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Building a PC (overview), ideas?

Eygpt Prince

Nov 13, 2016
Hello guys, I wanna building a PC for gaming it's more about CS:GO and I made some list of components for this, is this correct. I need your thinking. How much FPS and is that correctly building?

CPU: Intel i5 6600k LGA 1151
GPU: MSI nVidia GeForce GTX 970
MB: ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 Gaming K4
RAM: Kingston HyperX Savage 8GB DDR4 2133MHz CL13
PSU: EVGA Supernova G1 80+ 650W
SSD: Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB SATA3
Monitor: ASUS VG248QE 144Hz

Some questions:
I didn't planning to buy cooler because I don't want OCing, is that important?
Any ideas for a solid case for these components?
Am I need to do something on BIOS when I start computer first time?
Is this SSD enough memory for me? May I choose SSD 1 TB (e.g Western Blue 1 TB) or this?

Sorry for bad english. :)


Jul 19, 2016
1. You could/should just downgrade to i5 6500 and save yourself $30. The 6500 has it's own cooler included, too.
2. Depends on motherboard size, if you're getting an ATX sized board I'd get Corsair SPEC-Alpha so that you have front airflow to take away from the CPU fan.
3. You just need to select what drive you're loading the operating system off of, if you're not gonna overclock.
4. Depends on you. 1 TB SSD's are expensive, if you need a lot of storage I'd pick an A-Data SP550 120 GB + Western Digital Caviar Blue 1 TB.

Some other things ;
-EVGA G2 series is more reliable than G1. If you've been here long enough we can't stress enough that you shouldn't cheap out on PSU's.
-Get a GTX 1060 unless that 970 is sub $250 ; 1060 performs relatively the same and is cheaper than I see most stores selling 970's.


Jan 28, 2016
You will have to buy a CPU cooler if you get a 6600k as it doesn't come with one. So if you downgrade to the 6600 or 6500 then you save money on the CPU and get the stock cooler.


Jul 3, 2016

Hey Egypt Prince,

I would be glad to make a build for a similar price, how much is your max budget? There are some improvements to be made but overall it is actually pretty good for a newcomer.


Jul 3, 2016

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($328.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($29.90 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus Z170-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($137.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 750 Evo 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($134.57 @ Amazon)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card ($404.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: NZXT S340 (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case ($66.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA G2 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($84.99 @ B&H)
Total: $1258.40
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-11-13 09:29 EST-0500

This PC is one beast. It features a i7-6700k quad-core octo-thread overclockable CPU with 16GB of RAM and a GTX 1070 that will blow 1080p 144hz away.

Good choice on the monitor.

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