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Help looking over my build please


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wcoolx

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PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/FywjrH
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker....rH/by_merchant/
 
CPU: Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor  ($248.95 @ Amazon) 
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i GTX 70.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler  ($109.99 @ Amazon) 
Motherboard: MSI B150 PC Mate ATX LGA1151 Motherboard  ($89.99 @ Amazon) 
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory  ($99.99 @ Newegg) 
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive  ($69.87 @ OutletPC) 
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($49.99 @ NCIX US) 
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Superclocked+ ACX 2.0+ Video Card  ($664.98 @ Newegg) 
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case  ($89.99 @ Newegg) 
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply  ($64.99 @ NCIX US) 
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit)  ($97.89 @ OutletPC) 
Total: $1586.63
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-09-22 16:51 EDT-0400
 
I'm a first time builder getting ready to buy.  I want to use my computer for gaming, coding, editing, and streaming.  I would like to keep the price somewhere close to $1600 but I'm willing to go a little bit over if the upgrade is worth it.  I'm specifically wondering if it is worth it to upgrade the motherboard and whether it is worth it get the 250gb ssd instead.  Any other suggestions are definitely welcome as well.  Thank you!

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iammykyl

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:welcome: wcoolx.

recommend you make some alterations to your build.   Lets sort a few parts at a time.

The PSU is OK, a good choice.

The Chipset on a Motherboard determines what it can support and is targeted at s specific user group.

The B150 chipset on your selected MB, is aimed at small business, supports encryption and security,   Does not support CPU overclocking and limited RAM O/C.   This applies to some extent on other chipsets except the Z170.

please read, > http://www.digitaltr...cessor-sockets/and >  http://www.tomshardw...sets,29993.html

 

If you are serious about overclocking? your CPU selected is a K series, unlocked and will require a MB with a Z170 chipset, otherwise go non K and consider a H170 Chipset.

>  http://www.gamersnex...-z170-h170-h110

 

Before determining RAM and storage.

Coding and streaming are no problem on this class of PC.   For your other usage.

What type of games will you be playing?  

Do you have a Steam Account?

What kind of editing will you do and the softwatre to be usd?

What display will you be using?


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