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Guide

Excellent Intel Gaming/Streaming Build

Description

CPU

At this budget, we're running the Intel Coffee Lake Refresh i5-9600K. The 9600K features 6 cores and will perform exceptionally well with all your gaming needs. Since it is overclockable and does not include a stock cooler, the Noctua NH-U12S has been added to the list. A cooler of this stature will allow a high overclock without overheating or becoming noisy.

Note: If you'd prefer to consider a similar build, but instead using an AMD Ryzen processor, be sure to check out our Excellent AMD Gaming Build Guide.

Motherboard

We're using a parametric filter to constantly select the best-priced motherboard while meeting selected criteria. In this case, we are filtering for Z390 chipsets for its enabled overclocking and to avoid potential BIOS update issues. The parametric filter also checks for 4 DDR4 DIMM slots for future expansion. The compatibility engine will filter out anything not compatible with the build. The motherboards are also capable of using the CPU's integrated GPU in case you need to RMA your GPU or are waiting for a sale or upgrade.

Memory

Memory needs are slowly but constantly increasing and we want to stay ahead of the curve. To this end we're using a parametric filter to choose a 16GB kit of memory within Intel's recommended specifications at the best price. The filter will only select 2x8GB kits, allowing us to leave room for extra DIMMs for future expansion.

Storage

We're use parametric filters to incorporate an SSD with at least 500GB of space. We have also added a parametric filter for a 2TB mechanical drive for mass storage, such as extra games and videos. Everyone's storage needs differ so feel free to add or remove capacity as needed.

GPU

For our GPU, the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER is one of the best price for performance cards on the market. The RTX 2070 SUPER will provide a consistent 60fps on many demanding games like PUBG at Ultra at 1080p, and even 1440p for some games like Apex Legends. It'll also handle Fortnite with zero issues. For those interested in VR, this card will have no problem playing any and and all applications currently on the market.

For streaming, the newly-updated NVENC encoding will offload the task to the GPU with a minimal performance hit using OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) while providing image quality similar to or better than x264 Fast quality.

Case

All of our components are housed in the Cooler Master MasterBox NR600. This case features a clean design and a large side window. It includes two USB3 ports, a mesh front panel for excellent airflow, and a number of cable management holes and tie-offs to help your build look cleaner.

PSU

For our power supply, we're using a parametric selection of well-reviewed semi or fully modular units, all of which are 80+ Gold certified or above and can provide plenty of power for this build.

AMD Version

Here is the AMD version of our Excellent Gaming Guide..

Compatibility: No issues or incompatibilities found.

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CPU Intel Core i5-9600K 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor
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CPU Cooler Noctua NH-U12S 55 CFM CPU Cooler
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Motherboard ASRock Z390 Pro4 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard

From parametric filter: Form Factor: ATX; Max RAM: 64 GB - 1024 GB; Chipset: Intel Z390; SLI/CrossFire: 2-Way SLI Capable, CrossFire Capable; SATA 6Gb/s Ports: 6 - 12; Onboard USB3.0 Headers: Yes

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Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory

From parametric filter: Speed: DDR4-2800, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3000, DDR4-3200, DDR4-3300, DDR4-3400; Type: 288-pin DIMM; Modules: 2 x 8GB; Heat Spreader: Yes

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Storage Crucial MX500 500 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive

From parametric filter: Capacity: 500 GB - 12000 GB; Type: SSD; Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s, M.2 (B+M), M.2 (M)

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₹5337.00
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Storage Seagate SV35.5 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive

From parametric filter: Capacity: 2000 GB - 10000 GB; Type: 7200RPM; Form Factor: 3.5"; Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s

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₹4700.00
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Video Card GALAX GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8 GB EX (1-click OC) Video Card

From parametric filter: Chipset: GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER; Cooling: 2 Fans, 3 Fans

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₹42999.00
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Case Cooler Master MasterBox NR600 (w/o ODD) ATX Mid Tower Case
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Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA G3 550 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply

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₹9147.00
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Base Total: ₹108774.00
Shipping: ₹6617.00
Total: ₹115391.00
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Comments

  • 23 days ago
  • 4 points

Sorry for my ignorance, i am just planning to build my first pc so I have little experience. Because I do a lot of compiling which is CPU-heavy, I thought about putting an 8-core CPU in this machine - is that possible with this motherboard and cooler and power supply? Thank you in advance.

