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Pick Your Favorite MSI Components Giveaway

BoyScout

Aug. 31, 2016

Update, Sept 13 @7:55AM: The entry period is closed -- thanks to everyone who entered! We'll post another update once MSI has drawn and validated the winning entries.

Update, Sept 13 @3:00PM: We are pleased to announce the two winners of the MSI Pick Your Favorites Giveaway!

The first winner is m00f:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $324.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Noctua NH-D15 82.5 CFM CPU Cooler $88.33 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI Z170A GAMING M9 ACK ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $384.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Aegis 64GB (4 x 16GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $254.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 Pro Series 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $418.99 @ Newegg
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Founders Edition Video Card $699.89 @ OutletPC
Case Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case $109.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply SeaSonic 1050W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $207.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2490.16

 

and the second winner is: MilkandNerd

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $324.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $114.99 @ B&H
Motherboard MSI Z170A GAMING M5 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $172.88 @ OutletPC
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $65.99 @ B&H
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $156.99 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card (2-Way SLI) $719.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card (2-Way SLI) $719.88 @ OutletPC
Case NZXT S340 (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case $66.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $109.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2462.58
Mail-in rebates -$10.00
Total $2452.58

 

Congratulations to the winners and thanks again to everyone for participating. A big thanks again goes to MSI for making this fun giveaway happen!

 

Original Post:

MSI is giving away two PCPartPicker part lists based around their motherboards and video cards, valued up to $2500 (US). What parts will you pick?

How it works: Create your part list with a CPU, CPU Cooler, Motherboard, Memory, Storage, Video Card, Case, and Power Supply. The Motherboard and Video Card must be MSI components. Then head over to the giveaway page, fill out the required form with your email address and the PCPartPicker part list permalink to enter.

Entries open September 1, 2016 and close on September 12, 2016. Must be 18 years of age or older to enter. Two winners will be randomly selected from the entries and announced via social media by MSI after the contest closes. All parts should be currently available (with prices) on PCPartPicker. Sorry, no custom parts! The giveaway is open internationally, but the part list should be made using the US version of PCPartPicker.

Be sure to check the entry page for full the terms and conditions.

A big thanks to our friends at MSI for putting together and hosting this awesome giveaway!

Enter Here: Pick Your Favorite MSI Components Giveaway

Comments

  • 33 months ago
  • 29 points

I understand that this is a promotion, and the whole idea is to get people to engage more with the brand, but being ineligible because one does/will not use Twitter leaves a poor taste in the mouth.

  • 33 months ago
  • 49 points

Very well, if you feel it's not worth the tradeoff then no one is going to force you to enter.

  • 33 months ago
  • 14 points

ha, I created a twitter account for just this giveaway. Thought it was funny they wanted access to it so they could post twits(?) twets(?) *****(?), yah think thats the right one, anyway, they can post away to my total follower base of zero haha.

  • 33 months ago
  • 11 points

Now you're assuming the winners are ACTUALLY chosen at random and not awarded to people who can reach a lot of followers ;)

  • 33 months ago
  • 4 points

MSI is choosing the winners at random. Other than verifying that the entry is valid, there's no human selection involved in picking the winners.

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

Millions of people buy lotto everyday but only a few actually win. Maybe we should number each entry uniquely and call out the number haha jk. But we definitely will try to do something different next time.

Thank you all for your feedback.

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  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

same

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

he isn't saying he is being forced to enter the tradeoff he is just saying that the fact that you are forced to have a twitter account if you want to enter is dumb and I totally agree.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey I put peripherals in my build without knowing that they werent allowed is there anyway I could re-enter into the giveaway could really use an upgrade

  • 33 months ago
  • 0 points

Just remove them from your list and save it. The permalink will always send you to the most up-to-day version of your list (if you saved it correctly)!

So don't worry! ;)

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh that's cool, I'll modify my entry for more power then :D

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

when ever i try to edit the build once i remove something it changes the perma link so when the judes look they will still see my old build where i didn't know you couldn't include fans. unless i am doing something wrong i cant find a way to keep the permalink from changing when editing a completed list

  • 33 months ago
  • 7 points

Don't worry. If you accidentally included fans, it's okay. While they aren't on the list of eligible components for the prize, MSI has confirmed they won't disqualify the rest of the part list for that reason.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Ow man, you are right.... it means I messed up too :(

  • 32 months ago
  • 1 point

Not a very professional response. Sometimes it is best to not respond...

  • 32 months ago
  • 1 point

Creating a twitter account is an incredibly low barrier to entry for giving away $2500. Both MSI and our staff go through a lot of work to set these contests up and to run them. Yet, people complain about the most basic of steps required to enter. It really is pretty simple - if you don't like the requirements, there's no need to enter.

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

I know this thread is old, but I completely agree. Of all the things to complain about from a GIVEAWAY....omg. Not to stir up anything but I just had to comment.

  • 33 months ago
  • 6 points

On the one hand, a feeling of security and privacy. On the other hand, making a fake twitter account with fake info for a chance to win $2,500 of hardware. Hmm...

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Twitter is free you know...

  • 32 months ago
  • 1 point

I agree with you 100%

  • 32 months ago
  • 1 point

Completely agree

  • 33 months ago
  • 0 points

It's marketing.

They will get personal data from (let's say) 5000 people for $5000. Quite a nice deal they made: $1 per person. Then they can target them better with adds. And we participate willingly. :)

Question is: how much does giving away personal information worth for individuals.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

OBJECTION!!!!!

