NEED help which build to get for gaming

  csmith182 18:26 18 Feb 2017
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so im buying a gaming pc of a mate, which pc would run games better (bf1, the witcher 3 etc) CPU: i7 2600k overclockable to 4.8ghz

CPU Cooler: Cooler Master tx3 aftermarket cpu cooler.

Motherboard: ROG Maximus iv GENE-Z The highest end motherboard for this socket an absolute beast.

Ram: 8GB Kingston 1333mhz 2x4GB more can be added is an easy upgrade

PSU: Antec 750w semi modular power supply. 80+ bronze certified capable of sli or crossfire

Case: CIT G Force with 3x120mm red led fans USB 3.0 and SD card reader

HDD(Hard Drive): 2TB Western Digital Caviar Green.

GPU: Msi Geforce Gtx 105ti 4GB GDDR5 NO SSD IN THIS ONE

OR

SPECS: Cpu: intel i5 4670 w/ stock cooler Ram: 8gb ddr3 1600mhz corsair vengeance LPX Case: thermaltake versa h15 micro atx Gpu: GTX 1060 Mobo: asus h81m-k Hdd: samsung 2tb 5400 rpm 32mb Ssd: 32gb ssd (can speed up hdd or partition hdd) Fans: original fan with case. PSU: Corsair 550W VS 550

IM ON A BUDGET

  Archonar 08:50 20 Feb 2017

For me it's the second one - an i7 is normally overkill for just gaming and you will get better performance from a 1060 than a 1050ti so that would be my recommendation. For that build buy the ram as an 8gb stick rather than 2x4, because that way you will have a free slot to upgrade later rather than having to get rid of at least one of the 4gb sticks to make room.

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