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Nikka123

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I'm trying to build a gaming PC and that's what I came up with. I'd highly appreciate some advice, as I'm not really sure if this build makes sense:

CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor  
Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty H97 Performance ATX LGA1150 Motherboard  
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory  
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive 
Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 390 8GB Video Card  
Case: Zalman Z1 ATX Mid Tower Case  
Power Supply: SeaSonic EVO Edition 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply 
 Also, I was wondering if it's necessary for such a computer to have a HSF?
Thanks a lot !

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iammykyl

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:welcome: Nikka123

Your parts are compatible, US priced list, > http://pcpartpicker.com/p/4mBNbv

Notes.

The CPU comes with a HSF whcih is more than adequate to keep the CPU within it's thermal footprint. 

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

I could not find a 620 EVO, but a 720 EVO available, > http://www.ncixus.co...cs&promoid=1586

A single stick of RAM is not best practice, if it dies, no computer.   Suggest using 2 x 4GB = 8GB.

If your budget allows, I would upgrade the CPU and look for a case with better cooling as the GPU generates a lot of heat. 


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