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Looking for the best gaming/ multitasking monster for under 3500 US dollars.

Tigerstyle111
  • 55 months ago

I have a keyboard, mouse, and mic.

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  • 55 months ago
  • 2 points

Work in progress

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $369.99 @ B&H
CPU Cooler CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler $34.50 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI Z170 Krait Gaming ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $129.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Mushkin Blackline 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $89.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $96.29 @ Amazon
Video Card Zotac GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB AMP! Video Card (2-Way SLI) $629.99 @ Amazon
Video Card Zotac GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB AMP! Video Card (2-Way SLI) $629.99 @ Amazon
Case Phanteks Enthoo Pro ATX Full Tower Case $99.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $121.11 @ Mac Mall
Monitor Acer Predator X34 100Hz 34.0" Monitor $1299.99 @ NCIX US
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $3501.83
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-10-29 13:25 EDT-0400
  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

Looking for DDR4 4K compatible build.

  • 55 months ago
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Do you need a monitor?

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes I do.

  • 55 months ago
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My build above is pretty solid and has the greatest gaming monitor on the planet...

  • 55 months ago
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It's also not UHD like OP asked for.

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

Not necessarily true.

The PC 4k compatible.

The monitor is so much easier to run than 4k and will give a much better gaming experience.

  • 55 months ago
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Not necessarily true.

That's absolutely true. Why would they ask for UHD capability and not want a UHD monitor?

Too, you're talking about a monitor that, yes, is roughly half the pixel count of UHD, but it's also a lot higher refresh rate. Assuming constant max refresh rates, the Predator at 100Hz will push 495.36mil pixels a second. A UHD monitor running 60Hz is pushing 497.66mil pixels a second. That's the difference of a single rendered frame on an HD monitor.

So no. It's not a lot easier to run. It's not easier to run at all.

  • 55 months ago
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CPU: This is the second most powerful consumer CPU on the market. The only thing better than it is the 5960X, but for that you are paying 80% more for a maximum possible 33% gain. Way not worth the price increase, especially when considering it will get you next to no gains in games since nothing supports that much. It will also open you up to adding a third card in the future.

Cooler: The best in air cooling at the moment. It also has the benefit of not looking like actual crap like its competition, the NH-D14.

Motherboard: The Raider is arguably to X99 what the UP4 was to X79. The Raider offers you all the features of the X99 chipset without packaging a ton of extras you don't use which only raise the price. It has a ton of USB 3.0 and SATAIII ports, it has on-board USB 3.1 unlike some other boards which get bundled with an add-in card, supports 3-way CFX/SLI, supports M.2 drives, obviously has DDR4, and is a very modest-looking board. It gets you everything X99 should deliver, but without a ridiculous price tag.

GPU: If you're going with UHD then the non-X Furies are the go-to cards. They have demonstrated themselves time and time again to be equal to or better than 980TIs at this resolution, and especially when put into Crossfire where it scales better than the 980TI's SLI. They're also considerably cheaper, being $200 less as a pair than 980TIs.

PSU: I wanted there to be room for a third card in the future. This does bring up a couple questions and options based on whether or not you want to consider a third card in the future.

If you don't care about ever adding in a third card two things can change. The CPU can be bumped down to a 5820K which will free up a good $200, as well as the PSU being bumped down to an 850W-1000W unit which will drop the price by about another $50. This would free up funds to either be spent on further bettering the computer or to simply not be spent at all, since you're already getting what you want out of the computer.

Monitor: The monitor I chose has two key elements I look for in every monitor these days. It's IPS and it supports adaptive-sync; in this case Freesync.

There is also enough room in the budget to go with more expensive and elaborate setups like the Freesync version of the Acer's 21:9 X34, which also is IPS and supports Freesync, but also has the benefit of an increased refresh rate of 75Hz.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-5930K 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $549.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler be quiet! DARK ROCK TF 67.8 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler $79.90 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI X99A Raider ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $212.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Value 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $89.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial BX100 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $299.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R9 Fury 4GB Tri-X Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) $529.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R9 Fury 4GB Tri-X Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) $529.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Phanteks Enthoo Pro M ATX Mid Tower Case $84.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 1300 G2 1300W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $155.99 @ NCIX US
Monitor LG 27MU67 60Hz 27.0" Monitor $498.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $3072.80
Mail-in rebates -$40.00
Total $3032.80
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-10-30 11:48 EDT-0400
  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

If you don't care about ever adding in a third card two things can change. The CPU can be bumped down to a 5820K

Actually the 5820K would work fine for 3 GPU's. 8X8X8X = 24 lanes. The 5820K has 28. This works fine. The extra $200 on the 5930K is really only useful for quad-GPU configurations where 8X8X8X8X=32 (more than 28). In a triple GPU configuration, the extra lanes provided by the 5930K won't really do anything useful as two of the GPU's will still have to run in 8X anyway on this particular motherboard.

