[SOLVED] Good 800 dollar upgrade?

ConslePeasant

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My current PC is as follows
Ryzen 5 1600
MSI B350 Tomahawk
16gb of 2933 Mhz Ram
GTX 1060 6gb
600w nonmodular PSU
1x 1tb HDD, 1x mystery 900gb HDD from a prebuilt
2x 240gb SATA SSD's
Thermaltake Versa N21 case (I hate this case, and was thinking of maybe getting the Meshify C with tempered glass)

I was thinking about upgrading to a 3700x with a new MOBO because I have really liked my experience with my Ryzen CPU, and I was thinking maybe a 5700xt becuase it seems to perform close enough to the 2070 super for 100 dollars less. I will be targeting ultra settings 1080p at 144hz at first, but plan on getting a 1440p monitor at some point in the future. Would this be a smart upgrade, or should I do something else?
 
Alright, no reason to change your motherboard, ryzen 3000 works with bios update. 3600 is plenty fast enough, 20-25% gains in FPS and pretty much everything else. 3600 is better than a 2700x for gaming. 600 watt PSU you have can’t be any good. Get a quality PSU before you fry something. Got you the case and 5700xt.
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor ($194.00 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Asus Radeon RX 5700 XT 8 GB TUF Gaming X3 OC Video Card ($389.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Meshify C ATX Mid Tower Case ($89.99 @ Walmart)
Power Supply: Corsair RMx (2018) 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($94.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $768.97
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-22 16:41 EST-0500
 
Alright, no reason to change your motherboard, ryzen 3000 works with bios update. 3600 is plenty fast enough, 20-25% gains in FPS and pretty much everything else. 3600 is better than a 2700x for gaming. 600 watt PSU you have can’t be any good. Get a quality PSU before you fry something. Got you the case and 5700xt.
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor ($194.00 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Asus Radeon RX 5700 XT 8 GB TUF Gaming X3 OC Video Card ($389.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Meshify C ATX Mid Tower Case ($89.99 @ Walmart)
Power Supply: Corsair RMx (2018) 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($94.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $768.97
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-22 16:41 EST-0500
 

ConslePeasant

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Alright, no reason to change your motherboard, ryzen 3000 works with bios update. 3600 is plenty fast enough, 20-25% gains in FPS and pretty much everything else. 3600 is better than a 2700x for gaming. 600 watt PSU you have can’t be any good. Get a quality PSU before you fry something. Got you the case and 5700xt.
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor ($194.00 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Asus Radeon RX 5700 XT 8 GB TUF Gaming X3 OC Video Card ($389.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Meshify C ATX Mid Tower Case ($89.99 @ Walmart)
Power Supply: Corsair RMx (2018) 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($94.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $768.97
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-22 16:41 EST-0500
Thanks. I figured the 3700x would be sort of pointless for my use case. I also didn't know that my MOBO supported 3rd gen Ryzen.
 

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