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got extra money for computer, what should i spend it on

Budget (including currency): 400-450 + 250

Country: us

Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: minecraft, gta v, payday 2, stuff like that. also just general use and maybe a tiny bit of editing

Other details (existing parts lists, whether any peripherals are needed, what you're upgrading from, when you're going to buy, what resolution and refresh rate you want to play at, etc): rn i got an i5 4590, 16gb ddr3, 500w psu, 2 tb+ of storage, and an rx 570. im gonna keep the graphics card, the 500w psu, and. the ssd and hard drive. everything else im upgrading. so far i got this parts list which has either purchased stuff or the prices at microcenter on cpu and motherboard. i should already be able to afford it all for like 400 to 450, but now i have an extra 250 to spend, so should i get a better graphics card, cpu, etc, or spend it on something not computer related

 

PCPartPicker Part List
Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor $179.99
Motherboard MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard $99.99
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL18 Memory $74.99 @ Corsair
Storage Silicon Power Ace A55 256 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive Purchased For $0.00
Storage Seagate Barracuda Compute 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Purchased For $0.00
Video Card XFX Radeon RX 570 8 GB Video Card Purchased For $0.00
Case Phanteks Eclipse P300A Mesh ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Thermaltake Smart 500 W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply Purchased For $0.00
  Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts  
  Total $414.96
  Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-12-20 17:51 EST-0500  

btw the storage are just random parts because idk what brand mine are theyre just generic

pc specs:

 

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i5 4590

16gb ddr3 1600mhz

optiplex 9020mt motherboard

256gb ssd, 2tb hdd

xfx rx 570 8gb

optiplex 9020mt case

thermaltake 500w smart

 

 

optiplex gaming pcs > flashy gaming pcs 

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With the planned upgrade config, I think the gpu would be the next thing you would want to upgrade. So id spend that $250 on something else, or wait for gpus to come down in price.

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I would save the 250 dollars for a video card down the line when stock and prices go back to normal and there are actually lower end cards available. 

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11 minutes ago, m0oble said:

Budget (including currency): 400-450 + 250

Country: us

Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: minecraft, gta v, payday 2, stuff like that. also just general use and maybe a tiny bit of editing

Other details (existing parts lists, whether any peripherals are needed, what you're upgrading from, when you're going to buy, what resolution and refresh rate you want to play at, etc): rn i got an i5 4590, 16gb ddr3, 500w psu, 2 tb+ of storage, and an rx 570. im gonna keep the graphics card, the 500w psu, and. the ssd and hard drive. everything else im upgrading. so far i got this parts list which has either purchased stuff or the prices at microcenter on cpu and motherboard. i should already be able to afford it all for like 400 to 450, but now i have an extra 250 to spend, so should i get a better graphics card, cpu, etc, or spend it on something not computer related

 

PCPartPicker Part List
Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor $179.99
Motherboard MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard $99.99
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL18 Memory $74.99 @ Corsair
Storage Silicon Power Ace A55 256 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive Purchased For $0.00
Storage Seagate Barracuda Compute 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Purchased For $0.00
Video Card XFX Radeon RX 570 8 GB Video Card Purchased For $0.00
Case Phanteks Eclipse P300A Mesh ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Thermaltake Smart 500 W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply Purchased For $0.00
  Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts  
  Total $414.96
  Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-12-20 17:51 EST-0500  

btw the storage are just random parts because idk what brand mine are theyre just generic

For the storage, get an SSD. Samsung has good internal SSDs. The case is good, but if you're willing to spend slightly more, I would get this. It has built in RGB fans, and are good and well built. Amazon.com: Phanteks Eclipse P400A Digital ATX Mid-Tower(PH-EC400ATG_DBK01), Mesh Front Panel, Tempered Glass, Digital-RGB, Black: Computers & Accessories

 

And for the motherboard, get one with WiFi. Asus has good WiFi motherboards. They might be slightly out of your budget, but you can compare prices on PCPartPicker. 

 

With the extra money, I would upgrade your GPU. But make sure the CPU and GPU aren't extrememly far from each other in performance, since you don't want bottlenecking.

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