[SOLVED] Need help with picking a prebuilt

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Trying to find a prebuilt computer under $2000 USD to replace my current one that can play most games on a least high or ultra at 1080p.
So far, the few that I've looked at are:
  1. Streaming PC | NZXT
  2. Skytech Gaming Shiva Gaming PC GeForce RTX 3070 GPU AMD Ryzen 5600X CPU 16GB RAM 1TB SSD | GameStop (I have ~ $300 from trade in to pay towards it)
I'm open to any suggestions anyone can give! Thanks for your help in advanced.
Also I'm not sure if there's any difference for gaming between AMD or Intel for CPU but I prefer Nvidia for my GPU.

My previous build for reference : https://pcpartpicker.com/list/wBDMYH
 
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Awesome thanks for your help! I'll pick your answer when I get home! Also one last question would I be able to still getaway with using my current cpu and just upgrade the GPU? Or would it better to just get the new system at this point?
By your current cpu do you mean the i7-4790k. If so I would say upgrading your gpu would be useless as you would be limited by your cpu creating a cpu bottleneck.
 
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Trying to find a prebuilt computer under $2000 USD to replace my current one that can play most games on a least high or ultra at 1080p.
So far, the few that I've looked at are:
  1. Streaming PC | NZXT
  2. Skytech Gaming Shiva Gaming PC GeForce RTX 3070 GPU AMD Ryzen 5600X CPU 16GB RAM 1TB SSD | GameStop (I have ~ $300 from trade in to pay towards it)
I'm open to any suggestions anyone can give! Thanks for your help in advanced.
Also I'm not sure if there's any difference for gaming between AMD or Intel for CPU but I prefer Nvidia for my GPU.

My previous build for reference : https://pcpartpicker.com/list/wBDMYH
I would go for number 1 as #2 does not state the frequency of the ram or whether it runs in dual channel or not. #3 will have a clear cpu bottleneck in most games.
 
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Would there be any significant difference between #1 and https://nzxt.com/product/streaming-plus-pc ? Since I'm okay with paying more for a system that'll last for several years.
in some scenarios the cpu in 2 will perform better, it depends what u play, for instance if u played fortnite bc it utilizes multiple cores 2 would be better but up 2 u. In terms of how long it will last there is no difference. If i was of any help pls like my response and lable it best response
 
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in some scenarios the cpu in 2 will perform better, it depends what u play, for instance if u played fortnite bc it utilizes multiple cores 2 would be better but up 2 u. In terms of how long it will last there is no difference. If i was of any help pls like my response and lable it best response
For games like GTA and battlefield would the extra cores be useful?
 

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For gta either will be fine with a minor gain in the cpu with more cores for battlefield especially battlefield 2042 more cores will be very helpful.
Awesome thanks for your help! I'll pick your answer when I get home! Also one last question would I be able to still getaway with using my current cpu and just upgrade the GPU? Or would it better to just get the new system at this point?
 
Sep 7, 2021
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Awesome thanks for your help! I'll pick your answer when I get home! Also one last question would I be able to still getaway with using my current cpu and just upgrade the GPU? Or would it better to just get the new system at this point?
By your current cpu do you mean the i7-4790k. If so I would say upgrading your gpu would be useless as you would be limited by your cpu creating a cpu bottleneck.
 
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Yeah the 3rd one seems to be the best out of all of them in my opinion it also features 32 gb of ddr4 3200mhz ram that is the one that I would go for if I were you.
Thanks! I'll go with that one!

Edit: nevermind looks like it sold out before I could order it.
 
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Thanks again for the help! I ended up getting the NZXT Streaming Plus and bought an extra 32gb (16gbx2) of ddr4 and I'm loving how great it runs all my games now!
 
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