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About to build my First Gaming PC need help/opinions

I am about to order the parts for my first gaming PC and want opinions/help. My budget is under 700.

Here is the list: https://pcpartpicker.com/user/tdonn16/saved/V337P6

Any feedback will help, Thanks.
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  1. In the parts list you made, the case doesn't have a cost, do you own that specific case already or not?

    Are you also strictly limiting the expenditures to $700 max. or can you do a bit more, say, $750 or something?
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  2. change the ram to gskill, the amd compatible choice atm, ddr4 3200mhz

    the case you choose, puts the psu on the top, i think it is better to have the psu on the bottom of the case for airflow to the psu and for the case, but possibly that is my opinion only
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  3. Can be vastly improved.
    For your first PC I don't recommend pursuing overclocking since it's rather daunting for a first timer.
    Grab this.
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($199.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte - GA-AB350M-Gaming 3 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($86.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($75.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: PNY - GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB Video Card ($229.99 @ Dell Small Business)
    Case: Cooler Master - MasterBox Lite 3 (Windowless) MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair - CXM 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($26.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $698.37
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 20:25 EDT-0400
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  4. raisonjohn said:
    In the parts list you made, the case doesn't have a cost, do you own that specific case already or not?

    Are you also strictly limiting the expenditures to $700 max. or can you do a bit more, say, $750 or something?


    how about this https://pcpartpicker.com/user/tdonn16/saved/V337P6
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  5. i wouldn't call improved when going form 6 to 3 gbs on the gpu, from fast to slow to save just 50 dollars, well, that is not a real improvement

    the case is nice, better than the original one but also has the psu on the top
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  6. Chugalug_ said:
    Can be vastly improved.
    For your first PC I don't recommend pursuing overclocking since it's rather daunting for a first timer.
    Grab this.
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($199.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte - GA-AB350M-Gaming 3 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($86.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($75.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: PNY - GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB Video Card ($229.99 @ Dell Small Business)
    Case: Cooler Master - MasterBox Lite 3 (Windowless) MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair - CXM 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($26.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $698.37
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 20:25 EDT-0400


    I am concerned about future proofing this thing. would it last longer if i had a 1400 and a 6gb, or a 1600 and a 3gb
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  7. atljsf said:
    i wouldn't call improved when going form 6 to 3 gbs on the gpu, from fast to slow to save just 50 dollars, well, that is not a real improvement

    the case is nice, better than the original one but also has the psu on the top


    Do you have any case ideas?
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  8. If you can stretch your budget, I'd get this:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($199.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($65.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus - Radeon RX 580 8GB ROG STRIX Video Card ($280.98 @ Directron)
    Case: Thermaltake - Versa H15 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($38.94 @ OutletPC)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic - 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($54.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $809.31
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 20:33 EDT-0400

    If your budget is limited, downgrade your components (RAM for example, from 16GB to 8GB; and your CPU to Ryzen 5 1400):

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1400 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($157.49 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($65.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($85.98 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus - Radeon RX 580 8GB ROG STRIX Video Card ($280.98 @ Directron)
    Case: Thermaltake - Versa H15 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($38.94 @ OutletPC)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic - 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($54.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $732.80
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 20:35 EDT-0400
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  9. See above, there's only a 10% perf improvement at absolute most between the two, and the price premium is insane atm, not worth it.
    The 1600 will give you better performance.
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  10. i am like a one string banjo, atm only corsair makes most of their case with the psu on the bottom, msot people buy just the ugly but decent spec3

    another cheap popular option is inwin, the g7 but is not popular on most countries

    nzxt or zalman z3 are cheap and simple too, some thermaltake versa are nice but thermaltake cases are not popular
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  11. Thermaltake tends to be ouch level of pricey.
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  12. If you can stretch your budget, I'd get this:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($199.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($65.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus - Radeon RX 580 8GB ROG STRIX Video Card ($280.98 @ Directron)
    Case: Thermaltake - Versa H15 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($38.94 @ OutletPC)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic - 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($54.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $809.31
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 20:33 EDT-0400

