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Feedback Requested on My First Custom PC Build

Budget (including currency): 1500 

Country: France, but I’m buying at MemoryPC (Germany)

Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: AAA games in general, Cyber Punk, League of Legends, Minecraft... (In QHD). I'd also like to be able to stream comfortably. 

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've made a configuration for my first gamer PC and I'd like some feedback because although I've done quite a bit of research, it's still theoretical… Here's the configuration I came up with: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/F7MFbL (I choosed Motherboard: GIGABYTE B760M DS3H AX WIFI DDR4, RAM: 32GB DDR4 3200 MHz ADATA Premier black (2x 16GB - Dual Channel) but I can’t find them on pcpartpicker)

I'm particularly interested to know if there are any compatibility problems (bottleneck…) or if there are better alternatives for the components I've chosen, given that I've almost reached my maximum budget... The configuration I’ve made is available on MemoryPC website at 1500 €.

 

Thanks in advance for your help!

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4 minutes ago, Lepkeo said:

Budget (including currency): 1500 

Country: France, but I’m buying at MemoryPC (Germany)

Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: AAA games in general, Cyber Punk, League of Legends, Minecraft... (In QHD). I'd also like to be able to stream comfortably. 

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've made a configuration for my first gamer PC and I'd like some feedback because although I've done quite a bit of research, it's still theoretical… Here's the configuration I came up with: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/F7MFbL (I choosed Motherboard: GIGABYTE B760M DS3H AX WIFI DDR4, RAM: 32GB DDR4 3200 MHz ADATA Premier black (2x 16GB - Dual Channel) but I can’t find them on pcpartpicker)

I'm particularly interested to know if there are any compatibility problems (bottleneck…) or if there are better alternatives for the components I've chosen, given that I've almost reached my maximum budget... The configuration I’ve made is available on MemoryPC website at 1500 €.

 

Thanks in advance for your help!

RTX 4070 is at best a $550 card right now, so there's a lot more room in the budget than what's shown. You're going to want to upgrade the CPU, 13600k/14600k versus that 12400f given the price point. You'd be better off waiting if the prices in your region aren't close to that for the card, since buying lower isn't worth it and you'd be paying substantially more to go higher. Given your games/stream requirements, you'd want to stick to Nvidia in my opinion. 

Ryzen 7950x3D PBO +200MHz / -15mV curve CPPC in 'prefer cache'

RTX 4090 @133%/+230/+1000

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8 minutes ago, Agall said:

RTX 4070 is at best a $550 card right now, so there's a lot more room in the budget than what's shown. You're going to want to upgrade the CPU, 13600k/14600k versus that 12400f given the price point. You'd be better off waiting if the prices in your region aren't close to that for the card, since buying lower isn't worth it and you'd be paying substantially more to go higher. Given your games/stream requirements, you'd want to stick to Nvidia in my opinion. 

Thanks for your response. 
I haven't been keeping an eye on price trends... I'll keep an eye on that. 
Otherwise, as it stands, is the RTX 4070 and intel core i5 12400F a good combination for playing AAA games? I understand that if I take 13600K/14600K its better but if I can’t upgrade to because of the current and futur price of RTX 4070…

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8 minutes ago, Lepkeo said:

Thanks for your response. 
I haven't been keeping an eye on price trends... I'll keep an eye on that. 
Otherwise, as it stands, is the RTX 4070 and intel core i5 12400F a good combination for playing AAA games? I understand that if I take 13600K/14600K its better but if I can’t upgrade to because of the current and futur price of RTX 4070…

12400f might struggle to keep up with an RTX 4070 in heavily multithreaded games. That's where choosing at minimum something like an i5 x600k would be better. 12600k being not far off in some regions and markedly better, recently being as low as $150 USD.

 

Intel's lower CPUs are great value, but don't scale that well until you get to the K series chips. I've personally bought and tested the 12100f, 12400, and 13500 recently in a few systems. They'll definitely work, but unless there's a TDP/wattage limitation due to the form factor, you're best off going for at least the i5 x600k, even the 12600k being a good option in 2023 (if you can't fit in the 13600k/14600k).

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24 minutes ago, Agall said:

RTX 4070 is at best a $550 card right now, so there's a lot more room in the budget than what's shown. You're going to want to upgrade the CPU, 13600k/14600k versus that 12400f given the price point. You'd be better off waiting if the prices in your region aren't close to that for the card, since buying lower isn't worth it and you'd be paying substantially more to go higher. Given your games/stream requirements, you'd want to stick to Nvidia in my opinion. 

I have another questions sorry,

Did you recommend me to buy an RTX 4070 from an other maker ? 

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5 minutes ago, Agall said:

12400f might struggle to keep up with an RTX 4070 in heavily multithreaded games. That's where choosing at minimum something like an i5 x600k would be better. 12600k being not far off in some regions and markedly better, recently being as low as $150 USD.

