Draft components List for 4K editing Machine

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Nov 20, 2017
Z370 Gigabyte Gaming 7
1080 ti
  1. MacBook Pro
Hi All,
I have been editing on my MBP late 2013 and it is starting to really struggle and Im ready to take the plunge into the Hacintosh world!
I spend all day editing 4K in premiere pro so I'm trying to build a pretty solid unit.
After recently seeing @juliodm have success with his i7-8700k I want to go down a similar path to step up from a 4 core CPU to a 6 core CPU. I'd like to be able to comfortably work in photoshop while exporting in premiere (Maybe 6 core is not enough and I should wait and see if the i7-7820X will be released in the new iMac pro and go from there?).
Below is the list of components I am thinking of purchasing. I know a few things are overkill but the total price is still going to be wayyyy cheaper than an up spec new iMac pro...

Please let me know if I should stay away from any of these items or if there's something I'm missing?
Or if I should hold out and see what happens after the iMac pro is released...
Thank you!

MSI Z370 GODLIKE GAMING LGA 1151 (300 Series) Intel Z370 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 Extended ATX Intel Motherboard

Intel Core i7-8700K Coffee Lake 6-Core 3.7 GHz (4.7 GHz Turbo) LGA 1151 (300 Series) 95W BX80684I78700K Desktop Processor Intel UHD Graphics 630

CPU Cooler:
Noctua NH-D15S 140mm SSO2 D-Type Premium CPU Cooler, NF-A15 PWM Fans

Graphics Card:
EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 GAMING, 11G-P4-6696-KR, 11GB GDDR5X, iCX Technology - 9 Thermal Sensors & RGB LED G/P/M

Ballistix Sport LT 64GB (4 x 16GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 2400 (PC4 19200) Desktop Memory Model BLS4K16G4D240FSB

Boot Drive: SAMSUNG 960 PRO M.2 512GB NVMe PCI-Express 3.0 x4 Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MZ-V6P512BW
2 x Storage Drives: SAMSUNG 960 PRO M.2 1TB NVMe PCI-Express 3.0 x4 Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MZ-V6P1T0BW

Power Supply:
CORSAIR AX Series AX860 860W 80 PLUS PLATINUM Haswell Ready Full Modular ATX12V & EPS12V SLI and Crossfire Ready Power Supply

Going to be building a custom case. Most likely built into the drawer of my desk.

Monitor (Already using as second monitor for MBP):
34" Class 21:9 UltraWide® WQHD IPS Thunderbolt™ Curved LED Monitor (34.0" Diagonal) 4UC97-S
Nov 23, 2017
gaming x trio
Can someone please advise whether it is a fine build or not. Primarily considering the motherboard&CPU.
I am also making a production machine, and i am doing it with Asus Maximus Hero IX and i7-7700k. That should be a stable build. But if this one proves to be stable, without too many bugs, things not working, needing workaround and so on, then i would rather spend a bit more for better MB and CPU. Thanks for the feedback :)
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