How to Build a Gaming PC: Step by Step

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ModCrash's step by step guide on how to build a gaming PC

NZXT H440 Build Parts 2014

You decided you want to build a gaming PC, right? With this guide you will have all the steps you need to build your blazing fast gaming computer just like the pro’s do. With ModCrash’s custom gaming PC builders guide, you will have your new gaming rig up and running in no time. Then you will be ready for some Titanfall. We decided to break up our article on how to build a gaming PC into a 3 part series. Throughout the series, we will cover the basic gaming rig component installation, water-cooling, installing and optimizing Windows like a pro and overclocking. So gather up your components and let’s get started!

We would like to thank EVGA, Kingston Technologies, NZXT, XSPC and Seasonic for providing components used this series.

Selecting the parts

When you want to build a gaming PC, selecting the parts is an important process. To know what parts work great with others takes some time and research. Luckily we do that part for you monthly here at ModCrash. Visit our Build a Gaming PC: Recommended Parts Titanfall Edition. For this build we are using the following parts:

Build A Gaming PC: The Parts We Used
Case NZXT Technologies H440 Mid Tower Chassis Cases $119.96
Motherboard EVGA Z87 FTW LGA1150 $229.99
CPU Intel Core i5-4670K Quad-Core Desktop Processor 3.4 GHZ $234.99
Memory Kingston Technology HyperX Beast Series 16GB Kit (2x8GB) 1866MHz $166.74
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 770 SC 2GB $368.63
PSU SeaSonic Platinum SS-860XP2 $201.31
Storage Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB 6.0 Gb/s Solid State Drive $152.00

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