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Buildi'n it cheap'n easy
12-24-2014, 04:55 PM,
#1
Buildi'n it cheap'n easy
Hey guys, it my first time building a computer, and i would like to build a simple computer, with some dicent specs so that i coul brag about it Tongue

So, this is what i was thinking about:

CPU/Core i7-4790 3.60GHz 8M LGA1150 BOX
Z97 GAMING3 S1150 Z97 ATX DDR3
RAM DDR3 16GB / 1600Mhz CRUCIAL Ballistix Sport [2x8GB]
AMD Sapphire PCIe 3GB R9 280X TRI-X OC H/2xmDP/2xD
SEAGATE Barracuda 7200 2TB HDD 7200rpm
120GB SSD 840 EVO Basic 2,5 Zoll
L8-630W Pure Power Modular 80+ Bronze
SHADOW ROCK 2 CPU Cooler

So, what do you guys think? The disk capacity is just as i would like it to be...
Is 630 W too much power?
Do i need a CPU cooler?

Thanks for the help guys, cheers Smile
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12-28-2014, 02:57 PM,
#2
RE: Buildi'n it cheap'n easy
It would help if you told us what you intend to use your PC for Wink

You're missing a case Tongue

You may want to consider the Core i7-4790K, if you want to overclock your CPU.

630W is a bit overkill, but it gives you some overhead if you want to upgrade your PC in the future.

CPU Cooler: You don't need one, there's one included with the CPU. That is, unless you overclock your CPU, if you live in an area with very hot weather or want a more quiet CPU Cooler.
Laptop: MSI GS30 Shadow-045 Dimensions: 12.6" x 8.9" x 0.8" 2.65lbs CPU: Intel Core i7-4870HQ Quad-Core + Hyper-Threading OC 2.5-3.9GHz RAM: 16GB DDR3 1600MHz Video Card: Intel Iris Pro 5200 Storage: 2x128GB SDD RAID0 Audio: ASUS Xonar U3 USB Sound Card + Audio-Technica ATH-M50 headphones Screen: 13.3" - 1920 x 1080 IPS + 27" Dell P2715Q IPS 3840 x 2160 Keyboard: Filco Majestouch MX Cherry Blue Mouse: Logitech MX518
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02-07-2015, 12:45 PM,
#3
RE: Buildi'n it cheap'n easy
Yea that would be a nice build, but all piled up in a mess on the floor!
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02-07-2015, 10:04 PM,
#4
RE: Buildi'n it cheap'n easy
+1 to what MatthiewB said on the K model.

My preference is 250GB min for a SSD. I have a 120GB at work and I'm constantly shuffling things around to keep them on the SSD.
CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K 4.7Ghz Mobo: Gigabyte Z97X Gaming 5 GPU: MSI GTX 970 Gaming 4G HSF: Cryorig R1 Ultimate
Mem: 2 x 8GB G.Skill TridentX DDR3 2400 SSD: Samsung 850 Evo 500GB + a few spinners
PSU: Seasonic SS-760XP Platinum Case: Fractal Design Define R5 Monitors: 2 x Dell 2007FP 1600x1200
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