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First Time Builder looking for feedback

WickedR

38 months ago

http://pcpartpicker.com/list/CkVfpb

this is my plan so far, any suggestions or feedback would be appreciated. Im just new to all of this haha

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  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

What are you doing on it? Just gaming (or streaming/recording etc)? What kinda monitor will you be using?

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Gaming mostly as well as school stuff. I plan on getting the Acer R240Hy 23.8 monitor. I Don't really plan on upgrading often, I want to last for a couple of years before I upgrade.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Here's the onsite link for it - https://pcpartpicker.com/product/vW38TW/acer-monitor-r240hybidx

For a 1080p/60hz monitor the 1060 is the sweet spot for performance, the gtx 1080 is providing a lot of extra performance that is just going to waste as your monitor is not capable of showing anything more.

An i5 is also fine for pure gaming & will prolly handle most school tasks just as easy, you only really need an i7, even taking "futureproofering" into account, if your using hardcore productivity apps or want to record/stream your gameplay.

Faster ram is available for cheaper.

850 is not good value imo, an extra 50% extra space only costs an extra ~$12 with the mx300.

Even for the i7/1080 a 1000w psu is redonkulous overkill, 550w is better for the build & still provides extra capacity for expansion, good psu efficiency etc etc ... ah **** imma put in the new 650w seasonic titanium, that's so bad *** I can't even believe it :D

Review for 650w due at jonnyguru in a few weeks but they've already done 750w/850w models and they're good, really really good :-D

300w excess over the site estimate will take any upgrade you wanna throw at it :D

I don't like wd blacks for mass storage tbh, the "extra" performance they have over a wd blue/etc is basically not noticeable, esp if you're just putting music/vids/etc on it. I've been using large capacity toshibas for a few years now and have had no problems with em.

I don't like full towers either, too large imo & mid towers provide ample room/expansion for the vast majority of single (or double) gpu builds. But I left it in as that's a personally aesthetics choice I think.

The i5/1060 combo should still have you covered for kick *** performance @ 1080p/60hz for 2-3+ years

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-DELUXE ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $252.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $74.99 @ NCIX US
Storage Crucial MX300 750GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $169.99 @ B&H
Storage Toshiba P300 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $79.99 @ Newegg
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB WINDFORCE OC 6G Video Card $254.98 @ Newegg
Case Corsair 780T ATX Full Tower Case $159.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply SeaSonic PRIME 650W 80+ Titanium Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $154.99 @ SuperBiiz
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $16.88 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $84.88 @ OutletPC
Case Fan Cooler Master Megaflow 110.0 CFM 200mm Fan $12.99 @ SuperBiiz
Monitor Acer R240HY bidx 23.8" 60Hz Monitor $144.29 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1794.83
Mail-in rebates -$80.00
Total $1714.83
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-12 14:47 EDT-0400
  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you so much For the input :) looks like I still have a lot to learn haha

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

NP man :D

Yeah, there's always more to learn :D

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