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Nzxt custom build

Would it be a good idea to customize a pc on the nzxt bld website because I have never built a pc and am not sure whether customizing one or trying to build one is better

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I have never built a pc and am new to pc and was wondering if I should make a custom pc on nzxt and not have to worry about building it or try to build it my self or if there is a better place to design a pc

 

Thanks in advance

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You'll pay more with NZXT, but supposedly BLD is really good in terms of system integrators so your money would be well spent. I havent done the cost breakdown as to exactly how much theyre charging, but if you can justify to yourself the difference in cost between building it yourself and paying BLD to do it then go ahead.

 

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Ok I will keep considering I have not entirely decided 

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I’m also leaning more towards nzxt bld just because there would be less warranty to worry about but I’m wondering how hard of often do parts fail 

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I’m also leaning more towards nzxt bld just because there would be less warranty to worry about but I’m wondering how hard of often do parts fail so that I know how much that will differ in which to choose.  I want the on to last as long as possible without failing any help is appreciated 

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One question before I dive deep into this: what is your budget?

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I've gone ahead and did a simple comparison assuming a $1200 budget.  Also to answer your question, about less than 5% of PC parts overall fail out of the box, though it depends on the build quality.

 

Here's a build I used to compare to NZXT's BLD service.

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CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor  ($174.15 @ Walmart)
Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard  ($91.99 @ Best Buy)
Memory: Team T-Force Delta RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory  ($82.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Crucial P1 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive  ($118.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce RTX 2060 6 GB KO GAMING Video Card  ($299.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT H510 ATX Mid Tower Case  ($69.99 @ Best Buy)
Power Supply: EVGA BR 600 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply  ($79.48 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit  ($106.99 @ Other World Computing)
Total: $1024.57
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-04-25 00:38 EDT-0400

 

 

NZXT BLD: $1,228.91 pre-tax
PCpartpicker build: $1024.57 pre-tax with Win10 ($917.58 if you just use the free installation from the Microsoft website)

About a $100 shipping fee and a $100 build fee, which isn't bad

 

Let's use CyberPowerPC and iBuyPower as a couple more places to compare from.

CyberpowerPC: $1,381.00 (lowest possible as the motherboard selection is X570s only, $1,321 w/o Win10)

iBuyPower: $1,333 ($1,273 without Win10, X570 motherboards only)

 

They charge more than NZXT for almost the same build, except with a X570, but the cheapest X570 is only $50 more than the B450 Tomahawk and not the extra $100 they charge you over NZXT. Given those facts, they have an extra $50 fee compared to NZXT's BLD service.

 

NZXT BLD service is one of the cheapest ones without going for a pre-built that has a cheap crappy motherboard and a crap PSU (I know since I have a pre-built as my main rig, added some more RAM and storage myself.)

 

You save a lot more money with building it yourself, but you might run into headaches if there is a faulty piece of hardware and you don't have the means to troubleshoot. So basically, do you value the $200 as a safety precaution, go NZXT BLD and let them build it, or do you build it yourself to save money?

 

 

 

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I’m leaning more towards nzxt bld just because there would be less warranty to worry about but I’m wondering how hard of often do parts fail so that I know how much that will differ in which to choose.  I want the pc to last as long as possible without failing any help is appreciated

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That's a really vague question, but if you buy cheap parts they will fail more often. For example a cheaper SSD will not last as long as an expensive model. If you cheap out on the PSU you could potentially kill your whole system even, that's why people generally recommend to buy a quality PSU. 

I don't know what exactly you're asking but here are some RMA rates for GPUs since the 5000 series was discussed a lot in the media: https://www.reddit.com/r/Amd/comments/f6q2pl/rmarates_hardware_defects_rx_5000_series/?ref=share&ref_source=embed&utm_content=title&utm_medium=post_embed&utm_name=2e4bdc7a953544859bf72cc9a85b7826&utm_source=embedly&utm_term=f6q2pl

 

So I guess there is a 2-3% chance that something is wrong with your GPU if you buy a 5700XT at mindfactory and you ignore all other data.

I would build it myself just for the cost savings alone.  

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if you treat the pc right and don't put cheap parts in it then it will last you a long time. If you clean inside it and make sure it is not getting suffocated with dust build up if you do that it will last you a long time. But for peace of mind and warranty the nzxt bld is a good choice to go with but if you do a custom build most components do come with pretty long warranties. 

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26 minutes ago, Bob22 said:

I’m leaning more towards nzxt bld just because there would be less warranty to worry about but I’m wondering how hard of often do parts fail so that I know how much that will differ in which to choose.  I want the pc to last as long as possible without failing any help is appreciated

 

What are you planning to use the computer for and what is your budget for the system, if you build the system yourself, you would still have the warranties from the different brands of products which you buy for the system? If you are using good parts and build the system yourself, it should last as long as or even longer than a pre-built computer would.

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I plan on gaming with some programs in the background and my budget is about $2500 is a higher end but I have never built a pc

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