First pc, need an expert

Dec 6, 2015
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  1. Hello My name is Sam. Lately I've been thinking about getting a gaming pc. I've always used gaming laptops, so I don't know a lot.

    Are these specs good?

    X-Cube H110 (system-x-cube-h110) $1,792.00
    Chassis: X-Cube White Windowed Compact Case
    Chassis Lighting: Remote Control Color Change LED Light Strip
    Motherboard: ASUS H110M-A
    Processor: Intel® CoreT i7 6700k 4.GHz/4.2GHz Turbo QUAD Core CPU w/ Hyperthreading 8MB L3 Cache
    Processor Cooling: MAINGEAR Certified Intel&reg Retail Cooler
    Enhanced Thermal Interface Material: MAINGEAR EPIC T1000 Engineered Phase Change Thermal Interface Material [FREE UPGRADE HOLIDAY DEAL!]
    MAINGEAR Redline Overclocking Service: Intel® Turbo Boost Advanced Automatic Overclocking
    Memory: 16GB HyperX® FURYT DDR4- 2666 (2x8GB) [Dual Channel]
    Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4GB with G-Sync
    Power Supply: 750W EVGA® SuperNOVA 80 Plus Certified PSU - GTX Titan X SLI Ready
    Operating System Drive: [HDD] 2TB Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm 64MB Cache
    Hard Drive Bay Two: [SSD] 250GB Samsung® 850 EVO [520MB/s Sequential Reads] [FREE OS DRIVE UPGRADE! HOLIDAY DEAL]
    Optical Drive One: 8X Asus® DVD Burner External USB 2.0
    Audio: On Board High Definition 8-Channel Audio
    Ethernet Adapter: On-board Gigabit Ethernet
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
    Security Software: Free 1 Year Subscription! McAfee AntiVirus Plus
    The Final Finesse: Designed, Manufactured, and Supported in the USA - Flawless Craftsmanship and Wire Management


    Should I add or drop anything? Is it okay if I didn't use and ssd? Is that a good case?

    Thank you so much,
  2. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing. Posts: 3,006   +657

  3. S4MOKA

    S4MOKA TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you very much, but I still don't know what I need to add or drop. I only have around 1800$ and I want to be sure that the pc I going to make is perfect.
    The article you gave me did help, but it's too general, I just need to know about the specs I put here.
    Thanks again.
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,715   +3,696

    It's a better machine than I have all the way around. I think you will be happy with it. I know I'm happy with my machine.

    Summary of My Machine:
    • i7-2600K
    • 2x4GB DDR3-1866
    • GTX 660
    • 120GB Samsung EVO
    • 2x1TB Seagate HDD's

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