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carrotstherabbi 4 months ago

I'm going for a simple build with some power to it, as well as a basic white red black color scheme. Any opinions would be appreciated https://pcpartpicker.com/user/carrotstherabbi/saved/tQDFt6

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Buildtimeboys 1 Build 2 points 4 months ago

The 6600K is a bad buy for that price, a 2600 will offer similar singe-core performance and can be paired with a decent overclocking mobo for cheaper:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor $149.99 @ B&H
CPU Cooler ARCTIC - Freezer 33 eSports ONE (Black/Red) CPU Cooler $31.98 @ Newegg
Motherboard MSI - B450 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard $111.99 @ B&H
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $104.99 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial - MX500 500 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $64.99 @ Adorama
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $39.99 @ Monoprice
Video Card MSI - GeForce GTX 1070 Ti 8 GB Video Card $409.99 @ Newegg
Case Fractal Design - Focus G (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $55.71 @ Walmart
Power Supply EVGA - SuperNOVA G2 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $49.99 @ B&H
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home Full - USB 32/64-bit $103.95 @ Trusted Tech Team
Monitor Acer - KG241 Pbmidpx 24.0" 1920x1080 144 Hz Monitor -
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1123.57
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-11-25 18:48 EST-0500

Added a better CPU cooler, and an SSD. Case was changed just because it was a bit cheaper and still a good unit.

carrotstherabbi submitter 1 point 4 months ago

Thank you so much, although I'm sure he's not experienced enough to overclock. Would that make too much of a difference?

Buildtimeboys 1 Build 1 point 4 months ago

Could give you a few extra fps depending on the game. The 2600 isn't ideal for 144Hz gaming, but the ideal is a fair bit more expensive.