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New Intel Budget Gaming Build Help

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Stealth3si

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Jul 12, 2007
I compiled a pcpartpicker list for a New Intel Budget Gaming Build that is not a one-time build (it is for future upgrades). The maximum budget is $1,400.

The primary use is for FPS shooters.

A low profile keyboard is a requirement. RGB for keyboard is not necessary but would be nice to have.

$215.43Intel Core i5-9600K 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor
$42.01Cooler Master Hyper 212 Black Edition 42 CFM CPU Cooler
$129.28MSI Z390-A PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard
$86.17Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory
$70.01Samsung 860 Evo 500 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
$59.25Seagate Barracuda Compute 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
$269.36Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER 6 GB GAMING OC Video Card
$96.26Fractal Design Meshify C ATX Mid Tower Case
$134.67Corsair RM (2019) 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply
$50.63upHere T7SYC7 120 mm Fans 6-Pack
$161.61MSI Optix G241VC 23.6" 1920x1080 75 Hz Monitor
$53.74Corsair K55 RGB Wired Gaming Keyboard
$64.63Glorious PC Gaming Race MODEL D GLOSSY Wired Optical Mouse
$1,433.05Grand Total (https://pcpartpicker.com/list/4MbYTJ)

Is there any part in the list that should be replaced or can be improved in the list?

Would appreciate anybody's input and thanks in advance!
 
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EarthDog

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If this is for future upgrades, I would look at z490 and 10th gen cpus. At least with z490 you have the 10th gen and 11th gen/rocket lake cpus. Z390 is donezo.