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Today I’ll be building an EPIC 4K Gaming PC for under $1500 – one that looks good and performs well in the latest AAA titles at 60FPS and above, while remaining super quiet under load!

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Full $1500 Gaming PC Parts List:
CPU: Intel Core i5 9600K
CPU Cooler: Deepcool Captain 360EX RGB White
Motherboard: ASUS Prime Z390-A
RAM: ADATA Spectrix D41 16GB
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 7200RPM
SSD: ADATA SX8200 Pro 480GB NVMe
Nvidia RTX 2080 Founders Edition
Cooler Master SL600M
Cooler Master V750

For the CPU in this build I opted for the Intel Core i5 9600K, a super fast chip with solid multi-threaded performance! With a base clock speed of 3.7GHz, and a boost of up to 4.6GHz it’s a super quick chip with a load of overclocking headroom, too!

For the CPU Cooler in this build Deepcool’s Captain 360EX in white is a great fit – the large raiator with quiet fans keeps temperatures and noise levels equally low, with the exposed pump design and RGB adding a really cool design edge – all for around $100 (you really can’t go wrong!)

The ASUS Prime Z390-A is the motherboard I selected for this system, sitting on the top end Z390 chipset, it comes crammed with features, crucially support for overclocking. The board also features dual M.2 slots, USB type C and unique white and silver aesthetic that fits perfectly with this build!

When it comes to RAM, you have a wide range of options for this system, though I opted for a 16GB kit of ADATA Spectrix D41, with a diffused addressable RGB strip up top, and metallic grey heatspreader! This dual channel kit also boasts a fast 3000MHz clock speed.

For the storage in this system you once again have lots of options, I selected, though, a 2TB Seagate Barrauda hard drive, with a 7200RPM speed and 3.5” form factor for the mass storage (large Steam libraries, Origin libraries, movies and music), coupled with a fast NVMe drive from ADATA, the SX8200Pro, with 480GB of storage for the fast windows boot up drive!

For the graphics card in this system, Nvidia’s latest RTX 2080 is a great choice – from support for the latest ray tracing and DLSS technology, for improved reflections & shadows to Nvidia shadowplay for game recording and streaming it covers all the bases nicely – oh and did I mention 4K gaming at 60FPS?!

The Cooler Master SL600M is the penultimate component on today’s list, the case I selected for this build. The chimney-esk design keeps the system super quiet, with 2 included 200mm fans. You also get a light up IO shield, front mounted PSU, with shield and tempered glass side panel!

Finally, for the power supply I selected the Cooler Master V750 – an 80+ Gold certified, fully modular 750W unit from Cooler Master!

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