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Gaming PC build, component choice for an upgrade

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Hey I'm upgrading my current pc, looking for some tips on components. I'm from Portugal and not really on a budget just looking for good bang for my euros and a system that can play games on max 1080p for years to come.

                            Current;

CPU: IIntel Core 2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz                                                 >>Intel i5 8600k\9600k or rysen 2700  (280-320euros)

Cooler: http://www.coolermaster.com/cooling/cpu-air-cooler/hyper-z600/     >>Looking to keep the same with some moding (72x72mm) to (75x75mm)
Motherboard: Asus Maximus II Formula (LGA 775)                                     >>something cheap as long it is LGA1151 and Z390 ATX (120-150)
Memory: (4x2GB)8,00GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 333MHz                          >>G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB(2x8GB) DDR4-3200Mhz CL 16 or some thing similar on sale (150euros right now)
Storage: 465GB Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500GB                                        >>same
                465GB SAMSUNG HDD
Video Card: GTX 960 (Gigabyte)                                                                 >>same
Power Supply: something old and not reliable                                            >>http://www.coolermaster.com/powersupply/masterwatt-lite-series/masterwatt-lite-230v-700w/ or https://www.corsair.com/us/en/Power/Plug-Type/cx-series-config/p/CP-9020122-NA or some thing similar on sale (right now under 80euros)
 

Monitor: 1600x900 maybe 1080p or 1440 in the future

 

My main questions are;

-intel 8600k or 9600k (Im pending for 9600k for future proof)

-what motherboard brande or are all about the same

-are this PSU good or not really

 

thanks for you time in advance.

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i5 9600k, asus prime z390 a, corsiar modular 650w psu, upgrade gpu to 1070 for futureproofing(you can get really good deals on 10 series cards as of now)

 

 

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7 minutes ago, SidM said:

i5 9600k, asus prime z390 a, corsiar modular 650w psu, upgrade gpu to 1070 for futureproofing(you can get really good deals on 10 series cards as of now)

 

 

Future proofing isn't a real thing.  

 

Why would you get a 1600x900 monitor?  1080p is incredibly cheap and the standard.

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20 minutes ago, subas113 said:

Intel i5 8600k\9600k or rysen 2700  (280-320euros)

If you want bang for buck, it's Ryzen

 

20 minutes ago, subas113 said:

something cheap as long it is LGA1151 and Z390 ATX (120-150)

You don't really want to cheap out too much, especially on an overclocking motherboard for a nice CPU.

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

 

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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)

 

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53 minutes ago, SidM said:

i5 9600k, asus prime z390 a, corsiar modular 650w psu, upgrade gpu to 1070 for futureproofing(you can get really good deals on 10 series cards as of now)

 

 

Future proofing isn't a real thing.  

 

Why would you get a 1600x900 monitor?  1080p is incredibly cheap and the standard.

for now I will keep my gtx960 as it should deliver around 60fps in most games, maybe I will upgrade to future generations like 2070, or whatever comes after.

My monitor is 1600x900 because it is about 7 years old but if I buy a new one (in 1 or 2 years) it would be 1080 or 1440p that is what I meant, or maybe even 120hz but that is for another year.

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Take the rest of the money and get a decent Monitor. Then, when you go to upgrade your GPU, simply grab whatever the Ryzen 5 series is available at the time. This will still be a large performance upgrade while not costing a lot for the time being.

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