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Building my sister a white/black themed build. Budget around $1300-1400 including monitor, keyboard and mouse. Thoughts? Any other suggestions?

Budget (including currency): $1300-$1400

Country: Norway

Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: Gaming, Streaming using game capture from PS4 (not sure how it works, would like to have someone explain this part to me)

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): 

 

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/yTYnHz

 

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600

COOLER (already owned): H100x

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B550-PLUS ATX AM4 Motherboard

Memory: Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16GB (2x8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL18

Storage: Crucial MX500 500GB M.2-2280 SSD

Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER 4GB WINDFORCE OC Video Card

Case: NZXT 510 ATX Mid Tower Case

Power Supply Unit: Corsair TXM Gold 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply

Case Fan: Corsair LL120 63 CFM 120 mm Fans 3-pack

Monitor: AOC C24G1 24.0" 1920x1080 144 Hz Monitor

Keyboard: G.Skill KM360 Wired Standard Keyboard

Mouse: Glorious PC Gaming Race MODEL O Wired Optical Mouse

Cable Extensions: Phanteks Sleeved White Cables (24pin, 8pin cpu, 2x8pin PCIe)

 

Total: $1356.96

 

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How important is all the RGB you're paying for there? $116.99 for CL18 RAM is a pretty bad price, as is $120 for the 3-pack of fans. If you ditch some of the aesthetics, you could get a 1660 Super, which will actually make a difference on the performance of your build.

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Killing you budget with aesthetics, which is fine if that is what you want, but you can get a lot more for your money.

 

Also I would wait for AMD's new CPU's and GPU's. Release is less that a month away for CPUs. If you just plan to stick to 144Hz 1080p the RX 5700XT will do just fine. 

 

 

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20 minutes ago, TheDailyProcrastinator said:

Killing you budget with aesthetics, which is fine if that is what you want, but you can get a lot more for your money.

True, but the priority of this build is not the performance, but rather the aesthetics. I will look into the parts you listed though, all of them seem like better choices, but I'm keeping the RGB parts that I already picked. Thanks! :)

 

28 minutes ago, bellabichon said:

How important is all the RGB you're paying for there? $116.99 for CL18 RAM is a pretty bad price, as is $120 for the 3-pack of fans. If you ditch some of the aesthetics, you could get a 1660 Super, which will actually make a difference on the performance of your build.

Important. She's not a big gamer, but plays lighter games. The RGB is what she wants to use most of her budget on, and to each their own, I would say.

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1 minute ago, Tyuzo said:

True, but the priority of this build is not the performance, but rather the aesthetics. I will look into the parts you listed though, all of them seem like better choices, but I'm keeping the RGB parts that I already picked. Thanks! :)

 

Important. She's not a big gamer, but plays lighter games. The RGB is what she wants to use most of her budget on, and to each their own, I would say.

I'm not against it, I just wasn't sure if that is what was wanted out of this build. I always like my build to looks nice as well, spent enough on it that I should also enjoy looing at it. If that is what she wants that is okay!

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