Very nice! :)
When building 1. Put the processor in the right way.... you would be surprised XD
Other than that have fun! We all enjoyed our first builds
Ya perhaps your right. I guess it also depends on the titles that people are interested in. But with Games like Star citizen and The Witcher 3 coming out, I see a push coming.
That stock fan..... Why shalt there be so much greatness and then the stock fan.... :p +1
Ya you could put it that way. But Remember more and more games are taking higher amounts of ram yet VRAM is still wayyyyyyyyyyyy more important if you already have 8gb of system ram.
If you multitask and do a lot of who-knows what at the same time then go for the 16 and the peace of mind.
Stock coolers are ugly, under perform and should be tossed into the garbage right away (partly imo).
Regardless is someone overclocks or not, an aftermarket cooler extends the life of your computer processor and (if anyone cares) it will increase the resell value as the next person can then overclock.
I have to call it out or someone else will. Ditch the stock cpu cooler it dampens the awesomeness. XD
Ya that gold.... Maybe even an Asus z97 AR or an Msi Krait would have been nice.
Either way nice build!
nice build but I caught myself saying...... "just give the mechanical a try you won't go back" Fascinating the is difference between keyboards. Cherry blues for me!
Stock cooler..... and dem noodle wires
Colorful noodle wires!! If only they were black XD
It has turned into a 'thing' though, where a stock cooler is looked down upon within the custom pc building community by many people. You spend this much money and to skip on something so cheap looking. It's just painful to look at sometimes.
nah, not everyone needs a full board it is just preference and such.
Still all that money should AT LEAST warrant an aftermarket cooler.
Sorry it is just that most people around my age 19 and area Canada do go to university or college around this time OR at least have part/full time jobs and still have to save up for life's other costs. Don't you agree with the advantages of pursuing higher education?
Yeeeup same here
Or maybe he can afford it but rather decides to save up for $50k worth of schooling and housing costs.
hmmmm.. interesting little cpu cooler, but hey it beats the stock
NO! no no no no no there is absolutely nooo need for a stock cooler!!! try saving up a few bucks and buy an aftermarket one.
Otherwise +1 XD
Ughhh.... Anti-virus software. Yes I am prepared for the flak but I don't even bother with it. Most software is designed to keep out weak malware designed by dumb people in the first place. I use a cheap little laptop to test most of my torrents and other sketchy downloads and if I get a virus, oh well I just do a factory reset. However, if you are not that much into programming or don't know work-around with your operating system then well... then it is up to you.
In the 4 years I have had my computer the worst virus (kind of funny actually) I have gotten was a computer lock down that said "this is the United States Government you have traversed into illegal content, please pay $90 to unlock your computer. *sigh...but I unlocked it.
From my experience with Anti-virus software, I have found them programs to be of an annoyance than slowing down my computer.
+1 for the build
and those tinnnnny little speakers in the back XD
PPLLEEAASSEE tell me I will see you on Star Citizen!
Star Citizen and and hyper-threading.. The future feels good XD (now that it actually has a gaming purpose)
NOOOOOOO! I bought the same case last night :p Looks great good build! +1
I turn off Vsync in 90% of my games because I can't stand lag, so I deal with the screen tearing instead.
However he never said 'Locking' at 144hz either.
Macs.... and consoles...... oh boy..... XD
bf4 still has 90fps+ on oc'd 970 1080p. He should benefit from the extra frames provided he has good eyesight.
Most people who get a 144hz monitors rarely end up getting 144fps anyways. You are right it wont, but I think most people get the monitors to simply go above 60hz. After all 100fps is still noticeably different compared to 60fps
ANNNNNNY Game??? XD Sorry I had too +1
"""I'm not into PC gaming, so I went with a conservative GTX 970""" LOLLZ just a tiny little gtx 970. That's it?
PH-TC12DX_BK. This is a good choice . I picked it and it runs/looks very nice. Keeps the i7 4790k at perfect temps. I got intel and amd brackets with it.
First off nice build! But I have to say it....stock cooler.
oooooo that stock cooler :o Nice build!!!
All that and only 8gb ram? Nice build!
Gotta love AsRock for differing from the stuiped black and red that is out there today. Sweet build!!
Whoa! Those fans are..bright! Nice parts!!!!
.....that stock.... Cooler....it burns!! Otherwise, love the build!
Poor kind little console :( Nice build!
Ewww those consoles photo bombed that pc XD nice build!
Imo yes... and no. There will be some performance increases in some games for sure atm but not as drastic as some people may want. However many games in the next 2-3 years will start to benefit from hyper threading much more. I guess if you have the money for it sure, but the i5 is great if you need to shell out some money for say an ssd.
(+1) I can't wait to get that monitor next week. 60fps? phhhhhh 144hz all the way.
How do you like your evga g1 psu? I know that there is also a g2 version. Is your psu really loud or is it quiet?
Do you like your psu? Is it really loud or average?
Hey how loud is your psu? There is a g1 and a 2 version but the g1 is on sale for me. Is it REALLY loud for you or not that bad?
Indeed the pro wifi is a good choice. However, I feel the pro wifi is overpriced and buying a separate wifi card (provided you have room + its cheaper) means you could use it elsewhere in the future.
I for one went with the asus z97 AR because I am sick of asus being stuiped with their gold colour scheme and the rest of the gaming world being red and black.
:( "One monitor gaming peasant" that hurts real bad...
imo I would spend around $500 on one good monitor because I just can't handle the * borders that companies are not changing!@#~)~@$!!
On another note, wonderful build!
One a side note: Why did you get the kone xtd optical over the laser version? just preference?
Eh man hate the gamer not the controller XD I only use my xbox controller for game testing but other than that...ya..... nothing beats a keyboard/mouse..ever.