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Shnikens 2 months ago

I decided to build my own PC when I found a GTX 1070 and a monitor for an amazing deal online. So made a build around that and have already ordered the parts. Did i pick the right stuff or did i mess up.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor $160.98 @ Newegg
Motherboard ASRock - B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $69.71 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill - Aegis 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $124.99 @ Newegg
Storage ADATA - Ultimate SU800 512GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $77.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card EVGA - GeForce GTX 1070 8GB SC GAMING ACX 3.0 Black Edition Video Card $220.00
Case Fractal Design - Meshify C Mini Dark TG MicroATX Mini Tower Case $75.77 @ Amazon
Power Supply EVGA - SuperNOVA G3 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $59.77 @ B&H
Monitor Acer - GN246HL 24.0" 1920x1080 144Hz Monitor $100.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $919.11
Mail-in rebates -$30.00
Total $889.11
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-10-12 11:23 EDT-0400

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philip staff 10 Builds 1 point 1 month ago
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Shnikens submitter 2 points 2 months ago

I was going to get the I5 8400 but it was $35 more expensive and I also wanted to play around with overclocking in the future. I did research and saw that when overclocked the R5 2600 is on par (if not better) than the i5 8400 in most titles.

As for the g-sync, I would have liked a monitor that had it but they are just not in my budget. Maybe one day when I have the funds i will really get to build my dream I7, RTX, Custom Water Loop, Itx build(love the small form factor pc's).

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Shnikens submitter 1 point 1 month ago

That is impressive. Do you keep your I5-8600k overclocked constantly? If so what cooler do you use? Withing the next few months I want to upgrade from my stock cooler so that i can overclock the 2600 and I am doing research on what the best overclock to have, what are the safe temperatures for my cpu, and is it okay to have the overclock on 24/7, and what would be a good cooler for me?

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Shnikens submitter 1 point 1 month ago

This helps allot thanks. Sounds like you have yourself a golden chip there(knock on wood). Okay so i guess ill make my decision about the cooler once i build the pc and play around with and see how my cop acts. I just watched some videos on youtube and people seem to be getting the r5 2600 up to a 4.2ghz overcolck fairly easily with a decent air cooler.

Well this all sound fun to me i can't wait to get in there an play around thanks for the help i appreciate it.