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Gaming desktop plan (recommendations)

I am planning to build a gaming PC for under £1000, I have down a bit of research but I am not sure about the build and how it will perform. Also are there any reccomnedations to make the build cheaper because I am working on a limited budget.

 

Here is what I though would be a decent build:

 

Ryzen 7 1700X - https://www.amazon.co.uk/AMD-Ryzen-1700X-Threads-3-8-GHz/dp/B06X3W9NGG/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1543625893&sr=8-3&keywords=ryzen+7

 

Gigabyte A320 - https://www.amazon.co.uk/GIGA-BYTE-GA-A320M-S2H-A320-MATX-U3-1/dp/B078KBKFZ6/ref=sr_1_8?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1543626154&sr=1-8&keywords=gigabyte%2Bmotherboard%2Bryzen&th=1

 

MSI GTX 1060 - https://www.amazon.co.uk/d/PCI-Express-Graphics-Cards/MSI-GTX-1060-3GT-OC/B01KHWOB78/ref=sr_1_3_sspa?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1543580119&sr=1-3-spons&keywords=gtx%2B1060&psc=1

 

Cooler Master Masterliquid 240 - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Cooler-Master-MasterLiquid-Dual-Chamber-MLW-D24M-A20PW-R1/dp/B0763PS24T/ref=sr_1_8?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1543577353&sr=1-8&keywords=liquid%2Bcooling&th=1

 

16GB Corsair Vengeance RAM - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMK16GX4M2A2133C13-Vengeance-Performance-Desktop/dp/B0123ZCD36/ref=sr_1_53?ie=UTF8&qid=1543627097&sr=8-53&keywords=16gb+ram+ddr4

 

500GB Crucial SSD - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Crucial-MX500-CT500MX500SSD1-Internal-NAND/dp/B0784SLQM6/ref=sr_1_11_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1543727888&sr=8-11-spons&keywords=ssd&th=1

1TB HDD Seagate Barracuda - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Seagate-Barracuda-7200-Desktop-Hard-Drive/dp/B01LNJBA2I/ref=sr_1_4?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1543578936&sr=1-4&keywords=hdd+1tb

 

Corsair 450w 80+ Bronze PSU - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CP-9020101-UK-CX450M-Bronze-Certified/dp/B06WW51XBX/ref=sr_1_16?ie=UTF8&qid=1543726692&sr=8-16&keywords=power%2Bsupply%2B80%2Bplus%2Bbronze%2B400&th=1

 

Windows (obviously) - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Windows-Professional-English-International-Flash/dp/B0111YEG44/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1543625477&sr=8-6&keywords=windows+10+home

 

Cooler Master MasterBox Q300L - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CP-9020101-UK-CX450M-Bronze-Certified/dp/B06WW51XBX/ref=sr_1_16?ie=UTF8&qid=1543726692&sr=8-16&keywords=power%2Bsupply%2B80%2Bplus%2Bbronze%2B400&th=1

 

The Total Price comes to around £835

 

This is my first build so I am kinda inexperienced. Thanks

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Wow, absolutly not. Do you want that thing to catch fire? A ryzen 7 on a board I would only consider with up to a ryzen 3. Give me a minute, I'll make something up

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Just now, LukeSavenije said:

Wow, absolutly not. Do you want that thing to catch fire? A ryzen 7 on a board I would only consider with up to a ryzen 3. Give me a minute, I'll make something up

what If I replace the motherboard with something more high end

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PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 7 2700 3.2 GHz 8-Core Processor  (£221.47 @ Scan.co.uk) 
Motherboard: Asus - ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard  (£119.95 @ AWD-IT) 
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory  (£126.95 @ More Computers) 
Storage: Samsung - 860 Evo 250 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive  (£46.79 @ Aria PC) 
Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  (£34.79 @ Aria PC) 
Video Card: Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1070 Ti 8 GB WINDFORCE Video Card  (£384.83 @ Ebuyer) 
Case: NZXT - H500 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case  (£69.59 @ Aria PC) 
Power Supply: Corsair - RMx 550 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply  (£85.00 @ AWD-IT) 
Total: £1089.37
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-12-02 09:36 GMT+0000

Main PC:  MacBook Air (M1, 2020), 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage; running macOS, but waiting for Linux to be ported to the M1

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9 minutes ago, Cobbwebbros said:

 

Lot to fix, but what monitor resolution/refresh rate?

