New Computer Build please help!

elcosta

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Im new to building computers, in fact it is my first built.
So Im counting on someone to help me understand if i picked the right stuff/ if the components are compatible (I'm planning to play a lot of games on it).

This is what I had in mind:

CPU - Intel Core i5-4690K

Motherboard - Asus Z97 PRO GAMER

Memory - Corsair Vengeance Pro Red 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3

Hard Drive - Seagate 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s (ST1000DM003)

Video Card - Palit GeForce GTX 960 4096MB GDDR5

Power supply - Corsair Builder Series CX 750W V2

Case - Bitfenix Nova Midi Tower Case

Thank you in advance
 

KNARF XD

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2 things really,
1. get a different psu, that one isn't that good, you can't go wrong with a seasonic unit, or just pick one from tier 1 or 2 from this list: http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html
2. get a 380 4gb or 380x 4gb, the 380 will be better and priced the same and the 380x is quite a bit better but costs a bit more.

380: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-video-card-r9380p2255 (good deal, but this is the 2gb variant...) - http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-video-card-r9380p4255 (4gb)
380x: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asus-video-card-strixr9380x4ggami
 

logainofhades

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PSU is low quality, as stated above. Since this is for gaming, drop the overclocking, and go with an i5 4460, and an H97 pro4. You can also get a Gskill, Mushkin, or Crucial kit, for less. Much of Corsair's ram is overpriced, for what you get. Take those savings, and use them towards a better GPU, like an R9 390, or GTX 970.
 

elcosta

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Alright thanks man I've changed the psu and the graphic card to one of them that you have told me, now hopefully they will arrive soon so i can begin :)
 

elcosta

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Thanks man, i swapped a few things that you have suggested
 

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