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So im looking to hopefully pick up a 3080 when they start to release and wanted to build a new PC around it. My budget for the whole thing would be about 2200. I just dont know where to start in the parts that would be best suited for building it around. Initially figured id order one from a prebuilding company however i figured i wouldnt be able to get it any time soon. So build recommendations would greatly be appreciated if possible links as well thank you!!
 
The 3080 is supposed to launch at $700 for the FE version(which I like).
Aftermarket units with fancy coolers and factory overclocks will go higher.
One rule of thumb for a balanced gamer is to budget 2x the cost of the processor for the graphics card.
That means about $350 budget for the processor.
That would suggest a i5-10600K or possibly i7-10700K.
Each will oc or turbo to the 5.0 level.
The main difference between the two is how many threads you get. 12 or 16 respectively.
Few games will effectively use more than 4-6 threads.
Here is a review of the 10600K:
https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/intel-core-i5-10600k-cpu-review/5
 
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Thanks for the replies everyone definitely going to be taking a look at everything recommended. Ideally i do prefer the intel/nvdia setup though i have started to hear some good things about amd though its still hard for me to fully switch when ive been so used to intel systems.
 

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Thanks for the replies everyone definitely going to be taking a look at everything recommended. Ideally i do prefer the intel/nvdia setup though i have started to hear some good things about amd though its still hard for me to fully switch when ive been so used to intel systems.
AMD is a great performer, but, personally, if I'm going to spend that much money in a rig, i would definitelly go for Intel/Nvidia. Intel's software management is much better that AMD's, i wouldn't like to have a buggy system spending that much money.

Also, if you are not OCing, the 10700 cpu is very close to the 10700k at 80$ less. Paired with a Z490 it unlocks power management to boost up without issues. Some B460 and H470 implement some features to unlock power consumption, but for what they cost, it's better to go for a Z490 and get that XMP ram
 

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AMD is a great performer, but, personally, if I'm going to spend that much money in a rig, i would definitelly go for Intel/Nvidia. Intel's software management is much better that AMD's, i wouldn't like to have a buggy system spending that much money.
I'm running my first AMD gaming pc since the Phenom days. It was Intel builds in between.

My AMD build on an x570 motherboard has not been "buggy" for me whatsoever. And actually, with the money I saved going Ryzen I was able to get into 1440p gaming. It's been a rock solid and fantastic gaming PC.

Please make buying decisions based on facts, benchmarks and budget rather than feelings and fanboy-ism.
 
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AMD is a great performer, but, personally, if I'm going to spend that much money in a rig, i would definitelly go for Intel/Nvidia. Intel's software management is much better that AMD's, i wouldn't like to have a buggy system spending that much money.

Also, if you are not OCing, the 10700 cpu is very close to the 10700k at 80$ less. Paired with a Z490 it unlocks power management to boost up without issues. Some B460 and H470 implement some features to unlock power consumption, but for what they cost, it's better to go for a Z490 and get that XMP ram
So after picking around an choosing a few things ive come up with this as what im leaning towards https://pcpartpicker.com/list/VrvJvW . Recommendations an any changes highly appreciated as im still abit worried about room in the PC with the new graphics card sizes. I did want to pick up more storage than a 1TB just dont know what else would be good to put in for that aspect.
If im not mistaken for bit more money i wanted to get the PCIE 4.0 on the motherboard if thats the right one.
 
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I'm running my first AMD gaming pc since the Phenom days. It was Intel builds in between.

My AMD build on an x570 motherboard has not been "buggy" for me whatsoever. And actually, with the money I saved going Ryzen I was able to get into 1440p gaming. It's been a rock solid and fantastic gaming PC.

Please make buying decisions based on facts, benchmarks and budget rather than feelings and fanboy-ism.
I get where your coming from the thing with AMD i have been iffy with is its software compatibility ive heard a lot of people say how buggy it can be. Which has made me want to stay more towards what ive known for a long time. As far as price and all that im not all to concerned just want this rig to be something im happy an will stay with for a LONG time.
 

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I'm running my first AMD gaming pc since the Phenom days. It was Intel builds in between.

My AMD build on an x570 motherboard has not been "buggy" for me whatsoever. And actually, with the money I saved going Ryzen I was able to get into 1440p gaming. It's been a rock solid and fantastic gaming PC.

