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Hey guys, I'm trying to get a PC and I'm trying to get opinions on the specifications I've chosen so far. Any concerns or recommendations? Thankyou!
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Sure if you don't tell us what your plan is with it and you enjoy throwing cash at the monitors.
 
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The biggest problem is the 2080 ti is about to be outdated likely by decently faster cards

so wait you're just going from a 9900k to a 10900K?
 
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The biggest problem is the 2080 ti is about to be outdated likely by decently faster cards

so wait you're just going from a 9900k to a 10900K?
Sorry the specs I have in my profile are from a PC I bought that I had to return due to other issues so I don't have any of that stuff now. And yea but do you think the cost will be the same at the TI?
 
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There will definitely be a faster or similar performing card for a decent amount cheaper.
 
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A few things I would point out:

- You say you're just gaming, yet are opting for a Z490 board targeted for exteme overclockers with features like LN2 mode, special condensation sensors, etc. It's a $420 mobo according to Newegg. Surely you could find something cheaper that fits your strictly gaming needs better.

- Probably just a website issue, but LOL at the "2x G.Skill Z Tident" memory. Would be interested in the amount (2x8, 2x16, etc) and the frequency

- As oxrufiioxo mentioned, new Nvidia GPUs are expected to be revealed in about two weeks, which will likely either bring price drops on the 2080Ti or a better card for a similar price. This seems like you've got a founders edition 2080Ti, and while some people do prefer them, a card with an aftermarket cooler and other features (fan-stop, factory OC, etc.) would probably be preferable. Hopefully this isn't a blower card which would be even worse.

- If all you're doing is gaming, you don't need a high-end NVMe drive for your operating system. The 1TB 970 Evo Plus is currently $190 on Newegg. That's absurd. Maybe it could be justified if you're using this PC to make a living doing things like video editing, research, etc., but you're not. Having an NVMe drive for a boot drive is essentially indistinguishable from a SATA boot drive when it comes to boot times and game load times. For about $200-$220, you could have literally double the amount of SSD storage.

- The thing with storage is that it's so easy to add down the line when it's needed. Unless you're bringing over a massive library of various types of media (music, photos, pr0n, etc) from your old system, there isn't any reason to have a 4TB HDD out of the gate. Spend that money on more SSD storage or put it towards a performance-determining component (although with a 10900K and a 2080Ti there isn't much higher you can go).

- Been awhile since I watched the GN review of the A500, but here's the conclusion from the respective article:
"$250 is a lot of money to spend on a computer case, but a Google search at the time of this writing (about two months after the case launched) turns up a Fry’s Electronics listing for $200 with an additional $20 rebate. The MSRP would be easier to handle with some of Thermaltake’s higher-end fans included, but $200 is a reasonable price, it’s just still in fierce competition with other $200-$250 heavyweights. We can’t outright recommend the A500 at $250. It isn’t offensive, it’s just outclassed at its price-point. At $200, it is easier to look the other way if someone wants to buy it, but not easy enough to flat-out recommend. This is a big case that uses expensive materials and looks fancy, but it requires some reconfiguration and the purchase of some better fans to be truly good. Competitors nearby include the be quiet! Dark Base Pro 900 Rev 2, the Cooler Master H500M, the Phanteks Evolv X (without upgrade kit), and the NZXT H700i." https://www.gamersnexus.net/hwreviews/3422-thermaltake-a500-tg-full-tower-case-review

- That PSU kinda sketches me out: 750W 80+ Bronze, non-modular, with RGB. https://www.gamdias.com/component/index.php/en/psu-power/kratos-m1-750b

- You don't need an additional Wifi card, the motherboard has a wifi 6 one built in.
 
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