    If your budget is limited, downgrade your components (RAM for example, from 16GB to 8GB; and your CPU to Ryzen 5 1400):

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1400 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($157.49 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($65.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($85.98 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus - Radeon RX 580 8GB ROG STRIX Video Card ($280.98 @ Directron)
    Case: Thermaltake - Versa H15 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($38.94 @ OutletPC)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic - 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($54.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $732.80
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 20:35 EDT-0400[/quotemsg

    Is this good (the 1060 is actually 20 dollars less on website than it says it is) https://pcpartpicker.com/user/tdonn16/saved/V337P6
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  13. atljsf said:
    i am like a one string banjo, atm only corsair makes most of their case with the psu on the bottom, msot people buy just the ugly but decent spec3

    another cheap popular option is inwin, the g7 but is not popular on most countries

    nzxt or zalman z3 are cheap and simple too, some thermaltake versa are nice but thermaltake cases are not popular


    The SPEC-04 costs 5-10 more and looks far better. :P
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  14. atljsf said:
    i am like a one string banjo, atm only corsair makes most of their case with the psu on the bottom, msot people buy just the ugly but decent spec3

    another cheap popular option is inwin, the g7 but is not popular on most countries

    nzxt or zalman z3 are cheap and simple too, some thermaltake versa are nice but thermaltake cases are not popular


    I dont really care how it looks right now, i just want something with good air flow at a low price (though i do hate black and red)
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  15. See the masterbox 5 I posted above, solid airflow for the price.
    Another option is the N200.
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  16. Chugalug_ said:
    See the masterbox 5 I posted above, solid airflow for the price.
    Another option is the N200.


    I think this is what i am going to go with https://pcpartpicker.com/user/tdonn16/saved/V337P6 The 1060 is actually 20 dollars less than it says it is
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  17. tdonn16 said:
    atljsf said:
    i am like a one string banjo, atm only corsair makes most of their case with the psu on the bottom, msot people buy just the ugly but decent spec3

    another cheap popular option is inwin, the g7 but is not popular on most countries

    nzxt or zalman z3 are cheap and simple too, some thermaltake versa are nice but thermaltake cases are not popular


    I dont really care how it looks right now, i just want something with good air flow at a low price (though i do hate black and red)


    You hate red and black so I went with blue

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($176.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($65.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Crucial - Ballistix Sport LT 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus - Radeon RX 580 8GB ROG STRIX Video Card ($280.98 @ Directron)
    Case: Deepcool - TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($36.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic - 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($54.33 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $723.69
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 21:01 EDT-0400

    I traded out the 1400 for the 1500X for less than $1 more.

    What about the OS?
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  18. What about the OS?

    I have a way of getting windows 10, how about this

    PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/mMphXH
    Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/mMphXH/by_merchant/

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1400 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($157.49 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($77.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($75.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus - Radeon RX 580 8GB ROG STRIX Video Card ($280.98 @ Directron)
    Case: Deepcool - TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($36.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA - 600W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply ($34.99 @ Best Buy)
    Total: $712.85
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 21:13 EDT-0400
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  19. tdonn16 said:
    What about the OS?


    I have a way of getting windows 10, how about this

    PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/mMphXH
    Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/mMphXH/by_merchant/

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1400 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($157.49 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($77.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($75.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus - Radeon RX 580 8GB ROG STRIX Video Card ($280.98 @ Directron)
    Case: Deepcool - TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($36.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA - 600W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply ($34.99 @ Best Buy)
    Total: $712.85
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 21:13 EDT-0400


    The parts I suggested for less than $1 more will perform better.
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  20. aquielisunari said:
    tdonn16 said:
    What about the OS?


