Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Building Your PC for 4K Gaming

Next gen only means 1080 pixel resolution and 60 fps for ps4 and Xbox one owners but for pc gamers, 4K resolution is the next demand. Well, it would be costly to meet the 4K requirements but, it will taste even better in that quality (want to play GTA 5 in 4k quality).

If you are interested in building your rig for 4K quality then components should be selected carefully so that any lag or shuttering issues should not occur during your playtime.

For this build, you should take things up a notch. Both practicality and budget were tossed aside to build the rig with a 3 way SLI GTX Titan with Intel i-7 3960X :

Without further ado, I present to you the part list for this build:

Operating System : Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit)

Windows-8.1

Tricks – Activate your Window 8.1 for Lifetime

Note – It’s your choice to use Window version(7, 8, 8.1, 10).

CPU : Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor

Processor

Features:

  • Core i7, Sandy Bridge-E
  • Clock Speed: 3.3GHz, 3.9 GHz (Max Turbo)
  • 15 MB Cache
  • 6 Core

CPU Cooler : NZXT Kraken X60 98.3 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler

CPU Cooler

Features:

  • 800 – 2000 RPM +/-10% 54 – 98.3 CFM
  • Radiator Dim. 138.4 x 27.0 x 312.5mm
  • Fan Dim. 140 x 140 x 25mm
  • Fan Noise 21 – 37 dBA

Motherboard : Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard

MotherBoard

Features:

  • Supports New Intel®Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition
  • 4 Channel Memory Architecture
  • PCI Express Gen. 3 Support
  • All New Digital Power Control for the CPU and Memory
  • UEFI DualBIOS™ Technology
  • 8 phase overclockable VRM design featuring All Japanese solid capacitor and PowerPAK MOSFET design.
  • 333 Onboard Acceleration features USB 3.0, SATA 3.0 and an unprecedented 3x USB power boost
  • Unique On/Off charge technology
  • GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 3 technology
  • Dolby Home Theater®support
  • High quality 110dB SNR HD audio

Memory : Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory

Memory

Features:

  • Density: 16GB (4x4GB)
  • 2133 MHz
  • Timing: 9-11-10-30
  • Light Bar: Polished Aluminum
  • Light Pipe: White LED

Storage : Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB 2.5″ Solid State Disk (RAID 0)

raid0

Features:

  • 2.5″ inch
  • 256GB
  • SATA III

Storage : Western Digital Red 3TB 3.5″ 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive (RAID 1)

raid1

Features:

  • Capacity: 3 TB
  • Rotational Speed (RPM): IntelliPower
  • Microsoft operating systems prior to Vista, 32-bit operating systems, and Mac systems prior to OSX 10.4 may not support volumes greater than 2TB. To recognize the full capacity of this drive, you may need multiple partitions. Check with the manufacturer to verify your system’s compatibility.
  • Interface: SATA3
  • Data Transfer Rate: 6 Gb/s Buffer to Host (max); 145 MB/s Host to/from drive (typical)
  • Form Factor: 3.5 inch
  • Read/Write: 4.4 Watts
  • Standby: 0.6 Watt

Video Card : EVGA GeForce GTX Titan 6GB Video Card (3-Way SLI)

Cards

Features:

  • Base Clock: 837 MHz
  • Boost Clock: 876 MHz
  • Memory Clock: 6008 MHz Effective
  • CUDA Cores: 2688
  • Memory: 6144MB GDDR5 384bit
  • NVIDIA TXAA, NVIDIA GPU Boost 2.0, NVIDIA PhysX, NVIDIA FXAA, NVIDIA Adaptive Verticle Sync, NVIDIA Surround, NVIDIA 3D Vision Ready, NVIDIA 4-Way SLI Ready, NVIDIA CUDA Technologies
  • PCI express 3.0
  • Microsoft DirectX 11.1 API with Direct compute 5.0 Support, OpenGL 4.3 Support, OpenCL support

Case : NZXT H630 ATX Full Tower Case

case

Features:

  • Steel / Plastic Ultra Tower
  • 2 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x Audio/Mic, SD Card Reader w/ SDXC Support Front Ports
  • 2 External 5.25″ Drive Bays
  • 8 Internal 3.5″ Drive Bays

Case Fan : Cougar Vortex PWM 70.5 CFM 120mm Fan & Cougar Vortex PWM 119.8 CFM 140mm Fan

case fan1

Features:

Power Supply : SeaSonic X Series 1250W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply

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Features:

Monitor : Samsung 28-Inch Ultra High Definition LED

sam

Features:

  • 4K, 3840 x 2160 Resolution (UHD)
  • Sharper Viewing Angle with T-shaped Stand
  • 1 Billion Color Support and 1ms (GTG) Response Time
  • HDMI, DisplayPort, 3.5mm audio out

About Anmol Singh

I am a gamer, tech enthusiast and blogger.I usually write articles about tech gadgets,inspiring ideas and major upgrades in tech field.

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  1. Why would you recommend a 2560×1600 resolution monitor for a 4k gaming set up? -_-

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