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Question Can I get some opinions on this potential build?

chrisgregory

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-NZXT - H510 Compact ATX Mid-Tower Case with Tempered Glass - Matte Black 69.99
-AMD RYZEN 5 3600 6-Core 3.6 GHz (4.2 GHz Max Boost) Socket AM4 65W 100-100000031BOX Desktop Processor 171.89
-MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK AM4 AMD B550 SATA 6Gb/s ATX AMD Motherboard 179.99
-CORSAIR Vengeance RGB Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 DRAM DDR4 3200 (PC4 25600) Desktop Memory Model CMW16GX4M2C3200C16 92.99
-SAMSUNG 970 EVO PLUS 500GB Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MZ-V7S500B/AM 99.99
-MSI GeForce GTX 1660 DirectX 12 GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G 6GB 192-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card 239.99
-EVGA - 700W ATX12V /EPS12V 80 Plus Bronze Power Supply DC-DC Technology - Black 74.99
-Microsoft Windows 10 Home - Full Retail Version (USB Flash Drive) 139.99

Total cost including taxes and shipping roughly $1,160.00. I realize the PSU is overkill but I'm limited on options right now due to the apparent supply issues on PC components. I'll add a 1TB HDD down the road. The 500GB SSD should hold me down for now. Does anything stick out to anybody as far as incompatibility issues, unwise choices, overpricing, missing components etc? I haven't built a computer in 10 years so I have to admit I'm a little out of the loop and I may be slightly intimidated and definitely rusty. I was thinking about spending another $100 on the Ryzen 7 3700X, should I? Thanks for reading.
 
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-NZXT - H510 Compact ATX Mid-Tower Case with Tempered Glass - Matte Black 69.99
-AMD RYZEN 5 3600 6-Core 3.6 GHz (4.2 GHz Max Boost) Socket AM4 65W 100-100000031BOX Desktop Processor 171.89
-MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK AM4 AMD B550 SATA 6Gb/s ATX AMD Motherboard 179.99
-CORSAIR Vengeance RGB Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 DRAM DDR4 3200 (PC4 25600) Desktop Memory Model CMW16GX4M2C3200C16 92.99
-SAMSUNG 970 EVO PLUS 500GB Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MZ-V7S500B/AM 99.99
-MSI GeForce GTX 1660 DirectX 12 GTX 1660 GAMING X 6G 6GB 192-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card 239.99
-EVGA - 700W ATX12V /EPS12V 80 Plus Bronze Power Supply DC-DC Technology - Black 74.99
-Microsoft Windows 10 Home - Full Retail Version (USB Flash Drive) 139.99

Total cost including taxes and shipping roughly $1,160.00. I realize the PSU is overkill but I'm limited on options right now due to the apparent supply issues on PC components. I'll add a 1TB HDD down the road. The 500GB SSD should hold me down for now. Does anything stick out to anybody as far as incompatibility issues, unwise choices, overpricing, missing components etc? I haven't built a computer in 10 years so I have to admit I'm a little out of the loop and I may be slightly intimidated and definitely rusty. I was thinking about spending another $100 on the Ryzen 7 3700X, should I? Thanks for reading.
It's all "Out of the box" compatible and near future upgradeable. For pure gaming 3600 is just as good as 3700x while for streaming and multitasking 3700x has an edge.
W10 you can get much cheaper at Ebay. They will most probably be OEM version but can still be reinstalled as many times as you want while still on same MB.
 

Phaaze88

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Psu isn't overkill; EVGA's BR series is cheap junk. Internal quality > wattage.
550-650w:
Corsair CX(black lettering), TX, RM, RMX
Cooler Master MWE Gold
Seasonic Focus, Core
Antec Neo Eco Gold Zen

Get an aftermarket cooler for that cpu as well:
Arctic Freezer 34 eSports Duo
be quiet! Pure Rock 2 or Shadow Rock 3
Thermalright True Spirit 140 Direct, or ARO-M14G
 

madmatt30

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For $30 more you can get a 5600xt, it's way stronger than a standard 1660, beats the 1669ti and is as good or better than a 2060 in some games.

https://www.newegg.com/sapphire-radeon-rx-5600-xt-11296-05-20g/p/N82E16814202372?&quicklink=true

The phantom 4 will save you $60 and is still a very good motherboard

https://www.newegg.com/asrock-b550-phantom-gaming-4/p/N82E16813157935

About the cheapest decent psu I can find on newegg.

https://www.newegg.com/corsair-cx-series-cx550m-550w/p/N82E16817139147
 
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