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Is this a good budget build?

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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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14 minutes ago, McJDT said:

I am making a budget build and I was wondering if it was any good



want me to switch it over to PC partpicker?

Hobbies: Youtubing / gaming / game development / software development

Music: hard rock / metal: Disturbed / FFDP / Rob Zombie / Metallica


⚠️under construction⚠️

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PC specs:


I7 8700

1x 8gb Ballistix Elite 3200MHZ

GTX 980 ti Evga Superclocked


120gb Kingston SSD

3TB of HDD

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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor  ($159.89 @ OutletPC) 
CPU Cooler: be quiet! - Dark Rock 4 CPU Cooler  ($66.49 @ SuperBiiz) 
Motherboard: MSI - B450 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard  ($105.10 @ B&H) 
Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws V 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory  ($109.99 @ Newegg) 
Storage: Gigabyte - UD PRO 512 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive  ($79.99 @ Amazon) 
Storage: Seagate - Barracuda 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($58.89 @ OutletPC) 
Video Card: Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB WINDFORCE Video Card  ($498.99 @ Amazon) 
Case: Cooler Master - MasterBox Pro 5 RGB ATX Mid Tower Case  ($79.99 @ B&H) 
Power Supply: SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply  ($89.99 @ Amazon) 
Keyboard: Corsair - K63 Wired Gaming Keyboard  ($59.99 @ Newegg) 
Mouse: Logitech - G403 Prodigy Wired Optical Mouse  ($40.99 @ Amazon) 
Total: $1350.30
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-11-08 15:34 EST-0500


drafted this from what i could get from the google docs, but i cant help further without some answers. 


what is the usecase for this build?

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Blueberry Pi : R7 1700 OC@3.9GHz ‖ Asus X470 ROG Crosshair VII Hero Wi-Fi ATX ‖ Corsair Vengeance LED (Blue) 2x16GB 3000MHz ‖ EVGA GTX 1080Ti SC Black Edition 11GB ‖ EVGA P2 850W ‖ Cryorig R1 Universal (Blue) ‖ Fractal Design Meshify C TG ATX Mid Tower


Server + Streaming PC : i7-8700k OC@5.0GHz ‖ Asus Z370-G Gaming Wi-Fi mATX ‖ G.Skill Ripjaws V 2x8GB 2800MHz (Grey) ‖ EVGA GTX 1080 SC2 Gaming iCX 8GB ‖ EVGA P2 750W ‖ Cryorig H5 Ultimate ‖ 4x IronWolf 8TB 7200RPM (Raid 10) ‖ Phanteks Enthoo Pro M TG ATX Mid Tower


Big White : i7-6700k OC@4.8GHz ‖ Asus Z270I ROG Gaming Wi-Fi AC ITX  ‖ Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x8GB 3000MHz (White) ‖ Asus GTX 1060 Dual Series 6GB ‖ Corsair RM650i ‖ Thermaltake Frio Silent 12 (White) ‖ Thermaltake Core V1 Snow Edition Mini ITX Cube


Mini IPC : Pentium G4600T ‖ MSI B250I Gaming Pro Wi-Fi AC ITX ‖ Corsair Vengeance 1x8GB 2400MHz (Black) ‖ Intel Integrated Graphics ‖ Built-In 150W Inwin PSU ‖ Cryorig C7 ‖ Inwin BQ696 Mini ITX Case W/ PSU Black


Laptop: Dell XPS13 (2017) ‖ i7-7550U ‖ 16GB DDR3 1866Mhz RAM ‖ Intel Integrated Graphics ‖ 512GB m.2 SSD ‖ QHD+ (3200 x 1800) InfinityEdge touch display 


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Hobbies: Youtubing / gaming / game development / software development

Music: hard rock / metal: Disturbed / FFDP / Rob Zombie / Metallica


⚠️under construction⚠️

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