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  1. Budget (including currency): 400-450 USD Country: USA Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: Schoolwork (like word and crap), Youtube watching, Astroneer, Cyberpunk 2077, Titanfall 2, warframe, shadow of the tomb raider, Emulation Other details (existing parts lists, whether any peripherals are needed, what you're upgrading from, when you're going to buy, what resolution and refresh rate you want to play at, etc): I'm currently kinda not sure which montior i should get for my future pc upgrade in the upcoming months. I would like to stay in 1440p since ill also be buying a sapphire nitro + 5700xt Here are the monitors: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07WQ4FXY9?tag=pcpapi-20&linkCode=ogi&th=1&psc=1 https://www.newegg.com/black-asus-tuf-gaming-vg27wq-90lm05f0-b01eb0-27/p/N82E16824281049
  2. Hi I'm a first time builder and I'm wondering what headset i should get, I currently have a very cheap Hunterspider brand headset that goes for like 20 dollars on amazon so lets just say im not very experienced. For the headset, I would like it to be on the more (actually looks like a headphone instead of a ATC headset look). I would also like it to have a decent mic on it since I want to use it with VR (going to buy a quest when the new version releases and i also have a crappy usb mic from amazon that costed like 10 bucks [CMTECK]) and as you know it ain't so easy to put a usb mic on a vr headset. ear comfortability is also something I'm looking for along with actual good high def audio (going to buy a b550 gaming carbon wifi with my new build). I have a pretty skinny head compared to most so i dont have too hard of a time when it comes to the clamping force of a headset put on the head (however, i would still like good ear cusioning) I'm currently looking at these headsets: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07VSHL7V6?tag=pcpapi-20&linkCode=ogi&th=1&psc=1 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07B32GY9Z?tag=pcpapi-20&linkCode=ogi&th=1&psc=1 Note: i chose to link se version of the virtuoso over the regular one because i feel more comfortable with it being more metallic makes it feel more cleaner and more durable to me
  3. I see thank you, I'll keep an eye out for that tomahawk then.
  4. currently seeing the x570 tomahawk going for over 300 on newegg and amazon (amazon only has the available from these sellers thing): https://www.newegg.com/msi-mag-x570-tomahawk-wifi/p/N82E16813144310?Description=x570 tomahawk&cm_re=x570_tomahawk-_-13-144-310-_-Product while the gaming carbon goes for around 200ish on newegg goes for 219.99 which is only 12 dollars more than the gaming edge on newegg and 25 more than the edge on amazon: Gaming carbon wifi: https://www.newegg.com/msi-mpg-b550-gaming-carbon-wifi/p/N82E16813144322 Gaming edge wifi (newegg): https://www.newegg.com/msi-mpg-b550-gaming-edge-wifi/p/N82E16813144324 Gaming edge wifi (amazon): https://www.amazon.com/MSI-MPG-B550-Gaming-Motherboard/dp/B089CQFHHZ/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=b550+gaming+edge&qid=1595599812&s=electronics&sr=1-1
  5. Budget (including currency): whole set up should be around 2550 USD or lower Country: USA Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: Astroneer, Cyberpunk 2077, Monster hunter world, Cemu/Yuzu emulator, Titanfall 2, satisfactory, Code Vein, Warfrane, Tomb raider games, the new COD: modern warfare, overwatch Other details (existing parts lists, whether any peripherals are needed, what you're upgrading from, when you're going to buy, what resolution and refresh rate you want to play at, etc): This is my current pc list PCPartPicker Part List Type Item Price CPU AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor $279.99 @ Amazon Motherboard MSI MPG B550 GAMING CARBON WIFI ATX AM4 Motherboard $219.99 @ Newegg Memory G.Skill Trident Z Neo 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory $91.99 @ Newegg Storage Samsung 860 Evo 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $133.97 @ Amazon Video Card Sapphire Radeon RX 5700 XT 8 GB NITRO+ Video Card $434.99 @ Newegg Case Lian Li LANCOOL II-X ATX Mid Tower Case $94.99 @ Amazon Power Supply be quiet! Straight Power 11 550 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply $109.90 @ B&H Case Fan Cooler Master MF120R ARGB 59 CFM 120 mm Fans 3-Pack $64.99 @ B&H Monitor Asus TUF Gaming VG27AQ 27.0" 2560x1440 165 Hz Monitor $429.99 @ Amazon Keyboard SteelSeries Apex 7 TKL RGB Wired Gaming Keyboard $129.99 @ Adorama Mouse Logitech G502 HERO Wired Optical Mouse $46.99 @ Amazon Headphones Corsair Virtuoso RGB SE 7.1 Channel Headset $209.99 @ Amazon Custom Cable Management Sleeve, JOTO Cord Management System for TV / Computer / Home Entertainment, 19 - 20 inch Flexible Cable Sleeve Wrap Cover Organizer, 4 Piece - Black $12.00 @ Amazon Custom SteelSeries QcK Edge Cloth Gaming Mouse Pad - Never-fray Stitched Edges - Optimized for Gaming Sensors - Maximum Control - Size XL $21.45 @ Amazon Custom Game Controller Wall Mount Stand Holder (2 Pack) for XBOX ONE SWITCH PS4 STEAM PC NINTENDO, Universal Gamepad Accessories - No screws, Stick on, Black By Brainwavz (V2 - Improved Adhesion) UG $15.99 @ Amazon Custom Fortnite OMEGA-Xi Gaming Chair, RESPAWN by OFM Reclining Ergonomic Chair with Footrest (OMEGA-02) $184.01 @ Amazon Custom TotalMount for Headphones – Will Not Damage Your Wall With Screws or Permanent Adhesive (Premium Black – One Pack) $11.99 @ Amazon Custom 16 Piece Computer Tool Kit - PH-TKT_01 $18.98 @ Amazon Custom Dbrand switch $34.75 Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts Total $2546.94 Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-07-24 09:55 EDT-0400 I don't know if i should go with the b550 gaming carbon/edge wifi or with the b550 aorus pro ac. Also any headset recommendations? I would prefer something with a nice earcup since my main concern currently is comfortability to audio performance. I'm currently stuck between the virtuoso and the steelseries arctis pro (the wired version). I would like it too look like an actual headphones since i will be using them outdoors from time to time (don't want to look like a ATC worker in walmart XD)