 

Intel's lower CPUs are great value, but don't scale that well until you get to the K series chips. I've personally bought and tested the 12100f, 12400, and 13500 recently in a few systems. They'll definitely work, but unless there's a TDP/wattage limitation due to the form factor, you're best off going for at least the i5 x600k, even the 12600k being a good option in 2023 (if you can't fit in the 13600k/14600k).

Okay, thanks a lot ! I’ll wait for better prices and add an x600K. 

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Just now, Lepkeo said:

I have another questions sorry,

Did you recommend me to buy an RTX 4070 from an other maker ? 

The FE cards are good at MSRP, but the AIB/partner models will usually get price cuts over time. 4070 is a $600 MSRP card but really go for $550 at this point. 

 

This being an example, even when you get to the RTX 4090 tier of cards, there's really no 'bad' AIB partner models now that would justify spending substantially more for any particular model, in my opinion.

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At $830 USD, you're in the territory of the RTX 4070ti, which is actually sub $800 USD in the US right now.

 

GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 4070 Ti WINDFORCE OC 12G Graphics Card, 3x WINDFORCE Fans, 12GB 192-bit GDDR6X, GV-N407TWF3OC-12GD Video Card - Newegg.com

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Your build works although I would find a board with better VRM's. You could purchase from France and run that build like this. The 120mm fan goes inside the back of that case for a rear exhaust fan.

 

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i5-12400F 2.5 GHz 6-Core Processor  (€157.50 @ Amazon France) 
CPU Cooler: *Deepcool AG400 75.89 CFM CPU Cooler  (€30.99 @ Amazon France) 
Motherboard: *Gigabyte B760M GAMING X DDR4 Micro ATX LGA1700 Motherboard  (€126.95 @ Amazon France) 
Memory: *Corsair Vengeance LPX 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory  (€77.90 @ Amazon France) 
Storage: Western Digital Blue SN580 2 TB M.2-2280 PCIe 4.0 X4 NVME Solid State Drive  (€114.98 @ Cdiscount) 
Video Card: *Sapphire PULSE Radeon RX 7800 XT 16 GB Video Card  (€584.79 @ Amazon France) 
Case: *Fractal Design Focus 2 ATX Mid Tower Case  (€76.88 @ Alternate) 
Power Supply: *SeaSonic FOCUS GX 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply  (€112.23 @ Amazon France) 
Operating System: *Microsoft Windows 11 Home OEM - DVD 64-bit  (€151.49 @ Amazon France) 
Case Fan: *ARCTIC P12 56.3 CFM 120 mm Fan  (€10.49 @ Amazon France) 
Total: €1444.20
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2023-12-04 19:10 CET+0100

 

A better look at those components.

 

https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/B760M-GAMING-X-DDR4-rev-10#kf  

 

https://www.deepcool.com/products/Cooling/cpuaircoolers/GAMMAXX-AG400-Single-Tower-CPU-Cooler-1700-AM5/2022/15898.shtml  

 

https://seasonic.com/focus-gx  

 

https://www.arctic.de/us/P12-PWM-PST/ACFAN00120A  

 

https://www.fractal-design.com/products/cases/focus/focus-2/black-tg-clear-tint/  

 

  

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42 minutes ago, Agall said:

The FE cards are good at MSRP, but the AIB/partner models will usually get price cuts over time. 4070 is a $600 MSRP card but really go for $550 at this point. 

 

This being an example, even when you get to the RTX 4090 tier of cards, there's really no 'bad' AIB partner models now that would justify spending substantially more for any particular model, in my opinion.

image.thumb.png.497a1996dcf1e8f5e1f25ed78f625f4e.png

 

At $830 USD, you're in the territory of the RTX 4070ti, which is actually sub $800 USD in the US right now.

 

GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 4070 Ti WINDFORCE OC 12G Graphics Card, 3x WINDFORCE Fans, 12GB 192-bit GDDR6X, GV-N407TWF3OC-12GD Video Card - Newegg.com

I would like to buy my PC this week… So, I think I will take the same configuration but upgrade to 12600K (more is too expensive for now). Same for RTX 4070 Ti, its too expensive for now.. Did I have to change the motherbroad or any other components ? (See picture)

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31 minutes ago, Lepkeo said:

I would like to buy my PC this week… So, I think I will take the same configuration but upgrade to 12600K (more is too expensive for now). Same for RTX 4070 Ti, its too expensive for now.. Did I have to change the motherbroad or any other components ? (See picture)

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Looks good to me. Unsure about the price on the RTX 4070 since I don't see a price on it, but as long as its within reason, that's a lot more balanced setup with the 12600k.

Ryzen 7950x3D PBO +200MHz / -15mV curve CPPC in 'prefer cache'

RTX 4090 @133%/+230/+1000

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