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my best friend wants to upgrade his computer..

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Posted · Original PosterOP

i said why would you?! is there really something he can improve?

 

PCPartPicker Part List: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/8bdvDx

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor  ($308.94 @ Amazon) 
CPU Cooler: Corsair H115i RGB PLATINUM 97 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler  ($169.99 @ Amazon) 
Motherboard: Asus ROG Strix X570-E Gaming ATX AM4 Motherboard  ($293.99 @ Amazon) 
Memory: Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory  ($164.99 @ Amazon) 
Storage: Samsung 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive  ($168.99 @ Amazon) 
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($81.28 @ Amazon) 
Video Card: MSI GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8 GB GAMING X TRIO Video Card  ($738.99 @ Newegg) 
Case: Lian Li PC-O11 Dynamic Razer ATX Full Tower Case  ($159.99 @ Amazon) 
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA G3 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply  ($108.10 @ Amazon) 
Total: $2195.26
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-02-20 04:02 EST-0500

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What components are in his current system? Just for reference.


Please ping or quote me if you want a response. :) 

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10 minutes ago, robotix2211 said:

i said why would you?! is there really something he can improve?

 

PCPartPicker Part List: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/8bdvDx

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor  ($308.94 @ Amazon) 
CPU Cooler: Corsair H115i RGB PLATINUM 97 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler  ($169.99 @ Amazon) 
Motherboard: Asus ROG Strix X570-E Gaming ATX AM4 Motherboard  ($293.99 @ Amazon) 
Memory: Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory  ($164.99 @ Amazon) 
Storage: Samsung 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive  ($168.99 @ Amazon) 
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($81.28 @ Amazon) 
Video Card: MSI GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8 GB GAMING X TRIO Video Card  ($738.99 @ Newegg) 
Case: Lian Li PC-O11 Dynamic Razer ATX Full Tower Case  ($159.99 @ Amazon) 
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA G3 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply  ($108.10 @ Amazon) 
Total: $2195.26
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-02-20 04:02 EST-0500

A 2080 Ti technically performs better than a 2080S, but it's not worth the investment for the +5-10% of performance.

Seems like he just wants to flex.

 

EDIT: I assumed what you listed above is what he has already? In which case a Ryzen 9 3900x or 3950x would be an improvement too, if the extra cores are needed.


I apologize for the way I am. If my post seemed rude, that was not my intention. Just my ineptness in forming a nice coherent message.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

the parts i wrote on the 1st comment are in his computer :) i wanna know if there really is smth to improve or would he just waste money ?

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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, minibois said:

A 2080 Ti technically performs better than a 2080S, but it's not worth the investment for the +5-10% of performance.

Seems like he just wants to flex.

thats what i thought :) i mean there is nothing really to improve.. 

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His system looks really solid as it is. If he was going to build that parts list then there could be a few things that could have been swapped out, but mainly just to bring the cost down a little bit. Since he already has them then there's nothing really worth adding.

 

Depending on how he's going for storage he could look at maybe adding a cheapish 1TB SATA SSD as game storage (assuming he's a gamer with a big backlog of steam games like the rest of us). Or even just going a 2TB SSD and ditching the spinning rust if wants to spend the money.


What about monitor and peripherals? Might be something worthwhile upgrading there.


CPU: Intel i7 6700k  | Motherboard: Gigabyte Z170x Gaming 5 | RAM: 2x8GB 3000MHz G.Skill Ripjaws 5 | GPU: Gigabyte Aorus GTX 1080ti | PSU: Corsair RM750x (2018) | Case: BeQuiet SilentBase 800 | Cooler: Corsair H100i AIO | SSD: Samsung 970 Evo 500GB + Samsung 840 500GB | HDD: Seagate Ironwolf 8TB + 2x Seagate Ironwolf 6TB | Monitor: Acer Predator XB271HU + Samsung BX2450

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2 minutes ago, m777y said:

2 x ssd nvme pcie 4.0 raid 0 + i9 9900kf/ks @5GHz

he should be

Why ? (PCIe 4.0 is only available for AMD Zen 2 on X570 motherboard)


Don't forget to quote (arrow bottom left of the message) or use name tag (@name) for us to see your answer.

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if your friend hates having money that much, he should just give it to a charity of his choice, that'll be a better investment than trying to upgrading that system...

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33 minutes ago, Plouffe said:

Why ? (PCIe 4.0 is only available for AMD Zen 2 on X570 motherboard)

sry my bad

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If one of my friends asked me for a build with that kind of budget, I'd tell them to hold off for now and wait for new CPU and GPU releases - your friend has even less reason to buy anything now. While yes, there is room for improvement (horrible value though), he definitely shouldn't upgrade now.

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