My current desktop PC is a old horse and needs some rest very soon, it will probably be used later by my kids for school work or something. I did learn a lot with it and it was the entertainment hub for my whole family for a long of time.
My current setup:
CPU: Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 @2.66 GHz, OCed @~2.80 GHz (Still gives a respectful benchmark of 4000 at Passmark when OCed)
CPU Cooler: Stock Intel with copper base
Motherboard: Asus P5QL Pro
RAM: Crucial DDR2 8 Gb Total OCed
GPU: Asus GT 740 2Gb
SSD & HDD: HyperX 240 Gb + Assorted Scorpio Black HDD from Western Digital.
PSU: Nox 750Watts
Case: White Brand ATX Mid Tower
Screen: Dual HD Monitor setup from LG & Asus
Keyboards and Mouse: Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2014Ed (US) + HP Classic Wired Keyboard (PT) + HP X500 Wired Mouse (Got kids so no expensive Mouse for me)
The update will be something in these lines:
CPU: Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz (will OC this when necessary)
Cooler Master MasterLiquid Lite 120 I will use the stock one for now. UPDATE 22 Set: Amazon failed to deliver the cooler but in the end it was ok because users say amazing things about the stock cooler that comes with the Ryzen 5 1600.
Motherboard: ASUS PRIME B350-PLUS
1X Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB 3000Mhz 1X HyperX FURY 16 GB 2666Mhz (Will updated 16GB every 3 Months until a total of 64Gb, will not make the same mistake I did in the past). UPDATE 03 Set: After some research I didn’t find the Corsair model on the motherboard suported RAM list so I went for a HyperX model which both Asus and HyperX say its compatible with the Ryzen and motherboard alike, I do hope so.
GPU: Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti Windforce OC 4G or GTX 1060. (Will hold on my GT 740 for a while)
SSD & HDD: HyperX 240 Gb + Crucial MX300 525Gb or better + Assorted Scorpio Black HDD from Western Digital.
PSU: Corsair Series VS650 (When The NOX bites the dust)
Case: Aerocool CyberX Advance with a clear window on the side
Screen: Dual HD Monitor setup from LG & Asus (Will update for a good big FHD when my kids grow up a bit more)
Keyboards and Mouse: Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2014Ed (US) + HP Classic Wired Keyboard (PT) + HP X500 Wired Mouse (Got kids so no expensive mouse for me but I do want a Kanonic 82 keyboard really bad).
All in all it’s a budget desktop PC and it will be build not as amazing gaming machine but as a entertainment hub that can run some video games from time to time.
I will dual boot on this machine if I don’t get too much nags from Linux.
Unless something bad happens this PC will be built by the end of 2017.
UPDATE 22 Set 2018: As of now the only thing from the base system that I need to purchase is the CPU, besides that I have to buy a GPU, the rest of the RAM, a SSD for Windows10 and probably a new PSU in the end. I will use the stock cooler from AMD, no need to spend 50€ with a liquid solution right now.