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Seeking advice on my first build list

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Junails

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Hey everyone, looking for advice on my first build:

Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
Samsung 850 EVO-Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Asus GeForce GTX 970 4GB STRIX Video Card
Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case
Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply

I'd like to be able to run any modern game on high/ultra at 60 fps. The only problem I'm facing is the price of these components which comes to 1200 CAD, and probably closer to 1400 after tax. Am I losing out on a lot by subbing in an i5-4460, or Gtx-960 instead? Any advice on other components that can be downgraded? I really appreciate the help!

Cheers

Edited by Junails, 07 July 2015 - 03:57 PM.

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iammykyl

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:welcome: Junails

A very good build and all parts are compatible.

I'd like to be able to run any modern game on high/ultra at 60 fps. The only problem I'm facing is the price of these components which comes to 1200 CAD, and probably closer to 1400 after tax. Am I losing out on a lot by subbing in an i5-4460, or Gtx-960 instead? 

If you use the i5-4460  3.2 GHz/3.4 GHz you loose the speed advantage of the i5 4690K 3.5 GHz/3.9 GHz 

If you drop the GPU To the GTX 960 most demanding games will not achieve 30 fps with ultra setting.

A build to consider on CPP, selected the best price deals.   Changed the RAM, slightly cheaper, same performance.   Same for the HDD,also a little quieter.

Omitted the after market cooler.   If you use any cooling solution other than the one supplied in a retail box, you will void the 3 year Intel/AMD warranty.   Should you need to RMA the CPU and they are made aware of the alteration to specs, your claim could be denied.  I advice using the stock cooler and if not happy with the result, then consider using an after market one, but you do so at your own risk.

 

Note, you have not included an optical drive or operating system. 

Please check that your selected GPU will fit in the case. 

http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/KmtHTW


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Gday.

Did you purchase your parts and start your build?   An update would be appreciated as we are always interested on how a new build performs.

 

Thanks. 


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