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First pc build ever 4k (non gaming)

Interested in 4k video playback and editing (no gaming). Any advice? This is what I've come up with. Good enough or overkill?

PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/pwBf2R
Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/pwBf2R/by_merchant/

CPU: Intel Core i7-7700K 4.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($344.75 @ OutletPC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($27.88 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Asus Z170-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($153.49 @ OutletPC)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($103.34 @ Amazon)
Storage: PNY CS1311 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($79.99 @ B&H)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.66 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Windforce OC Video Card ($379.00 @ Jet)
Case: Phanteks Enthoo Pro ATX Full Tower Case ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($78.88 @ OutletPC)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.80 @ OutletPC)
Total: $1325.78
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-01-20 01:37 EST-0500
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  1. Looks good. If you aren't gaming, you may want to consider a lesser card or even a Quadro (except the affordable ones are pretty old now) so you can get a bigger SSD as that'd benefit you more in video editing, plus the EVGA NEX are quite low quality and you'd be better off getting a G2 or a Seasonic 500w.
  2. You may want to remove the DVDRW drive. Get a BR drive or none.
  3. KALB0 said:
    Interested in 4k video playback and editing (no gaming). Any advice? This is what I've come up with. Good enough or overkill?

    PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/pwBf2R
    Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/pwBf2R/by_merchant/

    CPU: Intel Core i7-7700K 4.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($344.75 @ OutletPC)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($27.88 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z170-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($153.49 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($103.34 @ Amazon)
    Storage: PNY CS1311 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($79.99 @ B&H)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.66 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Windforce OC Video Card ($379.00 @ Jet)
    Case: Phanteks Enthoo Pro ATX Full Tower Case ($89.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($78.88 @ OutletPC)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.80 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $1325.78
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-01-20 01:37 EST-0500


    I reckon you need to up the storage space available. 240GB SSD and a 1TB HDD are not enough when it comes to 4K videos.
  4. Best answer
    Faster and bigger storage, lesser graphics card, better components.
    I've changed out the case since the Enthoo Pro is way too big to be conventional unless you have upwards of 5 hard drives.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i7-7700K 4.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($344.75 @ OutletPC)
    CPU Cooler: CRYORIG H5 Universal 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($46.99 @ Newegg Marketplace)
    Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($166.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: G.Skill TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($104.88 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Samsung 850 EVO 500GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($159.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($82.48 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB SSC GAMING Video Card ($259.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: Fractal Design Define R5 w/Window (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($118.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic G 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($69.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.80 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $1373.85
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-01-20 05:32 EST-0500
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