Budget 41-50k Core i5 10600k build advice


  1. What is your budget?
    • 50K
  2. What is your existing hardware configuration (component name - component brand and model)
    • Core i5 10600k
    • 27 inch 1080p monitor
    • Keyboard
    • Mouse
  3. Which hardware will you be keeping (component name - component brand and model)
    • Core i5 10600k
    • 27 inch 1080p monitor
    • Keyboard
    • Mouse
  4. Which hardware component are you looking to buy (component name). If you have already decided on a configuration then please mention the (component brand and model) as well, this will help us in fine tuning your requirement.
    • Motherboard - Z490 motherboard
    • GPU - not required, will use existing.
    • PSU - Corsair CX 650W
    • RAM - 16GB DDR4 3200 or 3600Mhz
    • Cabinet - 5-6k
    • NVME - 6-7k
    • CPU Cooler - 5k
  5. Is this going to be your final configuration or you would be adding/upgrading a component in near future. If yes then please mention when and which component
    • Yes, will upgrade the following within 6 months
    • GFX - 2060 or equivalent 3 series may be in 6 months to a year
  6. Where will you buy this hardware? (Online/City/TE Dealer)
    • Bangalore, SP Road.
  7. Would you consider buying a second hand hardware from the TE market
    • No
  8. What is your intended use for this PC/hardware
    • Gaming
    • Browsing
    • Desktop Processing
    • HTPC
    • Watching HD movies
  9. Do you have any brand preference or dislike? Please name them and the reason for your preference/dislike.
    • Avoid MSI products because of warranty issues
  10. If you will be playing games then which type of games will you be playing?
    • Assassins creed
    • FIFA
    • Battlefield
    • Crysis
  11. What is your preferred monitor resolution for gaming and normal usage
    1. Gaming - 1920x1080
    2. Desktop - 1920x1080
  12. Are you looking to overclock?
    • Yes, not much though.
  13. Which operating system do you intend to use with this configuration?
    • Windows 10 64 bit

Primarily looking for recommendations for a good motherboard with good quality VRMs, onboard audio and LAN. Also, for an air cooler and RAM which performs well within budget.