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6 year old upgrade advice sought

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Hello and thank you for taking the time to read this. I currently have an i5 4670k, 2x4gb of Corsair vengeance 1600mhz ram and an msi z87-g43 board. I want to upgrade the processor, which In turn means I need to upgrade the board and ram. I will be doing gaming at 60fps and am happy with the my 1070 at the moment, I will also look to chance the cooling in the future but can I please have your views and advice on the processor, board and ram compatibility with the build, thank you. 


I don’t have a specific budget but will not be able buy any of the newer processors as this would be a bit expensive for me. The previous generation items have also had great reductions at the moment. 
 

PCPartPicker Part List: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/vQmHZf

CPU: Intel Core i5-9600KF 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor  ($194.99 @ Amazon) 
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler  ($34.99 @ Newegg) 
Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-P ATX LGA1151 Motherboard  ($134.99 @ B&H) 
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory  ($82.99 @ Amazon) 
Storage: Samsung 860 Evo 250 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive  ($59.99 @ Amazon) 
Storage: Western Digital BLACK SERIES 750 GB 2.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($67.00 @ Amazon) 
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($43.99 @ Newegg) 
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 1070 8 GB Video Card 
Power Supply: be quiet! System Power 9 600 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply 
Total: $618.94
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-05-23 18:39 EDT-0400

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get the ryzen 1600af or the ryzen 3600 instead. the 1600af is slightly slower than the 9600kf but is around $100 and the mobo is cheaper.  the 3600 is about the same performance is gaming, but much better in everything else and its around $150 with cheaper mobos. 

 

However, if you are willing to wait a little longer, AMD will be releasing new cpus soon. 

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