Question Upgrading from 4th gen to 10th gen, basically new build suggestions/help

welshxking

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Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: this month

Budget Range: £1,000 (Without GPU)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming

Are you buying a monitor: No

Current build:
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
CPU
Intel Core i7 4790K @ 4.00GHz 35 °C
Haswell 22nm Technology
RAM
16.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 1199MHz (11-13-13-31)
Motherboard
MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) (SOCKET 0) 34 °C
Graphics
S240HL (1920x1080@60Hz)
LG ULTRAWIDE (2560x1080@60Hz) Main Monitor
4095MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 (MSI) 58 °C
Storage
223GB SanDisk SDSSDA240G (SATA (SSD)) 37 °C
1863GB Western Digital WDC WD2003FZEX-00Z4SA0 (SATA ) 29 °C
PSU
Corsair Professional 850 W 80+ Gold

Parts to Upgrade: I will be replacing everything other than the GPU and PSU (for now)

Do you need to buy OS: No, will be using existing Windows 10.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon, eBuyer (UK Sites)

Location: UK

Parts Preferences: Intel, MSI - I like MSI bios and such but open to other brands

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: No

Your Monitor Resolution: 2560x1080 Main & 1920x1080

Here's a build I put together which I might get:
PCPartPicker Part List

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
CPU | Intel Core i7-10700K 3.8 GHz 8-Core Processor | £352.99 @ Technextday
CPU Cooler | NZXT Kraken X53 73.11 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler | £116.31 @ Amazon UK
Motherboard | MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK ATX LGA1200 Motherboard | £189.98 @ Box Limited
Memory | Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 CL16 Memory | £54.98 @ Amazon UK
Case | NZXT H510i ATX Mid Tower Case | £99.87 @ Amazon UK
Power Supply | Corsair Professional 850 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply |-
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total | £814.13
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-09-07 15:37 BST+0100 |


And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: I've been putting off a GPU and RAM upgrade for awhile since I needed a new mobo for the DDR4 ram and If I did that I would have needed a new CPU also and up till this point my build has honestly kept up with what I've wanted it to do, but I've noticed the past few months I'm having to lower my settings and well my CPU is 6 generations outdated now and my GPU is 5 years old so I think the time is now ahead of the RTX 3000 launch which I will be getting a 3070/80 when the stock is available.

Do you think the parts above are suitable for the 3000 series and that they are a good choice with the case ect? I'd like to not have to upgrade again for a few years, unless its just adding more ram.

Thanks
 

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