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Best CPU, Mobo, and DDR4

I currently use my pc for video games mostly 4K 60Hz Ultra a bit of you tube and streaming.

I currently have:

i7 4790K 4.60GHz 1.290v 4 years old

With H100iv2 cooling it 6 months old

DDR3 16GB 2.40GHz 1.65v 6 months old 

Z97ASUSMaximusVIIHERO3201 4 years

PSU Corsair AX860w 4 years old 

EVGA XC RTX 2080 overclocked

Corsair 460x case with 6 fans 

850 EVO 500GB 840 EVO 256GB

Is my PSU still good enough? 

Should I upgrade now or wait for DDR5?

Yes I plan on overclocking

If you do recommend on upgrading what should I get I’m leaning towards 8700k and Asus z370 and not sure what speed of DDR4. I want it to be good for 4-5 years.


Thank you



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8 minutes ago, Hayter said:

Is my PSU still good enough?

Should last you a good while longer, and won't fail very spontaneously either. The AX series is very high end. 


Only upgrade your system if it's not performing the way you want. Are you not reaching the performance you'd like to see with 4k60? Is streaming a problem? No need for a new motherboard if you won't see the difference.

I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B


Primary PC:

i7 8086k (won) - EVGA Z370 Classified K - G.Skill Trident Z RGB - WD SN750 - Jedi Order Titan Xp - Hyper 212 Black (with RGB Riing flair) - EVGA G3 650W - dual booting Windows 10 and Linux - Black and green theme, Razer brainwashed me.

Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.


Linux Proliant ML150 G6:

Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - dark mode Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)


How many watts do I need? Seasonic Focus thread, PSU misconceptions, protections explainedgroup reg is bad

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