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    • hi :) both , 30%  work and 70% gaming :)
    • What are you planning to do with the PC? Is this going to be for work or gaming or both?
    • Hi i m planing to build a pc and i want a cheap choice for now and later to upgrade  (maybe 1 or 2 years). so i want to ask you for a  budget (for now) but upgradable ryzen .(500 euro) later i want to upgrade with ryzen 5 2600x or something newer untill then , and a rx 580 8gb. i have ssd and hdd and case (250 samsung/500 toshiba/fractal design c). i have a monitor for now(an old lg 1080p) but i must buy a new ,so if you have something in mind i ll appreciate.    
    • CPU - The CPU would not be upgrade-able to the latest generation once the socket changes. You'll need to buy the new platform which generally will include a motherboard. RAM shouldn't change but if DDR5 comes along before your next upgrade, then expect that you'll have to buy new RAM as well.  MOBO - If you want to use ECC, you'll need to go with XEON for the Intel platform. There is onboard graphics, but yes since you're buying a graphics card, it wouldn't matter.  Memory - Kingston, Corsair, Crucial, Samsung are all good memory makers. I'd stick with those.  Bootdrive - You don't really need a datacenter drive. The Samsung 850 Pro will be fine. Samsung now has the 860 Pro. I'd buy that if there isn't much of a price difference.  OS - Not really. I use linux for SSD testing, but I don't use it too much aside from that. What kind of work are you planning to do with your machine? Case - Should be fine. It can always be upgraded later anyway.  GPU - Nvidia should be pretty good on Linux support. It is Linux though so you may have to put in some work to get it to work right. 
    • Hi! I'm newbie, so please bear with wordiness, and also please point out protocol errors or unclarities; I'll be happy to revise. Planning a Linux workstation (mostly single user with a few low-demand server apps), and found (kudos to author(s)!) "Best PC Workstation Builds of 2018". Not a gamer and like to minimize heat and noise, but I do moderate level scientific computing (R), database, and graphics( GIMP or Photoshop). The machine may also run a virtual machine host (e.g. VMWare) to host guest OS's such as Windows or 32-bit Linux. Data integrity is very important. Disk throughput is important The "Mid-Level" looked about right. I'd like to get 5 years , so something with reasonable upgrade potential would be good. Questions below are in context of that recipe. I'd much appreciate any comments. CPU. I looked at Ryzen, but feel, esp for Linux, it may be a bit soon. Thanks for comments on that. btw.  I'm not too clear of the differences between members of the core-i7-7000 range. Linux manages multiprocessors well, I think. Based on what I have said, would the the CPU recommendation change? How far can the CPU be upgraded before the socket is changes? MOBO: Would like ECC memory option if possible, and also heard good things about Asus boards. Surprised that there are no onboard graphics. Is that a limitation of the Intel 77xx line? (but this is not a critical point; see GPU below). Memory: Was looking at Kingston. Any thoughts on that vs Crucial or Corsair?  16GB is plenty for now. Bootdrive: How does Kingston DC400 (~480GB) compare to the Samsung 850 Pro? Storage Drive: I already have several WD100 7200 rpm drives and am planning to use 4 in a 2TB software RAID 10 array OS: Linux. Does anyone test any designs with Linux? Case: I have a 10-year-old, quite large, Lian-Li aluminum case that I was planning to use. Fans might be small by modern standards. Any other negatives? GPU: Thank you for the intro to the PNY Quadro series. I think the P600 would easily meet my needs. Btw, there seems to be a P620 available. How is the company on timely Linux support? Apologies if I ran on! I'd much appreciate any comments, suggestions, or feedback, especially if there might be potential Linux problems. Thanks!  
    • That's a pretty powerful system, so you'll definitely need a good amount of cooling. That case looks fine. It's an ATX case and you have an ATX board. If you want to go even cheaper, there are other alternatives but I typically suggest going with a good case to start with as it's one of those components that you can take along with you for several upgrades. 
