37 months ago
I've almost finalised all the parts for my build, but there are just three parts that I am slightly unsure about.
I've decided I'm definitely going to got a GTX 1060 Graphics Card, but I don't know if I should go for the MSI Gaming X or the ASUS STRIX. I know that they are both very good cards, and can both overclock up to very high speeds. I really like the look of both cards, but I am leaning toward the STRIX because of the customisable RGB lighting it offers. The ASUS card is $10 more.
With the Case, I'm deciding between the Corsair 200R and the Corsair Spec-02. Both of these cases are the same price. I know that the 200R offers a lot more expandability, but it Spec-02 seems to look nicer with the front grill design and the red LED lighting. I say seems because I haven't had the chance to see either of these cases in person, and I know that in real life parts can look very different, and usually far more spectacular than in photos and videos.
With the PSU, I went for the Corsair CS550M Modular 80 Plus Gold Power Supply. I was looking around for a 500W 80+ Bronze or Silver rated PSU so I could save a little money, but none of the ones I found were modular. Does a PSU being semi-modular make a big difference when it comes to building the PC, for managing cables?
Here is my part list: http://au.pcpartpicker.com/list/8YftWX
I plan to buy my parts from PC Case Gear, who have very good reviews regarding delivery times, warranty claims and returns, although they can be slightly more expensive for some parts. Here is the wishlist that I made on their website. https://www.pccasegear.com/wish_lists/642643/All%20parts%20I%20plan%20to%20buy
Any opinions are welcome, and any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
P.S. I'm Australian which is why I've spelled some words with an s rather then a z, I know that's going to make some of you squirm :)