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Hey everyone,
So I have no clue if this will get answered, but basically I am looking to build myself a Desktop PC costing no more than £1200 and I have come up with a list of specs. Just wondering whether anyone here knows if what I have chosen will perform well/and if there are any better alternatives.

    1. MOTHERBOARD: Asus ROG STRIX X570-F GAMING
    2. CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    3. GPU: AMD RX 5700-XT
    4.RAM: Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4 3600MHz C18
    5. SSD: Adata Ultimate SU800 1TB
    6:HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)
    7: CASE: GOLDEN FIELD - Z7 Windowed Tempered Glass Mid-Tower ATX


I have checked whether this shall all work on sites such as userbenchmark and then built two similar PC's using chillblast and pcspecialist but i could still do with any advice from people who have used any of those things mentioned above.

As you can tell i am very new to all this, don't really know what i am doing, perhaps there is even a desktop out there with similar specs already available to buy?

What i shall be mainly using the desktop for is as follows:
Adobe Photoshop/Light Room (i gif and make video edits so need PC to run as fast as possible) streaming of videos/online content, + gaming TW3, Assassins Creed and Sims 4- i add custom content on the last and my previous laptops/PC's have all been slow when custom content is added.

Any help and advice would be greatly appreciated.

From a 22 y/o girl trying to build a pc for her first time.
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You're missing a PSU. Regardless, I would definitely be making a few changes to those parts.

Ignore userbenchmark and any other similar sites, they're all useless crap. Anyone that works on that site clearly don't know what they're talking about.

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We know your use case and budget/currency, but we need more info to properly help you, so if you can answer these questions for us, we can help you with a parts list;
Do you need a monitor? If not, what monitor(s) will you be using?
Do you need a keyboard, mouse, or other peripherals?
Do you need an operating system?
Will you overclock?
Anything else we should know?
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Okay brilliant. Any advice in general would be much appreciated.

So monitor wise, I plan on buying one at a later date, for now I shall be using an old Samsung TV Screen (HD- 1080p)

Keyboard and mouse I just end up using standard ones lol, like I have an old Lenovo keyboard that just uses usb to plug in (same with mouse- so I need at least 3 usb ports)

Operating system I'm buying Windows 10 but I was gonna buy that direct from their site.

Over locking is good for gaming right? I'll mostly be using my computer for video editing, so if it needs it for that heavy usage then yes, but otherwise I'm not too sure the overclocking is needed.

I think that's all though. I just want a desktop that actually runs smoothly and quickly, with Adobe software not crashing on me like it currently is.

Thank you
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