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Nov 5, 2009
What country are you in?


Do you live near Microcenter?


What are you using the system for? Web and Office? Gaming? Video or photo editing? Professional creative or scientific computing? Shitposting?

Ultra-wide gaming.

What's your budget? We usually specify for just the computer itself (plus Windows), but if you also need monitor/mouse/whatever, just say so.

Want to buy a nice computer and am prepared to pay what that costs. I don't want to pay dumb premiums, like a 7950x instead of a 7800x3d, but will pay what it costs to get a nice system

If you're gaming, what is your monitor resolution / refresh rate? How fancy do you want your graphics, from “it runs” to “Ultra preset as fast as possible”? Seriously answer this. It drastically changes the recommendations you will get.

3440x1440 @144hz, want to be playing ultra for Cyberpunk, Alan Wake, etc. Idea would be for it to last a couple years at least, maybe upgrade to a 5xxx series GTX when/if it comes out and sell the 4090

If you’re doing professional work, what software do you need to use? What’s your typical project size and complexity? If you use multiple pieces of software, what’s your workflow?

no i use my computer for dumb baby poo poo

here's what i've come up with. the local computer store is having a decent fall sale, and I'm looking to capitalize on that, and have picked discounted parts where possible (ie: the 990 2TB is currently on for the same price as a 1TB)

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D 4.2 GHz 8-Core Processor ($389.00 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Lian Li Galahad II Trinity Performance 108.29 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($159.99 @ Adorama)
Thermal Compound: Noctua NT-H1 3.5 g Thermal Paste ($8.94 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Gigabyte B650 AORUS ELITE AX ATX AM5 Motherboard ($199.00 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Trident Z5 Neo 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR5-6000 CL30 Memory ($101.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 990 Pro 2 TB M.2-2280 PCIe 4.0 X4 NVME Solid State Drive ($134.99 @ B&H)
Storage: Seagate IronWolf Pro NAS 12 TB 3.5" 7200 RPM Internal Hard Drive ($229.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Asus ROG STRIX GAMING OC GeForce RTX 4090 24 GB Video Card ($1999.00 @ B&H)
Case: Lian Li O11 Dynamic EVO ATX Mid Tower Case ($130.01 @ B&H)
Power Supply: Corsair AX1200 1200 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply
Case Fan: ARCTIC F14 PWM PST 74 CFM 140 mm Fans 5-Pack

does that make sense. any weird / stand out choices, any recommendations for stuff that's better or makes more sense


Apr 12, 2010

Runner-up, TRP Sack Race 2021/22
I think you will want an ATX 3.0 PSU with a 12-pin connector for the 4090.

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