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1 hour ago, Harbingers said:

External 4tw.

Say what?

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7 hours ago, Arroz con Panther said:

Also, I highly recommend getting some LED lighting for around your monitor. Just attached this earlier this month and I love it. Before and after.

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Since my tower is under my desk, I didn't really try to make it fancy with LED lighting. In fact, this is the only picture I have of inside the case and it was right as I was booting it up for the first time.

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Since I don't get to nerd out that often. I have a female roommate so this is the man corner.

 

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Just now, Harbingers said:

GPU’s

You prefer external GPUs?

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1 hour ago, Dex said:

You prefer external GPUs?

Especially with a laptop when you want to be mobile. Not cheap though.

i do video editing. 

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How do you like the ultrawide monitor? I'm scared it's going to be to much...I already don't look around enough on my screen that I have now. Everyone enjoys them though.

OP, you should post your parts list on https://www.reddit.com/r/buildapc/ and https://www.reddit.com/r/buildapcsales. You'll have to filter out what some people say, but you'll get some good advice and someone will find good deals for you.

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34 minutes ago, Arroz con Panther said:

How do you like the ultrawide monitor? I'm scared it's going to be to much...I already don't look around enough on my screen that I have now. Everyone enjoys them though.

OP, you should post your parts list on https://www.reddit.com/r/buildapc/ and https://www.reddit.com/r/buildapcsales. You'll have to filter out what some people say, but you'll get some good advice and someone will find good deals for you.

I was unsure about the ultra wide but I LOVE IT. Especially for video editing. But I've been playing Skyrim in 1440p Ultra wide and it's sex. The other is a 27" 4K.

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Must of missed this thread, dunno how. Like DeX has said if you want to stream and play AAA titles at decent settings your going to power. With that budget for the build your going to need to be extra picky on what parts you pick/wait on sales for some parts...ext. 

 

Also are you looking for full tower/mid tower...ext

 

lots of questions to be answered. 

 

 

As for dex's build I'd switch out the 1050TI for a rx 580, comparable price but pretty good performance bump and extra 4gb of vram. you can get them for 200-220. 

 

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On 1/30/2019 at 7:55 PM, Arroz con Panther said:

How do you like the ultrawide monitor? I'm scared it's going to be to much...I already don't look around enough on my screen that I have now. Everyone enjoys them though.

OP, you should post your parts list on https://www.reddit.com/r/buildapc/ and https://www.reddit.com/r/buildapcsales. You'll have to filter out what some people say, but you'll get some good advice and someone will find good deals for you.

Go get yourself an ultrawide, and you'll never look back. it's pretty damn amazing. 

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BTW  if you buy from Ibuypower you can use Affirm internet financing( with approval)   I bought a $2200 desktop ( paid about 250-300 more than I could doing it myself) but I got a nice warranty and I couldnt' afford 2200 out of pocket at the time so the Affirm deal worked great for me.   I think I made $180 payments for 12 months.  Turned out great so far. PC is a year and a half old now and not even the slightest hitch.

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21 minutes ago, TbTeRRoR said:

BTW  if you buy from Ibuypower you can use Affirm internet financing( with approval)   I bought a $2200 desktop ( paid about 250-300 more than I could doing it myself) but I got a nice warranty and I couldnt' afford 2200 out of pocket at the time so the Affirm deal worked great for me.   I think I made $180 payments for 12 months.  Turned out great so far. PC is a year and a half old now and not even the slightest hitch.

I also bought an iBUYPOWER (from Best Buy) and it's a fuging beast. Came with a warranty and they actually used quality parts/brands for the build.

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Super mega bump.. guys... Should I wait for the new AMD Chip sets or should I just go ahead and build a PC with a Ryzen 7??

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I have a Ryzen 7 2700 and am happy with the results so far, but at this point I'd probably wait for the Ryzen 3000 series, at least based on the prices I've read about. 

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I'd wait until the 3000 chips come out to buy either. Chances are the prices of the 2000 series will come down even more when the 3000 releases. Then you can decide between the 2700, 3700x, or even the 3600 and 2600 chips depending on where you want to allocate your resources. I would also think about if you want to overclock or not. I have a Ryzen5 1600 that I overclock to 3.7 ghz without even messing with the voltage but I do have an aftermarket cooler rather than the standard one. I would recommend getting RAM of at least 3000mhz as Ryzen benefits quite a bit from fast RAM. I'd take a look at the AMD rx570 and rx580 graphic cards as an alternate to the 1050ti or 1060 as well because they are very competitive performance wise and can often be found cheaper. Here's a build coming in under 700 and the motherboard is going to have ryzen 3000 compatibility with a bios update if you want to upgrade in the future. The power supply leaves you a little head room if you want to upgrade your graphics card in the future and need a little more juice to run it.

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/YMG9V6

 

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On ‎2019‎/‎06‎/‎10 at 3:46 AM, CarolinaSock said:

I'd wait until the 3000 chips come out to buy either. Chances are the prices of the 2000 series will come down even more when the 3000 releases. Then you can decide between the 2700, 3700x, or even the 3600 and 2600 chips depending on where you want to allocate your resources. I would also think about if you want to overclock or not. I have a Ryzen5 1600 that I overclock to 3.7 ghz without even messing with the voltage but I do have an aftermarket cooler rather than the standard one. I would recommend getting RAM of at least 3000mhz as Ryzen benefits quite a bit from fast RAM. I'd take a look at the AMD rx570 and rx580 graphic cards as an alternate to the 1050ti or 1060 as well because they are very competitive performance wise and can often be found cheaper. Here's a build coming in under 700 and the motherboard is going to have ryzen 3000 compatibility with a bios update if you want to upgrade in the future. The power supply leaves you a little head room if you want to upgrade your graphics card in the future and need a little more juice to run it.

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/YMG9V6

 

I love AMD cards and I'm really not a fan of Nvidia, but with this build I would have to recommend the 1660Ti, which can be had on ebay for $230 https://www.ebay.com/itm/GIGABYTE-GeForce-GTX-1660-Ti-OC-6G-Graphics-Card-2-x-Fans-VGA-6GB-192-Bit/292978237331. 

Also, I would recommend a better SSD if it's going to be the OS drive since the Sandisk Plus controller doesn't use DRAM. 1TB SATA SSDs are going for under $100 now. I even snagged a 1TB Crucial MX500 (widely considered the best non-Samsung SATA SSD) for $90 in April. 

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2 hours ago, Chimera said:

I love AMD cards and I'm really not a fan of Nvidia, but with this build I would have to recommend the 1660Ti, which can be had on ebay for $230 https://www.ebay.com/itm/GIGABYTE-GeForce-GTX-1660-Ti-OC-6G-Graphics-Card-2-x-Fans-VGA-6GB-192-Bit/292978237331. 

Also, I would recommend a better SSD if it's going to be the OS drive since the Sandisk Plus controller doesn't use DRAM. 1TB SATA SSDs are going for under $100 now. I even snagged a 1TB Crucial MX500 (widely considered the best non-Samsung SATA SSD) for $90 in April. 

I was basing this around the price of the build the OP posted which was 720$. He'd have to up his budget if he wanted a next tier of graphic card like the 1660ti or vega 56. Same with the SSD I was simply going off the size he was looking at and picking a better brand but still very much a budget pick.

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