I edit my posts a lot, Twitter is @LordStreetguru just don't ask PC questions there mostly...
 

Spoiler

 

What is your budget/country for your new PC?

 

what monitor resolution/refresh rate?

 

What games or other software do you need to run?

 

 

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1700 on a 320 LOL. $45 !!!

b350 or even b450 is already cheap enough, why buy that crap.

Ryzen 3600 @ 4.5ghz all cores | Asrock B550M Steel Legend | Radeon RX580 | 2x Samsung 16gb c-die 2666 @ 3600mhz cl16 | 500gb WD SN750 | 9 TB HDD | Deepcool Gammax 400 w/ 2 delta 4000rpm push pull | Antec Neo Eco Zen 500w

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10 minutes ago, LukeSavenije said:

Wow, absolutly not. Do you want that thing to catch fire? A ryzen 7 on a board I would only consider with up to a ryzen 3. Give me a minute, I'll make something up

you're exaggerating, the worst thing is just dead motherboard.

Ryzen 3600 @ 4.5ghz all cores | Asrock B550M Steel Legend | Radeon RX580 | 2x Samsung 16gb c-die 2666 @ 3600mhz cl16 | 500gb WD SN750 | 9 TB HDD | Deepcool Gammax 400 w/ 2 delta 4000rpm push pull | Antec Neo Eco Zen 500w

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7 minutes ago, NunoLava1998 said:

build 1

 

4 minutes ago, LukeSavenije said:
build 2
 

Here are the differences between mine and Luke's build, OP:

Luke has a 1700 with a better cooler while I only have the 2700 with the stock cooler (which is still great for OCing anyway)

Luke has a B450 Pro4 and I have a B450-F Strix (The Strix is a better board for the 2700 and 1700)

He has a larger SSD and larger HDD while I only have 250GB SSD/1TB HDD

Luke's case is equally as good btw

Luke has a worse PSU (Corsair CXM series instead of RMx series)

Luke has Windows 10 Pro (even though its 21 pounds not 15)

My build is 100 pounds more expensive though

Main PC:  MacBook Air (M1, 2020), 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage; running macOS, but waiting for Linux to be ported to the M1

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1 minute ago, SupaKomputa said:

you're exaggerating, the worst thing is just dead motherboard.

Well, I am a bit. Not that I haven't seen it happen before... not on this combination, but still

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Just now, NunoLava1998 said:

 

 

Here are the differences between mine and Luke's build, OP:

Luke has a 1700 with a better cooler while I only have the 2700 with the stock cooler (which is still great for OCing anyway)

Luke has a B450 Pro4 and I have a B450-F Strix (The Strix is a better board for the 2700 and 1700)

He has a larger SSD and larger HDD while I only have 250GB SSD/1TB HDD

Luke's case is equally as good btw

Luke has a worse PSU (Corsair CXM series instead of RMx series)

Luke has Windows 10 Pro (even though its 21 pounds not 15)

Well, a x470 fatal1ty would be even better, but since he was selecting those crappy mobos I thought a cheaper good one wouldn't be a problem. Your idea with a 250 gig isn't a bad one, cxm is still great, rmx is better, but it depends on your needs, for licences ebay exists

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1 minute ago, LukeSavenije said:

Well, a x470 fatal1ty would be even better, but since he was selecting those crappy mobos I thought a cheaper good one wouldn't be a problem. Your idea with a 250 gig isn't a bad one, cxm is still great, rmx is better, but it depends on your needs, for licences ebay exists

I agree. I was getting the license price from Kinguin though.

The B450-F Strix is actually a really good board and can probably OC a 2700 easily, the Pro4 will probably be better at Ryzen 5's and such for OCing

Main PC:  MacBook Air (M1, 2020), 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage; running macOS, but waiting for Linux to be ported to the M1

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2 minutes ago, NunoLava1998 said:

I agree. I was getting the license price from Kinguin though.

