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Old April 30, 2016, 10:33 PM
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Hey everyone - what's up?

Need some opinions on a PC build I'm currently working on. It's going to be primarily for gaming.

Intel Core i7-6700K, Asus GeForce GTX 980 Ti, NZXT H440 (Black/Red) - System Build - PCPartPicker

I've already purchased 4 things:

i7 6700k
NZXT H440
16GB G.Skill Ripjaw DDR4 ram
EVGA 650w PSU

I currently plan on buying the rest on that list this Wednesday, just wanted some info.

1080p 144hz: Would I be able to achieve this with this hardware? Would a 2k monitor be a better investment, or would I not be able to run it very smoothly?

Thanks.

EDIT - I'd prefer high settings, and I live in the US.
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Old May 1, 2016, 12:18 AM
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For the monitor its your call depending on size. 25-27" I would go 1440p or 21-24" 1080p.

You will have no issues driving either resolution.

I know it's aleady purchased, but I would recommend the evga g2 or p2 psu. The one you chose acceptable, but if you can swap it I would.

I would swap the SSD to mx200 for less $ and higher performance.
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Old May 1, 2016, 10:58 AM
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For the monitor its your call depending on size. 25-27" I would go 1440p or 21-24" 1080p.

You will have no issues driving either resolution.

I know it's aleady purchased, but I would recommend the evga g2 or p2 psu. The one you chose acceptable, but if you can swap it I would.

I would swap the SSD to mx200 for less $ and higher performance.
Crucial MX200 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (CT500MX200SSD1) - PCPartPicker
Thanks, I appreciate the help. So I'd be able to comfortably play 1440p without sacrificing settings and stuff for smooth gameplay?
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Old May 3, 2016, 07:50 AM
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980ti will comfortably hit 100FPS in 1440p in most titles. I'd say go for the 27" 1440p. As a side note, Nvidia is releasing the GTX1080/1070 next month, i know its hard to sit with an unfinished pc but ya....
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