I am currently using this computer mostly to edit/render videos and play games. I got a few items on sale, so the end price ended up being more around $1800.
Here is a link to my build video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zO6SJ1j_GNs&feature=youtu.be
For mostly workstation uses and moderate gaming, this was a solid choice. It came shipped with 3 bent pins I had to bend back into place after having a heart attack, but it works fine. I know I could get more fps with current titles optimized for higher clocked 4 cores, but I wanted to extra juice for encoding longer, heavily edited videos. Also, I'm taking the gamble that upcoming titles will be utilizing more cores. Although I haven't tried, I suppose I could try to disable 2 of the cores and OC the remaining 4 like the old i7 950 (my old build) when I game.
The price drop to $99 and not having to buy a bracket for my 1600X Ryzen are the main reasons I went with this older model versus the V2. Keeps my 3.9 GHz OC under 60C and my case keeps it quiet.
This is a solid board to overclock Ryzen with. There are guides using this exact board to OC with which made it really easy to follow along. Included dual band wifi meant I didn't have to spend $50 on an ethernet as well. Make sure to update the chipset and bois before trying any memory and CPU overclocks!
It's shiny. Both sticks worked flawlessly when I got them. I unfortunately got them during a price spike so they were a bit expensive. They operate at the advertised speed. Did I say they are shiny? I sometimes just look at them while drinking tea and think about how far we have come as a species. Damn they are shiny.
I got this during a price drop on Amazon. It would be cheaper to get 2 of these than the 1tb version. Neat.
I got this on Massdrop for $800. It's still a lot, but I don't plan on buying another card for at least 2 generations. +85 core / +375 memory on afterburner on top of the default OC from the factory. I didn't plan on getting water cooling so this was the best option on top of being a higher binned chip.
It came shipped with minor chips on the front panel and the MOBO stand offs weren't properly threaded. For a white, minimalist case, this is great. I have rgb parts in it as well and it looks amazing with the tempered glass. Overall it will look amazing, I just can't give it a perfect score considering it wasn't shipped perfectly.
It holds my Ryzen 1600X and 1080ti overclock at full load. for at least an hour. I ended up using the included EVGA velcro ties to do cable management on the tempered glass side of my case.
Google this. Got it for $15.