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  Quote blake4bs Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Topic: Wifi Build HELP PLEASE
    Posted: 08 May 2020 at 12:20pm
3071025 Current pending config

I'm new to PC gaming, so explain anything like I'm 5 and opinions are more than welcome.

Budget: $2000-$2500, but I am a little flexible if necessary

Play most games without major issues or loss of frame-rate.

I play console games as well, but I would imagine this will become my primary gaming system for a wide spectrum of games and large library.

Special Needs:
I'm currently in a situation where I can only connect via wifi, and while that may change in the future having the flexibility while also having a reliable connection is important to me.

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  Quote Cretae Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 09 May 2020 at 4:11am
Here are the basics, with a little room at the top end of your budget for a little customizing on your part. With the discount, this comes in at $2280 with free shipping.

This rig is very powerful as is for a budget build.
It's edited to leave out the stuff you don't get.

Digital Storm Desktop - Config ID 3073558     
$2,480.00     $2,480.00
System Configuration:
Chassis Model: Digital Storm Lynx

Processor: Intel Core i7-9700K (4.9 GHz Turbo) (8-Core) 3.6 GHz

Motherboard: ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero (Wi-Fi) (Intel Z390 Chipset) (Up to 3x PCI-E Devices)

System Memory: 16GB DDR4 3200MHz Digital Storm Performance Series

Power Supply: 850W Corsair / EVGA / Thermaltake (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)

Internet Access: High Speed Network Port (Supports High-Speed Cable / DSL / Network Connections)

Graphics Card(s): 1x GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8GB (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: Stage 1: Overclock CPU - Up to 4.7GHz on All CPU Cores
Graphics: - No Thanks, Please do not overclock my video card(s)

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home (64-Bit Edition)
Recovery Tools: USB Drive - Windows 10 Installation (Format and Clean Install)
Priority Build: - No Thanks, 6 Week Ship Estimate After Order Is Successfully Processed
Warranty: Life-time Expert Care with 3 Year Limited Warranty (3 Year Labor & 1 Year Part Replacement)

99940     -- PROMOTIONAL LIMITED TIME BONUS DISCOUNT: $200     1     ($200.00)     ($200.00)
2556466     -- Intel - FEEL THE FORCE - Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order + Total War: Three Kingdoms

-Built around the premium Maximus Hero motherboard which will give you the very best in Wi-Fi response offered ATM.

-The 9700K is the price/performance CPU at the top right now for gaming.

-The DS RAM has never failed me in 3 builds, one of which I used 24/7 for almost 8 years.

-The 850W PSU will give you plenty of overhead to add many upgrades in the future.

-The newly offered Seagate Firecuda NVMe gives up virtually nothing to Samsung, but is a might less expensive. You definitely want that speed for your primary drive.

-The Nvidia RTX 2070 SUPER is a guess at what you need for gaming, as you didn't tell us what your monitor resolution will be. It is the price/performance champ for 1440p. It will over perform at 1080p, and you could do great with an RTX 2060 SUPER at that res. That card would save you ~$150.

-The DUAL FAN all-in-one CPU cooler is a must have. Makes the free Stage One overclock an easy pick.

-Don't recommend overclocking a video card.

The one single thing I would upgrade on this build would be to swap out a 1TB Samsung EVO SSD with the 2TB HHD for secondary storage.

If you don't need a 2070 SUPER, let us know, ASAP. There are some nice options available within budget if you can save on that.

Questions are welcome.
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