Want to build a new PC for Dota? Not satisfied with your current performance and want to upgrade? As a frequent poster at r/buildapc and general pc building enthusiast, I'd love to help you make your dream Dota PC!

how does this build look? decided on the 4690k/z97 for the $300 at microcenter. not planning to oc right away. need input on a good monitor and any other recommendations.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $226.69 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI Z97-GAMING 5 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $125.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $54.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial MX100 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $64.95 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $52.69 @ NCIX US
Video Card Asus Radeon R9 290 4GB DirectCU II Video Card $293.98 @ Newegg
Case Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $56.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $39.99 @ Newegg
Monitor Asus VN248H-P 23.8" Monitor $129.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1126.24
Mail-in rebates -$80.00
Total $1046.24
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-04-02 14:12 EDT-0400
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