First time build: need for video editing, content, gaming.

After all the resarch I have done I feel somewhat confident in the list I put together. However I would like to know if you have any suggestions or alterations or if you see a problem please tell me. 

The video editor is Vegas Pro

CPU: (1) AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Matisse 3.8GHz 12-Core AM4 Boxed Processor with Wraith Prism Cooler ($399.99 EACH)
Motherboard: (1) ASUS X570 ROG Strix AMD AM4 ATX Motherboard ($279.99 EACH)
RAM: (1) G.Skill Ripjaw V 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-3600 PC4-28800 CL19 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit F4-3600C19D-32GVRB - Red ($129.99 EACH)
Case: (1) Fractal Design Define S2 Tempered Glass eATX Mid-Tower Computer Case - Black ($99.99 EACH)
Power Supply: (1) ASUS ROG STRIX 850 Watt 80 Plus Gold ATX Fully Modular Power Supply ($184.99 EACH)
Video Card: (1) PowerColor Radeon RX 5700 XT Red Devil Overclocked Triple-Fan 8GB GDDR6 PCIe 4.0 Graphics Card ($419.99 EACH)
M.2 SSD: (1) Crucial MX500 1TB SSD 3D TLC NAND SATA III 6Gb/s 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive ($114.99 EACH)
Hard Drive: (1) Toshiba X300 4TB 7200RPM SATA III 6Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive ($109.99 EACH)
Hard Drive: (1) Seagate BarraCuda 2TB 7200RPM SATA III 6Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 EACH)
Heatsink: (1) Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO Universal CPU Cooler ($39.99 EACH)
Keyboard: (1) Redragon S107 Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Combo w / Mousepad ($34.99 EACH)
Speakers: (1) Logitech Speaker System Z323 ($69.99 EACH)
Monitors: (1) ASUS VP249QGR 23.8" Full HD 144Hz HDMI DP VGA FreeSync  Low Motion Blur IPS LED Gaming Monitor ($159.99 EACH)
Case Fans: (1) Noctua NF-A12x25 PWM SSO2 Bearing 120mm Case Fan ($41.99 EACH)
Total: $2,141.86


  • ChrisB
         If you're doing some more intensive multitasking you may want to consider going with a higher end air cooler or possibly an AIO
  • omni
    hey any paerticulare cooler you would suggest?
  • PowerSpec_MikeW
    PowerSpec_MikeW PowerSpec Engineer
    5 Insightfuls First Anniversary First Comment 5 Awesomes
    CL19 is pretty loose on the RAM. I'd spend a little bit more to get CL16 RAM at 3600Mhz. Also you've selected a SATA III SSD over an NVME drive. You can get considerably faster  throughput on with this. We're comparing 550-600MB/s on the SATA III drive up to 3500 read on the Gen3 NVME's and 5000 on the Gen4. I would look into this as well.

    Any 240/280MM AIO would be a good investment with a Ryzen 9 3900X. Even a 360MM if the case supports it isn't a bad idea. I like the EVGA CLC series pretty well. They're not the quietest but they perform well.
  • omni
    Thank you yes II have plauyed around a little with the list and I thin what I currently have down is a Nvme drive. Thank you I will take your advice on the Ram. Also, if I want to stick to air cooled, is there a good way to do that? By the way I appreciate your help.
  • PowerSpec_MikeW
    PowerSpec_MikeW PowerSpec Engineer
    5 Insightfuls First Anniversary First Comment 5 Awesomes
    It'll do fine on the stock cooler. You don't need to upgrade the cooler unless you want to. If you're really wanting to stick to air and get better performance than the stock cooler, I think you'd have to go to an extreme like the Noctua NH-DH15. It's 165mm tall, make sure your case will fit it.
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