Question Build comment/advice: £500/USD600 build for light gaming

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I'm building a pc for my gf, budget of about £500/USD600 (+-100). She'll mainly be using it for light gaming (Sims, Civ 6 etc), browsing and work. I've got this planned so far, wondering if people have any comments or would like to even propose an entirely new build for me, I'm all ears. Much appreciated! PS: the £81 RX 570 was a manufacturer refurb card that was recommended to me. I'm unsure about the case, as I've read reviews about it having poor thermals.

PCPartPicker Part List: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/fHrTNq
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 (14nm) 3.2 GHz 6-Core Processor (£91.00)
Motherboard: ASRock B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard (£75.60 @ CCL Computers)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory (£77.81 @ CCL Computers)
Storage: Crucial P1 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive (£103.94 @ BT Shop)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon RX 570 8 GB PULSE Video Card (£81.00)
Case: Cooler Master MasterBox Q300L MicroATX Mini Tower Case (£58.31 @ Overclockers.co.uk)
Power Supply: be quiet! System Power 9 CM 500 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply (£68.40 @ More Computers)
Wireless Network Adapter: Gigabyte GC-WB1733D-I PCIe x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter (£28.00)
Total: £584.06
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-04-06 23:36 BST+0100

Appreciate ANY comments, suggestions and feedback. Thank you in advance!
 
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PCPartPicker Part List

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
CPU | AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor | £112.86 @ Senetic
Motherboard | MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard | £69.99 @ Ebuyer
Memory | Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory | £73.98 @ Aria PC
Storage | ADATA XPG SX6000 Pro 512 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive | £64.08 @ CCL Computers
Video Card | XFX Radeon RX 580 8 GB GTS XXX ED Video Card | £144.98 @ AWD-IT
Case | GameMax Centauri ATX Mid Tower Case | £30.17 @ Box Limited
Power Supply | Corsair CXM (2015) 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply | £60.97 @ Laptops Direct
Wireless Network Adapter | Asus PCE-AC55BT PCIe x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter | £32.98 @ Ebuyer
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total | £590.01
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-04-07 04:39 BST+0100 |
 
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I'm unsure whether to go for the AsRock B450m Pro4 or the MSI B450m Pro-VDH MAX....

Anyone have any thoughts on this, or knows which is better?
 
I'm unsure whether to go for the AsRock B450m Pro4 or the MSI B450m Pro-VDH MAX....

Anyone have any thoughts on this, or knows which is better?
You can go with either board. The MSI MAX Series launched along with Ryzen 3rd gen. CPUs, so they are equipped with a 32 MB BIOS chip (instead of a 16 MB chip on older B450 motherboards) that allows for support for all AM4 processors supported by the chipset and support for the familiar, full-featured MSI UEFI BIOS (Click BIOS 5).
 

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