Looking for the ultimate 1440p and 1080p 144Hz gaming for less than $1500? Look no further! Today we present you this powerful PC build that will play triple A titles at up to ultra settings at 4K and 1440p 144Hz. You can use this for video editing, the six core processor and the powerful video card with 8GB VRAM will crush games and video rendering. All the parts are listed and linked below.
This CPU has six cores with a base clock of 3.6GHz. This means it will perform very well in games and can even be used for productivity work. The K at the end of the name means it can be overclocked to increase performance further. These processors can be overclocked up to 5GHz.
The CPU cooler is a water cooler to keep your processor cool during long gaming sessions and allow you to have extra thermal head room to overclock. Intel processors are known for generating a lot of heat so this cooler will ensure your processor temperatures stay in check.
This Z370 motherboard supports SLI and has overclocking capabilities, meaning that you can increase the performance of your gaming or editing PC further by making the processor faster.
The graphics card is the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080. This is a good 1440p 144Hz and 4K graphics card, it’ll handle all modern triple A games with ease. It can play games at 4K on high settings and is a great 1440p 144Hz choice.
Storage: A 3TB 7200RPM hard drive provides tons of space for storage and a 500GB SSD provides super fast storage for your operating system, programs and games to speed up loading times. A total of 3.5TB allows you to store a collosal quantity of data on your PC which is great if you have lots of games or you edit lots of video files.
16GB of DDR4 RAM is more than enough for modern games and the perfect quantity for photo or video editing in Adobe Premiere and After Effects. You will not need more RAM than this unless you do heavy 3D compositing in After Effects
This power supply has 80+ gold efficiency, this means it converts energy for your PC in an efficient manner, it comes from a reputable manufacturer which is very important because the PSU is responsible for supplying power to all of your components so you must purchase an efficient and reliable one. This PSU from EVGA even comes with an amazing 7 year warranty.
The case is a nice ATX case from Bitfenix. It’s a good looking case, it has enough drive bays to support multiple hard drives and SSDs so there’s plenty of space to upgrade in future. It also has a line of addressable RGB LEDs at the front of the case, this makes it good-looking and customisable.