  6. in which case should i just go with the everest core? the everest max just has all those periperhals but the core only comes with the keyboard itself with everything else to be added seperatly like that media control. in which case i may do that since i basically never use numpads and i constantly tab out a lot of my game/software to see whats going on in the rest of my pc so that media control would actually be very helpful to me. other than that it pretty much everything else i could ask for in a keyboard
  7. Hi sorry that im replying so late, but as for the keyboard comment what are your thoughts on this? https://mountainggshop.com/collections/keyboards/products/everest-max?variant=33374555635845 It seems like its gonna be a really good keyboard and it can switch the keycaps ,switches, numpad, and the media dock whenever neccessary (numpad and media dock can be placed on both sinces of the keyboard as well) the numpad has streamdeck like keys on the top to act as in housed shortcuts to applications like discord,steam,chrome,etc. and that media thing is amaze balls
  8. for the PSU, it would be around 100-140/50 preferribly. I may go with the be quiet striaght power 11 platinium 750w since that goes for exactly that budget while also giving me more upgrading headroom as for the ram, rn im only really seeing around a 10-20 dollar difference so rn im not too concerned with it
  9. downgrading to a ryzen 7 3700X will save you a good 50 bucks for roughly around the same performance and I recommend going with a pahnteks case, the meshify C, or the lian li lancool 2 as they are also good alternatives to the h510, however thats up to you.
  10. Budget (including currency): $2500-2600 USD (for the entire setup) Country: USA Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: Astroneer, School work, Warframe, Titanfall 2, Cemu, Yuzu, Satisfactory, Doom eternal, Modded Monster Hunter World, Code Vein, Cyberpunk 2077 (when it releases) Other details (existing parts lists, whether any peripherals are needed, what you're upgrading from, when you're going to buy, what resolution and refresh rate you want to play at, etc): Monitor: I would prefer to play at 1440p, 144hz in an IPS display since I seriously can't handle the color inaccuratness in Tn displays and because VA displays are a bit more unstable than IPS (and they generally go for around the same price anyway) https://pcpartpicker.com/list/GBNZb8 I am currently upgrading from: I5-7400 with a stock cooler GTX 1060 3gb 8gigs of ram No name motherboard No name psu HP case (since this is a prebuilt) -Of course I am going to add the ryzen 4000 series when they come out and potentially the rdna 2 cards as well (depending on their price tag) so the cpu and gpu are not final by any means -Not to familiar with what aftermarket cooler I should get so i went with the Arctic cooler 360mm since it has very good reviews and fits in the lian li Lancool 2 (if you have any cheaper aftermarket coolers that also preform the same/better in mind then do let me know) -I also chose the be quite straight power 11 since i see a good amount of my favorite tech youtubers talk about it briefly and it also has Japanese capacitors which make me feel a bit safe -As for the motherboard, I'm going with b550 since I want to use the 4000 series without gambiling with beta drivers on b450 and this is system is also going to get another upgrade in the next 3 years since that will be my self graduation gift (so new cpu and stuff) so staying on b550 will allow me to also futureproof my system to probably the 5000 series when that comes around. As for the motherboard selection, I honestly saw more ports on the gaming Carbon wifi than on the gaming edge wifi and as it currently stands, the price difference between the two is 30 bucks which seems like a decent trade off for me (although let me know otherwise). -I've also heard many good things about this BenQ monitor so i opted to get this rather than a asus or acer one (although once again let me know if you recommend something else) -Phanteks Led strip is there for illuminating the setup (going with a black-orange theme) -the argb extenstion is there to sync up the gpu's rgb to mystic light (since it has a individual port for that) -the other led strip is there for Bias lighting to put behind the monitor - as for the chair, I don't have many back issues as of right now and i couldn't find any good reviews on 100-150 dollar ergonomic chairs so i went with this chair since it looks nice and from the reviews seems to be very comfortable as well ( I watch anime a lot on my current "monitor" (sanyo LCD TV) so having a reclining feature is always nice to have - Heard good reviews on the steelseries 5 and having that discord/game audio configurer is very nice, they also seem to be very flexible with how its designed. -Went with the apex 7 TKL since I use discord very frequently, their software allows me to see which friend is speaking while in game without alt tabbing out (on the lcd screen or on the numpad) and see notifications while my monitor is turned off for awhile (like me just laying in my bed watching videos)
  11. between this https://pcpartpicker.com/product/dDH48d/corsair-txm-gold-550w-80-gold-certified-semi-modular-atx-power-supply-cp-9020133-na and this https://pcpartpicker.com/product/PxdxFT/cooler-master-mwe-gold-550-w-80-gold-certified-fully-modular-atx-power-supply-mpy-5501-afaag-us which should i choose?
