No bottleneck, new build for gaming

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by I3eyond, Jun 5, 2018.

  1. I3eyond

    I3eyond Gawd

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    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc
    Gaming. BF5, WoW, Overwatch, PUBG, etc.
    2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included?
    $2,000 before tax/shipping
    3) Which country do you live in? If the U.S, please tell us the state and city if possible.

    NC
    4) What exact parts do you need for that budget? CPU, RAM, case, etc. The word "Everything" is not a valid answer. Please list out all the parts you'll need.
    Case, motherboard, CPU, memory, GPU, PSU (I know everything isn't a valid answer, but so is
    5) If reusing any parts, what parts will you be reusing? Please be especially specific about the power supply. List make and model.
    n/a
    6) Will you be overclocking?
    No.
    7) What is the max resolution of your monitor? What size is it?
    3840 X 1080 ... 49" 144Hz
    8) When do you plan on building/buying the PC?
    Now, or wait for 1100 series?
    9) What features do you need in a motherboard? RAID? Firewire? Crossfire or SLI support? USB 3.0? SATA 6Gb/s? eSATA? Onboard video (as a backup or main GPU)? UEFI? etc.
    Reliability, stability, plenty of USB
    10) Do you already have a legit and reusable/transferable OS key/license? If so, what OS? Is it 32bit or 64bit?
    No ~ Will need Windows 10.


    I think what this ultimately comes down to is do~
    -Do I wait for the 1100 series to launch?
    -Are there any new CPU platforms launching to wait on?

    I want a rig that nothing will bottleneck anything at 144Hz at 3840 X 1080.

    Thanks for the help!
    -I3
     
  2. SvenBent

    SvenBent 2[H]4U

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    you will always have a bottlenekc,
    if not you would have infinite fps.

    You could argue it could be possible to create a non bottleneck system for a very specific application in a veruy specific settings. but ther will be a bottleneck for other software somewhere in the system and the system would be unable to upgrade ( since that would create a bottlenck)


    TBH i dont think you understand the term bottleneck correctly
     
  3. I3eyond

    I3eyond Gawd

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    When I say bottleneck, I mean no skimping on RAM, or another part, that would bottleneck something else within the build.
     
  4. I3eyond

    I3eyond Gawd

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    I have a monitor, but looking at getting the 49" Ultrawide Samsung.

    Already have a kb/mouse from Logitech.

    For storage I would like a couple of large SSDs.

    Should I juice up the power supply some to have SLI capability in future?

    Thanks!
    ~i3
     
  5. vick1000

    vick1000 [H]ard|Gawd

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  6. Skillz

    Skillz [H]ard DCOTY 2017

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    If you arent going to SLI now then you won't later. A single card will most likely be a better value and better performance by the time you decide to.
     
  7. SvenBent

    SvenBent 2[H]4U

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    Tou have to realize that that question itself is built on flawed logic. as bottleneck is not imposed by your hardware alone but by your software and how it utilizes your hardware

    aka the same machine will be CPU bottlenecked with software and GPU bottleneck in software B and lack ram in software C
    You software determines what will be the bottleneck in your system. so without the proper information you question ins impossible to correctly answer

    and again: you will always have one part that bottlenecks another unless you have infinity performance


    You question is just not put up right to be answered correctly.
    A better way to approuch it would to be more worried about the speed of the system in what you want to use it for.
     
  8. vick1000

    vick1000 [H]ard|Gawd

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    The OP clearly listed the software the build is intended for.

    For $2K without a monitor, bottle necks are not an issue, top GPU and CPU with 16GB of fast RAM and PCIe SSD cover it.
     
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    I3eyond Gawd

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    Thank you sir. Is there any difference in performance in a PCIe SSD and a 2.5?
     
  10. HiryuuX

    HiryuuX Limp Gawd

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    You have a lot of options for under $2000, but here's one for ya.

    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/k3YWcY

    8700k + ML240L AIO (front mount on case) + Z370 Killer SLI/ac motherboard + 16GB DDR4 3000 RAM + 1TB SSD MX500 (selected for M.2, warranty, speed), 1080 Ti SC Black Edition, Phanteks P400 TG case (tons of good options here - Meshify C TG, S340 Elite, H500, etc), EVGA G3 750W 80+ Gold fully modular PSU (it's on sale at Amazon so why not), and a W10 key.

    Technically you probably wouldn't need an 8700k at such a high resolution, but if you are only gaming then Intel is your best option. Ryzen will be a tad behind, while offering more cores/threads/value for the same dollar amount. That said you could get a Ryzen 2700/2700X + X470 setup and run the stock cooler to save $100-150ish.
     
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