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Will this work?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Jools86, Nov 4, 2019.

  1. Jools86

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    Joined: Jun 24, 2019

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    Hi. Upgrading PC but need you pros to tell me if this combo is okay / compatible? Or tell me I'm mad and wasting my money I already have a 2060 card.
     
  2. Jools86

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    Joined: Jun 24, 2019

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    Whoops. Dunno how to add my OCUK shopping cart lol
     
  3. Jools86

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    Corsair RMx Series RMx650 650W '80 Plus Gold' Modular Power Supply (CP-9020178-UK)

    Stock Code CA-249-CS



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    Kolink Castle Midi Tower Case - Black

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    Seagate 2TB BarraCuda 7200RPM 256MB Cache Internal Hard Drive (ST2000DM008)

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    MSI MPG X570 GAMING EDGE WIFI (AMD AM4) DDR4 X570 Chipset ATX Motherboard

    Stock Code MB-34G-MS



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    AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Eight Core 4.4GHz (Socket AM4) Processor - Retail

    Stock Code CP-3B7-AM



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    Corsair Vengeance LPX Black 16GB 3200 MHz AMD Ryzen Tuned DDR4 Memory Kit

    Stock Code MY-4BX-CS



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    Samsung 500GB 860 EVO SSD 2.5" SATA 6Gbps 64 Layer 3D V-NAND Solid State Drive (MZ-76E500B/EU)

    Stock Code HD-233-SA



    20+ In stock

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    £74.99*
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    £842.85*

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  4. an0nym0us

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    Joined: Apr 15, 2019

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    The Corsair RM650 (2019 version) also has 10 year warranty, but can be found for under £79.

    That motherboard has an awful VRM for its price. If you want an X570 motherboard with WiFi, then the ASUS TUF Gaming X570-Plus WiFi is better value for money.
    Otherwise, save some cash and go for the MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC instead (would need a BIOS update using BIOS Flashback button before 3rd gen Ryzen CPU would work, which is pretty simple and doesn't need any extra hardware).

    I'd go for either of these instead:
    Sabrent 512GB Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 2280
    Or
    Sabrent 1TB Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 2280
     
  5. Jools86

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    Nice one thanks for that. The motherboard doesn’t have to be WiFi and I wouldn’t even know how to flash a bios so maybe another board would be a better option...
     
  6. an0nym0us

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    There'll be people on here if you need help. There have been quite a few improvements to the BIOS since launch, so a BIOS update is probably worthwhile if the motherboard ships with an old BIOS version.

    If you don't need onboard WiFi, then either of these are also good ATX options:
    - Gigabyte X570 Aorus Elite
    - MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX (don't confuse this with the non-MAX version, as the MAX version is Ryzen 3000 compatible out of the box).
     
  7. EsaT

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    Joined: Jun 6, 2008

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    Location: Finland

    Non-x RM uses second/third tier capacitors.
    Unless you consider Elite and Su'scon as quality brands...
    So it's not on same level.
     
  8. EsaT

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    Joined: Jun 6, 2008

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    Even if you didn't use WiFi, using such big part of budget for that motherboard wouldn't make sense.
    Its CPU VRM is copypasta from £100 B450 Gaming Plus/Tomahawk, meaning MSI overpriced it.
    So it's isn't even good for upgrade path to 12/16 cores.

    Even the cheapest Asus, Prime X570-P would have way better modern design and strong enough VRM for 16 cores.
    Though chipset cooling design lacks that super power called common sense like in most X570 boards:
    I mean they've got that "propeller" straight where it sucks in air "pre-heated" by long high end graphics card.
    Gigabyte X570 Aorus Elite is another low end X570 board with proper VRM and they even managed to put chipset fan into better position farther from graphics card.

    Also Samsung overprices their SSDs.
    Other SATA SSDs are cheaper than 860 EVO and Kingston A2000 NVMe drives would be also cheaper. (don't understand why OcUK doesn't have them)
    And you can get high quality NVMe drive for the same price!
    https://www.overclockers.co.uk/wd-b...-solid-state-drive-wds500g2b0a-hd-54h-wd.html
    https://www.overclockers.co.uk/cors...d-state-drive-cssd-f480gbmp510-hd-064-cs.html


    For memory that price would get also Crucial Ballistix Sport with Micron E-dies, which are in general the second best chips and very likely to be good for overclocking.
    https://www.overclockers.co.uk/cruc...gb-kit-2-x-8gb-ddr4-3200-udimm-my-20b-cr.html
    Corsair has likely some Hynix/what ever chips.