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Is the Revolt 2 Extreme Z370 what I'm looking for?

by GrandStag / January 21, 2018 9:27 PM PST

Hello everyone! I have a question. I'm trying to purchase a premade PC that can be upgraded in the future. I currently do a TON of video editing, animation, and voice work, and I'm hoping to finally be able to game in the future with this PC. I'm curious if the Revolt 2 Extreme- Z370 is what I'm looking for or should I go for something else? Also, what additional attachments should I get given this link?

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Some odd choices there.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 22, 2018 1:25 PM PST

The 64GB SSD will run out of space too fast to be worth it. Even the bare min here is 120 and I suggest moving to 240. Or skip the HDD and pile that money into the biggest SSD you can get. 1TB drives are cheap to add later.

The 600 Watt PSU is a bare minimum almost guaranteed to have you pulling hair out at a year or two.,8.html
Bump those numbers up.

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by GrandStag / January 22, 2018 1:27 PM PST

Do you have a premade computer set up you would recommend?

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I cheat on these things.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 22, 2018 1:38 PM PST
In reply to: PreMade

I'll use a design like or pick up a nice enough pre-built to add my own GPU.

What you noted is OK but that SSD is just too small and the PSU is bare min. Both, once you get some time with the machine will haunt you as folk should have warned you about that area.

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Looks fine
by Bob__B / January 22, 2018 2:59 AM PST

Does it have the ports you need to connect your stuff?

Do take the free upgrades to the ssd/psu/ram.

It would not be something I would buy......personal pref.
Small case....think heat.
Fancy lighting.....butt ugly.

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What would you recommend?
by GrandStag / January 22, 2018 12:01 PM PST
In reply to: Looks fine

I’m definitely not a technological genius. What would you recommend?

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by Bob__B / January 22, 2018 1:15 PM PST

Talk to your local pc shop.
Tell them what you want to do.
Answer any questions.
See what they can do for you.

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