I needed some more horsepower for my FPGA compiles, and because it’s been so long since my last PC build, I decided to take advantage of some free time I had, and build a new machine.
This machine is a quad-core i7 build with 32GB of DDR3 and (2) 240GB SSDs.
PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/b9p7bv
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/b9p7bv/by_merchant/
CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($279.99 @ Micro Center)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-C12P SE14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($63.97 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($129.99 @ B&H)
Memory: (2) G.Skill Sniper Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($104.78 @ OutletPC)
Storage: (2) Sandisk Extreme Pro 240GB 2.5″ Solid State Drive ($129.88 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB WINDFORCE Video Card ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair SPEC-03 Red ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill 500W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($69.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.75 @ OutletPC)
Here are some photos from the build, enjoy!