BF4 gaming Rig 1100-1300 Budget

nocent

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Hello all,

Looking for some advice on the rig im planning on putting together by the end of the year. My goal is to achieve 60fps on ultra settings for the newer released games like BF4 while being in my budget. I may switch graphics cards to the AMD R9 290x.

Could you offer some suggestions and/or advice on what i could switch out to get a bigger bang for my buck?

Approximate Purchase Date: End of year (2013)
Budget Range: 1100-1300
System Usage from Most to Least Important: 1.Gaming 2. Photoediting
Are you buying a monitor: No
Do you need to buy OS: No
Location: US - Maine
Overclocking: Yes
SLI or Crossfire: Maybe - Considering upgrading powersupply for allowing SLI in the future,



PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Xjgf
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Xjgf/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Xjgf/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($144.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card ($484.70 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($48.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1155.61
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-04 11:48 EST-0500)
 

g-unit1111

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Yeah I agree, especially if you want to SLI that 780 later on, you want at least 600, maybe 750W to be on the safe side. Otherwise everything else looks good!
 

Computerchap

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Haha, great profile pic mate. I love breaking bad.
 

nocent

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Thank you guys. I upgraded my Power supply and im keeping an eye on the amd R9 290 to see if the aftermarket ones runs a bit cooler.
Thanks again!
 

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