Question Would massively appreciate some help with my pc parts list?

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Hi please would appreciate some help, first time putting a PC together, does this list work/is it compatible? Also is there anything I should improve for mid/high end gaming? Thank you so much!
-AMD Ryzen 5 5600X with Wraith Stealth
-ASUS GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Dual Mini LHR 8GB
-Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16GB (2x8GB) 3200MHz CL16 DDR4
-Corsair RM750 Gold Modular 750W Power Supply V2
-Samsung 870 EVO 2.5in SATA SSD 1TB
-NZXT H510 Mid Tower Case Matte Black/Black
-Gigabyte B550 Aorus Master Motherboard
-NZXT Kraken X53 R1 240mm AIO Liquid CPU Cooler
 
Hi please would appreciate some help, first time putting a PC together, does this list work/is it compatible? Also is there anything I should improve for mid/high end gaming? Thank you so much!
-AMD Ryzen 5 5600X with Wraith Stealth
-ASUS GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Dual Mini LHR 8GB
-Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16GB (2x8GB) 3200MHz CL16 DDR4
-Corsair RM750 Gold Modular 750W Power Supply V2
-Samsung 870 EVO 2.5in SATA SSD 1TB
-NZXT H510 Mid Tower Case Matte Black/Black
-Gigabyte B550 Aorus Master Motherboard
-NZXT Kraken X53 R1 240mm AIO Liquid CPU Cooler
Looks good, NB may need BIOS update depending on date of manufacturing. Same goes for all MBs with 550/570 chipsets. Check with seller to guarantee compatibility with 5000 series Ryzen.
 

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Would personally get a more airflow oriented case, a comparison in price of a few with the one you chose,
In the P400A versions can the aio cooler only be mounted in the front so whe thinking of it is the Digital version maybe a waste of money although fans can be relocated. This if you even like rgb of course ...

Looked and the bios that supports the 5600X is from mid september 2020 so you should be fine unless getting really old stock. Is still good to ask the seller for a bios update if they cannot guarantee.
 
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Would personally get a more airflow oriented case, a comparison in price of a few with the one you chose,
In the P400A versions can the aio cooler only be mounted in the front so whe thinking of it is the Digital version maybe a waste of money although fans can be relocated. This if you even like rgb of course ...

Looked and the bios that supports the 5600X is from mid september 2020 so you should be fine unless getting really old stock. Is still good to ask the seller for a bios update if they cannot guarantee.
Ok I see, so is that to ensure that the GPU doesn't overheat?
 
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Looks good, NB may need BIOS update depending on date of manufacturing. Same goes for all MBs with 550/570 chipsets. Check with seller to guarantee compatibility with 5000 series Ryzen.
If you were to change one thing to improve it what would you do? And what would you upgrade it to? Thank you!
 
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personally, I'd get a lian li 215 case, great for airflow. NZXT's look nice though
Yeah I can get a bundle with the lian li 215 case and the Super Flower Leadex III Gold 650W Power Supply basically half off would that all still work with my other configuration above? And if so do you reckon it would be better? Thank you!
 
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It says at Lian Li,


op Panel2 x 120MM fans
2 x 140MM fans
240MM radiator with max 55MM thick !!
280MM radiator with max 55MM thick

At NZXT,


so yes the cooler should fit fine.
Thank you, you've been amazingly helpful, last two questions, I think I'm going to go with an RTX 3070 instead, everything should still be fine right? And what is the difference between a 650 and 750w power supply? I think I'll be ok with 650w right? Thank you so much
 

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Difference between the 650watt and the 750watt you chose is mostly wattage and some quality where the Leadex gold might be abit better, but both are fine. The Corsair RMx would be a good choice too, but so are there many options, don't know what is available to you and how there maybe are more combo options with case+psu.

When upgrading the gpu , which in this case might be of minimal impact performance wise or of influence on power usage, would it maybe good to go for a 750watt for if you decided in time to upgrade to something like a 3080 (ti), where the TI already might ask for 850watts although the 5600X is pretty good when it comes to power usage.
 
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Difference between the 650watt and the 750watt you chose is mostly wattage and some quality where the Leadex gold might be abit better, but both are fine. The Corsair RMx would be a good choice too, but so are there many options, don't know what is available to you and how there maybe are more combo options with case+psu.

When upgrading the gpu , which in this case might be of minimal impact performance wise or of influence on power usage, would it maybe good to go for a 750watt for if you decided in time to upgrade to something like a 3080 (ti), where the TI already might ask for 850watts although the 5600X is pretty good when it comes to power usage.
Ok so if I ever upgraded my gpu to 3080ti I should probably also upgrade my power supply to 750watt? Makes sense
 
That is a very good build. Heres another with more value for money at same budget...

PCPartPicker Part List

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
CPU | AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 3.8 GHz 8-Core Processor | $393.99 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler | Deepcool ASSASSIN III 90.37 CFM CPU Cooler | $89.99 @ B&H
Motherboard | MSI MAG X570 TOMAHAWK WIFI ATX AM4 Motherboard | $250.00 @ Amazon
Memory | Crucial Ballistix 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory | $169.99 @ B&H
Storage | Corsair MP600 Force Series Gen4 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive | $149.59 @ Amazon
Video Card | Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 8 GB GAMING OC Video Card | $1271.92 @ Amazon
Case | Corsair 275R Airflow ATX Mid Tower Case | $79.99 @ Corsair
Power Supply | SeaSonic FOCUS Gold 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply | $79.99 @ Newegg
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total (before mail-in rebates) | $2495.46
| Mail-in rebates | -$10.00
| Total | $2485.46
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2021-10-14 09:26 EDT-0400 |
 
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Gigabyte's RGB fusion isn't compatible with the led's, on crucial ram. You have to download an Asus utility, to make it work. I know this because I have such a combo. A bit more than the initial build, but better value.

