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I want to build a ryzen 1800x to play on 1440p as im buying a ASUS ROG PG278QR Black 27 https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236797&ignorebbr=1 at the same time as im buying the parts,Now i know i want a SAMSUNG 960 EVO M.2 1TB in the build thats a must but after that i dont know lol anyway my budget is $2100.Now i dont need a gpu as i have a gtx 1070 and have a 850 psu already.thx for any help
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You need to do one more thing as the rest is purely academic. Get the G.Skill Flare X RAM - Samsung dimms that work reliably and at their rated speeds with the Ryzen mobos.
 
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You don't need a 1800x for gaming. 1700 will work just as well. Also, a 7700k would be your best bet if you want the highest frames possible at 1080p/1440p.
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You don't need a 1800x for gaming. 1700 will work just as well. Also, a 7700k would be your best bet if you want the highest frames possible at 1080p/1440p.
1800X is binned better so it may be able to clock higher at safer voltages.
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1800X is binned better so it may be able to clock higher at safer voltages.
1700 is behind the 1800x by 1-3 frames in games regardless of OC. My first 1800x was only fully stable at 3.9Ghz using 1.4v so it's not like you're going to be stuck with a 1700 that won't be able to do at least 3.8Ghz. If you are really worried about hitting at least 3.9Ghz, you can purchase a binned 3.9Ghz 1700 from silicon lottery for $329. I HIGHLY recommend purchasing from them vs taking a chance and hoping for the best.

https://siliconlottery.com/collections/all/products/1700a39g

BTW OP, please make sure you understand that the 1800x does NOT run all cores at 4Ghz. It only BOOSTS 1 core to 4Ghz. Max clocks on all cores is 3.6Ghz.
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1700 is behind the 1800x by 1-3 frames in games regardless of OC. My first 1800x was only fully stable at 3.9Ghz using 1.4v so it's not like you're going to be stuck with a 1700 that won't be able to do at least 3.8Ghz. If you are really worried about hitting at least 3.9Ghz, you can purchase a binned 3.9Ghz 1700 from silicon lottery for $329. I HIGHLY recommend purchasing from them vs taking a chance and hoping for the best.

https://siliconlottery.com/collections/all/products/1700a39g

BTW OP, please make sure you understand that the 1800x does NOT run all cores at 4Ghz. It only BOOSTS 1 core to 4Ghz. Max clocks on all cores is 3.6Ghz.
does it not get an all core boost? the 1700 with 3ghz base will do 3.2 all core and hold for hours under heavy loads like handbrake. I kind of assumed 1800x would do 3.7/3.8 all core? is this not the case?
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does it not get an all core boost? the 1700 with 3ghz base will do 3.2 all core and hold for hours under heavy loads like handbrake. I kind of assumed 1800x would do 3.7/3.8 all core? is this not the case?
I believe the 1800x will do 3.7Ghz on all cores fully stable at stock. You can easily OC a 1700 to the same speeds for much less.
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Do you want to game at 4K, or do you want to have a 4K monitor for regular work and switch to 1080p for gaming? Because that has a big influence on how expensive the GPU has to be. You say "occasional gaming", and a 1080 is a lot of card for "occasional".
Also note that Civ6 and Hearthstone are not heavy games. I play Civ 6 at 4K with everything maxed on a 290 with no problem. If that is the heaviest you want to play, you would be OK with a Radeon 480 or GeForce 1060, which are much cheaper than the 1080 recommended here.
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thx u all for ur replys but after some thinking im just going to go with a i7-7700K build as its better for gaming and after all thats the only thing i do on my pc game and watch youtube
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thx u all for ur replys but after some thinking im just going to go with a i7-7700K build as its better for gaming and after all thats the only thing i do on my pc game and watch youtube
Makes more sense considering you are at 1440p and need the highest frames possible with the monitor you are using. Check out silicon lottery's 7700k's. They have binned 5Ghz and 5.1Ghz CPU's and they have an option to delid them for you so they run cooler. There's a $10 off coupon for delid's floating around the internet.
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