No one told you use your main twitter account. Also, with your logic Mark Zuckerberg is taking everyone's personal data. If you don't like the comp don't enter it, stop making stupid accusations to get other people to not enter it with you.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

I'd rather have computer parts as ads instead of ads asking me if i want an aarp card or some junk. I'm 31 leave me alone AARP, just because the people that signed me up to vote in this years election put down i was born in 1885 doesn't mean someone is 131 years old.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Hailing from the media industry. I'm sure if they plan to incorporate these email addresses into their mailing program, it'll be worth their while. However, typically, programs like these are built to connect people with their brand and earn new (and some loyal) customers. For instance, if 3000 of those 5000 aren't currently MSI customers, suddenly they just had to interact with a good deal of their most popular products. If even 200 of those people consider MSI products down the line, and we put a dollar amount to the lifetime value of those customers of say, $1000 (i.e. they buy a few mobos, possibly an MSI GPU at some point), then the revenue generated from a program like this is roughly $200,000. That's just direct, considering the new customer has friends, there is also an indirect WOM aspect to this. Hope that helps!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

This is not something we do.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

I meant it's marketing done (well) by MSI.

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  • 33 months ago
  • 23 points

I won't even try to convince you to have an empty shadow twitter for these things, for every one of you not entering increases my chance of winning!

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Same Here. I want to win this computer build and I need to win this computer build. My black and red msi themed mini itx build is a system I want for college.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Agreed. Done.

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  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

agreed... also, some fool downvoted you for some reason... thats kinda dumb, so i gave you back your point ;)

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  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

I have made a whole bunch of accounts on social media i do not use simply for entering giveaways

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Dude, it takes like 5 minutes

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  • 33 months ago
  • 26 points

I swear if this entry wins then I will go buy a chicken suit and live out the rest of my days in it....

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD 2650 1.45Ghz Dual-Core Processor $25.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard MSI AM1M Micro ATX AM1 Motherboard $34.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Kingston ValueRAM 1GB (1 x 1GB) DDR3-1333 Memory $11.16 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 80GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $15.90 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI GeForce GT 710 1GB Video Card $32.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Zalman ZM-T1 PLUS MicroATX Mini Tower Case $19.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Logisys 480W ATX Power Supply $11.99 @ Directron
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $163.01
Mail-in rebates -$10.00
Total $153.01
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-02 17:44 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 6 points

You magnificent *******.

  • 33 months ago
  • 4 points

i hope you win!

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

lol +1!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Just buy an SMEG 4 Slice Toaster.

Would run games much better than this

  • 33 months ago
  • 9 points

No food

HAHAHAHA!

  • 33 months ago
  • 7 points

You know SOMEONE would enter and get a cs:go rig and a year's supply of doritoes and mtn dew

  • 33 months ago
  • 9 points

Mt Dew Game fuel as a coolant... lol

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

Of course, someone would go and copy Barry with the food thing from the earlier contest where the staff competed.

  • 33 months ago
  • 8 points

I think its really cool MSI is having a giveaway. might give someone who's dealing with wallet brokenitus a chance to have a great rig lol

  • 33 months ago
  • 10 points

We like to give back to our community from time to time. I know we cannot always give out free expensive stuff but at least we tried :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

As a guy who recently just moved with my family and have both parents working super hard to pay off debts since we're unable to sell our previous house

This is the only chance I have of building a pricey gaming PC until I'm out of college.

  • 33 months ago
  • 4 points

Good Luck! Hope you win.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice to see you guys doing this kind of stuff! I thank you!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

I have been saving for almost half a year for a new car, after that I can start to think about building a rig... This is awesome just to have the opportunity, thank you guys, the second giveaway I've managed to see while being on this site.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Its nice to know companies care about customers. Thanks for the comp :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Yes we tried our best! :) Thank you

  • 33 months ago
  • 8 points

Very glad to have won. To all the people who were discouraged to enter because they thought they wouldn't win: I have never won any contest small or large in my almost 21 years of living. You never know; you might be due for some big winnings!

EDIT: I've noticed a lot of comments about my high end builds that were posted years ago. I no longer own any of these builds because money has been tight. I do own a still relatively high-end system compared to most, but nothing as crazy as a custom loop TJ11 with triple monitors.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Well said. Looking forward to your new build post.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Please show this build off

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Congrats again!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Congratulations on the win! Hope you post the build when it is done!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Congrats buddy

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

well said! Its just like life sometimes you lose and sometimes you win. Congratz btw and have fun ;)

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Grats on the win. I'm more than willing to try again if another contest like this comes around. It was great to have a chance to dream about a rig like this.

Post pictures and lots of them!

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  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

I think the amount of people that have won things that are not me is far greater than the amount of people that have won things that are me.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

lol well said

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

That's enough complaining. You had just as much of a chance as everyone else.

  • 33 months ago
  • 7 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-9590 4.7GHz 8-Core OEM/Tray Processor $194.99 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler ARCTIC Alpine 64 GT 25.6 CFM CPU Cooler $8.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI 990FXA-GAMING ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard $115.98 @ Newegg
Memory Kingston Beast 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3-2400 Memory $218.99 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 480GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $129.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GT 710 1GB Video Card $32.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case HEC Voyager ATX Mid Tower Case $22.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply Logisys 480W ATX Power Supply $11.99 @ Directron
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $756.68
Mail-in rebates -$20.00
Total $736.68
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-01 14:48 EDT-0400

Do I win?

