61 months ago
I'm just about ready to pull the trigger on my new build but I thought it would be best to get it looked at here before I hand over my hard earned. I've spent the last year trying to save everything I can to put into a build.
This PC will be my daily driver. Mostly, it will be used for gaming, internet browsing, email, word processing etc. No real encoding or video editing work will be done. I plan on overclocking the CPU and swapping out all the stock fans for Corsair SP/AF fans. I will most likely not overclock the GPUs, unless that can be done with the stock coolers. I'm looking to keep these PC as quite as possible (as quite as something can be with 6 case fans, 4 GPU fans and a PSU fan).
Rationale for the parts chosen: -Performance with ability to overclock -Red & black aesthetic -Storage expandability
I have a feeling that my motherboard selection may have me paying for the brand name... It's just the only board that seems to fit my needs and has a look that I like.
Deciding on a monitor has been the hardest part of this build. 1440p, 24" or 27", 60hz or 144hz or a combination of all of the above. In the end I've nominated what seems to be a decent gaming option. I may grab a second panel in a couple months to increase my productivity (unfortunately, I don't have the physical space for a triple-screen setup)
Is there anything glaring wrong with my build? Or are there things people could suggest as alternatives keeping in mind my context for the build?