Today I’ll be going over an INSANE $1700 Gaming PC Build for 2018! Whether it’s 1440p or 4K gaming, this build has it perfectly covered – featuring an ASUS GTX 1070Ti, Ryzen 7 2700 & 16GB of RGB RAM!

CPU: Ryzen 7 2700

 For the CPU in this build AMD’s NEW Ryzen 2700 is the perfect choice! With 8 and 12 threads, not only will it work well in the latest AAA titles, which can take advantage of solid multi-threaded performance, but it will work nicely for video editing and streaming too! With a base clock of 3.2GHz, and boost of 4.1GHz the single threaded side is nicely looked after, too!

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CPU Cooler: Thermaltake Floe Riing 280mm

For the CPU cooler, the Thermaltake Floe Riing 280mm is the perfect choice! With a stunning pump design, RGB implementation and good cooling performance it gives plenty of room for overclocking!

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Motherboard:  MSI X470 Gaming Pro CARBON

For the motherboard in this build I selected the MSI X470 Gaming PRO CARBON. With support for all AM4 CPUs, overclokcing, upto 64GB of RAM and multi GPU setups it covers all of the necessary bases!

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RAM: Adata Spectrix D41 16GB

RGB RAM looks epic, which is why I selected the ADATA Spectrix D41! With a gorgeous diffused RGB strip up top, fast clock speed and dual channel performance, this 16GB kit works wonders in both the performance and looks departments

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SSD: Samsung 970 EVO M.2 500GB

For the SSD in this build I chose a new drive from Samsung! With 500GB of super fast NVMe storage, in a compact M.2 form factor it works wonders for your PCs overall speed and boot up times!

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HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2TB

For the mass storage in this build I opted for a 2TB (2000GB) hard drive from Seagate. With plenty of room for your movies, music and games, it’s cheap and as quick as mainstream hard drives tend to get!

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For the real gaming heart of this build I chose the ASUS Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070Ti! With the ever-impressive ASUS STRIX triple fan cooler, 8GB of VRAM and plenty of RGB it’s a card well suited to this build, and to both 1440p and 4K gaming!

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Case: Thermaltake View 32 Tempered Glass

For the case in this $1700 Gaming PC build I chose the new Thermaltake View 32, with 4 tempered glass side-panels, 3 included RGB fans and a fairly affordable price tag it’s a really nice case!

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PSU: Cooler Master Masterwatt 650W

 Finally, for the power supply I selected the Cooler Master Masterwatt 650. With enough headroom for this build under load, a semi-modular interface and 80+ Bronze rating you can’t go too far wrong!

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18 year old James founded the GeekaWhat brand back in 2013 (!!) initially just as a tech YouTube channel providing tech tips and guidance, content which quickly evolved into the PC hardware seen today! Often found editing a video or off travelling somewhere! Currently rocking an i9 9900K and GTX 1080Ti on his main system, sidelining the RTX line-up for better stability in Adobe Premiere Pro.