BIF wrote:Well, I think the 1050 watt PSU is a good choice. He'll need more if he even adds only one GPU to the mix.
But to the OP: If you don't already have one, you're probably going to need a new UPS that can do the sine-wave thingie during switchover to battery. If not, the power supply/motherboard will just shut down. Don't want that!
dractul wrote:You probably want an aftermarket cooler for that unlocked processor.
dractul wrote:You're very close to the cost of a Radeon R9-290, which delivers much better gaming performance. I paid $400 +6 shipping for the Sapphire Radeon R9-290 at the beginning of November. You may want to wait for the new models with better coolers to become more widely available and for the Litecoin mining scheme to collapse to get Newegg to stop price gouging on these GPUs.
dractul wrote:While that's a fine drive for storing your games and files, you'll probably want an SSD for your operating system.$120 3.0 TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.14
dractul wrote:That's far too much money to waste on an over-sized power supply. Here's a better quality more efficient unit with plenty of capacity for less than half of the price.
dractul wrote:That's a lot of money to spend on a case.$180 -10MIR Corsair Graphite 600T
dractul wrote:I would hope the PSU is essentially future proof for now. Yes it is overkill for now, but it gives enough growing room for the foreseeable future.
dractul wrote:The case, I just built another system in the 600T and it is an amazing case.