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Building a gaming rig with my 13yo sons

jmsidhu

2 months ago

I am looking to build something in the 'outstanding' to 'exceptional' range for gaming (Destiny 2, CoD, Apex Legends, PUBG, possible VR in the future.) Budget is ~$2000-2500

Here is where I am currently at:

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor $309.99 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 50.5 CFM CPU Cooler $89.90 @ Amazon
Thermal Compound Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5 g Thermal Paste $6.15 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE ATX AM4 Motherboard $192.99 @ Amazon
Memory Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $97.99 @ Amazon
Storage Samsung 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $169.99 @ B&H
Storage Intel 660p Series 1.02 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $97.99 @ Newegg
Video Card NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8 GB Video Card $499.99 @ Best Buy
Case Fractal Design Meshify C ATX Mid Tower Case $89.99 @ Walmart
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA G3 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply $104.99 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit $144.99 @ B&H
Monitor Acer VG271U Pbmiipx 27.0" 2560x1440 144 Hz Monitor $399.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard Redragon K551 Wired Gaming Keyboard $38.99 @ Amazon
Mouse Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum Wired Optical Mouse $47.00 @ Amazon
Speakers Logitech Z623 200 W 2.1 Channel Speakers $99.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2390.93
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-10 21:25 EST-0500

Comments

  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor $307.99 @ Walmart
CPU Cooler Enermax Aquafusion 120 79.8 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $79.98 @ Amazon
Thermal Compound Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5 g Thermal Paste $6.15 @ Amazon
Motherboard ASRock X570 Taichi ATX AM4 Motherboard $259.99 @ Amazon
Memory Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory $99.99 @ Amazon
Storage Corsair MP510 960 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $124.99 @ Amazon
Storage Crucial P1 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $95.99 @ Amazon
Video Card NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8 GB Video Card $499.99 @ Best Buy
Case Fractal Design Meshify C ATX Mid Tower Case $89.99 @ Walmart
Power Supply EVGA G5 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply $99.99 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit $144.99 @ B&H
Monitor Acer VG271U Pbmiipx 27.0" 2560x1440 144 Hz Monitor $399.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard Redragon K551 Wired Gaming Keyboard $38.99 @ Amazon
Mouse Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum Wired Optical Mouse $47.00 @ Amazon
Speakers Logitech Z623 200 W 2.1 Channel Speakers $99.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2396.01
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-10 21:36 EST-0500
  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points
  • Are you sure you need the thermal paste (it should come preapplied with the cooler)

  • G5 has some issues, a Whisper M would be more suitable

https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/evga-supernova-750-g5-power-supply,6344.html

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Thank you. No, I am not sure of many of these component actually. I really appreciate your suggestion to look at the Whisper M.

  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor $194.00 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 50.5 CFM CPU Cooler $89.90 @ Amazon
Thermal Compound Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5 g Thermal Paste $6.15 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE ATX AM4 Motherboard $192.99 @ Amazon
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory $85.99 @ Amazon
Storage Samsung 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $169.99 @ B&H
Storage Intel 660p Series 1.02 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $97.99 @ Newegg
Video Card MSI GeForce RTX 2080 8 GB VENTUS OC Video Card $634.99 @ Newegg
Case Fractal Design Meshify C ATX Mid Tower Case $89.99 @ Walmart
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA G3 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply $104.99 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit $144.99 @ B&H
Monitor Acer VG271U Pbmiipx 27.0" 2560x1440 144 Hz Monitor $399.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard Redragon K551 Wired Gaming Keyboard $38.99 @ Amazon
Mouse Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum Wired Optical Mouse $47.00 @ Amazon
Speakers Logitech Z623 200 W 2.1 Channel Speakers $99.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2427.94
Mail-in rebates -$30.00
Total $2397.94
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-10 21:49 EST-0500

Looks good. Changed from 3700x to 3600. (Gaming Performance Difference isn't much a 1440p) Faster RAM (Ryzen benefits from faster memory speeds)

