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Tyreathian

22 months ago

Plan to upgrade in the future, I want to replace every part except my HDD and my SSD(has all my games and OS on it). Anything I need to know before I do this, besides the obvious of pre downloading the drivers. And any advice for my choice in parts, thanks.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i5-8600K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor $234.89 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler NZXT - Kraken X62 Liquid CPU Cooler $147.32 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Asus - Prime Z370-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $139.99 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $188.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate - Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $59.79 @ OutletPC
Video Card Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1080 8GB WINDFORCE OC 8G Video Card $674.98 @ Newegg
Case NZXT - S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $48.00 @ Newegg
Power Supply SeaSonic - EVO Edition 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $64.49 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1583.45
Mail-in rebates -$25.00
Total $1558.45
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-03-23 11:06 EDT-0400

Comments

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

How much of an overclock are you going for?

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

I've never overclocked before and I'm not sure how to do it. Could you give me some pointers?

I hadn't considered doing that, how much of a boost will this give me?

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

I have not yet overclocked myself, I am still saving/waiting for the next generation, but I know it increases temps quite a bit. I was thinking that a 280mm rad is a little overkill, but in all seriousness, those last a bit and will probably be good for the next generation as well.

  • 22 months ago
  • 2 points

I would read this

https://pcpartpicker.com/forums/topic/210870-guide-to-overclocking#cx2221723

Vagabond does a good job explaining.

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

If you don't care about cooling, get this or if you want to have the best performance for the money, wait until the new 2080 comes out in a few months.

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

Ahh yes the one from the Nvidia site, I'm guessing it will be out of stock for awhile huh?

Nice, I hadn't heard about 2070 or 2080. I wasn't planning on doing this upgrade til about July, thank you.

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

If you aren't upgrading until July, if you don't need to save money, I would strongly recommend waiting for the new generation.

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

The Founders Edition GTX 1080 will likely remain out of stock for a while. They are bought up by clueless miners, and gamers scrambling for their precious frame boosts.

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

Absolutely. I'm currently in the military, at advanced training, I bought a decent laptop since it's not worth it to have my desktop shipped.

My classes should end around July and I'll have some good money saved. Hopefully a lot of new cool **** will be out by then.

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you for your service, and happy building!

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks sir!

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