Question Need advice for upgrade

ThunderMS34

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Current specs

CPU: i9-9900k
CPU Cooler: Cryorig H5 Ultimate 76 CFM
GPU: MSI 3070ti Gaming X Trio 8G
MOBO: Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Ultra
MEMORY: Crucial Ballistix 3600 CL16 64GB (32x2) DDR4
PSU: SeaSonic Focus Plus 850 Gold 80+ Full Modular
CASE: Fractal Design Define R5 (Using all the Harddrive bays and the Optical Drive Bay)

I basically just wanna upgrade my Motherboard and CPU and obviously the Cooler and I'd like to stick to air cooling. I've read that the Noctua H15 is pretty good for air cooling a 12900k if thats the route I go to.

I mainly play iRacing and American Truck/Euro Truck Simulator in VR with an Oculus Rift S and I get some dips in FPS mainly on iRacing. But I also play other games which I know will run maxed out with whatever upgrade I go for.

I dont really care if its Intel or AMD, but the motherboard I use must be compatible with DDR4 and have atleast 7 USB 2.0/3.0 ports

And maybe a suggestion for a USB hub thing.
 

Why_Me

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Current specs

CPU: i9-9900k
CPU Cooler: Cryorig H5 Ultimate 76 CFM
GPU: MSI 3070ti Gaming X Trio 8G
MOBO: Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Ultra
MEMORY: Crucial Ballistix 3600 CL16 64GB (32x2) DDR4
PSU: SeaSonic Focus Plus 850 Gold 80+ Full Modular
CASE: Fractal Design Define R5 (Using all the Harddrive bays and the Optical Drive Bay)

I basically just wanna upgrade my Motherboard and CPU and obviously the Cooler and I'd like to stick to air cooling. I've read that the Noctua H15 is pretty good for air cooling a 12900k if thats the route I go to.

I mainly play iRacing and American Truck/Euro Truck Simulator in VR with an Oculus Rift S and I get some dips in FPS mainly on iRacing. But I also play other games which I know will run maxed out with whatever upgrade I go for.

I dont really care if its Intel or AMD, but the motherboard I use must be compatible with DDR4 and have atleast 7 USB 2.0/3.0 ports

And maybe a suggestion for a USB hub thing.
What country are you located and what is your budget?
 

Why_Me

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What about getting an i9-12700k?
And for motherboard I'd prefer a MSI product.
There's a one frame per second difference between the 12700K / KF and the 12700 / F not to mention the latter of those cpu's uses less power, creates less heat and cost less. If you do go with the 12700K / KF then this board down below has gotten good reviews.

https://www.amazon.com/MSI-MAG-Z690-DDR4-Motherboard/dp/B09GLD72QH
MSI MAG Z690 Tomahawk WiFi DDR4 $259.99

https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/MAG-Z690-TOMAHAWK-WIFI-DDR4

https://www.amazon.com/Noctua-NH-D15-chromax-Black-Dual-Tower-Cooler/dp/B07Y87YHRH/
Noctua NH-D15 chromax.Black, Dual-Tower CPU Cooler $109.95

or ...

https://www.amazon.com/Noctua-NH-D15-heatpipe-NF-A15-140mm/dp/B00L7UZMAK/
Noctua NH-D15, CPU Cooler with 2X NF-A15 PWM 140mm Fans (Brown) $99.95
 

ThunderMS34

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There's a one frame per second difference between the 12700K / KF and the 12700 / F not to mention the latter of those cpu's uses less power, creates less heat and cost less. If you do go with the 12700K / KF then this board down below has gotten good reviews.

https://www.amazon.com/MSI-MAG-Z690-DDR4-Motherboard/dp/B09GLD72QH
MSI MAG Z690 Tomahawk WiFi DDR4 $259.99

https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/MAG-Z690-TOMAHAWK-WIFI-DDR4

https://www.amazon.com/Noctua-NH-D15-chromax-Black-Dual-Tower-Cooler/dp/B07Y87YHRH/
Noctua NH-D15 chromax.Black, Dual-Tower CPU Cooler $109.95

or ...

https://www.amazon.com/Noctua-NH-D15-heatpipe-NF-A15-140mm/dp/B00L7UZMAK/
Noctua NH-D15, CPU Cooler with 2X NF-A15 PWM 140mm Fans (Brown) $99.95
That's what I've figured, thanks I'll probably go with the i7-12700k with the MSi Z690 and the Black NH D15
 
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