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thoughts on the following specs for a desktop

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red8Rain    23

hi folks,

 

I haven't built a PC for a LOOONNG time so I'm pretty much out of the loop as to what's good and all the new terms.  I did some research and carted the following items @ amazon.  I'm using this pc for day to day work, trading stocks/options and playing games.  Can I get your thoughts on the following specs?

 

case:

Thermaltake versa h16 black spcc atx mini

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B0797GHT9F/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_6?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1

 

mobo:

asus rog strix x470-f gaming amd ryzen 2 am4 ddr4 dp hdmi m.2

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07C4PH429/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_1?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1

 

cpu:

amd ryzen 7 2700x processor with wraith prism led cooler

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07B428M7F/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_3?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1

 

ram:

corsair vengeance lpx 32gb (2x16gb) ddr4

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B01CYILUB8/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_2?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1

 

gfx card:

sapphire tech radeon puls rx 570 4gb gddr5

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B06ZY21842/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_4?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1

 

hdd:

samsung ssd 860 evo 1tb 2.5 inch sata iii

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B078DPCY3T/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_5?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1

 

power supply:

Thermaltake Smart 500W 80+ White Certified PSU

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B014W3EM2W/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_1?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1

 

Let me know if I'm missing anything else because like I said, it has been a while since I built my own pc.

 

thanks

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Daniel F.    585

The motherboard wont fit in the mATX/m-itx case you specify (also fyi m-ITX and mATX are not the same size)

id  swap the 2nd gen Ryzen for a 3rd gen for a quick boost in speed in games

your ram is far to slow. It should be a min of 3200 cl16 (pref 3600 cl14 for ryzen 3)

a gpu with 4gb ram wont play new games well at decent resolution and graphics quality, you really need min 6gb pref 8gb. Also the 580 doesn't cost much more and is a much better card for 1080p gaming.

think about a small nvme for the boot/os drive

increase the psu wattage for future proofing

 

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