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Ditching new tv + xbox one x for new gaming pc ..been out of pc gaming for a long time ..thoughts?

So, I've been thinking ..was gonna get an LG c7 55" OLED tv (now that the prices have come down) and an xbox one x and then I asked myself 'why?'. I already have an original xbox one hooked up to a 1080p plasma television that I have absolutely no complaints about at all ..looks fine and plays fine to me. My PC is an old 2012 refurb pre-built with an HD 7750 gpu that I put in it for Diablo III release. I obviously don't play any pc games currently with this setup, but I'm starting to think the TV + xbox one x upgrade isn't really gonna knock my socks off, but building a completely new gaming rig would! I know this is all personal preference. Sure, if I was a die-hard console gamer then the tv + xbox upgrade would probably be awesome, but like I said, I'm cool with my current setup. Link to complete build I'm considering at bottom ..my thoughts behind this are that I can get by on the gtx 1060 6gb gpu just fine and that's a good combo for the 1080p 144hz monitor (right?) and in the future when pricing comes down, I can upgrade to a gtx 1080 gpu and a 1440p monitor, and maybe get some cooling and oc the cpu as well (or maybe I only get 8gb of ram vs 16gb and put the savings towards a hydro cooler and oc the cpu now?). Does this build and future upgrade plans make sense? Is there a more practical way to go? ..anyone currently gaming on an xbox one x and LG c7 tv (just curious!) ..many thanks in advance!

Last thought - for another $200 I can get a gtx 1070 ti , which puts my complete build at around $1500. Would I benefit from this vs. using gtx 1060 6gb for 1080p 144hz gaming? ..If I'm already spending $1300, why not just bite the bullet on a 1070 ti and call it a day? ..I dunno! ..$1500 is my max for complete new build. Thanks!

Is this the build (1060 or 1070?) to go with if I want great 1080p 144hz gaming now that will also allow me to upgrade to a gtx 1080 gpu and 1440p monitor in the future, if I decide to go that route?

https://pcpartpicker.com/list/ZZZhWX
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    A 6GB 1060, depending on the title - may struggle to achieve >100FPS on High(ish) settings. So even a 1080p monitor, a 1070 or 1070TI might be a very good idea.

    Some thoughts on the build:
    1. The 10% price increase between 3000MHz and 3200MHz isn't going to net you anywhere close to 10% gains. 3000MHz RAM appears to be the "sweet spot".

    2. An SSD would really improve the overall "snappiness"

    3. The single fan designed cards run a bit warmers (1060s or 1070s etc). Unless you're restricted by space, a dual (or more) fan card would be a smarter purchase

    4. The BQ is not the best, especially at that price!


    At $1,500 max, I'd look to something like this:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350 Pro4 ATX AM4 Motherboard ($73.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Team - Dark 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($89.99 @ B&H)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($41.77 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA - GeForce GTX 1070 Ti 8GB SC GAMING ACX 3.0 Black Edition Video Card ($468.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: NZXT - S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Power Supply: Corsair - CX (2017) 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($88.89 @ OutletPC)
    Monitor: Acer - GN246HL 24.0" 1920x1080 144Hz Monitor ($187.49 @ B&H)
    Keyboard: Logitech - G610 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($92.99 @ Amazon)
    Mouse: Logitech - G403 Prodigy Wired Optical Mouse ($50.98 @ Amazon)
    Total: $1515.04
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-20 12:01 EST-0500
  2. a small formfactor PC :

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte - GA-AB350M-Gaming 3 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Team - Dark 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Crucial - MX300 275GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($92.88 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Seagate - Constellation ES 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Newegg Marketplace)
    Video Card: MSI - Radeon RX 580 4GB GAMING X Video Card ($259.38 @ OutletPC)
    Case: Inwin - 301 Black MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($44.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($54.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($88.89 @ OutletPC)
    Monitor: MSI - Optix G24C 23.6" 1920x1080 144Hz Monitor ($213.90 @ Newegg Marketplace)
    Keyboard: G.Skill - Ripjaws KM570 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Mouse: Logitech - G502 Wired Optical Mouse ($44.99 @ Best Buy)
    Headphones: Corsair - VOID PRO RGB USB (White/Black) 7.1 Channel Headset ($79.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $1404.96
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-20 12:33 EST-0500
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