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i5 6600k and 1060 6gb Budget Gaming PC Build

k861203

37 months ago

Hi All,

It's my first time building my own gaming PC.

I have a 1080P/60 monitor, and I will use this mostly for gaming.

I'd appreciate any suggestions.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $235.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $29.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI Z170A SLI ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $117.37 @ Amazon
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $83.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $88.50 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB GAMING X Video Card $259.99 @ B&H
Case NZXT S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $66.69 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair RM 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $79.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $85.70 @ My Choice Software
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1098.10
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-11-08 13:34 EST-0500

Comments

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

30 dollars cheaper, has a much better CPU Cooler, and a more color coordinated theme (went with that based on the windowed case)

Swapped the SSD to a cheaper good quality unit, PSU with a better model for the same price, cooler since the H7 is better performing and quieter than the 212 EVO, and the motherboard for a better looking option. GPU was swapped for a predominantly black card with RGB lighting effects that's also slightly cheaper

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $235.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler $29.90 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $106.98 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $83.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial MX300 275GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $69.98 @ B&H
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $49.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB G1 Gaming Video Card $254.99 @ Newegg
Case NZXT S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $66.69 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA G2 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $79.99 @ B&H
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $84.89 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1113.29
Mail-in rebates -$50.00
Total $1063.29
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-11-08 14:53 EST-0500
  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

thank you very much for your suggestions!

I changed everything other than SSD.

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