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Would really appreciate some feedback on this build first time sorry lol

mylez1104

37 months ago

Hey so im just gonna say it this is my first build, now i know to some of you this will be a no brainer but we all gotta start somewhere right. Ok so by now i know a good deal about what entails to building a gaming pc there are some small stuff im worried about like when i actually start building it anything i should look out for or tools i need but basically thats it and also wanted to know if the build i picked out was good enough to run games such as the following: Witcher 3, Skyrim Special editon ( or might just get regular skyrim with mods), Battlefield 1, and probably a couple of mmos and stuff thats really it i dont want to max out anything i just want it to be at a regular 60 frames per second and run at 1080p ok well heres the build thanks for taking the time to help id really appreciate it.

http://pcpartpicker.com/list/qGfZcc

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  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

I think you did really good overall but I would still make a few small changes :D

212 evo is kinda old now, cryorig m9i has the same performance but is a few bucks cheaper (and free ship from newegg) and is also easier to install, so they say, I put a m9a (amd variant) in my build a month or so back and it was pretty easy but that's the only time I've ever used a better [than stock] cooler so I've nothing to compare it to.

Asus z170 pro gaming is a step up over their 'a' board as per the old techreport build guide, and that's been updated to an Aurora model if you want some led bling

AMDs 480 is a viable option but I think nvidias 1060 has a slight edge in overall performance myself

Losing 2gig ram should make no difference at 1080p.

I would upgrade the upgrade on the psu, as per a post I saw here along time ago where the guy had claimed to crunch the numbers a gold rated psu saves you $7 per year per 100w load over a bronze unit using average usa pc on time & electricity prices, so the g series seasonic should pay for itself inside a year then it's all money in the bank :D

Review at jonnyguru, one of/the premier psu review site

You can get a slightly larger monitor for the same kinda price.

With your headphones a soundcard might be a good addition, as per techreport even a ~$35 pair of 'phones can reveal the difference between onboard sound and an add in card.

Can't find the link that explicitly states that but I think this video is worth a quick watch

Tho they do say towards the end that it might not be worth it if you only game.

The case comes with 2 fans but they're both outflow (1 at back, 1 at top) so that means you have negative pressure in the case which will suck dust in through all the little gaps and vents, I would move the top fan to the front and add another one so you have 2 in at front and one out at back, this gives the case positive pressure which helps keep the dust out.

Well I guess that turned out to be more than a few things :lol: but the price is basically the same (I didn't add the extra fan tho) :D

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $236.98 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler CRYORIG M9i 48.4 CFM CPU Cooler $19.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Asus Z170 PRO GAMING ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $136.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws 4 Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $79.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card PNY GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB Video Card $234.98 @ Newegg
Case NZXT S340 (Black/Blue) ATX Mid Tower Case $66.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply SeaSonic G 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $59.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $84.89 @ OutletPC
Sound Card Asus Xonar DSX 24-bit 192 KHz Sound Card $43.99 @ Newegg
Monitor Asus VH236H 23.0" Monitor $114.99 @ Newegg
Keyboard Cooler Master OCTANE Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $29.94 @ Newegg
Headphones Logitech G430 7.1 Channel Headset $50.99 @ Best Buy
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1300.09
Mail-in rebates -$90.00
Total $1210.09
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-11-03 16:55 EDT-0400
  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the feedback dude im fine with the changes i want peoples opinions as much as possible but yeah i think i might stick with the 480 im not sure other than that your additions were great lol appreciate it dude!

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

this was actually very good thank you lol

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

NP man :D

Good luck with it.

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  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

thats good to hear thank you for the feedback appreciate it man

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