Mon. Nov 30th, 2020

I just completed my new rig! It's replacing my old i5-3570K which served me really, really well for the last 8 years, and will continue to help out the wife for many more years to come.It took me a really long time to decide to buy it, but when I did, it was really quick to put the parts list together and press the purchase button. I was really confident about it, mainly because of all I've learning from reading posts here daily for 6 months, and all the videos from GN, Jayz, and Iskandar Souza (from Brazil).Putting it together was much easier than I thought. First I assembled the rig bare bones on a table, on top of the motherboard box, Jayz style, and it posted the first time. Then building onto the case took a bit more time, with the case being smaller than the previous one and all. Took the time to do some minimally neat cable management and added an RGB LED strip for the additional FPS!The rig is far from complete, really. I reused the GPU from the old rig and some storage that was laying around unused. I'll now look into upgrading the GPU, hopefully for a RTX 3070, and to replace the monitors. I've build it the other way around (monitors last), but that's life.Big shout out for the kind folks from this sub, who helped me a lot, and from which I learned most of what I know about PC builing!!Here are the rest of the pictures: Don't mind the giant plush turtle next to it. It's the wife's.PCPartPicker Part ListTypeItemPriceCPUAMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor$199.99 @ Best BuyMotherboardAsus TUF GAMING B550M-PLUS Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard$145.99 @ B&HMemoryG.Skill Trident Z 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory$71.99 @ NeweggStorageCrucial P1 500 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive$59.99 @ AdoramaStorageSeagate BarraCuda 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive$45.99 @ AmazonVideo CardGigabyte GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4 GB Video Card$144.99 @ NeweggCaseAsus TUF Gaming GT301 ATX Mid Tower Case$99.99 @ AmazonPower SupplyCorsair RM (2019) 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply$114.99 @ CorsairPrices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discountsTotal$883.92Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-10-18 08:50 EDT-0400