Build help for VR & flight sims

Options
Robot9
Robot9
edited December 2021 in Help Choosing Parts

Thinking about a build for VR, design, and flight simulators like DCS & MSFS 2020.

Going with a 12th gen i7 and DDR4 memory to allow more budget for the 3080 Ti GPU. How does this look (assuming I can find the parts)?

Full build: https://www.microcenter.com/site/content/custom-pc-builder-intel.aspx?load=473ae92e-e802-48b3-bb28-1dbc4cc0884e

CPU: (1) Intel Core i7-12700K Alder Lake 3.6GHz Twelve-Core LGA 1700 Boxed Processor - Heatsink Not Included ($299.99 EACH)

Motherboard: (1) MSI Z690-A Pro WiFi DDR4 Intel LGA 1700 ATX Motherboard ($239.99 EACH)

RAM: (1) G.Skill Trident Z Neo Series RGB 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-4000 PC4-32000 CL18 Dual Channel Memory Kit F4-4000C18D-32GTZN - Black ($169.99 EACH)

Case: (1) Lian Li Lancool II Tempered Glass eATX Mesh Mid Tower Computer Case - White ($134.99 EACH)

Power Supply: (1) EVGA SuperNOVA 850 GT 850 Watt 80 Plus Gold ATX Fully Modular Power Supply ($139.99 EACH)

Video Card: (1) EVGA NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti FTW3 Ultra Gaming Triple-Fan 12GB GDDR6X PCIe 4.0 Graphics Card ($1,429.99 EACH)

M.2 / NVMe SSD: (1) Samsung 980 Pro SSD 1TB M.2 NVMe Interface PCIe Gen 4x4 Internal Solid State Drive with V-NAND 3 bit MLC Technology (MZ-V8P1T0B) ($179.99 EACH)

Water Cooling Kits: (1) Corsair iCUE H150i ELITE CAPELLIX 360mm RGB Water Cooling Kit ($209.99 EACH)

Comments

  • PowerSpec_MikeW
    PowerSpec_MikeW PowerSpec Engineer
    5 Insightfuls First Anniversary First Comment 5 Awesomes
    Options

    Greetings @Robot9

    I mainly play DCS, but I've done a little MSFS 2020. You shouldn't run into any performance issues due to your hardware for a very long time with that build. VR in DCS wouldn't a problem with a 3080 Ti. I have no issues with any of the parts you've selected so far as the quality.

We love seeing what our customers build

Submit photos and a description of your PC to our build showcase

Submit Now
Looking for a little inspiration?

See other custom PC builds and get some ideas for what can be done

View Build Showcase

SAME DAY CUSTOM BUILD SERVICE

If You Can Dream it, We Can Build it.

Services starting at $149.99