Question Critique my proposed build. Need advice.

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menlui

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Dropped the RAM to 3000 which shouldn't be noticeable from 3200 and double storage with faster R/W for £20 difference

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 2600X 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor (£172.50 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: MSI - B450 GAMING PRO CARBON AC ATX AM4 Motherboard (£117.57 @ CCL Computers)
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory (£99.18 @ Aria PC)
Storage: Western Digital - Blue 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive (£54.98 @ Ebuyer)
Storage: Seagate - Barracuda 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£56.55 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2060 6 GB OC Video Card (£329.92 @ More Computers)
Case: Phanteks - Enthoo Pro M ATX Mid Tower Case (£59.81 @ CCL Computers)
Power Supply: EVGA - 500 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£45.46 @ Scan.co.uk)
Total: £935.97
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-18 12:31 GMT+0000
 
Mar 17, 2019
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Dropped the RAM to 3000 which shouldn't be noticeable from 3200 and double storage with faster R/W for £20 difference

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 2600X 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor (£172.50 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: MSI - B450 GAMING PRO CARBON AC ATX AM4 Motherboard (£117.57 @ CCL Computers)
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory (£99.18 @ Aria PC)
Storage: Western Digital - Blue 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive (£54.98 @ Ebuyer)
Storage: Seagate - Barracuda 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£56.55 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2060 6 GB OC Video Card (£329.92 @ More Computers)
Case: Phanteks - Enthoo Pro M ATX Mid Tower Case (£59.81 @ CCL Computers)
Power Supply: EVGA - 500 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£45.46 @ Scan.co.uk)
Total: £935.97
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-18 12:31 GMT+0000
Thanks for the breakdown. Do you think i could rearrange anything to spring for a 2070 within a similar budget without sacrificing/endangering performance?
 

menlui

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Cheapest i could do...

I'd recommend putting more to a better PSU though

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor (£145.55 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: MSI - B450 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard (£89.98 @ CCL Computers)
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory (£85.99 @ Aria PC)
Storage: Seagate - Barracuda 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£59.97 @ Laptops Direct)
Video Card: MSI - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB Video Card (£459.99 @ Ebuyer)
Case: Phanteks - Enthoo Pro M ATX Mid Tower Case (£59.81 @ CCL Computers)
Power Supply: EVGA - 500 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£45.46 @ Scan.co.uk)
Total: £946.75
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-19 12:09 GMT+0000
 
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Cheapest i could do...

I'd recommend putting more to a better PSU though

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor (£145.55 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: MSI - B450 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard (£89.98 @ CCL Computers)
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory (£85.99 @ Aria PC)
Storage: Seagate - Barracuda 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£59.97 @ Laptops Direct)
Video Card: MSI - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB Video Card (£459.99 @ Ebuyer)
Case: Phanteks - Enthoo Pro M ATX Mid Tower Case (£59.81 @ CCL Computers)
Power Supply: EVGA - 500 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£45.46 @ Scan.co.uk)
Total: £946.75
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-19 12:09 GMT+0000

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Cheapest i could do...

I'd recommend putting more to a better PSU though

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor (£145.55 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: MSI - B450 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard (£89.98 @ CCL Computers)
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory (£85.99 @ Aria PC)
Storage: Seagate - Barracuda 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£59.97 @ Laptops Direct)
Video Card: MSI - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB Video Card (£459.99 @ Ebuyer)
Case: Phanteks - Enthoo Pro M ATX Mid Tower Case (£59.81 @ CCL Computers)
Power Supply: EVGA - 500 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£45.46 @ Scan.co.uk)
Total: £946.75
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-19 12:09 GMT+0000
thanks a lot for the help, i appreciate it. Now i can weigh up my options and decide whether to wait for 3rd gen ryzen for or a price drop on 2nd gen.
 

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