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New gaming build, buget £2000, help needed!

So… I’m looking for help with a new gaming rig build. This PC will live in the corner of my lounge and will be connected to my projector for couch based gaming. I’d like a small form case if possible as I’d like a subtle low foot print approach. Prefer an elegant subtle case.

Im looking for help finding that sweet spot between paying through the nose for components I don’t need and having an underpowered rig that I am disappointed with.

I’m willing to spend £2000 if needs be but I cant imagine I’ll need to spend that much based on what I want to achieve.

Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: August 2016
Budget Range: £2000 - $2600
System Usage from Most to Least Important: GamingAre you buying a monitor: No, I use a projector… http://www.benq.co.uk/product/projector/w1070
Parts to Upgrade: Complete rig
Do you need to buy OS: Yes
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: UK based, no preference
Location: London
Parts Preferences: no preference
Overclocking: Yes, though I have very limited exp.
SLI or Crossfire: No, had lots of problems with my last build.
Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 projector
And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: build a PC every 4 years or so, Warhammer Total War was the catalyst this time!
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  1. You could get a PC for half your budget. There's really no need to spend £2,000 for 1080p gaming.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($237.89 @ B&H)
    CPU Cooler: CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($49.98 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z170 Pro4 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($110.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory ($66.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($90.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($60.00 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon RX 480 8GB XXX OC Video Card ($250.00)
    Case: Corsair SPEC-01 ATX Mid Tower Case ($57.03 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA G2 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($75.98 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($83.89 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $1083.73
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-07-25 10:52 EDT-0400
  2. PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/FtHzNN
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/FtHzNN/by_merchant/

    CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor (£299.88 @ Aria PC)
    CPU Cooler: be quiet! Dark Rock 3 67.8 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler (£53.99 @ Novatech)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 Mini ITX LGA1151 Motherboard (£129.98 @ Novatech)
    Memory: Kingston HyperX Fury Black 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory (£59.99 @ Ebuyer)
    Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£79.98 @ Novatech)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£41.99 @ Ebuyer)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card (£433.48 @ BT Shop)
    Case: NZXT Manta (Black/Red) Mini ITX Desktop Case (£89.99 @ Amazon UK)
    Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA G2 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply (£86.99 @ Novatech)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 OEM 64-bit (£55.00 @ Amazon UK)
    Total: £1331.27
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-07-25 15:54 BST+0100

    I choose the I7 only because it will be more future proof from an I5 but if that stuff doesn't matter to you you can go with an I5.

    I choose the 1070 because it is a overkill for 1080p and will be able to run all games at 60+ fps for at least 3 years ( and the 1080 will be a waste of money for 1080p)
  3. Best answer
    Here ya go:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor (£299.88 @ Aria PC)
    CPU Cooler: CRYORIG A80 128.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (£62.99 @ Ebuyer)
    Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard (£183.44 @ More Computers)
    Memory: G.Skill TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory (£99.98 @ Novatech)
    Storage: Samsung 950 PRO 256GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive (£143.99 @ Amazon UK)
    Storage: Western Digital BLACK SERIES 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£109.39 @ Kustom PCs)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card (£639.99 @ BT Shop)
    Case: be quiet! Silent Base 800 w/Window (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£113.47 @ More Computers)
    Power Supply: EVGA 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply (£119.99 @ Novatech)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit (£84.79 @ More Computers)
    Total: £1857.91
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-07-25 15:57 BST+0100

    Then you can add whatever keyboard and mouse you want. I don't suggest those things most of the time because they're personal preference.
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