I'm just about to buy my computer but just trying to decide on some final specs. I'll start off by saying what exactly i'll be using this computer for. I'm going to be doing a bit of gaming at 1440p 60fps. My monitor only supports 60fps so I don't need anything above that, but I would like to be able to play in 1440p, i'm okay if my fps goes down under 60 for some of the more demanding games, but as long as I can get stable framerates at 1440p i'm good. I'm also going to be doing a bit of typing and watching occasional videos and that type of thing, but generally speaking only have like 3 windows open at once. My question is if I should opt for an i5 9600k or the i7 9700k based on my needs, as well as if I should opt for 8gb of memory or 16gb. I don't want to spend a ton of extra money on specs I don't need of course, so if an i7 or 16gb of ram won't benefit me at all then I won't get them, but if i'll get noticeable increases from upgrading then I will. Sidenote, i'm planning on getting an RTX 2060 super for the graphics card, is this sufficient for my needs? Or is it not powerful enough/ too powerful, cause if I can get a lower end graphics card that will suffice for what i'm doing then I will. Just trying to get the specs that will best suit me without paying extra money for higher specs than I need! One last thing, will the specs change if I want to add a second monitor? (also 1440p 60hz) Would I need a higher end graphics card or cpu or anything to do this, or would my current specs already be enough to support this? I've considered adding a second monitor but not sure yet, but I think I want my machine to be powerful enough to support it if I do decide to! Thanks for any help you can give!
Hello, I'm totally new here so sorry if I did anything wrong lol, but I'm needing some help as I'm setting up my first pc right now and figured this would be the best place to go! Now I'm not really wanting to build a pc right now, I'm just wanting to buy a prebuilt one, and don't like the super "out there" look that most gaming pc's have, and I've narrowed it down to 2 that I like, and wanted suggestions as to which would be better. I'll like them here: https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/game-desktops/aurora-r8/spd/alienware-aurora-r8-desktop https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/desktop-computers/xps-desktop-special-edition/spd/xps-8930-se-desktop Is one particularly better or would it not make a difference either way? I'm not too concerned with price, and it would cost roughly the same for the same configuration, so that's not a concern. I'm just curious if either if better in any way. I'll be using it to play a decent amount of gaming, nothing competitive or anything like that, but I would like to be able to play games in 1440p at like 60fps, it's fine if it dips a bit below that framerate. I'm a pretty casual gamer so I don't need like 120fps or anything, but I do want the best graphics I can get (1440p) without having like 20fps lol. With that being said, i'm considering going with either an 15 9600k or an i7 9700k, either 8gb or 16gb of ram, and 1tb ssd, and an RTX 2060 super. Would these specs be sufficient to handle what I'm going for, 1440p@60fps? And is it necessary to bump up to the i7 and 16gb ram, or would the i5 and 8gb be sufficient for what i'm going for? Cause I obviously don't wanna waste extra money if i'll get no benefit from it. Thank you for any help you can give!