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Help me decide which build to buy, please!

Discussion in 'Games' started by Winterball, Oct 20, 2019.

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  1. Winterball

    Winterball Thread Starter

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    Hello folks!

    So I basically am struggeling between to builds.
    One is brand new, self made trough CP part picker, which some dude adviced for me.
    And the other one is second hand.

    Here you have both links, one for PC-partpicker and the other website (its dutch, but the components are written below)

    https://nl.pcpartpicker.com/list/PGzLDx --> PC-Partpicker

    https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/spelco...c1254e7aa85845826d5acd&previousPage=mympBuyer --> Second hand PC. The motherboard is : MSI B350 Tomahawk Arctic (MS-7A34)
    And the RAM is: DDR4-3200 PC4-25600 8Gx2 Intel CMP 2.0 Ready

    You can also see the price differences.

    The issue with PC-partpicker is that the person adviced me a I3-9100F intel CPU, while I researched about it the FPS is dramatically lower than the Ryzen 2600 or even the Ryzen 1700. Also, the videocard has lower FPS than the 1080TI in the second hand PC.

    Then the issue with the second hand PC is that the same person told me this PC is sold for so cheap is because it's been used for bitcoin mining, while he has no proof and just assumes it, which makes me wonder if I'll hit myself on the head when I find out it has not been used for mining and I lost my opportunity with it.

    So. please advice me on this, my main concern is that I really want a stabile good FPS for the coming 2-3 years, and this pre-build set of PC-partpicker makes me question if that's even possible. Im not an expert, so please go easy on me :)
     
  2. bassfisher6522

    bassfisher6522

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    On the system build, I'd change out the i3 to at least a i5. The i3 is entry level. Next I would change the cpu cooler to EVO 212 RGB Blk. It's a much better and well trusted cooler. Then I'd change the GTX 2060 to a 2070. Again, the 2060 is a great GPU but it's a entry level GPU. You'd be better served with the 2070.

    As for the pre owned; the language is German/Dutch and I can't make heads or tells out of it.
     
  3. Winterball

    Winterball Thread Starter

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    Sorry that you couldn't translate it, let me do it for you :
    Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB Vram
    AMD Ryzen 7 1700 8-core @ 3GHz
    16GB RAM DDR4 2666Mhz
    AMD cooler
    Full HD 144Hz support
    256GB SSD storage(Windows installed)
    2TB HDD storage

    Okay the 2070 is better I see now in videos, but what about the Ryzen 1700 or Ryzen 2600? Isnt that a better option for gaming?
     
  4. bassfisher6522

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    The specs I understood....it's the rest of the information that I wanted to read. It's history, use of, when built and so on. If any of that is in there.

    Personally I would go new. I'm no Intel fan, I would go AMD just because of cost.....much cheaper and in benching scenarios AMD is equal or just a small percentage behind. Now, with the new Ryzen 3xxx series CPU's they are laying the smackdown on Intel i9.
    https://www.pcmag.com/compare/370690/amd-ryzen-9-3900x-vs-intel-core-i9-9900k-which-high-end-cp
     
  5. Blu_86

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    RTX 260 isn't an entry level GPU at all. It's actually more than one would need for 1080 gaming and very good with 1440p gaming. Entry would be GTX 1060 3-6GB. A bit more would be RX 570-GTX 1650. Medium would be RX 590 GTX 1660. Medium high would be GTX 1660ti-GTX 1070 (and ti)-GTX 980ti. Entry high would be GTX 1080 RTX 2060. High is GTX 1080ti-5700 XT-RTX 2070. Very high end would be the RTX 2080 and 2080ti.
     
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