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Intel’s 8th Generation CoffeeLake CPUs are here – which means it’s time to build an EPIC gaming PC with their new CPUs! In this video I’ll be featuring the new Intel Core i5 8600K, Intel’s first 6-core i5 CPU in a great value, well performing gaming PC, featuring other parts, such as an ASUS GTX 1070, the ASUS Maximus X Hero Z370 motherboard, RGB RAM from AData and Cooler Master’s brand new H500P HAF case, with temperature benchmarks!


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This $2000 gaming PC build for 2017 will smash the latest AAA titles at 1080p, 1440p and even work well as a 4K gaming PC! This gaming PC , housed inside the highly anticipated Cooler Master H500P case not only performs great, but looks the part too! With 2 striking 200mm RGB fans at the front of the case this chassis will keep your system cool, with all the RGB integration you could ever want! The case supports a verticle GPU bracket, to show of the ASUS ROG STRIX GTX 1080 8GB chosen in this build nicely, a good front IO and huge tempered glass side panel!

For the CPU in this build I used the brand new Intel Core i5 8600k, with a base clock of 3.6Ghz and a boost clock of 4.3GHz this CPU boasts impressive single threaded performance, for older games like CS:GO, GTA V, DOTA 2, League of Legends and many more! It also features 6 cores, making the CPU great for newer titles optimised for the use of 4+ cores, such as Battlefield 1! The CPU has a 95W TDP, used the new Intel LGA1151 socket and provides a good improvement over the KabyLake and Skylake CPUs on the Z170 and Z270 chipsets! For the CPU cooler, I kept it clean and simple with Cooler Master’s Hyper 212 EVO, a relatively small cooler that gives good leverage for overclocking, with a nice design and great value price tag! For the motherboard iin this build I opted for the ASUS Maximus X Hero, a Z370 motherboard with SLIS support, great RGB support, with ASUS AURA SYNC, USB 3.1, Type C and dual channel RAM support. The motherboard has a great design, with a relatively neutral colour scheme, that performs well and sits at the middle of ASUS’ Z370 motherboard line-up.

For the RAM in this build ADATA’s SPECTRIX D10 is a DDR4 memory kit with great RGB implementation, that looks great and overclocks well! For storage a WD Blue 1TB and Samsung 960 EVO give you a lot of mass storage for large Steam libraries and fast boot up drives, with a snappy SSD M.2 C: drive! For the graphics card, the ASUS GeForce GTX 1070 8GB STRIX, has a great 3 fan cooler, with a good factory overlcokc, a superb design with RGB support, Displayport, HDMI and DVI outputs for 4K gaming and enough power for even the best VR gaming setups! Overall this INSANE 4K gaming PC build for under $2000 is the best CoffeeLake PC build for 2017!

Parts List:
CPU: Intel Core i5-8600K Coffee Lake 6-Core 3.6 GHz (4.3 GHz Turbo) LGA 1151 (300 Series) 95W
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
Motherboard: ASUS ROG Maximus X Hero LGA1151 DDR4 DP HDMI M.2 Z370 ATX Motherboard
RAM: Adata XPG Spectrix D40 16GB 2X8GB Dual Channel DDR4 2666MHz
HDD: WD Blue 1TB Desktop Hard Disk Drive – 7200
SSD: Samsung (MZ-V6E250BW) 250GB EVO M.2
GPU: ASUS ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1070 8 GB GDDR5 Graphics Card
Case: Cooler Master MasterCase H500P ATX Mid-Tower Case with Two 200mm RGB Fans
PSU: Cooler Master V750 Fully-Modular Power Supply


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