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would this build work for graphic design and gaming?



i was on the pc builder site and it gave me this build for graphic design, but would it also be good for gaming and possibly streaming? it'd mainly be for minecraft, but i wasn't too sure if it would work for that and graphic design programs.

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

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor ($209.99)
CPU Cooler: be quiet! Pure Rock Slim ($23.13)
Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX ATX AM4 ($122.59)
GPU: AMD Radeon RX 560 4GB XFX ($349.99)
Memory: 8GB (2 x 4GB) G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4-3200 C16 ($66.70)
Storage PCIe-SSD: ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro 512GB NVME M.2 Solid State Drive ($67.99)
Power Supply: Corsair CX Series CX450M 450W ATX 2.4 Power Supply ($64.99)
Case: be quiet! Pure Base 600 Black ATX Mid Tower Case ($89.00)
Total: $994.38
Alex Glawion

Alex Glawion

CG Hardware Specialist @ CGDirector
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Jun 12, 2020
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Hey Cait,
Yes that build would be suitable for your workloads. Is we often say these days, it's advised to be on the lookout for a better / cheaper GPU, though, as the RX 560 is quite low-tier and heavily price-inflated currently. You would usually get e.g. a GTX 1660 Super or even RTX 2060 for about that same price, and those GPUs have much higher performance. But that's just how the current market situation is.