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#1 newbi4life

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Posted 23 September 2015 - 12:42 PM

Ive gone on pc part picker and made a computer build. This is just about as expensive as I can get.  The only thing that i'm thinking about is getting an SLI compatible motherboard, but i cant find a good one that matches the colors. If there is anything i'm doing wrong / could improve on please tell me. Thanks

 
CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor  ($165.99 @ SuperBiiz) 
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-HD3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard  ($70.29 @ Newegg) 
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 960 2GB Video Card  ($183.99 @ SuperBiiz) 
Wireless Network Adapter: Asus USB-AC55 802.11a/b/g/n/ac USB 3.0 Wi-Fi Adapter  ($28.99 @ SuperBiiz) 
Total: $728.01
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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#2 jonuk76

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Posted 23 September 2015 - 01:45 PM

Looks pretty decent.  I believe you need a Z87 or Z97 chipset motherboard to support SLI.  The cheapest I can find is the Asus Z87A or the Gigabyte Z97X-SLI.  The former just needs to have a recent BIOS (version 1802-onwards) to work with the Haswell Refresh CPU.


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#3 Rocky Bennett

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Posted 23 September 2015 - 04:19 PM

Unless you are planning on running Linux, you might want to purchase an OS disc.


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