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Need Advice on First Time build

RamenWrestler

38 months ago

Budget is about $1500. For gaming, all games. 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 $79.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Asus Z170-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $137.98 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $83.64 @ Amazon
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $99.99 @ Dell Small Business
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $74.99 @ Newegg
Video Card MSI Radeon RX 480 8GB GAMING X Video Card $269.99 @ Amazon
Case Corsair 500R White ATX Mid Tower Case $119.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair RMx 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $99.99 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $85.70 @ My Choice Software
Monitor AOC G2460PF 24.0" 144Hz Monitor $209.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1477.14
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-11 12:55 EDT-0400

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  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $240.98 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler $70.94 @ Newegg
Motherboard Asus Z170-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $137.98 @ Newegg
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $79.99 @ Amazon
Storage A-Data Premier SP550 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $39.99 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.49 @ OutletPC
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Windforce OC Video Card $399.99 @ Amazon
Case Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case $56.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA GS 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $92.88 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $85.70 @ My Choice Software
Monitor Acer GN246HL 24.0" 144Hz Monitor $180.98 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1477.40
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-11 13:11 EDT-0400
  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

There are a few things you can do.

First, are you overclocking? And if so why?

Also what resolution and frame rates are you after.

What is the most demanding game you'll be playing?

You should considder the gtx 1060 6gb. It outperforms the 480 across the board on every metric.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

No overclocking (maybe in the future).

Highest res and 60 FPS.

Like I said, I play all games. Not really sure what you'd call "demanding."

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

If your not overclocking you can save money on your cpu and hsf, without affecting performance.

What resolution is your monitor? 1080p?

Fallout 4, witcher 3, Crysis 3 are demanding games.

Minecraft and CSGO. not so much.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah, I will be playing Fallout and The Witcher. But i am not sure what resolution the monitor is.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Well find out!

Find the refresh rate too.

Theres no point buying a crazy expensive rig if you locked at 30frames at 900p.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Well I am buying a new monitor. That's mostly what i need advice on, not sure which to get. https://pcpartpicker.com/product/rkphP6/asus-monitor-vg248qe This is what I was thinking.

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