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Windows 7: How is this build?

02 Jan 2014   #1
SirDarknight

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 
How is this build?

Is this build good enough for playing games swiftly without any lag?

Intel Core i7-3770K, Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 - Best Ones - SirDarknight's Saved Part List - PCPartPicker


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02 Jan 2014   #2
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

SirDarknight,
It's a great build but two things strike me:
Up the speed on the Ram from 1333 as high as you can afford a sweet spot being 2133 to 2400 if possible but minimum being 1600-1866 mhz.
The second thing is look to see if you can find a Corsair, EVGA, Seasonic PSU with the same or higher rating.
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02 Jan 2014   #3
GeneO

Windows 10. EFI boot partition, full EFI boot.
 
 

I would go with a different PSU. OCZ is not that great and they are going out of business so who knows what will be up there. Seasonic X series or a Rosewill Capstone:


Rosewill CAPSTONE Series CAPSTONE-750 750W Continuous @ 50C, 80 PLUS GOLD Certified, Single +12V Rail, ATX12V v2.31 / EPS12V v2.92, SLI Ready, CrossFire Ready, Active - PFC Power Supply - Retail - Newegg.com

SeaSonic SS-750KM3 750W ATX12V V2.3/EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power Supply - Newegg.com

Newegg.com - SeaSonic G-750 SSR-750RM 750W ATX12V / EPS12V 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

If you have a Microcenter nearby, you may be able to get the processor for $250 in-store.

Ditto on the faster RAM.

If you plan on a high overclock (say 4.5 GHz) you may want a better cooler in the $80 proce range like the Noctua NH-D14 or equivalent.
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03 Jan 2014   #4
SirDarknight

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

Thanks a lot for your advice
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03 Jan 2014   #5
GeneO

Windows 10. EFI boot partition, full EFI boot.
 
 

Jump on this Seasonic 760W platinum

Seasonic SS-760XP ATX 12V/EPS 12V, 760W, 80 plus PLATINUM certified PFC Power Supply ?Retail - Newegg.com

$119.99 with promo code EMCXWXT44
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04 Jan 2014   #6
SirDarknight

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

Aah..! The site is troubling,next time I get access,I'll change the build and let you know
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04 Jan 2014   #7
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Fine tuned it's going to be a pleasure to build and operate !
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05 Jan 2014   #8
SirDarknight

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

My Current List State : Intel Core i7-3770K, Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770, Cooler Master HAF X - Best Ones - SirDarknight's Saved Part List - PCPartPicker

Please suggest me a storage (between 1TB - 1.5 TB)

Also do I need anything else?(upgraded cooler,fans,thermal compound etc,)

I already have Windows 7
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05 Jan 2014   #9
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

I see you're staying with the same ocz PSU. You will want to get premium thermal paste like Arctic Silver. I suggest premium fans for quiet performance. I would also suggest zip ties or Velcro ties for organization. Even better can be custom braided cable extensions as they look good and really help with organization. Lastly maybe a NZXT light kit to help show off all your hard work.
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06 Jan 2014   #10
SirDarknight

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

Hua, I changed that.Maybe forgot to save

Now - http://pcpartpicker.com/user/SirDarknight/saved/30jG

What is NZXT light kit and where can I find that?
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