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  • 54 months ago

I want to see what people can come up with so I can compare it to my list that I made.

Requests:

Budget: $2,200 USD

Location: US

Use: Gaming

Peripherals required: Keyboard(and monitor if you can fit it in)(i don't need a mouse, as I have a razor naga)

Operating System required: Windows 10

Extra Request: at least 2TB storage and an NVIDIA graphics card/cards (also since this is my first build please dont put hard to put together parts unless they are really needed)

Thanks for any replies!

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

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $309.99 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler $32.50 @ Newegg
Motherboard Asus Z97-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $136.99 @ NCIX US
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $68.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $147.88 @ OutletPC
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $74.99 @ Newegg
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Video Card $639.99 @ B&H
Case Fractal Design Define R5 w/Window (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $119.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply EVGA 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $123.39 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $93.99 @ NCIX US
Monitor Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor $147.89 @ SuperBiiz
Keyboard Logitech G105 Wired Gaming Keyboard $39.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1926.58
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-19 20:48 EST-0500

This will do everything i put more into than you even need so i could reduce the price some as well if you would like.

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  • 54 months ago
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It would be but this i7 is hardly more than the i5 skylake.

And maybe but some games are stuttering with i5s when maxed out and its a 2200 budget.980ti is just as unnecessary as an i7 in my book lol

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  • 54 months ago
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Which is where the i7 will be better than the 6600k

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  • 54 months ago
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Also how hard is it to build a PC? Would it be better for me with my budget to just buy a prebuilt PC or should I still try to build one?

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  • 54 months ago
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Also what is the difference between the Intel i7 CPU and the Intel i5 CPU?

  • 54 months ago
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In desktops, i7s have what is called hyperthreading. Destkop i5s don't. That is the one big difference. I7s may also have more cores, but that's, right now, for a different socket than the two popular ones. So i7s are more popular for workstation uses.

  • 54 months ago
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People tend to overlook the Xeon's. the Intel Xeon E3-1241 V3 is basically a 4790 just with a locked multiplier at much less cost.

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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $283.98 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler CRYORIG H5 Ultimate 76.0 CFM CPU Cooler $42.25 @ Newegg
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $164.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $74.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $77.99 @ NCIX US
Storage Toshiba 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $89.99 @ Micro Center
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Video Card $649.99 @ Amazon
Case Phanteks Enthoo Pro M ATX Mid Tower Case $79.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $123.39 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $93.99 @ NCIX US
Case Fan Phanteks PH-F140SP_BBK 82.1 CFM 140mm Fan $13.60 @ Newegg
Case Fan Phanteks PH-F140SP_BBK 82.1 CFM 140mm Fan $13.60 @ Newegg
Monitor BenQ GW2765HT 60Hz 27.0" Monitor $349.00 @ Amazon
Keyboard G.Skill RIPJAWS KM780 RGB Wired Gaming Keyboard $129.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2187.74
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-19 20:56 EST-0500
  • 54 months ago
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When I was looking at yours I got this compatibility note:

"The Phanteks Enthoo Pro M ATX Mid Tower Case supports video cards up to 420mm long, but video cards over 300mm may block drive bays. Since the Asus GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Video Card is 305mm long, some drive bays may not be usable."

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non issue. the case only has a 2 HDD cage in the bottom compartment and the main chamber is all for open airflow. even with the optional drive trays for the Pro M it can fit 305mm long gpus just fine. this review of the evolv atx that has an identical chassis shows two 270X toxics not crossing over the optional HDD tray area.

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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Xeon E3-1241 V3 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $282.46 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard ASRock Z97 EXTREME6 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $163.87 @ Newegg
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $73.70 @ OutletPC
Storage Mushkin Reactor 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $267.48 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $53.47 @ OutletPC
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R9 Fury X 4GB Video Card $651.61 @ SuperBiiz
Case Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case $126.18 @ Micro Center
Power Supply Rosewill 1050W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $119.78 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $19.13 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $96.87 @ OutletPC
Monitor Samsung S27E310H 60Hz 27.0" Monitor $213.98 @ Amazon
Keyboard SteelSeries APEX Wired Gaming Keyboard $64.18 @ Best Buy
Mouse Logitech Performance Wireless Laser Mouse $58.62 @ Adorama
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2276.33
Mail-in rebates -$85.00
Total $2191.33
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-20 19:19 EST-0500
  • 54 months ago
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This is a NON-Overclocking CPU (which IS paired to an OC board should you wish to swap CPU's for any reason) I use this CPU personally and pound for pound it keeps up with a 6700 (notice not the OC variant). The Mushkin Reactor SSD is not a Samsung EVO, but it is quit fast and for that price on a budget this big is VERY justified especially if you want to do rendering (another reason for the Xeon) The Keyboard will pair well with a wireless mouse (has 2 USB ports on the head of the keyboard where the wire enters) and i've left plenty of room for Crossfire as well, 3-way IS supported but you would need a 1200 watt power supply at that point.

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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $237.58 @ Micro Center
CPU Cooler Deepcool CAPTAIN 360 273.4 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing Liquid CPU Cooler $107.97 @ Newegg
Motherboard ASRock Z170 Gaming K4/D3 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $139.08 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $80.12 @ OutletPC
Storage Mushkin Reactor 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $267.48 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $53.47 @ OutletPC
Video Card Sapphire Radeon R9 Fury X 4GB Video Card $651.61 @ SuperBiiz
Case Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case $126.18 @ Micro Center
Power Supply Rosewill 1050W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $119.78 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $19.13 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $96.87 @ OutletPC
Monitor Samsung S27E310H 60Hz 27.0" Monitor $213.98 @ Amazon
Keyboard SteelSeries APEX Wired Gaming Keyboard $64.18 @ Best Buy
Mouse Logitech Performance Wireless Laser Mouse $58.62 @ Adorama
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2301.05
Mail-in rebates -$65.00
Total $2236.05
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-20 19:31 EST-0500
  • 54 months ago
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For overclocking (obviously) Im not too well versed on the 1151 socket Mobo's so if someone with more experience on the new boards wants to tweak please do an highlight why if im wrong (im still learning too!) Parts are relatively the same and while i do blow the budget by $36 dollars you will be able to handle everything for atleast 3 years unless you want to go to 4k gaming, which room is provided powerwise for OC and Crossfire.

  • 54 months ago
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http://pcpartpicker.com/p/tHmX4D

Check it. Might be right for you. You're welcome to only use 8GB of RAM if wanted.

  • 54 months ago
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he did mention rendering which i think is why we all sprung for the 16GB of ram. Thats a nice build but i think it lacks in graphical power for rendering. Although in Crossfire the 390 should handle well enough.

  • 54 months ago
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Yeah, i will update it, since i added 16 GB ram instead of 8

  • 54 months ago
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So I have 16GB of 3000MHz G.Skill TridentZ series 2x8GB added. Anything else I should change?

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