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karstenes

38 months ago

Hi, my friend has a 5k budget for a pc to last him 5-6 years, and this is what I have come up with. It will be used for gaming, programming, and probably video editing. Here it is: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $328.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $114.99 @ B&H
Thermal Compound Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5g Thermal Paste $5.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Asus Z170-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $151.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $89.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial MX300 750GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $169.98 @ Directron
Storage Crucial MX300 750GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $169.98 @ Directron
Storage Crucial MX300 750GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $169.98 @ Directron
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Founders Edition Video Card (2-Way SLI) $658.15 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Founders Edition Video Card (2-Way SLI) $658.15 @ Amazon
Case NZXT H440 (Glossy White/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $108.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $79.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit $98.99 @ My Choice Software
Sound Card Asus Xonar Essence ST 24-bit 192 KHz Sound Card $200.00
Wireless Network Adapter Asus PCE-AC88 PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter $119.95 @ B&H
Case Fan Cooler Master JetFlo 95.0 CFM 120mm Fan $10.99 @ Newegg
Case Fan Cooler Master JetFlo 95.0 CFM 120mm Fan $10.99 @ Newegg
Case Fan Cooler Master JetFlo 95.0 CFM 120mm Fan $10.99 @ Newegg
Case Fan Cooler Master JetFlo 95.0 CFM 120mm Fan $10.99 @ Newegg
Monitor Asus ROG SWIFT PG278Q 27.0" 144Hz Monitor $659.49 @ SuperBiiz
Monitor Asus MG24UQ 23.6" 60Hz Monitor $300.98 @ Newegg
Keyboard Razer Ornata Chroma Wired Gaming Keyboard $99.99 @ B&H
Mouse Logitech G900 CHAOS SPECTRUM Wireless Optical Mouse $138.00 @ Newegg
Headphones Audio-Technica M50x Headphones $169.00 @ Amazon
Other LSI 9300-8e PCI-Express 3.0 SATA / SAS 8-Port SAS3 12Gb/s HBA - Single $382.98 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $4950.40
Mail-in rebates -$30.00
Total $4920.40
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-25 10:42 EDT-0400

Any ideas for tweaks?

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  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6850K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor $609.99 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Corsair H115i 104.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $114.99 @ Newegg
Thermal Compound Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5g Thermal Paste $5.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Asus X99-A/USB 3.1 ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $173.98 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $156.21 @ Amazon
Storage Samsung 950 PRO 256GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $184.99 @ B&H
Storage Sandisk Ultra II 960GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $211.77 @ Amazon
Video Card NVIDIA Titan X (Pascal) 12GB Video Card -
Case Fractal Design Define R5 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $79.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $118.99 @ NCIX US
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit $98.99 @ My Choice Software
Sound Card Asus Essence STX II 24-bit 192 KHz Sound Card $235.17 @ B&H
Wireless Network Adapter Asus PCE-AC88 PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter $119.95 @ B&H
Case Fan Noctua NF-F12 PWM 55.0 CFM 120mm Fan $19.49 @ OutletPC
Case Fan Noctua NF-F12 PWM 55.0 CFM 120mm Fan $19.49 @ OutletPC
Case Fan Noctua NF-F12 PWM 55.0 CFM 120mm Fan $19.49 @ OutletPC
Case Fan Noctua NF-F12 PWM 55.0 CFM 120mm Fan $19.49 @ OutletPC
Monitor Asus ROG SWIFT PG278Q 27.0" 144Hz Monitor $659.49 @ SuperBiiz
Monitor Asus MG24UQ 23.6" 60Hz Monitor $300.98 @ Newegg
Keyboard Corsair K70 LUX RGB Wired Gaming Keyboard $159.99 @ B&H
Mouse Logitech G900 CHAOS SPECTRUM Wireless Optical Mouse $138.00 @ Newegg
Headphones Audio-Technica M50x Headphones $169.00 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $3638.32
Mail-in rebates -$40.00
Total $3598.32
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-25 11:01 EDT-0400
  • 38 months ago
  • 1 point

No reason to go FE when aftermarket cards are faster at the same cost. There are better PSUs than the NEX, though you'll pay for them. If you're going high-performance, no reason to pick less than 3000 MHz RAM.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $328.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $114.99 @ B&H
Motherboard Asus Z170-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $151.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Mushkin Redline 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $88.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial MX300 750GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $169.98 @ Directron
Storage Crucial MX300 750GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $169.98 @ Directron
Storage Crucial MX300 750GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $169.98 @ Directron
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB FTW DT GAMING Video Card (2-Way SLI) $649.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB FTW DT GAMING Video Card (2-Way SLI) $649.88 @ OutletPC
Case NZXT H440 (Glossy White/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $108.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $118.99 @ NCIX US
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit $98.99 @ My Choice Software
Sound Card Asus Xonar Essence ST 24-bit 192 KHz Sound Card $200.00
Wireless Network Adapter Asus PCE-AC88 PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter $119.95 @ B&H
Case Fan Cooler Master JetFlo 95.0 CFM 120mm Fan $15.99 @ Newegg
Case Fan Cooler Master JetFlo 95.0 CFM 120mm Fan $15.99 @ Newegg
Case Fan Cooler Master JetFlo 95.0 CFM 120mm Fan $15.99 @ Newegg
Case Fan Cooler Master JetFlo 95.0 CFM 120mm Fan $15.99 @ Newegg
Monitor Asus ROG SWIFT PG278Q 27.0" 144Hz Monitor $659.49 @ SuperBiiz
Monitor Asus MG24UQ 23.6" 60Hz Monitor $300.98 @ Newegg
Keyboard Razer Ornata Chroma Wired Gaming Keyboard $99.99 @ B&H
Mouse Logitech G900 CHAOS SPECTRUM Wireless Optical Mouse $138.00 @ Newegg
Headphones Audio-Technica M50x Headphones $169.00 @ Amazon
Other LSI 9300-8e PCI-Express 3.0 SATA / SAS 8-Port SAS3 12Gb/s HBA - Single $382.98 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $4955.98
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-26 17:53 EDT-0400

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