[SOLVED] Thoughts on my first build, any advice?

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What is your main usage?
Monitor resolution and refresh rate?

I will add more depending on the answer to the above, but at first glance:
  • If it's an intel system, going for 3200 RAM won't make much difference, It's Ryzen systems where higher RAM speeds really make noticeable differences.
  • You could probably swap the Samsung SSD for a 1Tb Intel 660p for probably slightly less.
  • You can knock another 100/200W off the PSU. A good quality 650W would run most 2080 systems, a good quality 750W gives you more than enough including any overclocking.
 

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Faster SSD, and graphics, for slightly less.

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i7-9700K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor ($359.99 @ Walmart)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i RGB PLATINUM 75 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($139.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($129.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($99.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Intel 660p Series 1.02 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($99.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8 GB BLACK GAMING Video Card ($703.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master MasterCase H500 ATX Mid Tower Case ($119.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair RMx (2018) 850 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($129.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $1783.91
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-10-04 14:21 EDT-0400
 
Oct 4, 2019
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What is your main usage?
Monitor resolution and refresh rate?

I will add more depending on the answer to the above, but at first glance:
  • If it's an intel system, going for 3200 RAM won't make much difference, It's Ryzen systems where higher RAM speeds really make noticeable differences.
  • You could probably swap the Samsung SSD for a 1Tb Intel 660p for probably slightly less.
  • You can knock another 100/200W off the PSU. A good quality 650W would run most 2080 systems, a good quality 750W gives you more than enough including any overclocking.
Main usage would be gaming. I'd like to run most titles at high settings. For the monitor the refresh rate is 144hz and resolution would be 1920 x 1080
 
Oct 3, 2019
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The kind of money you're spending? Go for 1440p/144hz or 4k, it's wasted on a 1080p display. You could get 1080 smooth as butter for waaaaay less. Shorting the parts list so you can afford a better monitor is a better plan than buying all this for a 1080 display.

It's a fine list but you're maxing everything out, might as well have a screen capable of displaying all the excess.
 
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