  • 22 days ago
  • 5 points
  • First: Please don't apologize for not knowing, especially when you're humble enough to ask for help. It's a great thing when someone makes the decision to learn.
  • Second: If you're going for a workload that's more CPU-intensive tasks like compiling, a higher thread CPU would probably be the way to go. The intel offering for an 8 core CPU is the i7-9700 or i7-9700K. That "K" at the end of any intel CPU means this chip is unlocked for overclocking, though you'll still need a motherboard that supports overclocking. For a concise breakdown of intel CPU naming, I'd check out this page that intel provides to make sure that people know what the name means. If that hyperlink doesn't work, here's the site directly: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/processor-numbers.html.

I don't think you should be going for the Intel offering, though; AMD provides a better performing CPU in this price bracket when it comes to most productivity workloads. In this case, I'd recommend going for the 3700X, which performs worse than the 9700K by a margin of 5% to 10% in gaming, but often has a larger lead on it in productivity tasks (with the exception of something like photoshop, which tends to respond more to frequency than core/thread count). Also, the 9700K has 8 cores and 8 threads, but the 3700X has 8 cores and 16 threads. You, seeing as your compiling, would likely benefit more from the 3700X, unless you have some very specific workload that responds better to frequency. I would mention that recent AMD offerings are all unlocked to be overclocked, but that doesn't mean as much on this CPU as it doesn't seem to give much of a boost to performance when overclocked from what I've seen. Still, it's something to be kept in mind, as better cooling might net you some overclocking headroom on the chip.

If you do choose to go AMD, you'd need a different motherboard, one with the AM4 socket as opposed to the LGA1151 socket for the 9700K. If you want to keep the same motherboard price range as the one above, you'll end up getting a comparable feature set with something like the B450 Tomahawk. It only supports up to 64gb of ram as opposed to the max of 128gb on the Gigabyte Z390 board, but unless you actually intended to go above 64gb of ram, that shouldn't be a problem.

I could help you with a more detailed breakdown, but most other things in this build would stay the same. You might not need such a powerful graphics card if you don't plan to do much gaming -- meaning you can save some significant money there if you'd like -- and, if you keep the graphics card, you might want to have a slightly higher wattage power supply. Otherwise, the above build is pretty solid. You can change the case to something you find more visually appealing and/or cheaper if you'd like and, as long as it supports the size of the motherboard, you'll be fine. There are quite a few good build guides out there from reputable members of the PC enthusiast community (big names include Linus from Linus Tech Tips and Jay from JayzTwoCents) that will walk you through pretty much every step of putting it together, or, if you really don't trust yourself that much, you can hire someone to do it for you. Fair warning: if you choose to learn to build it yourself, you might soon find it more fun to build computers than to use them, a trap that I myself have fallen into.

  • 19 days ago
  • 7 points

Yeah, what he said.

  • 14 days ago
  • 2 points

Agreed. If you don't know, ask first. It is always worth asking a question and waiting for a reply if you don't know vs buying a component that won't work or putting something together and breaking it. Building a PC can be a HUGE challenge, but when your done and it is working right, wow is it worth it (for me at least.) This case will give a new builder plenty of room and a motherboard that size shouldn't cramp you. Like JaBlu3 said though, once you build your first one, you are going to think of like 10 things you would upgrade or do different on your next build and will almost immediately start planning your next one, lol.

  • 14 days ago
  • 1 point

You definitely need to go with AMD instead of Intel for what you need to do. Just go with a Ryzen 3700x with x570 motherboard, the rest doesn't need to change, unless you want to go full AMD with a 5600xt GPU. x570 motherboard is preferred because only AMD has PCIE gen 4 right now allowing you to read/write and transfer files faster with compatible PCIE4 SSDs.

  • 6 days ago
  • 1 point

Linus recently dropped a video detailing that those speeds don't matter in basically most scenarios so don't bother with x570 and go for b450 which is cheaper and has everything you need

  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

Is PC-Canada legit? is there scams there?

