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New to PC building, would like some insight

Budget (including currency): No real budget, planning on buying over a period of time

Country: United States

Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: Would like to use it for VR gaming, streaming, and video editing

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 don't know too much about PC building, however, I do like learning new things. I'm gonna place the list from PC part picker so hopefully y'all could give me the right way of heading for what I'd like to do or if I need to go stronger somewhere and weaker somewhere else. 

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/MpdjLs

Anything is appreciated thank you

 

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I don't think that 64GB is needed for RAM. 16GB is enough but if you want to future proof I guess you could go 32GB instead. 

 

I would go with a 256GB SSD for System + Programs and 4TB SSD instead of 1TB SSD + 8TB HDD, unless you absolutely need 8TB space for gaming. But it's just a thought. SSD will improve load times a lot and make PC Gaming more enjoyable. Trust me I'm still gaming on a 1TB HDD and load times are a pain. 

 

Power Supply 1200w? Nah get a Gold rated 850w instead if you must. 

 

With the money you save from above, get a better Ryzen 5 series CPU and a 3060Ti or even 3070 instead. 

Budget Gamer at heart.

 

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Went with a better CPU, graphics card, B550 instead of X570, don't think you'll need 64GB of RAM but you can choose to do so.

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/N2RNW4

2 minutes ago, Brandi93 said:

I would go with a 256GB SSD for System + Programs and 4TB SSD instead of 1TB SSD + 8TB HDD, unless you absolutely need 8TB space for gaming. But it's just a thought. SSD will improve load times a lot and make PC Gaming more enjoyable. Trust me I'm still gaming on a 1TB HDD and load times are a pain. 

Most likely needs the 8TB for the video editing OP will be doing. 

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Do you have a monitor and peripherals already, and what software do you use to edit videos?

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No one seems to see the flaw in his first sentence, buying over a period of time, which could start from tomorrow to next year.

Prices could be drastically different each month, even each week. By the end of the year there would be big releases from Nvidia, Intel, AMD, these releases could affect current gen pricing, most likely would, actually.

Therefore, buying over a period of time is not a good idea at all, unless the parts purchased would be used while waiting, maybe like monitors, KB+M, SSD.

Best to save up your money in a stable mutual fund and use it when you have saved enough to buy them all at one go, that way you'll earn interest and get better deals down the line.

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1 hour ago, Brandi93 said:

I don't think that 64GB is needed for RAM. 16GB is enough but if you want to future proof I guess you could go 32GB instead. 

 

I would go with a 256GB SSD for System + Programs and 4TB SSD instead of 1TB SSD + 8TB HDD, unless you absolutely need 8TB space for gaming. But it's just a thought. SSD will improve load times a lot and make PC Gaming more enjoyable. Trust me I'm still gaming on a 1TB HDD and load times are a pain. 

 

Power Supply 1200w? Nah get a Gold rated 850w instead if you must. 

 

With the money you save from above, get a better Ryzen 5 series CPU and a 3060Ti or even 3070 instead. 

So down in RAM and up for system memory, I knew coming here would be better my buddy said I would need AT LEAST a 1200w for what I wanted to do, also, Ryzen 5 series is better? I figured the 7 would be more "top of the line"?

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1 hour ago, Daniel Z. said:

Do you have a monitor and peripherals already, and what software do you use to edit videos?

With the monitor setup I was thinking of two Samsung 24" curved LED monitors with 60hz refresh rate and eventually later maybe a 3rd monitor but that's down the line, as for other things I'm looking more towards razer peripherals and that's pretty much due to personal preference as for software I'm still researching on good editing software as well

 

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1 hour ago, Brandi93 said:

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/xq4t4s

 

This is what I had in mind. More powerful overall PC, and $200 cheaper. 

Now on pcpartpicker it says there's a compatibility issue, I'm not testing you're knowledge I would just like to know why that is like if their system is just not accurate or something

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1 hour ago, Dukesilver27- said:

No one seems to see the flaw in his first sentence, buying over a period of time, which could start from tomorrow to next year.

Prices could be drastically different each month, even each week. By the end of the year there would be big releases from Nvidia, Intel, AMD, these releases could affect current gen pricing, most likely would, actually.

Therefore, buying over a period of time is not a good idea at all, unless the parts purchased would be used while waiting, maybe like monitors, KB+M, SSD.

Best to save up your money in a stable mutual fund and use it when you have saved enough to buy them all at one go, that way you'll earn interest and get better deals down the line.

I don't really find this a flaw, my start date if I had to put one on it is next week the thing is I'm not really looking for the best of the best at this point I just want to get something that'll do what I need and won't run in to too many issues while I'm doing so. I plan on having this PC for a good long time it's just something I can start out on and start to gain more knowledge for this, for me anyway, hobby when the time comes and I'm looking to upgrade, however, I'll keep that thought in mind

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