Hi guys. I am new to building a gaming PC from scratch, but I am not new to gaming. I've done some research and this is the build that I have come up with. Please give me pros and cons, and let me know what changes I can make (what parts are necessary that I am missing, or what parts don't need to be there, or as fancy). I really appreciate the feedback!
CPU- AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Matisse 3.6GHz 8-Core AM4 Boxed Processor with Wraith Prism Cooler
Motherboard- Gigabyte B450 AORUS PRO WIFI AMD AM4 ATX Motherboard (do you think this will fit in the case with everything attached to it?)
RAM- G.Skill - Trident Z RGB 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-3200 PC4-25600 CL16 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit F4-3200C16D-32GTZR - Black
Case- Fractal Design - Meshify C Tempered Glass ATX Mid-Tower Computer Case - Black
Power Supply- NZXT Build the Extraordinary
Gamdias RGB 750 Watt 80 Plus Bronze ATX Non-Modular Power Supply
Video Card- Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2070 Super Gaming OC 3X Overclocked Triple-Fan 8GB GDDR6 PCIe 3.0 Graphics Card (Most important feature for me right here)
2.5" SSD- Inland Premium 1TB 3D QLC NAND SATA 3.0 6GB/s 2.5" Internal SSD (Does this replace the hard drive? Is a traditional hard drive better?)
Heatsink- Thermaltake UX100 ARGB Universal CPU Cooler (My CPU comes with a fan already... is this one needed?)
Operating System- Microsoft Windows 10 Home 32/64-Bit - USB
Greetings. What is your intended overall budget?
@Allisonbbrowning just chiming in. Share your budget as we can give more insight surrounding $$ on your build. But other than that, the build looks good.
If you stay with the B450 make sure the box packaging says "3rd gen ready" otherwise go with the B550 or the X570 motherboards. Sometimes the B450 isn't 3700 ready and you have to update the bios.
Also yes you are correct, your CPU comes with the Wraith fan cooler, so you do not need another CPU fan or heat sink.
I'd love to stay under $1500, then spend extra money on keyboard/mouse/monitors etc.
To answer @Allisonbbrowning ,your question about the parts listed,
As for Windows 10 Home 64 Bit. All you are really needing is the cheapest Authenticated Key you can get. So. Purchase the DVD, and just download the OS from Microsoft onto a USB Drive. Microsoft makes this tool available for Free on their website. Download Windows 10 (microsoft.com) (incase the short cut is blocked. "https://www.microsoft.com/software-download/windows10" Select the "Download Tool Now" button, and have a 8 to 32 GB Flash Drive available. This will created a copy of the most current build of Windows 10, thus reducing the update time, after installation. Also, will increase support for the processor, chipset, and video card, during the installation of Windows 10.
Your budget, Well, as configured with what you listed above, you are showing $1557.92 without Tax so you will be looking at $1670.00+ out the door. Hopefully with the suggestion made, you can meet your budget.
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