AdviceHelp with 1200-1400$ new gaming PC buildPosted:

boomkablamo
  • New Member
Status: Offline
Joined: Nov 15, 2020
Posts: 1
Reputation Power: 0
My budget is about 1200-1400 USD

PC will be for gaming

I currently have a 1440p 60hz monitor, which I plan on upgrading after the PC (Price of new monitor is not considered in the budget.)

No peripherals needed.

Will need a copy of Windows.

Would like the ability to overclock.


I'm looking to build a new gaming PC soon. I was wondering if it would be worth it to start buying parts with Black Friday being around the corner. There is no rush to get the PC built immediately, so if there are any parts coming out soon that I should wait for I'm ok with doing that. If there are only a few parts worth buying for Black Friday, I'm ok with just getting those for now too. Just looking for some advice on what/when I should buy. I've had my current gaming pc for about 8 years (with a few little upgrades throughout that time) and am pretty out of touch with modern hardware.
#2. Posted:
21
  • Moderator
Status: Offline
Joined: Oct 05, 20137 Year Member
Posts: 15,942
Reputation Power: 2902
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor ($300.00)
Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Best Buy)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL18 Memory ($66.98 @ Amazon)
Storage: Sabrent Rocket Q 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($119.98 @ Amazon)
Video Card: PNY GeForce RTX 3070 8 GB XLR8 Gaming REVEL EPIC-X RGB Video Card ($549.94 @ Office Depot)
Case: Phanteks Eclipse P400A Digital ATX Mid Tower Case ($94.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Cooler Master MWE Gold 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($105.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $1352.85

Add whatever capacity HDD you want/need.

Grab whatever RTX 3070 you can find in stock for $500-550 and like the look of, or wait til November 18th and maybe consider an RX 6800 for $550-600 if there's any stock, and if they're worth it of course.
Users browsing this topic: None
Jump to:


RECENT POSTS

HOT TOPICS