Build Advice need help with this streaming/video editing pc build.

Jun 8, 2020
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i need help with this build i want to see if you guy can make some change and make it around $600-800 (with hopefully 1080p)
it will be for streaming/video editing
cpu:amd ryzen 5 3600
motherboard: asus prime b450m-a/csm micro atx am4
memory: g.skill ripjaws v 16 gb (2x8)
storage: inland premium 256 gb ssd
video card: radeon rx 570 4gb aorus 4g
case: thremaltake versa h17 microatx mini tower
power supply: corsair 650w 80+ bronze
operating system: window 10 64 bit
monitor: acer r240hy bidx 23.8 1080p 60 hz
keyboard: logitech k120
headphone: hyperx cloud 2 headset
external storage: seagate back up plus sim 1tb hard drive
microphone: blue nano yeti
capture card: elgato hd60
i live in florida, US
thanks in advance!
 
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tennis2

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Not sure what components in your list are included in your $800 total. Surely not all of them.

Right now is a TERRIBLE time to buy PSUs and mobos. Mobos are suffering from awful availability (although their pricing is still somewhat accurate). You're going to be paying at least $40 more for a PSU than you normally would/should due to COVID supply shortages.

RAM, CPU, and SSD prices are mostly unaffected by supply shortages.

The mobo you chose isn't guaranteed to SHIP with a Ryzen 3000 compatible BIOS. Yes, there's Ryzen 3000 compatible BIOS available on the manufacturer website, but you'd need a 1st or 2nd gen Ryzen CPU to perform the update. MSI's "MAX" series boards are guaranteed to ship with Ryzen 3000 BIOS. You might also wait a week (June ~15) for B550 boards to launch.

Anyway:
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor ($166.89 @ Walmart)
Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Best Buy)
Memory: Team T-FORCE DARK Z 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Blue SN550 500 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($64.98 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon RX 5500 XT 4 GB PULSE Video Card ($183.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Phanteks Eclipse P400 ATX Mid Tower Case ($78.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair CXM 650 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply ($94.99 @ Best Buy)
Monitor: MSI Optix G24C4 23.6" 1920x1080 144 Hz Monitor ($179.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $944.79
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-06-09 10:22 EDT-0400


All in all, if you can wait a month or two, supply shortages should subside and you'd probably be able to buy more for your $$.
 
Jun 9, 2020
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You could get a used Optiplex Mini Tower for less than 100 dollars which counts for the motherboard and case, I wouldn't trust the PSU because its a bit older, Get a compatible CPU and max out the ram then throw the best PSU that is compatible with the Optiplex into it
 

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