Hashtag Team Ryzen. Tracking my order now.
Oh man, great deal on the monitor! How is it?!* SSD - Crucial 480gb: $78
* CPU - Ryzen 5 2600: $199
* MB - Asus B450M-K: $115
* RAM - Corsair 16gb: $139
* GPU - 1660ti: $388
* Case - inc PSU & Fan: $99
* Monitor - Samsung 27" 1440p 144hz: $429
* (HDD taken from old system)
On Apex, getting 120 - 144fps @1440p, medium quality settings.
On PUBG, ~75fps @1440p Ultra quality, ~105fps Medium quality, ~125fps @1080p Medium.
Not bad for what is essentially a budget build. Big thanks to a certain 3 guys who helped recommend, source, price, and talk me through all the bugs of building a rig from scratch.