  • 33 months ago
  • 7 points

an $8 CPU heatsink and a $12 PSU with a 220W electron-guzzler of a CPU? 32GB of RAM and a fancy motherboard with a graphics card that's barely entry level?

i think we have a WinRAR! :D

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  • 33 months ago
  • 5 points

It would be funny if you actually won and they sent you those parts.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

God yes.

  • 33 months ago
  • 4 points

Nice build!

  • 33 months ago
  • 6 points

Yup, my heater broke and winter is coming up. Luckily I've been gathering some kindling.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Oh, and I sent you a PM btw.

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  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

We had Labor Day weekend :)

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  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

LMAO

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Take the motherboard and the memory and put it in your toaster. It won't make a difference.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Its an OK build but I hope you plan on overclocking the CPU to keep up with that powerhouse of a video card. That PSU seems a bit overkill, you could probably get by with a 400W. The savings from that could be put to good use getting another 32GB of ram.

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  • 33 months ago
  • 11 points

The PSU would turn into an atomic bomb before that gentlemanshark could enjoy sunbathing in his office.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks for the laugh! But you are absolutely correct! xD

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  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

The 480 is a pretty cool running card...

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  • 33 months ago
  • 7 points

Well, I just entered

crosses fingers

fingers cross their fingers

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

xD

  • 33 months ago
  • 7 points

I am really not seeing the big deal of the Twitter account. If you don't want one, just make a throwaway one for the competition? You don't have to keep using it afterwards.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Ikr, i agree. Except i've made over 100 by now cos i keep forgetting my passwords and emails i use for them cos i only use them for giveaways >.>

  • 33 months ago
  • 6 points

You must be at least 18 years of age to view this offer. Please confirm before continuing.

cries

  • 33 months ago
  • 8 points

You can always ask your parents to enter for you :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

I'm in the UK anyway :(

  • 33 months ago
  • 7 points

The giveaway is open internationally, but the part list should be made using the US version of PCPartPicker.

  • 33 months ago
  • 5 points

:D

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  • 33 months ago
  • 7 points

quick just turn 18 really fast and they'll never know >.>

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

If your 17 and x months just delay the shipping and hope you turn 18 by then /s

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Agreed

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

same

  • 33 months ago
  • 6 points

Congrats to all the winners! We will do this again soon so see you again next time :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Hey, it's me, your MilkandNerd!

Kidding. You guys should consider restricting the PCPP account age on the next one. I know I'm just salty, but it's always a shame to see someone that doesn't even use the site to walk away with the gear.

Congrats again guys!

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

Technically they did use it at least once to put the build together, lol.

I feel you tho.

I just joined last year but I used to lurk like mad before joining.

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

Agreed. I haven't really been an active member here, but I've been making parts lists and browsing since '15, awaiting the opportunity to start my build. It may not be fair in terms of people who could use help vs people who have several high end builds/ brand new or multiple accounts, but for the sake of random drawings, it is what it is. Can only try next time!

  • 33 months ago
  • 5 points

My entrance (for anyone who is interested):

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6800K 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor $427.04 @ B&H
CPU Cooler Silverstone TD02-E 92.5 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $89.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI X99A SLI KRAIT EDITION ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $239.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $69.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $88.48 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $67.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) $658.94 @ NCIX US
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) $658.94 @ NCIX US
Case NZXT S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $64.69 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply XFX PRO Black Edition 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $132.86 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2498.91
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-01 19:43 EDT-0400

Managed to fit in dual GTX 1080s and an i7 6800K! Sleeved cables, LED fans and a 4K monitor + racing wheel would be a nice addition :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 4 points

Damn hexacore and two 1080s! Where did I go wrong! I totally screwed the pooch.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

I feel the same way. I was happy I had the board I had been looking at as well as the case. Now I feel sad that I didn't go outside of what I had already been looking at with a few added improvements. I just threw the extra money at storage.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Haha! I cheaped out quite a bit on the motherboard, storage and case compared to most other people, but the SLI Krait is still an amazing feature packed motherboard, 250GB SSD + 2TB HDD is perfectly fine for me and whilst the S340 is cheap, its still a very high quality, good looking case that is easy and clean to work in :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

Yours cost as much as the one i picked. I just liked RAID 0 950 Pros but still couldnt fit two 1080s even if I didn't get them.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $324.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Thermalright Le Grand Macho RT 73.6 CFM CPU Cooler $84.78 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $239.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Corsair Vengeance LED 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $199.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 950 PRO 512GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $315.62 @ B&H
Storage Samsung 950 PRO 512GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $315.62 @ B&H
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card $749.99 @ B&H
Case Corsair Carbide 400C ATX Mid Tower Case $105.98 @ Amazon
Power Supply SeaSonic PRIME 650W 80+ Titanium Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $149.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2486.95
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-02 19:57 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Rip about the GPUs, but you're definitely solid in terms of storage, PSU quality and RAM. Also love the liquid cooled 1080 and color scheme :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Well you have a Seahawk so thats plenty power.

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

Good Luck!

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks so much Souleet! Thanks to MSI for hosting such an awesome comp too. :3

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  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

The 6800k has 28 lanes I believe. You would want the 6850k w/ 40 lanes to get the full benefit from the SLI. Correct me if I am wrong. Nice color scheme =)

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Ahh, I don't think that's the way it works. More lanes on a CPU means more PCI devices, not using the full potential of the PCI devices. Generally you'd want a CPU with more lanes for multiple PCI based storage cards or 4x SLI/Crossfire with additional x1 cards.

