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I'm a casual gamer and wanted a system that can play most if not all the games at 1080p but with all settings maxed out. While deciding to build I went with an all AMD build this time and I couldn't be happier. The only caveat is that the reference design RX 5700 does scream like a banshee when it ramps up, if I could do it again, I would get a AIB Partner board instead of the reference design.

The ASUS TUF is the backbone of the system. It has most of the features I was looking for and it's VRM's are decent and can run all the Ryzen 3000 variants. It's an average overclocker but I don't overclock. I value stability over outright speed.

The Case is the new 220T by Corsair. I picked this because I wanted a full ATX form factor but at the same time wanted it to be as small as possible. This case is tiny for what it is and I wouldn't say it's the easiest case to build in, but it's not the worst by a long shot. What this case does excel in is airflow. I have it currently set up in with a positive internal pressure setup and it's working great. My CPU doesn't go above 65C even when running extended benchmark tests.

I did have a spare LL120 fan lying around so I replaced the stock CPU Cooler fan that came with the Coolermaster with the LL120 and it gives a great RGB effect.

This machine can run 1440p games too quite smoothly but since my monitor is 1080p, it works exceedingly well for my needs. With the 12 Threads, it can also churn through productivity tasks such as video rendering quite quickly. The X570 platform is solid and stable with no issues so far. Just make sure to stay on top of AMD's ever changing drivers to ensure you get the best performance and stability. The new ABBA AGESA works well too.

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  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

is the case good I'm thinking of getting it well how is it?

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

It's pretty good. The airflow is great and the fan RGB controller works well too. As long as you're not doing anything too fancy (open loop water cooling) then this case should be fine!

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

that's a relief but can the how do you plug in three fans without splitters or do they plug into the node?

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

So RGB fans have 2 leads. 1 for the RGB part and the other for the actual power. So your motherboard will have to have many fan headers. My X570 TUF motherboard has 5 headers and I'm using all 5 right now. 3 for the front intake, 1 for the CPU cooler and 1 for the rear exhaust. All the RGB Leads will plug into the node too.

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Oh okay that sounds cool so if my thing doesn’t I’ll just get a fan splitter

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks good now! I think it's a great build!

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Hi there, really sexy build, what are the temps? Thank you.

  • 4 months ago
  • 1 point

Here's a good build for anyone in this same price range but already got a monitor, btw nice build man! https://pcpartpicker.com/user/rygetlost/saved/c2qf99