Is this a good first time build? Budget 1200 — Micro Center

Is this a good first time build? Budget 1200

edited June 22 in Help Choosing Parts
Hi this is my first of build and I have somewhat an idea of what I’m doing but just wanted to make sure it was good and compatible. I play cod, league, valorant, and assassins creed odyssey was hoping to play red dead 2 I play a variety of games lol. Does this look like a solid build to run those games?

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Matisse 3.6GHz 6-Core AM4 Boxed Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler ($159.99 EACH)
Motherboard: ASUS X570 TUF Gaming Plus (WI-FI) AMD AM4 ATX Motherboard ($189.99 EACH)
RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws V 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 PC4-25600 CL16 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit F4-3200C16D-16GVKB - Black ($65.99 EACH)
Case: Lian Li 205 Tempered Glass ATX Computer Case - Black ($69.99 EACH)
Power Supply:  PowerSpec 750 Watt 80 Plus Bronze ATX Semi-Modular Power Supply ($84.99 EACH)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce RTX 2060 KO Ultra Overclocked Dual-Fan 6GB GDDR6 PCIe 3.0 Graphics Card ($314.99 EACH)
M.2 SSD: Inland Professional 480GB SSD 3D TLC NAND SATA III 6Gb/s 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive (480G) ($54.99 EACH)
Hard Drive: Seagate BarraCuda 2TB 7200RPM SATA III 6Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 EACH)
Thermal Compound: Cooler Master High Performance Thermal Paste ($7.99 EACH)
Operating System: Microsoft Microsoft Windows 10 Home 32/64-Bit - USB ($139.99 EACH)
Total: $1,143.90


  • It's a solid build overall. Only thing I'd mention is since you're going with a Ryzen 5 3600, you could save yourself some money by getting a less expensive B450 motherboard and put that extra money towards say, a better PSU or a bigger SSD. 

    You also don't need a 750W PSU for that system, you could go with a 650W and have plenty of wiggle room. 750W isn't really necessary unless you're running two GPUs. 
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