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Looking for a Second Opinion

RezTech

37 months ago

First off I would like to say hello, and thank you very much for checking out this post. I am new to the forums, and hope to give some very valuable input to other people who are constructing their new computers, whether it be their first, second, third, or anything else. With that out of the way, here is the build I plan on taking on over the summer holidays.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $451.98 @ Memory Express
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $39.52 @ DirectCanada
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $271.18 @ Newegg Canada
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $271.18 @ Newegg Canada
Storage Samsung 960 PRO 512GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $531.08 @ NCIX
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $101.64 @ Vuugo
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB FTW Gaming ACX 3.0 Video Card $645.55 @ NCIX
Case Corsair Crystal 460X RGB ATX Mid Tower Case $201.70 @ Vuugo
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA P2 750W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $172.08 @ NCIX
Wireless Network Adapter Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter $50.83 @ Memory Express
Other Corsair SP Series SP120 RGB LED 120mm High Performance RGB LED Fan (No Controller) 2 Year Warranty $30.48 @ NCIX
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2807.22
Mail-in rebates -$40.00
Total $2767.22
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-11-21 18:47 EST-0500

Nothing is really set in stone, and parts may change depending on price shifts and new releases from different OEM's. But, as-is, as a medium-range content creation machine, and to power a 1440p144hz monitor, what do you guys think?

Comments

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

You have chosen some pretty good parts

By summer the 7700k should be released along with the Z270 chipset

The CRYORIG H7 is a better choice of a CPU cooler

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

First off, thank you! Sadly being from Canada means I would have a bit of trouble attempting to source a CRYORIG H7, but I will keep that in mind while I am compiling my final parts list. As for the new CPU's, I would be planning to hold out until then, but just wanted to lay down a foundation for planning and budgeting in advance.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

NVidia also releases their next GPU's around that time

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