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SternoXXL

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I am currently running a 5 year old I5 rig with a GTX 1070.   I was thinking about upgrading to a Ryzen system .  What processor would work best with my 1070.   

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ryzen 5 3600 works nice


PC specs:

Ryzen 9 3900X overclocked to 4.3-4.4 GHz

Corsair H100i platinum

32 GB Trident Z RGB 3200 MHz 14-14-14-34

RTX 2060

MSI MPG X570 Gaming Edge wifi

NZXT H510

Samsung 860 EVO 500GB

2 TB WD hard drive

Corsair RM 750 Watt

ASUS ROG PG248Q 

Razer Ornata Chroma

Razer Firefly 

Razer Deathadder 2013

Logitech G935 Wireless

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2 minutes ago, eeeee1 said:

ryzen 5 3600 works nice

I would wait for them to announce 4th gen ryzen before you buy anything.

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Just now, ishapli8 said:

I would wait for them to announce 4th gen ryzen before you buy anything.

ah yes, the announcement and not the launch. this isn't necessary. 


PC specs:

Ryzen 9 3900X overclocked to 4.3-4.4 GHz

Corsair H100i platinum

32 GB Trident Z RGB 3200 MHz 14-14-14-34

RTX 2060

MSI MPG X570 Gaming Edge wifi

NZXT H510

Samsung 860 EVO 500GB

2 TB WD hard drive

Corsair RM 750 Watt

ASUS ROG PG248Q 

Razer Ornata Chroma

Razer Firefly 

Razer Deathadder 2013

Logitech G935 Wireless

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I would at least wait for the announcement to see if zen 3 will be worth it and if it isn't then i would get a 3600 or something.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I was looking to upgrade now to a motherboard that may be futureproof. 

Hate buying new stuff, I wait for for the bugs to be worked out.   My old system is at its limits in 1080. 

 

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2 minutes ago, SternoXXL said:

I was looking to upgrade now to a motherboard that may be futureproof. 

Hate buying new stuff, I wait for for the bugs to be worked out.   My old system is at its limits in 1080. 

 

If you want to upgrade now I would do what eeeee1 said and get a 3600 with a decent b450 board or a b550 board if you want pcie 4.0.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Will the GTX 1070 still work with that setup.   Also what are the thoughts on 16gb vs 32gb highspeed ram

 

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2 minutes ago, SternoXXL said:

Will the GTX 1070 still work with that setup.   Also what are the thoughts on 16gb vs 32gb highspeed ram

 

A 1070 will work fine and for gaming a good 3600 cl16 kit of ram will be fine. Unless you are doing something besides gaming that uses more ram 16 gigs is all you need.

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The 3600 is fine... if you're going to just wait until X comes out you'll be waiting forever. About the RAM 16GB is plenty, make sure it's dual channel and at least 3000 MHz though.

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Normally I'd agree with "there's always something new on the horizon" but right now really not the time to be saying that.

 

Intel is effectively EOL on their aging half decade old Skylake 14nm++ technology and Ryzen 3000 series is all but discontinued.

 

If we were 6 months ago I'd say just go ahead, but given you have a functioning computer now i'd absolutely wait.


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