Thanks for the feedback though :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

I stand corrected . Thank you for the info. Good to know the 6800k is just a viable for SLI. O thought the 6850k or better was the better option to maximize the SLI potential. Appreciate it.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

:)

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

there is not a h uge difference between x16 and x8 1080 but the motherboard gives you 4 lanes too so a 2 x16 gpu`s would be possible

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh. I had no idea the board gave lanes as well. Thank you.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

np

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

I really like the black and white color scheme you have going on there. Good luck winning!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! :) You too :3

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

^ this, this is a sweet build with those dual 1080s

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

your gonna need a bios update chip

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Don't think so, I just need to download a new update and install it for the mobo to work with the 6800K.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

how you gonna do that with no cpu tho

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

I can just use the 6800K? :/

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  • 33 months ago
  • 5 points

Yeah nice giveaway, but as we all know, nobody from us will win!

Probably the 2 winners will be:

1.: 10 year old Minecraft Kid

2.: Someone which just sells the parts....

Because of KARMA !!!!

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  • 33 months ago
  • 5 points

I swear i hate my ****** life

  • 33 months ago
  • 4 points

When your 18th birthday falls right before the contest entry ends so you can actually enter a contest legally without involving your parents that you don't live with because you're in college.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Crying with ya.

  • 33 months ago
  • 4 points

I shall be the unique one and enter a NAS using an MSI Workstation Mobo ;)

It didn't say I had to get a GPU or had to be a gaming build :P

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Xeon E3-1245 V5 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $283.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Phanteks PH-TC14S_BK 68.1 CFM CPU Cooler $49.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI C236M WORKSTATION Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $143.98 @ Newegg
Memory Kingston ValueRAM 16GB (1 x 16GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $75.99 @ Newegg
Memory Kingston ValueRAM 16GB (1 x 16GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $75.99 @ Newegg
Memory Kingston ValueRAM 16GB (1 x 16GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $75.99 @ Newegg
Memory Kingston ValueRAM 16GB (1 x 16GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $75.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Red 6TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive $234.53 @ B&H
Storage Western Digital Red 6TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive $234.53 @ B&H
Storage Western Digital Red 6TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive $234.53 @ B&H
Storage Western Digital Red 6TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive $234.53 @ B&H
Storage Western Digital Red 6TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive $234.53 @ B&H
Storage Western Digital Red 6TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive $234.53 @ B&H
Case Fractal Design Node 804 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $106.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply SeaSonic X Series Fanless 460W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular Fanless ATX Power Supply $109.99 @ B&H
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2406.08
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-01 21:11 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

This is awesome, but I think you must put a GPU in it (at least an msi gt 710)

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Welp I already entered it.

No where it says that I must have a GPU just that the GPU must be MSI brand.

Also I got an iGPU so there isn't a point of a cheap little GPU.

If I have to have a GPU am I able to resubmit this list with one? Or is my list just going to be rejected and I would have no further chance of winning?

  • 33 months ago
  • 4 points

umm... "How it works: Create your part list with a CPU, CPU Cooler, Motherboard, Memory, Storage, Video Card, Case, and Power Supply. The Motherboard and Video Card must be MSI components." I mean... its right there.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh. nice :3

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

I think you're right, don't worry

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

I am just waiting for MSI guy to come and put me out of my misery.

Come on Souleet. Let me know if I can enter without a GPU.

  • 33 months ago
  • 4 points

I'm afraid you cannot. It is written explicitly on the post.

  • 33 months ago
  • 4 points

I hope MSI won't approve the stupid $100 builds...0

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

Thank you kindly for this chance =)

I have already entered, good luck to everyone!

This is the build I aim for:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $324.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $114.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $222.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $109.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $156.40 @ Amazon
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $304.69 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card $719.99 @ B&H
Case Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV ATX Mid Tower Case $189.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair 850W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $163.88 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2307.78
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-01 13:55 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Looks Good! Thank you for entering3

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

what if i edit my entry a day later after submission is there a way to update the url?

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

Yes please. ($3 under, phew!)

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6800K 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor $427.04 @ B&H
CPU Cooler NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $114.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI X99A GAMING 7 ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $250.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Kingston FURY 64GB (4 x 16GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $284.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $88.48 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital BLACK SERIES 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $155.99 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Western Digital BLACK SERIES 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $155.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card $719.99 @ B&H
Case NZXT H440 (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case $118.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 P2 1000W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $179.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2497.33
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-01 19:01 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Should be good!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

what about the bios update? for broadwell E?

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6800K 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor $427.04 @ B&H
CPU Cooler Corsair H110i GTX 104.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $149.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI X99A GODLIKE GAMING CARBON EATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $518.98 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $137.99 @ Newegg
Storage Sandisk X400 1TB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $240.99 @ Newegg
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card $719.99 @ B&H
Case Corsair 760T Black V2 ATX Full Tower Case $174.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply Corsair 760W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $129.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2539.85
Mail-in rebates -$40.00
Total $2499.85
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-01 19:17 EDT-0400

Fingers Crossed! Was just about to buy lots of these parts this weekend but now I will wait till after this, you never know! Only $0.15 off from the $2500 :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

MSI Godlike Motherboard!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

This Godlike build needs the Godlike board, only the best!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

will my entry be denied now that the CPU cooler I put on my list doesn't have a price but did at the time I submitted?

