Thanks in advance for any assistance you can provide!
I will be looking to use this PC for CAD/3D Modeling (Solidworks, AutoCAD, Fusion 360), Virtual Reality, and Gaming (Modded Minecraft / Overwatch, nothing too intensive).
I would like to keep the cost around $2,000 but that isn't too much of a concern. Here's my list of parts so far:
I currently have a License for Windows 10 that I believe should be transferrable to my new build. I am also bringing a 256GB SSD, and a 2 TB HDD from my current build.
I'm not concerned with appearance, so RBG isn't important to have. Does this build look like it would meet my needs?
Parts look good to me, my only recommendation would be upgrading to a Samsung 980 Pro to get faster PCIe SSD speeds.
Great part list! All I have to say is maybe get a cheaper case, to get a 2TB NVMe SSD for more storage, as there are great cases around $90-100, like the DeepCool CK560 or the Fractal Design Meshify C.
I'm surprise others missed this, but you have a motherboard selected that takes DDR5 memory but DDR 4 RAM. You'll either need to buy DDR5 memory (currently rather expensive but getting better) or get a motherboard that runs DDR4. I'm totally up on the new Intel chipset numbers, but I believe that means a Z660 chipset.
I made a new parts list for DDR4 RAM (Only planning on having 2x 16GB). I'm not sure if the more expensive of the two is worth the extra money. What do you think of this?
If you want the DDR4-3600 performance gain at just a couple dollars more compared to the DDR4-3200, I'd just go for this model, it's just $3 more and still the same brand: https://www.microcenter.com/product/636569/gskill-ripjaws-v-32gb-(2-x-16gb)-ddr4-3600-pc4-28800-cl18-dual-channel-desktop-memory-kit-f4-3600c18d-32gvk-black
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