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First build, Any helpful info for a Newbie would be great! And should I fork out extra cash on the i7 10700k, rather than the i5 10600k!

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Hello, first time builder here, super excited to get all my parts here so I can start putting it together, I have been researching for about 6 months and saved up while I was doing so..

 

Since it's next to impossible to find a GPU atm and well my budget doesn't allow for it yet anyways il be using the integrated graphics until it's reasonable to buy either a 3060ti or a 3070. (Currently using a dual core  laptop, i5 480m with igpu atm so il be fine 🤪

 

Also since il just be gaming anyways is it really worth the extra $140ish Cad for the i7 10700K? Also I plan on OC to 5ghz, 

 

Part of my choice was due to price but after building I decided on some better matching components and a bit more Rgb 😊 but in the last couple weeks most of my components have went up like 30-40 bucks ffs, but o well Im happy with what I chose and super excited. I Already ordered my RAM and Aio which were on sale, and should have my Income tax in the next week to buy the rest. 

 

Sorry for the big write up I'm just super stoked!

 

Intel Core i5-10600K 4.1 GHz 6-Core Processor  $279.99- Newegg.ca 

 

MSI MAG CORE LIQUID 240R 78.73 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler  $119.99 Newegg.ca (Ordered)

 

MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI ATX LGA1200 Motherboard $279.99 Amazon.ca (up to $339 on Newegg.ca)

 

Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory  $139.00 (Ordered)

 

Western Digital SN750 500 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive  $89.99 Newegg.ca (was 79)

 

MSI MPG GUNGNIR 110M ATX Mid Tower Case $139.99 Newegg.ca (was $99) 

 

SeaSonic FOCUS 750GX 80+ Gold 146.99 Cad (was 134)

 

Some things may have been on sale and I just didn't notice, but still is gay after pricing it out and watching the prices keep climbing, but its what I get for buidling a pc now of all times

 

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I think the processor could be upgraded depending on what you're doing. Also I would go with an NVMe SSD just because of how fast they are. Other than that it looks good

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How much are you paying for each component?

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Just now, RyanTripleSeven said:

I think the processor could be upgraded depending on what you're doing. Also I would go with an NVMe SSD just because of how fast they are

1. The 10600k is a great gaming CPU, probably the best value Intel (besides the 11600k, the only worth it 11th gen)

2. He already has a nvme on the list, but I'd recommend saving on it and just going with a sata m.2 drive and putting it somewhere else (really there's no difference that matters)

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1 minute ago, HelpfulTechWizard said:

The 10600k is a great gaming CPU, probably the best value Intel (besides the 11600k, the only worth it 11th gen)

True, but he still hasn't told us his budget, so if he wanted to go with the 11600k he probably should. Sorry I'm not that good with intel CPUs

3 minutes ago, HelpfulTechWizard said:

He already has a nvme on the list, but I'd recommend saving on it and just going with a sata m.2 drive and putting it somewhere else (really there's no difference that matters)

Whoops didn't see the nvme on there. In 2021 I guess SATA would be sufficient, but you never know what could change in the future.

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1 minute ago, RyanTripleSeven said:
6 minutes ago, HelpfulTechWizard said:

 

Whoops didn't see the nvme on there. In 2021 I guess SATA would be sufficient, but you never know what could change in the future.

Nvme for os will never need it.

It only loads data once, and there are other bottle necks than speed it that process.

By the time nvme will have a quantifiable difference for a boot drive.

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You might as well buy a Z590 if you're going to buy a motherboard that expensive. You could also check out the b560. It doesn't support overclocking, but you'd save some on the cpu anyways by not going for a K series (plus you wouldn't need an aio) and it supports 11th gen. I'd also spend the $100 on a 1TB nvme ssd. 500gb does not go very far, and there's a western digital on the best buy website right now for about that price. SATA SSD is good, but considering it's the same price (literally) as nvme... it doesn't make sense at the moment to me. 

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14 hours ago, HelpfulTechWizard said:

How much are you paying for each component?

