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Earthvirgo10 7 days ago

I am making a pc for gaming with an RTX 2060 and need a good cpu Help please

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Granddy 1 Build 1 point 6 days ago

What resolution and fps and games you plan on going with?

Earthvirgo10 submitter 1 point 6 days ago

at least 1080p 60fps

some games are planet coaster subnautica roblox (lol!) overwatch leauge of legends dota 2 AND MORE!

Granddy 1 Build 1 point 6 days ago

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i7-9700K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor $409.89 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler Thermalright - Macho Rev.B 73.6 CFM CPU Cooler $49.90 @ Amazon
Motherboard Gigabyte - Z390 AORUS PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard $182.88 @ Amazon
Memory Team - Vulcan 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $79.89 @ OutletPC
Storage Team - L5 LITE 3D 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $96.99 @ Newegg
Storage Hitachi - Ultrastar 7K3000 3 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $48.49 @ Amazon
Video Card Zotac - GeForce RTX 2060 6 GB GAMING Video Card $349.99 @ Amazon
Case NZXT - H500 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $69.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply SeaSonic - G 550 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $69.00 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1357.02
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-04-11 16:38 EDT-0400
vagabond139 5 Builds 2 points 6 days ago

I would recommend avoiding that HDD. They are the new death stars. Look at the reviews they are often used with tons of hours on them, out of warranty from Hitachi due to their age, loud, and have reliability issues due to being them used. Its why it costs below $50. This goes for all cheap Hitachi HDD's that are on Amazon.

pcbldragain 1 point 5 days ago

Yeah I had a fun time finding a NEW hdd, half of them don't even list if its new or not. Some violation going on there IMO.

LightningProd 1 point 5 days ago

Like vagabond139 said, that is not a good HDD (which is why it is so cheap). It'd be worth changing it to this one: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008M112AG/

akimboo 1 point 6 days ago

We really need more information as to what you want to do with the computer and what your budget is.

Earthvirgo10 submitter 1 point 6 days ago

my budget is $1800 and I want a high end gaming/productivity/streaming/vr setup

manirelli staff 8 Builds 1 point 3 days ago

This topic has been moved from "General > General Discussion" to "Hardware > CPUs".

reyna785 1 point 3 days ago

PC for gaming - if only gaming, and your budget, 9700K is the obvious choice, paired with 16GB DDR4-3000 RAM. If you do any multitasking, the 2700X can be a decent alternative, but at 1080p and 60fps, you don't need even an RTX 2060. For that, an AMD Ryzen 2600X or 2700 paired with a GeForce 1660ti would be sufficient and would save you hundreds of dollars.