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     * [[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvWWf-LYjaujE50iYai8WgQ|Paul's Hardware's Beginner's Guide]]     * [[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvWWf-LYjaujE50iYai8WgQ|Paul's Hardware's Beginner's Guide]]
       * AMD 500-series motherboard for future compatibility (PCI-express)       * AMD 500-series motherboard for future compatibility (PCI-express)
 +      * [[https://youtu.be/lP-pinlU-Ko?t=840|V550 chipset]]
   * [[https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/best-pc-cases,4183.html|Tom's Hardware doesn't have builds for 2020 yet]].   * [[https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/best-pc-cases,4183.html|Tom's Hardware doesn't have builds for 2020 yet]].
  
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 Probably want M.2 NVMe form factor SSD. (Not one that uses the old SATA bus.) Probably want M.2 NVMe form factor SSD. (Not one that uses the old SATA bus.)
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 +Consider [[https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/get-windows-10-free-or-cheap,5717.html|buying Windows 10 from Kinguin or carrying over a key]].
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 +My older computer is a [[https://www.cnet.com/products/lenovo-ideacentre-k330/|Lenovo IdeaCentre K330]].
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 +====== The Build ======
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 +Start with [[https://pcpartpicker.com/guide/73G323/magnificent-amd-gamingstreaming-build|The Magnificent AMD Gaming/Streaming Build]]. Tracking my build at **[[https://pcpartpicker.com/user/davidblume/saved/#view=Nb8JMp|this Customized Magnificent AMD 8-core Build]]**.
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 +  * ✅ **CPU** Upgraded from AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6 GHz 8-Core to AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 3.8 GHz 12-Core
 +  * ✅ Drop the CPU Cooler, we're not going to be overclocking.
 +  * ✅ Swap their **Storage** for another 1TB NVMe SSD.
 +    * ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive
 +  * ✅ **Power Supply** [[https://pcpartpicker.com/guide/73G323/magnificent-amd-gamingstreaming-build#cx3574146|Permalink]] "Wouldn’t it be better to have a Corsair RM 750 instead of an Evga semi-modular PSU?"
 +    * "Don't be afraid of semi modular as the "semi-modular" part is a cable you're required to use anyway."
 +    * Default was out-of stock. [[https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/R1KTGG44T0P7E0/ref=cm_cr_dp_d_rvw_ttl?ie=UTF8&ASIN=B017HA3RGE|Heard the default was noisy]]. Went with "be quiet! Straight Power 11 Platinum 550W, BN640, Fully Modular, Power Supply"
 +  * ✅ **Motherboard** [[https://pcpartpicker.com/guide/73G323/magnificent-amd-gamingstreaming-build#cx3562221|Permalink]] "For anyone that's a USB Junkie like me, I'd recommend Gigabytes Aorus Elite MB which is only $30 more. Along with other upgrades, it swaps the 2 PS/2 Slots for 4 USB."
 +    * Was: Asus PRIME X570-P ATX AM4 Motherboard
 +    * Is: Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI ATX AM4 Motherboard
 +  * ✅ The **Case**
 +    * Was: [[https://www.coolermaster.com/catalog/cases/mid-tower/masterbox-td500-mesh-mesh-white/|Cooler Master MasterBox TD500 Mesh w/ Controller ATX Mid Tower]] Case.
 +      * Includes 3x 120mm ARGB fans on the front and a small ARGB Controller.
 +    * Is: [[https://www.fractal-design.com/products/cases/meshify/meshify-c-tempered-glass/Black-tgd/|Fractal Design Meshify C ATX Mid Tower]] Case
 +      * [[https://pcpartpicker.com/product/Y6Crxr/fractal-design-meshify-c-atx-mid-tower-case-fd-ca-mesh-c-bko-tg|Way more popular]] than [[https://pcpartpicker.com/product/pvdrxr/cooler-master-masterbox-td500-mesh-w-controller-atx-mid-tower-case-mcb-d500d-kgnn-s01|the Cooler Master]].
 +      * Two pre-installed Fractal Design Dynamic X2 GP-12 120 mm fans (one front one back)
 +      * Could make front be two 140mm
 +      * Note you can choose Tempered Glass, Dark Tempered or not glass
 +    * ✅ Adding [[https://www.bequiet.com/en/casefans/717|be quiet! SilentWings 3 pwm 59.5 CFM 140 mm Fan]]
 +
 +====== Arrived ======
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 +  * ✅ Case (Meshify C)
 +  * ✅ Motherboard (Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI ATX AM4 Motherboard)
 +  * ✅ Power Supply (be quiet! 550W Platinum)
 +  * ✅ AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
 +  * ✅ GPU (NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super)
 +  * ✅ Storage (1TB NVMe XPG SX8200 Pro)
 +  * ✅ Memory 2x16GB RipJaws 
 +  * ✅ USB Flash Drive for installing OS
 +  * ✅ 2 Silent Wings fans
 +
 +====== Things To Do ======
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 +Check that the video card supports the resolution of the monitor I have. Check which video connections it has.
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 +NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
 +  * Ports: DisplayPort and HDMI
 +  * Maximum Resolution: 7680x4320
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 +[[https://www.howtogeek.com/303078/how-to-manage-your-pcs-fans-for-optimal-airflow-and-cooling/|Fan Direction]]
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