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JustAFella 2 months ago

Was planning on doing some gaming and streaming with this build and I am wondering if this will be ample enough to do so? any feedback is appreciated

note:

I have already purchased the GPU For streaming I will be using a laptop with an Elgato capture card

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor $164.99 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler Cooler Master - MasterLiquid ML240L RGB 66.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $59.99 @ B&H
Motherboard Gigabyte - B450M DS3H Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $79.51 @ OutletPC
Memory Corsair - Vengeance RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $114.99 @ Corsair
Storage *Drevo - X1 Pro 512 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $58.49 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate - FireCuda 1 TB 2.5" 5400RPM Hybrid Internal Hard Drive $59.99 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1070 8 GB Windforce OC Video Card $0.00
Case NZXT - H500 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case $69.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair - TXM Gold 550 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $59.97 @ Newegg
Monitor AOC - G2460VQ6 24.0" 1920x1080 75 Hz Monitor $148.88 @ B&H
Keyboard Corsair - K68 RGB Wired Gaming Keyboard $87.51 @ Amazon
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $949.31
Mail-in rebates -$45.00
Total $904.31
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-19 17:55 EST-0500

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kschendel 1 Build 2 points 2 months ago

I think you might be limiting yourself a bit with a 75Hz refresh rate monitor; in many games this combo should manage significantly higher fps. I assume the AIO is for looks since you don't need large cooling capacity for a 2600 (although that price isn't bad).

JustAFella submitter 1 point 1 month ago

ok would recommend a 100hz 144hz, 180hz, or 240hz monitor instead? also I remember watching a Linus Tech Tips video where they talked about freesync monitors that are G-Sync compatible do you know if the 1070 can use this feature?

IndividualSOULS 2 points 1 month ago

Nvidia 10 series and the rtx series support free sync.

kschendel 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

NVidia cards never used to do freesync but with recent drivers, they can do freesync (I think it has to be freesync over DisplayPort, not sure). A 144Hz monitor with freesync would probably be a good choice.