  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

All of the retailers listed on our site are verified and legitimate.

  • 28 days ago
  • 2 points

yes, so is PC-UK, and PC-Austrailia, they are the same website, just adjusted for that regions currency and available/reputable retailers

  • 21 days ago
  • 2 points

Does this come with windows 10 on it or do I need to purchase that as well?

  • 20 days ago
  • 1 point

You will need to purchase Windows.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

I’m looking to buy this for my first build just for Fortnite. How much FPS can I get at low settings? Can I change the ram to 3200 mhz and a different brand GTX 2070 super?

  • 1 month ago
  • 3 points

Ultra at 1440p you can get 150+ FPS. Low will be extremely easy.

  • 1 month ago
  • 0 points

I can’t wait! Thanks!

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

You could save $30 if you go with a 9600kf. Same processer just without the integrated gpu.

  • 19 days ago
  • 4 points

integrated gpu is a good fail safe to have

  • 14 days ago
  • 2 points

Agreed. If you do go with the 9600KF, make sure you have a motherboard speaker attached to get post beeps and figure out any issues you may have with GPU. This sounds kinda dumb (possibly) but I just did a build in a VERY tight ITX case with a CPU with NO onboard graphics and couldn't get post. Plugged in my motherboard speaker, got post beeps for GPU error, realized that my 6 pin wasn't fully inserted and BAM, boot screen! It's a great fail-safe, especially for new builders without alot of experience (both speaker and onboard graphics)

  • 8 days ago
  • 3 points

Also worth checking your local Micro Center, I was able to get the i5-9600K for $199.99 this weekend.

  • 7 days ago
  • 2 points

Good deal! Too bad my nearest Micro Center is 900 miles away :(

  • 3 days ago
  • 1 point

thats why you should live near one!!!!

  • 29 days ago
  • 1 point

How much FPS will I get playing gta on ultra and low??

  • 24 days ago
  • 1 point

Curious if this could handle most AAA titles at ultra on a 49" CRG90 Or new Odyssey monitor or at least on half of it. or what to upgrade to get it close? consider me a newb at building but I am fairly good at comprehending most information. advice anyone?

  • 24 days ago
  • 1 point

It will definitely depend on the title. That monitor has a huge resolution and high refresh rate so ideally you'd be looking more at a 2080 Super or 2080Ti

  • 21 days ago
  • 1 point

Hi there! Never built a PC and looking for something that will run 3D programs(Maya/Unity/Unreal) as well as something that can handle gaming. Any suggestions would be great! Thanks!

Wafflestacks!

  • 20 days ago
  • 1 point

I'd make your own post in the create a part list for me section. Requirements for 3D editing/rendering are a bit different from gaming and you want to make sure all your bases are covered.

https://pcpartpicker.com/forums/forum/27-create-a-part-list-for-me/

  • 19 days ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the heads up!

  • 13 days ago
  • 1 point

What kind of games do you want to run? AAA titles? Will you be playing VR games?

  • 7 days ago
  • 1 point

Yeah, some AAA titles. No VR

  • 20 days ago
  • 1 point

Would you consider adding a liquid cpu cooler that is about the same performance-wise as the noctua?

  • 20 days ago
  • 1 point

You can if you prefer to use a CLC instead.

  • 20 days ago
  • 1 point

Is there tutorials on how to put this stuff together? I have a laptop currently and have barely any knowledge on how to put a full on pc together

  • 20 days ago
  • 2 points

Not this specific part list but we have a number of video guides to help: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXQpf5LtNl7dbmZlxlFIO_w

  • 19 days ago
  • 1 point

Are all builds similar? Like I found a different build that’s cheaper but I still wouldn’t know what to do

  • 19 days ago
  • 1 point

It depends what you want. And not all build are similar if you want a gaming build, better gpu, if not you probably want more threads in your cpu

  • 17 days ago
  • 1 point

yea gaming, but my current pc doesn't have a good enough cpu i think

  • 14 days ago
  • 1 point

Agreed. Figure out your BUDGET first, then what you WANT, then what you NEED, then research your options. YouTube is your friend. Use it to watch and forums like this to ask ANY question. https://www.tomshardware.com/ is another great resource for build questions, the community there is pretty great. Been building gaming rigs for myself and my friends for years, and before ANY build, I hit those three sites up. If you want more variety of things to watch and learn, Gamers Nexus and Linus Tech Tips can sometimes be helpful as well.

