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    Upgrading PC advice/guidance

    Oh I can see that there is a typo. The cheapest RTX "Super" is of course the standard version.
  2. Hi all, I am looking to upgrade my now 6 year old PC. (Bit stupid of me of not doing this over time). I am having some throttling issues with my current config, especially when I am downloading things (my cpu spikes up to 100%) everything starts to lag and stutter. I am having difficulties in choosing what I want to upgrade. With my current config it is almost even more economic for me to just buy a brand new PC where I am from, when I get to a certain price point. I am a casual gamer, my favorite games are usually openworld and single player. Gaming at 1080p. I have one ultrawide 34inch screen (AMD freesync) and one 24inch monitor. Both are 144hz. I am now looking to use my PC for video editing etc. So I am widening my use cases. I will post the parts I have looked at in USD converted from my currency. These are the parts that I want to change: - GTX 780 standard MSI version (nothing fancy with multiple fans etc.) - i7-4770k - MSI z87-G45 - 16GB RAM clocked at 1666MHz or 1333MHz cannot remember. Is way to low anyway by today's standards I believe. This is my PSU I think it should be more than enough: - 650W power supply These are the parts that I have looked at: Motherboards: - ASUS ROG Strix B450-F GAMING - Price - $129.88 (on sale in my country 24% off) I have read something about the VRM on this board, however I am not into OC that much. - MSI B450 TOMAHAWK - Price - $128 (so just the same as asus) CPU: - AMD Ryzen 7 3700x - Price - $422.95 RAM: - G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 32GB 3000MHZ - Price - $161.40 (I have no experience in RAM, these ones are the cheapest I could find) GPU: - RTX 2060 Super - Price - Starts at $505.41 (this is way to expensive for me considering I can now just buy a new pc when everything is put together...) - RTX 2060 Super - Price - Starts at $422.95 - Radeon 5700 XT - Price - $515.90 (I have read that people should wait for third parties to create their own versions, with better cooling. Again I am not into OC) - PowerColor Radeon RX VEGA 56 Red Dragon - $341.54 (on sale) Nobody sells the Nvidia 10 series anymore, (if somebody does it is extremely overpriced for some reason) and I do not want to buy it from the second hand market. Because a lot of them have been used by miners. Was very profitable here in my country for a while. Any advice/guidance would be helpfull! - Pythones
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