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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hey guys. New here. I’m a pc gamer and I am currently trying to build a new computer because the old one my friend gave me for free is on its last legs. So many options for cpu’s And gpu’s out there so I cannot decide. I was debating either getting a ryzen 2700x or an i5-9600k for cpu. And for a gpu either a 2070 since it’s cheaper than a 1070, or getting a 2060/1060, or the newly released 1660/1660ti. Are there any other better options out there for these two components? My budge for my computer is 1000 dollars so they play a huge important role on my budget. Thanks! 

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For me, either CPU is fine and go the 2070 if you can afford it.  ray tracing is going to come with the early adopters tax (nature of the beast) but it looks promising.


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Hi, welcome to the forum!

If you want people to give you tailored advice on parts it's good to include stuff like:

- Location (Country)

- Usecases (Gaming, productivity, development, combinations, etc)

- Budget (which you have included)


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18 minutes ago, Noobnoob said:

My budge for my computer is 1000 dollars so they play a huge important role on my budget. Thanks! 

any parts you will be reusing?

anyway no point getting 9600k and z-mobo at its price.

1660ti & 2060 shall give a bit more headroom for future games

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What are your priorities with the hardware? Do you want special features, a certain aesthetic appearance, thermals or power consumption?

How much of that budget is going to be spent on other stuff in the PC?

You could get the 2700x and 2070 on 1000 USD but youre gonna be compromising on parts in every way possible.

 

I just wouldn't recommend that, you end up with a fairly cheap and low feature motherboard, slower ram and less of it, a dramless SSD, a very cheap case and very cheap power supply. Not bottom of the barrel tier stuff but this is not the best kind of option unless the 2700x and 2070 are an absolute must.

 

I suggest something like this, by simply cutting back on the CPU and GPU you end up with a much nicer case, much nicer PSU, 16gb of higher clocked ram, a nicer motherboard, and a cooler that will handle any OC you throw at it.

 

The difference is that instead of a 2700x you have a 2600x and instead of an average tier 2070 you have the best of the best that there is for a 1660ti. 


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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor  ($164.99 @ Amazon) 
Motherboard: ASRock - B450M Steel Legend Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard  ($93.98 @ Newegg Business) 
Memory: G.Skill - Sniper X 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory  ($90.98 @ Newegg) 
Storage: Inland - Professional 120 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive  ($19.99 @ Amazon) 
Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($44.89 @ OutletPC) 
Video Card: EVGA - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB Black Video Card  ($489.99 @ Amazon) 
Case: Cougar - MX330-G ATX Mid Tower Case  ($45.99 @ B&H) 
Power Supply: Corsair - CX (2017) 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply  ($54.99 @ Newegg) 
Total: $1005.80
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-15 06:08 EDT-0400

 

i would head towards this build. its hard to get more value out of 1k budget without seriusly harming other components of the build. 

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20 minutes ago, campy said:

oh please dont be serious.

20 minutes ago, campy said:

i mean it cheap, nothing else is notable. 

20 minutes ago, campy said:

 

20 minutes ago, campy said:

these boards are awful. noone should buy them. 

20 minutes ago, campy said:

this thing is a lower profile cooler that is worse than the stock cooler......... edit: and you end up paying 43$ for it?

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1 hour ago, campy said:

I just wouldn't recommend that, you end up with a fairly cheap and low feature motherboard, slower ram and less of it, a dramless SSD, a very cheap case and very cheap power supply. Not bottom of the barrel tier stuff but this is not the best kind of option unless the 2700x and 2070 are an absolute must.

 

I suggest something like this, by simply cutting back on the CPU and GPU you end up with a much nicer case, much nicer PSU, 16gb of higher clocked ram, a nicer motherboard, and a cooler that will handle any OC you throw at it.

 

The difference is that instead of a 2700x you have a 2600x and instead of an average tier 2070 you have the best of the best that there is for a 1660ti. 

He would still be ending up with a cheap and low featured board though with that spec. That board is just crap even for a R5 2600/X. The VRM is garbage on it.

 

Also not sure why you would spend more on the cooler than the actual board. 


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If you want to game with a normal monitor 1080p 60hz buy a 2600 + a 1060 / 2060

If you want to game like a real gamer buy a 1080p/1440p monitor 144hz and a 2070 


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1 hour ago, Peskanova said:

If you want to game with a normal monitor 1080p 60hz buy a 2600 + a 1060 / 2060

If you want to game like a real gamer buy a 1080p/1440p monitor 144hz and a 2070 

The RTX 2070 is only around 10% or so faster than an RTX 2060 depending on the game, so not sure what your point is.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
5 hours ago, aless83 said:

Do you care about raytracing?

I’m sorry but what is raytracing? 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
5 hours ago, GoldenLag said:

r5 2600 + a 2070/2080

 

is it 1k$ in the US?

Ehhh it depends on what website you buy it from. 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
5 hours ago, martward said:

Hi, welcome to the forum!

If you want people to give you tailored advice on parts it's good to include stuff like:

- Location (Country)

- Usecases (Gaming, productivity, development, combinations, etc)

- Budget (which you have included)

Location:US

Uses: Mostly gaming, a little bit of watching videos and what not. 

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
5 hours ago, dgsddfgdfhgs said:

any parts you will be reusing?

anyway no point getting 9600k and z-mobo at its price.

1660ti & 2060 shall give a bit more headroom for future games

I’ll be using my 1 tb Samsung ssd from my old computer. 

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3 minutes ago, Noobnoob said:

Ehhh it depends on what website you buy it from. 

Um what?

1 minute ago, Noobnoob said:

Location:US

Uses: Mostly gaming, a little bit of watching videos and what not. 

 

I posted a suggestion earlier. Wont get much better than that

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Since you're using an SSD that you already own, I was able to put this together. Let me know what you think.

 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 2600X 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor  ($184.89 @ OutletPC) 
Motherboard: Gigabyte - B450 AORUS ELITE ATX AM4 Motherboard  ($108.98 @ Newegg Business) 
Memory: G.Skill - Aegis 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory  ($90.98 @ Newegg) 
Video Card: Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB WINDFORCE Video Card  ($498.99 @ SuperBiiz) 
Case: NZXT - H500 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case  ($69.99 @ Amazon) 
Power Supply: Corsair - CXM 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply  ($43.98 @ Newegg) 
Total: $997.81
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-15 12:11 EDT-0400

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