Building my first gaming pc

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    Building my first gaming pc


    I am getting ready to order parts to build my first gaming rig on monday. I have a budget of $950 to do this on. I have some parts in this pc that i will reuse to save money these are the parts i have System Build - PCPartPicker. And these are the parts i'm thinking about buying Intel Core i5-4690K, EVGA GeForce GTX 960, Fractal Design Define R4 (Black Pearl) - System Build - PCPartPicker. Games that i would play are Fallout 4 The Witcher 3 GTA V and similar titles. So how does the build look this will be my first time building and just want to make sure i get something that will last me. I'm open to any ideas on this build but an os needs to be included in the budget. Thanks.
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    Hi Xiusho Just wondering what PSU you will be using (cheep ones are not worth buying, Go for a branded one) as the PSU is the heart of your rig :)
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  3. Posts : 19
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    I have it listed in the parts i'm going to reuse. It's an EVGA 600B.
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    You may need to consider a new PSU and maybe a few more Watts, but good luck with your build, its exciting :)
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    Is the PSU i have now good enough to use for a month or two? With the parts i have picked out right now i'm real close to my budget limit. I'm not sure i can afford a better PSU right now without changing the build.
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    Myself I would say yeah - but I would wait say a month (to save a bit more money) and then build with a new PSU :)
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  7. Posts : 19
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    Ok what kind of PSU would you recommend to get? I will see if i can fit it into my budget.
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    Looking at the compatible PSUs to your GPU I would go for > Corsair RM 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply (RM750) - PCPartPicker, I use a Corsair and have no complaints :)

    But remember this is only my opinion :)
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    Well looks like the only way i could do that is to not get the OS right now. Does windows 10 have a free 30 day trial like 7 does? If not i'm not sure what i will do.
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  10. Stephanie's Avatar
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    Please post any Windows 10 install questions here :) > Installation and Setup - Windows 10 Forums
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