Gaming PC Build help, noob here!!!

  Dabojable 23:46 19 Jan 2015

I am thinking of purchasing the following parts, I want to game and video process (convert videos from 30 - 60FPS..VERY CPU INTENSIVE!!!). I want to try and keep it budget (no overkill) but I want it to be fast. Is this good.

  • BitFenix Comrade Midi-Tower - Black £29.99

  • 1TB Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 3.5" SATA III Hard Drive - HDD x
    2 £79.08

  • MSI Z87-G43 ATX Motherboard (Intel Z87, 4x DDR3, DVI, HDMI, 4x
    USB3.0, GBE LAN, LGA1150 Socket) £68.66

  • LG BH16NS40.AUAR10B 16x SATA Internal BD-RW Retail Kit £73.08

  • EVGA 500W 80 Plus Power Supply (100-W1-0500-KR) £33.76

  • Palit NVidia GeForce GTX 970 Graphics Card (4GB, GDDR5, PCI Express 3.0) £290.29

  • Intel Core i7 i7-4790K CPU (Quad Core 4GHz, Socket H3
    LGA-1150) £274.00

  • 1600MHz RAM Speed, CAS 9-9-9-24 Timings, 1.5v VDIMM, Lifetime
    Warranty with Crucial. £64.36

  • TP-Link TL-WN881ND 300Mbps Wireless N PCI Express Adapter £15.92

comes to around £1000. I am not sure about mobo, any good ones please suggest. Please help me find the best parts possible.

Thanks in advance guys, this is much appreciated :)

  Dylan343 07:09 23 Jan 2015

I have the Nvidia GTX 760 and that requires a minimum of 500W as does the 970. I firstly tried using a 650W power supply but that was surging in my PC, luckily my motherboard turned the PC off before any damage was done. I now have a 750W power supply by Corsair and everything is running great. I would recommend getting the same Wattage power supply or better if you can afford it. Hope this helps(:

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