[Build Ready] My First Gaming Rig

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $222.75 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $28.98 @ OutletPC
Motherboard ASRock Fatal1ty Z97X Killer ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $114.99 @ Micro Center
Memory PNY XLR8 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $53.99 @ Amazon
Storage PNY XLR8 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $89.34 @ Mwave
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Purchased For $0.00
Video Card XFX Radeon R9 290 4GB Double Dissipation Video Card $252.98 @ Newegg
Case Phanteks Enthoo Pro ATX Full Tower Case $99.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $59.99 @ NCIX US
Optical Drive Lite-On iHAS424-98 DVD/CD Writer Purchased For $0.00
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $87.75 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1133.76
Mail-in rebates -$123.00
Total $1010.76
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-03-07 09:56 EST-0500

Much more powerful CPU, better cooler

For gaming, 16GB RAM is going to be mostly unused

Much better GPU, case, and PSU

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