Budget AMD Build #2

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Budget AMD Build #2

This is my second-ever build. First build was back in 2014 with an FX-6300/MSI 970 GAMING/R9 280X for ~$600. Rear exhaust & CPU cooler fan died within the same week so I was forced to build a new one after 5 years. Spent a few weeks pillaging through review after review and benchmark after benchmark since it had been quite a couple years since I had read any tech news. Ended up with going with what you see. Had to return the M.2 because it was the wrong key & the 2TB seagate drive had major mechanical issues so they aren't in any pictures. Also sorry for not taking more pictures & the lighting in most of the pictures I did take. Put this together for just over $850.

Note: Noticed a bit of sag in the GPU. Will fix that soon.

-Ryzen 5 2600
-MSI B450 Tomahawk
-G.skill Ripjaws V-series DDR4-3200 16GB
-Sapphire Radeon RX580 8gb
-Phanteks Eclipse P350X
-Corsair CX550M
-HP EX920 512GB M.2
-Seagate Constellation ES 2TB
-Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB
Color(s): Black Blue
RGB Lighting? Yes
Cooling: Air Cooling
Theme: none
Size: ATX
Type: General Build

Contests

This build participated in 2 contests.

Hardware

CPU
$ 139.99
AMD - Ryzen 5 (2600)
Socket: AM4
Cores: 6
Motherboard
$ 279.90
MSI - B450 Tomahawk
Chipset: B450
CPU Socket: AM4
Size: ATX
Memory
$ 64.99
G.Skill - Ripjaws V (3200MHz)
Type: DDR4
Capacity: 16 GB
Graphics
$ 599.99
SAPPHIRE - Nitro+ Special Edition
Chip Manufacturer: AMD
Chip: RX 580
Storage
$ 80.14
HP - EX920
Form Factor: M.2
Interface: M.2 (M)
Capacity: 512 GB
Storage
$ 59.00
Seagate - Constellation ES
Form Factor: 3.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 2 TB
Storage
$ 37.24
Western Digital - WD Blue Desktop
Form Factor: 3.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 1 TB
PSU
$ 69.35
Corsair - CX550M
Wattage: 550
Form Factor: ATX
Efficiency: 80+ Bronze
Case
$ 69.99
Phanteks - Eclipse P350X
Type: Mid-Tower
Side Panel: Tempered Glass
Case Fans
$ 14.34
be quiet! - Pure Wings 2 (PWM)
Size: 120 mm
Case Fans
$ 14.34
be quiet! - Pure Wings 2 (PWM)
Size: 120 mm
Cooling
$ 59.99
Scythe - Fuma 2
Type: Air Cooler
Size (WxHxD): 120 mm
Estimated total value of this build:
$ 1,362.97
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