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

No, you'll be fine. If a part was available when it was submitted, it will likely go back in stock. But if not, MSI will work out an equivalent option.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Okay thank you for answering my question

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

damn i wish i had done a build like this ;-;

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

I wanted a super uniformed build with my two favorite parts companies

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  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

JUst want to point out that the H110i GTX was replaced by the newer H115i. The H115i is also cheaper.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

You are right, minor oversight on my part.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Dang it! I thought I was the closest with $0.62. GJ, sir.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you! I was surprised when I was done building it how close I was.

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

I think I should get brownie points for being $0.62 off...

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6850K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor $609.98 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $114.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $319.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Corsair Vengeance LED 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-3466 Memory $239.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 950 PRO 512GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $315.62 @ B&H
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card $658.94 @ NCIX US
Case NZXT H440 (Matte Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $109.99 @ B&H
Power Supply SeaSonic PRIME 650W 80+ Titanium Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $129.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2499.38
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-03 20:54 EDT-0400
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  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

I entered, but doesn't anyone else find it weird that peripherals and an OS aren't allowed? Like you just built a quarter of a million dollar gaming machine and you don't have a keyboard or mouse or operating system lol

I mean I don't mind shelling out 90 bucks if I win for windows 10 but seriously? Good thing I have some spare keyboards and mice lying around.

This is what I'd be wanting if I won. I have an Elgato HD60 Pro that would be the cherry on top here.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $324.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $129.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI Z170M Mortar Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $118.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $77.99 @ Newegg
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Black 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $77.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $304.69 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $67.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card $749.99 @ B&H
Case Corsair Air 240 MicroATX Mid Tower Case $89.99 @ B&H
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $75.98 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2028.49
Mail-in rebates -$10.00
Total $2018.49
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-04 00:12 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

man... the total for the contest is 2,500.. you should've added another 1tb ssd or got the new corsair LED ram lol

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Adding a 1 TB SSD made it over that number and I don't want LED ram.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Correction: I didn't add another SSD because there's only one mount. I don't need that much storage anyway, it's a gaming and streaming pc.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

You also could've gotten a different MSI card with a higher clock speed and a better cooler for a little bit more.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Doesn't the GTX 1080 Sea Hawk have the best cooling out of all the MSI cards? It is a hybrid, after all...

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

It's liquid cooled, an air cooler wouldn't be much better as far I know

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

There's literally no other faster MSI card than the Seahawk.

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

congratulations to the winners, they deserve it more than me, well back to my 7 year old laptop

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

well atleast you have something to get back too lol. I don't have anything, decent, to use at all.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

i have intel g2030 dual core with 300w psu and no gpu, if we are talking about being salty here!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm back to my 6 yr old one.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

No I just literally mean I have almost nothing to work with here

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  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Its not a very good laptop its really old it even struggles with YouTube videos I wish I had the money to build a pc

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Don't we all,

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

;_;

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

well im going to go cry now while staring at my prebuilt pile of refined sand. T_T ;_; Y.Y

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

My laptop is still in the corner staring at me. I think it just smiled, or was that a growl. I'll eventually save enough money to build myself a gamer of my own. Got to keep pushing onward. Maybe you will win next time J

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

Now that this is over, I'll finally start looking at stuff in my price range instead of stuff for a contest I'd never win.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

lol, yes back to reality....

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

LMAO! I'm in the same boat!

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Does this have to be on the US PCPP page or can we use ca.pcpartpicker.com and just google the CAD to USD conversion to make sure it is under $USD 2500

  • 33 months ago
  • 4 points

You have to use the US version of the site to validate that the part list has prices and stays under the budget point. You could certainly create it using the CA site and switch back to the US site to verify you are meeting the requirements, but you can't just convert the currency as it has to be available and priced according to the US retailers we list.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

That makes sense, thanks for the clarification!

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

It has to be in USD.

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  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Can you have dual MSI branded video cards? Or are you limited to one?

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

You can have SLI video card and multiple storage.

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  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes, you can do multiple MSI video cards

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Yep.. just don't go over $US 2500.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you both. If you're curious, my list was $2,496 lol

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

:)

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  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

One more question... are Mail-In Rebates taken into consideration, or is it $2500 before MIRs? Thanks

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Final total can't exceed over $2500(include shipping/rebate) but there's an exception if the price fluctuate then you can still be eligible. We have to have a max but maybe next time we won't. Something to think about for our next giveaway :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

No max on PCPartpicker? MSI would be bankrupt by one contest. : )

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

Exactly!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

:O

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh damn, maybe next time no max.. That's interesting >:3

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Was planning to build this in the next few months anyway.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $324.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $129.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI Z170A GAMING M7 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $192.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $96.88 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $96.88 @ OutletPC
Storage PNY CS1311 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $69.99 @ Best Buy
Storage Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $94.88 @ OutletPC
Storage Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $94.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card $719.99 @ B&H
Case Cooler Master Storm Trooper ATX Full Tower Case $148.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $128.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2109.34
Mail-in rebates -$10.00
Total $2099.34
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-01 16:49 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

Sweet build! Thank you for entering.

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  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Yay, another Msi contest

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Another MSI contest? SIGN ME UP!

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Well I think I'll throw my hat into the ring.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6850K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor $609.98 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $114.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $319.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill TridentZ Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $184.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 950 PRO 256GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $186.99 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Western Digital BLACK SERIES 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $119.99 @ NCIX US
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card $719.99 @ B&H
Case NZXT Phantom 530 (Black) ATX Full Tower Case $120.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $84.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2477.79
Mail-in rebates -$15.00
Total $2462.79
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-01 18:08 EDT-0400

I hope nothing here jumps up in price...