  • 19 days ago
  • 1 point

I don’t know that much about PCs so I was wondering if this would be a good intro build to pc gaming. He wants to spend about 1k USD. Thanks for your help!

  • 19 days ago
  • 1 point

This is a great machine for a first timer but if he wants to stick closer to 1k I'd recommend looking at the Great Guides https://pcpartpicker.com/guide/sNwrxr/great-intel-gaming-build

  • 18 days ago
  • 1 point

is a 550w psu enough for a 2070 super? the recommended psu is 650w

  • 18 days ago
  • 1 point

The manufacturers estimate higher on the PSU because they do not know the rest of your components. Our site has the complete picture. Under max load this system will use less than 450w.

  • 18 days ago
  • 1 point

You should recommend the KF processor. Its cheaper by £25 (no onboard GPU) and better fit for a gaming PC.

  • 18 days ago
  • 1 point

Especially for first time builders (the largest chunk using these guides) having an IGP backup in case of issues with the build can be a life saver. While some of us have extra parts and graphics cards sitting around to swap in to the build, others will have to go out and buy new hardware or struggle to troubleshoot even minor issues.

If you are the former, then go for it and skip the IGP but for most users having that backup graphics is beneficial.

  • 17 days ago
  • 1 point

It’s a very good point indeed. But that £25 saving for the KF processor is worth mentioning I think.

  • 18 days ago
  • 1 point

Any case substitutes? Looks like the current one is mostly unavailable in Canada.

  • 16 days ago
  • 1 point

so I saw that a 2070 SUPER was too overkill for a i5 9600k, so I switched out for a nicer processor, would this work? or are there some issues with the build, and performance, I am planning on gaming Overwatch, Fortnite and Apex, and maybe other games like Splitgate Arena Warfare or Skyrim Special Edition, I also am going to be recording for youtube, and maybe streaming, I don't know about streaming though, here is the link : https://pcpartpicker.com/user/Megakittenninja/saved/#view=YYVcTW

  • 15 days ago
  • 2 points

The 2070 Super is not too overkill for the CPU. In nearly all situations the GPU is going to be the limiting factor. For feedback on your build please make your own post on the forums.

  • 15 days ago
  • 1 point

Hello, I wanted to know if I could install an intel i7 or higher instead of the i5 that comes out on this pc?

  • 15 days ago
  • 1 point

Without issue.

  • 15 days ago
  • 1 point

Thanks

  • 15 days ago
  • 1 point

If you're not working with 4k too often, swap out that 2070 for a 1070 or a used 1080ti and you can get an i7-8700k and an M.2 SSD instead of a SATA one.

  • 14 days ago
  • 1 point

Hi. This is going to be my first time building a PC and I came to this site, I really like the build here. What kind of monitor do you think I should buy with this build, and should I buy more than one?

  • 14 days ago
  • 2 points

At the very least you are looking at a 1080p144 monitor though you may want to look into 1440p144. Personally, I'd get one really nice monitor for gaming first and then you can add extra lower cost monitors later if you need them.

  • 5 days ago
  • 1 point

I see, thank you for the advice! I'll look for a nice one as soon a possible.

  • 14 days ago
  • 1 point

I have never built a computer before and I am wondering if this would run Steam VR well. I have never owned a desktop computer, so my gaming experiences haven't been the best. Just want to know if 16gb is enough memory and if the build is great for streaming simpler games such as Minecraft.

  • 14 days ago
  • 1 point

This build is more than powerful enough for the Valve index and is designed around being able to stream any game you play.

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  • 13 days ago
  • 1 point

Hey I’m trying to build my first PC and I’m trying to milk as much out of my money as possible so if you could tell me what’s the best bang for my buck PC for 1140 out there. That would be great. Also one more thing I do want the RTX 2070 super but I am willing to be persuaded.

