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$1200 budget pc (first build)

Budget (including currency): hopefully $1200 USD or lower

Country: United States of America

Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: Apex Legends, FPS games, discord in the back, some casual schoolwork

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): I have a list which has:

CPU-Intel i5-12400f

CPU Cooler-Thermaltale Gravity i3 Intel LGA 1700

MOBO-Gigabyte B660M DS3H DDR4

SSD-PNY XLR8 1tb

GPU-XFX Speedster SWFT 210 RX 6600

RAM-Corsair Vengeance Pro RGB 2x8 DDR4 3200

PSU-EVGA SuperNOVA 650 P5

my current monitor is a Dell S2721HGF Gaming Monitor 1920x1080 144hz. also want to buy a Razer Huntsman Mini Black Clicky Optical Switches and a Logitech G305 LIGHTSPEED. I am upgrading from a PS5 because I would like to have more control and reconnect with my other friends. Planning to buy soon and wanting to check if parts are fine, compatible, and reasonable price for my needs. Thanks!

 

 

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2 minutes ago, iiblxrred said:

Budget (including currency): hopefully $1200 USD or lower

Country: United States of America

Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: Apex Legends, FPS games, discord in the back, some casual schoolwork

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): I have a list which has:

CPU-Intel i5-12400f

CPU Cooler-Thermaltale Gravity i3 Intel LGA 1700

MOBO-Gigabyte B660M DS3H DDR4

SSD-PNY XLR8 1tb

GPU-XFX Speedster SWFT 210 RX 6600

RAM-Corsair Vengeance Pro RGB 2x8 DDR4 3200

PSU-EVGA SuperNOVA 650 P5

my current monitor is a Dell S2721HGF Gaming Monitor 1920x1080 144hz. also want to buy a Razer Huntsman Mini Black Clicky Optical Switches and a Logitech G305 LIGHTSPEED. I am upgrading from a PS5 because I would like to have more control and reconnect with my other friends. Planning to buy soon and wanting to check if parts are fine, compatible, and reasonable price for my needs. Thanks!

 

 

You should go on pcpartpicker and make a list there. You'll get the best prices for your components. Then repost it here so the community can comment.

 

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CPU Ryzen 5900X - Motherboard Asus ROG STRIX X570-E - RAM 16GB of G.SKILL NEON 3600 -
GPU EVGA RTX 3080 XC3 - Case Mastercase H500p mesh - PSU Seasonic Focus Gx-850 -
Corsair MP600 NVME 1 Tb, Samsung 960 PRO 500 Gb & 2 Seagate Baracuda 7200 RPM 2TB in stripe -
Display two VG27AQ 2K monitor - Cooling Corsair H150 Pro - 

Keyboard G-910 W/ Romer G tactile - Mouse G 502 Hero (wired) -
Sound Logitech X-530 and Razer Tiamat headphones

Operating System Windows 10

 

 

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Not a bad list for a first build. I made some small tweaks and added a case (you forgot one).

 

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i5-12400F 2.5 GHz 6-Core Processor  ($179.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Thermalright Peerless Assassin 66.17 CFM CPU Cooler  ($41.30 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI MAG B660M BAZOOKA DDR4 Micro ATX LGA1700 Motherboard  ($129.99 @ B&H)
Memory: Kingston FURY Beast RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory  ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Crucial P3 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive  ($74.99 @ Best Buy)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon RX 6600 8 GB Fighter Video Card  ($259.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Corsair 4000D Airflow ATX Mid Tower Case  ($94.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: EVGA G5 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply  ($59.99 @ EVGA)
Keyboard: Razer Huntsman Mini RGB Wired Mini Keyboard  ($73.56 @ Amazon)
Mouse: Logitech G305 LIGHTSPEED Wireless Optical Mouse  ($46.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $1026.78
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2022-08-12 16:52 EDT-0400

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My PC: 

CPU: i5-10400F | GPU: Powercolor RX 6600 Fighter 8gb | SSD: Crucial MX500 500gb | HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2tb | PSU: Corsair RM650x (2018) | Motherboard: ASRock B460M Pro4 | Case: Antec DP301M

 

My peripherals:

Monitor: AOC C24G2U & Samsung SR35 | Headset: Corsair Virtuoso | Keyboard: Drevo Seer Max (Gateron Brown) | Mouse: Logitech G703 | Mousepad: Steelseries QCK Edge XL

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Be aware that Ryzen 7000 is coming this Fall and if leaked performance data is anything to go by, it might be worth the wait. But if you have to buy now, consider the 12600 instead. A PSU upgrade could turn out handy when (not if) you upgrade the system.

