Is this a good gaming rig for under £600

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Posted 20th May
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Xfx radeon Rx 590 Fatboy 8gb graphics card
£166.99

Gigabyte b450 aorus m amd micro ATX + Ryzen 5 2600x
£201.94

Adata ultimate su650 120gb sad 2.5" sata 3
£25.99

Corsair vengeance lpx 16gb(2*8gb) 3200mhz
£83.99

Kolink kl-c850 core series 850w 80+
43.99

Cit seven rainbow case micro ATX
£33.99

Coolmoon 3pcs 120mm adjustable case fans
£27.93
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You'd need larger than 120gb storage space for a gaming pc. Lots of people use a small SSD to install windows on and a larger HDD for games etc.
Look for some 2nd hand parts. I got a 580 8gb for 90 also I doubt u need that much power on awd it they do the bundle you can add a psu. Can then ram u can get adata 3000mhz for 32 quid per 8 gb stick. The difference in performance between 3000 and 3200 won't be noticed
Then with the saved money get a wd green m.2 240gb for 36 and then a 2tb hdd for about 45
And one final thing put all the parts into pc part oicker and it'll tell you if its any cheaper else where
As above, maybe avoid the RX590 (or 580/570) as new purchases. If i remember correctly, the RX590 is essentially a slightly refined 580, which isn't then much different to the rx480. Definitely go second hand on that if thats the performance level you need.
I would personally recommend a larger HDD, to make it perhaps 120GB SSD for the OS, and a 1TB HDD for data/games. I would also recommend getting a 3000 series (3600), as they perform a lot better and a lot more energy efficient.

I'd agree with the others about graphics card. Save a lot, and get yourself a 2nd hand 580 and with the remaining £70 maybe get an AIO cooler if you're looking at over locking, or spend the money on that HDD?
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