micro atx build help

If you getting an i5 4690k, you should pair it with a Z97 motherboard, else swap the cpu to a non-k i5 cpu. If you don't intend to overclock then don't bother with the i5 4690k. I would choose a better psu than Corsair CX 430 if you gogin put a high end GPU.


Here a build list with an xeon e3 1231 and a GTX 970 build:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1231 V3 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£194.44 @ More Computers)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£24.97 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: ASRock H97 PRO4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£69.56 @ Scan.co.uk)
Memory: Kingston Fury Black Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£74.72 @ Ebuyer)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Video Card (£268.99 @ Aria PC)
Power Supply: EVGA 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£64.98 @ Novatech)
Other: Anidees AI4 Case (£69.95)
Total: £767.61
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-06-18 13:36 BST+0100
 
If you getting an i5 4690k, you should pair it with a Z97 motherboard, else swap the cpu to a non-k i5 cpu. If you don't intend to overclock then don't bother with the i5 4690k. I would choose a better psu than Corsair CX 430 if you gogin put a high end GPU.


Here a build list with an xeon e3 1231 and a GTX 970 build:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1231 V3 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£194.44 @ More Computers)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£24.97 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: ASRock H97 PRO4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£69.56 @ Scan.co.uk)
Memory: Kingston Fury Black Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£74.72 @ Ebuyer)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Video Card (£268.99 @ Aria PC)
Power Supply: EVGA 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£64.98 @ Novatech)
Other: Anidees AI4 Case (£69.95)
Total: £767.61
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-06-18 13:36 BST+0100
 

+1; This is a solid build for under 800 quids that will handle anything you throw at it!
 

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