[SOLVED] $2000 or less build

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Approximate Purchase Date: As soon I decide what to get

Budget Range: Would like to be under $2000

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming , watching shows on Hulu , Duel monitors so I can do both at the same time .listen to music,

Are you buying a monitor: No . I have what I think is a good monitor.

Parts to Upgrade: CPU, mobo, RAM and maybe a new SSD..anything that I haven't thought of.

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg, amazon or whatever.

Location: Memphis , TN. (We have a newegg here where I use willcall for local pickup )

Parts Preferences: probably intel . I'm a Gigabyte MB fan .

Overclocking: Probably not .

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Mostly play World of Warcraft .A quiet PC would be nice but performance comes 1st.

It's been about 5 years since my last build and my MB and GPU have failed. I'm ready for an upgrade.

This is what I have from my old build:
LG Electronics Gaming 24GM77-B 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00P0EOX1S/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05__o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Fractal Design Define R4 Black Silent ATX Midtower Computer Case
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811352020
SAMSUNG 840 Pro Series 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MZ-7PD256BW
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147193

WD Blue 1TB Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD10EZEX - OEM
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822236339
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO - CPU Cooler with 120mm PWM Fan
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099
XFX P1-650X-XXB9 650W ATX12V 2.2 & ESP12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207022
SAMSUNG DVD Burner 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 24X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM SATA Model SH-224DB/BEBE
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827151266
My 2nd monitor is nothing fancy but fine for now I think. ..Samsung SyncMaster 2433BW
I'm thinking I may need to upgrade the hard drives too.
Any advice is very much appreciated.
I hope I didn't leave anything out.
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That is a pretty big budget for the number of parts. Here is my thought.

i7-9700k 8 cores of high clock speed. You could use the i9-9900k as well if you wanted. RTX2080 which should be overkill for 1080p 144hz, you can also opt for the RTX2080Ti. Or spend less on an RTX2070 or RTX2060.

Added some Corsair SP120 fans to mount to the CPU cooler. You can get a few more if you want, or get some AF120 to use as case fans. (Or any other fan really) While you can overclock the CPU, the Evo212 should be enough for stock settings. Though, if you wanted to overclock, a liquid CPU cooler, or a much larger heatsink would be advisable.

Tossed in a 500GB M.2 SSD for the OS. You can wipe your old SSD and use it for anything you want to go quickly. You can also add or replace some new spinning disks.

Only difference I saw between the Pro and Elite versions of that motherboard was the inclusion of an extra m.2 thermal solution, they were the same price though.

Not everything is through newegg, but they should offer most of these things for a little more or have decent equivalents.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel - Core i7-9700K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor ($409.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master - Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (Purchased For $0.00)
Motherboard: Gigabyte - Z390 AORUS ELITE ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($179.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($114.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung - 840 Pro Series 256 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (Purchased For $0.00)
Storage: Samsung - 970 Evo 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($149.99 @ Dell)
Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (Purchased For $0.00)
Video Card: Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2080 8 GB WINDFORCE Video Card ($699.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Fractal Design - Define R4 (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case (Purchased For $0.00)
Power Supply: XFX - 650 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (Purchased For $0.00)
Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($98.89 @ OutletPC)
Case Fan: Corsair - Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.74 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.06 @ OutletPC)
Monitor: LG - 24GM77 24.0" 1920x1080 144 Hz Monitor (Purchased For $0.00)
Total: $1680.90
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-14 14:09 EST-0500
 
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That is a pretty big budget for the number of parts. Here is my thought.

i7-9700k 8 cores of high clock speed. You could use the i9-9900k as well if you wanted. RTX2080 which should be overkill for 1080p 144hz, you can also opt for the RTX2080Ti. Or spend less on an RTX2070 or RTX2060.

Added some Corsair SP120 fans to mount to the CPU cooler. You can get a few more if you want, or get some AF120 to use as case fans. (Or any other fan really) While you can overclock the CPU, the Evo212 should be enough for stock settings. Though, if you wanted to overclock, a liquid CPU cooler, or a much larger heatsink would be advisable.

Tossed in a 500GB M.2 SSD for the OS. You can wipe your old SSD and use it for anything you want to go quickly. You can also add or replace some new spinning disks.

Only difference I saw between the Pro and Elite versions of that motherboard was the inclusion of an extra m.2 thermal solution, they were the same price though.

