do not spent money for hardware thats > 5 years old tbh... its not worth it - rather start with a new baseline...
you "only" need a new motherboard and cpu really... the GTX 960 should be fine tbh...
Correct me if I am wrong, but you could throw in a (e.g.) GTX 1060 and still get 10bit compatibility?! It should be around 3x as fast... http://gpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Nvidia-Quadro-P600-vs-Nvidia-GTX-1060-6GB/m262616vs3639
"The DisplayPort 1.4 connections of the GTX 1060 furthermore allow for 8.1 Gbps of bandwidth per lane and offer superb color support through their Display Stream Compression technology. They can also drive 8K resolution at 60Hz, 4K resolution at a very speedy 120Hz and also support deep color 10-bit HDR 4K displays as an advanced bonus for next generation ultra HD monitors."
The motherboard is good, but you can go cheaper if you want...
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant
If you want to cool the VRM you need a custom watercooling block for your motherboard ... or one that covers CPU and motherboard
basically you need a custom watercooling loop... somewhere between 400-1000$ depends on what you want
get Dual-Channel RAM .... 2x8 - since I doubt you will ever go for 4x16 - so you can get another 2x8 to have 32 total in quad channel - Ryzen benefits a LOT from dual/quad channel - you might even want to get DDR4-3000 / 3200 MHz Ram - google infinity fabric ryzen
the rest looks fine to me...
no experience with those yet... but there exist good watercooling solutions for that... its just very expensive
you always mount fans on a radiator... since you have to cool the water in the radiator by air-flow (mostly air pressure)
get a SSD - it will improve the build a lot
check the site of the manufacturer... they specify it...
Radiator Mount Locations Front: 120/240/280/360mm
basically the cooling performance in AIOs comes from three things...
1. surface area (look at the size Height x Width x Depth) of the radiator (important!)
2. speed of fans (can be set afterwards so mostly negligible)
3. speed of the pump (mostly negligible)
the 240mm radiators mostly have 2 fans of 120mm x 120mm
280mm have 2 fans with 140mm x 140mm and 360 have 3 * 120mm x 120mm
fyi: your link is broken
I'd get atleast a 360mm radiator if you want heavy OC
What is the purpose of your build... gaming? If yes, you are spending a heck lot more than you probably need.
I do not get, why you not get a 4k monitor with 1080Ti SLI's - they will be super bored with your 1440p monitor...
If the purpose is not gaming go for socket LGA2066
did you buy the parts already? Since your GTX1070 seems to be quiet expensive...
No OC -> keep the stock cooler.
OC -> Liquid? -> Corsair H100i/H110i, Air -> Noctua NH14
I would not expect the 11 series before july-august of 2018
to my knowledge having a good GPU is crucial to CAD/FEA if you want to model 3D
If I were you I'd get a GTX1060 6GB or go up for the 1070Ti - the 1070 is not a ton of value atm
If you plan to play 1440p go 1070Ti if you only have a 1080p monitor the 1060 is more than enough
the problem with pre built systems (most of the time) is, that you can not control the quality of the single components... e.g. I'd prefer a samsung ssd over one from ADATA - or G.Skill / Corsair RAM over Kingston (this listing might include subjective opinion!).
Your build is really solid!
alternative what cooler?
CPU? GPU? Case?
If you want a better CPU Cooler either get an AIO - H110i or alike or a Noctua NH14
Are you aware of the differences between M.2 drives being PCI-E and SATA?
The MX300 M.2 has a SATA interface and is just as fast as any regular 2.5" SSD - if you'd get a Samsung 960EVO instead you'd get an M.2 with PCI-E, which has (almost) 6x the read-speed and >2x the write speed of the MX300 M.2.
I have an ASUS Z270G and installed my OS on a Samsung 960 EVO without any problems. I do not think, that gigabyte won't have updated their Z370 chipset to support M.2 drives. So you should be fine with the MX300 M.2!
Did not read that - my bad. Ryzen would have been better.
If you fancy compute power - get a R7-1700 instead of the R5-1600, but I'd rather try to get a GTX1070Ti for smoother gameplay if in any way you can afford it.
that list is pretty decent and you can play games at high settings at 1080p
that thing in your first post is a piece of crap... the only thing, that is maaaaybe acceptable is the CPU
the list you provided is 10x better
Whats your usecase for the R7-1700X?
I'd try to get a R5 and 1070Ti
If you have a look at my build you can see some Coolermaster Fans, that work with Asus Aura!
never have and never will... sorry
Do you plan to game on 1080p or 1440p?
If 1440p - 100% the Ryzen build
Else I'd get a better motherboard, the R5-1600 and a 1050Ti
The Intel one is out!
Intels 8th generation does nearly not benefit from RAM speeds over 2666mhz...
get your facts right...
over the top?`
do it right pls...
if you do not need the 1gb network and only want wifi - get built in wifi e.g. https://pcpartpicker.com/product/tqKhP6/asus-maximus-x-hero-wi-fi-ac-atx-lga1151-motherboard-maximus-x-hero-wi-fi-ac
I learned, that anything above the supported RAM frequency only ups your cost and not really the gain - so 2666mhz ram is fine.
i7-6700k is still fine - maybe invest in a good AIO so you can OC it?
Looks good - I'd build it
i7-8700k & z370 board... might want an M.2 PCI-E SSD
I'd go for i7-8700k and Z370 architecture...
1000% add an SSD - you absolutely need one!
Should be fine for 1080p gaming!
I'd get a Mobo with integrated Wifi and a better PSU...
it was a really really really tight fit - and your h100i v2 is a bit taller even...
you should upload that build! :)
I bought my 1080 when there was a huuuge discount due to the 1080Ti being released 2 weeks after
Get the newer generation CPU
If you want Intel - also you could get the i7-8700k depending on your budget!
his X370 was 109$ mine is 80$
I did not edit my post at all LOL
X370 is not needed in most cases
how is the RAM worse?
I have close to no GPU sag... it might be the perspective - also routing the cable to the top of the GPU makes it way better.
you might want to see this: https://steamcommunity.com/discussions/forum/1/350542145689735235/
did not find any coupons ... sorry mate
but tbh - what is your goal with this build so someone can make proper adjustments
cause the CPU is more than 4 years old... thats just something you dont want to buy - also you need DDR3 RAM which is outdated and you can throw away that motherboard since there wont be any new CPUs for it in the future... also - it is WAY BETTER: http://cpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/AMD-Ryzen-5-1600-vs-AMD-FX-9590/3919vs1812
cause RAM is really expensive at the moment and I would have gone way over 900$ with it - if you have 1000$ budget get 16 gigs in DUAL-Channel (2x8gig)