seasonic make great PSU's that's why i pick this one.
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Core i5 2410M | 2.3Ghz HM65 Nvidia GT 540M 4GB 1333Mhz 
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post #8 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by ArchDevil View Post

^ Yes i know that there are better options, But here in Israel we do not have that many hardware brands selling so i found that PSU for kinda cheap and i know Seasonic make great PSU's that's why i pick this one.

Its a group regulated design so voltage regulation is not going to be very good.
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post #9 of 29
Thread Starter 
^ Alright I'll look for another PSU..

* what about the S12G version? (650w)
Edited by ArchDevil - 10/17/14 at 4:49pm
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Samsung 840 SSD 120GB Western Digital 1TB Black Samsung SH-S223C Noctua NH-U14S 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 2410M | 2.3Ghz HM65 Nvidia GT 540M 4GB 1333Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 840 SSD 120GB Western Digital 1TB Black Samsung SH-S223C Noctua NH-U14S 
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Windows 10 Pro 64bit Dell P2314H Microsoft X4 Seasonic G-750 
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Corsair 300R Windowed Razer DeathAdder 2013 Razer Goliathus Asus Xonar DGX 
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Altec Lansing ATP3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 2410M | 2.3Ghz HM65 Nvidia GT 540M 4GB 1333Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
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post #10 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by ArchDevil View Post

^ Alright I'll look for another PSU..

* what about the S12G version? (650w)

Unless he is going to run SLI there is no need for more wattage then 450 watts.
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Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
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Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
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