Would this build work?

Nov 23, 2020
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Hi, I am looking to build a gaming PC for my son that will serve any gaming needs he has for the foreseeable future. Would these components make a great PC & are they all compatible with each other. Or can it be improved?

Gigabyte Radeon RX 6800 XT 16GB Video Card £741.03

AMD Ryzen 9 3900 XT 3.8 GHZ 12 core processor £443.99

Cooler Master ML360R RGB 66.7 CFM liquid CPU cooler £99.99

ASUS tuf gaming X570-plus (WiFi) ATX AM4 motherboard £194.95

G.Skill Trident Z NEO 32GB (2x16) DDR4-3600 CL16 memory £184.95

Samsung 970 evo plus 2TB M.2-2280 NVME solid state drive £289.42

Corsair RM (2019) W 80+ Gold fully modular ATX power supply £118.46

ICUE 4000X case £100.95

P.s if I purchase the above would I be able to build a PC, or have I missed any vital parts lol.
Any RX 6800XT would be fine. Good luck finding one though as they sold out instantly on launch.
I would go with a Ryzen 7 5800X but again these are generally on a pre order basis. A 12 core processor is really over the top for gaming.

You don't really need 32GB of ram, 16 GB will be fine.

The cooler you have chosen is a 360mm one, your case will only fit a 240mm one at the top. I'd drop down to a 240mm one and add a non RGB 120mm fan at the back.

As it appears that you are in the UK I would seriously look at scan.co.uk bundles. For instance

3XS B550 Hardware Bundle, AMD Ryzen 7 5800X, ASUS STRIX B550-F, 16GB DDR4, Corsair Hydro H100x (scan.co.uk)

The advantage of this is that it's built and fully tested for you so a lot of the tricky parts of a build are already done for you. It doesn't include WiFI but you can add a card for around £15-20 if it's not possible to run an Ethernet cable from router to PC.
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are they all compatible with each other
Make an account at PCpartPicker.com and fill in your components. It'll almost always warn you of mismatches.
have I missed any vital parts
Monitor, keyboard, mouse, Windows 10.
serve any gaming needs he has for the foreseeable future
You're spending a lot to achieve that. A main reason to play on PC is the upgradability, so consider spending 1/2 now and half on upgrades in 2-3 years.


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