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2017 holiday build - any advice

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New build for next year replacing my FX8350 build with this looking to run World of warcraft Overwatch and a few other games running a 1080P 120Hz monitor any advice is appreciated
will be resuing my SSD from my old PC as its only about a year old

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($198.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Corsair - H60 54.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus - PRIME X370-PRO ATX AM4 Motherboard ($108.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill - Trident Z 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($204.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA - GeForce GTX 1070 8GB SC GAMING ACX 3.0 Black Edition Video Card ($437.89 @ B&H)
Case: Phanteks - Enthoo EVOLV ATX Mid Tower Case ($159.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G3 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($112.89 @ OutletPC)
Total: $1273.72
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    Solid build, but probably overkill in areas, and underwhelming in others.

    For example:
    1. X370 is *probably* overkill, achieving the same thing (including OCing, forgoing SLI support) on the B350 chipset.
    2. The H60 is very much a "budget" AIO. The stock cooler, included with the 1600 should rival it within a couple of degrees.
    3. Given how (relatively) light those titles are, a 1070 could be argued as overkill - but if you want to do High settings 120Hz, it's probably not a bad buy.
    4. That PSU, while a great unit, is completely overkill for such a build. Total max power draw is going to be in the 300W range. Add in a bit more for OCing and some efficiency headroom, and a good quality 500-550W unit would be more than enough.

    Saving >$150, and performance-wise, I'd expect it to perform identically.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($198.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: MSI - B350 TOMAHAWK PLUS ATX AM4 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Team - Dark 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($179.89 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA - GeForce GTX 1070 8GB SC GAMING ACX 3.0 Black Edition Video Card ($437.89 @ B&H)
    Case: Phanteks - Enthoo EVOLV ATX Mid Tower Case ($159.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G2 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($75.00 @ Amazon)
    Total: $1121.75
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-12-07 16:52 EST-0500

    If it were me, I'd even drop to mATX on the board (B350 generally speaking, is a waste on full ATX) and drop the case to the mATX equivalent.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($198.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Asus - PRIME B350M-E Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Team - Dark 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($179.89 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA - GeForce GTX 1070 8GB SC GAMING ACX 3.0 Black Edition Video Card ($437.89 @ B&H)
    Case: Phanteks - Enthoo Evolv TG (Black) MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($139.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G2 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($75.00 @ Amazon)
    Total: $1096.74
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-12-07 17:01 EST-0500

    Ducks you under $1,100. Performance-wise, should be identical....and it's a little smaller of a footprint too (with Tempered Glass, if that's your thing) - although the Enthoo cases <ATX do cheap out a bit in their build materials from all Steel/Aluminium to some plastic.
    Reply to Barty1884
  2. Put the extra $150 dollars you save in the build above, and put it into a gtx 1080
    Reply to Agathor
  3. Barty gave a nice suggestion. If I were you, I would upgrade to a 1070ti which is around 450 bucks and spend the rest of that saved cash on a g sync monitor.
    Reply to Lucky_SLS
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