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Strong Machine but not for aesthetics

MarFra23
  • 54 months ago

So my current goal is to build a strong machine for the new gaming era coming... I have in mind the new i7 6700k processor together with the 980ti, I have seen a lot of builds featuring but they also spend quite a bit in the looks of the tower or the parts... my main goal is basically performance rather than look! I have a little part that I set but I need opinions from others

https://pcpartpicker.com/user/MarFra23/saved/#view=GjWQzy

thats the parts, what you guys think? considering this is my first build so i'm not too experience when it comes to desktops hehe

Comments

  • 54 months ago
  • 2 points

Stayed with your core layout since maybe you have other plans for this build? If it is in fact for strictly gaming it's overkill. Switched the PSU to a better EVGA, switched the motherboard to an unlocked board and switched to DDR4 RAM for Skylake. And lastly switched the cooler to a cryorig.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $419.99 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler $30.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Asus Z170-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $138.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $77.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $77.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $77.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $58.65 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB WINDFORCE 3X Video Card $599.99 @ Amazon
Case Thermaltake Versa H21 Window ATX Mid Tower Case $36.55 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA GS 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $80.62 @ Mac Mall
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1599.75
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-27 14:12 EST-0500
  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you guys for all the ideas, good thing you guys told me about the ddr3 and skylake I forgot to check that before, I do have plans for the computer aside from gaming... thanks for this layout I follow it I change later the 980ti to an EVGA

But thanks for all the recomendations!

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

To me it looks great. Maybe 2 SSD: 120 GB for OS, and your other for games to load fast.

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  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

^ pretty much this if your build is in fact strictly gaming.

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