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I have never built PC before, so I'd like to see your thoughts about this build.

 

 
CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor  (£180.47 @ Amazon UK) 
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 103 43.1 CFM CPU Cooler  (£18.06 @ CCL Computers) 
Motherboard: ASRock Z97M Pro4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard  (£79.99 @ Ebuyer) 
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory  (£33.48 @ Amazon UK) 
Storage: A-Data Premier SP550 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive  (£38.99 @ Amazon UK) 
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  (£29.99 @ Aria PC) 
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 390 8GB Video Card  (£249.59 @ Aria PC) 
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case  (£49.98 @ Aria PC) 
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply  (£51.36 @ CCL Computers) 
Total: £731.91
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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Few questions:
 
1) Are there any parts that might not last for long?
2) Any way to knock down the price?
3) Any cheap upgrades?
 
I'll be using this PC for playing games such as CSGO, TF2, SFM and also for coding.
Will not be streaming while playing and want fps > 150 at all times on max settings.
 
Thank you!
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It looks good to me -- the only thing I would do is switch to two 4gb sticks and take advantage of dual channel (not that it really matters anyway, but it looks nicer imo). I would also switch the cooler to a Cooler Master Hyper 212/BeQuiet Pure Rock (or you can spend a bit more and go for a bequiet shadow rock/dark rock, or Noctua NH-D14/D15).

 

Now, with all of that said....if you're intention is tf2, csgo, SFM, and coding, then you can get by spending half as much. Also, getting over 60fps is meaningless if your monitor's refresh rate isn't above 60hz. (and even if you have a 144hz monitor, that build is still overkill for getting 150~ fps in TF2 -- with that set up you'd be looking at around 300 fps). 

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Ok. I was going to get 2x4gb ram, had wrong in list. I'll rechoose coolerer. But can I install windows10 to this pc for free as I have laptop with win7 that can be upgreaded for free. And I'm going to get 144HZ monitor. And would switching to r9 380 and saving 70€ be worth it?

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Ok. I was going to get 2x4gb ram, had wrong in list. I'll rechoose coolerer. But can I install windows10 to this pc for free as I have laptop with win7 that can be upgreaded for free. And I'm going to get 144HZ monitor. And would switching to r9 380 and saving 70€ be worth it?

 

Yes, you'll be able to upgrade to win 10 for free, although I personally wouldn't. If your budget isn't broken, I'd just stick with a r9 390 as it is one of the best GPUs on the market. However, if you want to save a few extra pounds/euros/dollars/rubles/rupies/whatever then yeah, you could switch to the 380, but it's entirely your choice.

 

EDIT: I just re-read what you said and no, if you have a current device with win 7 you won't be able to upgrade to win 10 on your new pc, you'll have to buy windows again.

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Yes, you'll be able to upgrade to win 10 for free, although I personally wouldn't. If your budget isn't broken, I'd just stick with a r9 390 as it is one of the best GPUs on the market. However, if you want to save a few extra pounds/euros/dollars/rubles/rupies/whatever then yeah, you could switch to the 380, but it's entirely your choice.

 

EDIT: I just re-read what you said and no, if you have a current device with win 7 you won't be able to upgrade to win 10 on your new pc, you'll have to buy windows again.

Alright
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