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Is this PC build enough for what i want ?

Hello everyone,

First of all, i know that there are tons of topics like this one, but this is my first time actually picking parts for computer and i am totally afraid that they wont fit together and it will just not work so i decided to write on a forum like this one to ask the pros Happy

I want my computer to be able to handle games like GTA V on ultra and high fps, i saw a video with even worse graphics and worse CPU running it on ultra on 1080p so hopefully this one gets it done.

My currently picked components :

PROCESSOR : Intel Core i5-6600K
GPU : GIGABYTE GTX 960 WINDFORCE 2x gaming 4gb
RAM : Kingston 8GB DDR4 2133MHz CL14 HyperX Fury Black Series
HDD : Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1000GB Advanced Format
CASE : Computer Case C-TECH ARES black-red
FAN FOR PROCESSOR : i dont know so far

later i will buy SSD and upgrade ram to 16gb

So my questions are :
Will the GPU and CPU and RAM work with the motherboard ?
Which fan for the processor ? ( i want a cheap one, for around 20-40 euro )
Is the PSU enough for this setup ?
Will all the parts with in the computer case ?

Thanks in advance !

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So why this? You have this other post.

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The GPUs usually are just fine. As to the CPU you check the CPU list at the motherboard maker's site.

The fan? I use the one that comes in the box with the CPU.
The PSU? Single rail. Seems fine.
Not sure about your case question. English? Looks like a standard size case. Should be fine.

Are you sure you want that Seagate? Might be OK if you treat it like it can go dead at any moment. Read the web why.
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In reply to: So why this? You have this other post.

I meant if all parts will FIT in the computer case, like if there wont be a problem with room, i was writing fast so i made a grammar error.

No fan comes with the CPU i listed, so thats why i am asking Happy
Not sure about seagate, thats what my friend sent me, i am completely new in picking computer parts.

Thanks for response !

BTW : that other post isnt mine.

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Thanks ! looks nice.

I dont really want to overclock my CPU though, is it necessary for gaming ? I heard that if i want to overclock it i will also have to choose different motherboard, is that true ?

Thanks for response.

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My mixup.

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The link was what looked like yours but is not.

I've never overclocked for over a decade. Somewhere about the i5 2500 we found this:
"Our tests demonstrate fairly little difference between a $225 LGA 1155 Core i5-2500K and a $1000 LGA 2011 Core i7-3960X, even when three-way graphics card configurations are involved. It turns out that memory bandwidth and PCIe throughput don't hold back the performance of existing Sandy Bridge-based machines. "

So unless you are installing 3 GPUs you're fine.

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Don't know

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I'm not into gaming or ocing.

If it was me I'd shop for a i5-6600 and a gtx 970.
A little less cpu power and a little more gpu power.
Plus the cpu comes with a hsf.
Compare the price to your build.

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No you do not need to oc for gaming.

Change the mix a little.
Cpu...i5-6600...a little less cpu power but it comes with a hsf.
Gpu...gtx970...a bunch more graphics power which will get you better gaming.

Go shopping and compare the price to your build.

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It is enough. I remember playing GTA V i4 processor with no lagging. However, my processor was of AMD. I now own PS and never played on PC so far. Silly

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