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Need help with first build please

Thegibboning

8 months ago

https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/user/Thegibboning/saved/ Would anyone recommend any changes to this build? Going wuth an acer predator xb241h gsync monitor

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  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

looks good

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

If your going with a high Hz, 1080p monitor I would recommend intel with a decent 1080p GPU.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i5-8600K 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor £223.40 @ Alza
CPU Cooler Thermaltake - Contac Silent 12 74.33 CFM CPU Cooler £29.49 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard ASRock - Z370M Pro4 Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard £86.99 @ Amazon UK
Memory Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory £85.98 @ Aria PC
Storage Patriot - Burst 480 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive £49.97 @ Amazon UK
Video Card MSI - GeForce RTX 2060 6 GB VENTUS OC Video Card £329.99 @ Amazon UK
Case Thermaltake - Versa H18 Tempered Glass MicroATX Mini Tower Case £56.03 @ Amazon UK
Power Supply Corsair - TXM Gold 550 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply £66.99 @ Amazon UK
Case Fan ARCTIC - Arctic F14 PWM 77.3 CFM 140mm Fan £7.09 @ Amazon UK
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £935.93
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-17 11:59 GMT+0000
  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Any particular reason why intel over amd?

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Intel has higher single core speed.

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Thankyou. Im looking now at maybe an intel i5 8400 just as its a bit cheaper than the 8600k. Would you think thats viable?

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Hi crofter. Ive changed up my build slightly per your suggestion to change to intel cpu. Here it is https://au.pcpartpicker.com/user/Thegibboning/saved/#view=TB4RJx Do you still recommend the 1080 gtx and 8600k?

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i5-8400 2.8 GHz 6-Core Processor $304.00 @ Shopping Express
CPU Cooler CRYORIG - H7 49 CFM CPU Cooler $65.00 @ PCCaseGear
Motherboard ASRock - Fatal1ty B360 Gaming K4 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $129.00 @ Shopping Express
Memory Kingston - HyperX Fury 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $179.00 @ Mwave Australia
Storage Crucial - BX500 240 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $49.00 @ Austin Computers
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $54.50 @ Shopping Express
Video Card Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB WINDFORCE Video Card $769.00 @ Austin Computers
Case NZXT - H500 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $118.80 @ Newegg Australia
Power Supply Antec - Earthwatts Gold Pro 550 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $105.00 @ IJK
Monitor Acer - XB241H bmipr 24.0" 1920x1080 180 Hz Monitor $449.00 @ Umart
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2222.30
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-18 14:30 AEDT+1100
  • No need for a Z370 with a locked chip
  • Better PSU
  • Larger SSD (120GB will be eaten up quickly)
  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice thankyou. Ill go back to the drawing board haha

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Any recommendations for the motherboard? The build also includes a 1tb hdd

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Micro ATX board in a ATX mid tower might look a bit small, but that's just personal preference though.

  • 8 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the tip. Im switching to an intel cpu so ill look at getting a bigger motherboard to suit intel

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