Help with pc

Patrickn29

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Hey i need some help on some pc parts cause im kind of new to this stuff and want to know if these parts are good.

Processor - Intel® Core™ i7 5820K Processor (6x 3.30GHz/15MB L3 Cache) with 10% overclocking
Processor Cooling - Corsair Hydro Series H55 120mm Liquid CPU Cooler w/ ARC Dual Silent High Performance Fan Upgrade (Push-Pull Airflow)
Memory - 8 GB [4 GB x2] DDR4-2800 Memory Module
Video Card - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 - 2GB
Motherboard - ASUS X99-A
Power Supply - 700 Watt - Standard
Hard Drive - 1 TB Hard Drive -- 32MB Cache, 7200 RPM, 6.0Gb/s
Windows 10 pre-installed
 

MarcoKaraki

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You don't need a 700 Watt Power supply for an intel chip AND a 960 (Both more efficient than most amd or even nvidia products). I would reccomend a 400 Watt PSU--but you may upgrade the Video Card later, so I would reccomend you get a 500W Bronze Certified PSU.

Also the i5-4690K performs better for games.
 

MarcoKaraki

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Also, get a cheaper mobo: GIGABYTE GA-H97M-D3H. It can overclock the Processor just as much as the one you want.

As for the Videocard, the r9 380 is better in terms of performance, so I highly suggest that card.

Liquid cooling is expensive, but if you want to go that route, the go ahead.
 

Newbian

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If you are new to building your own I would not recommend liquid cooling and just use the normal cpu heatsink or a decent one with a normal fan for half the price like a 212 evo.
 

DaveSimmons

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Put the money you saved from following the above good advice into getting a 256 GB SSD for a second drive and put your Steam folder there.
 

Shmee

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I thought H97 could not OC?
 

bononos

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Hey i need some help on some pc parts cause im kind of new to this stuff and want to know if these parts are good.

Processor - Intel® Core™ i7 5820K Processor (6x 3.30GHz/15MB L3 Cache) with 10% overclocking
Processor Cooling - Corsair Hydro Series H55 120mm Liquid CPU Cooler w/ ARC Dual Silent High Performance Fan Upgrade (Push-Pull Airflow)
Memory - 8 GB [4 GB x2] DDR4-2800 Memory Module
Video Card - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 - 2GB
Motherboard - ASUS X99-A
Power Supply - 700 Watt - Standard
Hard Drive - 1 TB Hard Drive -- 32MB Cache, 7200 RPM, 6.0Gb/s
Windows 10 pre-installed

If you're mostly using your pc for gaming, your build is very unbalanced - too much money spent on the cpu and power supply. Better to get an i5 which runs on a cheaper platform and a better gpu.
 

bononos

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Also, get a cheaper mobo: GIGABYTE GA-H97M-D3H. It can overclock the Processor just as much as the one you want.

As for the Videocard, the r9 380 is better in terms of performance, so I highly suggest that card.
Liquid cooling is expensive, but if you want to go that route, the go ahead.
The OP's proposed cpu is a Haswell-e which wil not fit on a H97 mb.
 

werepossum

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Is this system simply for gaming? If so, I really recommend less CPU and a better GPU, preferably a GTX970 or R9 390, or an R9 290 if you can pick one up cheap.
 

Spungo

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Put the money you saved from following the above good advice into getting a 256 GB SSD for a second drive and put your Steam folder there.

wtf? Do you only have like 3 or 4 games installed? Wolfenstein: The New Order is 50gb. That's 1 game.

I thought H97 could not OC?
It can't. You need a Zxx chipset.
If possible, OP should get the parts from a local store and have them assemble the computer. The guys working there will tell you if the system you're asking for isn't possible, such as the CPU not matching the motherboard.
 
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