The B450-F Strix is actually a really good board and can probably OC a 2700 easily, the Pro4 will probably be better at Ryzen 5's and such for OCing

Yep, and after all, it's what you get and what you pay for. There are so many boards to choose from, and these are just a few in a list of good ones

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1 minute ago, Cobbwebbros said:

I'm Trying to go for something a little cheaper

Cheaper than the pro4? Then stop searching. Anything below that pricepoint isn't going to handle your cpu well

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Just now, LukeSavenije said:

Cheaper than the pro4? Then stop searching. Anything below that pricepoint isn't going to handle your cpu well

A cheap B350 has the ability to do them overclockings, what's the problem???? ./s

 

If he means a cheaper build, then downgrade the 1070 ti to a 1070 (at 1080p 60hz a 1070 is perfectly fine)

Main PC:  MacBook Air (M1, 2020), 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage; running macOS, but waiting for Linux to be ported to the M1

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3 minutes ago, NunoLava1998 said:

A cheap B350 has the ability to do them overclockings, what's the problem???? ./s

 

If he means a cheaper build, then downgrade the 1070 ti to a 1070 (at 1080p 60hz a 1070 is perfectly fine)

Well, those aren't much cheaper, and the msi boards in that series are pretty crap. 

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Just now, LukeSavenije said:

Well, those aren't much cheaper, and the msi board in that series are pretty crap. 

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./s

Though the b450m mortar and the tomahawk aren't bad boards but they are meh

Main PC:  MacBook Air (M1, 2020), 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage; running macOS, but waiting for Linux to be ported to the M1

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14 minutes ago, Cobbwebbros said:

I'm Trying to go for something a little cheaper

Fixed everything, if you really need the 8 core buy an X470 motherboard(not ASUS TUF)


Maybe any $25 120mm CPU cooler, don't buy cheap water coolers

 

You can install windows without a key for free.


If you only have a 1080p 60hz display use the extra money on a 1080p 144hz free-sync display.
 

PCPartPicker part list: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/DVdNTB
Price breakdown by merchant: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/DVdNTB/by_merchant/

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor  (£145.99 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: ASRock - B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard  (£74.05 @ CCL Computers)
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory  (£113.48 @ CCL Computers)
Storage: Crucial - MX500 250 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive  (£36.95 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: PowerColor - Radeon RX 580 8 GB Video Card  (£179.95 @ AWD-IT)
Case: Fractal Design - Focus G ATX Mid Tower Case  (£46.97 @ Ebuyer)
Power Supply: Corsair - TXM Gold 550 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply  (£67.46 @ Amazon UK)
Total: £664.85
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-12-02 10:07 GMT+0000

I edit my posts a lot, Twitter is @LordStreetguru just don't ask PC questions there mostly...
 

Spoiler

 

What is your budget/country for your new PC?

 

what monitor resolution/refresh rate?

 

What games or other software do you need to run?

 

 

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1 minute ago, LukeSavenije said:

I wasn't joking. I'm serious

I know, I put /s at the end of my message and you didn't realize it, that's what I meant

Main PC:  MacBook Air (M1, 2020), 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage; running macOS, but waiting for Linux to be ported to the M1

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2 minutes ago, Streetguru said:

Fixed everything, if you really need the 8 core buy an X470 motherboard(not ASUS TUF)
Maybe any $25 120mm CPU cooler

 

You can install windows without a key for free.


If you only have a 1080p 60hz display use the extra money on a 1080p 144hz free-sync display.
 

PCPartPicker part list: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/DVdNTB
Price breakdown by merchant: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/DVdNTB/by_merchant/

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor  (£145.99 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: ASRock - B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard  (£74.05 @ CCL Computers)
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory  (£113.48 @ CCL Computers)
Storage: Crucial - MX500 250 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive  (£36.95 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: PowerColor - Radeon RX 580 8 GB Video Card  (£179.95 @ AWD-IT)
Case: Fractal Design - Focus G ATX Mid Tower Case  (£46.97 @ Ebuyer)
Power Supply: Corsair - TXM Gold 550 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply  (£67.46 @ Amazon UK)
Total: £664.85
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-12-02 10:07 GMT+0000

He probably meant the motherboard since his budget is 1000 pounds, gl on that tho

Main PC:  MacBook Air (M1, 2020), 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage; running macOS, but waiting for Linux to be ported to the M1

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