Discussion created by colesdav on Aug 17, 2019
Latest reply on Jan 25, 2020 by colesdav


New 'budget build" Ryzen based gaming PC.
A newer, simpler, cheaper version of Maximus 
I will update more information later.



CPUAMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor
CoolerInitially used the Wraith Stealth Cooler that was supplied with the CPU.
I have a Wraith Prism RGB LED from Ryzen 2700X purchase.
I fitted the Wraith Prism RGB LED and if gives 9.77% performance improvement in Cinebench R20.
MotherboardMSI B450 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4 Motherboard
MemoryCorsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory
Palit RTX 2080 OC
GPU 2Might add in a secondary AMD GPU later. That would need a PSU upgrade though.
Decided to look for a secondary Nvidia GPU to drive an additional monitor.
Disc Drive 1Team L5 LITE 3D 240 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
Disc Drive 2Seagate FireCuda 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Hybrid Internal Hard Drive - additional storage for "Main Drive".
Disc Drive 3Seagate 5TB USB drive to store games.

Corsair CX 750M  750W 80+ Bronze Certified Modular ATX Power Supply.

Corsair RM 750X Gold.

CaseKolink Horizon RGB
MonitorPrimary Monitor = BenQ 32 inch EW3270U 4K HDR monitor.
Secondary Monitor = Acer 1080p 60Hz monitor.