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Gaming PC build for 985! Complete bang for your buck!!

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  • 56 months ago

here is the build I just made using a guide from PC Gamer Mag. I made this amazing gaming pc which can run GTA on Medium to High settings! Tell me what you think! The link is below. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/t9RCxr

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  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

Well, there isn't a power supply. So it's not gonna run anything.

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

1st of all, you should have asked this in the "part list opinions wanted" section of the forum.

but since you're already here, the cpu is a locked cpu on a motherboard offering overclocking capability, its just a waist, yu should get the unlocked version of that cpu : http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80662i56600k

also, if this is souly for gaming 16gb is slightly OP, 8gb is enough for gaming and no psu, i recomend this one : https://pcpartpicker.com/part/evga-power-supply-110b20750vr

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

Some new games like Witcher 3 and Star Wars: Battlefront need at least 16GB of memory in order to play at medium to high settings. If he's going to be gaming, he'll eventually need the extra 8GB.

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

I can run Witcher 3 at max settings with an i5-4460 and 8gb of ram, both of which are below the recommended specs.

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

oh ok

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor $205.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler $34.50 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI H170 Gaming M3 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $109.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $82.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $40.50 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Video Card $318.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case NZXT S340 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 @ Micro Center
Power Supply SeaSonic S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $48.60 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $921.55
Mail-in rebates -$20.00
Total $901.55
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-10-29 17:03 EDT-0400
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  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

I like this but assuming overclocking is taking place id kick the PSU up to a 600w - 650w just for some headroom

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  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh I know they are good, seasonic underneath the semi modulars. I just think it will be pushed quite hard.

  • 56 months ago
  • 1 point

I agree. Pushing an i5 to over 4GHz can run the wattage up 75w over the estimated system wattage. I know that's the case for the 4690k, and I wouldn't expect a significantly different number from the 6600k. Plus there's the fact that the 390 draws more power than the 275w TDP

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