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Time Again for a New PC

Post Date: 2020-09-24

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Xeyska View Drop Down
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    Posted: 24 Sep 2020 at 7:09am
Time certainly flies, I'm here again to get a new PC from DS. :)

Thoughts, feedback, etc are welcomed.

$2,000-$2,600+ (shipping included, but not necessary with the current deals available with ground shipping).

I have a 1080p monitor, one of these days I'll upgrade to a better one in the future (just not at the moment) likely to 1440p or higher.

Also looking at the RTX 3070 whenever it is available at DS. :)

Other accessories like keyboard, mouse, etc will be upgraded in due time.

Mostly medium to heavy gaming, general web surfing/chores, recording game footage, and light video editing.

Solid PC which will last five years plus (never had any issues on that front with DS), and minimal upgrading as needed on parts.

Special Needs:
I live in a somewhat dusty environment, so definitely not looking for anything resting in the floor. Also looking for a relatively quiet PC, nothing too loud.

Configuration Code: 3410047
URL: https://www.digitalstorm.com/configurator.asp?id=3410047

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  Quote Cretae Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 24 Sep 2020 at 6:08pm
I expect DS to price the 3070 out around the $600 they charge for the 2070. That's not a prediction, just a hunch. The 3070 will be total overkill for your 1080p, but will be the card you want for any high frame rate 1440p monitor you get.

I like the choices you've made, but you don't need 10 cores for gaming, and the 10700k is just about as fast. Put that $73 toward the 3070, and it looks like you'd be right about at that $2600 after discount.
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