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UE4 Development Build. Suggestions Wanted!

I would like to purchase parts this week.
Does everything look compatible? High enough PSU and fans?

I already have a mouse and external 1TB hard drive.

Thank for your suggestions!

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/zfyVzy
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/zfyVzy/by_merchant/

CPU: Intel Core i7-5820K 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor ($378.00 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($25.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Asus X99-A ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard ($239.99 @ B&H)
Memory: Crucial 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($169.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Superclocked Video Card ($669.00 @ Amazon)
Case: Corsair Graphite Series 230T Orange ATX Mid Tower Case ($76.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Cooler Master V700 700W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($155.98 @ Directron)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($17.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) ($91.75 @ OutletPC)
Monitor: Acer G246HLAbd 60Hz 24.0" Monitor ($129.99 @ Amazon)
Monitor: Acer GN246HL 144Hz 24.0" Monitor ($236.54 @ B&H)
Keyboard: Corsair K70 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($119.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $2402.17
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-08-17 18:45 EDT-0400

I didn’t check the compatibility, but as far as general PC parts go, I’d scrap the gaming keyboard and get a higher wattage PSU, like 1000W.

What about the 6700 vs 5820 debate? Which would you choose, if starting from scratch?

I wouldn’t know, I am more of an AMD person seeing as my budget has never been high, I haven’t had a job until now.

I’m on the same “upgrading” path and think can share some ideas

Why?

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The GeForce GTX 980 Ti needs a minimum of 600w. Pushing it kinda close there. I agree get a 1000w. What if you want to upgrade in the future.

Thank for the PSU advice. By the time I upgrade again (in 3-5 years), I will likely sell this build and start from scratch again. I think I will stick with duyth’s suggestion of 750W.

Thanks for your help.

I might go with your Noctua NH-D14 suggestion. My case already has 3 fans. Is 5 fans not overkill for this type of build? You are probably correct on the storage. Yet, I do already have a 1TB external HDD. Also, I have been using my MacBook Pro for four years and have used less than 100GB on the internal SSD…

Final changes. Any comments before purchase?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-5820K 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor $299.99 @ Micro Center
CPU Cooler Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 CPU Cooler $72.19 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus X99-A ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $239.99 @ B&H
Memory Crucial 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $169.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial BX100 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $159.99 @ Amazon
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Superclocked Video Card $669.00 @ Amazon
Case Corsair Graphite Series 230T Orange ATX Mid Tower Case $76.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair 750W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $131.98 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer $18.45 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM (64-bit) $93.78 @ OutletPC
Monitor Acer G246HLAbd 60Hz 24.0" Monitor $119.70 @ Newegg
Monitor Acer GN246HL 144Hz 24.0" Monitor $232.58 @ Newegg
Keyboard AZIO KB506 Wired Standard Keyboard $26.42 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2361.05
Mail-in rebates -$50.00
Total $2311.05
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-08-20 20:23 EDT-0400

I would go for at least 4 fans, I have 4 fans on my rig and it can still get pretty warm during intense usage. Also, you can get a nice wireless keyboard + mouse combo from Logitech for $25.

Thanks for the Logitech MK200 tip. That is one sweet bundle. However, I am currently addicted to backlit keyboards. The AZIO KB506 keyboard listed above has 5 different LED colors too, which is a fun little bonus!