Not everything is through newegg, but they should offer most of these things for a little more or have decent equivalents.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel - Core i7-9700K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor ($409.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master - Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (Purchased For $0.00)
Motherboard: Gigabyte - Z390 AORUS ELITE ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($179.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($114.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung - 840 Pro Series 256 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (Purchased For $0.00)
Storage: Samsung - 970 Evo 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($149.99 @ Dell)
Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (Purchased For $0.00)
Video Card: Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2080 8 GB WINDFORCE Video Card ($699.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Fractal Design - Define R4 (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case (Purchased For $0.00)
Power Supply: XFX - 650 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (Purchased For $0.00)
Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($98.89 @ OutletPC)
Case Fan: Corsair - Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.74 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.06 @ OutletPC)
Monitor: LG - 24GM77 24.0" 1920x1080 144 Hz Monitor (Purchased For $0.00)
Total: $1680.90
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-14 14:09 EST-0500
 
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Thank you ,Eximo. That looks pretty good. I think I'll order it tomorrow. I found that M.2 SSD at Amazon for $129 and went ahead and ordered one.
 
This is how I'd personally do it. I only recommended the parts I would change.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel - Core i7-9700K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor ($409.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: be quiet! - Dark Rock 4 CPU Cooler ($68.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte - Z390 AORUS PRO WIFI ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($199.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance RGB Pro 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($118.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB WINDFORCE Video Card ($498.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: Corsair - RMx (2018) 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Case Fan: be quiet! - SilentWings 3 pwm 59.5 CFM 140mm Fan ($26.90 @ Amazon)
Case Fan: be quiet! - SilentWings 3 PWM 50.5 CFM 120mm Fan ($20.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $1424.83
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-15 00:47 EST-0500


Your Hyper 212 Evo should be enough if you don't overclock but if you're looking for performance and silence. BeQuiet's Dark Rock and Dark Rock Pro CPU coolers are the way to go.

I'd personally upgrade the PSU to something better although technically yours is enough in terms of wattage.

BeQuiet fans are nice for silence since you've already gone for a silent case.

Your storage is enough and fast as well. If you want to step it up, there's always NVMe, which is much faster than 2.5" SSDs but you won't feel a crazy difference in load times. Also comes at a high price.

I'm not a big fan of tge RTX 2080. Personally, I think the 2070 is a much better price/performance ratio. The 20% premium doesn't justify the 10% performance increase for me. But you've got 500$ to spare from your 2k budget, so go crazy or pimp out your rig with RGB or get some crazy big and fast storage.
 

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Thank you , julienruc. I am considering your suggestions . I'm all for saving money where I can. I also want to build a solid machine that will last .
I am very concerned with the reviews over at newegg on the RTX cards. There seems to be a serious issue with these cards. Any thoughts on that ?
 

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There were some early issues with Turing cards, if you happen to get one that is bad it is just a matter of getting it swapped for a good one. You would be able to use the Intel video while you wait.

Keep in mind that you mostly see negative reviews everywhere. People who experience no problems and understood the expectations of the card will not post at all.
 

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Not everything is through newegg, but they should offer most of these things for a little more or have decent equivalents.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel - Core i7-9700K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor ($409.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master - Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (Purchased For $0.00)
Motherboard: Gigabyte - Z390 AORUS ELITE ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($179.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($114.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung - 840 Pro Series 256 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (Purchased For $0.00)
Storage: Samsung - 970 Evo 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($149.99 @ Dell)
Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (Purchased For $0.00)
Video Card: Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2080 8 GB WINDFORCE Video Card ($699.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Fractal Design - Define R4 (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case (Purchased For $0.00)
Power Supply: XFX - 650 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (Purchased For $0.00)
Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($98.89 @ OutletPC)
Case Fan: Corsair - Air Series SP120 High Performance Edition (2-Pack) 62.74 CFM 120mm Fans ($27.06 @ OutletPC)
Monitor: LG - 24GM77 24.0" 1920x1080 144 Hz Monitor (Purchased For $0.00)
Total: $1680.90
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-14 14:09 EST-0500
A Hyper 212 Evo for a 9700K? Really? I'd get at least a Cryorig H5 or something mid-range from Noctua instead.
 
