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Thought about building a completely new PC from scratch

So I was thinking about building a new pc for mid-high end gaming and some friends of mine suggested that I buy the following components:

-Case: Thermaltake View 21 Tempered Glass Edition
-CPU: AMD ​Ryzen 5 2600 Box
-GPU: Gigabyte GeForce GTX1060 6GB (GV-N1060WF2OC-6GD)
-Motherboard: Asrock Fatal1ty B450 Gaming K4
-SSD: Samsung 860 Evo 250GB
-HDD: Western Digital Blue 3.5" 1TB (7200rpm)
-PSU: Corsair RMx Series RM750x (201Cool

And so the following question came to my mind " Will all of these be compatible with one another?". This is also the thing that led me to these forums, to ask experienced-with-hardware people about my future build. Are all these parts compatilbe with one another? Will I need anything else in addition? Should I change something to something else? And please let me know what that "something" is. Thanks for taking the time to read, and I'm looking forwards to your replies.

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At first glance looks OK.
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Thanks for the information

So basically to sumarize, what i've selected to build is okay and will allow me to have a normally running pc. If so, then cool! thanks for the reply

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Not really.

My advice is to build the PCMR version but with your choice of GPU and storage. Using other motherboards has you research what issues folks are having. By building the PCMR models or close to that you go with the herd without having to do deep research.

Note: corrected grammar with edit.

Post was last edited on November 25, 2018 1:12 PM PST

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Okay, thanks alot for the useful information and i'll make sure to go by what you said but the only thing that concerns me, is the fact that what is suggested on the PCMR build is cheaper than what i was aiming to buy and it makes me feel its gonna be of lower quality

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Mass production lowers prices.

Anyhow, mass production lowers costs. It does not mean lower quality. The mass builds at PCMR are built often and if there is an issue folk YELP LOUDLY and it is either fixed or the PCMR folk change the build.

By building what hundreds or more build you avoid having to deal with newer boards and build combinations.

There are folk that want to explore the new boards but for most of us, hopping into the standard builds is better.

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Looks fine

You will need an OS and some ram.

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Not sure about the OS

Haven't quite figured out yet how i'm going to setup windows but i have my ram issues covered

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Everything seems to be fine but the GPU. I don't know why are you opting for 1060?

By adding a little budget you can go for a good GPU like the 1070 or 1070Ti. Although 1080 and RTX 2080 Ti will be a much better addition but those are too expensive.

A 1070 will give you more better settings and will work better with all other mentioned components.

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