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First PC build any suggestions

mnovack

38 months ago

This is my first gaming pc build I will also be using this pc to capture video from my xbox. I will not be doing any editing on this PC because I have a nice macbook with software for that already. I also have a 120 GB SDD and 4TB WD Purple for the build i got for free. I also will be putting a Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro in the PC.

http://pcpartpicker.com/list/xNj6BP

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  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

In this rig I would trade the Radeon RX 480 8gb for a GTX 1060 6gb because one its clock rate the RX 480 has a c-rate of 1.12GHz and the 1060 6gb's c-rate is 1.54GHz. Also the 1060 is also $20 cheaper and made by MSI so it's a win-win for your bank and computer.

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  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Did you check the QVL for your Ram on your MSI Board? If they're not on there and you go for tech support be ready to be denied any help. Also, I would go with an Asus board over MSI personally, just me though. Other than that, looks perfectly fine to me and I am excited for you. What are your plans for case fans? I'd recommend Noctua's.

I just put two of these http://pcpartpicker.com/product/ntXfrH/noctua-case-fan-nfa14industrialppc3000pwm

and 4 of these http://pcpartpicker.com/product/WXXfrH/phanteks-case-fan-phf140spbkwled

here's a look at my full build http://pcpartpicker.com/list/JcjzvV

Having the mammoth of a full atx tower to house that many fans was very easy to do. My goal is to slowly remove all my fancy LED Phankets in place of Noctua's. I am not going to get anymore 3000 rpm industrial's though, 2 are more than enough (1 intake/1exhaust), I'll be probably getting Redux fans or something similar to fill the slots of my "normal" case fans. Here's there website http://noctua.at/en/products/fan for you to look over. The nice thing is my LED Phanteks were 20 bucks each and you can get a nice Noctua for 15-20 bucks, those 3000 rpm industrial fans were only 25 for me on Amazon. Their indrustial fans are nearly full water proof and dust proof, theyre intended for servers or bit coin miners that would sit in your closet or underground, running 24/7 without worry of catching fire or stopping. So the price to quality ratio is fantastic! Don't get me wrong, Phanteks are great but Noctua is the best and most reliable for heavy use and excellent case circulation. I'll talk to you more later bud! Hope your having a good day! Bye!

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the advice I will def take a look at all this when I get home from work.

  • 38 months ago
  • 2 points

Your welcome! Can't wait to see your finalized build man. Best of luck on your future endeavors with it and if I think of anything else before hand I'll hit you up. From what I am seeing your all set to go! The only big thing to check is like I mentioned previously, the QVL for your RAM on your MSI or whatever mobo manufacturer you end up with. And I mean it has to match every character of the rams model sku on it for them to give support to you. So if they support cmd16ab4d4q16 4gb x 4 sticks and you have cmk16ab4d4q16 4gb x 4 sticks they'll give you crap about it because its cmk and not cmd. It's a stupid loop hole these board makers use to deny support even if the ram is specifically made for X99/Z170/Skylake processors, it doesn't matter, they'll blame the "unsupported ram" lol Just had this issue so I am trying to warn others to not make the mistake I did. Anyways, take care my friend! Again, excited to see how it all turns out and am also happy I was of some help to you! Bye!

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  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Why do you put a GPU into a streaming PC?

The website of Elgato does not say any requirements for a GPU.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

I am also going to game on the pc.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

lol, missed that part. Thanks

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