Advice for my build appreciated

I'm trying to put together a mid tower build and am a little uncertain about choosing a motherboard and GPU. My budget is looking like $1300 or so by what I'm choosing.
I will be using this computer for ordinary tasks and a little video and photo editing. I may play a game here or there, but definitely not a serious gamer. I want a fast machine that will serve me well for years to come.
I plan on connecting a few USB3 HDD externals for backups. So I'd like some fast external ports. I guess USB3? Thunderbolt? I also have an existing 480gb esata g3 SSD id like to install internally for storage, to compliment the m2 ssd I've chosen for the build
I have read articles on other builds and have researched recommended hardware. It seems that some motherboards have 10% or more one star reviews on amazon due to claims of hardware having known faults and bad customer service. A few gigabyte boards to be specific.
I've been told the Nvidea 1050 is fine for my needs. Others tell me 1060. I want at least a 27" monitor, as I have become used to that with my imac, and can't go backwards. I plan on spending some money for a good higher res monitor, so I'm unsure of the GPU.
I don't think I need the best to get what I need.
Any recommendations on a motherboard, GPU, monitor, or anything else will be appreciated. I can't buy another iMac and be glued out of my machine. It's been a while since I've looked at pc hardware.
Here is my current list of goods.

CPU: Intel - Core i5-7600K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.89 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Noctua - NH-D15 82.5 CFM CPU Cooler ($88.88 @ OutletPC)
Thermal Compound: Arctic Silver - 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5g Thermal Paste ($5.84 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte - GA-Z270P-D3 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($100.88 @ OutletPC)
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($154.88 @ OutletPC)
Storage: MyDigitalSSD - BPX 512GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($233.99 @ Newegg Marketplace)
Video Card: EVGA - GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB SC GAMING ACX 2.0 Video Card ($158.68 @ OutletPC)
Case: Thermaltake - Suppressor F31 Tempered Glass Edition ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G2 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full - USB 32/64-bit ($102.89 @ OutletPC)
Wireless Network Adapter: TP-Link - TL-WDN4800 PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter ($39.88 @ OutletPC)
Case Fan: Noctua - NF-S12A PWM 120mm Fan ($19.55 @ Amazon)
Case Fan: Noctua - NF-S12A PWM 120mm Fan ($19.55 @ Amazon)
Case Fan: Noctua - NF-S12A PWM 120mm Fan ($19.55 @ Amazon)
Case Fan: Noctua - NF-S12A PWM 120mm Fan ($19.55 @ Amazon)
Total: $1353.99
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-09-27 20:27 EDT-0400
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  1. As u using it for productivity stuffs ,i suggest rysen 5 1600 for 190$e and the msi b350 pro gaming mobo for 70$ .And Intels coffeelake processor releasing on Oct 5 .Those i5s have 6cores and 6threads so wait and decide
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  2. Thanks so much! It seems the i5 8600k six core has a comparable base clock speed of 3.6. I don't quite understand the overclocking bit though. I assume the advertised speeds are without overclocking?
    I also don't understand why the i5 8400 has only a 2.8 base clock.
    The 8600k being $257 and the 8400 at $182.
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  3. Bcoz u can't over clock the non k CPUs .I5 8400 is running at 2.8ghz and 8600k 3.6ghz but u can oc it to its max potential as is an unlocked processor
    Reply to parani
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