Question ~$1000 gaming PC upgrade build

Apr 22, 2018
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Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: This week

Budget Range: ~$1000 (flexible)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming and browsing are the main uses

Are you buying a monitor: No



Parts to Upgrade: (e.g.: CPU, mobo, RAM) Include Power Supply Make & Model If Re-using

Do you need to buy OS: Getting a new motherboard so I'll need to purchase Windows 10
Please note that if you're using an OEM license of Windows, you will need a new one when buying a new motherboard.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon as I have Prime; can also do pick ups from Best Buy

Location: NYC, NY, USA

Parts Preferences: Intel for CPU, NVidia GPU

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution: 1440, 144hz refresh

Additional Comments: My case has transparent sides with black interior and blue lights so I try to keep with that motif when possible. I am open to upgrading my RAM if necessary, but the monitor and case are recent purchases so I’d rather stick with those. I also prefer the motherboard to have Bluetooth and USB-C, though not necessarily a deal breaker if not.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Was having issues booting up which was not stopping my usage but was annoying and I felt ready to have a more powerful gaming setup rather than identify the problem
Parts:
Looking to buy:
CPU: Intel i5-9600K
https://www.bestbuy.com/site/intel-core-i5-9600k-six-core-3-7-ghz-desktop-processor/6302020.p?skuId=6302020

Cooler: Cooler Master RR-212S-20PC-R1 Hyper 212 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07H22TC1N/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_LkkBCbP226SCS

PSU: CORSAIR TXM 650M Gold, semi-modular https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N18J52E?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share

Motherboard: ASRock Z270 Killer SLI/AC (PC Part Picker says this motherboard may not be compatible with 8th Gen Intel. I'm more invested in the CPU than this motherboard)
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N6NWA0L?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share

GPU: EVGA GeForce RTX 2060
https://www.bestbuy.com/site/evga-geforce-rtx-2060-xc-ultra-gaming-6gb-gddr6-pci-express-3-0-graphics-card-with-dual-hdb-fans/6321301.p?skuId=6321301

Already have:
Monitor: Dell S2716
https://www.bestbuy.com/site/dell-27-led-qhd-g-sync-monitor-black/5293502.p?skuId=5293502

RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B013J7T5K6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_rtkBCbWXH756X

Case: Rosewill ATX Mid Tower https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01M6TV6PC?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share

Storage: Sandisk Ultra II 480GB SSD
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00M8ABFX6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_5ulBCbP37M9ZX

Samsung 860 EVO 1TB SSD
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B078DPCY3T/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_.wlBCbWHHEJYX

I also have an old HDD which I just have as backup storage. I’m not sure of the model as I've had it for a number of years, but figured I’d mention it just in case.
 

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