A Hyper 212 Evo for a 9700K? Really? I'd get at least a Cryorig H5 or something mid-range from Noctua instead.
Yes it is a bad idea if he plans to OC CPU. But he can temporarily use it till he can allocate budget towards a new Cooler. With 2K budget he should get a new CPU Cooler though. If initially OP plans to use preowned Cooler it is recommended to leave the CPU at stock settings and not OC it.
 

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I can vouch for a Evo 212 doing okay on an overclocked i7-4770k (4.3Ghz @ 1.29) with some decent fans. The stock fan is noisy and not great. Not the best heatsink, but still decent for the money. Some good thermal compound, coincidentally that should be added to the build list if you are re-using a cooler (Some Arctic MX-4 is a good choice for the Evo), and I think it would do okay.

He stated "probably not" on overclocking. With MCE off it should be fine.

A replacement cooler is a small cost though compared to the build, so any of the other suggestions would be fine.

If we wanted to go true cost/performance, then an i5-8400 is probably enough. I was just using the budget available to what I might purchase myself.
 
I can vouch for a Evo 212 doing okay on an overclocked i7-4770k (4.3Ghz @ 1.29) with some decent fans. The stock fan is noisy and not great. Not the best heatsink, but still decent for the money. Some good thermal compound, coincidentally that should be added to the build list if you are re-using a cooler (Some Arctic MX-4 is a good choice for the Evo), and I

He stated "probably not" on overclocking. With MCE off it should be fine.

A replacement cooler is a small cost though compared to the build, so any of the other suggestions would be fine.

If we wanted to go true cost/performance, then an i5-8400 is probably enough. I was just using the budget available to what I might purchase myself.
Sadly the power-draw of new Intel series is crazy and way above what they are listing even at stock. Evo 212 is definitely a decent cooler way better than stock but cannot satisfy OC needs of 9th-gen Intel i7 and i9.
 

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Sadly the power-draw of new Intel series is crazy and way above what they are listing even at stock. Evo 212 is definitely a decent cooler way better than stock but cannot satisfy OC needs of 9th-gen Intel i7 and i9.
Overclocking wasn't on the table. I am talking stock settings MCE off. Worst case the CPU would throttle under an AVX load, but probably not while playing WoW. Though everything I am reading is saying the stock voltage for the i7-9700k is too high, and manually setting it somewhere between 1.25 and 1.275 is ideal.

If overclocking is desired it is NOT an adequate cooler.

The key here is the OP already has one. A pair of new fans since the old one will have been used a while and it wasn't great to start with.

I can pull out my old rig and run that CPU at 1.35 volts 4.5Ghz (Which I know it can do, I just wasn't comfortable with it 24/7, even when it was water cooled) which is about 180W and see how it does. 1.29 volts is around 150W. Gaming temps were in the high 60s. At the time that was paired with an air cooled GTX1080 while I started piecing together my current build.

Anandtech's review of the i7-9700k shows a stock full load as being 124.27W.

https://www.anandtech.com/show/13400/intel-9th-gen-core-i9-9900k-i7-9700k-i5-9600k-review/21

So based on that information, pretty sure it would work.
 
Overclocking wasn't on the table. I am talking stock settings MCE off. Worst case the CPU would throttle under an AVX load, but probably not while playing WoW. Though everything I am reading is saying the stock voltage for the i7-9700k is too high, and manually setting it somewhere between 1.25 and 1.275 is ideal.

If overclocking is desired it is NOT an adequate cooler.

The key here is the OP already has one. A pair of new fans since the old one will have been used a while and it wasn't great to start with.

I can pull out my old rig and run that CPU at 1.35 volts 4.5Ghz (Which I know it can do, I just wasn't comfortable with it 24/7, even when it was water cooled) which is about 180W and see how it does. 1.29 volts is around 150W. Gaming temps were in the high 60s. At the time that was paired with an air cooled GTX1080 while I started piecing together my current build.

Anandtech's review of the i7-9700k shows a stock full load as being 124.27W.

https://www.anandtech.com/show/13400/intel-9th-gen-core-i9-9900k-i7-9700k-i5-9600k-review/21

So based on that information, pretty sure it would work.
Yes for stock settings Evo 212 will do fine. Better to set voltage to 1.25 manually but even without doing that Evo 212 will not throttle unless OP lives where Summers get extremely hot.
 

