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Posted · Original PosterOP

Budget (including currency): 1500$ 

Country: United Arab Emirates

Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: Gaming / Streaming

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): 

Hi So,
I made a build and i just need suggestions and improvements to my build (i am not stuck at 1500$ i can push to 1600$)


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Are you buying in the US?
If not, then don't use US pricing. It's not relevant to you.


At a strictly component level, I'd get a better PSU, and a larger SSD. Ryzen 5s don't really need liquid cooling so I'd just get a decent air cooler and use the money saved in the other places.

Current PC:




Mothballed PC:



CPU: Intel i5 4690k Cooler: Corsair H100i V2 Motherboard: MSI Z97i AC ITX

RAM: Crucial Ballistix 16GB DDR3 Storage: Kingston Fury 240GB GPU: Asus Strix GTX 970

PSU: Thermaltake TR2 Case: Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX

Monitor: Dell P2214H x2 Mouse: Logitech MX Master Keyboard: G.Skill KM780 Cherry MX Red



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That power supply is a fire hazard. It's as bad as the Diabloteks of the world :/

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