    I have a way of getting windows 10, how about this

    PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/mMphXH
    Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/mMphXH/by_merchant/

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1400 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($157.49 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($77.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($75.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus - Radeon RX 580 8GB ROG STRIX Video Card ($280.98 @ Directron)
    Case: Deepcool - TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($36.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA - 600W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply ($34.99 @ Best Buy)
    Total: $712.85
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 21:13 EDT-0400


    The parts I suggested for less than $1 more will perform better.

    A single stick of 8 gb?
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  21. tdonn16 said:
    aquielisunari said:
    tdonn16 said:
    What about the OS?


    I have a way of getting windows 10, how about this

    PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/mMphXH
    Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/mMphXH/by_merchant/

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1400 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($157.49 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($77.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($75.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus - Radeon RX 580 8GB ROG STRIX Video Card ($280.98 @ Directron)
    Case: Deepcool - TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($36.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA - 600W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply ($34.99 @ Best Buy)
    Total: $712.85
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 21:13 EDT-0400


    The parts I suggested for less than $1 more will perform better.


    A single stick of 8 gb?



    Yes. A very small concession for a larger performance increase with the CPU. There MIGHT be a 5-10 FPS decrease in the beginning. However it is simple to eventually add another stick. Changing from a 1400 to 1500x is much more expensive. But the 1500X makes up for that. It balances out the equation and then some and then you will notice a small FPS boost when you upgrade your RAM.
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  22. Yes. A very small concession for a larger performance increase with the CPU. There MIGHT be a 5-10 FPS decrease in the beginning. However it is simple to eventually add another stick. Changing from a 1400 to 1500x is much more expensive. But the 1500X makes up for that. It balances out the equation and then some and then you will notice a small FPS boost when you upgrade your RAM.

    Ok how about this then (sorry to keep asking question)

    PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Cb8Zm8
    Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Cb8Zm8/by_merchant/

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($176.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($77.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($75.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus - Radeon RX 580 8GB ROG STRIX Video Card ($280.98 @ Directron)
    Case: Deepcool - TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($36.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA - 600W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply ($34.99 @ Best Buy)
    Total: $732.35
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 21:42 EDT-0400
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  23. Yes. A very small concession for a larger performance increase with the CPU. There MIGHT be a 5-10 FPS decrease in the beginning. However it is simple to eventually add another stick. Changing from a 1400 to 1500x is much more expensive. But the 1500X makes up for that. It balances out the equation and then some and then you will notice a small FPS boost when you upgrade your RAM.

    Ok how about this then (sorry to keep asking question)

    PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Cb8Zm8
    Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Cb8Zm8/by_merchant/

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($176.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($77.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($75.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus - Radeon RX 580 8GB ROG STRIX Video Card ($280.98 @ Directron)
    Case: Deepcool - TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($36.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA - 600W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply ($34.99 @ Best Buy)
    Total: $732.35
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 21:42 EDT-0400



    No problem. This forum was created for questions :D


    The PSU I suggested https://pcpartpicker.com/product/TgW9TW/seasonic-power-supply-m12ii520bronze is FULLY MODULAR meaning you only use the cables you NEED which makes for a neater and easier cable management. It is also more efficient than the EVGA unit with an 80+ BRONZE rating. The EVGA is only 80+ which means it's less efficient. The 520W will be fine up to the 1080 GTX. It has more advantages where it counts. The EVGA unit isn't modular.
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  24. The PSU @tdon listed is also complete crap, stay away @OP.
    Get the list I posted.
    @aquielisunari, that RX 580 is way way overpriced, stick with a 1600 and 1060 3GB.
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  25. aquielisunari said:


    Yes. A very small concession for a larger performance increase with the CPU. There MIGHT be a 5-10 FPS decrease in the beginning. However it is simple to eventually add another stick. Changing from a 1400 to 1500x is much more expensive. But the 1500X makes up for that. It balances out the equation and then some and then you will notice a small FPS boost when you upgrade your RAM.


