I need help making an Intel 6700K build

I have an Intel 6700k processor. I think I want on board video since the chip has graphics integrated in it and I don't want to have to get a gpu since I won't be using it for gaming. I have no need to overclock, so a z170 isn't absolutely necessary, but another person on the forum told me that I'd be basically not getting the cpus full potential if I went with a H170.

Does the on board video have any cons/negatives?

I have a $1200 budget the rest of the components I need. I have a Microcenter 35 minutes away from me.

Thank you in advance.
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    No need to spend that much on a system. This will handle whatever you want.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor (Purchased For $0.00)
    CPU Cooler: CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($34.99 @ Newegg Marketplace)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-UD3 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($149.99 @ B&H)
    Memory: Kingston FURY 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory ($91.63 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($166.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.80 @ OutletPC)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: FSP Group AURUM 92+ 550W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($104.99 @ Newegg Marketplace)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NSC0B DVD/CD Writer ($16.88 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($88.58 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $783.84
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-01-18 11:25 EST-0500

    -Wolf sends
  2. for a basic, non-gaming PC, get the folloowing from the Microcenter:

    Z170 motherboard
    16 GB of DDR4 RAM
    ~500 GB SSD
    ~2 TB HDD
    case of your choice
    400-500W PSU from Seasonic (any), XFX (any), Antec (any), Corsair (CXM), or EVGA (supernova G2)
  3. 1. Getting a 6700k and putting it in a Z170 board basically disable the very features that the K series provides.

    2. The negative consequences are that you can't game or use any workstation apps that benefit from say CUDA (nVidia thing)

    3. Build for 6700k ... with gaming and CUDA $1,173 ... without gaming or CUDA $772

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU Cooler: Phanteks PH-TC14PE 78.1 CFM CPU Cooler ($74.99 @ Newegg) Not the best but within 1C and best looking cooler on the market

    Motherboard: MSI Z170A SLI PLUS ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($123.88 @ OutletPC) Great performer, unbeatable bang for the buck.

    Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($108.12 @ NCIX US) 3200 RAM at 2400 price

    Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($91.99 @ SuperBiiz)

    Storage: Seagate 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Hybrid Internal Hard Drive ($99.99 @ Newegg)

    Having an SSD doesn't mean beans if the stuff you are loading don't fit on it. You won't find a HD that competes with an SSHD which essentially is a HD with small SSD built in,2915.html

    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card ($398.99 @ SuperBiiz)

    Just threw this in as a lark in case you had any apps that would use CUDA (i.e. video editing) or chnage ya mind to do gaming.

    Case: Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ATX Glass ATX Mid Tower Case ($195.98 @ Newegg) You had the budget so threw ina real eyte catcher .... Best Case of the Year Award Winer made better by an aesthetic upgrade.

    Power Supply: EVGA 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($78.79 @ OutletPC)

    Total: $1172.73
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-01-18 11:32 EST-0500
  4. Thank you all for responses. So I don't need an on board video motherboard to use the integrated graphics in the cpu?

    Also, yeah I know $1200 is overboard, but wanted to kinda future proof the build since I want to use it for a long while. Was expecting costs to be around 300-700. I already have windows 7 64-bit, I think 10 is good but the laptop I used that was a gift had a pentium processor. Wasn't fun using it, kinda want to wait until 11 comes out.

    I am looking forward to the AM4 processors too though.
  5. Correct. It was around the introduction of socket 1155 and the Intel Core I-2xxx series that the integrated graphics switched from the motherboard to the processor. The processor you have should last you a good 5 to 7 years or more. If you later decide to overclock it, you could probably get another year or so out of it.

    -Wolf sends
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