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Strategy Gaming at 4K - Good Build for the price??

bilmicee

37 months ago

I want to do some mostly strategy gaming on a big 4K TV. CIV, Cities Skyline type of games. May also want to play some adventure Skyrim / EVE ect. games from time to time. The TV can do 1080P at true 120hz.

Any suggestions? Can I cheat and use a 1060 6g card? Also thinking of using an Samsung 960 Evo m.2 as the boot drive when it comes out ($120 for a 256GB drive). Could I get away with a slower CPU??

Planning to buy everything on black friday/ cyber monday

http://pcpartpicker.com/list/cYbL4C

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  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

If it can do 1440p that would be the best option. I would also opt for 16gb (2x8gb ram). There is not really any point in getting the 960 evo, would end up being a waste of money.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the suggestions. The TV can not do 1440P, but does do 1080P at 120hz. Would the 1070 do well at 1080p at 120hz? I just can't seem to justify spending the extra $$ on a GTX 1080.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

1070 will be fine

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

If you want ¨4k¨ I would go 6700 with a 1080 or a 1070 maybe a titan x. I do 1440p and 1080p gaming. the m.2 isnt nessary if you already have an ssd.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor $293.98 @ NCIX US
Motherboard MSI H170I Pro AC Mini ITX LGA1151 Motherboard $118.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $87.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial MX300 525GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $123.09 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $93.49 @ Newegg
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Mini ITX OC Video Card $384.00 @ Amazon
Case Cooler Master Elite 130 Mini ITX Tower Case $42.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply SeaSonic G 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $59.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive *LG UH12NS30 Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer $46.88 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $85.70 @ My Choice Software
Case Fan be quiet! Pure Wings 2 51.4 CFM 120mm Fan $8.88 @ OutletPC
Other Sony XBR65X850D 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TV (2016 model) $1498.00 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2838.48
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-11-07 17:35 EST-0500

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