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RNewbeck9013 2 months ago

Have no idea what to look for. First time researching into a home build, need advice on what would suit best for:

High end gaming Vr capabilities Home office

Any help would be appreciated. I figured it may be worth a shot here rather than trying to find some prebuilt pc that is a hit or miss.

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Dreadvolt 1 Build 2 points 2 months ago

Do you already have the VR equipment? Or is that required as well?

What kind of budget are you working with?

Where are you located / are we talking USD?

Vairfoley 30 Builds 1 point 2 months ago

This is going to be what I would call your standard high-end gaming build right now. Any computer good for gaming will be perfect for office tasks, as well.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor $164.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard *Gigabyte - X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard $119.89 @ OutletPC
Memory *G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $114.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung - 970 Evo 500 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $127.99 @ Newegg
Storage *Hitachi - Ultrastar 7K3000 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $50.88 @ Amazon
Video Card *EVGA - GeForce RTX 2080 8 GB Black Video Card $698.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case NZXT - H500 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $69.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply *Corsair - RMx (2018) 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $69.99 @ Newegg
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit $98.89 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1566.60
Mail-in rebates -$50.00
Total $1516.60
*Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-01 10:18 EST-0500
RNewbeck9013 submitter 1 point 2 months ago

I could budget this list. My only issue is I have 0 knowledge in how to properly manage any software/system setup etc. after building.

Vairfoley 30 Builds 1 point 2 months ago

It's pretty straight forward. You'll have a USB flash drive with Windows on it that you'll put in before your computer turns on. It'll boot to the Windows installation process and you'll be all set to go! Then, I recommend going to ninite.com to bulk install any programs you might need.

RNewbeck9013 submitter 1 point 2 months ago

Thank you so much! Really helpful info. I appreciate taking the time to respond as fast as you have.