Question New build (On a Budget)

DreadedR

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Hi all, I'm looking at building a system (on a budget) with my old GeoForce GTX 970.

I'm after advice on a motherboard, CPU, RAM, compact case, power supply.

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https://www.newegg.com/black-fractal-design-core-1100-micro-atx-mini-tower/p/N82E16811352039
Fractal Design Core 1100, Black, Micro ATX, Mini Tower, Computer Case $39.99

https://www.newegg.com/evga-550-b5-220-b5-0550-v1-550w/p/N82E16817438167
EVGA 550 B5, 80 Plus BRONZE 550W, Fully Modular, EVGA ECO Mode, 5 Year Warranty, Compact 150mm Size, Power Supply $59.99

https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16813157978
ASRock B560M PRO4 LGA 1200 Motherboard $99.99

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-rocket-lake-release-date-specifications-performance-all-we-know
Intel 11th gen Rocket Lake i5 - 11400F ($170 if I had to guess)

https://www.amazon.com/Antec-0-761345-10923-9-A40PRO/dp/B01HLAB80C
Antec 0-761345-10923-9 A40 Pro Processor Cooler $27.99

https://www.newegg.com/g-skill-16gb-288-pin-ddr4-sdram/p/N82E16820232884
G.SKILL Aegis 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3200 (PC4 25600) CL16 $79.99

https://www.newegg.com/team-group-1tb-ex2/p/N82E16820331541
Team Group EX2 2.5" 1TB SATA III 3D NAND Internal SSD $84.99

Total: $433



Here's two reviews of the current Intel 10th gen Comet Lake i5 10400F. Expect the newer Rocket Lake version of that chip (i5 11400F) to pump out as good if not better numbers.

https://www.techpowerup.com/review/intel-core-i5-10400f/
Intel Core i5-10400F Review - Six Cores with HT for Under $200

https://4youdaily.com/technology-and-it-market-news/core-i5-10400-and-core-i5-10400f-processor-review-do-you-still-like-ryzen-5-3600/
Core i5-10400 and Core i5-10400F Processor Review: Do You Still Like Ryzen 5 3600?
 
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