Build Advice Advice/help on finishing build

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the 2Tb is more than twice the price of the 1TB. bad deal.
if it were me, for your consideration.
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 9 3900X 3.8 GHz 12-Core Processor ($499.00 @ B&H)
Motherboard: MSI - MEG X570 GODLIKE EATX AM4 Motherboard ($689.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill - Sniper X 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory ($144.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung - 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($169.99 @ B&H)
Storage: Samsung - 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($169.99 @ B&H)
Storage: Samsung - 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($169.99 @ B&H)
Storage: Toshiba - X300 8 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($193.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Toshiba - X300 8 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($193.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus - GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11 GB ROG Strix Gaming OC Video Card ($1222.54 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G3 850 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($136.79 @ OutletPC)
Total: $3591.26
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-07-12 04:35 EDT-0400


went with 3x 1TB nvme SSD's and 2 x 8 TB hdd for backup and slow storage.
and double the RAM at a faster spec.
 
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the 2Tb is more than twice the price of the 1TB. bad deal.
if it were me, for your consideration.
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 9 3900X 3.8 GHz 12-Core Processor ($499.00 @ B&H)
Motherboard: MSI - MEG X570 GODLIKE EATX AM4 Motherboard ($689.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill - Sniper X 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory ($144.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung - 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($169.99 @ B&H)
Storage: Samsung - 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($169.99 @ B&H)
Storage: Samsung - 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($169.99 @ B&H)
Storage: Toshiba - X300 8 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($193.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Toshiba - X300 8 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($193.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus - GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11 GB ROG Strix Gaming OC Video Card ($1222.54 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G3 850 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($136.79 @ OutletPC)
Total: $3591.26
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-07-12 04:35 EDT-0400


went with 3x 1TB nvme SSD's and 2 x 8 TB hdd for backup and slow storage.
and double the RAM at a faster spec.
That's really appreciated. For a cpu cooler i'm still undecided if i want to go air or AIO cooling. If i don't plan on overclocking what would you suggest?

Also may you suggest a case? Assuming by all of the storage i'll need a full tower case (prefer a case that has glass on the side)

Oh and i'd like to get if needed some fans i'd like
https://www.amazon.com/RF-AR140-T1-RGB140-500-1500-23-9-71-6-22-33DBA/dp/B01NCNVLKE
 

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Judicious
Herald
https://pcpartpicker.com/product/hWnG3C/cooler-master-masterbox-pro-5-rgb-atx-mid-tower-case-mcy-b5p2-kwgn-01

three of the SSD's will fit under heatsinks on the motherboard so no case storage needed, the two hard drive will only take 2 stadard 3.5 inch bays even many micro ATX cases have that.
the size of the motherboard is the main issue however many ATX cases can easily house an EATX board.

as for cooling I'm an air cooling guy. the ryzen comes with a cooler and no reason not to at least see if it suits your needs. it can always be replaced later as you wish.
 
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https://pcpartpicker.com/product/hWnG3C/cooler-master-masterbox-pro-5-rgb-atx-mid-tower-case-mcy-b5p2-kwgn-01

three of the SSD's will fit under heatsinks on the motherboard so no case storage needed, the two hard drive will only take 2 stadard 3.5 inch bays even many micro ATX cases have that.
the size of the motherboard is the main issue however many ATX cases can easily house an EATX board.

as for cooling I'm an air cooling guy. the ryzen comes with a cooler and no reason not to at least see if it suits your needs. it can always be replaced later as you wish.
That's fair. Ill see how the tempatures read with the stock cpu cooler. Would a tempature gauge be needed? I see some builds have one sitting inside the case.

As for them fans i asked about would i want them or the stock fans that come with the case?

Also are there any cosmetic rgb lights or light controllers you can suggest?
 
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no temp gauge needed. software and the BIOS will tell you the temps.
fans are dealers choice.
I never got onto the RGB train. I'm the guy who covers LEDS with tape.
Thats fair, if im spending this much on a pc i want it to look as sweet as it runs.

Also the case you picked, i noticed the mobo is an EATX where the case is a regular ATX. Would i need a full sized case?
 

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Judicious
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the case is EATX ready. it is large enough to handle the extra few inches the E represents, Extended ATX.
the specs of the case say it can fit the larger board I checked before suggesting.

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-pro-5-rgb/#Specifications
"Motherboard Support E-ATX, ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX"

there are several ATX cases that can accommodate the larger boards, usually the higher end cases though.
 
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the case is EATX ready. it is large enough to handle the extra few inches the E represents, Extended ATX.
the specs of the case say it can fit the larger board I checked before suggesting.

https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-pro-5-rgb/#Specifications
"Motherboard Support E-ATX, ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX"

there are several ATX cases that can accommodate the larger boards, usually the higher end cases though.
Ah yea, after i asked i checked for myself. Either way
i came across https://pcpartpicker.com/product/Hwkj4D/lian-li-pc-o11dx-atx-full-tower-case-pc-o11dx It seems like a real solid case, designed for watercooling. So if i ever decide to switch already having a case for it would be good.

Also i was reading comments about my gpu. a few people saying it would sag due to it being a large card, some suggested an aftermarket brace. Can you suggest a good one?
 

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Judicious
Herald
my brace is made from lego blocks. my first one was a sheet of paper rolled really tight and cut to the right length.
there are no bad braces. I have seen the card supported by string dropped from the top of the case. if it stops sagging its gold.
this is a rundown of the differing types and pros of each.
if you like the RGB there are several that are RGB ready.
 
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my brace is made from lego blocks. my first one was a sheet of paper rolled really tight and cut to the right length.
there are no bad braces. I have seen the card supported by string dropped from the top of the case. if it stops sagging its gold.
this is a rundown of the differing types and pros of each.
if you like the RGB there are several that are RGB ready.
Thanks, i'll check out your link. So i just realized the monitor i ordered is g-sync. while the gpu thats selected is an asus card, So wouldnt i need a freesync supporting monitor?


 
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I would go with the MSI just to simplify the software situation, RGB-wise.
this is a variable I had not thought about, covered leds and what-not.
Yea, it's a minor variable. I mean i wouldnt mind running two rgb programs. I'd just have to match up the color. The gpu support i'm looking at supports the asus lighting program. Either way, in regards to the question about the 2 monitors i selected which would you choose?
 
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the 2Tb is more than twice the price of the 1TB. bad deal.
if it were me, for your consideration.
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 9 3900X 3.8 GHz 12-Core Processor ($499.00 @ B&H)
Motherboard: MSI - MEG X570 GODLIKE EATX AM4 Motherboard ($689.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill - Sniper X 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory ($144.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung - 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($169.99 @ B&H)
Storage: Samsung - 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($169.99 @ B&H)
Storage: Samsung - 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($169.99 @ B&H)
Storage: Toshiba - X300 8 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($193.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Toshiba - X300 8 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($193.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus - GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11 GB ROG Strix Gaming OC Video Card ($1222.54 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G3 850 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($136.79 @ OutletPC)
Total: $3591.26
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-07-12 04:35 EDT-0400


went with 3x 1TB nvme SSD's and 2 x 8 TB hdd for backup and slow storage.
and double the RAM at a faster spec.
Hey, i tried to change a few things myself ( unfortuently increasing my price)0 threw in a aio cooler changed the case. https://pcpartpicker.com/list/6876TB i know you're an air guy, but what you think of the additions i made?
 

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