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Building new PC for around $1500 Need Advice!

Hello,

I was looking to build an entirely new build and deciding to make it an white build with silver/gray accents. I am looking to overclock to as high as possible. I would be using this as a workstation(Adobe suite) and for gaming as well, possibly for 1440p as well. I'm looking for the most optimized build for my price range.

So far, these are the parts I have:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($339.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Phanteks PH-TC14PE 78.1 CFM CPU Cooler ($74.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Enermax ETS-T40-W 105.9 CFM CPU Cooler -- Conflicted between the two coolers :/
Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($182.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($81.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($94.00 @ B&H)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($45.88 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Founders Edition Video Card ($427.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: NZXT H440 (White/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($154.47 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA G2 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($82.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $1465.29

Thanks in advance :)
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  1. That build looks pretty good for the price. Enjoy!
  2. First your paying top dollar for an SSD that is no longer anywhere near the fastest. I suggest the cheaper Crucial 300mx 275GB for $69. This or upgrade the a M.2 samsung 960evo for $129.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147593&cm_re=960_evo-_-20-147-593-_-Product

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820156150

    I would also get a better cooler for around the price $88.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835608045

    I would also suggest paying a bit more for a PSU that can easly run 2 1070's. The Antec 850 is a very good PSU for the money at only $95.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA2F848R8378
  3. Best answer
    Here is the list:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($324.95 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H60 54.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($172.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory ($71.89 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Samsung 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($72.89 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.49 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 1080 8GB STRIX Video Card ($629.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: NZXT S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($66.69 @ SuperBiiz)
    Power Supply: Corsair RMx 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $1548.86
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-10-14 13:43 EDT-0400

    There is no white GTX1080 available.
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