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Want to build a custom GTX 1080TI gaming PC. What do I need?

I am looking to build a gaming PC and was wondering if anyone could help me to compile a list of things to buy. Much appreciated.
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  1. How much are you willing to spend...
  2. Here's a suggested parts list for your gaming PC built around a GTX 1080 Ti (a Black/White themed build including a G-Sync 1440p/165Hz Monitor and OS):

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-7600K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.00 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: CRYORIG H5 Universal 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($46.88 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($156.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Crucial MX300 275GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($94.89 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.89 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB Gaming OC 11G Video Card ($684.79 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: NZXT S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic 650W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($76.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($89.98 @ NCIX US)
    Monitor: Dell S2417DG 23.8" 2560x1440 165Hz Monitor ($399.99 @ Best Buy)
    Total: $2014.38
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-04-23 05:44 EDT-0400
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    some people take there side panel window of the case and have it lazer in-graved.
    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/87/d8/86/87d886205b328eb2f32b2634f0f7faa1.jpg
    http://s286.photobucket.com/user/KrisGranholm/media/Serenity/Window1.jpg.html
  4. raisonjohn said:
    Here's a suggested parts list for your gaming PC built around a GTX 1080 Ti (a Black/White themed build including a G-Sync 1440p/165Hz Monitor and OS):

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-7600K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.00 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: CRYORIG H5 Universal 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($46.88 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($156.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Crucial MX300 275GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($94.89 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.89 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB Gaming OC 11G Video Card ($684.79 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: NZXT S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic 650W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($76.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($89.98 @ NCIX US)
    Monitor: Dell S2417DG 23.8" 2560x1440 165Hz Monitor ($399.99 @ Best Buy)
    Total: $2014.38
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-04-23 05:44 EDT-0400


    Thanks for this list. Much appreciated. Is it worth investing in a I7 processor do you think?
  5. the i7 has more cores and windows and games are now starting to use those extra cores. some of the newer games now can bottle neck an i5 and a higher end gpu.
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