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What do you think of this 1440p Ultra Gaming Build

hleev4

37 months ago

How does this partlist look to you guys: http://pcpartpicker.com/list/cBqBTH (Updated)

Before you say it, I know it's overkill, but money isn't the point of this build. I'm trying to get the best build for crushing 1440p framerates and while keeping with a good black and red theme. I won't be buying a cpu until KabyLake comes out, that way I can see the reviews/benchmarks.

So what do you think?

Comments

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

You are really basically flushing money away in a lot of areas. That black HDD is of bad value, the 960 Pro is of awful value for a gaming build. 32GB of RAM is a huge waste of money. You don't need such a stupidly expensive wifi adapter. AS5 isn't god thermal paste and isn't needed. You can cut back in all of these areas and notice ZERO difference.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok thank you

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

You mention the AS5 thermal paste, what would you recommend in place of that?

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

The stock paste, no need to buy more thermal paste.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $190.99 @ B&H
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws 4 Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $79.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial MX300 1.1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $244.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $66.75 @ NCIX US
Video Card Zotac GeForce GTX 1080 8GB AMP! Edition Video Card $593.92 @ B&H
Case Cooler Master MasterCase Maker 5 ATX Mid Tower Case $169.99 @ B&H
Power Supply EVGA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $105.49 @ SuperBiiz
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home Full - USB 32/64-bit $106.99 @ SuperBiiz
Wireless Network Adapter Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter $29.79 @ OutletPC
Monitor Asus PG279Q ROG Swift 27.0" 165Hz Monitor Purchased For $749.99
Keyboard Corsair K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE Wired Gaming Keyboard Purchased For $164.99
Other Intel i7 7700k $349.99
Other NZXT Kraken x62 $159.99
Other Razer DeathAdder Elite Purchased For $69.99
Other QCK XXL Mousepad Purchased For $39.99
Other SteelSeries Arctis 7 Purchased For $149.99
Other CableMod E-Series G2, P2 & T2 ModFlex™ Cable Kit – BLACK / RED $89.90
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $3363.73
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-11-08 20:18 EST-0500
  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok thx

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  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Thx, you are right about waiting and looking at the 1080ti, but I don't know if I can afford more monitors along with the pc.

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