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I can vouch for a Evo 212 doing okay on an overclocked i7-4770k (4.3Ghz @ 1.29) with some decent fans. The stock fan is noisy and not great. Not the best heatsink, but still decent for the money. Some good thermal compound, coincidentally that should be added to the build list if you are re-using a cooler (Some Arctic MX-4 is a good choice for the Evo), and I think it would do okay.
But a 4770K =/= the 9700K, we're now several generations removed from that CPU. 2019 CPUs require a lot more cooling than a 2014 CPU did. And I'll give you that a 212 Evo worked great on the 4770K (because I had a 4690K and a 212 Evo) but those CPUs could run on that type of cooler because they were so good thermal wise. The thermals have changed a lot in the last couple of years and now those coolers aren't as good as they used to be.
 
But a 4770K =/= the 9700K, we're now several generations removed from that CPU. 2019 CPUs require a lot more cooling than a 2014 CPU did. And I'll give you that a 212 Evo worked great on the 4770K (because I had a 4690K and a 212 Evo) but those CPUs could run on that type of cooler because they were so good thermal wise. The thermals have changed a lot in the last couple of years and now those coolers aren't as good as they used to be.
Yes you are correct. But at stock clock speeds it will not face problem maintaining the temps in check.
 
Anyhow advice for OP as he is spending a good 2K is to go for a better cooler if he is comfortable spending extra for a cooler even if has no plans of OC. But if OP decides to stick with old Cooler he still has to buy thermal paste and IA to clean the residue. In any case both are feasible solutions.
 

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But a 4770K =/= the 9700K, we're now several generations removed from that CPU. 2019 CPUs require a lot more cooling than a 2014 CPU did. And I'll give you that a 212 Evo worked great on the 4770K (because I had a 4690K and a 212 Evo) but those CPUs could run on that type of cooler because they were so good thermal wise. The thermals have changed a lot in the last couple of years and now those coolers aren't as good as they used to be.
That is a real world example I have in my hands, nothing more. I can pull numbers to support my position. I know how much wattage that consumes and what those particular fans do to that cooler.

I get that junction temperatures and heating characteristics internally will be a little different due to the architecture and die shrink, but not as drastic as you are making it out to be. Heat gets to the heatspreader and will get taken away by whatever cooling solution. As long as it can keep up. If your position is that it can't, I'll cite you these:

Hyper 212 on an i7-9700k
"It hasn't been an issue at all for me. I overclocked it today using the easyboost to 5ghz. Using the TimeSpy 3D Mark could test, I recorded 50c for my temp and playing VR it hovers around there too (I havey CPU fan to Max out at 65c... So about 90% at 50c). The hottest yet has been the stress test while enabling the easy boost; that peaked at 73c. Right now it's idling at 25c with 38% fan speed on the CPU, and system fans 30-50%."
UPDATE 2/10/2019: Overclocked the CPU to 5.0GHz to see what could be pulled out of the CPU/cooler combination. Temp maxed out at 97c, and I dare not go any further. Backing down to 4.6GHz, the max CPU temp I saw during the benchmark was 73c.

Hyper 212X on i7-9700k
"Thank you! Honestly, the 212x is fine - I'm sitting at 33*C idle here. If I was going to overclock seriously I would probably get something stronger, but for $49 AUD the 212X was the sweet spot for me."

Interestingly a few running 9900k. They weren't as eloquent though or left no comments:
Evo 212 on i9-9900k
"The hyper 212 does fine"

These are from PCPartpicker completed builds. Not all of them are using the stock fans that came with the coolers.
 

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Here's what I'm thinking:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant
Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
CPU | Intel - Core i7-9700K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor | $418.89 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler | be quiet! - Dark Rock 4 CPU Cooler | $68.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard | Gigabyte - Z390 AORUS PRO WIFI ATX LGA1151 Motherboard | $202.98 @ SuperBiiz
Memory | G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory | $114.99 @ Newegg Business
Storage | Samsung - 970 Evo 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive | $149.99 @ Dell
Video Card | Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB WINDFORCE Video Card | $498.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply | Corsair - RMx (2018) 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply | $79.99 @ Newegg
Operating System | Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit | $98.89 @ OutletPC
Case Fan | be quiet! - SilentWings 3 pwm 59.5 CFM 140mm Fan | $26.90 @ Amazon
Case Fan | be quiet! - SilentWings 3 pwm 59.5 CFM 140mm Fan | $26.90 @ Amazon
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total (before mail-in rebates) | $1717.51
| Mail-in rebates | -$30.00
| Total | $1687.51
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-15 21:05 EST-0500 |
 
