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This is my first build. I built this for my sister with her somehow trusting me to build it with no faults. Somehow there actually were no faults. Hooray.

Edit: Found out that the MSI RX570 was a mining card making it almost completely unusable. Got that card returned and got another one of the same kind and it worked. I had concerns that there was going to be a major bottle-necking issue but after some testing with Forza Horizon 4 one high graphics, I don't see an issue.

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  • 1 month ago
  • 4 points

Solid choice of parts! I would recommend flipping the CPU fan around to the other side and putting the GPU in the top slot.

  • 1 month ago
  • 4 points

I suggest moving your gpu to the top pcie 16x slot as you have it in a pcie 4x slot

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the suggestion, will do

  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

great build! too bad it'll never see the heavy update :(

  • 1 month ago
  • 3 points

We can at least hope :)

  • 29 days ago
  • 2 points

Alert! RED Spy in the base!

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Glad the build went off without a hitch! Although you're going to want a new graphics card as it will bottleneck that processor.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Could a bottleneck eventually harm the CPU or GPU?

  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

Nah, you're just not gonna be utilising the CPU to its potential.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

That's a relief :)

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Unless her sister plays more cpu intensive titles

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  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

yes it is lol

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  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

No, there's always a slowest part. Might be the CPU, or the GPU, or the monitor, and it will depend on what you're doing. Different game engines load the computer differently. The RX 570 doesn't somehow slow the 2700X down, but if the 2700X can generate frames faster than the RX 570 can render them, it will have to wait rather than charging ahead at full speed. As long as the end result is fast enough, it's completely irrelevant.

Worrying about a "bottleneck" is misguided. Worry about getting the displayed fps you want, at the resolution and graphics detail level you find desirable.