[SOLVED] How is this build? For gaming in mind.

Gumball180

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Hello, how would you rate this rig? For some gaming.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
MSI MPG X570 Gaming Edge Wifi ATX AM34 Motherboard
Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000
Samsung 860 Evo 1 TB 2.5 SSD
MSI GeForce GTX 1660 6 GB Ventus XS OC Video Card
NZXT H510 ATX Mid Tower Case
Corsair CXM 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply

I'm not 100% sure on what they would want too play but I'm pretty sure this build wouln't have much of an issue running most games on High-Ultra with some the newer games and upcoming games set to Med to low.

Thank for any help.
 

jeremyj_83

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Thank you for the reply. They're from the UK. They want to spend around 1K I'm not sure if they'll go any higher, they may do if its worth it.
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor (£151.88 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard (£98.98 @ Box Limited)
Memory: Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory (£69.34 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Blue 500 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£61.95 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Blue SN550 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive (£108.48 @ Ebuyer)
Video Card: Asus Radeon RX 5700 XT 8 GB TUF Gaming X3 OC Video Card (£333.23 @ Amazon UK)
Case: Fractal Design Focus G ATX Mid Tower Case (£52.47 @ Scan.co.uk)
Power Supply: Corsair TXM Gold 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply (£75.99 @ AWD-IT)
Wireless Network Adapter: Gigabyte GC-WBAX200 PCIe x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter (£38.47 @ Scan.co.uk)
Total: £990.79
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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Assuming no OC is done, then the included cooler for the Ryzen is plenty. You can get an aftermarket if wanted but it will only change the total amount of noise.

Run the OS and applications on the 500GB SATA SSD and the games are on the 1TB SSD.
 

jeremyj_83

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Hello, how would you rate this rig? For some gaming.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
MSI MPG X570 Gaming Edge Wifi ATX AM34 Motherboard
Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000
Samsung 860 Evo 1 TB 2.5 SSD
MSI GeForce GTX 1660 6 GB Ventus XS OC Video Card
NZXT H510 ATX Mid Tower Case
Corsair CXM 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply

I'm not 100% sure on what they would want too play but I'm pretty sure this build wouln't have much of an issue running most games on High-Ultra with some the newer games and upcoming games set to Med to low.

Thank for any help.
Not bad overall. What is your budget and country as there are a few changes that could be made to get more for your money.
 

Gumball180

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Not bad overall. What is your budget and country as there are a few changes that could be made to get more for your money.
Thank you for the reply. They're from the UK. They want to spend around 1K I'm not sure if they'll go any higher, they may do if its worth it.
 
Hello, how would you rate this rig? For some gaming.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
MSI MPG X570 Gaming Edge Wifi ATX AM34 Motherboard
Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000
Samsung 860 Evo 1 TB 2.5 SSD
MSI GeForce GTX 1660 6 GB Ventus XS OC Video Card
NZXT H510 ATX Mid Tower Case
Corsair CXM 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply

I'm not 100% sure on what they would want too play but I'm pretty sure this build wouln't have much of an issue running most games on High-Ultra with some the newer games and upcoming games set to Med to low.

Thank for any help.
I wouldn't buy an X570 board from MSI, had VRM issues at launch, dunno if they've been resolved.
 

Gumball180

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Don't read the article on Tom's the testing is extremely flawed. Actually don't pay attention to any "news" from toms hardware, they are pretty much clueless.

View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZWUOldsxXQ
Thank you. I was just reading one. I could always change out the Mobo for another.
I'm the best with knowing what CPU fits in what board though. I was looking at a

MSI B450 GAMING PRO CARBON AC Motherboard ATX, AM4, DDR4, LAN and 802.11AC WIFI, USB 3.1 Gen2, TYPE-C, M.2, MYSTIC Light Sync, HDMI, Display Port, AMD RYZEN 1st, 2nd and 3rd Gen
 

larsv8

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In my opinion
-downgrade from an x570 to a B450. Is there a specific reason you chose x570?
-ditch aftermarket cpu cooler, stock one should be fine
-get 3200 for the ram
-take savings from mobo and cooler and upgrade from a 1660 to a 5700xt
 

Gumball180

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In my opinion
-downgrade from an x570 to a B450. Is there a specific reason you chose x570?
-ditch aftermarket cpu cooler, stock one should be fine
-get 3200 for the ram
-take savings from mobo and cooler and upgrade from a 1660 to a 5700xt
OK, thank you.
From a x570 to a ASRock B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard?
 
