Need Help Choosing Parts for First Gaming Computer

This is for the first gaming computer for a thirteen year old. I put this parts list together and am looking for some advice.

Are there any opportunities to save a little with a different part? And where would you recommend to spend a little more? Lastly, are there any other parts that we would need (we already have a keyboard and mouse).

Thank you


  • PowerSpec_MikeW
    PowerSpec_MikeW PowerSpec Engineer
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    Greetings @km2266

    It's a good build overall and it's pretty lean. I don't see a lot of ways to save money here. You can select another GPU and maybe save $10 or so, but that's about it. But it is a good system and it'll work well for your child. One upgrade I would recommend is swapping that drive out for an NVME drive. It's a pretty substantial throughput increase for the $25 or so it'll cost you.

    You have everything you need for the tower. Peripherals you have. Monitor and speakers I assume you have as well. That's it.
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