What parts should I use to construct a computer for game development?


Dec 2, 2015
I want something that will preferably cost between $800 and $1200 that can handle game engines like Unreal Engine and Unity, and also 3d modeling programs like ZBrush and 3ds Max, along with some Maya as well. Please help me with this process. Also, I don't really know much about the hardware that comes with making this computer, so if you can simplify your answer, that would be great. Thanks!

P.S. I would prefer an i7 core, although an i5 is ok too.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($419.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($142.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($77.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Video Card ($328.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1204.89
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-12-05 19:17 EST-0500

Doesnt include windows , and if you want that under your $1200 maximum you can drop back to an i5 6600k