Question "upgrading" my 10 years old rig

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So I have a 10 years old rig as I mentioned, based on i7 3770K, and noctua n14d for cooling, some samsung pro SSD, gigabyte 2060 super GPU (that's already newer obviously), don't remember the RAM (prob. DDR3) and mobo.
So probably I need almost new rig. this is my aims:

Approximate Purchase Date: not stressed about it, sometime in the upcoming 2-3 months

Budget Range: I am aiming to a nice rig (probably more than i really need, so budget up to 2000$ in which I wish to buy a really nice GPU.

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Some gaming (mainly COD MW2), and some photo editing (a photographer as a hobby), maybe some really basic video editing in the future.
want it to be future proof as my current rig which is still capabale of running COD even when it is this old.

Are you buying a monitor: No, own an LG 34" screen.

Parts to Upgrade: Mobo, CPU, GPU, PSU, RAM (DDR4), HD (NVME), Cooling (?), CASE!

Location: Seoul, South Korea

Parts Preferences: First of all it's going to be white build so I am aiming to white parts..
Intel for CPU (prob. i7), Mobo - I prefer the Asus ones, though it's not must. for GPU I thought to go on the 3080 series, but open for suggestions.
Cooling - well, i never tried water cooling, but I kinda like the idea and looks, but haven't decided yet air vs water.
site I am using here for prices (it's korean but i use translate page in chrome) - https://www.danawa.com/, there is also coupang, and gmarket, but danawa is a comparison of prices website so it's easier.

Overclocking: Yes, probably will do some, defenitly not in any extreme, just learning the topic.

SLI or Crossfire: no

Your Monitor Resolution: 4K

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading:
Just think it is time for a new computer, I want it to operate faster and upgrade my gaming experience (Latest BF for example, didn't work well, but that is true for everyone else as well :) )

thanks ahead for the help,
Oren.
 
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So I have a 10 years old rig as I mentioned, based on i7 3770K, and noctua n14d for cooling, some samsung pro SSD, gigabyte 2060 super GPU (that's already newer obviously), don't remember the RAM (prob. DDR3) and mobo.
So probably I need almost new rig. this is my aims:

Approximate Purchase Date: not stressed about it, sometime in the upcoming 2-3 months

Budget Range: I am aiming to a nice rig (probably more than i really need, so budget up to 2000$ in which I wish to buy a really nice GPU.

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Some gaming (mainly COD MW2), and some photo editing (a photographer as a hobby), maybe some really basic video editing in the future.
want it to be future proof as my current rig which is still capabale of running COD even when it is this old.

Are you buying a monitor: No, own an LG 34" screen.

Parts to Upgrade: Mobo, CPU, GPU, PSU, RAM (DDR4), HD (NVME), Cooling (?), CASE!

Location: Seoul, South Korea

Parts Preferences: First of all it's going to be white build so I am aiming to white parts..
Intel for CPU (prob. i7), Mobo - I prefer the Asus ones, though it's not must. for GPU I thought to go on the 3080 series, but open for suggestions.
Cooling - well, i never tried water cooling, but I kinda like the idea and looks, but haven't decided yet air vs water.
site I am using here for prices (it's korean but i use translate page in chrome) - https://www.danawa.com/, there is also coupang, and gmarket, but danawa is a comparison of prices website so it's easier.

Overclocking: Yes, probably will do some, defenitly not in any extreme, just learning the topic.

SLI or Crossfire: no

Your Monitor Resolution: 4K

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading:
Just think it is time for a new computer, I want it to operate faster and upgrade my gaming experience (Latest BF for example, didn't work well, but that is true for everyone else as well :) )

thanks ahead for the help,
Oren.
Normally...I'd say wait for 2 to 3 months to take a look at the upcoming Intels....13600 and 13700 non-K processors.

But you say you want to overclock. The non-Ks are not suitable for overclocking.

Are you aware of how little use overclocking is on the last few Intel CPU generations?

Do you want to overclock purely as a hobby or curiosity? Or because you expect a significant difference in performance?
 

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I'd wait until January when the i7 13700 - 13700F is released. If I were building today with your budget I'd do something like this ...

Board

https://usr.icoda.co.kr/item/view/1238937

https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/MAG-B660M-BAZOOKA-DDR4

CPU

https://usr.icoda.co.kr/item/view/1225317

https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/134592/intel-core-i712700f-processor-25m-cache-up-to-4-90-ghz.html

CPU Cooler

https://usr.icoda.co.kr/item/view/1205325

https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/deepcool-ak620-review

RAM

https://usr.icoda.co.kr/item/view/1232484

 

droreni

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Normally...I'd say wait for 2 to 3 months to take a look at the upcoming Intels....13600 and 13700 non-K processors.

But you say you want to overclock. The non-Ks are not suitable for overclocking.

Are you aware of how little use overclocking is on the last few Intel CPU generations?

Do you want to overclock purely as a hobby or curiosity? Or because you expect a significant difference in performance?
First reason, I don't think I will need the difference in the performance now, may in a few years when my rig will become "obsolete" I will overlook it to reach closer to what's going to be the needs then..
Maybe it's not a good enough reason for increasing the price of everything just for it.. I don't know..
 

droreni

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I'd wait until January when the i7 13700 - 13700F is released. If I were building today with your budget I'd do something like this ...

Board

https://usr.icoda.co.kr/item/view/1238937

https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/MAG-B660M-BAZOOKA-DDR4

CPU

https://usr.icoda.co.kr/item/view/1225317

https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/134592/intel-core-i712700f-processor-25m-cache-up-to-4-90-ghz.html

CPU Cooler

https://usr.icoda.co.kr/item/view/1205325

https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/deepcool-ak620-review

RAM

https://usr.icoda.co.kr/item/view/1232484

I don't like the ITX Mobo's that much, would prefer a ATX, and more importantly - I wish to build a white rig, so I would try to get white parts for mobo, ram, etc.

Thanks for the trouble you went through to help, I will definitely though will give it a closer look for the standards you aimed..
 
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