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Georgie1471 1 month ago

Georgie1471 0 seconds ago Hey, I am new to the PC arena and was wondering if I could get some help. I am going to hopefully build my own PC I was wondering how hard it would be to actually build one I've seen linus's videos and Bitwits they make it seem very easy but I don't know if it will correlate to me. My dad insists that I Should get( https://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/computing/desktop-pcs/desktop-pcs/msi-infinite-a-8rd-275uk-intel-core-i5-gtx-1070-gaming-pc-2-tb-hdd-128-gb-ssd-10182423-pdt.html ) but I just didn't see if I should.

Any help is GREATLY appreciated. The build is below along with link https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/LkWCQZ

CPU | [Intel - Core i7-9700K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor] £383.99 @ Aria PC

CPU Cooler | [NZXT - Kraken M22 Liquid CPU Cooler]£79.99 @ Amazon UK

Motherboard | [ASRock - Z390 Pro4 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard]£104.21 @ Novatech

Memory | [G.Skill - NT Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2133 Memory]£80.39 @ Amazon UK

Storage | [Kingston - A400 240 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive]£28.99 @ Aria PC

Storage | [Seagate - Barracuda 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive]£55.99 @ CCL Computers

Video Card | [Zotac - GeForce GTX 1070 8 GB Mini Video Card]£269.98 @ Ebuyer

Case | [Thermaltake - Versa J21 Tempered Glass Edition ATX Mid Tower Case]| £49.90 @ Amazon UK

Power Supply | [EVGA - SuperNOVA G3 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply]£108.87 @ Ebuyer

Sound Card | [Asus - Xonar DGX 24-bit 96 kHz Sound Card]£34.98 @ Aria PC

Wired Network Adapter | [TP-Link - TG-3468 PCI-Express x1 1000 Mbit/s Network Adapter] £8.99 @ Novatech

Wireless Network Adapter | [Linksys - WUSB6300 USB 3.0 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter] | £26.38 @ PC World Business

Monitor | [Asus - VG248QE 24.0" 1920x1080 144 Hz Monitor] £199.97 @ Amazon UK

Other| Windows and office| A Key Code

| Total | £1432.63

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ImperiousBattlestar 1 point 1 month ago

Probably would go the DIY route, but with some extensive changes

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i5-9600K 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor £250.99 @ Aria PC
CPU Cooler Scythe - Mugen 5 Rev. B 51.17 CFM CPU Cooler £56.97 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard Gigabyte - Z390 AORUS PRO WIFI ATX LGA1151 Motherboard £162.48 @ Amazon UK
Memory Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory £109.50 @ Amazon UK
Storage Crucial - MX500 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive £59.84 @ Amazon UK
Storage Seagate - Barracuda 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £55.99 @ CCL Computers
Video Card *Palit - GeForce RTX 2060 6 GB GamingPro OC Video Card £334.99 @ Box Limited
Case Thermaltake - Versa J24 TG RGB ATX Mid Tower Case £60.34 @ Ebuyer
Power Supply Corsair - RMx (2018) 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply £84.98 @ CCL Computers
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full 32/64-bit £104.88 @ More Computers
Monitor AOC - G2590FX 24.5" 1920x1080 144 Hz Monitor £195.78 @ Amazon UK
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £1476.74
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-13 21:31 GMT+0000
Georgie1471 submitter 1 point 1 month ago

Oh okay, thanks for the help - I was just wondering why you changed the parts not asking in an aggressive way more an intrigued way since I'm not the most PC savvy person

ImperiousBattlestar 1 point 1 month ago
  • Most of those extra cards weren’t needed (as motherboard components have come a long way)

  • Newer GPU, with higher performance (2060 is similar in performance to a 1070TI)

  • Better storage devices (quality and speed)

  • AIOs might be pretty, but they come at the cost of increased maintenance, potentially higher noise levels, and the possibility of leaks. A good HSF will do the job just as well, without any penalties

  • The case you had had a closed in front panel, which doesn’t do much for system airflow. I’ve picked a case with a meshed front panel, to maximise system airflow (only drawback is that meshed cases are slightly noisier, but I don’t think you’ll notice)