Discussion Suggest the better build for long term, considering I'm not professional gamer but love high FPS numbers!

Sep 7, 2019
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Ryzen 5 2600
Asus TUF B450-PRO GAMING
G.Skill Aegis 8GB x2 modules DDR4 2666
Thermaltake Smart RGB 500W
RX 580 Sapphire Nitro+

OR

i5 9400F
MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Plus
G.Skill Aegis 8GB x2 modules DDR4 2666
Thermaltake Smart RGB 500W
RX 580 Sapphire Nitro+
 
Do not use a Thermaltake SMART. They are really low quality and will not reliably power an RX580.

Also, ryzen needs 3000mhz or faster ram.

The 2600 is more future proof. Games are rapidly depending more only multithreaded performance, and the 2600 has more threads.
 
PCPartPicker Part List

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
CPU | AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor | $129.20 @ OutletPC
Motherboard | Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard | $119.89 @ OutletPC
Memory | Team Vulcan 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory | $62.99 @ Newegg
Video Card | MSI Radeon RX 580 8 GB ARMOR OC Video Card | $159.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply | EVGA GD (2019) 500 W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply | $55.98 @ Newegg
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total (before mail-in rebates) | $578.05
| Mail-in rebates | -$50.00
| Total | $528.05
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-09-07 17:23 EDT-0400 |
Heres an example of what id pick.
 

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