Question Looking to upgrade from my i7-3700k

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Use case is = 50% photos (LIghtroom / Photoshop), 25% Video Editing (premiere), mostly 4k footage from gopro & sony A6500, and 25% casual gaming.

Current build:

Corsair HX750 PSU
Asrock Z77 Extreme4
Core i7 3770k @ 4.4Ghz w/ Coolermaster cpu cooler
RTX2060 Super
32GB Ram
Samsung 860 1tb boot / os drive (SATA)

Last time I updated this computer (except for the graphics card which was a few weeks ago) was

I have a LG 4k monitor as well but usually games are just played at 2560x1440.

almost all my files are on a synology ds918+ , i keep very little on my pc locally other than cache files and temporary files when video editing.

I was thinking of going to a amd 3700x and a x570 montherboard, 2x16GB of ddr4 memory for now, and a 1tb M2 ssd.

Here is what I was thinking: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/PBTJsZ

Would I expect a good improvement? My 3770k has been good but struggles when it comes to 4k editing. I've heard intel is still better for premiere pro but i use a lot of other programs also (lightroom) so i'm not stuck on it, i was considering an i7-9700k also.
 

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Oh and I meant to ask I have Windows 10 pro right now, do i need to purchase an entirely new license? I had Windows 7 pro and the win10 pro was a free upgrade from that i think.
 
With a 3700X you should see a large increase in performance over the 3770k. I personally wouldn't go with the 9700k, but would do a couple changes to your parts list. If you don't want RGB RAM I would change that as well as the SSD.
PCPartPicker Part List

Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory ($149.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: OLOy 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory ($134.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: MyDigitalSSD BPX Pro 960 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($129.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $414.97
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-01-23 10:14 EST-0500

Either RAM will work with your motherboard, the G.Skill just has a little better timings. The SSD has very good performance, not as good as the Samsung, but has more endurance which would make it a good use for your project drive.
 

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With a 3700X you should see a large increase in performance over the 3770k. I personally wouldn't go with the 9700k, but would do a couple changes to your parts list. If you don't want RGB RAM I would change that as well as the SSD.
PCPartPicker Part List

Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory ($149.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: OLOy 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory ($134.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: MyDigitalSSD BPX Pro 960 GB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($129.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $414.97
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-01-23 10:14 EST-0500

Either RAM will work with your motherboard, the G.Skill just has a little better timings. The SSD has very good performance, not as good as the Samsung, but has more endurance which would make it a good use for your project drive.
Thanks, RAM is a little bit of a black hole for me. I'm not too familiar with different kinds.
 

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