DDR4 Build Guide

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Guide Introduction

In this guide I will be doing this based on a £2000 budget for a gaming DDR4 based system. I will display all unboxing videos with each part so you know what comes with each part  and what the items should look like. Please note that this may be more expensive using eBay as I prefer to use another website to purchase my computer parts from so this may be more expensive to use than this other website.
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Motherboard

You will want to have a Motherboard that will support (To this current date) DDR4 Ram slots and a LGA 2011-3 CPU socket (Only socket that is compatible with DDR4 Motherboards).
Something like this would be good;
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/X99-A-Asus-X99-A-Motherboard-Core-i7-LGA2011-3-X99-ATX-RAID-Gigabit-LAN-/231395102093?pt=UK_Computing_LaptopMotherboards_CPUs_CA&hash=item35e0390d8d
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CPU (Core Processing Unit)

Next, you will want to have a compatible CPU. What you will want to look for is a LGA 2011-3 socket CPU. For CPUs from Intel, the higher the version number for the CPU, the better the CPU tends to be.
Here is a good example of a good CPU;
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Intel-Core-i7-5820k-BX80648I75820K-3-3GHz-LGA-2011-V3-UNLOCKED-NEW-Factory-Seal-/121547403709?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c4cca31bd
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CPU Cooler

Due to the CPU not coming with a stock cooler, you will need to get one. The cooler will also have to fit a LGA 2011-3 socket. Be careful the you do not select the pro version, although it is only a little bit more expensive, it is also a lot more larger so I advice getting this version as it will be sufficient enough to do the job you want it to do. For optimized cooling and reliability, I would choose this cooler;
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Be-Quiet-BK018-Dark-Rock-3-CPU-Cooler-/181633784090?pt=Computing_ComputerComponents_Fans_Heatsinks_SR&hash=item2a4a37991a
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RAM (Random Access Memory)

For this, the amount you get, is up to you. For my personal preference, I would get 32GB. For this, I would go for Corsair Vengeance Low Profile kit which is 4 sticks of 8GB.
Here is the link to the kit I would use;
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Corsair-Vengeance-LPX-32GB-4x8GB-Quad-Channel-DDR4-2400MHz-PC4-19200-/131380768208?pt=UK_Computing_ComputerComponents_MemoryRAM_JN&hash=item1e96e76dd0
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Storage

Again as above, this is down to personal preference of the user. For me, I would only need 1TB amount of space and if I needed more space, I would go with a decent sized external portable hard drive. I have selected the Samsung 840 Evo, 1TB version of the SSD. I chose SSD primarily because they are a lot faster to have then the cheaper HDD and are more reliable, less power consumption and less heat are generated.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Samsung-840-EVO-Basic-2-5-1TB-SATA-III-Solid-State-Drive-/181521434355?pt=UK_Computing_Solid_State_Drives&hash=item2a438546f3
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Video Card

Again, this is a personal choice of how big you get the Card. For me, I have chose the GeForce GTX 980 4GB version due to this being a gaming rig and a video editing rig, I will need a good graphics card to be able to run these application well. This video card should be able to run applications for at least 2 years and still be able to run games smoothly before considering an upgrade.
Here is a link to the card;
http://vhttp://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/EVGA-GEFORCE-GTX980-4GB-SUPERCLOCKED-ACX-2-0-PCI-E-VIDEO-GRAPHICS-CARD-GTX-980-/181618165621?pt=AU_Components&hash=item2a49494775
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PSU (Power Supply Unit)

I chose this power unit because it was high wattage enough if I ever wanted to upgrade to have another video card in the system then I would have the power to do so. Also, I chose this power supply based on reviews that I have read and is the best reviewed PSU that I could find. It is a EVGA 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular. I also chose this PSU due to it being fully modular and I do not need unnecessary cables in my system for when I do not need them there - it will help with cooling and to keep the system looking clean and tidy.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/850W-EVGA-Gold-2-Full-Modular-80PLUS-Gold-ATX-PSU-/121544668993?pt=UK_Computing_PowerSupplies_EH&hash=item1c4ca07741
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Disc Drive (Optional)

Yes, this is also optional to the user, but I have included this as it is one of those products where you will never know when you will need it and you will kick yourself if you don't have one and you need one. So I have included this for that purpose. This is a Blue-Ray disc drive that can also support CDs and DVDs.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pioneer-BDC-207DBK-Internal-Blu-Ray-Reader-DVD-Writer-/201240580099?pt=UK_Computing_Drives_Storage_CD_DVD_Drives_ET&hash=item2edadf9003
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Case

Due to when I use the computer, it is only at most a meter away from me so I can hear all the fans a lot. So I have went with a Be Quiet branded case that is well reviewed and - at least in my eyes - also looks good. This case seems to be quiet (Hence the brand name)  and is reliable and well made out of good quality products. There are already case fans included in this but there is space for upgrade if you want. The case that I have selected is the Be Quiet Silent Base 800.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/be-quiet-Silent-Base-800-BG003-Black-Silver-Mid-Tower-SILENT-Performance-Case-/361137507953?pt=UK_Computing_DesktopComponents_RL&hash=item5415790e71
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Case Fans (Optional)

Due to where my computer is located, it does get hot at times and I need to have case fans to try and have as little heat as possible. So I am replacing all fans included with the case, with 120mm fans (In only 120mm spaces) and then having 140mm fans (In spaces that provide that) with the be quiet pure wings 2 fans. These are good fans - I have used them before and they provide adequate cooling.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/120mm-be-quiet-Pure-Wings-2-Silent-Case-Fan-19-2dB-A-MAX-1-500RPM-speed-3-p-/361115536484?pt=UK_Computing_Case_Fans&hash=item541429cc64

Conclusion

For this build, you should have a very fast and reliable computer that will be future proof for at least 2 years before considering to upgrade anything. If you have gotten this far with the guide, thank you for taking the time to read this guide.
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