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SellinChickens 4 days ago

I am looking for a gaming pc that can run skyrim, fallout 4 maxed with hundreds of mods such as enbs, mods that add nps and add scripts, basically a pc that can handle a heavily modded skyrim game. I would like this pc to fit a GTX 1080 in if Possible. No need for a monitor, keyboard or mouse as of now. Looking to get well under 1000 dollars with this built but as I said my Max budget is 1000 dollars. If I absolutely can't fit the GTX 1080 in this pc I am looking for the next best thing at a cheaper price. Thank you

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vagabond139 5 Builds 3 points 4 days ago

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor $149.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte - B450 AORUS ELITE ATX AM4 Motherboard $99.99 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill - Aegis 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $84.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial - MX500 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $67.95 @ B&H
Video Card Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB GAMING OC Video Card $489.99 @ Newegg
Case Cougar - MX330 ATX Mid Tower Case $43.41 @ B&H
Power Supply Corsair - CXM 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $54.99 @ Amazon
Case Fan ARCTIC - Arctic F12 PWM 57 CFM 120mm Fan $6.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $998.30
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-13 02:40 EST-0500

Basically dumped all of the money into the GPU (within reason of course, I didn't cut corners).

Those aren't super CPU heavy games even with mods so the 2600 will have no problem.

Got a good B450 board.

Got 3000Mhz 16GB RAM.

Got a 500Gb SSD becasue with some mods those games can take forever to load. You can always add more storage later. If load time isn't a concern but you want a bit more storage get a 1TB HDD.

I didn't get a GTX 1080. I got something better. The 1080 is last gen and the 2070 is a all around better card.

The case has a mesh front, tempered glass, and a basement. Added a extra fan for front intake. Can't ask for much at this budget.

Got a CXM. Normally I would like to put a bit better PSU in the build but the CXM is still fine.

$1.7 under your max budget.

SellinChickens submitter 1 point 4 days ago

Thanks I will prioritize this built