Question Compatibility opinion on my first build

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Please, feel free to tell if I should change anything or consider getting a different component (either based on performance or better price), I'm open to all opinions.

CPU:
Intel Core i7-8700 Coffee Lake, Cache 12MB, 3.2GHz (4.6GHz Max Turbo), LGA 1151 - BX80684I78700

CPU COOLING:
PCYes Sangue Frio 240mm, Preto - PWC240H40PTSL (I think it's only made in Brasil)

GPU:
Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Gaming OC Pro 6G, GDDR6 - GV-N2060GAMINGOC PRO-6GD

PSU:
Corsair 750W 80 Plus Gold Semi Modular TX750M CP-9020131


CASE:
Sharkoon TG5 White Vidro Temperado 4mm Led Fan 12cm ATX

MOTHER BOARD:
Asus Prime Z390M-Plus, Intel LGA 1151, mATX, DDR4


RAM:
HyperX Fury, 16GB, 3200MHz, DDR4, CL18 - HX432C18FR/16

ONLY STORAGE:
970 EVO Plus 500GB, M.2 NVMe, Read 3500MB/s, Write 3200MB/s - MZ-V7S500B/AM
 
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wats your budget and location???
I live in Brazil. That's why it's hard to convert the value as taxes and all that. My budget is 10k Reais (2,551.07 USD). The build is current at R$ 7937.90 minus keyboard and monitor I'll add values so you have a general sense of costs here


CPU: (R$ 1.649,90)
Intel Core i7-8700 Coffee Lake, Cache 12MB, 3.2GHz (4.6GHz Max Turbo), LGA 1151 - BX80684I78700

CPU COOLING: (R$ 353,90)
PCYes Sangue Frio 240mm, Preto - PWC240H40PTSL (I think it's only made in Brasil)

GPU: (R$ 1.999,90)
Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Gaming OC Pro 6G, GDDR6 - GV-N2060GAMINGOC PRO-6GD

PSU: (R$ 596,90)
Corsair 750W 80 Plus Gold Semi Modular TX750M CP-9020131

CASE: (R$ 614,90)
NZXT H400i Red CA-H400W-B

MOTHER BOARD: (R$ 949,90)
Asus Prime Z390M-Plus, Intel LGA 1151, mATX, DDR4

RAM: (R$ 899,90)
HyperX Fury, 16GB, (2x8GB), 3200MHz, DDR4, CL18, Red - HX432C18FR2K2/16

ONLY STORAGE: (R$ 899,90)

970 EVO Plus 500GB, M.2 NVMe, Read 3500MB/s, Write 3200MB/s - MZ-V7S500B/AM
 
You might consider going with a larger SSD if you have a large game library, even if it isn't quite as fast. Going with a SATA SSD like a Samsung 860 Evo or Crucial MX 500, or a lower-end QLC NVME SSD like an Intel 660p, would likely get you double the capacity for about the same price. As far as load times in games go, a higher-end NVME SSD like a 970 Evo will typically only cut load times by about 10% compared to the less expensive SSDs, since games need to process data in addition to loading it. Being able to store significantly more games would be better than reducing load times by 10% in my opinion, though that could depend on how many games you regularly keep installed.
 
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You might consider going with a larger SSD if you have a large game library, even if it isn't quite as fast. Going with a SATA SSD like a Samsung 860 Evo or Crucial MX 500, or a lower-end QLC NVME SSD like an Intel 660p, would likely get you double the capacity for about the same price. As far as load times in games go, a higher-end NVME SSD like a 970 Evo will typically only cut load times by about 10% compared to the less expensive SSDs, since games need to process data in addition to loading it. Being able to store significantly more games would be better than reducing load times by 10% in my opinion, though that could depend on how many games you regularly keep installed.
Thats true. I also do some heavy video editing sometimes and render times combined with this CPU would be sweet. I havent seen any comparison in render times with others sdds though, so Ill dig into it. As far as capacity its not a problem to me bc I`m a "meta-game type". Meaning I like to play one game competitively until I stop enjoying it and move to the next one, with two or 3 other games I play casually to the side. If space starts to be an issue I can always put an HD for large files storage. Thanks for the hint, I'll definitively research more larger types of SDDs at this price point.
 
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I would rather get a better cooler, as it is very crucial part of the build... https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/891730-cpu-cooler-performance-tier-list/
Thanks mate... I'll gladly upgrade if the remain money allows after I add the monitor and keyboard to the budget ;D

edit: I chose the Water Cooler Cooler Master PRO 280 MLY-D28M-A22PC-R. Since AIO's are hardly available here in Brazil with reasonable prices, but this one appear to be a good one at a standard price point.
 
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That ram has a pretty high cas latency,i would try to get 3200mhz with a cas latency of not more than 16. Or 3000mhz with cas15.
wow, good point man, it's high. Maybe that's why was kinda cheap

I've seen some tests and it doesn't affect much in gaming (max 4 fps difference). So considering CL16's are shockingly more expensive I'll stick with those. Don't know how it would affect some other activities tho.
 

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