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Gaming and streaming build

bbjlfvr

5 months ago

Hi all,

It's been over 2 years since I built my first PC for modest gaming purpose (i5 7600k with GTX 1060 6GB and 16 GB RAM). Since then I've been away from PC parts world and have no idea what's happening and which items are good these days.

I am planning to run my small business with regular use of photo and video editing, maybe rendering and occasional streaming.

Therefore, would someone with knowledge and expertise build me a good overall build to do the above functions adequately? Please be as detailed as much possible why you chose that part over the other trending items? :) that would be really insightful to get a better understanding.

My budget is 1200 - 1600$.

Thank you and much appreciated.

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  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

In general you would use a 2700x for the 8 cores 16 threads or a 2600X 6 cores 12 threads.

You should be able to reuse everything but the motherboard and processor.

Add anouther set of the memory if it is at least 3000mhz if not then buy a 2X16gb set of 3000mhz memory and your all set.

you could also try what you have now and if your not getting the performance you need then upgrade

If your looking for a completely new build it would depend on the budget and a i7 8700K might make for a better processor because of the single core performance.

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

the main purpose of my post was to get a completely new build with today's new items. SMH

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

That reply seems rude.

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

2700X CPU adds more cores for the rendering and streaming.

Better CPU cooler than the stock one for less noise and better temps, sold at Newegg.

Good motherboard not much more to say.

32GB of memory should be plenty.

Fast M.2 drive for the OS and programs 1TB of space.

1TB of aditional SSD space you could partition it and use part as a scratch drive. Google this if you need to. Could also then hold your games.

4TB of hard drive storage and high quality.

1660ti about 30% better than what you have.

Low noise case without a side window for a more professional look.

Some overkill on the power supply, never a bad thing and also helps to keep the noise down.

Extra case fan to mount in the front of the case. That makes 2 intakes in the front and 1 rear exhaust should be plenty.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7 GHz 8-Core Processor $289.99 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler CRYORIG - H7 Plus 59 CFM CPU Cooler $44.00
Motherboard Asus - PRIME B450-PLUS ATX AM4 Motherboard $109.99 @ B&H
Memory G.Skill - Ripjaws V 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $170.98 @ Newegg
Storage Crucial - MX500 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive $134.99 @ Adorama
Storage Intel - 660p Series 1 TB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $114.99 @ B&H
Storage Western Digital - Red Pro 4 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $167.47 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI - GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6 GB VENTUS XS OC Video Card $279.99 @ Amazon
Case be quiet! - Pure Base 600 (Black/Silver) ATX Mid Tower Case $88.98 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA - SuperNOVA G3 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $89.99 @ Amazon
Case Fan be quiet! - Pure Wings 2 140 61.2 CFM 140mm Fan $12.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $1504.36
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-25 14:00 EDT-0400
  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

GTX 1660 > GTX 1060 6GB? Is 1660 better GPU than 1060?

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

the 1660ti is about 30% better than the 1060 just like I said. This sight is not 100% accurate but fairly close.

https://gpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Nvidia-GTX-1660-Ti-vs-Nvidia-GTX-1060-6GB/4037vs3639

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Isn't 2060 2070 or 2080 better new GPU than 1660?

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes the more money you spend on the card the better card you get. If the gaming performance you had with the 1060 was fine for you then the 1660ti is a good upgrade and should do fine. But yes you could spend more their if you wish.

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Just a question - isn't it better to get 2 x Intel - 660p Series 1 TB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive instead of 1 TB 2.5" SSD?

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

Their 1 M.2 slot on the board.

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

ASRock X470 Taichi has only 1 M.2 slot?

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

I dont see that board taklked about anywhere on this page.

  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

But is it? I cant use 2 x intel 660p Series with ASRock X470 Taichi?

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