Help me choose correct build

Temuka

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Hi everyone! I'm building new pc for 1440p(2160p) gaming.
What I have already:
PSU - Corsair RM850X
HDD+nvme m2,
be quiet silent base 800 case
be quiet dark rock pro 4cooler
fan controller,peripherals,windows 10

Mostly on daily basis I'm playing World of Tanks,but I always play AAA titles for story mode.
I don't stream
I don't render
I don't do video/audio editing or large file compression or such things.

I want to buy some nice 32 or 34 1440p/2160p monitor and also I will connect my 55' TV to pc for movies/youtube/browsing etc.

I was patiently waiting for 9th intel generation,new rtx gpus,new mobos,benchmarks etc to make some decision in which I hope you will help me.

I need help in choosing cpu.mobo and gpu,well I guess 16gb(2x8gb) g.skill aegis 3000 with cl16 will be enough?

So should I take 9700k+z390 board or 2700x+x470 ? (I hate intels and nvidias price politics,but...)
What about GPU? I guess 1080ti is some kind of sweet spot at this moment ?
Thanks in advance
 
Since you are gaming at a high resolution. Intel/AMD won't make much difference. I'd just get the AMD if you prefer them. Definitely a much better bang for your buck.

RAM should be plenty. Prices are low right now. There is no guarantee they won't shoot back up. If you think you might want 32GB during the life of the computer. I'd lean towards buying it now. FYI years ago when I built my computer. 16GB of higher end RAM cost $60. Then prices went through the roof and haven't come back down. This was either 2012 or 2013.

As for the GPU. 1080Ti or 2080. Whichever is the better price. Not much difference between the two.

I don't know your monitor budget or if you prefer detail over FPS. For FPS get a GSync, IPS, 144hz+ (not from OC), 1440p monitor. For detail go 4K, IPS and possibly GSync. Look at pro reviews for ghosting, color range and even lighting. Look at user reviews for issues like backlight bleed. I don't pay attention to users reviews which say it looks great.
 
It would seem that world of tanks is largely single threaded.
https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/world-of-tanks-encore-performance-benchmarks,5474-6.html

Since you are looking at a high end build, I would concentrate on graphics first. That might be a GTX1080ti If I read your budget correctly.

A current gen i5-9600K with an overclock should be appropriate. I7-9700K will, I think be the top go to processor if one has any sort of budget concerns.
Few games can make effective use of more than 4 threads. The clock rate of the single master thread is most important.
All of the new 9th gen K processors should go to 5.0 and beyond with a good chip.

I do not see today any real need for more than a 2 x 8gb ram kit.
Speed in the 3200-3600 range is probably right.
Your cooler selection is good.
 

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So this video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_I--zROoRws&t=848s

Gaming on 1440p with 2700x vs 9700k brings almost no difference (5%) and on 4K they have 0 difference,I don't know what to do. 2700x is 290$ on ebay and 9700k is 410$ on amazon but I guess in several days or couple of weeks it goes down to 370$,money isn't really a problem here,since difference is 80-90$,I jsut want to be sure I spend money in correct way,also what about motherboards price difference,which mobo I need for ryzen and which one for intel ?
 


The difference in performance is not enough to worry about. I'd save the money. Divert it to your monitor budget.
 

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Guys which mobo should I take for 9700k? Now I have Asus z77 board,which served me very good for 6 years,I think Asus will be solid choise again? But they made so many boards for 390 socket,kinda difficult to choose. I don't need anything super special,just good quality board with 4-5 fan support,nvme m2,with good oc capabilities. Which one will be good choise?
 


I haven't looked through all the boards. All I see have two system fan headers. Depending on the draw of the fan you can usually run two to three fans off a header with splitters. Some of the other headers can usually be repurposed for the system fan. Such as the water pump header. You can also buy powered splitters. They get the PWM signal from the motherboard and power from the PSU.

The ASUS ROG Strix Z390-H, Strix Z390-E and Prime Z390-A look like good motherboards. Loaded with USB 3.1 Gen 2 Ports, Decent Audio (Realtek S1220) and two system fan headers. They are usually good lines. Until they've been out longer there is no way to know for certain how well they are made.

Some notable differences
Prime
- Thunderbolt Header (to add ThunderboltEX card sold separately)
- USB Type C port
- 2 RGB Headers

Strix Z390-E
- 802.11AC
- USB Type C port
- USB 3.1 Gen2 Front panel header
- 2 RGB Headers

Strix Z390-H (Stripped down model)
- No USB Type C Port
- 1 RGB Header
- USB 3.1 Gen1 Front panel

If you want to find 4-5 dedicated fan headers and not use splitters, daisy chain or powered hub/splitter. You'll need to search around.
 

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