Windows 10: Advice on new system? Solved

  1.    09 Dec 2017 #1

    Advice on new system?

    I'm planning a new system that will be able to handle anything thrown at it. How does this look? It's admittedly a little over my budget of $2,000cad but I can stretch.

    System Builder - Ryzen 7 1700X 3.4GHz 8-Core, GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB GAMING X, 250D Mini ITX Tower - PCPartPicker Canada

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 7 1700X 3.4GHz 8-Core Processor ($457.50 @ Vuugo)
    CPU Cooler: ARCTIC - Freezer 33 TR (Black/Red) CPU Cooler ($59.99 @ Memory Express)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte - GA-AB350N-Gaming WIFI (rev. 1.0) Mini ITX AM4 Motherboard ($134.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($479.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    Storage: Intel - 600p Series 256GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($139.50 @ Vuugo)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.75 @ Vuugo)
    Video Card: MSI - GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB GAMING X Video Card ($994.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    Case: Corsair - 250D Mini ITX Tower Case ($99.99 @ Memory Express)
    Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G2 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($134.75 @ Vuugo)
    Optical Drive: LG - WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($59.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($116.75 @ Vuugo)
    Total: $2733.19
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-12-09 11:13 EST-0500
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  2. Cliff S's Avatar
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       09 Dec 2017 #2

    Hi Ryzen if very finicky when it comes to DDR4 RAM so you might want to make sure and check out their compatibility list.
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  3. Cliff S's Avatar
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       09 Dec 2017 #3

    I just looked, you're good there:
    G.Skill F4-2133C15Q [64G/32G/16G FX/FXR/GFT]
    F4-2133C15D [64G/32G/16G FX/FXR/GFT]
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  4.    15 Dec 2017 #4

    I presume you will use the WD drive for user data, mass storage? I would opt for a WD Black version as the Blue ones are quite low in performance.
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