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

Looks good! Everybody want that MSI GTX 1080 GAMING X 8G. Been sold out for awhile now.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Tell your people to hurry up in making more then! lol

  • 33 months ago
  • 3 points

We have the capacity, we just waiting for more NVIDIA GPU chip. Demand is way too high for the current supply for Pascal.

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  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! I had the ability to upgrade in mind when making this list.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

No problem! :) fun giveaway

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

I used to be an adventurer like you. Then I took an arrow to the knee.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $324.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $129.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI Z170A GAMING M7 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $192.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $144.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 Pro Series 512GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $220.35 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 Pro Series 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $421.99 @ Best Buy
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $67.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card $719.99 @ B&H
Case NZXT H440 (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case $118.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA P2 650W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $103.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2456.15
Mail-in rebates -$10.00
Total $2446.15
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-01 23:42 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Here's my current working build, which I haven't submitted yet.

I spent some time trying to put together what I thought was a reasonable part selection, and wrote up the rationale for my choices in the description (click through the link to read them). However, since the winners will be drawn at random, I'm wondering whether I should build what I think someone else might want, or to build what I want (which are two different things).

Anyhoo, feedback welcome.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-5930K 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $578.00 @ B&H
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i v2 70.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $102.86 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $348.78 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Kingston Savage 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $111.78 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung SM951 128GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $124.16 @ Newegg
Storage Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $82.72 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) $439.79 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) $439.79 @ OutletPC
Case Corsair 760T Black V2 ATX Full Tower Case $178.32 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $92.48 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2523.68
Mail-in rebates -$25.00
Total $2498.68
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-02 02:26 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Oops... Here's a link that should display the build and its description.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Alas, you did choose to enter :-) It is an incredible build, indeed.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

If I made changes to the build will they show up in the link I submitted to MSI? Sorry for dumb question :( Also, this is a build probably not meant for the likes of me but hey man I can dream right? So thanks MSI for the slim chance to win; a chance is still a chance :D

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $324.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i v2 70.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $94.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $239.99 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $99.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 950 PRO 512GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $312.00 @ B&H
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $304.69 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $76.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card $749.99 @ B&H
Case Phanteks ECLIPSE P400S ATX Mid Tower Case $75.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply EVGA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $84.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2389.50
Mail-in rebates -$25.00
Total $2364.50
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-02 03:26 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Unfortunately once you submit you cannot edit :( Sorry

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

So basically the initial build I sent will be the one used? Is it saved? Because I edited it and that's when I thought to ask the about it :(

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

its saved im sorry...

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

No it's okay! It's my fault for not putting a bit more time choosing some of the parts. lol Plus I was just worried what if the link I sent would be a dead one since I changed the list. I can't even remember the original parts I changed. Prolly just storage or ram or psu though. :p

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Here's the list I used, I won't win like always. But this would be a heck of upgrade from my MSI R9 390X.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $227.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212X 82.9 CFM CPU Cooler $39.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI Z170A-G45 GAMING ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $172.88 @ OutletPC
Memory Corsair Vengeance LED 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $88.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 128GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $128.00 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 128GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $128.00 @ Newegg
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card (2-Way SLI) $719.99 @ B&H
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card (2-Way SLI) $719.99 @ B&H
Case NZXT Noctis 450 ATX Mid Tower Case $136.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair RMx 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $84.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2467.81
Mail-in rebates -$20.00
Total $2447.81
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-02 03:38 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 4 points

Good Luck to you!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

wouldnt it be a bottleneck

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Nahh.. I'll overclock the CPU to 4.5ghz or higher. It'll be just fine, If it was an old AMD FX CPU then maybe.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

No, you can pair any current GPU with an i5 6600K and there wouldn't be a bottleneck...

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Titan x (pascal) also?

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $324.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Noctua NH-D15 82.5 CFM CPU Cooler $88.33 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI Z170A GAMING M9 ACK ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $364.95 @ B&H
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $144.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $157.89 @ OutletPC
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $157.89 @ OutletPC
Storage Seagate 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Hybrid Internal Hard Drive $69.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card $719.99 @ B&H
Case Cooler Master MasterCase Maker 5 ATX Mid Tower Case $174.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $128.59 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2332.49
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-02 05:20 EDT-0400

is this any good?

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Looks fine to me :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

My entry. Ready for sli ;)

Good luck to everyone btw!!

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6850K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor $609.98 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $114.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $319.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory GeIL SUPER LUCE 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $74.99 @ Newegg
Memory GeIL SUPER LUCE 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $74.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $154.00 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card $719.99 @ B&H
Case Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ATX Glass ATX Mid Tower Case $189.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair 1000W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $159.99 @ NCIX US
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2418.80
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-02 09:57 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Looks good!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

thx ;)

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points
  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

but you know how to entry 4 real right?

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

;) im 1

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Crosses fingers. Hoping to upgrade from a 2600k & 560Ti. Check out my list. If I linked it correctly =)

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6800K 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor $439.99 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler Corsair H110i GTX 104.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $149.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI X99A GAMING 9 ACK EATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $398.98 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Vengeance LED 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $89.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 950 PRO 512GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $315.62 @ B&H
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card $719.99 @ B&H
Case Corsair 760T White V2 ATX Full Tower Case $154.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA T2 850W 80+ Titanium Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $199.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2459.43
Mail-in rebates -$10.00
Total $2449.43
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-02 15:41 EDT-040
  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Sweet. It worked =P Plan on putting in some ML140 Red LED's on cooler and case, and a 1TB 850 EVO 2.5" SSD for mass storage along with new cables... and maybe a Hue+ /muahahaha

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

As I under 18 and would like to enter- how should I go about it? Do just need parental permission? Do my parents need to use their email, twitter and pcpartpcicker accounts or can I use my account for any or all of them?

