Gigabyte Aero Intel Build Guide

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Building a custom PC can be an exciting endeavor that can be easily tailored to meet your specific needs and personal preferences. Selecting the right components for a high-end PC build can be a little daunting but hopefully, this guide can help make the process easier, with the help of Gigabyte’s Aero series. 

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Processor: Intel Core i9-13900k Raptor Lake 3.0GHz Twenty Four-Core Processor

Built on Intel’s advanced 10nm technology, the Intel Core i9-13900k features 24 cores and 32 threads, making it an ideal choice not only for gaming, but any highly demanding workloads such as video editing, 3D rendering, and streaming. Check out all of our benchmarks to see just how well it performs!

Cooler: Corsair iCUE H150i ELITE LCD XT 360mm All in One Liquid CPU Cooling Kit - White

Equipped with a large 360mm radiator and three ML RGB Series PWM fans, the cooler delivers exceptional cooling performance, ensuring that your CPU stays cool even under heavy loads. The cooler also features a customizable LCD display, allowing you to display system information or personalized graphics for a unique look. With its advanced iCUE software, you can easily monitor and control the cooler's performance, adjusting fan speeds, and RGB lighting to suit your needs. 

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z690 AERO G DDR4 ATX Motherboard

For those demanding the latest and greatest technologies, such as PCIe 5.0, Wi-Fi 6E, and Thunderbolt 4, look no further than the Gigabyte Z690 Aero G DDR4 motherboard. It has support for 128GB of ram with speeds up to 5333Mhz, making it just as fast as a DDR5 motherboard while saving you room in your budget for extra upgrades.

Graphics Card: Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 AERO Overclocked Triple Fan 16GB GDDR6X PCIe 4.0 Graphics Card

Designed for ultimate graphics for high-end gaming and professional workloads, Gigabytes GeForce RTX 4080 Aero overclocked model is one of the best choices for our build. This card features a robust triple-fan cooling system and the new Ada Lovelace architecture, this GPU can ensure stable cool performance while delivering ultra-smooth frame rates and unparalleled visual fidelity. 

Ram: Corsair VENGEANCE RGB PRO SL 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-3600 CL18 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit - White

Equipped with a customizable RGB led, the sleek and stylish Corsair Vengeance Pro SL kit is designed with a low-profile aluminum heat spreader that helps keep your ram cooled during your more intensive gaming sessions. This 32GB kit consists of two 16GB modules that can be XMP to run at 3600MHz for the best system performance, so whether you're a gamer or a content creator, this kit is an excellent choice.

SSD: Samsung 990 PRO 2TB  V-NAND 3-bit MLC PCIe Gen 4 x4 NVMe M.2 SSD

The high-performance standard we’ve set previously continues with the Samsung 990 Pro 2TB NVMe SSD built on Samsung’s latest in-house controller. With its massive 2TB storage capacity and speeds of 7450/6900 MB/s, the Samsung 990 Pro is perfect for professionals who require not only fast but vast storage space for their workloads, such as video editors, designers, and gamers who want to store their game libraries. Don’t forget to update to the latest firmware for maximum performance!

Power Supply: MSI MPG A1000G PCIE5 1000W 80 Plus Gold ATX Fully Modular Power Supply

The MSI MPG A1000G PCIE5 80+ Gold Modular power supply is the perfect choice for anyone looking to build a high-performance, reliable, and efficient system. With its 80+ Gold certification, the power supply guarantees maximum efficiency, translating to lower energy bills and less heat output, ensuring longevity and stability in the long run. The modular design makes cable management easier, allowing for a clean and organized build.

Case: NZXT H9 Flow Tempered Glass ATX Mid-Tower Case - White

With its uninterrupted glass panel, this case boasts a modern and stylish design to elegantly show off your new build. Its top and side mesh panels support multiple radiator and fan configurations to ensure ample airflow, keeping your system cool under the heaviest of loads.  Don’t miss out on this exceptional case and take your build to the next level.

Case Fans: Corsair QL120 White RGB Hydraulic Bearing 120mm Case Fan - 3 Pack with iCUE Node CORE

These fans are designed with 34 individually addressable RGB LEDs, allowing you to customize their lighting with a wide range of colors and effects. They are also equipped with PWM fan control, ensuring that they run quietly and efficiently, providing optimal airflow to your system. The fans come with a durable and stylish white housing that matches our build, while the translucent fan blades create a stunning visual effect when illuminated.

Monitor: Gigabyte M27Q 27" 2K WQHD (2560 x 1440) 170Hz Gaming Monitor

For the best in visual performance, this monitor is equipped with a stunning IPS panel and a resolution of 2560x1440, presenting crystal-clear images with stunning color accuracy and contrast. The monitor also features a lightning-fast 170Hz refresh rate, making it ideal for fast-paced gaming and demanding applications that require fast response times. With its FreeSync Premium and G-Sync compatibility, the monitor delivers smooth and tear-free gameplay, allowing you to experience every moment without any lag or stutter. 

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