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Question First Build, any tips?

freddyrobins143

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So I recently decided I wanted to build my first PC, and went to work looking at a lot of different components. I've put together a list in pc part picker that I'm pretty happy with, but I was wondering if any more knowledgable people knew if anything looked wrong or have any advice for different parts. Thanks.

Heres the link:
PCPartPicker Part List: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/kmvT3t

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 3.9 GHz 8-Core Processor ($338.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Best Buy)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($73.99 @ Best Buy)
Storage: Samsung 860 Evo 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($163.40 @ B&H)
Video Card: MSI GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8 GB GAMING X Video Card ($549.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT H510 ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.99 @ Best Buy)
Power Supply: Cooler Master MWE Gold 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($99.99 @ Best Buy)
Keyboard: Corsair K55 RGB Wired Gaming Keyboard ($49.88 @ Amazon)
Mouse: Corsair Harpoon RGB Wired Optical Mouse ($17.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $1479.21
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-05-01 11:16 EDT-0400
 

freddyrobins143

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HP EX950 1TB NVMe SSD = $146

I have the Corsair Harpoon sitting on my desk. I don't like it. Keep your eye out for a Logitech G502 for $30 (I own two of those)
https://pcpartpicker.com/product/kqdrxr/logitech-g502-se-hero-wired-optical-mouse-910-005728
Alright, thanks, I just have one question and that's if I picked a sufficient motherboard. From what I've gathered, Its most of the other components that impact performance should I go for a better motherboard is the one I picked just fine?
 

larsv8

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You might take a look at how 3200 vs 3600 speed RAM performs in your favorite game.

Its a cheap difference, and in some instances you can squeeze out a few xtra frames.

Tons of youtube videos with RAM benchmarking.
 

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