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PC Build for Gaming


Lorien Carmac

CGDirector.com Parts List: https://www.cgdirector.com/pc-builder/?=6MSjd

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7GHz 6-Core Processor ($299.00)
CPU Cooler: AMD Wraith Stealth Cooler (Included with CPU) (-)
Motherboard: Gigabyte B550 Aorus Pro AC ATX AM4 ($189.99)
GPU: Nvidia GTX 1660 6GB - Gigabyte Windforce ($499.00)
Memory: 32GB (2 x 16GB) G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4-3200 C16 ($114.99)
Storage PCIe-SSD: ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro 1TB NVME M.2 Solid State Drive ($97.99)
Power Supply: EVGA 650 B5, 80 Plus Bronze 650W Power Supply ($49.99)
Case: Phanteks Enthoo Pro ATX Full Tower Case ($119.99)
Total: $1370.95

I mainly plan to use this build for school, gaming, and internet research. Is this a good build for that?
Jerry James

Jerry James

Hardware Nerd @ CGDirector
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Jun 19, 2020
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Definitely a decent build. I'd switch out the GPU for something more modern in that price range (RTX 3060 if possible) and the case to something more compact (a mid tower preferably).