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Vegapunk

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If you are lazy to read, please skip the introduction part :)

*Introduction starts*

Hello guys, I'm new to this forum and I'm hoping to get some help from more experienced people .

I'm building a new rig. It's probably gonna be for gaming only. I'm not really into AAA titles, e sports and mmorpg's are what I usually play. I have a 1080p 240hz monitor and I want to have enough fps for it and hopefully make it some future proof.

I live in Japan and parts are pricier here than US. I've found an interesting campaign and I'll need to order my parts in few days so I don't really have time. Fortunately, I've decided on most of the stuffs.

I probably won't need any overclock for now but I'm planning to use this Pc for at least 3 years so if you have any recommendations for better overclocking, I'll be glad to hear them.

*End of the introduction*

The parts I've decided so far are these

PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/XzZjq4

CPU: Intel - Core i7-8700K 3.7GHz 6-Core Processor

CPU Cooler: Noctua - NH-D15 82.5 CFM CPU Cooler

Motherboard: ASRock - Z370 Extreme4 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard

Memory: Corsair - Vengeance RGB Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory

Storage: Samsung - 970 Evo 500GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive

Power Supply: Corsair - 750W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply

My other option for Ram which costs 20$ cheaper : https://pcpartpicker.com/product/wDQG3C/gskill-sniper-x-16gb-2-x-8gb-ddr4-3600-memory-f4-3600c19d-16gsxkb much faster but has a very high CL.

Originally I wanted to get Lian Li o11 dynamic with h100i pro AIO cooler but I decided to get an air cooler, and I can't get o11 air so I'm expecting some great recommendations on a case from you guys!!

Most importantly, as you must have noticed, this build doesn't have a Gpu included. The reason is, I'm going to wait until the 1080ti or Rtx series' price to drop. While I'm waiting for it, I'll be using the 1060 6GB that I already have.

Thanks for your help in advance !!!
 

whm1974

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Well welcome to the Forum and I hope we can help you. The parts in the first list along with your 1060 6GB are perfectly fine for gaming and really don't need much more then that for e-sports and mmorpgs. I wouldn't bother with overclocking.
 
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If you don't overclock (and you have no reason to, really) stock cooling is fine and any case will be adequate. Just get any case you think looks cool.
 

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