Yo, could anyone here check on my Build?

The build I've assembled:    

PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/2ntUC  

Price breakdown by merchant: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/2ntUC/by_merchant/  

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£166.90 @ Amazon UK)   

Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£77.50 @ Amazon UK)   

Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£57.47 @ Amazon UK)   

Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£42.00 @ Aria PC)   

Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card (£225.72 @ Dabs)   

Case: Zalman Z11 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case (£47.98 @ Amazon UK)   

Power Supply: Fractal Design Integra R2 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£54.29 @ CCL Computers)   

Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer (£11.98 @ Ebuyer)   

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) (£86.76 @ Amazon UK)   

Total: £770.60  
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)  
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-21 00:15 GMT+0000)  


I already have a keyboard and mouse, the rig will be used for gaming and light general use, I do plan on overclocking but I'll be getting a aftermarket CPU cooler later down the line, it's the same with a SSD, I'll only be playing at 1080p on the near future and  I need a OS and a optical drive. 

This build is about the same in terms of performance, but incorporates some higher quality parts.


I would go with Warpig's build there unless you particularly like the intel chip. Please steer clear of the AsRock mobo's. According to my buddy who builds pcs for a living those boards have a lot of problems.

I would highly recommend shelling out the extra money for a 80+Gold certified power supply over the Bronze. I'm running a similar rig to Warpig's list and my RM650 (650W) runs the system no problemo and is very quiet (runs without fan when under 40%ish load) so I'd recommend a look at that one: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-rm650

Thanks man

Thanks :D