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Hi guys, new here. I am about to order a custom PC. I wont be building it myself just to make that clear. Looking for helpful insight and guidance as im a massive PC noob despite playing them for last 2 decades. Ive never really bought anything remotely high end and i have no idea how to build them. That being said ive spent lots of time recently trying to absorb as much info as i could. Ive ended up with this selection of parts based on around 200 google searches lmao. From what ive managed to grasp i feel pretty confident that this setup is pretty good without breaking my bank too much, im already over budget a little. In the future id like to upgrade of course, at least the GPU but thats way down the line. For the foreseeable future this PC will be a huge step up in performance for me. Here is my current selection of parts. Ryzen 5 PC AMD Ryzen 5 2600X 3.6GHz Hexa Core (Socket AM4) G.Skill Trident Z RGB 16GB (2x 8GB) 3200MHz DDR4 MSI B450 TOMAHAWK AMD Socket AM4 Motherboard Seagate BarraCuda 2TB SATA III 3.5" Hard Drive MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Ti GAMING 8GB Graphics Card Fractal Design Meshify C Mid Tower Case - Black EVGA SuperNOVA 650 G1+ 650W Modular 80+ Gold PSU Microsoft Windows 10 Home - 64-Bit DVD (OEM) 3 Year Collect & Return warranty Crucial MX500 500GB 2.5" SATA III SSD No Thanks - I do not need WiFi 2x Arctic F12 PWM 120mm Case Fan Are there certain components i could probably replace for something in a similar price range? I have stretched my budget already to improve the SSD a litte, the motherboard and the RAM as i believe it is compatible with Ryzen systems? Hopefully someone can advise me on this as the cost was considerable. I kind of got the impression that i would be fine with something like Corsair Vengeance 3200MHz as i have no intention of Overclocking or anything beyond maybe the basics preset stuff. Im very apprehensive to hit the buy button at the moment as i dont want to regret choosing certain components or make a mistake. However i have spent a while deliberating and im fairly confident this is a good setup at a fair price. Its around £1300 atm iirc. Please help me decide, i cant wait to get to playing but i do not want regrets
This isn't really a question about a build, I just figured I'd let you guys know what my purchase was. Case: Corsair Carbide Series Air 240 Micro ATX. (Black.)CPU: Intel Core i7-7700K 7th Gen Quad Core 4.2 GHz. (Non-Overclocked.)RAM: 16GB (2x 8GB) HyperX Predator DDR4 3000MHz.MOBO: Asus PRIME Z270M PLUS Intel Socket 1151.Storage: 2TB Seagate Barracuda 7200 RPM 64Mb HDD.500GB Samsung 850 EVO SSD.CPU Cooler: Corsair Hydro Series H60.GPU: ASUS GeForce GTX 1060 STRIX GAMING 6GB. (Stock Overclocked. Apparently.)PSU: 1000W - Cooler Master V Series V1000 80 Plus Gold.Sound Card: ASUS Xonar Pheobus Solo Audio.OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Home Edition 64 Bit.Monitor: 2 x Acer K222HQLBID 21.5 Inch HDMI.Keyboard: Razer Deathstalker Chroma.Mouse: Razer Naga Epic Chroma.Mousemat: Razer Firefly.Headset: Razer BlackShark.Customisation: White Braided Styled Cables.NZXT Hue+ RGB Controller - Advanced PC Lighting System. £1,902.33 / $2378.29 I haven't got any pictures yet, but I'll update when possible.
SmallBean posted a topic in PC Builds and UpgradesAyo! Thanks for checking out my thread. So my old computer broke and I need to make a new one asap. I'm looking for a cheaper build and then upgrading it as I go along. My budget is around 300-500 USD. Does anyone have any suggestions/recommended builds for a PC that can do some light gaming, recording/video editing, and paint programs? Thank you very much!!