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best storage options for my budget?

Willoguns

2 months ago

I am going to put together this build early next year, and want to know what the best storage options would be for me, whilst still staying within my $3800 AUD budget :) Mainly going to be used for gaming @1080p

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 3.8 GHz 12-Core Processor $784.00 @ Shopping Express
Motherboard MSI MPG X570 GAMING EDGE WIFI ATX AM4 Motherboard $323.00 @ Skycomp Technology
Memory Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $276.08 @ Amazon Australia
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8 GB GAMING OC Video Card $889.40 @ Device Deal
Case NZXT H700 ATX Mid Tower Case $209.00 @ BudgetPC
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA G3 850 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply $284.90 @ Newegg Australia
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $130.00 @ Amazon Australia
Case Fan be quiet! SilentWings 3 PWM High-Speed 77.57 CFM 140 mm Fan $29.00 @ PCCaseGear
Case Fan be quiet! SilentWings 3 PWM High-Speed 77.57 CFM 140 mm Fan $29.00 @ PCCaseGear
Case Fan be quiet! SilentWings 3 PWM High-Speed 77.57 CFM 140 mm Fan $29.00 @ PCCaseGear
Case Fan be quiet! SilentWings 3 PWM High-Speed 77.57 CFM 140 mm Fan $29.00 @ PCCaseGear
Monitor Acer XB241H bmipr 24.0" 1920x1080 180 Hz Monitor $449.00 @ Austin Computers
Keyboard Logitech G213 PRODIGY Wired Gaming Keyboard $75.00 @ Amazon Australia
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $3536.38
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-10-31 16:39 AEDT+1100

I would prefer if I had a separate nvme drive from the main HDD or SSD just to keep windows and drivers separate from system?

This will also be my first build so advice/help would be great!

Comments

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

https://au.pcpartpicker.com/products/compare/CbL7YJ,6yKcCJ,BDYLrH/

  • M.2 for OS and other daily use software
  • 2.5 inch SSD game drive
  • optional HDD for everything else
  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks, this is what I was looking for! :)

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

You're welcome.

One minor thing: 32GB RAM for gaming is a waste of money, AAA titles today won't use it. By the time that occurs, memory architecture will likely be in the DDR5 realm and your DDR4 will be obsolete. Video editing, software design and other productivity software will certainly take advantage of more RAM. Are you going to be doing any video editing or software design with this PC?

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Alternative build: PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 3.8 GHz 12-Core Processor $784.00 @ Shopping Express
CPU Cooler Deepcool GAMMAXX 400 Blue 74.34 CFM CPU Cooler $32.14 @ Amazon Australia
Thermal Compound Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut 1g 1 g Thermal Paste $9.00 @ PCCaseGear
Motherboard ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming 4 ATX AM4 Motherboard $248.00 @ Shopping Express
Memory G.Skill Aegis 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $168.30 @ Newegg Australia
Storage Samsung 860 Evo 2 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $459.00 @ Amazon Australia
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2080 8 GB WINDFORCE Video Card $1089.00 @ BudgetPC
Case Fractal Design Focus G ATX Mid Tower Case $120.00 @ Mighty Ape
Power Supply Silverstone Essential 750 W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply $99.00 @ Umart
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $130.00 @ Amazon Australia
Monitor Asus ROG Strix XG258Q 24.5" 1920x1080 240 Hz Monitor $528.00 @ Shopping Express
Keyboard Logitech G213 PRODIGY Wired Gaming Keyboard $75.00 @ Amazon Australia
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $3741.44
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-10-31 22:34 AEDT+1100
  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

I think this parts list may suit you needs better while staying in budget.

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 3.8 GHz 12-Core Processor $784.00 @ Shopping Express
CPU Cooler be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 50.5 CFM CPU Cooler $119.00 @ PCCaseGear
Thermal Compound Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5 g Thermal Paste $10.00 @ Amazon Australia
Motherboard ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming 4 ATX AM4 Motherboard $248.00 @ Shopping Express
Memory G.Skill Trident Z 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $238.00 @ I-Tech
Storage HP EX920 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $194.70 @ Newegg Australia
Storage Western Digital Blue 2 TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive $78.00 @ Austin Computers
Video Card Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8 GB WINDFORCE OC 3X Video Card $837.10 @ Newegg Australia
Case Fractal Design Meshify C ATX Mid Tower Case $149.00 @ PCCaseGear
Power Supply Corsair RM (2019) 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply $158.00 @ Shopping Express
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $130.00 @ Amazon Australia
Case Fan be quiet! SilentWings 3 PWM 50.5 CFM 120 mm Fan $29.00 @ PCCaseGear
Case Fan be quiet! SilentWings 3 PWM 50.5 CFM 120 mm Fan $29.00 @ PCCaseGear
Case Fan be quiet! SilentWings 3 PWM 50.5 CFM 120 mm Fan $29.00 @ PCCaseGear
Case Fan be quiet! SilentWings 3 PWM 50.5 CFM 120 mm Fan $29.00 @ PCCaseGear
Monitor Acer XB241H bmipr 24.0" 1920x1080 180 Hz Monitor $449.00 @ Austin Computers
Keyboard Logitech G213 PRODIGY Wired Gaming Keyboard $75.00 @ Amazon Australia
Mouse Logitech G402 Wired Optical Mouse $49.00 @ Amazon Australia
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $3634.80
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-10-31 23:08 AEDT+1100

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