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Building system; advice needed

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Zaoshi, Jul 21, 2013.

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  1. Zaoshi

    Zaoshi Thread Starter

    Jul 21, 2013
    I'm considering buying new PC and since this is my first attempt building one on my own I'd like to make sure everything is right.

    Motherboard: ASUS Z87-PRO
    CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K
    CPU fan: Cooler Master Hyper 412 PS
    CPU thermal compound: Arctic MX-4
    GPU: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770
    RAM: DDR3 Corsair XMS3 8GB (2x4GB) 1600MHz CL9 1.65V
    PSU: Corsair power supply AX860 80PLUS Platinum 860W, fully modular, 120mm fan
    SSD Drive: Crucial SSD M4 128GB mSATA
    HDD Drive: Seagate Barracuda 3.5'' 1TB SATA3 7200RPM 32MB
    Case: Cooler Master N300

    So here are my questions or worries:

    1. I would like to overclock this CPU to at least 4 GHz. However I'm not sure if this CPU/MB/Fan combination is suitable for that.
    2. I took SSD because for speed and HDD for storage. Are these brands/models good?
    3. I've had a lot problems with PSU in the past, so I'd like to make sure that this one will be good. Also I'm unsure if it's powerful enough and whether it has all required pins.
    4. Case is more or less cheapest one, I don't quite understand what's the difference between them. Also I'm not completely sure whether this setup will fit into the case.
    5. I think MB/CPU/RAM/GPU/PSU have right slots/pins/etc, but it's better safe than sorry. Did I miss any parts? I don't feel like buying anything extra after this is delivered.
    Thank you in advance.
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