  • 12 days ago
  • 1 point

Hi I’m planning on building this in a few weeks. Will this be able to run games such as apex above 144fps while streaming and recording? And also will it be able to do so for the next 3-4 years? Edit: should I upgrade the cpu to an I7 too? Cause I’ll be streaming and recording ALOT. And if I did that would the i7 9700k work with the motherboard? https://www.amazon.com/Intel-BX80684I79700KF-i7-9700KF-Processor-Unlocked/dp/B07MJXYX62/ref=mp_s_a_1_3?keywords=i7%2B9700k&qid=1581611232&sprefix=i7%2B&sr=8-3&th=1&psc=1 (I7 9700k linked here)

  • 12 days ago
  • 2 points

Streaming AND recording is always messy and generally requires a pretty hefty setup even beyond something like this guide depending on your configuration. You will likely be better off starting from the AMD version of this guide.

  • 5 days ago
  • 1 point

I meant either streaming or recording but thank you for replying. So would the AMD build be better for a first build or should I build this but have the I7 I mentioned in it instead?

  • 7 days ago
  • 1 point

Do you have any pc’s that can run 240fps for fortnite

  • 7 days ago
  • 1 point

Hello,

I'm basing my build off of this with some minor tweaks, I'm using a Rosewill PRISM S500 case and the RGB fans that come with it require a mobo with 5v RGB headers. It seems the motherboard that comes with this (that I planned to use) will not work with the fans. Am I better off ditching the fans that come with the case and getting my own RGB fans that work with this mobo, or should switch out the motherboard? Thank you!!

  • 7 days ago
  • 1 point

Generally speaking, it is a better idea to pay a bit more for a motherboard that will have RGB headers

  • 6 days ago
  • 1 point

Do you have any recommendations as to what would work well with this build, fit in that case and would have RGB headers? Or is there somewhere I can search through motherboards that easily state whether they have this feature? As you can tell I'm extremely new to building PCs (this is my first..)

Thanks for your help!

  • 6 days ago
  • 1 point

I'd recommend taking this part list to the forums and asking for advice from the community on an RGB compatible motherboard. Unfortunately, we don't list filters for that header at this time.

  • 6 days ago
  • 1 point

Hey, just wondering if this has a USB-C port and if not how would I have to modify the build to get a USB-C port.

Just starting to dip my toe into PC gaming. Thanks guys!

  • 6 days ago
  • 1 point

Can I swap out the case for a Corsair 200R ATX mid tower? OR another suggestion maybe. I like the front USB's a bit better. Thanks

  • 5 days ago
  • 1 point

If you click "customize this part list" you can change anything you like and see if there are compatibility issues.

  • 5 days ago
  • 1 point

Would this build be able to be upgraded and modified in the future? I’ve been playing on console for years and I’m just now starting to do research into pc streaming and gaming so I am a bit ignorant to all this but could someone help me out with this question

  • 5 days ago
  • 1 point

Absolutely, that is part of the beauty of building your own machine. You can upgrade just about any component on its own or add more parts to the build.

  • 5 days ago
  • 1 point

I’m literally three questions from buying this build. What WiFi adapter should I add before I purchase? I’m a first time noob so is there any rgb on this build? If there isn’t, is there anyway I can add rgb lights without changing it?

  • 5 days ago
  • 1 point

Recommending a 6 core NO HT processor for streaming is a terrible choice and should never be done. You will have serious fps problems both in the game and on your stream.

  • 4 days ago
  • 1 point

If you are streaming with an Nvidia GPU there is almost no performance hit on the CPU at all when using NVENC. Unless you have an incredibly powerful system or a dual system setup you really don't want to be using x264.

  • 4 days ago
  • 1 point

Im rather inexperienced when it comes to building a PC, I've done it once years ago with help from a friend so any suggestions would be appreciated.

Will this build be capable of playing Wolcen on ultra at a reasonable FPS? If not what would need to be changed to make it plausible, or if its more than capable what could I change to reduce the price to around $1k?

  • 4 days ago
  • 1 point

This system is well beyond the recommended specs for Wolcen and should have no issues playing the game.

  • 3 days ago
  • 1 point

Why the lack of an m.2 NVMe drive? An Intel 660p 512gb m.2 is $70 on Amazon meaning an addition of under $20 for significantly better performance due to sata limitations.

