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Whats A Good Pc Build For Gaming/Video Editing/Recording/Animation?

Hey!
I'm going to build my first pc in January of 2017, and I really want to make it a good one! Can anyone help me find the pieces that will run the programs I will be using, at good frames and efficiently? My Budget is $900 and I'm willing to go to $1000, also I plan on upgrading the build in the future.
I want something that can run these programs above or at max performance and these games at or close to 4k settings.

Programs:
Photoshop CC
Autodesk Maya 2016
Cinema 4D 2016
Blender
Final Cut Pro
Sony Vegas Pro
After Effects CC
Google Chrome
Steam

Games:
Overwatch
GTA V (Grand Theft Auto 5)
Call of Duty Franchise
Doom
Watch Dogs 2
And Etc....
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    With the budget of yours, you can't get a PC that will run games at max settings on 4K. GTX 1080 alone costs minimum of $580.
    Further reading: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/best-gpus,4380.html

    What you can get is a PC that will run games at max settings on 1440p. Like the cube PC below.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: MSI H110M PRO-D Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($58.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: Crucial 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($82.99 @ Jet)
    Storage: SK hynix SL308 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($69.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.78 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Windforce OC Video Card ($379.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Thermaltake Core V21 MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($56.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic 650W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $953.71
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-12-31 14:43 EST-0500

    For good 4K build, you're looking something like this (color theme: black & red).

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    CPU Cooler: be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 67.8 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler ($74.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($149.88 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($93.99 @ Jet)
    Storage: SK hynix SL308 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($69.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.78 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card ($659.89 @ B&H)
    Case: Corsair 450D ATX Mid Tower Case ($109.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic PRIME 650W 80+ Titanium Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($144.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Total: $1583.49
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-12-31 14:51 EST-0500

    Though, for best quality at 4K, you'll either need the upcoming GTX 1080 Ti (priced probably in range of $800) or currently available Titan X Pascal with price tag of $1200.
  2. Hello and thanks for asking on Tom's Hardware! Well, since you seem to be a HUGE content creator, I can recommend a few components. First off, since you since you said you want to play games at maxed out settings close to 4K resolution, I recommend nothing less than either an RX 480 8GB or a GTX 1070. For processing power, an unlocked i7 like the 6700k would be the best option along with any Z170 motherboard of your choice. 16GB RAM would also be a recommendation for content creators like yourself. If you have any questions regarding which brands to buy, feel free to ask! But besides everything I mentioned, aesthetics are your choice! Hope this helps!
  3. I recommend this RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820313771&cm_re=16gb_ddr4-_-20-313-771-_-Product

    For some reason it will not show up on PCPartPicker, so I just recommend you buy it before the sale on it ends which is on January 2.
  4. Here is the rest of the build: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/tTPNsJ

    Choice of case is up to you!
  5. OR, you could delve into the second-hand market ;)
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