New Gaming PC Need Assistance



After eight years of using a laptop for gaming, I am hoping to build a gaming PC that can last for just as long. My Alienware laptop from 2015 has been struggling to play newer games lately even on very low settings and I think it is time to retire it and move on.

I am looking to play more recently released games such as Hogwarts Legacy, Elden Ring, Cyberpunk 2077, Death Stranding, A Plague Tale: Requiem, and the upcoming Resident Evil 4 remake, ideally on max settings but I would be just as happy playing high settings with steady FPS and no stuttering. The build I had in mind is this one but I 'm not sure if what I have selected is enough to do that, or if it is overdoing it since I only have a very basic understanding of PC building. Ideally, the price would be under $2000. Please let me know what can be improved or better optimized for the price, thank you! Microcenter forum will not let me post a link because my account is too new even though I've had this since at least October 2022??


Intel - Core i7-12700K Alder Lake 3.6GHz Twelve-Core LGA 1700 Boxed Processor


ASUS - Z690-PLUS TUF Gaming WiFi DDR4 Intel LGA 1700 ATX Motherboard


Corsair - Vengeance RGB Pro 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-3200 PC4-25600 CL16 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit CMW32GX4M2E3200C16 - Black


 Corsair iCUE 4000X RGB Tempered Glass ATX Mid-Tower Computer Case - Black

Power Supply

Corsair - CX650M 650 Watt 80 Plus Bronze ATX Semi-Modular Power Supply

Video Card

Zotac - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti Gaming Triple Fan 8GB GDDR6 PCIe 4.0 Graphics Card


Samsung - 980 Pro SSD 2TB M.2 NVMe Interface PCIe Gen 4x4 Internal Solid State Drive with V-NAND 3 bit MLC Technology (MZ-V8P2T0B/AM)

Hard Drive

Seagate - BarraCuda 2TB 7200 RPM SATA III 6Gb/s 3.5" Internal SMR Hard Drive

CPU Cooling

Deep Cool - AK400 Performance CPU Cooler - Black


Corsair - iCUE SP120 RGB ELITE Performance Hydraulic Bearing 120mm Case Fan with iCUE Node CORE - 3 Pack


Microsoft Windows 10 Home 32-bit OEM DVD - English


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