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Opinions on First Gaming Build

Jarzone

31 months ago

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor $218.98 @ NCIX US
Motherboard Asus PRIME B350-PLUS ATX AM4 Motherboard $98.88 @ OutletPC
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $124.89 @ OutletPC
Storage PNY CS1311 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $89.99 @ B&H
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $48.98 @ NCIX US
Video Card MSI Radeon RX 580 8GB GAMING X Video Card $244.99 @ B&H
Case NZXT S340 (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case $64.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply SeaSonic 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $51.89 @ Newegg
Monitor Asus VG245H 24.0" 1920x1080 75Hz Monitor $179.00 @ Amazon
Keyboard Redragon K552 Wired Gaming Keyboard $34.99 @ Amazon
Mouse Mionix Castor Wired Optical Mouse $58.99 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1226.57
Mail-in rebates -$10.00
Total $1216.57
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-04-24 20:35 EDT-0400

Comments

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

Looks good. I'd personally suggest going with more neutral colors for your parts, and getting a cheap lighting kit, such as the Deepcool RGB350 to give it color. But if you're happy with red, I'd go for it.

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

G.Skill Ripjaws V Series is not described by AMD or G.Skill as Ryzen compatible.... this doesn't inherently mean it wont work, but there is a greater chance you will be stuck at 2133

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

What do you think I should go with then?

  • 31 months ago
  • 1 point

anything with Samsung B-die based DIMMs. (or specifically listed as ryzen compatible)

In no particular order: Kingston Fury series, Geil EVO X, G.Skill Trident Z(even the RGB version is listed as compatible, but only on asus mobos currently), G.Skill Flare, Corsair Vengeance , Corsair Dominator

(I'm sure there are others , so if there is a brand you prefer, they likely list the ryzen compatible ram on their website)

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