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Finally making the switch to PC

Post Date: 2021-03-08

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AlHen View Drop Down

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    Posted: 08 Mar 2021 at 8:28pm
[$2,000 +/- $500 if it makes much of a difference]

[Id like to be able to play on my TV, I have a 55" 4k smart TV and the Wi-Fi and router is all set up in my entertainment center already, plus I'm not the type to want to sit at a desk so I'm not sure if running on a tv changes what id need ? Id like to be able to play games with a controller still aswell. I'm big into the game skyrim and I want to be able to run a lot of mods enhancing visuals, and would like to be able to play first person shooters like cod, and would like to play escape from tarkov. I should also point out in not very competitive, I dont really play cod warzone but more of team death match, not sure if that makes a difference either. Also I do not stream. Lights in the tower for cosmetic would be cool but is not needed]

Ive looked around on the website but honestly have no idea what im looking for or what does what. Ive grown up on consoles so whatever advice and help I can get will be much appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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  Quote Cretae Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 09 Mar 2021 at 4:18am
This build will give you very strong performance on your TV.

Digital Storm Desktop - Config ID 3806091 - SKU 3245397     
System Configuration:
Chassis Model: Digital Storm Lynx
Exterior Finish: - Standard Factory Finish
Trim Accents: - Standard Factory Finish

Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X (6-Core) 4.6 GHz Turbo

Motherboard: ASUS PRIME X570-P / MSI X570-A Pro (Up to 2x PCI-E Devices) (No SLI Support)
System Memory: 16GB DDR4 3200MHz Digital Storm Performance Series

Power Supply: 850W Digital Storm Performance Series (Modular) (80 Plus Gold)

Storage Set 1: 1x SSD M.2 (500GB Seagate FireCuda 520) (NVM Express) (Gen4 PCIe)

Storage Set 2: 1x Storage (2TB Seagate / Toshiba / Hitachi)
Storage Set 3: - No Thanks
Internet Access: High Speed Network Port (Supports High-Speed Cable / DSL / Network Connections)

Graphics Card(s): 1x GeForce RTX 3070 8GB (Performance Edition) (VR Ready)
Sound Card: Integrated Motherboard Audio

Extreme Cooling: H20: Stage 2: Digital Storm Vortex Liquid CPU Cooler (Dual Fan) (Fully Sealed + No Maintenance)

Cable Management: Premium Cable Management (Strategically Routed & Organized for Airflow)

Chassis Fans: Digital Storm Performance Series (RGB Fans)

Internal Lighting: Remote Controlled Advanced LED Lighting System (Multiple RGB Color Modes)

CPU Boost: Stock Factory Turbo Boost Advanced Automatic Overclocking
Graphics: - No Thanks, Please do not overclock my video card(s)
OS Boost: - No Thanks, Please do not tweak the services on the operating system
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home (64-Bit)

I've heavily edited the configuration text to just hit the highlights. if you want to see it in the Configurator, go to the main Forum page, upper right > "Load Config" and copy/paste the Config ID (number only).

The only thing you might wish to stretch the budget for is to ditch the mechanical hard drive for a Samsung 860 EVO for much faster (but smaller) storage. More is easy to add later when you need some. The Primary drive I've given you is small for a reason. It is state-of the art, lightning fast storage that will amaze you. Keeping it small means you have plenty of room for Windows, all your maintenance software, and applications you need for work/school/whatever. Room left over for a few of your favorite games and mods. The compact size keeps the cost down and means all the system scans you must run on a regular basis for maintenance are done in seconds, not minutes.

IMHO, this is the very best you can get at this price point for what you want.
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