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The PC has been bought and built, and is looking good. I have been happy with it so far, though the monitor is yet to arrive, so I will be updating as I set the computer up and test its specs. This, in my opinion, is the best bang for the buck PC. Squeezing in at just under $1000, it has a high level of performance. While you might not be able to ray-trace on this setup, its still plenty fine for most AAA and modern titles. My advice when buying: Get used parts. The graphics card was available for its low price because of an eBay sale, which is something I highly recommend, and while the price is still under $1000 with the rest of the system new, I was able to get the entire thing for about $900 by purchasing a used motherboard. Any comments or recommendations are highly welcomed!

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  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice! I would go with the Ryzen 5 3600 instead.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

I actually built this like a week or two before the 3600 was announced. If I was starting again, that's probably the best cpu at its price, though.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

I have that exact same card, did you try overclocking? Mine went past 2GHz which is very high for a 1070.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

I actually built with the idea of being able to temporarily set up with a used monitor, but that ended up falling through, so I haven't gotten far past turning the PC on. That's a good idea, though, I was planning on overclocking the CPU but didn't think to do the Graphics Card. I'll update pretty soon once I get everything up and running, I'll see how that goes.