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Is this a good pc build for cpu intense applications and hardcore gaming?

I also have 2 extra fans thats why i got the 120mm cooler

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CPU: Intel Core i7-6800K 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor ($399.00)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H60 54.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock X99 Taichi ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard ($219.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Team Dark 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($85.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 1070 8GB STRIX Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($413.98 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 1070 8GB STRIX Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($413.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair Crystal 460X RGB ATX Mid Tower Case ($139.99 @ Corsair)
Power Supply: EVGA 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Other: Black Computer Case Fan Screws (50 Pack) ($5.41 @ Amazon)
Total: $1783.32
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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    It'll last you quite some time for hardcore gaming! Might I ask what else you'd do with it besides gaming? If you're doing lots of photoshop/rendering/encoding i'd opt for 32gb of ram. Also why dual 1070s instead of just a single 1080? SLI can improve your frames drastically in games but only if the games support sli otherwise you're just as powerful as a single 1070

    Seems you're missing a boot/storage drive as well, id opt for a 240gb ssd for boot/apps and a 2tb file/game drive
  2. ZHU92 said:
    It'll last you quite some time for hardcore gaming! Might I ask what else you'd do with it besides gaming? If you're doing lots of photoshop/rendering/encoding i'd opt for 32gb of ram. Also why dual 1070s instead of just a single 1080? SLI can improve your frames drastically in games but only if the games support sli otherwise you're just as powerful as a single 1070

    Seems you're missing a boot/storage drive as well, id opt for a 240gb ssd for boot/apps and a 2tb file/game drive


    Oh I have a tb harddrive and a 240 gb ssd already so i didnt include them (Sorry) but yes i will be using photoshop, after effetcs, and unity/Unreal engines for projects Etc.

    The 2 1070s were recommended by a friend, mostly for aesthetics lol, but yes i was thinking of 32 gb, could u recommend me a kit that would go with the theme (white or black, maybe grey) with a pretty good speed?
    Thanks :D
  3. Anything by corsair or gskill is top notch, currently I'm testing out GEIL and they are doing pretty well but don't fit with your color scheme sadly haha. Here's an all black corsair kit (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233871) with same speed as your team sticks. If you know how to overclock in the bios you can always get lower speed sticks and raise the speeds to save some cash
  4. ZHU92 said:
    Anything by corsair or gskill is top notch, currently I'm testing out GEIL and they are doing pretty well but don't fit with your color scheme sadly haha. Here's an all black corsair kit (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233871) with same speed as your team sticks. If you know how to overclock in the bios you can always get lower speed sticks and raise the speeds to save some cash


    Ah, yes thank u friend :)
  5. No problemo! Let me know how the build goes, always interested in hearing about other's experiences :)
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