PLEASE NOTE: The contest has officially ended. Huge thanks to MSI, and to everyone who entered. No further entries will be accepted at this time. Any further voting will not be counted.
Wheezy2Ez - The 4K Dream
We've teamed up with MSI for a build contest! Pick your parts, explain why they're the best, and possibly win your part list up to $2,000!
First off, a huge thanks to MSI for sponsoring this contest!
Here's how it works - create a build guide with the following criteria:
Two winners will be chosen:
The stream is over - thanks everyone for joining us!
Join us Thursday at 2pm CST for a live Q&A and build with NZXT! We'll be discussing and building with their new Manta mini-ITX case.
We'll be taking questions during the stream, so please hop in and join the chat.
(Note: some of the build parts were ones we had on hand - i.e. you don't really need a 1000W PSU for this build.)
|CPU||Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor|
|CPU Cooler||NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler|
|Motherboard||Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 Mini ITX LGA1151 Motherboard|
|Memory||G.Skill TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory|
|Storage||Samsung 850 Pro Series 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive|
|Storage||Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive|
|Video Card||XFX Radeon R9 Fury X 4GB Video Card|
|Case||NZXT Manta Mini ITX Desktop Case|
|Power Supply||SeaSonic Platinum 1000W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply|
|Operating System||Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM (64-bit)|
For our latest build guide, we put together a step by step build video. Check it out and let us know what you think!
PCPartPicker is now tracking prices for recent software releases across a variety of categories. We've added tracking for:
This selection joins our existing listings of operating systems.
Quick note: Games are on our roadmap. We're working on getting them added, but we don't have an ETA on them yet.
NZXT founder Johnny Hou joined us at the PCPartPicker office to show off the new Hue+ software controlled lighting controller. It's a pretty sweet add-on that lets you add configurable RGB LED strips to your build.
We're working on adding in part list support for the Hue+ here on PCPartPicker. In the meantime, you can find the Hue+ here: