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I need an opinion on my build. (I'm a noob)

jglennon29

39 months ago

Any comments or suggestions just tell me. I'm a noob, but I have tried to do some research about the parts. If I am doing something idiotic with my build please tell me!

http://pcpartpicker.com/list/WXtQd6

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  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

What will you be doing with your build?

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

gaming mostly

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

This build should be fine. If you want to cut costs more, I'd suggest only getting 8GB of RAM as that is more than enough for gaming. The i5-6600K is a great choice for gaming (which rarely if ever uses more than 2-3 cores anyway, so 4 cores is perfect) and with the motherboard and cooler I selected it is overclockable if you ever want to do that in the future. The PSU I replaced it with is better and gives you more headroom, and the GPU has a higher clock (better performance). I would personally prefer a 23" or 24" monitor for the GPU you selected but a 21.5" is perfectly fine so I left it in.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $227.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler $34.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $100.66 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $66.54 @ NCIX US
Storage *A-Data Premier SP550 480GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $109.99 @ NCIX US
Storage *Hitachi 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $54.50 @ Amazon
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB SC GAMING Video Card $259.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case NZXT S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $66.69 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA G2 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $80.98 @ Newegg
Wireless Network Adapter Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter $29.99 @ SuperBiiz
Monitor Asus VX228H 21.5" 60Hz Monitor $109.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1172.31
Mail-in rebates -$30.00
Total $1142.31
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-25 15:11 EDT-0400
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