Please make buying decisions based on facts, benchmarks and budget rather than feelings and fanboy-ism.
Lol, i have built many AMD rigs. For lower budget I prefer AMD where you can get much better performance thanks to the possibility to enable XMP ram profile.
But for contrast, AMD's power plan is not well balanced and is giving some issues with cpu clocks. AMD's software refinement is just not as good as Intel's.
Now you add the fact that the cpu is not attached to the socket. Man, I hate that, Spending so much money and risking the cpu when you need to change thermal paste. That doesn't cost 500$ to me, i would just go intel
 

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So after picking around an choosing a few things ive come up with this as what im leaning towards https://pcpartpicker.com/list/VrvJvW . Recommendations an any changes highly appreciated as im still abit worried about room in the PC with the new graphics card sizes. I did want to pick up more storage than a 1TB just dont know what else would be good to put in for that aspect.
If im not mistaken for bit more money i wanted to get the PCIE 4.0 on the motherboard if thats the right one.
https://pcpartpicker.com/list/P3nDp8
Changed the mobo for better VRM
Added 2tb HDD
360mm AIO just in case, that i7 is power hungry (when overclocked)

I think every z490 will support PCI4.0 but you won't get it unless you upgrade to 11th gen when it comes out
 
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https://pcpartpicker.com/list/P3nDp8
Changed the mobo for better VRM
Added 2tb HDD
360mm AIO just in case, that i7 is power hungry (when overclocked)

I think every z490 will support PCI4.0 but you won't get it unless you upgrade to 11th gen when it comes out
This is looking like the build for my 3080 if i can snag it on the 17th . Thank you everyone that has commented for your time an research. One last thing i shouldnt have to worry about room in the case correct?
 

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~$200 less yet has 1TB of additional NVME storage.

Or out that money toward a better monitor of whatever....

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor ($299.99 @ B&H)
CPU Cooler: be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 50.5 CFM CPU Cooler ($89.90 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Blue SN550 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Blue SN550 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda Compute 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Lian Li Lancool II Mesh ATX Mid Tower Case ($119.99 @ B&H)
Power Supply: SeaSonic PRIME Ultra Gold 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($144.99 @ B&H)
Total: $1174.82
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-09-14 16:23 EDT-0400
 
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~$200 less yet has 1TB of additional NVME storage.

Or out that money toward a better monitor of whatever....

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor ($299.99 @ B&H)
CPU Cooler: be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 50.5 CFM CPU Cooler ($89.90 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Blue SN550 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Blue SN550 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda Compute 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Lian Li Lancool II Mesh ATX Mid Tower Case ($119.99 @ B&H)
Power Supply: SeaSonic PRIME Ultra Gold 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($144.99 @ B&H)
Total: $1174.82
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-09-14 16:23 EDT-0400
I did this in a post before with intel. He just wants better looks and a K beast
 

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A little late to the party but anyways, heres what I would do (if you can put some more money, feel free to add some pcie 4.0 extra drive):

EDIT: Replace the GPU with the correct one when available.

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor ($299.99 @ B&H)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-U12S chromax.black 55 CFM CPU Cooler ($69.95 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS ATX AM4 Motherboard ($164.99 @ B&H)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Blue SN550 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8 GB GAMING OC Video Card ($739.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Meshify C ATX Mid Tower Case ($93.98 @ B&H)
Power Supply: Corsair RM (2019) 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($139.99 @ Best Buy)
Monitor: LG 27GL850-B 27.0" 2560x1440 144 Hz Monitor ($499.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $2218.86
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-09-14 16:41 EDT-0400


Source for the monitor recommendation:
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVd3LX2DCCQ
 
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~$200 less yet has 1TB of additional NVME storage.

Or out that money toward a better monitor of whatever....

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor ($299.99 @ B&H)
CPU Cooler: be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 50.5 CFM CPU Cooler ($89.90 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Blue SN550 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Blue SN550 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda Compute 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Lian Li Lancool II Mesh ATX Mid Tower Case ($119.99 @ B&H)
Power Supply: SeaSonic PRIME Ultra Gold 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($144.99 @ B&H)
Total: $1174.82
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-09-14 16:23 EDT-0400
Sorry for the late reply was at the gym, see honestly idk if its im worried about switching to something that ive never used or if its more or less everything i hear about amd as software an compatibility tend to have issues. Which is why im leaning toward more intel as im just comfortable with it ngl it really is tempting i gotta look more into amd cpus before the drop to see what im doing as ill end up buying everything if i can snag a 3080 fe on release.
 

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I did this in a post before with intel. He just wants better looks and a K beast
Pretty much what im going for at this point as i already have a decent rig which in technically could just do with the new gpu as its running a 1080 but its very basic, wanted to do more power/looks with this as it'll be the one i have for a long time so wanted to spend more if needed just to be happy with it all
 

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A little late to the party but anyways, heres what I would do (if you can put some more money, feel free to add some pcie 4.0 extra drive):

EDIT: Replace the GPU with the correct one when available.

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor ($299.99 @ B&H)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-U12S chromax.black 55 CFM CPU Cooler ($69.95 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS ATX AM4 Motherboard ($164.99 @ B&H)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Blue SN550 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8 GB GAMING OC Video Card ($739.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Meshify C ATX Mid Tower Case ($93.98 @ B&H)
Power Supply: Corsair RM (2019) 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($139.99 @ Best Buy)
Monitor: LG 27GL850-B 27.0" 2560x1440 144 Hz Monitor ($499.99 @ Best Buy)
Total: $2218.86
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-09-14 16:41 EDT-0400


Source for the monitor recommendation:
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVd3LX2DCCQ
its funny i actually just bought this monitor like a month ago in getting ready to do all this
 
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