Suggestion on my new Gaming RIG? for playing latest games BF4, Skyrim V, Watch dogs, NFS Rivals

MachX

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Hi Guys,

What do you think about this RIG? Please feel free to suggest or comment.

I want to play all latest games like Battlefield 4, Skyrim V, NFS Rivals, Metro Last Night, Watch dogs in ULTRA SETTINGS all AA enabled.

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler
Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB
Video Card: MSI 3GB R9 280X
Case: BitFenix Shinobi XL Window (White) ATX Full Tower Case
Power Supply: Antec HCG M 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply
Optical Drive: Asus BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($46.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 PRO OEM


Thanks.

HAPPY GAMING!
 

MachX

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Are you sure? because upcoming new games like WATCH DOGS require faster CPUs infact for ULTRA settings they want 6 core i7 INTEL
 

camohanna

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i7 is exactly the same as an i5 but with hyperthreading. By the time games utilise hyperthreading, we will be into DDR4 so you will have upgraded by then anyway. Just remember, most of the power for gaming comes from your gpu.
 

MachX

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Thank you my friend. So you think GPU: R9 280X is good choice with i5 4570K to play all the latest games at ULTRA settings.?



 

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Indeed. It is one of the best cards available!
 

MachX

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I love your answer... so which games you have been playing lately?



 


We're going to be into DDR4 this year when Intel releases its Haswell-E 8 core CPU. So... I think that second sentence is wrong.
 

logainofhades

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I honestly feel you are spending too much in areas that are going to impact gaming performance. This would be far better.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1230 V3 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($244.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($18.16 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 290X 4GB Tri-X Video Card ($599.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair Carbide Series 300R Windowed ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ TigerDirect)
Power Supply: SeaSonic G-750 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($104.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Optical Drive: Asus BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($46.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) ($129.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $1410.07
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-24 11:38 EDT-0400)
 

ewok93

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Logain's build is great. I would get a 4670k, not 4770k or 4570k, and a more powerful graphics card. The Xeon he suggested is equal to 3770, so it is a perfectly valid option, although it cannot be overclocked (which is fine, really). The 290x will be a good improvement, too.
 

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