  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

Cut down the costs a bit and bumped the GPU to a 2080: - Cooler comes with thermal compound - Mobo is a bit cheaper - RAM is faster and cheaper - 2 M.2 drives that are very fast and cheaper - This case is the best around $100 IMO - Slightly cheaper more powerful PSU that's still really good - Keyboard/mouse and speakers really shouldn't eat that much cost. See how your kids do with them first IMO PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor $307.99 @ Walmart
CPU Cooler be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 50.5 CFM CPU Cooler $89.90 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS ATX AM4 Motherboard $164.99 @ B&H
Memory Patriot Viper Steel 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory $74.98 @ Amazon
Storage Corsair MP510 960 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $124.99 @ Amazon
Storage Corsair MP510 960 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $124.99 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI GeForce RTX 2080 8 GB GAMING X TRIO Video Card $623.99 @ Best Buy
Case Cooler Master MasterCase H500 ATX Mid Tower Case $113.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair RM (2019) 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply $94.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit $144.99 @ B&H
Monitor Acer VG271U Pbmiipx 27.0" 2560x1440 144 Hz Monitor $399.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard Cooler Master Devastator 3 Wired Gaming Keyboard With Optical Mouse $39.99 @ Amazon
Speakers Logitech Z533 60 W 2.1 Channel Speakers $49.99 @ Best Buy
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $2370.77
Mail-in rebates -$15.00
Total $2355.77
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-10 22:08 EST-0500
  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points
  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor $307.99 @ Walmart
CPU Cooler Scythe FUMA 2 51.17 CFM CPU Cooler $59.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI ATX AM4 Motherboard $209.99 @ Amazon
Memory Crucial Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $99.99 @ Amazon
Storage Corsair MP510 960 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $124.99 @ Amazon
Storage Intel 660p Series 1.02 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $97.99 @ Newegg
Video Card Zotac GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8 GB GAMING Video Card $699.99 @ Newegg
Case Cooler Master MasterBox MB511 RGB ATX Mid Tower Case $83.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply BitFenix Whisper M 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply $94.57 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit $115.49
Monitor Acer VG271U Pbmiipx 27.0" 2560x1440 144 Hz Monitor $399.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard Redragon K582-BA Wired Standard Keyboard With Optical Mouse $62.87 @ Amazon
Speakers Logitech Z313 25 W 2.1 Channel Speakers $27.99 @ Best Buy
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2385.83
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-10 22:02 EST-0500
  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Could I get a critique of this updated variant?

https://pcpartpicker.com/user/jmsidhu/saved/pM3PnQ

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor $307.99 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler Corsair H115i RGB PLATINUM 97 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $149.51 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE ATX AM4 Motherboard $192.99 @ Amazon
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory $74.99 @ Newegg
Storage Corsair MP510 960 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $124.99 @ Amazon
Storage Corsair MP510 960 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $124.99 @ Amazon
Video Card NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8 GB Video Card $499.99 @ Best Buy
Case Cooler Master MasterCase H500 ATX Mid Tower Case $113.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair RMx (2018) 850 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply $124.99 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit $144.99 @ B&H
Monitor Acer VG271U Pbmiipx 27.0" 2560x1440 144 Hz Monitor $399.99 @ Amazon
Mouse Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum Wired Optical Mouse $48.00 @ Amazon
Speakers Logitech Z323 30 W 2.1 Channel Speakers $47.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2355.40
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-11 16:17 EST-0500
  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker Part List

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor $309.99 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler Corsair H115i RGB PLATINUM 97 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $149.51 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE ATX AM4 Motherboard $192.99 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory $79.98 @ Amazon
Storage Corsair MP510 960 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $124.99 @ Amazon
Storage Corsair MP510 960 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $124.99 @ Amazon
Video Card NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8 GB Video Card $499.99
Case Cooler Master MasterCase H500 ATX Mid Tower Case $113.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair RMx (2018) 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply $114.99 @ Amazon
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit $115.49
Monitor Acer VG271U Pbmiipx 27.0" 2560x1440 144 Hz Monitor $399.99 @ Amazon
Mouse Logitech G502 HERO Wired Optical Mouse $48.58 @ Walmart
Speakers Logitech Z323 30 W 2.1 Channel Speakers $47.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $2323.47
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-11 19:08 EST-0500

$5 more nets 3600 CL16 RAM

850W is overkill, a 650W unit will work just as good

changed to a similar mouse

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