I'm going to go ahead and start buying parts for this periodically as deals show up. This build will be complete by early November at the latest.
I've decided to just build a new PC come December. Here's my parts list so far. Will probably wind up going with the Ryzen 2700X for a CPU because I want the fastest turn times in Civ 6 I can get regardless of cost. Going for 3200 speed RAM, which will work well with my AMD CPU. RX 580 is cheaper than the 1060, and about the same according to logicalincrements.com. 1TB SSD for storing the games and operating system. Plenty of space left over, and will add regular HDD storage later on. Gold rated fully modular power supply for good power efficiency, and the ability to organize things better.
[PCPartPicker part list](https://pcpartpicker.com/list/pmRxWD) / [Price breakdown by merchant](https://pcpartpicker.com/list/pmRxWD/by_merchant/)
**CPU** | [AMD - Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7GHz 8-Core Processor](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/bddxFT/amd-ryzen-7-2700x-37ghz-8-core-processor-yd270xbgafbox) | $299.99 @ Amazon
**Motherboard** | [*MSI - B450-A PRO ATX AM4 Motherboard](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/pBWfrH/msi-b450-a-pro-atx-am4-motherboard-b450-a-pro) | $69.99 @ B&H
**Memory** | [*G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3200 Memory](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/D6RFf7/gskill-memory-f43200c16d8gvkb) | $87.99 @ Newegg
**Storage** | [*Western Digital - Blue 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/GTCD4D/western-digital-blue-1tb-25-solid-state-drive-wds100t2b0a) | $149.89 @ OutletPC
**Video Card** | [*Gigabyte - Radeon RX 580 8GB Gaming 8G Video Card](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/KQQRsY/gigabyte-radeon-rx-580-8gb-gaming-8g-video-card-gv-rx580gaming-8gd) | $219.99 @ Newegg
**Case** | [*Corsair - SPEC-01 RED ATX Mid Tower Case](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/pDphP6/corsair-case-spec01redled) | $39.99 @ Newegg
**Power Supply** | [*EVGA - SuperNOVA G1+ 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply](https://pcpartpicker.com/product/8PJtt6/evga-supernova-g1-650w-80-gold-certified-fully-modular-atx-power-supply-120-gp-0650-x1) | $59.99 @ B&H
| *Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts* |
| Total (before mail-in rebates) | $997.83
| Mail-in rebates | -$70.00
| **Total** | **$927.83**
| *Lowest price parts chosen from parametric criteria |
| Generated by [PCPartPicker](https://pcpartpicker.com) 2018-10-06 17:52 EDT-0400 |
The games I'll be playing on it are...
Last edited by Cerebralbore101 - on 06 October 2018
Warhammer Total War II
Total War Shogun II
Civ V (Already over 800 hours into this one. I might go back on occasion.)
Endless Space 2
Sins of a Solar Empire (GoG)
Galactic Civilizations III (GoG)
Fallout 3 GotY Edition (This plays like hell on my PS3, and is DRM free on GoG. Easy buy.)
Fallout New Vegas (Got it as a gift on PS3 years ago. Crashed once and hour and was flat out unplayable. Also on GoG.)
Pillars of Eternity (GoG)
Pillars of Eternity II (GoG)
Shadow Tactics Blade of the Shogun (GoG)
Divinity Original Sin (GoG)
Divinity Original Sin 2 (GoG)
Jade Empire (GoG)
Ys 6, 7, and Celceta (GoG)
Witcher 1-3 (GoG)
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