New build - Any tips or change of parts

Hello, i'm looking into building a new pc, yet i'm unsure if the parts i have picked out so far are a good match for the pc or whether i should make any changes.

I'm not really looking to overclock anything.

CPU: Intel Core i7 7700k 4.2Ghz Quad Core
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15
Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-Z270-HD3P
RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-2400 DC 32GB
SSD: Samsung 850 EVO SSD - 250GB
Harddrive: Seagate BarraCuda 3.5" ST3000DM008 - 3 TB
GPU: ASUS GeForce GTX 1080 Strix A OC - 8GB
Case: Corsair Obsidian 750D Airflow
PSU: Corsair RM750x - 750 Watt - 135 mm - 80 Plus Gold certified

It is in particular the motherboard that i am in doubt with, if it is a good enough board or whether i should fork out a little more money for a better/more expensive board?

Thank you for your help in advance :)
Reply to David Mather
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  1. Look fine, but do you need 32GB of ram?

    And you only really need a 650W PSU for that build.
    Reply to jankerson
  2. I would HIGHLY suggest using an 8th gen CPU instead of the 7700k. The i5 8400 is just as good or better in some cases than even the 7700k. PSU is good, GPU is fine but I prefer EVGA for build quality and warranty/customer support. 3TB on an HDD is also pretty unnecessary unless you're doing some editing with very large files. 32GB of RAM for the same reason is equally unnecessary.

    My edits:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel - Core i5-8600K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor ($279.89 @ B&H)
    CPU Cooler: Noctua - NH-D15 82.5 CFM CPU Cooler ($88.88 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: MSI - Z370 GAMING PLUS ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($121.88 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($175.44 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Samsung - 960 EVO 500GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($233.88 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($43.78 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA - GeForce GTX 1080 8GB FTW Gaming ACX 3.0 Video Card ($549.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: Corsair - 750D Airflow Edition ATX Full Tower Case ($159.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G2 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($89.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $1743.72
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-10 14:16 EST-0500
    Reply to JalYt_Justin
  3. JalYt_Justin said:
    I would HIGHLY suggest using an 8th gen CPU instead of the 7700k. The i5 8400 is just as good or better in some cases than even the 7700k. PSU is good, GPU is fine but I prefer EVGA for build quality and warranty/customer support. 3TB on an HDD is also pretty unnecessary unless you're doing some editing with very large files. 32GB of RAM for the same reason is equally unnecessary.

    My edits:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel - Core i5-8600K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor ($279.89 @ B&H)
    CPU Cooler: Noctua - NH-D15 82.5 CFM CPU Cooler ($88.88 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: MSI - Z370 GAMING PLUS ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($121.88 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($175.44 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Samsung - 960 EVO 500GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($233.88 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($43.78 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA - GeForce GTX 1080 8GB FTW Gaming ACX 3.0 Video Card ($549.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: Corsair - 750D Airflow Edition ATX Full Tower Case ($159.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G2 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($89.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $1743.72
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-10 14:16 EST-0500


    Thank you so much for your answer :) I've change a few bits after your suggestions!

    I have one more question though, i am considering changing the Noctua - NH-D15 to a Cryorig H7 and then slap 2x Corsiar SP120 fans on it.
    The Noctua simply seems a little too beefy both aesthetically and maybe a bit overkill since im not really looking to OC
    Is that something you could get behind or would you recommend otherwise? :)
    Reply to David Mather
  4. Seeing all the nice red in that build would this be more like what i would put in as gpu,
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01HHBQBLG/?tag=pcpapi-20&th=1

    The cryorig should do fine,even with one fan.
    Reply to Vic 40
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