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes you can just ask your parents :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

This is what I did, if you're interested.

http://pcpartpicker.com/list/p2vxsJ

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6800K 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor $427.04 @ B&H
CPU Cooler Corsair H115i 104.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $124.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $319.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $119.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 950 PRO 512GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $314.73 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card $719.99 @ B&H
Case Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ATX Glass ATX Mid Tower Case $189.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair 860W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $199.98 @ NCIX US
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2416.60
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-03 02:21 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

When I went to the giveaway page, it did not ask me to enter anything. It just said something like 'You have 1 entry'. Why? I want to enter this build.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-5930K 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $573.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $114.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $319.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $84.89 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $84.89 @ OutletPC
Storage Samsung SM951 128GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $105.99 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $47.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) $449.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) $449.88 @ OutletPC
Case NZXT H440 (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case $118.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair RMx 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $84.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2455.86
Mail-in rebates -$20.00
Total $2435.86
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-03 05:25 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Alright. In it again and this time no voting. We'll see which lucky folks get the cake this time!

BTW jipster never posted his pc did he?

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Nope and don't know who was the other guy...

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Just some lucky ******* who made a pcpartpicker.com account and won never to return here. So sad.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $324.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Corsair H110i 113.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $109.99 @ NCIX US
Motherboard MSI Z170A GAMING M7 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $192.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $66.89 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $66.89 @ OutletPC
Storage Sandisk X400 512GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $141.61 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $47.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card $449.94 @ NCIX US
Case Corsair Air 540 ATX Mid Tower Case $119.79 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair RMx 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $131.88 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1672.45
Mail-in rebates -$20.00
Total $1652.45
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-03 15:09 EDT-0400

I decided to keep it relatively simple, still way under the 2400 dollar mark. Nothing too overkill. I figured I'd get another MSI 1070 Gaming X for SLI, and the 6700k as a well-needed CPU upgrade. RAM isn't too special, all I need is 2400MHz. SSD is something I wanted for a while now, and it's a pretty good price. I already have a WD Blue 1tb, but I figured I'd add another one for extra storage. My 760T is falling apart and the side-panel window is practically destroyed, and the Air 540 is the next-best thing. How did I do?

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

why? you could`ve gone way more expensive...

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't need it to be more expensive. Even the I7 is too overkill for me. This is a perfect build that will suit my needs.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

but you could`ve been able to. you would be able to sell the second 1080 you win and all that. But good luck anyways...

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

I have the same case in mine, I just love how it looks. The only thing I'd suggest is a gtx 1080 because why not, it's more future-proof and it's a giveaway so it's free. Also, 2 TB of storage couldn't hurt to store all those millions of files you'll never evenlook at :P

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

I already have an MSI 1070 though, so I figured I'd get another one for SLI. The main focus is the CPU, which would be a great upgrade from my FX 8320. A low-end CPU doesn't go well with a high-end GPU, that's for sure. Always get some bottlenecks in BF4, BF1 beta, and even Rocket League. Usually it stays around 60 - 150 FPS in most titles, but it dips down into the 40s and 50s often.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Here is my submission

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6850K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor $609.98 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler NZXT Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $114.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $319.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Corsair Vengeance LED 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $171.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $156.07 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $67.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card $749.99 @ B&H
Case Corsair Carbide 400C ATX Mid Tower Case $99.99 @ Best Buy
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA P2 850W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $130.50 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2421.38
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-03 15:22 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

i want a 6850k too! i misclicked and now i submitted a 6800k build ;(

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

;( that sucks

I'm sorry man

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

I just really like the 1070.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $333.39 @ B&H
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i v2 70.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $102.60 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI Z170A GAMING M7 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $207.47 @ Newegg
Memory Corsair Dominator Platinum 64GB (4 x 16GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $525.51 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $309.11 @ B&H
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card $449.95 @ B&H
Case be quiet! Silent Base 800 (Orange) ATX Mid Tower Case $279.81 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA G2 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $105.22 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2343.06
Mail-in rebates -$30.00
Total $2313.06
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-04 07:47 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

PCPartPicker part list / [Price breakdown by merchant] Total while was picking the parts: 2461.46$. Here's my entry :)

(http://pcpartpicker.com/list/GDqtnn/by_merchant/)

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $324.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Corsair H115i 104.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $124.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI Z170A SLI PLUS ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $137.84 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $174.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $157.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) $658.94 @ NCIX US
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) $658.94 @ NCIX US
Case NZXT H440 (White/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $118.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $103.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2461.46
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-04 14:14 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Can we do sli or crossfire setups as long as they are in budget and MSI components??? http://pcpartpicker.com/list/DrTQ6X

