Build me a home PC for £1500.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor £263.94 @ Aria PC
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler £84.99 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard MSI Z97S SLI Plus ATX LGA1150 Motherboard £95.99 @ Amazon UK
Memory Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory £102.27 @ Amazon UK
Storage Crucial MX100 256GB 2.5" Solid State Drive £79.85 @ Amazon UK
Storage Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £56.34 @ Aria PC
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card £289.98 @ Amazon UK
Case Phanteks Enthoo Pro ATX Full Tower Case £87.13 @
Power Supply EVGA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply £90.11 @ Amazon UK
Monitor LG 24MB35PY-B 60Hz 23.8" Monitor £151.28 @ More Computers
Monitor LG 24MB35PY-B 60Hz 23.8" Monitor £151.28 @ More Computers
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £1453.16
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-03-07 17:09 GMT+0000

This should handle running VMs easily, while also achieving very steady FPS for pretty much any game at 1080p

You will be able to overclock both the CPU and GPU pretty easily.

The build has a Black/Blue colour scheme.

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