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Can anyone spot any problems with my new gaming PC build, relatively new to PC building and would appreciate some input.

These are the components I am currently thinking about for my PC build:

Intel Core i7-7700K 4.2 GHz QuadCore 8MB Cache Processor (will probably overclock to around 4.5 GHz but I will do more research on this)


Gigabyte GA-Z270X-Ultra Gaming Intel Z270 LGA1151 ATX


Samsung 850 EVO 1 TB 2.5 inch Solid State Drive


ASUS NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080TI Founders


Corsair 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) Vengeance LPX DDR4 Memory Kit


EVGA 650 W G2 GOLD 80+ Modular PC Power Supply Unit


Corsair Carbide Series 400Q Performance Computer Case


Corsair Hydro Series H100i V2 240 mm All-In-One Liquid CPU Cooler


be quiet! Silent Wings 3 140 mm PWM PC Case Fan (to replace the front 140 mm case fan)


(3x) be quiet! Silent Wings 3 120 mm PWM PC Case Fan (to replace back 120 mm fan in case and to replace the two 120 mm fans on the radiator)

Please tell me what you think, whats good and what may be best changed?
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  1. It's not bad, pretty decent. You are looking at maxing out titles to the fullest. For your PSU, I would get the G3 series:https://pcpartpicker.com/product/y88H99/evga-supernova-g3-650w-80-gold-certified-fully-modular-atx-power-supply-220-g3-0650

    Other than that, it should get the job done. Also, wouldn't spend $300 on an SSD. Grab a 250GB SSD or M.2 and then grab a 2 or 4TB hard drive. An SSD does not improve gameplay. If you are rendering, you could also render to the SSD, and then copy it over to the big hard drive. It only takes a few seconds to copy over.
  2. i would wait a bit till the end of summer. as intel new intel coffee lake cpu are bosting 30 percent faster then the older cpu. also both amd and nvidia are dropping soon there next gen gpu chips.
  3. smorizio said:
    i would wait a bit till the end of summer. as intel new intel coffee lake cpu are bosting 30 percent faster then the older cpu. also both amd and nvidia are dropping soon there next gen gpu chips.


    How much more expensive would this likely to be since I am pushing my budget at the moment?
  4. Price could be probably the same, probably $350-400 range for the Coffee Lake processors. But I don't get it will be worth it to pay that premium just for gaming.
  5. you also dont mention your monitor. this is overkill for 1080p gaming.
  6. Herc08 said:
    Price could be probably the same, probably $350-400 range for the Coffee Lake processors. But I don't get it will be worth it to pay that premium just for gaming.


    Thanks for the advice, as it is I may need to do some cost cutting
  7. ARICH5 said:
    you also dont mention your monitor. this is overkill for 1080p gaming.


    Currently I'm running 2 AOC i2369Vm that are 1080p and around 77Htz which I know is not unleashing the 1080ti but I will probably upgrade in the future so I am trying to future proof the build
  8. Nice Build, but I would recommend any other 1080Ti because the thermals are not so great on the founders Cooler.
    And you can get a better one for the same price. (After a quick search for example: GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080TI Gaming OC 11GB GDDR5X )
  9. Best answer
    http://segmentnext.com/2017/05/02/intel-coffee-lake-price/
    also keep an eye on amd cpu as there dropping cpu with more cores and better price.
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