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Question Build List opinions


Jan 21, 2019
Its been a while since i've owned a PC that could handle gaming but I figured I have the money and have been wanting a computer for a while. Any opinions on what would be the best bang for my money? I'm looking to spend roughly $1200 or so and I already have all the peripherals. I play games like Arma, DayZ, Squad, etc and am wanting to get the highest FPS possible on them. Thanks for any advice!
I'd say, if you can, wait. New parts from AMD and NVIDIA are both coming out with parts within the next few months. Where are you located?

Though Intel will give you the most frames, to really utilize it, you will need a z490 board and a cooler. Overall will push you either over budget by $100 or have a slower gpu.

I'd opt for AMD at present, though with new cpu and gpu releases so soon, I wouldn't recommend it.

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor ($259.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI B550-A PRO ATX AM4 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Crucial P1 500 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($62.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8 GB DUAL EVO OC Video Card ($529.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Phanteks Eclipse P300 ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Thermaltake Toughpower GF1 PE 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($129.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $1242.93
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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