I'm considering this overclock build, for development and flight simulation. In 1-2 years I will upgrade the graphics card for 4k.

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Type
Item
Price

CPU
Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
$227.99 @ NCIX US

CPU Cooler
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
$29.99 @ Newegg

Thermal Compound
Innovation Cooling Diamond "7 Carat" 1.5g Thermal Paste
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Motherboard
ASRock Z87 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
$114.99 @ Newegg

Memory
Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
$134.99 @ Amazon

Storage
Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk
$114.00 @ Amazon

Storage
Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk
$114.00 @ Amazon

Storage
Samsung 840 EVO 500GB 2.5" Solid State Disk
$269.99 @ Amazon

Video Card
MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card
$319.99 @ Amazon

Case
Fractal Design Define R4 (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case
$79.99 @ Newegg

Power Supply
Corsair RM 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply
$89.99 @ Newegg

Total

Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.
$1495.92

Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-06 17:01 EDT-0400

Should I use a different air cooler? I want to overclock to at least 4.5Ghz while remaining quiet at idle.

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You should be ok, if the cooler is too loud, just swap the fans for more quiet ones.

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Noctua NH-D14. I did the same build except for last years components, last year. 4.5ghz stable with the ULNA's on the NH-D14 with the 3770k...max temp hits 80C after 2 hours of prime95.

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Why do you have 3 SSDs?

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