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

This would be quite the upgrade over my AMD Athlon X2 with integrated graphics, I'd say.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6850K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor $609.98 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $129.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $319.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $99.74 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $157.88 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $67.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card $719.88 @ OutletPC
Case Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case $129.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply SeaSonic X Series 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $121.89 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2357.23
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-04 19:55 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

oh dang

Just a few days ago when i entered my build

the prices of parts fell due to newegg offers

well here was mine build

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6900K 3.2GHz 8-Core Processor $1064.36 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $24.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI X99A GODLIKE GAMING CARBON EATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $589.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $117.97 @ NCIX US
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $88.48 @ Newegg
Video Card MSI Radeon RX 480 8GB GAMING X Video Card $289.99 @ B&H
Case Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case $109.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA P2 850W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $115.50 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2446.16
Mail-in rebates -$45.00
Total $2401.16
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-06 00:20 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Good Luck! x99 build are expensive with 8core CPU.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

thanks

using a 8 core makes building challenging

too many builds are featuring the 6 core Broadwell-E which make it hard for your build to stand out

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  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

the build which i entered the contest i will blow the 2500 budget limit with a AIO cooler

the 212 Evo was able to clear the limit by a hair's width.

but now that newegg dropped the prices, I could have added a AIO cooler. :(

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  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

so yeah participated... well GL everyone :D

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Dual MSI 1080s and 6700k........ mental build I would so happily look after forever.....

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

A very white build in one of my favorite blocky cases. Enjoy and good luck!

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6800K 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor $428.30 @ B&H
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i v2 70.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $96.99 @ Best Buy
Motherboard MSI X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $399.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Corsair Dominator Platinum 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $269.99 @ Newegg
Storage OCZ TRION 150 480GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $89.99 @ Amazon
Storage OCZ TRION 150 480GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $89.99 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card $658.75 @ OutletPC
Case Thermaltake Core X9 Snow Edition ATX Desktop Case $159.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair 1000W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $192.63 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2386.62
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-07 14:07 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Another white build, we are the army now, bro)

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

I am going to be so disappointed when I lose this giveaway.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

I know your feelings bro

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Went with the Gaming Pro Carbon to fit in the 6850K.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6850K 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor $609.98 @ NCIX US
CPU Cooler Corsair H115i 104.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $110.04 @ NCIX US
Motherboard MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $319.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $119.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 950 PRO 256GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $186.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G Video Card $719.88 @ OutletPC
Case Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ATX Glass ATX Mid Tower Case $189.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 P2 1000W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $179.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2436.85
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-07 15:12 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

The 6850k is kind of a waste, price to performance the 6800k is just as good. All you're getting is a slight performance change for a extra $200 bucks. And honestly power supply wise, that's a bit more than you're going to need, a 750 watt would do more than fine. which would save you a good $60-70 dollars to put towards another GPU or something.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

I agree. If this was an in-budget build for me, I'd probably go the other route and try to go with better price/performance. This was put together with an upgrade in mind though. If I won, I'd plan to do a custom loop on SLI, and of course, double the RAM and storage at minimum. Thanks for the input and good luck!

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Fun fact, if I win, this will be my 5th build this year, and only the 1st for myself!

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Awesome!

Entering FTW :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Finished!

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6800K 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor $451.85 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler Corsair H60 54.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $63.28 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $337.58 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $147.68 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 950 PRO 512GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $332.97 @ Amazon
Storage Samsung 850 EVO-Series 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $322.80 @ NCIX US
Video Card MSI Radeon RX 480 8GB GAMING X Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) $300.62 @ B&H
Video Card MSI Radeon RX 480 8GB GAMING X Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) $300.62 @ B&H
Case NZXT H440 (Matte Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case $116.03 @ Directron
Power Supply XFX XTR 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $102.32 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2475.75
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-08 12:06 EDT-0400
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  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm an AMD guy. I would have gotten an Mobo for AMD CPU but the one I wanted doesn't have a price listed since it just released.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

I did not enter this but this is kinda joke build. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-6950X 3.0GHz 10-Core Processor $1649.99 @ B&H
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $29.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard ASRock X99 Extreme4 ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard $173.98 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill NT Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory $63.99 @ Newegg
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $47.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card $449.88 @ OutletPC
Case DIYPC Solo-T1-BK ATX Mid Tower Case $27.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply Thermaltake SMART 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $54.30 @ B&H
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2497.60
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-08 15:12 EDT-0400
  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Guys, it's free! MSI Titan X

...Don't actually add that, pretty sure you'll get disqualified.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

I honestly can't wait for the winner to be announced.

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  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

ITS 12 SEPTEMBER WHO WON O-O im on my nerves :D

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Entries for MSI giveaway open September 1st and close September 12th 2016 at 11PM PST (2 Random winners will be announced on PcPartPicker and MSI Social Media 1 day after to the end date).

so it will be announced tomorrow i guess?

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  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

right after the giveaway has ended i guess.

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  • 33 months ago
  • 0 points

As soon as we know. It can take a bit of time to sort things out once the entries close though, so don't expect an announcement at 11:01 PM PST. ;)

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  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Still a bit of time left.. hang in there! :)

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

O0O OKI!!!

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  • 33 months ago
  • 0 points

If it makes you feel any better you have the same odds as anyone else

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  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

Bro it feels kinda the same here I always do everything in these kinda of Giveways and stuff but i donno why always the one who had 1 entry win >.>

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  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

http://pcpartpicker.com/list/XHpwcc Hope you like my Build Guys :D

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  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

It's time to let fate decide who's going to come out on top for this bad boy.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Yup. I assume my email is on the way, they are probably just having trouble wording it.

  • 33 months ago
  • 1 point

One can only hope.

  • 33 months ago
  • 2 points

Great Giveaway! Hope to win for my first build but just happy to be apart of the race!

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