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First PC Gaming/Productivity Build ~$1200

Gamer3.14

38 months ago

This is a black and red color scheme. Any feedback would be appreciated.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $234.99 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $24.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 Professional Gaming i7 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $141.98 @ Newegg
Memory GeIL EVO POTENZA 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $66.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial MX300 275GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $69.95 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Hitachi Deskstar 7K2000 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $46.00 @ Amazon
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 1070 8GB STRIX Video Card $410.00
Case Corsair SPEC-ALPHA ATX Mid Tower Case $85.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair CXM 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $39.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $84.89 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1265.65
Mail-in rebates -$60.00
Total $1205.65
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-19 20:22 EDT-0400

Comments

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

For Gaming I assume?

Nice job. Tips: Get, say, a gold-rated PSU as you can certainly fit one in. You could also go with a better cooler for those overclocks in my opinion, but the EVO will do you well.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Can I get a 4.4ghz overclock with evo?

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Perhaps, but look up stress testings on line.... If you're gonna go that high might as well get a liquid cooler. Keep your build nice and cool. If you don't have sufficient cooling, your CPU can have a much shorter life expectancy.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Also what would be the difference in performance between gold and bronze psu?

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Their power efficiency and generally, their reliability Try an EVGA or Corsair RMx. But in general, Seagate PSU's are accepted as the most reliable. Any of their ones are rated well.

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Seagate makes PSUs now! That's pretty cool! Lol You mean seasonic right?

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

facepalm

  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks good for me.

  • 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 $200.00
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $27.97 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $94.00
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $40.82 @ Amazon
Storage Crucial MX300 275GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $76.15 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Hitachi Deskstar 7K2000 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $50.08 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card $400.00
Case NZXT S340 (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case $72.93 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair CXM 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $44.42 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1026.37
Mail-in rebates -$20.00
Total $1006.37
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-19 21:02 EDT-0400

The MOBO and the CPU combo: http://www.microcenter.com/site/brands/intel-processor-bundles.aspx

The GPU: https://jet.com/product/MSI-GeForce-GTX-1070-Gaming-X-8GB-GDDR5X-PCI-Express-30-Graphics-Card/7d4fd29d095c44c682fc0797f287dbba

GPU-$40 With promo code Shop10

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