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First build: What do you think?

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Hello, this is my first pc build. I already have bought the PSU and the GPU!
What do you think about it?
CPU: Intel Core i5 4670K
GPU: EVGA GTX 750TI SC
RAM: G.Skill 8 GB DDR3-1600, memory
MOTHERBOARD: MSI Z87-G43, socket 1150
PSU: CORSAIR CX500M
CASE: Cooler Master Elite 430
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2TB
 
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Surabaya, Indonesia
System Name Dragun
Processor i5 4670k
Motherboard MSI z87-GD65
Cooling NZXT Kraken X60
Memory Corsair LP white 2x4GB 1600 Mhz
Video Card(s) Zotac GTX 780
Storage WD Blue 2.5" 5.4K 1 TB + TEAM L3 DARK 240GB
Display(s) AOC i2352vh
Case NZXT Phantom 630
Power Supply NZXT hale82 850M
Keyboard Leopold FC700R
Solid choice of components there so there's no need to worry ;)
Anyway, what are you planning to do with the PC ?
 

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Gaming(eg: minecraft, call of duty black ops 2, mount&blade warband, left 4 death 2, starbound), and school work :).
 
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System Name Daedalus
Processor AMD FX 6300
Motherboard ASUS M5A97 EVO R2.0
Cooling Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO
Memory 8GB Kingston HyperX Genesis (2x4GB)
Video Card(s) MSI R9 270X Gaming 2GB
Storage 1TB Seagate Barracuda
Display(s) LG Flatron E2442 (main - 24in 1080p)
Case NZXT Phantom 410 (Gunmetal Edition)
Power Supply XFX Pro 650W
Mouse Steelseries Siberia [RAW]
Hello,

I'm not a fan of the Corsair CX series - they'll do fine for a budget, first build, but I think better money can be spent on a solid, more efficient PSU that can last many builds. But good choice of GPU, as you aren't playing anything too intensive. What you could do is wait a few weeks for the Intel Haswell Refresh, as there will be a new Devil's Canyon i5 that replaces the 4670K, which is the i5 4690K. This would need to be paired with a new Z97 motherboard - a good recommendation. You may also want to invest in a CPU cooler for better, quieter performance - the best bang for your buck would be a CM Hyper 212 series.

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System Name Dragun
Processor i5 4670k
Motherboard MSI z87-GD65
Cooling NZXT Kraken X60
Memory Corsair LP white 2x4GB 1600 Mhz
Video Card(s) Zotac GTX 780
Storage WD Blue 2.5" 5.4K 1 TB + TEAM L3 DARK 240GB
Display(s) AOC i2352vh
Case NZXT Phantom 630
Power Supply NZXT hale82 850M
Keyboard Leopold FC700R
They should be able to handle those without any problems and I am on the same boat with Layton if you are not in a rush to build you can wait until Haswell refresh review comes out.
I heard they changed the TIM on it so it would run cooler and is easier to overclock.
 
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