    Ok how about this then (sorry to keep asking question)

    PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Cb8Zm8
    Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Cb8Zm8/by_merchant/

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($176.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($77.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($75.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus - Radeon RX 580 8GB ROG STRIX Video Card ($280.98 @ Directron)
    Case: Deepcool - TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($36.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA - 600W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply ($34.99 @ Best Buy)
    Total: $732.35
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 21:42 EDT-0400



    No problem. This forum was created for questions :D


    The PSU I suggested https://pcpartpicker.com/product/TgW9TW/seasonic-power-supply-m12ii520bronze is FULLY MODULAR meaning you only use the cables you NEED which makes for a neater and easier cable management. It is also more efficient than the EVGA unit with an 80+ BRONZE rating. The EVGA is only 80+ which means it's less efficient. The 520W will be fine up to the 1080 GTX. It has more advantages where it counts. The EVGA unit isn't modular.

    do you think that this one would be good? https://pcpartpicker.com/product/2wrcCJ/cooler-master-power-supply-rs550amaab1us
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  26. Chugalug_ said:
    The PSU @tdon listed is also complete crap, stay away @OP.
    Get the list I posted.
    @aquielisunari, that RX 580 is way way overpriced, stick with a 1600 and 1060 3GB.


    I think right now for me it is in between the 1060 6gb or the 580 8gb
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  27. Neither is well priced at the moment, the best value is the 1060 3GB hands down, you'd be paying $50 more for the 6GB meaning a 1500X, giving performance that's beaten by the 1600/1060 3GB anyway.
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  28. Chugalug_ said:
    The PSU @tdon listed is also complete crap, stay away @OP.
    Get the list I posted.
    @aquielisunari, that RX 580 is way way overpriced, stick with a 1600 and 1060 3GB.


    Hasn't cryptomining thoroughly messed up the prices at this price point? A 1060 6GB should be $259 and I would happily offer that one. Not really a fan of offering 3GB cards when I've exceeded 3GB VRAM usage with a 1080p 60Hz monitor(4690K, 970 FTW, 8GB RAM).
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  29. aquielisunari said:
    Chugalug_ said:
    The PSU @tdon listed is also complete crap, stay away @OP.
    Get the list I posted.
    @aquielisunari, that RX 580 is way way overpriced, stick with a 1600 and 1060 3GB.


    Hasn't cryptomining thoroughly messed up the prices at this price point? A 1060 6GB should be $259 and I would happily offer that one. Not really a fan of offering 3GB cards when I've exceeded 3GB VRAM usage with a 1080p 60Hz monitor(4690K, 970 FTW, 8GB RAM).


    I found a 1060 for 260 Which is close to its original price. would a 580 8gb be worth the 20 dollars for that it costs.
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  30. Check the actual sites, last I checked, yesterday they were all sold out up to the $280 price point, whereas a 3GB goes for $229.
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  31. tdonn16 said:
    aquielisunari said:
    Chugalug_ said:
    The PSU @tdon listed is also complete crap, stay away @OP.
    Get the list I posted.
    @aquielisunari, that RX 580 is way way overpriced, stick with a 1600 and 1060 3GB.


    Hasn't cryptomining thoroughly messed up the prices at this price point? A 1060 6GB should be $259 and I would happily offer that one. Not really a fan of offering 3GB cards when I've exceeded 3GB VRAM usage with a 1080p 60Hz monitor(4690K, 970 FTW, 8GB RAM).


    I found a 1060 for 260 Which is close to its original price. would a 580 8gb be worth the 20 dollars for that it costs.


    Is it the MSI Ov1?

    No. The 1060 6GB is the better value.
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  32. The 6GB at that price point is good value.
    Get the 1500X and that, or if you can the 1600.
    Sub it into the list I posted. :P
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  33. Chugalug_ said:
    Check the actual sites, last I checked, yesterday they were all sold out up to the $280 price point, whereas a 3GB goes for $229.


