I need help deciding what sort of CPU/Mobo combo would work best for me.

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I was wondering if anyone could give me any tips on what Mobo and CPU would be a good fit for me at the moment.

I currently have a Pentium II X6 cooled with with a CM 212 evo, along with 16 Gb ddr3 memory and a GTX 1060 6gb. Upgrading to ddr4 will be too costly for me if i'm upgrading my CPU and or Mobo. I'm kind of conflicted on whether I should stick with my current am3+ Mobo and what CPU to get, or shoot for any type of lg11XX Mobo and what sort of CPU to accompany it. I'm aware if i want to upgrade to am4 I have to move up to ddr4, so that is out of the question at the moment.

Any help and or more knowledge on the subject would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Ok, I'll look into those. I figured it would be best to make the switch to Intel rather than get a 8350 or 70, this confirms it. What brand would you recommend for the Mainboard? Also would it be ok to keep my current cooling? I just bought it, and wouldnt like to bin it right away lol.
 

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Sounds good. Thanks for the help!
 

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