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because I think it the time to rebuild my pc (well, like always)
and I try to do some OC with my gaming pc(first time to build the OC pc)

so, here:
CPU - i7 4770k $340
mb - MSI gaming 7 z97 (new, wait for release) $190
Graphics - MSI Gaming N770 TF 2GD5/OC $315
PSU - Toughpower Grand 1200W from Thermaltake (old) free~
Case - level 10 GT from Thermaltake (old) free~
memory - Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $210
Cpu cooler - TBD TBD
storage - SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE250BW 2.5" 250GB SSD $150
storage2 -Seagate ST3000VM002 3TB 5900 RPM $150
system: windows 7
anything else? total: around USD $1355
all the price found on the New egg,

few question:
1. should I wait for i7 4790k? anyone know the release date for it?
2. any recommend CPU cooler ? I have thermaltake Frio OCK cpu cooler for my old pc, not sure is that good for this .
3. anyone try msi one bottom OC on gaming mb before?

anyway, I am not going to work hard with OC,(this pc is all for gaming) just want to try the "one Sec OC" from msi to see if that help my diablo3 legendry loot!
 
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if u going to buy brand new, i would wait for Devils Canyon, that's just my choice.
 
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If you want a quick, budget CPU cooler for a basic overclock, go for the Cooler master Hyper 212 EVO. For a more serious overclock, or an upgrade later, consider the Noctua NH-D14 or the be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 for air coolers. For an AIO water cooling system, consider the Corsair H100i or H110.

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If you want a quick, budget CPU cooler for a basic overclock, go for the Cooler master Hyper 212 EVO. For a more serious overclock, or an upgrade later, consider the Noctua NH-D14 or the be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 for air coolers. For an AIO water cooling system, consider the Corsair H100i or H110.

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ya, I do want a quick, CHEAP, and basic CPU cooler!
I have no idea what the temp will be when I doing OC and gaming at same time ....
 
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lol, I didnt know I can do that.. sorry for spam
and I think I will try g.skill for sure lol, wtf with the price and spec......
 
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ya, I do want a quick, CHEAP, and basic CPU cooler!
I have no idea what the temp will be when I doing OC and gaming at same time ....
If you're only doing gaming, there isn't a lot of performance difference between an i5 4670K and an i7 4770K, apart from the i5 is much much cheaper. And seeing as you're only doing a small overclock, there's not loads of point getting the i7 4790K, which is designed to be heavily overclocked, without a more expensive, better CPU cooler.

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lol, I didnt know I can do that.. sorry for spam
and I think I will try g.skill for sure lol, wtf with the price and spec......
np you are new here so you cant know everything
ya, I do want a quick, CHEAP, and basic CPU cooler!
I have no idea what the temp will be when I doing OC and gaming at same time ....
but i think multiquoting will make your life easier :)
so, any different between g.skill and Corsiar? look similar
another replay here
 
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If you're only doing gaming, there isn't a lot of performance difference between an i5 4670K and an i7 4770K, apart from the i5 is much much cheaper. And seeing as you're only doing a small overclock, there's not loads of point getting the i7 4790K, which is designed to be heavily overclocked, without a more expensive, better CPU cooler.

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well, I didnt know much between i5 4670k and i7 4770k, I choose 4770k because I google it..lol
anyway, I build this pc for gaming, but someone told me I should do some oc while gaming
so I pick up the gaming 7 (i dont know is there has anyother mb can do this one bottom oc thing?)

I never turn off my pc, and I put it in my room, so I do need a quiet CPU cooler for sure!(nice、cheap、and quiet)
Did somebody say CoolerMaster Hyper Evo 212+...?
so....any info about it? u mean it good? or???
 

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so....any info about it? u mean it good? or???
Best budget cooler money can buy

Also go 4670K for gaming, 4770K is unnecessary money spent, that can be used on a better GPU, which is more important for your gaming adventures.
 
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ya, I do want a quick, CHEAP, and basic CPU cooler!
I have no idea what the temp will be when I doing OC and gaming at same time ....
yes i am talking about Intel Core i5-4690K/Core i7-4790K sry i just used their codename ^^
 
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well, I didnt know much between i5 4670k and i7 4770k, I choose 4770k because I google it..lol
anyway, I build this pc for gaming, but someone told me I should do some oc while gaming
so I pick up the gaming 7 (i dont know is there has anyother mb can do this one bottom oc thing?)

I never turn off my pc, and I put it in my room, so I do need a quiet CPU cooler for sure!(nice、cheap、and quiet)

so....any info about it? u mean it good? or???
You can overclock the i5 4670K too, or you could wait for the i5 4690K if you want, which is being released soon. A bigger, better CPU cooler can always be bought later if you want for more overclocking in the future. But for now, the CM Hyper 212 EVO is currently the most solid budget CPU cooler on the market. No doubt.

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well, I didnt know much between i5 4670k and i7 4770k, I choose 4770k because I google it..lol
anyway, I build this pc for gaming, but someone told me I should do some oc while gaming
so I pick up the gaming 7 (i dont know is there has anyother mb can do this one bottom oc thing?)

I never turn off my pc, and I put it in my room, so I do need a quiet CPU cooler for sure!(nice、cheap、and quiet)

so....any info about it? u mean it good? or???
Well, the best thing to do here, if you haven't bought the i7 is to get i5 4th gen like i5-4670k (overclockable multiplier)...difference in gaaming is nothing..it can be max in 1-2 games a year 5%..So if you get i5, you save around 110$ and pour the money into GPU and get a better one...cand just get Hyper Evo 212 , it is so much popular...Excellent heat pipes and fan for a very nice price..

EDIT: Your selection also depends on which types of game you play strategy or action-adventure-shooter..if you don't play strategy games then follow the above method, if you dont like to play action..blah blah then you kind of need good cpu horsepower and you can think about keeping this build, after multicore usage in ps4, strategy games will drain the cpus surely..
If you game at anything less than 1440p then, i5 and better gpu will do..
 
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