  12. for the psu i dont really need a modular one for the case since it has amazing cable management so i went with this one, the 650 and 500 watt ones are ethier out of stock or more expensive so this one currently is more bang for the buck especially since evga is a highly trusted company for PSUs
  13. Budget (including currency): 1700-1875 USD (on all the parts not just the PC) Country: United States of America Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: Satisfactory, Astroneer, Emulation (Cemu, RPCS3, Yuzu, Desumde), Warframe, Doom Eternal, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, The new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Code Vein, Anthem (obviously when 2.0 releases, i just hope that it will be good), Halo: The Master Chief collection, coding programs (in the near future). Other details (existing parts lists, whether any peripherals are needed, what you're upgrading from, when you're going to buy, what resolution and refresh rate you want to play at, etc): PCPartPicker Part List Type Item Price CPU AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor $166.89 @ Walmart CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 RGB Black Edition 57.3 CFM CPU Cooler $44.99 @ Amazon Thermal Compound Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut 1g 1 g Thermal Paste $9.11 @ Amazon Motherboard Gigabyte B450 AORUS PRO WIFI (rev. 1.0) ATX AM4 Motherboard $129.99 @ Best Buy Memory G.Skill Trident Z RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory $88.99 @ Newegg Storage Western Digital Blue SN550 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive $128.85 @ Amazon Storage Seagate Barracuda Compute 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $55.99 @ Newegg Video Card Sapphire Radeon RX 5700 XT 8 GB NITRO+ Video Card $419.99 @ Newegg Case Lian Li LANCOOL II-X ATX Mid Tower Case $94.99 @ B&H Power Supply EVGA BR 700 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $74.99 @ Best Buy Case Fan Cooler Master MF120R ARGB 3in1 59 CFM 120 mm Fans $51.99 @ Newegg Monitor Asus VP249QGR 23.8" 1920x1080 144 Hz Monitor $238.00 @ Amazon Keyboard Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 Wired Standard Keyboard $99.99 @ Best Buy Mouse Logitech G502 HERO Wired Optical Mouse $49.99 @ Best Buy Headphones SteelSeries ARCTIS 5 (2019 Edition) 7.1 Channel Headset $99.00 @ Amazon Custom iFixit Essential Electronics Toolkit $24.99 @ Amazon Custom Netac 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive, USB Stick, Thumb Drive with Rotated Design, Memory Stick for PC/Laptop/PS4/External Storage Data, Jump Drive, Pen Drive, Photo Stick Digital for Photos/Videos $6.49 @ Amazon Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts Total $1785.23 Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-06-14 19:20 EDT-0400 Currently upgrading from a Pre-Built Hp pavilion with: - A horrible case that can only do negative airflow -Hp motherboard -I5-7400 -Gtx 1060 3GB -No name brand PSU and 8 gigs of ram (4 x 2) -I am going to buy this in around September to early December -I want to play at 1080p 144hz and some 1440p gameplay (although i would also love to play at 1440p 144hz as well) -my eyes really can't handle how TN panels are so I would prefer to stay with IPS at a response time of 1ms - 5ms -build theme is going to be black and orange -The motherboard has exactly what I need from it (no its not just the wifi) hence why i chose this over the b450 tomahawk max since that was bit too overkill for what I need (wifi router also is not in my room so not paying an extra 20 bucks for a wifi adapter is good i guess) -I would prefer to stay with a freesync monitor since I am also planning on getting the PS5 in the future which will most likely use a rdna 2 card and also because AMD drivers have gotten extremely stable over the past few months so having a 2070s competitor for the price of a 2060s is very nice also Amds control panel is way more slick and user friendly than nivida's. If rdna 2 card prices are also around the same pricings then i would go for that although its too early to tell as of right now. Any IPS free-sync monitors you guys recommend for this system? What about the mouse, keyboard, and headset? any other motherboard and case fan/cpu cooler recommendations?
  14. changed the HDD to Toshiba P300 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive is that better?