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#1 Delta16

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Posted 21 October 2014 - 11:16 AM

Hi, I am not an expert on pc building, but would like your opinion on these components I think I will buy.

 

  • Mother board : Asus Maximus VII Ranger 
  • CPU  : Intel Core i7-4790
  • RAM : 2 X 4GB Corsair Vengeance 3XS PC1600 (will add 2 more in the future)
  • GPU : 4GB MSI Twin Frozr V GTX 970

Already have 

  • Seagate Barracude 1TB HDD
  • Samsung SSD 840
  • Coolermaster PSU 500W (should be enough for the GPU as it's the recommended)

Main use of my PC

  • Software Developing programs (Netbeans/Eclipse with glassfish or Visual Studio with SQL server, multiple chrome tabs (sometimes different types of browsers open), MS Word, PDF) - 8gb should be enough as thats how much I have right now but DDR2 and rarely gets full
  • Gaming

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Posted 22 October 2014 - 05:42 AM

It should work, though I suggest getting a slightly more powerful power supply if you can afford it.  I've seen several GTX 970's recommend 550W, so having a buffer is a good idea.  I suggest something like SeaSonic SSR-650RM 650W.  Don't forget, if you are replacing the motherboard and use an OEM or system builder copy of Windows, you will need to purchase a new copy to remain compliant with the license.  If you use a full, boxed retail copy of Windows, you can simply move the license to a new PC.


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