Build Advice Looking to build a new system around a Ryzen 3600. B450 or X570? 5700XT or SUPER? Just don't bother at all?

Jul 9, 2019
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Hello all, new to tom'sHARDWARE here. As the title says, I'm looking to build a new system once the bills are paid and I've got disposable income, hopefully in about a month or so. And if possible I'd like to try and
maintain a balance between Price to Performance and future upgrade-ability. Here's the old budget system I'm using right now, built back in May of 2017:

PCPartPicker Part List

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
CPU | Intel - Pentium G4600 3.6 GHz Dual-Core Processor |-
Motherboard | MSI - H110M PRO-VD PLUS Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard | $56.99 @ Amazon
Memory | Crucial - Ballistix Sport LT 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-2400 Memory | $38.95 @ Amazon
Storage | Western Digital - AV-GP 500 GB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive | $19.88 @ Amazon
Video Card | MSI - GeForce GTX 1050 2 GB Video Card | $124.99 @ Newegg
Case | Rosewill - FBM-01 MicroATX Mini Tower Case | $24.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply | EVGA - BR 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply | $39.89 @ OutletPC
Monitor | Acer - G226HQLBbd 21.5" 1920x1080 60 Hz Monitor | $89.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard | Redragon - K552 Wired Gaming Keyboard | $32.99 @ Amazon
Mouse | Redragon - Centrophorus M601 Wired Optical Mouse | $12.99 @ Amazon
Headphones | SteelSeries - Arctis 5 7.1 Channel Headset |-
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total (before mail-in rebates) | $451.66
| Mail-in rebates | -$10.00
| Total | $441.66
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-07-09 19:57 EDT-0400 |

And here is the system that I'm planning on building

PCPartPicker Part List

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
CPU | AMD - Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor | $199.00 @ B&H
Motherboard | MSI - X570-A PRO ATX AM4 Motherboard | $159.99 @ B&H
Memory | Team - T-Force XTREEM 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory | $79.99 @ Newegg
Storage | Team - L5 LITE 3D 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive | $76.99 @ Newegg
Video Card | XFX - Radeon RX 5700 XT 8 GB Video Card | $399.99 @ B&H
Case | Antec - P8 ATX Mid Tower Case | $29.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply | Thermaltake - Toughpower GOLD 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply | $49.99 @ Newegg
Monitor | VIOTEK - GN34CW 34.0" 3440x1440 100 Hz Monitor | $399.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard | Corsair - K68 RGB Wired Gaming Keyboard | $79.99 @ Amazon
Mouse | Logitech - G305 (Black) Wireless Optical Mouse | $47.79 @ Amazon
Headphones | SteelSeries - ARCTIS 7 2019 Edition 7.1 Channel Headset | $122.53 @ Amazon
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total (before mail-in rebates) | $1721.24
| Mail-in rebates | -$75.00
| Total | $1646.24
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-07-09 20:12 EDT-0400 |

Now, I've heard a lot of things in the last month or so leading up to AMD's new generation of CPUs and GPUs along with Nvidia's SUPER lineup.
From what I can gather, the only functional differences between the B450 and X570 are that X570 boards (even the lowest end ones) offer power delivery comparable to or better than equivalent
X470 motherboards, and PCI-E Gen 4. And from what I'm consistently hearing, PCI-E Gen 4 is basically pointless for anybody (i.e., me) not willing to spend well North of of $200 for a single TB of PCI-E Gen 4 NVME Storage,
and that the 3600 will run perfectly fine on something like the B450 Tomahawk, provided a BIOS update.

So, is there any reason I should opt for an entry level x570 over a mid range B450 or X470 Motherboard? The only solid reason I can think of would be being able to upgrade to a Gen 4 NVME SSD when/if
the prices for those come down to somewhat reasonable levels. That and future-proofing, though I don't exactly know what I would be future-proofing myself against.

Secondly, does the part list I've put together look decent to you experienced builders here? I'm reasonably certain that I could get away with a lower wattage power supply, but at the time I'd
put this list together that was the lowest priced fully modular PSU I could find from a reputable brand. Also, will the 5700XT be able to run games at 60+ FPS/High on the monitor I've chosen? I haven't
been able to find any 5700XT benchmarks using a 3440x1440 monitor. Are all the parts I've picked of good quality or is it lacking somewhere?
Do all these parts look like they would make sense being in the same system together both functionally and aesthetically?

And most importantly, can I expect to have a better gaming/computing experience using this new, comparatively high end hardware over the old, cheap system I built two years ago? Thanks.

*Edit - I just realized that I reffered to the Toughpower Gold as fully modular. This is incorrect - it is a semi modular PSU. It doesn't matter much since I'm not using custom cables or anything, but I thought I'd correct the mistake anyways.
 
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