  • 55 months ago
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Why did you chose a topflow cpu cooler? The Dark Rock Pro Series is way more powerful.

Edit: okay i just looked it up and wow xD yeah now i know why you choosed it xD

  • 55 months ago
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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-5820K 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor $369.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $134.99 @ Newegg
Thermal Compound Arctic Cooling MX4 4g Thermal Paste $5.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard ASRock X99 Extreme6 ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $213.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 32GB (8 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $259.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $173.89 @ OutletPC
Storage Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $76.50 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB Superclocked Video Card $1029.33 @ B&H
Case Corsair 780T ATX Full Tower Case $169.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair 860W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $199.99 @ Amazon
Optical Drive Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer $16.88 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $89.88 @ OutletPC
Monitor Acer XB280HK 60Hz 28.0" Monitor $699.00 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $3500.30
Mail-in rebates -$60.00
Total $3440.30
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-10-30 22:31 EDT-0400
  • 55 months ago
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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-5960X 3.0GHz 8-Core Processor $989.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i GTX 70.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $104.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus X99-DELUXE ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $386.98 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $96.99 @ Amazon
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $96.29 @ Amazon
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $96.29 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital BLACK SERIES 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $106.99 @ Newegg
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) $639.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) $639.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Corsair Air 540 ATX Mid Tower Case $144.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply XFX PRO Black Edition 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $117.99 @ NCIX US
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $3421.48
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-10-29 11:55 EDT-0400
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  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes, yes it does

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  • 55 months ago
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You can go with cheaper motherboard to stay in the budget, also i pick good PSU so you can overclock and for the SSD you will need to wait for 1-5 November to get out but it will be worth it.

This is 4k Killer if you got any questions let me know.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-5960X 3.0GHz 8-Core Processor $989.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i GTX 70.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $104.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus X99-DELUXE/U3.1 ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $379.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $96.99 @ Amazon
Storage Samsung 950 PRO 512GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $347.99 @ B&H
Storage Western Digital BLACK SERIES 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $66.56 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB HYBRID Video Card (2-Way SLI) $714.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB HYBRID Video Card (2-Way SLI) $714.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Corsair Air 540 ATX Mid Tower Case $144.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA 1000W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $149.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $3711.47
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-10-29 12:40 EDT-0400 12:40 EDT-0400
  • 55 months ago
  • 0 points

You're a good $200 over OP's budget and you have no monitor.

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

Next time try to read the description aswell before posting comment, and he didn't state that he needed monitor,OS etc ...

Everyone who is making a thread should read the guidelines first, so that the community will be able to make the build perfect.

  • 55 months ago
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staffsMike: Do you need a monitor?

Tigerstyle111: Yes I do.

Good job.

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

I post the build before he stated that he needed monitor too.

http://prntscr.com/8xb2nt that means 1 hour after i posted my build.

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  • 55 months ago
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Yeah i know.

He doesn't even need 6 core CPU for this build, i made another better one.

But he will need to wait few weeks so that the PG27AQ will be on sale.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $369.99 @ B&H
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i GTX 70.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $104.20 @ Mac Mall
Motherboard ASRock Z170 OC Formula ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $235.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $114.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 950 PRO 256GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $197.99 @ B&H
Video Card Zotac GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB AMP! Extreme Video Card (2-Way SLI) $669.99 @ Amazon
Video Card Zotac GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB AMP! Extreme Video Card (2-Way SLI) $669.99 @ Amazon
Case Cooler Master MasterCase Pro 5 ATX Mid Tower Case $136.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply EVGA 1000W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $135.99 @ SuperBiiz
Other Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2636.12
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-10-30 16:16 EDT-0400
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