Gaming PC Help, Parts Help Please

  Jack Childs 12:04 21 Jan 2017
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Ive been wanting to build a new pc for a while now, ive been looking around with some help and come up with this build... but it looks over the budget i have £1000 Is there any parts i could downgrade but still keep near the same performance? Still want overclock for future. Wanting to play a lot of Simulator Games and Recording Gameplay from time to time but high performance games like GTA Project Cars and VR Usage Please :) ASUS Z170I Pro Gaming Motherboard - Intel Core i7 6700K Processor (4 GHz, 4 Core, 8 Threads, 8 MB cache, LGA1151 Socket Box) - Corsair CMK16GX4M2A2666C16R Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 2666Mhz CL16 XMP 2.0 High Performance Desktop Memory Kit - Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB 2.5 inch Solid State Drive- Seagate Desktop 3.5 inch 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB 6GB/S Internal SATA Drive - ASUS ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1070 8 GB GDDR5 Graphics Card - Corsair CW-9060024-WW Hydro Series H80i V2 120 mm High Performance All-In-One Liquid CP Cooler- Corsair CC-9011083-WW Carbide Series SPEC-ALPHA Windowed Mid-Tower ATX Gaming Computer Case- -Corsair RMi Series RM850i ATX/EPS Fully Modular 80 PLUS Gold 850 W Power Supply Thanks For Any Help!!

  Forum Editor 12:30 21 Jan 2017

Moved to the Games Forum from Tech Helproom.

  Olli399 13:10 23 Jan 2017

You don't need the RM850i. Go for a 5/600W Semi modular.

I would wait for Zen to release in the next month or two before buying a CPU, but if you are set on Intel, get a 7600k. A 6/7700k is unnecessary for most people. If you are buying Kaby Lake, get a Z270 motherboard as well.

Otherwise, I see no issues.

  kevnjohn 14:07 23 Jan 2017

More than 10 months ago I purchased a Alienware a customized gaming laptop before this i was using a dedicated PC but it was not effective but now i'm completely satisfy with its performance. Also it is expensive, I would advise you to spend some more and get a reliable laptop.

  Archonar 15:55 23 Jan 2017

I'm not sure if this is what kevnjohn is saying but I wouldn't recommend getting a laptop. They will almost always cost more than a desktop with the same specs, often have cooling issues when pushed hard because everything is crammed tightly together and can't be easily upgraded once parts become old. With a desktop you can upgrade what you need to when you need to rather than having to buy a new laptop every time you want to do a major upgrade.

Other than that I agree with Olli.

  Jack Childs 18:45 23 Jan 2017

I already have a laptop..they just do not give you the gaming feel compared to a PC, Ive changed the Geforce 1070 to a 1060, and the motherboard to a ASUS Z170-A, And Changed to a 650W Power Supply. I could spend at MAX 200-300 more so 1,300 all together. so anyone got any tips on what i could change for the better on that info?

  Archonar 08:36 24 Jan 2017
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I would say if you want more performance then the only area you will need to improve is your GPU so maybe go back to the 1070? Your processor and RAM should be more than sufficient and everything else looks good. The 1060 is a very capable card though so you could always just stick with it and save yourself some money.

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