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drpumped 1 month ago

Hello everyone,

I have started saving money for this (or similar) rig for a few months now. This will be my first build since 2009 and might buy this from CyberpowerPC UK maybe around autumn.

However, I was thinking of waiting for the new Ryzen CPUs to come out later this year and see what is that about before making the purchase.

Part list link: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/vqdCYT

Also, I would definitely appreciate your comments and advice on the following matters:

  1. I am still thinking of getting an RTX 2080 instead of the GTX 1080TI
  2. Can I have your suggestions please for a monitor? 144hz, 27" for 80% 1080p gaming and rest for 1440p

Many thanks for reading this.

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soulventic 1 point 1 month ago

RTX 2080 is alot better than a 1080 Ti at this moment. They are cheaper for Identical performance and offer ray-tracing. (which is currently only compatible with like 1 game or something, but that isn't the reason to buy it). And it is also alot more recent and futureproofed.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7 GHz 8-Core Processor £268.79 @ Amazon UK
CPU Cooler Cooler Master - MasterLiquid Lite 120 66.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler £38.84 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard Gigabyte - X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard £130.76 @ Box Limited
Memory G.Skill - Trident Z RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory £121.98 @ Aria PC
Storage Samsung - 860 Evo 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive £136.99 @ Aria PC
Storage Seagate - Barracuda 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive £53.46 @ CCL Computers
Video Card MSI - GeForce RTX 2080 8 GB VENTUS Video Card £648.98 @ CCL Computers
Case NZXT - H500 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case £69.95 @ AWD-IT
Power Supply EVGA - SuperNOVA G3 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply £93.16 @ Ebuyer
Wireless Network Adapter Asus - PCE-AC56 PCI-Express x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter £36.98 @ Aria PC
Monitor Acer - KG271B 27.0" 1920x1080 240 Hz Monitor £249.99 @ Amazon UK
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total £1849.88
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-03-25 14:12 GMT+0000

The monitor that I added in there is a 1080p 27" 240Hz monitor, (which is better, alot better, than the one you listed.)

And for 1440p 144Hz I recommend...

Nothing, if you are getting 1440p 144Hz, for a good sized one at 1ms, it'll run you about 400, so the 1080p is a better way to go if you want high refresh rates.

But for 60hz 1440p the PB277Q from ASUS is nice.


kschendel 1 Build 1 point 1 month ago

Are you also gaming at high fps at 1440p, or is that more relaxed or even non-gaming? A 2070 can probably render frames about as fast as a 2600X can generate them, at 1080p, and outside of being able to enable every crazed ultra-detail option in some games, a 2080 / 2080Ti will gain you relatively little in terms of 1080p fps. Now, if you're looking for high 1440p fps at ultra, then a 2080 starts making more sense.