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Help with upgrade & compatibility

Hi, am looking to upgrade a couple of parts of my pc that is now a few years old and with websites like part picker my case and stuff is a little old so some stuff isnt showing up. 


What I currently have:

CASE: NZXT Source 340 Elite Mid-Tower 
CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.50 GHz Six-Core AM3+ CPU 6MB L2 Cache & Turbo Core
CS_FAN: Maximum Airflow with 3 x 120mm Corsair 
Cooling: Cooler Master Seidon 240V High Performance Liquid Cooling system
w/ 240mm Radiator 
HDD: 240GB WD Green SATA III Gaming MLC Solid State Disk (Single Drive)
HDD2: 2TB Seagate SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 7200rpm Hard Drive (Single Hard Drive)
MEMORY: 8GB (1x8GB) DDR3/1600mhz Dual Channel Value Memory

VIDEO: MSI GeForce(R) GTX 1060 6GB Video Card VR Ready [+94] (Single Card)
MOTHERBOARD: Gigabyte 970A-DS3P FX AMD 990FX Chipset, ATX mainboard w/
POWERSUPPLY: Corsair CX600 600W 80+ Bronze Gaming Power Supply [+19]



What I want to add: 

cpu AMD Ryzen 7 3800x 8 core 3.9ghz. 

Motherboard: Asus strix B550-f

memory: 16gb corsair ddr4 2666mhz , 2 x 8 sticks. 


Any help on wether this stuff will be compatible or any alternatives would be great, thanks:)



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43 minutes ago, ollietech said:

cpu AMD Ryzen 7 3800x 8 core 3.9ghz. 

Motherboard: Asus strix B550-f

memory: 16gb corsair ddr4 2666mhz , 2 x 8 sticks. 

Ryzen performs better with faster ram, 2666mhz will work, but 3200mhz would be minimum I would go for that.

Gaming With a 4:3 CRT

System specs below


CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X with a Noctua NH-U9S cooler 
Motherboard: Gigabyte B450 Aorus m
RAM: 16GB (2 x 8GB) of DDR4 GEIL Potenza Evo at 3200Mhz
GPU: EVGA GTX 980 Ti SC Blower Card
HDD: 7200RPM TOSHIBA DT01ACA100 1TB, External HDD: 5400RPM 2TB WD My Passport
SSD: NONE, eveything works fine, no need to upgrade, stop telling me I need an SSD.
PSU: Corsair CX650M
Displays: ViewSonic VA2012WB LCD 1680x1050p @ 75Hz,
Gateway VX920 CRT: 1920x1440@65Hz, 1600x1200@75Hz, 1200x900@100Hz, 960x720@125Hz
Gateway VX900 CRT: 1920x1440@64Hz, 1600x1200@75Hz, 1200x900@100Hz, 960x720@120Hz
(Yes, I use a CRT and I prefer gaming on one)
Cooling: Grill with filter installed onto the front panel for air intake cooling with a 120mm Corsair ML120 fan and an old recycled 92mm cooler master(forgot model) fan for exhaust.
Keyboard: Thermaltake eSPORTS MEKA PRO with Cherry MX Red switches
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if this is for gaming only, you are fine with a 3600, no need for 3800x. if you do more multithreaded work, the 3700x is usually cheaper and has roughly the same performance as the 3800x. only get the 3800x if within £20 of the 3700x.

and yes, get faster ram, 3200 minimum, 3600 ideal.

this is what i'd get:

PCPartPicker Part List
Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor £200.00 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard MSI MAG B550M MORTAR WIFI Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard £109.99 @ Amazon UK
Memory Crucial Ballistix 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory £69.59 @ Amazon UK
  Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts  
  Total £379.58
  Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-11-27 09:41 GMT+0000  


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