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Taldorian

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  1. So I think i've settled somewhere around here https://au.pcpartpicker.com/list/ Edit: I did consider AMD but the 10600kf felt like really good bang for my buck considering it's price.
  2. While i agree, the non k variant has a lower clockspeed compared to the k, is that not something i should worry about? Why?
  3. So for CPU I'm currently looking at the Intel Core i5-11600K 3.9 GHz 6-Core Processor for around $380 which should be a decent upgrade over my old CPU (i7 7700k) I'm running into some issues choosing a motherboard, seeing that "some Intel Z490 chipset motherboards may need a BIOS update prior to using Rocket Lake-S CPUs." Feeling like I should just get a motherboard without this issue does that mean I should be looking exclusively at z590 chipset motherboards? They do all seem to be a bit more expensive.
  4. Budget (including currency): $500-$1,000(AUD) Country: Australia Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: Video games(1440p, 140hz), mostly play MMO's and first person shooters. Linked is my current viable parts: https://au.pcpartpicker.com/list/JYstZZ I need to replace my current ram, motherboard, CPU and cooler. I had one of my ram sticks fail so I've been living with 12 Gb's of ram for a while which hasn't been ideal, I also damaged said ram slot removing the damaged stick hence the need to replace the motherboard, I figure if I'm going to be replaci
  5. I kinda wanted a fully modular PSU hence why i couldn't find anything cheaper than the 600W
  6. 1. Budget & Location $1,200 budget. Located in Australia. 2. Aim The plan is to upgrade my mother from her current laptop to a desktop pc, i also wanted to practice building a pc before i start building my own dream pc. 3. Monitors Haven't selected a monitor yet, ideally 1080p 4. Peripherals How do people go about getting windows these days? Just buy a later version of windows and upgrade? How does this look? http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/B78mnQ Quick edit: im aware the psu is overkill but its the cheapest i can f
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