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Best current 4k solution/setup?

bloomchild
  • 69 months ago

Here's what I'm currently gaming on:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $339.94 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $94.99 @ NCIX US
Motherboard Asus Z97-PRO(Wi-Fi ac) ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $208.98 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Trident X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-2400 Memory $179.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $118.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $53.99 @ Amazon
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Superclocked ACX Video Card $725.38 @ Newegg
Case Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case $89.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply Corsair CX 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $79.99 @ Amazon
Optical Drive Lite-On iHAS124-14 DVD/CD Writer $12.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $87.99 @ Newegg
Monitor AOC q2963Pm 60Hz 29.0" Monitor $379.99 @ Best Buy
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $2345.21
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-09-08 14:40 EDT-0400

So, overall it's a decent build, but I have some disposable income and I'd really like to take my rig to the next level and make the leap to 4k. My question is, what sort of upgrades should I make to make this thing scream at 4k? Ideally I would want to game at as close to ultimate settings as possible, with consistent 60+ fps.

Is that even possible? Also, can anyone recommend a good 4k monitor?

Comments

  • 69 months ago
  • 1 point

To never drop below 60 at 4K? You'd need another 780 Ti at least. I'd actually favor the 290X or the Titan Black for the higher VRAM. At least two of them, of course.

  • 69 months ago
  • 1 point

Honestly 290x are better than 780TIs for 4k. VRAM usage and speeds plays a bigger role at higher resolutions and NVIDIA is lacking there compared to AMD.

  • 69 months ago
  • 1 point

SLI 780 TI

CF 290X

wait for better 4k monitors to be released. Most of them are kinda crap at reasonable prices. Stick with 1440p for now if you really want a high res monitor at the moment.

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