John Shepherd

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  1. I have chosen the following components for my build: CPU: Intel Core i7-6700 3.4Ghz 8MB Cache *Quad Core* 2000Mhz Socket LGA1151 CPU Retail Boxed - (p/n: BX80662I76700) Socket 1151 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170M-D3H Socket LGA1151 microATX OR Gigabyte Z170M - D3H Which do you think? DDR4 Memory: Kingston HyperX FURY 16GB (2x8GB) PC17000 DDR4 (2133Mhz) Memory CL14-14-14 - (p/n: HX421C14FB2K2/16) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212X - Processor cooler - (Socket LGA775 LGA1156 AM2, AM2+, LGA1366 AM3, LGA1155 AM3+, LGA2011 FM1, FM2, LGA1150 FM2+) - aluminium - 120 mm - (p/n: RR-212X-20PM-R1) Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24D5MT 24x Dual Layer Multi-Format (Black) SATA DVD-Writer Serial ATA Drive: Samsung 850 EVO MZ-75E250 - Solid state drive - 250GB - internal - 2.5" - SATA 6Gb/s - buffer: 512 MB - SED Power Supply Unit: Zalman ZM750-EBT - 80 PLUS Gold 750W ATX Install existing GPU GV-R577UD-1GD Install existing HDD WS 1TB The case is proving harder to decide, between: Cooler Master Silencio 352 (Black) Mini-Tower Case *Front Audio & USB SilverStone SST-PS07B Corsair Carbide 200R or 300R Corsair Obsidian 350D Any thoughts don't want to go over the top neither skimp. I also am not sure about my PSU choice. I am in New Zealand and our prices are plus 50%
  2. My current system Coolmaster Gladiator 600 case CPU i5-760 MOBO GA-P55A-UD3 Graphics GV-R577UD-1GD RAM 8MB If I go for: See table also attached 3 new specs CPU: Intel Skylake Core i7 6700 3.4GHz/Turbo up to 4.0Ghz Socket 1151 8MB Smart Cache ----Intel Hyper-Threading technology which can thread Quad core(x4) to 8 processing threads Motherboard: Asus/Gigabyte Intel B150 Chipset Graphic: Nvidia Gefore GTX 970 4GB GDDR5 PCIE3.0 SSD: 120GB Sata 3 SSD for fast booting HDD: Seagate/Western Digital 2Tb SATA3 RAM: 16GB DDR3L-1600 dual channel Sound: 8-channel High Definition Optical Drive: 24x SATA Dual Layer DVD Writer USB: 6 at back (include 2 x USB3.0s), 2 on top (include 2 x USB3.0) Network: Gigabit Ethernet, Broadband ready Case: Thermaltake Armor A30i Mini Case Black USB 3.0 ----1 x 200mm top blue led fan ----1 x 90mm front fan ----2 x 60mm rear fan Power Supply: 600W Continuous True Power Would I be able to use my existing case