Question How about these specs?

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Getting this built for me via a prebuilt company with good reviews. This is exactly how he sent me the specs, What questions should I ask & is there anything that stands out to you as fishy or not worth it.


$2180 all up:
Intel Core i5 10400F Processor
Intel Black & Copper CPU Cooler
Nvidia RTX 3060 12GB Graphics Card
16GB DDR4 Dual Channel RGB RAM
Gigabyte B460M Chipset Motherboard
Corsair CV550 80+ Rated Power Supply
1TB NVMe M.2 SSD for Windows & Games
Aerocool Frost One mATX Tower Case
Static RGB LED 120mm Case Fans Front and Rear
Black 120mm Case Fans Top
Windows 10 Installed & Activated Wireless & Bluetooth Adapter

Free Delivery Nationwide 12 Month RTB Warranty
 
Hi Youngguns.

Do not touch that system. Here is why.

That system is like 750 dollars without that GPU. They are selling you a RTX 3060 for 1400 dollars. This is ridiculous. The rest of the parts are cheap. That PSU is horrible and should not be in that system at all. The RAM is probably 3000MHz RAM and maybe only 1 stick instead of 2 sticks running in dual channel memory. No brand and model on that NVMe so they could put the cheapest NVMe in there. Stock cooler and not even a cheap aftermarket cooler. You can be sure that b460 board is a cheap one.

The system below is the same system as this one without the GPU. They are screwing you over if they sell this at 2180 USD.

The RTX 3060 is sold at around 650-700 dollars on Ebay. The MSRP for a RTX 3060 is 399 USD. That system is around 700 dollars too high.

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i5-10400F 2.9 GHz 6-Core Processor ($150.99 @ Walmart)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte B460M DS3H Micro ATX LGA1200 Motherboard ($108.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Crucial P2 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($104.99 @ Best Buy)
Case: Corsair 275R Airflow ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.98 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair CV 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($108.78 @ Other World Computing)
Total: $748.69
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2021-04-15 18:13 EDT-0400
 
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Hi Youngguns.

Do not touch that system. Here is why.

That system is like 750 dollars without that GPU. They are selling you a RTX 3060 for 1400 dollars. This is ridiculous. The rest of the parts are cheap. That PSU is horrible and should not be in that system at all. The RAM is probably 3000MHz RAM and maybe only 1 stick instead of 2 sticks running in dual channel memory. No brand and model on that NVMe so they could put the cheapest NVMe in there. Stock cooler and not even a cheap aftermarket cooler. You can be sure that b460 board is a cheap one.

The system below is the same system as this one without the GPU. They are screwing you over if they sell this at 2180 USD.

The RTX 3060 is sold at around 650-700 dollars on Ebay. The MSRP for a RTX 3060 is 399 USD. That system is around 700 dollars too high.

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i5-10400F 2.9 GHz 6-Core Processor ($150.99 @ Walmart)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte B460M DS3H Micro ATX LGA1200 Motherboard ($108.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Crucial P2 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($104.99 @ Best Buy)
Case: Corsair 275R Airflow ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.98 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair CV 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($108.78 @ Other World Computing)
Total: $748.69
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2021-04-15 18:13 EDT-0400
Its not USD its AUD haha does that make a difference? I price check all the parts on another site and it came to 2350AUD
 
Its not USD its AUD haha does that make a difference? I price check all the parts on another site and it came to 2350AUD
Change to around 960 dollars for the build + 900 dollars for the RTX 3060 in Australia. Like 1900 dollars. If they charge a 100 or so to build it and the warranty etc it's not that bad.

But it's not about the price. It's about that PSU and the board and the RAM and everything in it except the GPU and CPU. That PSU for a RTX 3060 is crazy. They are cutting corners to make more money and you will pay the price in a year when that PSU just decide to blow up.
 
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Change to around 960 dollars for the build + 900 dollars for the RTX 3060 in Australia. Like 1900 dollars. If they charge a 100 or so to build it and the warranty etc it's not that bad.

But it's not about the price. It's about that PSU and the board and the RAM and everything in it except the GPU and CPU. That PSU for a RTX 3060 is crazy. They are cutting corners to make more money and you will pay the price in a year when that PSU just decide to blow up.
Ok so the ram brand is Kingston and the PSU is a corsair one, the pc only puts out 300W and the PSU is 550W, the motherboard is a mini one.
 
Ok so the ram brand is Kingston and the PSU is a corsair one, the pc only puts out 300W and the PSU is 550W, the motherboard is a mini one.
The RAM kingston. So they did not give you the speed of the RAM or the CL of the RAM.

The PSU is a Corsair PSU yes but it's one of the low quality model. Corsair CX is the minimum I would recommend especially for a RTX 3060. The CV550 watts might be enough wattages but the wattages is not the only important part. The PSU is the most important part of your system. It's what gives the power to the parts and I'm telling you the CV is a piece of junk.

You want a Tier A or B from that list below.

And here is your CV550.
Tier D • Recommended only for very cheap, iGPU systems
Corsair | CV <=550W

You sure you want a PSU that is rated to be used with 0 graphics card and use it with a RTX 3060?
 
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