Build 84 – Fox 2: Gaming Computer

Fox 2 is a gaming computer.


Fox 2 is a gaming computer.

General System Design

This build is designed around a 6-core Ryzen 5 3600XT processor and an RTX 2070 Super 8GB video card.

Software Workload/Customer Need

This customer needed a computer designed for Flight Simulator 2020 in particular. They wanted something that would last a long time and be easily upgraded.

This build influenced Fox 3.

System Spec

Processor (CPU): AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT

CPU Cooler: be quiet! Dark Rock 4

Motherboard: Gigabyte B550 AORUS PRO AC

Memory: Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z 2x16GB DDR4-3200

Storage (SSD): HP EX950 512GB NVME

Storage (SSD): HP EX950 1TB NVME


Power Supply (PSU): EVGA SuperNova 650 G3

Case: Fractal Design Meshify C Black

Fans: 3x Phanteks PH-F120MP

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Design Rationale

  • The Ryzen 5 3600XT gave the customer a great amount of single-core performance for gaming, and multicore performance for heavily-threaded tasks.
  • To ensure the CPU runs at full speed, air cooling with a single-tower cooler is recommended.
  • The customer wanted a stable motherboard with a good amount of desktop functionality.
  • The customer wanted at least 32GB of RAM, 64GB was an easy upgrade.
  • The customer was fine with our default storage setup.
  • The customer was fine with our recommended video card.
  • The overall design of the build meant that a 650W power supply was recommended.
  • We used our default mid-tower case to fit the build.
  • We used our default fans to ensure proper airflow and static pressure.

Customer Review

“Chris and the team are awesome. Friendly, knowledgeable and professional.

Can’t thank them enough for making my dream computer a reality!”

Dustin, Charlotte NC

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