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Strix X470-F Gam­ing Asus $185 Get the most from the new AMD Ryzen 2700X with this match­ing X470 moth­er­board that’s packed with fea­tures.

Ryzen 7 2700X AMD $325 Easy to over­clock, and with huge per­for­mance out of the box, AMD’s new flag­ship CPU is the one to go for.

GeForce GTX 1080Ti Turbo Asus $830 Prices of GTX 1080 Ti’s don’t seem to have dropped as much as other cards, but you’re still sav­ing a de­cent amount.

Kraken X62 NZXT $160 The Kraken is the cul­mi­na­tion of three of our fa­vorite things: An in­fin­ity mir­ror, a 280mm ra­di­a­tor, and slick braided cool­ing.

Vengeance LED RGB 32GB - 3200 Cor­sair $378 Ryzen is the one pro­ces­sor that does ben­e­fit hugely from higher fre­quency mem­ory. This kit is per­fect for any would-be video ex­pert.

HX750i 80 Plus Plat­inum Cor­sair $152 Mod­u­lar, cus­tom cable kits, and a plat­inum ef­fi­ciency rat­ing. What’s not to love about this Cor­sair PSU? Noth­ing, that’s what.

970 Evo 500GB M.2 PCIe SSD Sam­sung $193 Sam­sung’s new­est NVMe SSDs push per­for­mance to new heights, and cost the same as the pre­vi­ous 960 range.

WD Blue 4TB West­ern Dig­i­tal $102 With a large boot SSD, there’s lit­tle need for a large, cheap SSD. In­stead we’ve opted for a huge 4TB hard drive for all your bulk data.

Enthoo Evolv ATX TG Phanteks $160 The 5mm thick alu­minum pan­els res­onate with svelte pro­fes­sion­al­ism, and the in­te­rior makes build­ing in­side this a dream.

XB271HU Acer $594 Our pre­vi­ous choice, the AOC AG271QG, has shot up in price. This Acer is now the best value 165Hz IPS gam­ing dis­play.

K70 LUX RGB Cor­sair $145 Even when money is no ob­ject it’s hard to ar­gue against Cor­sair’s lat­est K70. A no-fuss, solid piece of alu­minum crafts­man­ship.

Ri­val 700 SteelSeries $104 Swap­pable sen­sors, back plates, 3D printed rear guards, and an OLED dis­play. The most com­fort­able, adap­tive mouse we’ve used.

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