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To start off, thank you in advance.
I am a console gamer looking to make the switch. I am planing on building it although I'm completely lost.
I have watched a few YouTube videos.

I would like a motherboard with built in WiFi

What is your budget and currency? 600 USD
Do you need a monitor? NO
Do you need a keyboard? NO
Do you need a mouse? NO
Do you need an operating system? YES
What will you use the PC for?
GAMING
(Rainbow 6 Siege, shooters, rpgs, things of that nature)

I have periphials, not the best but I intend on upgrading later.

I would hope to have at least an i5
A GTX 1060
1tb of storage I think?

I do not know if I need to include a disc driver or just usb?

I want to use this computer without having to update it for at least 2 years.

Thank you very much.
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600 is where I would like to be at although 650 wont crush me if I have to go there.
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What monitor(s) will you be using with this system?
What else will you use the system for other than gaming, if anything?
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An hp 24w monitor.

As far,as other uses, general web searching etc..

Possibly streaming if it can handle it.

Microsoft office.

Nothing serious.

General computer use primarily gaming.
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I've put a 3GB 1060 in there, but you shouldn't get a 3GB 1060. You should get a used GTX 980 for $200-220, or a used GTX 970 for $175-200. Also, the case and PSU are obviously really low budget parts, I'd recommend spending a bit more on one of them, if possible. You could spend an extra $30 or so for a really nice case that could last you a long time, or what I'd do, spend an extra $20 or so on the PSU to get a significantly better quality, modular PSU, like this;
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I just left the really cheap case and PSU in there to keep costs down.
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Why do you say to go with a worse graphics card?
Will that not affect quality tremendously? Everything I've read is I want a 1060 minimum.


I'm going to leave it up to you to decide what my best options are.

If you could please, do that list again, with what you think the best build is. I don't have the knowledge to argue, I don't know you, yet I trust your judgement.
I really do appreciate your help.
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The case looks nice,with the see through side.

A better case worth it?
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Also, all these parts come with required screws and wiring correct?
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Clarity_ wroteWhy do you say to go with a worse graphics card?

I didn't. I said to get a used GTX 970 or GTX 980 instead of the 3GB GTX 1060.

Clarity_ wroteEverything I've read is I want a 1060 minimum.

No

Clarity_ wroteIf you could please, do that list again, with what you think the best build is

What I listed is what I think the best is, but with a GTX 970/980 instead of the 3GB 1060, and if you can spend more, the better case or PSU(which one is up to you).

Clarity_ wroteA better case worth it?

Yup, but a better PSU is also worth it. I'd personally get the cheap case with the Seasonic PSU I linked since you quite like the cheap case anyway.
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I apologize I do not know how to quote reply you.

So if the 970 or so that you listed is good, is it worth getting the 1060? I don't really know the differences. Just numbers to me.

Psu is what I will upgrade considering if I want to upgrade in the future I will have the power.

Where exactly do you buy used computer parts?

I'm going to go off your list and see if I can get the same prices at one store, to keep it simple and arriving at the same time.

If I go more expensive, I could buy parts at a time until I get them all, will delay my gaming, but could be worth it.
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