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First Build! - $1600 Gaming/Streaming PC!

Stephen_9
  • 72 months ago

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/cQHTzy

I'm building a computer whenever I sell my prebuilt...I have $2000 in total, but I'd like to buy a second monitor and possibly a mechanical keyboard/gaming mouse and maybe even some Astros. I will be streaming modded Minecraft (therefore 16GB Ram) and some DayZ...I wasn't sure if an i7 4790k would help out with streaming but if it does, I'll be sure to get that!

I also will be gaming on this machine, anything that I want to play!

All help is greatly appreciated! - Thanks!

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  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Are you planning to overclock?

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Possibly, but it's not a must-do

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Something like this perhaps?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $339.99 @ TigerDirect
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $29.98 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI Z97-G45 Gaming ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $142.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory A-Data XPG V1.0 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $139.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $79.00 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $54.98 @ OutletPC
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB WINDFORCE Video Card $649.99 @ Newegg
Case NZXT H440 (Red/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $109.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $69.99 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $1616.90
  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

As someone who has owned and happily no longer use Astro a40's, I would say go for another brand. My personal favorite at the moment is Sennheiser. I am currently using Pc-363d's and it is night and day compared to my Astros. Here is the headset if you want to check it out- http://www.amazon.com/Sennheiser-Performance-Surround-Gaming-Headset/dp/B008O515CK/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1403654515&sr=8-3&keywords=sennheiser+g4me+zero

  • 72 months ago
  • 1 point

Only reason I'd get the a40s is because I play xbox with my friends, so it's a universal headset

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