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First build, budget 1500-2000

Simonjochoa
  • 55 months ago

Hi i want to build my own pc, but have no idea what to get.

  • budget: 1500 - 2000

  • location: US

  • use: gaming, CAD, CFD Analysis ( icepak)

  • peripherals: I would need at least 4 USB ports, able to connect to monitor, an HDMI to connect to TV.

  • operating system: windows 10 pro

  • ram: at least 16 gb

  • optical drive: blue ray/ DVD reader

  • ssd drive

  • HDD size not to important I have an external 4tb hardrive

  • ability to upgrade for future.

Comments

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

Any particular reason you need an Optical drive?

What peripherals do you need (this is not how many USB ports) OS? Monitor? Mouse? Keyboard? etc.

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

Some programs that i currently have install via a CD.

And I dont care for peripherals.

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-5820K 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor $374.99 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $108.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard ASRock Fatal1ty X99X Killer ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $209.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $89.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $149.99 @ Newegg
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Video Card $639.99 @ Newegg
Case Phanteks Enthoo Luxe ATX Full Tower Case $109.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair RM 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $112.98 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer $29.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM (64-bit) $124.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2046.89
Mail-in rebates -$110.00
Total $1936.89
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-24 14:04 EST-0500

Here you go burh thats hope this helps!

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

Over a $100 in main in rebates? Those don't count bud.

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

I looked at both of your builds and they look great. I made my own from research and reading some forums what do you guys think?

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/tCXm99

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

Here's my suggestion: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Gmz8GX

6 Cores may be helpful in CAD and in the other build posted by jashanjassal but...

Here are some reasons to consider my build:

  • RAM is spread over 4 DIMMs which helps in CAD software(s).
  • Includes both SSD and High Performance HDD
  • Extremely silent case
  • Red and Black Themed
  • CPU Cooler is a EKWB cooler. This will keep your rig running cooler than you think. I can go more into detail if needed.
  • Most importantly I am under your budget.

If you have any comments, questions, concerns about the parts I chose and why or how to build a computer please feel free to ask! :)

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

I looked at both of your builds and they look great. I made my own from research and reading some forums what do you guys think?

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/tCXm99

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

Everything looks good except for the GTX 970. But it really depends on what you do. BUT IN GAMING the R9 390 kills the 970 just fyi.

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

RAM is spread over 4 DIMMs which helps in CAD software(s).

The i7-4790K only has 2 memory channels. Spreading 16GB of memory out to 4 DIMM's instead of 2 DIMM's does nothing for interleave on this platform. Both of those configurations support all of the interleave capabilities of the memory controller.

Furthermore, there is no tangible performance scaling from channel interleave in CAD software.

CPU Cooler is a EKWB cooler. This will keep your rig running cooler than you think. I can go more into detail if needed.

The primary bottleneck for cooling an 1150 socket CPU is thermal density and thermal interface.

The difference between a $20 HSF and $200 HSF will buy no more than 5% performance from overclocking headroom here. That cooling system is a waste.

  • 55 months ago
  • 1 point

It looks better tho lmao XD

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