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Opinions wanted on Gaming build

CsNiNe

37 months ago

Hi All,

just want your opinions on my build before i press the GO button, looking to make the step up to a desktop gaming setup after owning a couple of gaming laptops "Alienware" ones that just don't cut it. wanna play AAA games on the best settings with decent FPS.

any tips or changes will be greatly appreciated, see below for specs

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $449.00 @ Shopping Express
CPU Cooler NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $195.00 @ CPL Online
Motherboard MSI Z170A GAMING M7 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $332.00 @ Shopping Express
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $274.01 @ Skycomp Technology
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $209.00 @ Storm Computers
Storage Western Digital BLACK SERIES 4TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $291.00 @ CPL Online
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card $689.00 @ IJK
Case NZXT Noctis 450 ATX Mid Tower Case $195.00 @ CPL Online
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $129.00 @ CPL Online
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit $153.00 @ IJK
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2916.01
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-11-14 18:32 AEDT+1100

thanks in advance

Comments

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

You can change some parts without a noticable performance loss and save 500 AUD

You could even downgrade the CPU, cooler and GPU without a noticable loss in gaming:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $449.00 @ Shopping Express
CPU Cooler NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $195.00 @ CPL Online
Motherboard MSI Z170A TOMAHAWK ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $208.00 @ Shopping Express
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $125.00 @ Centre Com
Storage Crucial MX300 525GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $176.00 @ Skycomp Technology
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $97.00 @ IJK
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $97.00 @ IJK
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card $689.00 @ IJK
Case NZXT S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $109.00 @ PLE Computers
Power Supply SeaSonic EVO Edition 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $119.95 @ Mwave Australia
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit $153.00 @ IJK
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2417.95
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-11-14 19:21 AEDT+1100
  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

thanks Splatterlord for the tips, is SeaSonic a good PSU and i was looking for just one drive for my mechanical drive but now i'll think about splitting them

cheers

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

SeaSonic is a premium manufacturer for PSUs

The 2 HDDs should run nicely as RAID 0

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