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    Old 05-24-2014, 08:07 PM
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    Why are you going Z87 at all? Your CPU can't overclock so that fuctionality of the Z boards are gone and Z97 are out as well.

    Looking at your build, I don't understand why people go with the Samsung 840 EVO. The Crucial M500 has a better NAND and is cheaper. PSU is overkill, any decent 550w should do, such as the XFX or an Rosewill Capstone. RAM seems to be more expensive than it needs to be, http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gskill-memory-f31600c9d8gao is fine.
    I have no idea why am I going Z87, should I go Z97? What MoBo would you suggest?
    Also, might seem counter intuitive but I would prefer if the motherboard had integrated WiFi, wiring in my house is a total mess and it's almost impossible to use ethernet in the room I'll have the computer, of course I could get a WiFi PCi card or a router (though I think that's a bit much).

    I've gone with te Samsung 840 EVO 'cause the reviews tend to favour that one instead of the Crucial M5000: http://ssd.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Samsung-840-Evo-250GB-vs-Crucial-M500-240GB/1594vs1551

    I'll consider changing the PSU, it does seem a little bit over the top.
    The reason I chose Corsair's Vengeance for RAM it's because it needs to be from amazon otherwise the shipping costs would be ludicrous, that G.Skill RAM costs more on Amazon.

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    I have no idea why am I going Z87, should I go Z97? What MoBo would you suggest?

    I've gone with te Samsung 840 EVO 'cause the reviews tend to favour that one instead of the Crucial M5000: http://ssd.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Samsung-840-Evo-250GB-vs-Crucial-M500-240GB/1594vs1551

    I'll consider changing the PSU, it does seem a little bit over the top.
    The reason I chose Corsair's Vengeance for RAM it's because it needs to be from amazon otherwise the shipping costs would be ludicrous, that G.Skill RAM costs more on Amazon.
    Honestly, the speed differences between SSDs don't matter that much while the NAND (life of the SSD) does more. Also, do you not live in the US? Newegg offers free shipping.

    For the motherboard, a H97 board should do.
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    Honestly, the speed differences between SSDs don't matter that much while the NAND (life of the SSD) does more. Also, do you not live in the US? Newegg offers free shipping.

    For the motherboard, a H97 board should do.

    Ok, thanks for pointing that out, I'll aslo check out some H9Z motherboards.

    I live in Mexico, so no Newegg, Amazon seems to be the only viable option.
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