New gaming build advice appreciated - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-21-2014, 04:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 4
Default New gaming build advice appreciated

Intel Core i5-4670, EVGA GeForce GTX 770, Fractal Design Define R4 (Black Pearl) - Mean streaming machine - moleymatt's Saved Part List - PCPartPicker United Kingdom
there's my build, using ram and hard drive from my previous computer.
Is the evga 770 sc the best version of the 770's or can I save 20 and get a asus/gigabyte one?
I'm also debating between the noctua and the corsair h100i, Which is the better cooling solution and which is quieter?
Is the mother board good enough for over clocking the cpu or would a upgrade be needed there?
I'm trying to keep the build under 800 so any money saving advice is appreciated.
Any general advice is welcomed and appreciated.

supermole is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-2014, 11:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
Build Guru
PP Mguire's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Posts: 28,956
Default Re: New gaming build advice appreciated

Well few problems off the bat. You won't need to worry about extreme cooling or OCing because you didn't select the 4670k. You need the k series CPU to OC. On that note, you don't need to OC this CPU at all and you won't need to for quite a while.
As to the cooler, always AIO water over large tower cooler. I suggest the H60 if you're sticking with the 4670 because you can't OC it.

Since you're asking, all 770s are practically the same. The only difference is factory overclocks and cooler designs. So, although I always suggest eVGA you can get whatever is the cheapest to fit your budget. The only major difference between 770s is the 2GB vs 4GB version.
"Resolution is just a number." #Ubisoft
Origin/Steam = PP_Mguire Twitch = pp_mguire Instagram = ppmguire PSN = PP_Mguire

Access to my Plex PM me.
PP Mguire is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Build New Computer or Upgrade? Advice Appreciated! alleny3h New Systems | Building and Buying 9 10-16-2013 12:20 PM
First Attempt at Building a Gaming Rig - Tips & Advice Appreciated Whitticker New Systems | Building and Buying 12 11-12-2009 07:25 PM
CyberPowerPC Phenom x4 Build, any advice appreciated. crux47 New Systems | Building and Buying 14 06-22-2009 12:19 AM
Expert Advice Appreciated!- New Processor vs New Ram vs New Graphics Card Diaa New Systems | Building and Buying 3 02-11-2007 10:37 PM
Gaming Rig...advice is appreciated NickFas New Systems | Building and Buying 5 12-16-2005 09:47 PM

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:33 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.