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Old October 10, 2013, 05:04 PM
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Default Need help building my PC

Hello guys.

Im going for a brand new PC mostly for gaming.

I come up with this build :

Carpelini's Completed Build - Intel Core i7-4770K, Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770, Thermaltake Armor Reveo - PCPartPicker

HOw can i reduce final price but keeping nice performance.

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Old October 11, 2013, 12:56 PM
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Thats a very good setup but you can make a few savings depending on your preferences.

CPU: -$100
If you are mostly gaming you don't need the extra cores: most games don't use more than 4 cores anyways. So unless you need the extra cores for other stuff like video encoding or somehing like that, you can get thei5-4670K instead.
Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (BX80646I54670K) - PCPartPicker

RAM: -$90
If you want to save a bit more, 8GB is more than enought for games. You can always buy more later.
This 8 gb kit will be more than enough for the next year at least.
Corsair Vengeance Pro 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (CMY8GX3M2A1600C9R) - PCPartPicker

GPU: -$100 + 3 free games!
Depends if you have any preferences in GPU. nVidia or AMD. If you don't care, look at the games that the never settle bundle offers with a 7970. The performance is about the same, the 7970 is a little bit more power hungry. But you get 3 free games and it's $100 cheaper!
PowerColor Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card (AX7970 3GBD5-2DHV3) - PCPartPicker

PSU: - $50 to $120
It depends if you want to go SLI/Crossfire in the future. If not, i think 500 to 600 is OK for what you have now.
Also depending on the price of electricity where you live, Platinum rating is might not be worth the exta cost. You can save a lot if you get Gold and even more on Bronze PSUs.
Corsair RM 550W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (RM550) - PCPartPicker
Corsair CX 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply (CX500M) - PCPartPicker

Potential savings: $340 to $410!

Good luck!
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