    •   [PCPartPicker part list](https://pcpartpicker.com/list/WDGV6s) / [Price breakdown by merchant](https://pcpartpicker.com/list/WDGV6s/by_merchant/) Type|Item|Price
      :----|:----|:----
      **CPU** | [AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/mV98TW/amd-ryzen-5-1600-32ghz-6-core-processor-yd1600bbaebox) | $155.97 @ Newegg
      **Motherboard** | [ASRock - AB350 Pro4 ATX AM4 Motherboard](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/yBtWGX/asrock-ab350-pro4-atx-am4-motherboard-ab350-pro4) | $73.98 @ Newegg
      **Memory** | [Crucial - Ballistix Sport LT 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/d8dxFT/crucial-ballistix-sport-lt-8gb-1-x-8gb-ddr4-2666-memory-bls8g4d26bfse) | $82.88 @ Amazon
      **Storage** | [Kingston - A400 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/2FDzK8/kingston-a400-120gb-25-solid-state-drive-sa400s37120g) | $44.94 @ Newegg Marketplace
      **Video Card** | [Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB Windforce OC Video Card](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/7bL7YJ/gigabyte-geforce-gtx-1060-3gb-windforce-oc-video-card-gv-n1060wf2oc-3gd) | $279.00 @ Amazon
      **Case** | [Cooler Master - MasterBox Lite 5 ATX Mid Tower Case](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/CkM323/cooler-master-masterbox-lite-5-atx-mid-tower-case-mcw-l5s3-kann-01) | $39.99 @ Newegg
      **Power Supply** | [SeaSonic - 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/TgW9TW/seasonic-power-supply-m12ii520bronze) | $34.99 @ Newegg
       | *Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts* |
       | Total (before mail-in rebates) | $781.75
       | Mail-in rebates | -$70.00
       | **Total** | **$711.75**
       | Generated by [PCPartPicker](http://pcpartpicker.com) 2018-03-31 04:14 EDT-0400 | [PCPartPicker part list](https://pcpartpicker.com/list/JjmQZR) / [Price breakdown by merchant](https://pcpartpicker.com/list/JjmQZR/by_merchant/)
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      Type|Item|Price
      :----|:----|:----
      **CPU** | [Intel - Core i3-8350K 4GHz Quad-Core Processor](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/fCs8TW/intel-core-i3-8350k-40ghz-quad-core-processor-bx80684i38350k) | $164.89 @ OutletPC
      **CPU Cooler** | [Cooler Master - Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/hmtCmG/cooler-master-cpu-cooler-rr212e20pkr2) | $19.99 @ Newegg
      **Motherboard** | [MSI - Z370-A PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/fjPzK8/msi-z370-a-pro-atx-lga1151-motherboard-z370-a-pro) | $105.39 @ OutletPC
      **Memory** | [Crucial - Ballistix Sport LT 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/d8dxFT/crucial-ballistix-sport-lt-8gb-1-x-8gb-ddr4-2666-memory-bls8g4d26bfse) | $82.88 @ Amazon
      **Storage** | [Kingston - A400 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/2FDzK8/kingston-a400-120gb-25-solid-state-drive-sa400s37120g) | $44.94 @ Newegg Marketplace
      **Video Card** | [Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB Windforce OC Video Card](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/7bL7YJ/gigabyte-geforce-gtx-1060-3gb-windforce-oc-video-card-gv-n1060wf2oc-3gd) | $279.00 @ Amazon
      **Case** | [Cooler Master - MasterBox Lite 5 ATX Mid Tower Case](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/CkM323/cooler-master-masterbox-lite-5-atx-mid-tower-case-mcw-l5s3-kann-01) | $39.99 @ Newegg
      **Power Supply** | [SeaSonic - 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/TgW9TW/seasonic-power-supply-m12ii520bronze) | $34.99 @ Newegg
       | *Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts* |
       | Total (before mail-in rebates) | $822.07
       | Mail-in rebates | -$50.00
       | **Total** | **$772.07**
       | Generated by [PCPartPicker](http://pcpartpicker.com) 2018-03-31 04:14 EDT-0400 |
      I just got into gaming and hope to get a good pc decent enough to play in full hd resolution if possible in 2K resolution. I'm not going to play VR but i wanted to know is the parts i pick are compatible and is really good. If you got a better part for me to pick please feel free to list it. By the way i'm indonesian.  
    • hey everyone, im building my first computer and have spend quite some time figuring out the best build for my needs. however! I ordered everything now except the case as I all of a sudden was in doubt which one would be compatible with my fans and maybe someone could give me advice if I even have enough to keep it cool in there?  this is how it looks now : processor: AMD Ryzen threadripper 1950x cpu cooler: Noctua NH-U14S TR4-SP3 mainbord: MSI X399 SLI plus ram: 4x crucial memoery DIMM 8GB, DDR4-2666 grafikcard: Geforce GTX 1080 amp ssd: Crucial MX300 1TB case cooler: 2x Noctua NF-A15 PWM power suply: Corsair HX-Series HX750 80PLUS Platinum operating system: Windows 10 regarding the case i dont care that much and would actually prefer to just buy a cheap whatever. someone recommended me Anidees Al-Crystal lite black, i think its too expensive but it has quite a lot of fans so maybe i need that?