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Apr 13, 2020
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Hello,
I am trying to determine the best thing to upgrade in my PC. here are the components I have in it right now.
CPU: AMD fx-8350
GPU: GTX 1060 6gb
RAM: 24GB
1TB HDD
250GB SSD
Motherboard: ASUS M5A97 PLUS

Any recommendations can help! (send links if possible)
 

R_1

Illustrious
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what is the budget?
as it stands the GTX is respectable but the CPU, RAM and mobo need to go. judging by their age I am guessing a new PSU to protect the new parts is in order. what PSU do you have?

going cheap, PSU may be optional but do not skimp on the PSU.
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor ($125.98 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock B450M-HDV R4.0 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($68.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: Patriot Viper 4 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic FOCUS Plus Gold 550 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($84.00 @ Amazon)
Total: $353.95
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-04-13 20:05 EDT-0400
 

R_1

Illustrious
Ambassador
then yes a new PSU too.
you could modify the list above with another CPU or motherboard.
list above is a guide.
I used the same RAM and mobo in my last build, so I know they work together
 

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