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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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  1. Best answer
    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.
    https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Z170-H170-H110-B170-Q150-Q170---What-is-the-Difference-635/

    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
    http://www.tomshardware.com/charts/hdd-charts-2013/-17-PCMark-7-Gaming,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.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQfRDSGlNqI
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKUkj23GgFE

    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 such.fast 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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