Here is the list:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel - Core i7-9700K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor ($418.89 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Corsair - H100i PRO 75 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($84.89 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte - Z390 GAMING X ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill - Aegis 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2800 Memory ($84.99 @ Newegg Business)
Storage: Crucial - MX500 500 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($67.95 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA - GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11 GB Black Video Card ($1069.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Phanteks - Enthoo Pro ATX Full Tower Case ($99.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair - RMx (2018) 850 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $2066.68
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-16 00:03 EST-0500


If budget pushed to max. This is the performance you get. You can save few bucks going AMD route for CPU.
This is and additional option for you.
 
Thank you . My goal isn't to spend all the money though. What about the parts in my list ?
Not bad at all. But you could have got better performance if you opted for AMD Ryzen build for similar price.
That RTX2070 can support dual 1080p monitors. But just don't try to upgrade even to 1440p in future as you will see a big performance hit by doing that.
No complains with the list.
 

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A friend is telling me that I need to get a 4k monitor to go with this . Any suggestions on a new 2nd monitor , or should I bring this question over to the display forums?
This would be separate from my build budget . Something under or around $300 ?
 

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There are 4K panels out there for $300, but they aren't the best. If you are going with the RTX2080Ti than 4K is an option. RTX2070 and it will struggle to keep higher frame rates in many games.

WoW isn't all that demanding graphically so at 4K the RTX2070 would probably do okay.

As a compromise a 21:9 panel 3440x1440 would give you a nice field of view, but again the RTX2070 is a little light.

I find 2560x1440 a decent compromise between performance and resolution. However, the decent panels are starting around $300.

$300 1440p 27" with adjustable stand and IPS
https://pcpartpicker.com/product/YZn2FT/benq-monitor-gw2765ht

$275 Here is the only 4K panel that made the list, only 23.8"
https://pcpartpicker.com/product/HKL7YJ/lg-24ud58-b-238-3840x2160-60hz-monitor-24ud58-b

$475 3440x1440 IPS (cheapest one worth getting)
https://pcpartpicker.com/product/zQ66Mp/lg-34ub88-p-340-3440x1440-75hz-monitor-34ub88-p
 

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I've already ordered the RTX2070 so if it can't handle a 4k then I'll just move on from that idea. The thing is I like having duel monitors just so I can look things up on the web or watch tv or w/e while playing a game. Right now my main monitor looks to be compatible with the new build:
LG Electronics Gaming 24GM77-B 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00P0EOX1S/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05__o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
However my 2nd monitor only has DVI connections. (SyncMaster 2433BW) and there are no DVI ports on the 2070 or the MB that is coming.
So it looks like I'm going to need a new monitor . I can either replace my main and use it for 2nd monitor or keep it as my main and replace the other one with something with a DP connector. Just looking for my best option with the new build.
This is what I ordered except I got the 750w ps instead of the 650.

CPU | Intel - Core i7-9700K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor | $418.89 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler | be quiet! - Dark Rock 4 CPU Cooler | $68.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard | Gigabyte - Z390 AORUS PRO WIFI ATX LGA1151 Motherboard | $202.98 @ SuperBiiz
Memory | G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory | $114.99 @ Newegg Business
Storage | Samsung - 970 Evo 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive | $149.99 @ Dell
Video Card | Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB WINDFORCE Video Card | $498.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply | Corsair - RMx (2018) 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply | $79.99 @ Newegg
Operating System | Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit | $98.89 @ OutletPC
Case Fan | be quiet! - SilentWings 3 pwm 59.5 CFM 140mm Fan | $26.90 @ Amazon
Case Fan | be quiet! - SilentWings 3 pwm 59.5 CFM 140mm Fan | $26.90
 

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There are HDMI and Display Port adapters for DVI if you want to go that route.

No big rush, you can try out the computer with the one monitor before shopping for a new one. Maybe do some benchmarks to see what frame rates you would find acceptable.

If you wanted 1080p you could go for high refresh rate displays. 75Hz+ 24" panels are within your price range.
 

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