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First ever build, need advice.

Gimmie053

8 months ago

Hi,

Basically I've had some time off of college and I decided to go work for a year, which has left me with a bit of money and now I'd like to finally build my own computer.

Anyway other than the list below I have a few questions.

What are some beginner mistakes people tend to make that I'd be advised to stear clear of?

Is it worth getting two of the same gaming monitors or should I rather skim it a bit, and say, get one gaming monitor as my main monitor and one cheaper one on the side? Ofcourse not planning on playing two games at the same time so it seems logical not to drop the same amount of money on the same monitors when they're both not going to be used as heavily.

Anyway I would, ofcourse, also like it to be a dual monitor setup.

  • Budget: 2000-3000 euros. I've always wanted a gaming PC ever since I was a young boy, so dont shame me for dropping big.
  • Location: Netherlands
  • Use (gaming, rendering, etc): Gaming, watching movies and series, VR once I get the headset.
  • Peripherals required (monitor, keyboard/mouse, etc): The budget above is excluding peripherals, however I'd still love to see recommendations for monitors as I'm really new in that aswell and with the wide variety of different monitors its quite intimidating.
  • Operating System required: Windows 10

Would love to hear your advice on this.

Regards

Comments

  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

AMD

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7 GHz 8-Core Processor €349.00 @ Paradigit
Motherboard Asus - ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard €138.00 @ Paradigit
Memory Corsair - Vengeance LED 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory €179.00 @ Paradigit
Storage Crucial - BX500 480 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive €67.99 @ Paradigit
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive €46.99 @ Paradigit
Video Card Asus - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB Video Card €699.00 @ Paradigit
Case NZXT - H700i ATX Mid Tower Case €184.90 @ Paradigit
Power Supply SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply €104.90 @ Paradigit
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total €1769.78
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-18 00:10 CET+0100

Intel

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i9-9900K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor €599.00 @ Paradigit
CPU Cooler NZXT - Kraken X72 Liquid CPU Cooler €199.90 @ Paradigit
Motherboard Gigabyte - Z390 AORUS PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard €209.00 @ Paradigit
Memory Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory €189.00 @ Paradigit
Storage Crucial - BX500 480 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive €67.99 @ Paradigit
Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive €46.99 @ Paradigit
Video Card Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB WINDFORCE Video Card €559.00 @ Paradigit
Case NZXT - H700i ATX Mid Tower Case €184.90 @ Paradigit
Power Supply SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply €104.90 @ Paradigit
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total €2160.68
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-18 00:15 CET+0100

What are some beginner mistakes people tend to make that I'd be advised to stear clear of?

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  • 8 months ago
  • 2 points

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i7-9700K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor €499.00 @ Paradigit
CPU Cooler Noctua - NH-D15 82.5 CFM CPU Cooler €89.90 @ Paradigit
Motherboard Gigabyte - Z390 AORUS PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard €209.00 @ Paradigit
Memory Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory €149.00 @ Paradigit
Storage Crucial - MX500 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive €139.99 @ Paradigit
Video Card Gigabyte - GeForce RTX 2080 8 GB WINDFORCE OC Video Card €859.00 @ Paradigit
Case NZXT - H700 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case €139.00 @ Paradigit
Power Supply SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply €104.90 @ Paradigit
Monitor Acer - Predator X34P 34.0" 3440x1440 120 Hz Monitor €899.00 @ Paradigit
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total €3088.79
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-18 18:05 CET+0100

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