Help would be appreciated here please. I'm looking to get a PC built for me, looking at PC specialist at the moment and i have a few questions. Any comments on the below would be appreciated. (Also alternative suppliers, I'm looking at PC specialist because they built my last one and I'm still happy with it, but I'm not stuck on them)
I'm looking at a 7820x, with the intention of OC'ing myself, but with the build being done for me
Mobo wise cheapest option is an asus prime x299A, there's a couple of asus ROGs, and a couple of gigabytes available too at extra cost, but as far as i can see, the x299a offers all i need.
Memory wise, DDR4 @2666Mhz is the max un-overclocked memory. My previous research into OC memory told me that memory was a minor improvement, and probably not worth bothering with, am i wrong here?
intel optane memory is available as 16 or 32 gig units, but I'm struggling to work out what the difference is, or how they are used differently to an SSD. Wiki doesn't seem to help much here. My best guess is its a new form of RAM, but i cant work it out. At this point I'm leaning towards ignoring it entirely.
The real area I'm looking for help in is cooling. with a view to OC, and the fact that the mobo appears to produce reasonable OC's by default (almost) I'm thinking more processor cooling is in order. I'm not that bothered about noise, just cooling. It looks to be quite complicated to work out how much cooling is required, especially not knowing how much heat will be produced. It is only the processor i intend to OC, the GFX can stay stock
Is paying extra for more expensive paste really worth it ,upgrade cost is £9 so immaterial in this build, but i resent the thought of being conned
are extra case fans worth looking into?
As an aside, i have built my own before, but cant be bothered/don't want the risk of getting something wrong as this will not only be for gaming, but for working on. No PC = no money earn't, big price to pay for a bit of fun
many thanks all