[SOLVED] Gaming PC build, suggestions?

Something like this:

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600X 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor (£116.96 @ Amazon UK)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£27.90 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard (£112.40 @ Alza)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory (£43.98 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: MSI Radeon RX 570 8 GB ARMOR OC Video Card (£145.99 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£53.63 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £500.86
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-09-11 20:17 BST+0100


It has an upgrade path, pretty strong gaming performance for 1080p 60hz. I'd prob try stretch to 16gbs of ram if budget allowed, but still a very capable gaming machine. With just a GPU/ram upgrade in a year and then a CPU upgrade a year after that, your still gonna have a very capable machine.
 
Something like this:

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600X 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor (£116.96 @ Amazon UK)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£27.90 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard (£112.40 @ Alza)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory (£43.98 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: MSI Radeon RX 570 8 GB ARMOR OC Video Card (£145.99 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£53.63 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £500.86
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-09-11 20:17 BST+0100


It has an upgrade path, pretty strong gaming performance for 1080p 60hz. I'd prob try stretch to 16gbs of ram if budget allowed, but still a very capable gaming machine. With just a GPU/ram upgrade in a year and then a CPU upgrade a year after that, your still gonna have a very capable machine.
 
Not sure where you are located, so that will change your options. But I would go with this:

PCPartPicker Part List: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/WGYGBb

CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 2200G 3.5 GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.89 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($69.89 @ OutletPC)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Intel 660p Series 512 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: MSI Radeon RX 580 8 GB ARMOR OC Video Card ($159.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill FBM-X1 MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($32.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12III 500 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($54.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $537.72
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-09-11 15:18 EDT-0400
 
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Something like this:

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600X 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor (£116.96 @ Amazon UK)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£27.90 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard (£112.40 @ Alza)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory (£43.98 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: MSI Radeon RX 570 8 GB ARMOR OC Video Card (£145.99 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply (£53.63 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £500.86
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-09-11 20:17 BST+0100


It has an upgrade path, pretty strong gaming performance for 1080p 60hz. I'd prob try stretch to 16gbs of ram if budget allowed, but still a very capable gaming machine. With just a GPU/ram upgrade in a year and then a CPU upgrade a year after that, your still gonna have a very capable machine.
Would I be better going with an r5 2600 for only a few £ more?
 
Would I be better going with an r5 2600 for only a few £ more?
If only for a few bucks more then yes. It's about 10% faster.

It's not a bad build at all from feelingfroggy777 either. Less powerful CPU, but better GPU, includes SSD, and has 16gb ram too. His build would cost approx £550, but some parts aren't available in UK.In some demanding games like BF V or AAA games the CPU might struggle a little, but makes up for it with a very good GPU.
 
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stick with 1 build thread. don't spam the forum
I am trying to build a £500 Gaming PC. (can go to £550 max.) I am new to building pc's but have done alot of research over the past month to try and get the best bang for my buck. I will be adding a monitor and other peripherals outside of costs but the pc will be primarily used for gaming and schoolwork (Ms Word, Powerpoint etc). I would like some RGB, mainly fans and CPU cooler really.

I would like all parts to be included, (case, psu, GPU, CPU, RAM, Mobo, CPU cooler, Fans, Storage, etc)

Thanks in advance.
 

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