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Is this build terrible?

This is what I've reckoned thusfar:
Corsair AX860 Platinum Power Supply
Gigabyte AORUS Z270X-Gaming 7 Motherboard
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming OC 11GB
Intel Core i7 7700K
Corsair Hydro Series H100i 240mm Liquid CPU Cooler
Corsair Vengeance LED CMU16GX4M2C3200C16R 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4

Also, would I be able to cool this effectively without water cooling? Would a 750w psu be enough?
Thank you.
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    The next gen. 8700k is launching tomorrow. You should reconsider your decision.
    Yes, an air cooler like Noctua NH-D15 or Cryorig R1 Ultimate along with a high end 750w psu should be more than enough.
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  2. 8th gen I5 will be 6 core and I7 will be 6 core 12 thread, needs the re-branded Z370 motherboard. Probably be good with a hyper 212 or cryorig h7 too
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  3. Hellfire13 said:
    The next gen. 8700k is launching tomorrow. You should reconsider your decision.
    Yes, an air cooler like Noctua NH-D15 or Cryorig R1 Ultimate along with a high end 750w psu should be more than enough.


    Can you suggest a 750 psu I could trust? And could you spitball a price for the 8700K? Will the Cryorig fit in an ATX? Any opinions about this psu Thermaltake Smart Pro RGB 850W Bronze Fully Modular Power Supply?
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  4. Coffee Lake Prices here... https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2017/09/28/intel-coffee-lake-cpu/

    PSU tier list here... https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/631048-psu-tier-list-updated/

    The Cryorig can fit any board. What you need to see is, does it fit the case that you have chosen.
    Stick to Corsair or Seasonic or EVGA. They usually have the better units.
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  5. Hellfire13 said:
    Coffee Lake Prices here... https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2017/09/28/intel-coffee-lake-cpu/

    PSU tier list here... https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/631048-psu-tier-list-updated/

    The Cryorig can fit any board. What you need to see is, does it fit the case that you have chosen.


    This is probably a stupid question and I apologize, but is there a particular way of doing that?
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  6. You need to match the height of the cooler with the width of the case as it will go horizontal. Most full tower case should fit it.
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  7. the hyper 212 in an antec 900 or 902 will go right up to the window, need to remove the fan from the side panel for instance. Same with a spike cougar matx case no side panel fans. the cryorig H7 is supposed to be a bit shorter and may have not required the removal of the fan.
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  8. For nominal to medium OC, the H7 should be a enough. It can fit in most cases too. For very high OC, you should get the Noctua NH-D15 or Cryorig R1. And for extreme clocks a top of the line AIO should be used.
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  9. This is my revised build, thoughts?
    Gigabyte AORUS Z270X-Gaming 7 Motherboard
    Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming OC 11GB
    Intel Core i7 7700K
    Cryorig H7 Quad Lumi CPU Cooler
    Corsair RM850i 850W 80 Plus Gold Power Supply
    Corsair Vengeance LPX CMK16GX4M2A2400C16R 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 Red
    Corsair Carbide 600C Inverse ATX Full Tower Case
    Thank you so much for your help
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  10. Looks good. You can go for it. Cheers...
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  11. https://www.tweaktown.com/news/59263/core-i5-8600k-performance-similar-i7-7700k/index.html

    I5 8600K 6 cores gives I7 7700K 4/8 performance for less money. But the new 8600K of 8700K needs Z370 and can buy and run DDR4 2666 instead of 2400
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