37 months ago
Hey. So I'm planning to build this December. I will overclock and I will use this mostly for gaming. Here's what I got:
|CPU||Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor||$236.99 @ Newegg|
|CPU Cooler||CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler||$29.90 @ Newegg|
|Motherboard||Asus Z170-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard||$137.98 @ Newegg|
|Memory||Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory||$89.99 @ B&H|
|Storage||Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive||$94.89 @ OutletPC|
|Storage||Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive||$49.89 @ OutletPC|
|Video Card||Zotac GeForce GTX 1070 8GB AMP! Extreme Video Card||$398.53 @ Amazon|
|Case||NZXT S340 (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case||$66.99 @ SuperBiiz|
|Power Supply||SeaSonic 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply||$99.99 @ SuperBiiz|
|Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts|
|Total (before mail-in rebates)||$1220.15|
|Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-11-08 20:23 EST-0500|
Here are some of my considerations:
should I get a better gaming monitor?
should I postpone my build and wait for the release of the upcoming AMD Zen and/or Intel Kaby Lake?
limited selection of parts as I do not come from US e.g. Monitor, Case, etc.