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User Info: daemon_dan

daemon_dan
3 weeks ago#11
https://pcpartpicker.com/list/CdwVhq

Here's the minor edit. You could probably cut a bit here or there, maybe even go for an i5 instead
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User Info: iemerg_

iemerg_
3 weeks ago#12
samatash posted...
Hello all,

I haven't built a desktop in about 5 years but I imagine the basics are all the same. I just put together all these parts, and this site tells me I'm good to go:

https://pcpartpicker.com/user/sunstrider/saved/gjD7hM

Value wise, is this a decent build? $1000 to $1200 is about my budget, and I already have everything else such as OS, monitors, mouse, and speakers


No, spend the extra cash and get a 8700K setup, no point buying hold outdated sockets.
7700K@5.0 - 1080 - EVGA 750 - 16GB DDR4 - Z270 ASUS
H100v2 - Evolv ATX - 500GB SAMSUNG SSD - 1TB WD BLACK

User Info: Fade2black001

Fade2black001
3 weeks ago#13
https://pcpartpicker.com/list/HMxY4C
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iemerg_
3 weeks ago#14
I wouldnt get Skylake it runs hot and the 8600K is the new version of the 7700K but better, don't buy a dead socket.
Also don't group a i7 with a 1060... If you're going to buy a 1060 get a Ryzen 1600 or something.
If you're spending 1000+ then I'd get this:

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/VhHNRG
7700K@5.0 - 1080 - EVGA 750 - 16GB DDR4 - Z270 ASUS
H100v2 - Evolv ATX - 500GB SAMSUNG SSD - 1TB WD BLACK

User Info: daemon_dan

daemon_dan
3 weeks ago#15
iemerg_ posted...
I wouldnt get Skylake it runs hot and the 8600K is the new version of the 7700K but better, don't buy a dead socket.
Also don't group a i7 with a 1060... If you're going to buy a 1060 get a Ryzen 1600 or something.
If you're spending 1000+ then I'd get this:

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/VhHNRG

Dude. Don't f***ing suggest caviar blue hard drives for gaming builds
"Don't you know our lives are on trial now? And if we lose, we're going straight to Hell! I could care less."
~DevilDriver: I Could Care Less

User Info: nominturddaddy

nominturddaddy
3 weeks ago#16
i7-7700k runs hotter than most processors, a lot of users recently went out of their way to reassure me it was within acceptable ranges for the processor, so I don't know why lemerg_ would argue against it. It isn't even a year old yet, most games don't use multiple threads properly, if you're a gamer you don't *need* the K but if you have the money it's a bit more power than the base version. Mainly for multitasking, video editting. It's hardly a dead socket, that's amusing to read.

1060 is fine depending on what kind of games you're looking to play, but if you're getting a 7700k (or greater if you decide to get something newer and slightly better), get at least 6gb of VRAM with whatever card you get. I have a 1070. It runs Gears of War 4 at max settings 1080p@constant 60fps. It's still the most technically demanding game on the market (and not due to poor optimization, it's hardware hungry due to genuine needs). The 1060 system I have with a 6700k can only do medium/high for 1080p@constant 60fps.
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iemerg_
3 weeks ago#17
daemon_dan posted...
iemerg_ posted...
I wouldnt get Skylake it runs hot and the 8600K is the new version of the 7700K but better, don't buy a dead socket.
Also don't group a i7 with a 1060... If you're going to buy a 1060 get a Ryzen 1600 or something.
If you're spending 1000+ then I'd get this:

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/VhHNRG

Dude. Don't f***ing suggest caviar blue hard drives for gaming builds


What exactly is the problem with a caviar blue?
7700K@5.0 - 1080 - EVGA 750 - 16GB DDR4 - Z270 ASUS
H100v2 - Evolv ATX - 500GB SAMSUNG SSD - 1TB WD BLACK

User Info: daemon_dan

daemon_dan
3 weeks ago#18
iemerg_ posted...
daemon_dan posted...
iemerg_ posted...
I wouldnt get Skylake it runs hot and the 8600K is the new version of the 7700K but better, don't buy a dead socket.
Also don't group a i7 with a 1060... If you're going to buy a 1060 get a Ryzen 1600 or something.
If you're spending 1000+ then I'd get this:

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/VhHNRG

Dude. Don't f***ing suggest caviar blue hard drives for gaming builds


What exactly is the problem with a caviar blue?

It's painfully slow
"Don't you know our lives are on trial now? And if we lose, we're going straight to Hell! I could care less."
~DevilDriver: I Could Care Less

User Info: iemerg_

iemerg_
3 weeks ago#19
daemon_dan posted...
iemerg_ posted...
daemon_dan posted...
iemerg_ posted...
I wouldnt get Skylake it runs hot and the 8600K is the new version of the 7700K but better, don't buy a dead socket.
Also don't group a i7 with a 1060... If you're going to buy a 1060 get a Ryzen 1600 or something.
If you're spending 1000+ then I'd get this:

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/VhHNRG

Dude. Don't f***ing suggest caviar blue hard drives for gaming builds


What exactly is the problem with a caviar blue?

It's painfully slow


It's the same speed as any other desktop HDD...? Sure it's no black but I don't think it'll be that bad. SSD isn't end all lol plus I put an SSD in the build for the OS. It's not painfully slow and it's a solid drive.

Please link me to a better drive in the same price range?
7700K@5.0 - 1080 - EVGA 750 - 16GB DDR4 - Z270 ASUS
H100v2 - Evolv ATX - 500GB SAMSUNG SSD - 1TB WD BLACK

User Info: daemon_dan

daemon_dan
3 weeks ago#20
iemerg_ posted...
daemon_dan posted...
iemerg_ posted...
daemon_dan posted...
iemerg_ posted...
I wouldnt get Skylake it runs hot and the 8600K is the new version of the 7700K but better, don't buy a dead socket.
Also don't group a i7 with a 1060... If you're going to buy a 1060 get a Ryzen 1600 or something.
If you're spending 1000+ then I'd get this:

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/VhHNRG

Dude. Don't f***ing suggest caviar blue hard drives for gaming builds


What exactly is the problem with a caviar blue?

It's painfully slow


It's the same speed as any other desktop HDD...? Sure it's no black but I don't think it'll be that bad. SSD isn't end all lol plus I put an SSD in the build for the OS. It's not painfully slow and it's a solid drive.

Please link me to a better drive in the same price range?

That's my point, factor into the budget better. Don't just go "Well it's in the price range". RPM =/= speed, either. Blues are meant for general usage and don't perform well when loading large files, especially for games. I have one in my PC for storage of files, videos and pictures. When I DID try to play games off of it, it was insufferably slow
"Don't you know our lives are on trial now? And if we lose, we're going straight to Hell! I could care less."
~DevilDriver: I Could Care Less
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