    But when it handicaps performance the value plummets. I'd rather pay a little extra for the extra VRAM to ensure VRAM won't be an issue now and a year from now. Er I'd recommend someone else, the OP to be precise, to pay a little extra.
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  34. Best answer
    Please post a final list. Curious what you chose. Thanks for giving us the opportunity to help :D. Many of us enjoy helping out here. To see a question turn into a thank you and finally a fixed problem or a complete PC or other resolution makes a good feeling indeed.

    Now if only I could have better grammar and more succinct answers. Can't have everything.
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  35. Chugalug_ said:
    The 6GB at that price point is good value.
    Get the 1500X and that, or if you can the 1600.
    Sub it into the list I posted. :P


    This is my final build
    PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/wzkDvV
    Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/wzkDvV/by_merchant/

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($176.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($77.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($75.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: PNY - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB Video Card ($279.99 @ Dell Small Business)
    Case: Deepcool - TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($36.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Cooler Master - 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($45.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $742.35
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 22:24 EDT-0400

    (if you check the website that the 1060 is sold on they actually have it for 20 dollars less than the listed price).
    Reply to tdonn16
  36. aquielisunari said:
    Please post a final list. Curious what you chose. Thanks for giving us the opportunity to help :D. Many of us enjoy helping out here. To see a question turn into a thank you and finally a fixed problem or a complete PC or other resolution makes a good feeling indeed.

    Now if only I could have better grammar and more succinct answers. Can't have everything.


    Ok here is my final list. Thank you so much for all the help, y'all are the best.

    PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/wzkDvV
    Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/wzkDvV/by_merchant/

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($176.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($77.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($75.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: PNY - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB Video Card ($279.99 @ Dell Small Business)
    Case: Deepcool - TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($36.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Cooler Master - 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($45.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $742.35
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 22:24 EDT-0400
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  37. tdonn16 said:
    Chugalug_ said:
    The 6GB at that price point is good value.
    Get the 1500X and that, or if you can the 1600.
    Sub it into the list I posted. :P


    This is my final build
    PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/wzkDvV
    Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/wzkDvV/by_merchant/

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($176.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($77.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($75.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: PNY - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB Video Card ($279.99 @ Dell Small Business)
    Case: Deepcool - TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($36.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Cooler Master - 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($45.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $742.35
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 22:24 EDT-0400

    (if you check the website that the 1060 is sold on they actually have it for 20 dollars less than the listed price).


    tdonn16 said:
    aquielisunari said:
    Please post a final list. Curious what you chose. Thanks for giving us the opportunity to help :D. Many of us enjoy helping out here. To see a question turn into a thank you and finally a fixed problem or a complete PC or other resolution makes a good feeling indeed.

    Now if only I could have better grammar and more succinct answers. Can't have everything.


    Ok here is my final list. Thank you so much for all the help, y'all are the best.

    PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/wzkDvV
    Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/wzkDvV/by_merchant/

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($176.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($77.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($75.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: PNY - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB Video Card ($279.99 @ Dell Small Business)
    Case: Deepcool - TESSERACT SW ATX Mid Tower Case ($36.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Cooler Master - 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($45.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $742.35
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 22:24 EDT-0400


    You're welcome :) You know where to come if you need more help or are considering an upgrade or would like to pay forward some help to someone else. You have already done that by selecting a solution. Someone else may have this concern and see your question.
    Reply to aquielisunari
  38. Slightly improved version. ;)
    The PSU is also very poor value, and case can be improved.
    If you want, you can keep with the case though.
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($199.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($77.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($75.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.44 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: PNY - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB Video Card ($259.00)
    Case: Corsair - SPEC-01 RED ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair - CXM 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($26.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $728.38
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-06-25 22:38 EDT-0400
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  39. Slightly improved version. ;)
    The PSU is also very poor value, and case can be improved.
    If you want, you can keep with the case though.

    I think i am going to stick with the case that i had because i really dont like red. and i switched out the PSU to this https://pcpartpicker.com/product/4LkwrH/rosewill-power-supply-glacier600m. Thanks for the help
    Reply to tdonn16
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