Question PC upgrade parts check!

Zoladex

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Hi

I've picked out a few parts with help from the guys here in the forums (thanks!)
Im about to order them and just wanted to check if ive overlooked something or have a compatibility issue.

Gaming only rig, 1080p possibly 1440 in future. CPU to be upgraded to Zen3 at a later date, thus the B550.

CPU: Ryzen 3300x
Ram: G.Skill Trident Z Neo (16-16-16-36), not available in uk so- Corsair Vengeance LPX 3600 (18-22-22-42)
MB: Gigabyte B550 Aorus Elite

Previous items
GPU: GTX 1070 (to be upgraded to 2070 super, which i believe maxes out the 3300x at 1080p)
PSU: Corsair CXM 600W (this is 9 years old now, worth replacing?)
Cooler: Noctua NH-U12S (if i can find the AMD mounts, old CPU was intel)
PCI Wifi Card
 
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Zoladex

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2070 Super with a 3300X sounds like a bit of a mismatch to me. But then again, a 2070 Super is more of a 1440p card in my opinion.

What's the ram frequency?

SSD?
RAM speed is 3600mhz, but i have not been able to find G skills cl 16 anywhere in the uk... Best i found was to ship from the US, but its around £160 then :(
So decided to switch to Corsair Vengeance LPX 3600 (18-22-22-42). Its £80 and still faster than other cl20, so think should be ok?

I have 2 SSD already, but tempted to fit an m.2 as the boot drive as impress by the ones in my laptop. Then have the ssd as storage, they are not big though :(
 

tennis2

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Power supply should be replaced.
Agreed. Now's a bad time though, PSU pricing is crazy high, so I'd probably keep the existing PSU through/till the end of this year, then replace.

Noctua will send you the AM4 bracket.

What if you get a mobo with built-in WiFi?
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor (£167.58 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: MSI MAG B550M MORTAR WIFI Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard (£154.97 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL18 Memory (£69.78 @ Aria PC)
Total: £392.33
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-08-06 16:38 BST+0100
 
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