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Nick_Morgan4 36 months ago

This is my first build and have a $1500-$2000 budget

Need input on overall build for Gaming/School/Internet Surfing and also need different opinions on peripherals

Need Monitor (prefer 2), mouse, mouse pad, and keyboard (thinking mechanical with brown switches)

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $239.95 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $138.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard Asus Z170-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $153.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $64.99 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $86.99 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital BLACK SERIES 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $73.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 980 4GB STRIX Video Card $499.99 @ Amazon
Case NZXT H440 (White/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $118.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply SeaSonic G 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $69.99 @ NCIX US
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $86.86 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1534.63
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-03-30 20:58 EDT-0400

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HuggyH 1 point 36 months ago

Can you tell me the size of your hand annd what grip you use to grip the mouse. As for the keyboard the Coolermaster Masterkeys looks like a great keyboard, get a glorious mouse pad: http://www.pcgamingrace.com/products/glorious-extended-gaming-mouse-mat

as for monitors here: 1 ms resp time: https://pcpartpicker.com/part/acer-monitor-umhg0ee001

IPS 4 ms resp time: https://pcpartpicker.com/part/acer-monitor-umkg7aa002

HashSlingingSlasher 1 Build 1 point 36 months ago

Monitor suggestion, also 1ms resp time and 144Hz: https://pcpartpicker.com/part/asus-monitor-vg248qe