Question Budget PC upgrade (gtx 1060, i7-2600k) ?

Devo177

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Current Specs:
PSU: Corsair RM550x 550W
Motherboard: Gigabyte Z68AP - D3
Ram: Mushkin 4 x 4gb (16GB) DDR3
CPU: i7 2600k @4.4ghz
GPU: GTX 1060 6GB

im looking to upgrade cpu / motherboard / ram to bring my pc into the mordern world, im hoping to do this as cheap as possible ($500 max ~$300 preferred) AUD

the most intense gaming i play is Guild wars 2 which i believe is more cpu intense

any reccommendations / ideas / input on if its even worth doing is appreciated :)
 

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This should do:

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i3-12100 3.3 GHz Quad-Core Processor ($195.00 @ MSY Technology)
Motherboard: MSI PRO B660M-P DDR4 Micro ATX LGA1700 Motherboard ($159.00 @ PLE Computers)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory ($94.00 @ Amazon Australia)
Total: $448.00

Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2022-09-21 05:30 AEST+1000


Your budget isn't enough to get better CPU. But you can save some money, if you go with the cheapest MoBo and RAM (which i don't suggest). Like so:

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i3-12100 3.3 GHz Quad-Core Processor ($195.00 @ MSY Technology)
Motherboard: ASRock H610M-HDV/M.2 Micro ATX LGA1700 Motherboard ($109.00 @ BPC Technology)
Memory: Silicon Power SP016GBLFU320X22 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL22 Memory ($68.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Total: $372.00

Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2022-09-21 05:33 AEST+1000


Keep in mind that when you pay peanuts - you will get monkeys.
 
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