 

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18 minutes ago, Pixelfie said:

Not a bad list for a first build. I made some small tweaks and added a case (you forgot one).

 

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i5-12400F 2.5 GHz 6-Core Processor  ($179.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Thermalright Peerless Assassin 66.17 CFM CPU Cooler  ($41.30 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI MAG B660M BAZOOKA DDR4 Micro ATX LGA1700 Motherboard  ($129.99 @ B&H)
Memory: Kingston FURY Beast RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory  ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Crucial P3 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive  ($74.99 @ Best Buy)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon RX 6600 8 GB Fighter Video Card  ($259.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Corsair 4000D Airflow ATX Mid Tower Case  ($94.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: EVGA G5 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply  ($59.99 @ EVGA)
Keyboard: Razer Huntsman Mini RGB Wired Mini Keyboard  ($73.56 @ Amazon)
Mouse: Logitech G305 LIGHTSPEED Wireless Optical Mouse  ($46.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $1026.78
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2022-08-12 16:52 EDT-0400

i think i will probably use this build and i looked at the compatibility notes and i’m super new to this, will it be fine?

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2 minutes ago, iiblxrred said:

i think i will probably use this build and i looked at the compatibility notes and i’m super new to this, will it be fine?

You might need an LGA 1700 mounting kit if it's not included with the cooler. 

 

The PSU doesn't have enough CPU power cables to plug into all connectors on the motherboard, but this won't be an issue for the i5.

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My PC: 

CPU: i5-10400F | GPU: Powercolor RX 6600 Fighter 8gb | SSD: Crucial MX500 500gb | HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2tb | PSU: Corsair RM650x (2018) | Motherboard: ASRock B460M Pro4 | Case: Antec DP301M

 

My peripherals:

Monitor: AOC C24G2U & Samsung SR35 | Headset: Corsair Virtuoso | Keyboard: Drevo Seer Max (Gateron Brown) | Mouse: Logitech G703 | Mousepad: Steelseries QCK Edge XL

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11 minutes ago, Pixelfie said:

You might need an LGA 1700 mounting kit if it's not included with the cooler. 

 

The PSU doesn't have enough CPU power cables to plug into all connectors on the motherboard, but this won't be an issue for the i5.

nvm it will ship in 1 to two months, do you think the thermaltake gravity i3 lga 1700 would work?

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8 minutes ago, iiblxrred said:

nvm it will ship in 1 to two months, do you think the thermaltake gravity i3 lga 1700 would work?

Doesn't really look like it would be better than the cooler that comes with the CPU so might as well go with the stock cooler then. It's pretty loud and temps can get high, but it should be fine. Maybe you could use the stock cooler while waiting for the bracket? Can't think of a cooler that comes with one but I'll see if I can find something 

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Mark my answer as solution if it answered your question :). Quote or tag me so I get notified of your reply.

My PC: 

CPU: i5-10400F | GPU: Powercolor RX 6600 Fighter 8gb | SSD: Crucial MX500 500gb | HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2tb | PSU: Corsair RM650x (2018) | Motherboard: ASRock B460M Pro4 | Case: Antec DP301M

 

My peripherals:

Monitor: AOC C24G2U & Samsung SR35 | Headset: Corsair Virtuoso | Keyboard: Drevo Seer Max (Gateron Brown) | Mouse: Logitech G703 | Mousepad: Steelseries QCK Edge XL

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28 minutes ago, Pixelfie said:

Doesn't really look like it would be better than the cooler that comes with the CPU so might as well go with the stock cooler then. It's pretty loud and temps can get high, but it should be fine. Maybe you could use the stock cooler while waiting for the bracket? Can't think of a cooler that comes with one but I'll see if I can find something 

The peerless assassin does now come with a lga 1700 bracket so there's not much worry there.

It's also listed to be included in the pcpartpicker description 

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