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jeremyj_83

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Thank you for the reply. They're from the UK. They want to spend around 1K I'm not sure if they'll go any higher, they may do if its worth it.
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor (£151.88 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard (£98.98 @ Box Limited)
Memory: Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory (£69.34 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Blue 500 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£61.95 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Blue SN550 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive (£108.48 @ Ebuyer)
Video Card: Asus Radeon RX 5700 XT 8 GB TUF Gaming X3 OC Video Card (£333.23 @ Amazon UK)
Case: Fractal Design Focus G ATX Mid Tower Case (£52.47 @ Scan.co.uk)
Power Supply: Corsair TXM Gold 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply (£75.99 @ AWD-IT)
Wireless Network Adapter: Gigabyte GC-WBAX200 PCIe x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter (£38.47 @ Scan.co.uk)
Total: £990.79
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-03-12 17:20 GMT+0000

Assuming no OC is done, then the included cooler for the Ryzen is plenty. You can get an aftermarket if wanted but it will only change the total amount of noise.

Run the OS and applications on the 500GB SATA SSD and the games are on the 1TB SSD.
 

Gumball180

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PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor (£151.88 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard (£98.98 @ Box Limited)
Memory: Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory (£69.34 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Blue 500 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£61.95 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Blue SN550 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive (£108.48 @ Ebuyer)
Video Card: Asus Radeon RX 5700 XT 8 GB TUF Gaming X3 OC Video Card (£333.23 @ Amazon UK)
Case: Fractal Design Focus G ATX Mid Tower Case (£52.47 @ Scan.co.uk)
Power Supply: Corsair TXM Gold 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply (£75.99 @ AWD-IT)
Wireless Network Adapter: Gigabyte GC-WBAX200 PCIe x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter (£38.47 @ Scan.co.uk)
Total: £990.79
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-03-12 17:20 GMT+0000

Assuming no OC is done, then the included cooler for the Ryzen is plenty. You can get an aftermarket if wanted but it will only change the total amount of noise.

Run the OS and applications on the 500GB SATA SSD and the games are on the 1TB SSD.
Thank you very much. I'll send them a link and see what they think. Looks like a good build for them.
 
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Hello, how would you rate this rig? For some gaming.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
MSI MPG X570 Gaming Edge Wifi ATX AM34 Motherboard
Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000
Samsung 860 Evo 1 TB 2.5 SSD
MSI GeForce GTX 1660 6 GB Ventus XS OC Video Card
NZXT H510 ATX Mid Tower Case
Corsair CXM 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply

I'm not 100% sure on what they would want too play but I'm pretty sure this build wouln't have much of an issue running most games on High-Ultra with some the newer games and upcoming games set to Med to low.

Thank for any help.
Good build overall if you can try to save some money on areas like the SSD or Cooler and put that money towards a better GPU. If you don't get a separate cooler because the stock cooler that comes with the cup is pretty decent but if you want to overclock your cup then you should get a cooler. you could also save money if you get a power supply that if not modular or if you want to you could get a power supply that isn't bronze certified
 

PCguy12345

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Good build overall if you can try to save some money on areas like the SSD or Cooler and put that money towards a better GPU. If you don't get a separate cooler because the stock cooler that comes with the cup is pretty decent but if you want to overclock your cup then you should get a cooler. you could also save money if you get a power supply that if not modular or if you want to you could get a power supply that isn't bronze certified
I think he means CPU not cup
 
Good build overall if you can try to save some money on areas like the SSD or Cooler and put that money towards a better GPU. If you don't get a separate cooler because the stock cooler that comes with the cup is pretty decent but if you want to overclock your cup then you should get a cooler. you could also save money if you get a power supply that if not modular or if you want to you could get a power supply that isn't bronze certified
Never, ever cheap out on a power supply. Very bad advice. Save money elsewhere if it's a must, but not on the psu.
 
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor (£151.88 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard (£98.98 @ Box Limited)
Memory: Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory (£69.34 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Blue 500 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£61.95 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Blue SN550 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive (£108.48 @ Ebuyer)
Video Card: Asus Radeon RX 5700 XT 8 GB TUF Gaming X3 OC Video Card (£333.23 @ Amazon UK)
Case: Fractal Design Focus G ATX Mid Tower Case (£52.47 @ Scan.co.uk)
Power Supply: Corsair TXM Gold 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply (£75.99 @ AWD-IT)
Wireless Network Adapter: Gigabyte GC-WBAX200 PCIe x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter (£38.47 @ Scan.co.uk)
Total: £990.79
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-03-12 17:20 GMT+0000

Assuming no OC is done, then the included cooler for the Ryzen is plenty. You can get an aftermarket if wanted but it will only change the total amount of noise.

Run the OS and applications on the 500GB SATA SSD and the games are on the 1TB SSD.
Its good but I would buy another 5700XT model because that specific card has overheating issues, it cools worse than the 2 fan model.
 
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