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Question New Build I7-10700


Senior member
Jan 9, 2010
Hi, I'm looking to build a new computer after 10 years of running i7-920. It will be primarily used for home office with Dual monitor setup 1920X1080. I also would like to edit some home videos using sony vegas from time to time. I have no intention of gaming on this so did not use a graphics card at the moment but want dual monitor for productivity. I still haven't decided on a case yet since I haven't been able tor research yet and the stores near me are all closed for in person shopping due to covid 19.

Please critique the below build and let me know any recommended changes. I have a flexible budget so feel free to recommend anything but looking for the best bang for buck in relation to my usage.

PCPartPicker Part List: https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/DdhhNP

CPU: Intel Core i7-10700K 3.8 GHz 8-Core Processor ($409.99 @ Newegg Canada)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Black Edition 42 CFM CPU Cooler ($49.50 @ Vuugo)
Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING EDGE WIFI ATX LGA1200 Motherboard ($279.99 @ Memory Express)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL18 Memory ($129.50 @ Vuugo)
Storage: Samsung 970 Evo 500 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($89.99 @ Best Buy Canada)
Power Supply: Corsair RM (2019) 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($109.99 @ Amazon Canada)
Total: $1068.96
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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Golden Member
Dec 12, 2010
Just a few minor points .
Reconsider paying for board WIFI if you don't intend to rely on it;
I would pay the extra $10 for the EVO Plus, marginally faster in most applications.
I suggest 32 GBs memory.
You will want Windows 10 and may need to buy a licence depending on whether you have a retail or OEM Windows now.
I know the Thermaltake cases and suggest the V100 mid size.High quality but inexpensive.
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Senior member
Jan 9, 2010
Thanks for the reply, I'll update the SSD. I need wifi for this PC as the room it's going in does not have a wired connection. So I figured I'd get onboard wifi vs PCI unless the latter perform better?

Thank you for the case recommendation as well.