Question Buying first gaming PC for VR

Feb 23, 2019
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Hey guys, I was thinking of buying my first ever gaming PC, unfortunately I’m not really tech savvy in the least bit. I was hoping someone could give me advice and tell me if this computer I’m currently looking at is okay to game and do VR on. Here’s the info on the machine. Any advice or anything really would be appreciated.

CAS: CYBERPOWERPC Zeus Mini II mITX Gaming Chassis w/ USB 3.0 [4.4in(W) x 13in(H) x 17.4in(D)] (Black Color)

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 1700X 3.4GHz [3.8GHz Turbo] Eight-Core 16MB L3 Cache 95W Processor

FAN: CyberpowerPC Asetek 550LC 120mm Liquid Cooling CPU Cooler (Single Standard 120MM Fan)

FREEBIE_SSD: 3TB (3TBx1) SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64MB Cache 7200RPM HDD

HDD: 500GB WD Blue Series SATA-III 6 Gb/s SSD - Seq R/W: Up to 545/525 MB/s, Rnd R/W up to 100/80k [-49] (Single Drive)

MEMORY: 16GB (8GBx2) DDR4/2400MHz Dual Channel Memory (Performance Memory by Major Brands)

MOTHERBOARD: ASRock Fatal1ty AB350 Gaming-ITX/ac mITX, 802.11ac + BT 4.2 , 4 SATA 6GB/s. 1 PCIe x16, 1 x M.2 NVMe or SSD

VIDEO: AMD Radeon RX 580 8GB GDDR5 Video Card [VR Ready] [+8] (Single Card)

POWERSUPPLY: 600 Watts - Thermaltake SMART series 600Watts 80 Plus Gold high-efficient Power Supply [+1]
 
Mar 5, 2019
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I used an rx580 with 16GB @2400 and could play most games, but had some issues with some (namely temp on the 580) But like wolf said a better mobo and simply increasing the capacity of the RAM to 32GB and the difference is noticeable. Then I upgraded to a 2700x and Vega card and not a single issue with anything I throw at it so far.
 

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