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Question First Time PC - Pre Purchase Questions

Dec 31, 2019
Heyo Everyone,

So, I have been into PC Gaming for sometime, however, my Laptop recently died, and my only source of gaming is on an old homemade PC that was made by my father years ago. I'm wanting to assemble my own PC, and have some very broad, general questions.

I've spent the last few weeks researching, figuring out what I want, checking compatibility, however, I would love to have someone a bit more knowledgable than me to give this a once over.

CPU: Ryzen 7 3700x
GPU: MSI GeForce RTX 2070 Super Armor OC
RAM: G.Skill TridentZ (4x8gb) DDR4 3200
SSD: Intel 660p Series M.2 2280 1TB PCIe NVMe
HDD: Seagate Desktop HDD ST4000DM000 4TB 5900 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
PSU: Thermaltake Toughpower Grand RGB 850W Smart Zero Fan 80 Plus Gold Certified
Case Fan: 4x Corsair LL Series CO-9050074-WW LL140 RGB, 140mm Dual Light Loop RGB LED PWM Fan (Two front, two top)
or 4x Cooler Master MasterFan MF140R ARGB 140 mm Addressable ARGB Fan
Rear Fan: 1x Included Fractal Design Dynamic X2 GP-12 (Maybe replace it with a 4 pin fan as well, but not required)
Case: Fractal Design Meshify C - Dark TG

I've found all of these on Newegg. One thing I want to do is control all the RGB Lighting with MSI's Mystic Light Program. I also want to be able to control fan speeds.

Will all of these work together? Have I overlooked some crucial piece of information? Any advice would be much appreciated. Thanks!
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Dec 31, 2019
Thermaltake Toughpower Grand RGB 850W ...Not a very good or reliable PSU.
The 4TB drive for storage only?
Yeah, I like to have some extra cheap storage. Speed isn't too terribly concerning too me. It will mostly be used for older games that don't require the beautiful speeds of an SSD. The PSU isn't great though? Anymore information so I can find something better?

Everything else seems to work though?