I will edit my original post in a sec here with the Cad Prices. and yah I had went with a barebones machine pretty much no rgb, Msi z490 a pro, Corsair 275r airflow case, and I posted it on reddit and the first thing someone said was u could do better on the case, but I got such conflicting info and none of it was really helpful so I redid my build and once it was done it was only like $200 more with parts I liked better anyways.. but since then everything I've picked has went up in price. I wanted to buy everything from newegg but il prolly hafto shop around for the lowest prices now..

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14 hours ago, hunterhungryhippos said:

You might as well buy a Z590 if you're going to buy a motherboard that expensive. You could also check out the b560. It doesn't support overclocking, but you'd save some on the cpu anyways by not going for a K series (plus you wouldn't need an aio) and it supports 11th gen. I'd also spend the $100 on a 1TB nvme ssd. 500gb does not go very far, and there's a western digital on the best buy website right now for about that price. SATA SSD is good, but considering it's the same price (literally) as nvme... it doesn't make sense at the moment to me. 

I went with the z490, just so I could overclock,  Also I don't need the second pcie x16 on the z590 but yah I've looked at them aswell.  My motherboard is $279 Cad, and that nvme is currently $89.99 Cad, I looked into buying sata and the prices were so minimal I'd didn't seem worth it. Like save 9 dollars.. and I also plan on buying an additional nvme or sata drive later this is just so I can get it home and get it built.. if u can find me a cheaper sata in Cad il check it out. Thanks 

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14 hours ago, Skiiwee29 said:

<-- Moved to New Builds and Planning -->

Okay sorry didn't see that category my bad @Skiiwee29

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14 hours ago, HelpfulTechWizard said:

1. The 10600k is a great gaming CPU, probably the best value Intel (besides the 11600k, the only worth it 11th gen)

2. He already has a nvme on the list, but I'd recommend saving on it and just going with a sata m.2 drive and putting it somewhere else (really there's no difference that matters)

I looked at the i5 11600k aswell, because it is a bit better than the i5 10600k, and it has the upgraded igpu, until I get my gpu, whenever that is.. lol maybe never!! 🤔 haha, but the i7 11700k is about 50 bucks more for additional cores, so I thought maybe that would be the better buy, I'm going to check them out on benchmark here.

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2 hours ago, WickedJester said:

I went with the z490, just so I could overclock,  Also I don't need the second pcie x16 on the z590 but yah I've looked at them aswell.  My motherboard is $279 Cad, and that nvme is currently $89.99 Cad, I looked into buying sata and the prices were so minimal I'd didn't seem worth it. Like save 9 dollars.. and I also plan on buying an additional nvme or sata drive later this is just so I can get it home and get it built.. if u can find me a cheaper sata in Cad il check it out. Thanks 

The Z590 is the newer variant of the Z490. It supports overclocking as well and supports 11th gen processors natively (without BIOS update) and pcie 4.0 (only with 11th gen chip) if you ever decide to go that route. I spent $220 USD on an Asrock Z590 Extreme. I don't know current Canadian prices though. 

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34 minutes ago, hunterhungryhippos said:

The Z590 is the newer variant of the Z490. It supports overclocking as well and supports 11th gen processors natively (without BIOS update) and pcie 4.0 (only with 11th gen chip) if you ever decide to go that route. I spent $220 USD on an Asrock Z590 Extreme. I don't know current Canadian prices though. 

Yup I know, about the z590's, I looked at them aswell. I've pretty well price matched every z490/z590 board and since I've heard just such bad things about gigabytes customer service I've decided just to stay away from them entirely, but yah so the only other boards that are cheaper than the board I picked, are the Asus z490 prime, and the msi z490-a pro/590-a pro. And the Msi Mpg Gaming Plus, well ones that in all the reviews I watched and read had decent enough vrms, and had everything I wanted.. 

 

Also whats cheap in the US isn't always cheap here, like your motherboard is currently $339 in Cad atm,  the price difference really sucks. Electronics are usually always $100- $200 more here for the same thing

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