Question First PC build, anything I should change?

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Having always used laptops, I've always wanted to build a custom PC, and am finally ready to do it. Will be using it for gaming (preferbly on high - ultra graphics at 60fps), video editing (currently using lightworks (lwks.com), but am looking at getting premire pro), photo editing (using photoshop), streaming (high graphics 30fps or mid graphics 60fps), and may start lightly using some 3d renedering programs like blender and some light to mid vr. I live in New Zealand my buget is $2,000 NZD. Any peripherals not listed are not neaded (I already have a mouse, headset and mouse mat). https://nz.pcpartpicker.com/list/XwDs4q. Thanks in advance :)
 
That is a good setup for editing and gaming. It will game at mostly high settings at 1080p. That cpu and gpu should edit well. While adobe software does generally like intel cpus over AMD, the intel cpus in your budget are actually much worse for editing. I would get a gtx 1060 6gb video card instead of the simmilarly priced 580 8gb. Editing can leverage the cuda cores and get more performqnce from an nvdia card. A micro atx mobo doesnt look great in an atx case. It will work, but a micro atx mobo typically has less features, less pcie ports, and less fan headers. Id go for a simmilar atx board.
 
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
CPU | AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor | $279.00 @ 1stWave Technologies
Motherboard | Gigabyte - B450 AORUS ELITE ATX AM4 Motherboard | $194.35 @ PB Technologies
Memory | ADATA - XPG GAMMIX D10 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory | $199.00 @ 1stWave Technologies
Storage | Samsung - 860 Evo 250 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive | $79.00 @ 1stWave Technologies
Storage | Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive | $71.00 @ 1stWave Technologies
Video Card | Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6 GB G1 Gaming Video Card | $418.00 @ Paradigm PCs
Case | Phanteks - Eclipse P300 Tempered Glass (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case | $90.00 @ 1stWave Technologies
Power Supply | Corsair - TXM Gold 550 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply | $148.00 @ 1stWave Technologies
Wireless Network Adapter | Asus - PCE-AC55BT PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter | $68.99 @ PB Technologies
Case Fan | Corsair - SP120 RGB High Performance 52 CFM 120mm Fan | $29.00 @ Mighty Ape
Case Fan | Corsair - SP120 RGB High Performance 52 CFM 120mm Fan | $29.00 @ Mighty Ape
Monitor | LG - 24MP59G-P 23.8" 1920x1080 75 Hz Monitor | $274.84 @ PB Technologies
Keyboard | Razer - Blackwidow Tournament Edition Stealth Wired Gaming Keyboard | $74.97 @ PB Technologies
Speakers | Logitech - Z333 40 W 2.1ch Speakers | $94.00 @ 1stWave Technologies
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total | $2049.15
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-09 16:01 NZDT+1300 |
Heres a list that would perform a little better. The 1060 and 580 are simmilar in games but editing benefits from the 1060. This also has a full atx b450 gigabyte board.
 
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That is a good setup for editing and gaming. It will game at mostly high settings at 1080p. That cpu and gpu should edit well. While adobe software does generally like intel cpus over AMD, the intel cpus in your budget are actually much worse for editing. I would get a gtx 1060 6gb video card instead of the simmilarly priced 580 8gb. Editing can leverage the cuda cores and get more performqnce from an nvdia card. A micro atx mobo doesnt look great in an atx case. It will work, but a micro atx mobo typically has less features, less pcie ports, and less fan headers. Id go for a simmilar atx board.
Gaming is my main use, so as long is the other programs preform decently I'll be good. I might look at some similar priced ATX motherboards.
 

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