Looking to upgrade my rig in November. Could I possibly get some full upgrade advice for $1000 or less?

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I'm looking to upgrade my computer come November, when Black Friday/Cyber Monday rolls around. I make about $1000 a paycheck, so I'm basing my budget off of that. Here are my specs:

Mobo: AMD 760G Chipset
CPU: AMD FX-6300 6-Core, 3500 MHz
GPU: NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti 8GB
RAM: 8GB DDR3(?)
PSU: Insignia 550W ATX12V 2.4/EPS12V 2.92 Power Supply
Monitor: Acer G226HQL 21.5-Inch Screen LED Monitor

If I could get some suggestions on where to start, specific products, etc. I know I'll have to replace the motherboard for sure, and I want to upgrade the CPU, but I have no idea where to start, or how those different products compare. I'm taking a Hardware/Software Support course at my college right now and I'm hoping by November I'll know a bit more about the nitty gritty stuff on how to change out a mobo and all that, but the actual choosing of specific products is beyond me, except when it comes to GPU's
 
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I’m pretty sure it’s one of those generic Best Buy power supplies (Insignia, I think). My monitor is a Acer G226HQL 21.5-Inch Screen LED Monitor. This computer will mostly be used for AAA gaming of the current gen, as well as software development (mostly mobile development with emulators, and Java/Python stuff)
 

Corwin65

Admirable
There are lots of changes coming between now and November. Additionally, Black Friday Sales are not necessarily better than what you can get any other time of the year except for a few items.
Wait until the end of October and ask again as we will have a better idea on the new GPU's and pricing in general.
 

helpstar

Illustrious
for now, I would look into something like this, if you can reuse your case. Do you have hard drives you can reuse?
I don´t know about the bestbuy PSU, so I added a usually better power supply to the list.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel - Core i5-8400 2.8GHz 6-Core Processor ($199.79 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte - H370 HD3 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($90.01 @ Newegg)
Memory: Team - Vulcan 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($134.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung - 860 Evo 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($107.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: MSI - GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card ($379.99 @ B&H)
Power Supply: SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $982.76
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-08-23 03:30 EDT-0400
 
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I do have a hard drive that I can use, I'm just not sure what brand it is; I'll have to check. It's a 1TB, that I know for sure. I'm pretty sure I can reuse my case; it's a mid-tower. But yeah, that build is exactly what I need, and I've been thinking to move to an SSD. The problem is, I want to do a fresh reinstall of Windows, and I'll have to figure that out and reinstall all my stuff
 

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