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Is this a smart build?

SheckelMiester

7 months ago

I'm doing my best to create a 1440p gaming pc for about $900 (not including the monitor). Any suggestions are appreciated

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/RV8HdX

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  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Doesn't look too bad,

are you going for High FPS 1440? or are you just gooing for the 60FPS bare minimum?

If you are just going for 60FPS, a 1660Ti should be enough.

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

better SSD is all I could think on for the budget:

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor $147.39 @ OutletPC
Motherboard MSI - B450-A PRO ATX AM4 Motherboard $93.80 @ Amazon
Memory Team - T-Force Vulcan 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $73.99 @ Newegg Business
Storage Crucial - BX500 120 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $19.95 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate - Barracuda 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $59.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI - GeForce RTX 2060 6 GB VENTUS OC Video Card $349.99 @ Newegg
Case Phanteks - ECLIPSE P350X ATX Mid Tower Case $69.99 @ Newegg Business
Power Supply Corsair - CXM 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply $77.98 @ Newegg
Case Fan Apevia - 312L-CWH 57.67 CFM 120 mm Fans $15.89 @ SuperBiiz
Monitor Dell - S2719DGF 27.0" 2560x1440 155 Hz Monitor $299.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1208.86
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-06-16 21:52 EDT-0400
  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Raid the piggy bank for another $20 or so and get an MSI B450 Tomahawk motherboard, which has better heat sink cooling for future upgrading. I have no argument with the rest of the list.

Edited: if you're building right now, you might consider going with a 1600 CPU and saving the change towards a Ryzen 3000 upgrade down the line. If you aren't building now, you might want to start with a Ryzen 3600.

  • 7 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the ideas, most likely I will save for the 3600 if it ends up being worth it.

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