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my first build and need some advice

mujahid117
  • 1 month ago

hi everyone, this is my first time building a computer and i wanted to get some advice on the items i selected for my gaming computer. i plane to use the computer for games like starcraft 2, company of heroes 2, Dota 2, Halo etc. if you are wondering about the Samsung 970 Evo, by brother in-law gave it to me for free. listed below are the components i plan to use. please let me know what you guys think and if this will be a good build.

Component: Selection Price: CPU
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor $136.69

Motherboard
MSI B450 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard $111.99

Memory
G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $69.99

Storage
Samsung 970 Evo 500 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $87.99

Video Card
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8 GB Video Card $499.99

Case
Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case $54.99

Power Supply
Corsair CXM 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply $69.75
Total: $1031.39

Comments

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

This topic has been moved from "General > General Discussion" to "Systems > Part List Opinions Wanted".

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

switch the SSD to a cheaper one and get a better PSU (TXM 650)

should be about a wash in cost changes.

  • 27 days ago
  • 1 point

You could save a lot on gpu by getting this one: ASRock Radeon RX 5500 XT 8 GB Challenger D OC Video Card (It's better and only $203.99) Let me know if this helped!!

  • 25 days ago
  • 1 point

thank you. this helps a lot

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