  • 2 days ago
  • 1 point

NVME is nearly entirely pointless for a gaming/streaming build.

  • 2 days ago
  • 1 point

The PS is borderline wattage expansion in case you decide to upgrade the CPU. Within 1-2 years the current CPU will be in need of uptick in the Coffelake family.

  • 1 day ago
  • 1 point

How many frames could I consistantly run on Rainbow six siege with this build?

  • 1 day ago
  • 1 point

144fps+ easily

  • 1 month ago
  • 0 points

434w estimated wattage with a 550w psu? this i5 can pull upwards of 200w, clocked. - Maybe not. I was able to pull a stable 5.3ghz, stable, and these guys are only pushing 5.0ghz. if considering this build please also consider a larger power supply.

https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/intel-core-i5-9600k-coffee-lake-cpu,5922-2.html

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

So what would I change in the list? I’m a noob and don’t know what to get but I do know that I would like to overclock

  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

Higher wattage PSU, hopefully from the same series recommended in the list. Also I read you will only be playing Fortnite? You definitely don't need a 2070 Super lol.

  • 1 month ago
  • 0 points

hahaha yeah but I also want to future proof just incase I decide to play other intensive AAA games. Right now my goal is 240Hz Fortnite at Comp settings. This is my new list with an updated PSU and some other stuff. Can you check it and give me feedback? There's something in the notes about NVme2 taking up a spot and disabling SATA?

https://au.pcpartpicker.com/list/bLP6q3

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Nice! No complaints anywhere, good part picking. If anything, you're spending too little on the CPU cooler... a 9600K needs something more beefy than the mainstream 212 EVO. Look up for "BeQuiet Dark Rock" for example.

The warning refers to your motherboard circuit limitations: you won't be able to use all the SATA ports if you connect an M.2 Drive, but you wouldn't be doing that anyway. To see exactly which SATA port is disabled, check the manual ;)

  • 1 month ago
  • 0 points

PSU.... Gold rated or higher. Those guys on that link were pulling 179w off their i5, non avx. TDP on that i5 is 95w. These guys show true power draw on psu's.

http://www.jonnyguru.com/

  • 1 month ago
  • 0 points

Can you check my updated version of this build? https://au.pcpartpicker.com/list/bLP6q3

PSU better and is everything compatible? Should I change the motherboard due to compatible issues?

  • 1 month ago
  • 0 points

I'm using a g2 750w, pushed my i5 to 5.3ghz and 3200 ram to 4133mt/s and had no issues with power draw, this was hours of benching prime95. If those guys were pushing 5.0ghz and drawing 179w, I was probably pushing upwards of 200w on my cpu alone. 850w gold psu will be plenty. Good luck.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

thank you so much man!!

  • 21 days ago
  • 1 point

that's not how it works a 650w is fine for even a 9700k and 2080 build

  • 29 days ago
  • 0 points

Interesting. I just don't see the merit in spending so much money for a gaming rig unless your gaming professionally. Yes, this is an awesome PC. I've built rigs from scratch and rigs from used parts and never spent this kind of money on a rig. I could build 3 PCs with this money that could handle most games.

  • 21 days ago
  • 1 point

Can you read my post?

  • 23 days ago
  • -2 points

First of all the rtx 2070 super is way too overkill for the i5 9600k; either get a better cpu, or a cheaper gpu like the rx 5600xt or the rtx 2060 ko or something. Oh, and also, if you are not planning to get any overclocking done on this then you could switch to a ryzen 5 3600 or even a ryzen 7 3700 and it would match the gpu performance (P.S. that doesn't mean that the ryzen 5 is not good enough for the rtx 2070 but it's not the best)

  • 23 days ago
  • 4 points

The GPU is not overkill it all. In the vast majority of situations the GPU will still be the limiting factor when gaming.

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  • 14 days ago
  • 1 point

Please keep feedback polite and constructive. We create guides for both AMD and Intel at similar pricepoints.

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  • 25 days ago
  • 2 points

Please make your own post in the part list opinions wanted forum

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  • 24 days ago
  • 1 point

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