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 3.8 GHz 8-Core Processor ($393.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Thermalright ARO-M14G 73.6 CFM CPU Cooler ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard ($149.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix RGB 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory ($172.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Team CARDEA ZERO Z440 2 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($289.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 8 GB XC3 ULTRA GAMING Video Card ($1229.00 @ Amazon)
Case: Antec NX410 ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.98 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair RMx (2018) 850 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($114.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $2470.92
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2021-10-14 09:55 EDT-0400
 
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Your build will work as is.
I think I would use a samsung 970 EVO Plus MLC base ssd instead of the slower TLC kingston ssd.
You also get 5 years warranty vs. 3

For a first time builder:
MY build process:

Before anything, while waiting for your parts to be delivered, download
and read, cover to cover your case and motherboard manual.
Buy a #2 magnetic tip philips screwdriver.
I find it handy to buy a power switch like this for testing.
https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16812119009?Description=power switch&cm_re=power_switch-_-12-119-009-_-Product&quicklink=true
1. I assemble the critical parts outside of the case.
That lets me test them for functionality easily.
A wood table or cardboard is fine.
2. Plug in only the necessary parts at first. Ram, cpu, cooler, psu.
Do not force anything. Parts fit only one way.
Attach a monitor to the integrated motherboard adapter if you have one, otherwise to the graphics card.
  1. If your motherboard does not have a PWR button, momentarily touch the two pwr front panel pins with a flat blade screwdriver.
  2. Repeatedly hit F2 or DEL, and that should get you into the bios display.
  3. Boot from a cd or usb stick with memtest86 on it. memtest will exercise your ram and cpu functionality.
  4. Install windows.
  5. Install the motherboard cd drivers. Particularly the lan drivers so you can access the internet.
Do not select the easy install option, or you will get a bunch of utilities and trialware that you don't want. Drivers only.
  1. Connect to the internet and install an antivirus program. Microsoft defender is free, easy, and unobtrusive.
  2. Install your graphics card and driver if you tested with integrated graphics.
You will need to remove the graphics card later to install your motherboard in the case.
As a tip when screwing the motherboard into the posts, give the screw a small counterclockwise turn until you feel a click.
That lets you know that the screw will engage properly.
Make a note of how the graphics card latches into the pcie slot.
The mechanism will be hidden under the card and may be difficult to work if you have not previously checked how.
  1. Update windows to currency.
  2. Only now do I take apart what I need to and install it in the case.
  3. Now is the time to reinstall your graphics card.
 
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It would work, but it is a terrible value.
If we are really scrutinizing value we would do something more like this this and wait instead of spending 1300 dollars on a 600 dollar card (even then its a bad value).

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 5700G 3.8 GHz 8-Core Processor ($319.00 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: ARCTIC Liquid Freezer II 240 56.3 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($87.92 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) ATX AM4 Motherboard ($197.00 @ B&H)
Memory: G.Skill Trident Z RGB 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory ($219.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Corsair MP600 Force Series Gen4 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($149.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Corsair 4000D Airflow ATX Mid Tower Case ($94.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair RMx (2021) 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($139.13 @ Amazon)
Total: $1208.02
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2021-10-14 12:18 EDT-0400
 

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If we are really scrutinizing value we would do something more like this this and wait instead of spending 1300 dollars on a 600 dollar card (even then its a bad value).

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 5700G 3.8 GHz 8-Core Processor ($319.00 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: ARCTIC Liquid Freezer II 240 56.3 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($87.92 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) ATX AM4 Motherboard ($197.00 @ B&H)
Memory: G.Skill Trident Z RGB 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory ($219.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Corsair MP600 Force Series Gen4 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($149.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Corsair 4000D Airflow ATX Mid Tower Case ($94.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair RMx (2021) 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($139.13 @ Amazon)
Total: $1208.02
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2021-10-14 12:18 EDT-0400
Except that is going to be quite terrible, at gaming. If the OP is wanting a gaming rig, which is apparent by their part selection, the 5700g is a terrible buy. Spending nearly $2500 on a 5600x rig, vs a 5800x rig, makes said 5600x rig a poor value. All GPU's are terrible buys right now, but that is the times we are in. They could get buy with a lesser card, but they are still going to be paying over MSRP. That is a fact we have to live with, for probably another year. Not everyone can get lucky, and beat the bots, on MSRP cards.
 
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Except that is going to be quite terrible, at gaming. If the OP is wanting a gaming rig, which is apparent by their part selection, the 5700g is a terrible buy. Spending nearly $2500 on a 5600x rig, vs a 5800x rig, makes said 5600x rig a poor value. All GPU's are terrible buys right now, but that is the times we are in. They could get buy with a lesser card, but they are still going to be paying over MSRP. That is a fact we have to live with, for probably another year.
Yes, but the 5700g can play most titles at 1080p low for now and is roughly as fast as a 5800x making it, imo, a great buy. Once he can acquire a GPU that does not cost him 220% the original MSRP he can use that. It can play GTA5 1080p 85 fps average with a 66 min 99%. The integrated GPU on the 5700g is worth a 200+ dollar discrete GPU right now.
 

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