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Hello Overclockers! Having just joined I would like to say hi before I ask about my build. I will be using this build for primarily gaming, movie watching, and web browsing. Please let me know if I can save some money without sacrificing quality or performance. Hoping this build will be able to slay Witcher 3 and Battlefield 4 on max settings. I put the 850w power supply in because I plan on doing sli when this build starts to wane on performance. Plan on overclocking the CPU to around 4.0-4.2, nothing serious. Probably will leave the GPU as is. Just going to use my Sidewinder X6 keyboard and X5 mouse since I am so used to them and like them. Thank you. CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($223.98 @ SuperBiiz) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC) Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($199.99 @ Amazon) Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($73.98 @ NCIX US) Storage: Samsung 840 Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($164.99 @ NCIX US) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC) Video Card: MSI GTX N780 TF 3GD5/OC 3GB Video Card ($659.99 @ Amazon) Case: Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 850W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($109.99 @ NCIX US) Optical Drive: LG UH12NS30 Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($40.00 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($87.98 @ Outlet PC) Monitor: Dell U2713HM 60Hz 27.0" Monitor ($596.96 @ Amazon) Total: $2312.81 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-22 11:10 EDT-0400)
So i am currently running a Radeon 4890HD (Old, I know!) and I do a heavy amount of gaming. I wanted to see if I could get any solid recommendations for around $200 US that would be a noticeable difference that what I am currently running. (PCI-E Cards only) The card can not be incredibly beefy either due to limited space in the casing and using a smaller motherboard. Any Advice? Games I play: MMOs - Final Fantasy A realm unborn (Beta stages atm) First person shooters - Counter Strike but will eventually play BF4 once released. Appreciate any help!